Lucas Matile
The Vikings defeat the Wildcats 37-0 on homecoming! Great job guys!
about 5 hours ago, Lucas Matile
Lucas Matile
Vikings take a 17-0 lead into half time over Northern Heights
about 6 hours ago, Lucas Matile
Lucas Matile
Vikings lead 7-0 after one quarter of play.
about 6 hours ago, Lucas Matile
Katie Riemer
Great day to work outside!
about 9 hours ago, Katie Riemer
Doug North
Mr. North’s sixth hour PE class preparing for the 2021 U.S. Open at Central Heights Country Club!
about 12 hours ago, Doug North
Ann Collins
Blue and Gold Day at CHES!
about 16 hours ago, Ann Collins
Ann Collins
Viking Pride is spread throughout the Elementary!
about 16 hours ago, Ann Collins
Ann Collins
Brian earned 20 Viking Pride tickets to sit at Mrs. Coffman's desk for the day. Great job, Brian!
about 16 hours ago, Ann Collins
Jason Brown
Middle school football loses at Osage City.
1 day ago, Jason Brown
Jason Brown
Middle school football down after 3 quarters at Osage City.
1 day ago, Jason Brown
Jason Brown
Middle school football down 0-22 at the half at Osage City.
1 day ago, Jason Brown
Jason Brown
Middle school football!
1 day ago, Jason Brown
Jason Brown
Beautiful night for football at Osage City!
1 day ago, Jason Brown
Jason Brown
Middle school football down0-8 after the 1st quarter at Osage City.
1 day ago, Jason Brown
Jason Brown
For tonight’s middle school volleyball the A team will be in the high school gym and the B and C teams will be in the middle school gym.
1 day ago, Jason Brown
Stephanie Cutburth
Ruby Bentley, a remote student, has Viking spirit! She is dressed up for spirit week!
1 day ago, Stephanie Cutburth
Nathan Hinrichs
Information on potential Middle School Athletics COVID exposure. Please continue to monitor our website and social media for updates.
1 day ago, Nathan Hinrichs
Jason Brown
Just a reminder that the middle school cross country meet for today at Wellsville has been moved to Monday 9/21. It will start at 4:30 and there will only be two races girls at 4:30 followed by the boys.
1 day ago, Jason Brown
Ann Collins
Hunter Safety Day during Spirit Week The safe hunter and the "dear" deer!
2 days ago, Ann Collins
Ann Collins
Look who showed up for 4th Grade Art Class during Western Wear Day!
2 days ago, Ann Collins
Ann Collins
Western Wear Day during Spirit Week
2 days ago, Ann Collins
Ann Collins
Second Grade Friendships!
2 days ago, Ann Collins
Jason Brown
Middle school home volleyball tournament this Saturday we are allowing 2 spectators per participant. You must wear a mask. Thank you!
3 days ago, Jason Brown
Jason Brown
Middle school volleyball and football will travel to Osage City on Thursday. There is no spectator restrictions as far as how many may attend. Please wear a mask if you are going inside for volleyball, and recommended for football.
3 days ago, Jason Brown
Jason Brown
Our Hunter Safety kids got to go outside today and test out their bow shooting skills! Of course safety was our number one priority!
4 days ago, Jason Brown
Central Heights USD
Middle School football and volleyball at Osage on Thursday will have unlimited seating.
5 days ago, Central Heights USD
High School
Our homecoming attendants are pictured below. Back Row: Treyton Smith, Trey Hamblin, Colton Caswell Front Row: Jenny Hale, Bailey Brockus, Bailey Roehl
5 days ago, High School
High School
Central Heights Homecoming candidates from left to right. Cass Burroughs, Cheyenne Higbie, Luke Cotter, Axel Roberts, Cauy Newel, Anna Thompson, Jarod Crawford, and Mary Roehl
5 days ago, High School
Nathan Hinrichs
9/13 Cross Country State Rankings. Congrats Central Heights Boys and Girls!
