Message from the Hoisington Public Library: Book signing with local writer Becky Gillette 5-7 p.m. Aug. 17 with a speech at 6 p.m., 169 S. Walnut. Refreshments served. Open MW, 10 am – 6 pm: TTH, Fri., Noon- 6pm; and Sat. 9 am-1 pm or call 620-653-4128.
Message from the Hoisington Public Library: Rescheduled due to speaker illness—“A New Deal for Public Art in the Free State,” 10 a.m. Aug. 12, Hoisington Public Library. Refreshments served. Open MW, 10 am – 6 pm: TTH, Fri., Noon- 6pm; and Sat. 9 am-1 pm or call 620-653-4128.
This is a reminder that online enrollment for USD 431 ends on Wednesday, August 9th. If you have not enrolled your student, please do so by that date. Go to the district website at www.usd431.net, and select "Online Enrollment Homepage" in the middle of the big red box for instructions. Pre-Registration is ONLY for NEW students to the district.
Hoisington Rec Youth Volleyball deadline 8/6 and soccer deadline is 8/13. Online links on HRC Facebook Page
IMPORTANT INFORMATION FOR 2023 GRADUATES: From the Education Foundation - For those that received any of the following scholarships: Art Gruber Memorial Buckle/Foundation Charles “Gene” Hickey Class of 1946 Class of 1953 Cletus Kaiser Education Foundation Garrett Blase Gary “Bubba” Smith Joan Parks Memorial Kroesch Orr Rowe Memorial Superior Essex Warner In order for the Education Foundation to mail your scholarship check to the college, we must have proof of enrollment. Please contact your college’s Registrar’s Office to get a copy of your enrollment. Email the copy of your enrollment to: Taylor Smith - tsmith@usd431. Please use Proof of Enrollment as the Subject Line. If you have any questions, please contact Tammy Steinert - firstname.lastname@example.org or Taylor Smith - tsmith@usd431.
The Activities Center is still open and weights is still going. Please use the north entrance as we are preparing to have work done on the south entrance and east parking lot. Thank you!
The RV Camp at the Activity Center will be closed for a couple weeks while the parking lot is worked on. Check here for updates on reopening.
Our new online payment system, eFunds for Schools, is back up & running. Thank you for your patience.
It has been brought to the attention of the district that our new online payment provider, eFunds for Schools, is not functioning properly nationwide and their IT staff are looking into the issue. If you can't get in to make a payment for enrollment, please be patient and try again at a later time. Check here for updates as progress is made.
REMINDER: Online Enrollment opens tomorrow, July 17th, and will be open through Wednesday August 9th for all new and returning students to USD 431. Please follow the link at the bottom of this post to the enrollment webpage, and then follow the appropriate instructions for your student. READ ALL INSTRUCTIONS AND FORMS CAREFULLY! If you have any issues, please contact Jordan Mooney at the USD 431 District Office via email at email@example.com, or via phone at 620-653-4134. This is a new system meant to streamline the enrollment process for the district, so please bear with us and be patient as we work through any potential issues. https://www.usd431.net/page/online-enrollment-homepage
Reminder from USD 431: Students 7th through 12th grades out for athletics will need their KSHSAA sports Physical and Concussion Form. Check for all places to sign by both the parent and student. Turn those in ASAP.
Keep your eyes peeled for information about USD 431 enrollment for the 2023-2024 school year coming soon. To prepare make sure you can log into PowerSchool. Issues with your username email Jordan at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Online Enrollment will be open for new and returning students from July 17th, 2023-August 10th, 2023, so mark your calendars! More information will be available later, so keep an eye on the website and the USD 431 app for that. Thank you.
The Blood Drive Scheduled for Hoisington High School has been moved to Hoisington Lincoln Elementary for today June 21st. This Blood Drive will run between 12:30 pm to 6:30 pm. Please enter on the south side of the building off of 5th Street. Parking is available in the front of Lincoln Elementary on Oak Street or in the back of the building. Find more information or to make an appointment at the following link: https://www.redcrossblood.org/give.html/drive-results?order=DATE&range=10&zipSponsor=67544
From the Hoisington Public Library: Hoisington Post Office is one of the post offices in the state of Kansas that has art painted in the 1930s. Learn all about it and others in “A New Deal for Public Art in the Free State,” by Kara Heitz at 10 a.m. June 17. This is brought to the Hoisington Community by a $500 grant from the Kansas Humanities program. Refreshments will be served. Hoisington Public Library, 620-653-4128.
Did you know kids lose up to 25% of reading progress during summer break? Visit Hoisington Library, 169 S. Walnut, this summer to borrow 1,000s of books for free!! Open MW, 10 am – 6 pm: TTH, Fri., Noon- 6pm; and Sat. 9 am-1 pm or call 620-653-4128.
From the Hoisington Public Library: Come to “Healthy Body, Healthy Brain,” at 6 p.m. June 8 with Monique Koerner, K-State Extension. Learn the brain/gut connection, creating a diverse microbiome, and ways to keep your brain healthy. Hoisington Public Library, Open MW, 10 am – 6 pm: TTH, Fri., Noon- 6pm; and Sat. 9 am-1 pm or call 620-653-4128.
From the Hoisington Public Library: Like Ice Cream? Hoisington Library offers free Dairy Queen and Freddy’s coupons in return for reading books. We have lots of great programs scheduled for Wednesday afternoons in June for Summer Reading, starting at 1 p.m. June 7 with Dan, Dan the Magic Man. This will be followed up with Fort Hays Maker Space at 2:30 p.m. June 14, KWEC 2:30 p.m. June 21, and the Scrabble Car at 2:30 p.m. June 28. It’s all free! Free books to borrow and return are included. Like our HPL Facebook page for more details.
Reminder that the Turf Cardinal Auction will close Noon on May 30th. If you are interested here is the link: https://www.biddingowl.com/Auction/item-detail.cfm?auctionID=32405&ItemID=1355913&viewType=1&style=7&font=0&catName=Sports