5 days ago, Nathan Hinrichs
Katie Riemer
Spirit Week for CHES! Go Vikings!
5 days ago, Katie Riemer
Jason Brown
CHMS A team loses to Osawatomie to end the day. They played hard and gave it their all!
7 days ago, Jason Brown
Jason Brown
CHMS B team volleyball comes from behind to beat Osawatomie. The ladies went 3-0 on the day! Great job Ladies! We are proud of you!!
7 days ago, Jason Brown
Jason Brown
B team loses 2nd game to Osawatomie, first one to 15 wins the match in this next game!
7 days ago, Jason Brown
Jason Brown
CHMS A team loses to Jayhawk Linn. They will face Osawatomie next.
7 days ago, Jason Brown
Jason Brown
CHMS B team wins first game against Osawatomie. Finish strong Lady Vikings! Great job!!
7 days ago, Jason Brown
Jason Brown
CHMS A team loses first game to Jayhawk Linn 19-25 at Oz tournament.
7 days ago, Jason Brown
Jason Brown
CHMS B team defeats Jayhawk Linn in 2nd match of the day at the Oz tournament. They are 2-0 on the day!! Great job Lady Vikings go get that 3rd match!!
7 days ago, Jason Brown
Jason Brown
CHMS B team pulls out the win in the 3rd game against Prairie View at OZ tournament! Way to show Viking power and get the win!!
7 days ago, Jason Brown
Jason Brown
CHMS B team wins first game against Prairie View and drips 2nd game at Osawatomie tournament. Game 3 starting now.
7 days ago, Jason Brown
Jason Brown
CHMS A team loses first match to PV at Osawatomie tournament.
7 days ago, Jason Brown
Jason Brown
CHMS volleyball loses to Prairie View in first game. If Osawatomie tournament.
7 days ago, Jason Brown
Lucas Matile
The Vikings fall to the Eagles. Homecoming next week vs Northern Heights.
7 days ago, Lucas Matile
Lucas Matile
The Vikings trail the Olpe Eagles at the half.
7 days ago, Lucas Matile
High School
Homecoming Spirit Week!
8 days ago, High School
Jason Brown
Middle School football down 0-40 at halftime to West Franklin.
8 days ago, Jason Brown
Jason Brown
West Franklin scores to open up the 2nd quarter in Middle School football.
8 days ago, Jason Brown
Jason Brown
West Franklin scores in middle school football to go up 16-0 in the first quarter.
8 days ago, Jason Brown
Jason Brown
West Franklin scores in the first quarter of the middle school football game and goes up 8-0.
8 days ago, Jason Brown
Jason Brown
A team middle school volleyball loses the 2nd match to West Franklin to end the night.
8 days ago, Jason Brown
Jason Brown
C team middle school volleyball loses game 2 and then comes back in game 3 to take the match!! Way to battle lady Vikings!!!!!
8 days ago, Jason Brown
Jason Brown
CHMS A team volleyball loses 1st game of 2nd match 20-25. Game 2 up in 3 minutes.
8 days ago, Jason Brown
Jason Brown
C team middle school volleyball wins their first game of the night 25-15. Nice job Lady Vikings!! Game 2 up in 3 minutes.
8 days ago, Jason Brown
Jason Brown
CHMS A team volleyball loses to West Franklin in 2 games in their first match of the night.
8 days ago, Jason Brown
Jason Brown
CHMS B team volleyball beats West Franklin in 2 games in their match. Nice job Lady Vikings!!!
8 days ago, Jason Brown
Central Heights USD
Central Heights is accepting applications for a full time substitute. You must have a teaching degree. Please email Terrie Titus at ttitus@usd288.org if you are interested.
9 days ago, Central Heights USD
Central Heights USD
Below is the link to the live stream for the football at Olpe tomorrow night: https://www.facebook.com/OlpeSchools
9 days ago, Central Heights USD
Lucas Matile
Congrats to Luke Brown for being the winner of Mrs. Kinyon's Kahoot review game today!
9 days ago, Lucas Matile
Jason Brown
Hunter Safety students learning how to handle a bow before we go out to shoot live!
9 days ago, Jason Brown
Lucas Matile
MS volleyball JV and C-team both dropped their second matchup of the night vs Burlington.
10 days ago, Lucas Matile
Lucas Matile
Middle School volleyball results: JV defeats Prairie View in two, C-team defeated Prairie View in three. Great start to the evening Vikings!
10 days ago, Lucas Matile
Central Heights USD
Free Meal Information!
11 days ago, Central Heights USD
Jason Brown
Our 7th grade science students are using microscopes to look at prepared specimens. We are sanitizing after each use!!!
11 days ago, Jason Brown
Kathleen Hinrichs
Checkout this fun Viking design made by CH student, Eve Stephenson. She created this image showcasing our Viking Pride in her Graphic Design class last week.
13 days ago, Kathleen Hinrichs
Kathleen Hinrichs
We had a great Senior Night last night! Proud of them all!
13 days ago, Kathleen Hinrichs
Central Heights USD
Are you looking for a great opportunity to work with our AMAZING students? We have the job just for you! We are accepting applications for substitute teachers and para subs. Please contact Terrie Titus at ttitus@usd288.org or call at 785-869-3455 X 1212.
15 days ago, Central Heights USD
Stephanie Cutburth
The man behind the scenes...Tyler Smith! Tyler goes above and beyond for everyone at Central Heights and we are fortunate to have him as our go-to for technology! Thanks for all you do Tyler!
15 days ago, Stephanie Cutburth
Jason Brown
C team middle school volleyball loses to Council Grove.
15 days ago, Jason Brown
Jason Brown
B team loses to Council Grove in volleyball.
15 days ago, Jason Brown
Jason Brown
A team middle school volleyball loses both matches to Council Grove it it’s season opener.
15 days ago, Jason Brown
Jason Brown
Middle school football loses to Council Grove 38-0 in the home opener for the Vikings.
15 days ago, Jason Brown
Ann Collins
Pretty As A Picture It was picture day at CHES!
15 days ago, Ann Collins
Central Heights USD
We will be streaming our middle school games tonight. Make sure to check out our Central Heights Facebook Page.
16 days ago, Central Heights USD
Bob Risch
Last Chance to get some Central Heights gear and support the Viking Football Team. https://stores.inksoft.com/ws39731/shop/home
16 days ago, Bob Risch
Central Heights USD
Don't forget fall sports pictures are tomorrow, September 4th. Please bring your uniforms with you.
16 days ago, Central Heights USD
Christy Smith
The world needs more Purple People! Are you going to follow the five steps of being a Purple Person?
16 days ago, Christy Smith
Stephanie Cutburth
Sunshine on a beautiful day = mask break and work time!
16 days ago, Stephanie Cutburth
Central Heights USD
Don't forget tomorrow, September 3rd is elementary picture day!
17 days ago, Central Heights USD
Bob Risch
Central Heights Viking Football Fundraiser. Help support the Viking Football Team and get some really nice Viking Gear as well. Sale ends on Thursday. https://stores.inksoft.com/WS39731/shop/home
19 days ago, Bob Risch
Central Heights USD
Central Heights Senior Night!
22 days ago, Central Heights USD
Christy Smith
Pre-K showing their muscles during library! They are big enough for school just like in the book “Littlest Hedgehog goes to BIG school”
22 days ago, Christy Smith
Ann Collins
Students in Mrs. Fangman's class take a break with GoNoodle!
22 days ago, Ann Collins
Kim Kraft
All Registered Nurse applications must be received by this Friday, August 28. If you have any questions please contact Terrie Titus at ttitus@usd288.org
23 days ago, Kim Kraft
Bob Risch
Middle School & High School Sporting Events Update ATTENTION: LIMITED ATTENDANCE AVAILABLE We have been in contact with many in our county and around the state. In accordance with their suggestions our attendance at Home Events will be limited.
23 days ago, Bob Risch
Christy Smith
ELEMENTARY SCHOOL PICTURE DAY
24 days ago, Christy Smith
Christy Smith
Soaring To New Heights! Let’s shoot for the moon! Elementary students are setting goals while reading about going to the moon! An alien arrived for the story as well!
24 days ago, Christy Smith
Kim Kraft
A big thanks goes out to our custodial staff for keeping our school safe and clean. You are the best!
25 days ago, Kim Kraft
Central Heights USD
There will be a middle school girls volleyball parent meeting on Thursday, August 27th at 5:15 in the big gym.
25 days ago, Central Heights USD
Stephanie Cutburth
Elementary got new masks, Viking Strong!
25 days ago, Stephanie Cutburth
Ann Collins
The first full day of school for Central Heights students!
25 days ago, Ann Collins
Ann Collins
The first day for morning PreKindergarteners at CHES, Aug. 24, 2020!
25 days ago, Ann Collins
Kim Kraft
There will be a high school parent volleyball meeting on Wednesday, August 26th at 6:00 p.m. in the big gym.
25 days ago, Kim Kraft
High School
Are you looking for some new Viking gear? The volleyball team will be selling some items for the next couple of days. Please go to the following link to check it out. https://stores.inksoft.com/WS39317/shop/home
26 days ago, High School
Central Heights USD
What a great start to our school year, we are so glad to have our students back!
26 days ago, Central Heights USD
Ann Collins
WELCOME BACK CHES STUDENTS!
29 days ago, Ann Collins
Michelle Smith
YESSSS! The first day of school is ALMOST HERE! If you are posting a first day photo, whether it's on Friday or Monday, in-person or remote, be sure to make the photo public and use the hashtag #FirstDayFor288! We can't wait to see your smiling faces (wearing a mask)! 😁😷
29 days ago, Michelle Smith
Bob Risch
-- FOR REMOTE STUDENTS ONLY -- Please fill out this form if you are a remote student/parent regarding a Grab-and-Go lunch/breakfast pick-up option. https://forms.gle/ES1Mfd78dhK9jpwz6
30 days ago, Bob Risch
Christy Smith
Way to go Mrs. Smith! Way to represent Central Heights School! https://www.facebook.com/TheHoldernessfamily/videos/608128843212310/?vh=e&extid=9t36XWo93cVjNDQH
about 1 month ago, Christy Smith
Nathan Hinrichs
Please watch our short video on back to school procedures . For more information make sure to read the "Back to School Plan" on the district website. https://www.facebook.com/CentralHeightsUsd288/posts/3136419343140668
about 1 month ago, Nathan Hinrichs
Central Heights USD
Elementary reopening plan
about 1 month ago, Central Heights USD
Bob Risch
The mandatory meeting for remote students/parents will be held tomorrow, Tuesday, August 18th at 6:30pm. If want to attend in-person we will be located in the theater, if you would prefer to attend on-line use the following link. https://zoom.us/j/92473695881
about 1 month ago, Bob Risch
Central Heights USD
Transportation COVID 19 style
about 1 month ago, Central Heights USD
Nathan Hinrichs
Back to School 2020
about 1 month ago, Nathan Hinrichs
Kim Kraft
Are you looking for a rewarding job with students and an awesome staff?
about 1 month ago, Kim Kraft
Central Heights USD
There is a mandatory meeting for remote students/parents in the theater on Tuesday, August 18th at 6:30 PM. This meeting will cover the remote handbook/contract, and have your student’s supplies ready for pick-up for the start of the school year.
about 1 month ago, Central Heights USD
Kim Kraft
HS Football Upcoming Events 8/13 - Parent Meeting @ 6pm (if you need access to the link please email Coach Risch, brisch@usd288.org) 8/14 - Player Meeting/Required Videos/Equipment Checkout @ 3:30pm in the Theater 8/17 - Practice 3:40-5:30pm 8/18 - Practice 3:40-5:30pm 8/19 - Meeting 6:30-7:30am & Practice 3:40-5:30pm 8/20 - Practice 3:40-5:30pm 8/21 - Meeting 6:30-7:30am & Practice 3:40-5:30pm 8/22 - Practice 9:00-10:30am
about 1 month ago, Kim Kraft
Kim Kraft
A big thanks goes out to Dale Pearson with Modern Woodmen and Shane Kleitz with Buck-U Distillery for donating hand sanitizer and spray bottles to our school. We are truly blessed with our community.
about 1 month ago, Kim Kraft
Nathan Hinrichs
Central Heights teachers and paras working hard on in person and remote teaching strategies.
about 1 month ago, Nathan Hinrichs
Central Heights USD
7th and 8th-grade middle school football practice will be Monday, August 17 through Friday, August 21st from 6:00 AM to 8:00 AM.
about 1 month ago, Central Heights USD
Central Heights USD
Middle School Volleyball practice will start on August 17th at 9:00 AM and end at 11:00 AM.  Please make sure to bring your signed physical, concussion form, and KSHSAA COVID form with you.
about 1 month ago, Central Heights USD
Christy Smith
Elementary inservice! We are back and ready to go!
about 1 month ago, Christy Smith
Kim Kraft
Students is grade 6-12 participating in any athletic events including cheer and dance will need to fill this form out before they will be allowed to participate in any practices.
about 1 month ago, Kim Kraft
Lucas Matile
To help us to prepare for the school year, please fill out this form for either Remote or In-Class Learning for your son/daughter. Wether you choose Remote or In-Class Learning you will still need to enroll your student. https://forms.gle/XGVLzAm2NXT92evj8
about 1 month ago, Lucas Matile
Ann Collins
After School Literacy Program Ends at CHES CHES was not awarded continuation of the after school literacy grant, Kansas Reading Roadmap - HEROES. Therefore, our amazing program coordinator, Mrs. Sonya Croci, will be leaving us. We wish to thank her for the diligence and passion she brought to the program, students, and tutors. Our best wishes in your future endeavors, Mrs. Croci! If you wish to send a card to her, please use the school address, 3521 Ellis Road, Richmond, Kansas.
about 1 month ago, Ann Collins
Ann Collins
On-site Central Heights Enrollment is today, August 3, 2020.
about 1 month ago, Ann Collins
Tyler Smith
Here is the 20-21 Remote Learning Handbook that was approved by the BOE. https://5il.co/iyku
about 1 month ago, Tyler Smith
Tyler Smith
Here is the 20-21 Return to School Plan that was approved by the BOE. https://5il.co/iykv
about 1 month ago, Tyler Smith
Tyler Smith
Here is the 20-21 school calendar that was approved by the BOE. https://5il.co/iykw
about 1 month ago, Tyler Smith
Tyler Smith
The Special Board of Education meeting is tonight at 7 PM. Use the link below to watch a live stream of the meeting on YouTube. https://youtu.be/Yc6YKJLTO1I
about 1 month ago, Tyler Smith
Central Heights USD
CHES School Supply List
about 1 month ago, Central Heights USD
Nathan Hinrichs
Special BOE Meeting, 7/31.
about 1 month ago, Nathan Hinrichs
Central Heights USD
Middle School football camp has been cancelled.
about 1 month ago, Central Heights USD
Bob Risch
Here is our Strategic Reopening Plan. Please monitor our USD 288 social media accounts and website for more information.
about 1 month ago, Bob Risch
Nathan Hinrichs
Special BOE Meeting Location: In order to comply with all social distancing and safety mandates, tonight's Special BOE Meeting will take place in the auditorium. Hope to see you there!
about 1 month ago, Nathan Hinrichs
Central Heights USD
Middle School Supply List
about 1 month ago, Central Heights USD
Nathan Hinrichs
7-20: Information on COVID-19 cases in the district. Please continue to monitor our website and social media for updates.
2 months ago, Nathan Hinrichs
Lucas Matile
Sports physicals provided by Cook Chiropractic will be held at school on Wednesday July 29th from 3:00-6:30PM. Please enter the Middle School doors. For questions please contact Alisha Stroup
2 months ago, Lucas Matile
Nathan Hinrichs
Summer Activities at USD 288. Students and Parents, As of right now, we will continue with scheduled summer activities at USD 288, following all social distancing and mask suggestions provided by Franklin County Health. Early next week, an executive order is expected from Governor Kelly addressing education and related activities. If this executive order mandates changes to summer activities, we may have to adjust or alter plans. This is a very fluid situation and we will work to keep you updated. Please continue to monitor our website and social media for updates.
2 months ago, Nathan Hinrichs
Nathan Hinrichs
Parents and Students, Online enrollment is now open! On-site enrollment will take place August 3rd from 7:30 AM-7:00 PM. Central Heights plans to return to in-person instruction and resume scheduled activities when allowed on September 9th. We will also be offering "remote learning" for parents that do not feel safe sending students to school at that time. Please enroll ASAP and follow our web page and social media for updates.
2 months ago, Nathan Hinrichs
Nathan Hinrichs
Information on the Governor's Order. Please continue to monitor our website and social media for updates.
2 months ago, Nathan Hinrichs
Nathan Hinrichs
Now Hiring, Evening Custodian. This is a full-time position, with full district benefits, starting immediately. Please contact Terrie Titus in the District Office to apply: (785) 869-3455
2 months ago, Nathan Hinrichs
Nathan Hinrichs
COVID-19 Case Information. Please continue to monitor the USD 288 website and social media for updates.
2 months ago, Nathan Hinrichs
Ann Collins
CHES 2019-20 Yearbook - A Year to Remember! Take a look at the 5th Grade Art on the front and back! Just $15. We have plenty, please call the Elementary Office to reserve a copy.
2 months ago, Ann Collins
Nathan Hinrichs
Dear Central Heights Parents, Below is a brief "Return to School Survey". Please take a moment to fill out the survey and let us know your thoughts and concerns. The data collected will help our faculty, staff and administration make back to school plans. https://forms.gle/DNn3rwP68p2oc5GF8
2 months ago, Nathan Hinrichs
Tyler Smith
Superintendent's Welcome
2 months ago, Tyler Smith
Jason Brown
Last class day for this group of driver education students learning about the dangers of distracted driving! First day with masks!! 😷
3 months ago, Jason Brown
Bob Risch
We just finished our fifth week of summer athletic development (fourth week in the weight room). This was a heavy week with many new PRs set and several names being moved up the record board. Very proud of the progress we have made so far this summer!!
3 months ago, Bob Risch
Bob Risch
The Central Heights School District would like to wish Mr. Brian Spencer a happy retirement! Mr. Spencer has had a major impact on education in the State of Kansas in his 33 years of education. The five years leading the Vikings have been no different as he has helped us overcome many obstacles during his tenure. Mr. Spencer mentioned the most memorable moment at Central Heights was the water test over Christmas Break of 2017. Mr. Spencer will be forever remembered for his infectious laughter and “good mornin’” during any part of the day. Thank you, Mr. Spencer, for all that you do, for showing us how to enjoy each day and always pushing us to do what is best for kids! Enjoy your retirement!
3 months ago, Bob Risch
Lucas Matile
The middle school group has the technique down and is now working on building strength and explosiveness!
3 months ago, Lucas Matile
Lucas Matile
Winning on game day made possible by off-season workouts.
3 months ago, Lucas Matile
Ann Collins
Fun and Learning Go Together! CHES students are working with their Discovery Kits they received for Summer Splash. The STEM activities included a Jr. Circuit set, Movin' Monkeys, Crankity puzzles, and Brain Flakes.
3 months ago, Ann Collins
Ann Collins
CHES Summer Splash Leon is reading his book, "How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World". It feels so good to see the kids enjoying and utilizing the resources they have been given!
3 months ago, Ann Collins
Ann Collins
Sparking Creativity with Brain Flakes! Micah made action figures, masks, flowers, and trees. He is building new items every day!
3 months ago, Ann Collins
Ann Collins
Micah is attending Summer Splash at CHES. He is working with his Circuit set.
3 months ago, Ann Collins
Lucas Matile
Lots of teaching and learning about proper lifting technique utilizing low weight with this big group of young athletes.
3 months ago, Lucas Matile
Lucas Matile
Proud of the work these athletes are putting in this summer!
3 months ago, Lucas Matile
Central Heights USD
The school will be doing physicals for any student wanting to participate in any sports this year on July 29th from 3:00-7:00 pm. The cost is $20.00 per physical. Please make sure you use the new form that was emailed out. If you need a copy of the physical please email Karrie Matile at kmatile@usd288.org or Kimberly Kraft at kkraft@usd288.org.
4 months ago, Central Heights USD
Bob Risch
All Central Heights students going into grades 6-12 are invited to being Summer Athletic Development tomorrow morning from 6:30am - 8:00am. ** Please bring your own water bottle with your name on it. ** We will meet at the flag pole by the MS entrance. Our plan is to be outside unless there is bad weather. The workout plan for this week is designed so that students are able to stay 6’ apart during the entire workout. We will be recording attendance and temperature as students arrive in the morning to ensure even more safety for our students. If you have questions, contact Coach Risch at brisch@usd288.org or 785-869-3555 (x1105)
4 months ago, Bob Risch
Brian Spencer
It is time for Graduation!
4 months ago, Brian Spencer
Brian Spencer
Gates for graduation will open at 12:00. To listen to the ceremony, either at home or at the event, tune your radios to KOFO 12:20 AM or103.7 FM. We will also Live Stream the event on the Central Heights USD 288 Facebook page. The restroom facilities will not be open or accessible
4 months ago, Brian Spencer
Brian Spencer
There won’t be a bad seat in the Lot!
4 months ago, Brian Spencer
Brian Spencer
Graduation is at 2:00 tomorrow.
4 months ago, Brian Spencer
Ann Collins
Congratulations to Mrs. Jean Nilges on her retirement from Central Heights. Mrs. Nilges has worked with a vast number of children over many years and we extend a deep and gracious “Thank You” to her! Mrs. Nilges holds a Bachelor’s and Master’s Degree in Education from Mid-America Nazarene. She has 42 additional credit hours, mostly in the field of reading. Mrs. Nilges taught at the Heidi and Peter Preschool for seven years, Head Start in Lawrence for one year, was the Director at the Daycare Center for two years, a paraprofessional in Ottawa for two years and a substitute teacher in Ottawa for 10 years. She has spent the last 15 years at Central Heights Elementary. At CHES she taught third graders for four years, prekindergarten children for two years, kindergarten students for 1 year, and then eight years as the Reading Recovery and Title I Reading teacher. Getting to know her students and their families, watching the students grow academically, and seeing them grow up is something she remembers fondly. She has stayed in contact with many of her students over the years. Mrs. Nilges remembers learning from and about her co-workers. She loves the family atmosphere. “It is great how we pull together for each other when we need to. I will never forget building a milk jug igloo in the library with Mrs. Smith.” She has been married to Lynn Nilges for eight years. Together they have 16 grandchildren. Their large family has had some great celebrations. They are looking forward to many more to come. Mrs. Nilges will be spending more time with her father who is in a nursing home facility. The Nilges’ hope to do some traveling and spend time on special projects around the house including planting lots of beautiful flowers. Mrs. Nilges states she will miss her very dear friends at CHES. If things ever get back to normal, she would like to do some substitute teaching. The CHES staff would like that too, Mrs. Nilges!
4 months ago, Ann Collins
Bob Risch
The Central Heights School District would like to wish Mr. Michael Carey a happy retirement! Mr. Carey has been wandering the hallways with his side secured belt and a pencil behind his ear for 26 years. But has served in education for a total of 42 years. Teaching business, theology and the best computer science teacher this side of the Mississippi, Mr. Carey has also had an impact by coaching football, women’s basketball, men’s and women’s track as well as many other duties such as CTE coordinator. Mr. Carey has thoroughly enjoyed his time at Central Heights as both a student and a teacher, but those of us within the district have some very distinct memories that stick out with his dry sarcastic humor. Most notably, during inservice confessing his long forgotten (high school) crush on another staff member. Mr. Carey has shown passion for education and the Viking Community and we will truly miss the laughter he provides each day. We wish him the best of luck as he has more time with family including his Wife Deb, Son Chris, Daughters, Ashley and Malissa as well as five grandchildren. Mr. Carey plans to stay active within the Central Heights School system and community.
4 months ago, Bob Risch
Central Heights USD
Congratulations to our Middle School 4th quarter Honor Roll students!
4 months ago, Central Heights USD
Bob Risch
The Central Heights School District would like to wish Mrs. Jeanette Lowry a happy retirement! Mrs. Lowry has had a huge impact on the Viking Family teaching in the district for 21 years (26 years overall) including Spanish I, II, and III, Introduction to Spanish, and Multiculture Class. In addition to her teaching impact, Mrs. Lowry has also sponsored the Spanish Club and served as a junior class sponsor. Mrs. Lowry’s favorite part of her time at Central Heights was bonding with her students. The students will miss her unconventional ways to get their attention and learn new concepts! We appreciate all that Mrs. Lowry has done for the students of Central Heights. We wish her good luck and safe travels as she looks to spend more time with family (Daughter and Son-In-Law Megan and James Osladil, Daughter Marissa Lowry, and Grandchildren Emma, Brodie and Madison Osladil and travel to different states.
4 months ago, Bob Risch
Bob Risch
Summer Athletic Development starts June 1st. The focus will be on athletic development & injury prevention. We will monitor guidelines from the state & county to ensure student safety. If you have questions, contact Coach Risch at brisch@usd288.org or 785-869-3555 (x1105)
4 months ago, Bob Risch
Bob Risch
The Central Heights School District would like to wish Mrs. Deborah Hampton a happy retirement! Mrs. Hampton has had a huge impact on the Viking Family teaching in the district for 26 years including American History, Economics, high school English, Speech, and Drama. In addition to her teaching impact, Mrs. Hampton has also sponsored plays, musicals, forensics, Student Council, National Honor Society, Central Heights Fellowship Club, Cheerleading, Dance, Pep Club, as well as serving as a class sponsor for both juniors and seniors. Mrs. Hampton’s favorite part of her time at Central Heights was watching all four of her children walk across the stage as Viking graduates. We appreciate the immense impact Mrs. Hampton has had on students and staff during her time at Central Heights and wish her the best of luck in the future!
4 months ago, Bob Risch
Bob Risch
The Central Heights School District would like to wish Mr. David Clayton a happy retirement! Mr. Clayton has taught for 40 years, including 15 as a middle school math teacher at Central Heights. Including the impact of working in the classroom for 40 years, Mr. Clayton influenced students through supervising the Tech Lab, assisting with high school football, head coach for high school girls basketball, assisting high school boys basketball, golf, robotics, sponsoring a middle school math contest, leading Biddy Ball, and working as a clock/scorekeeper during middle school games. Mr. Clayton’s most memorable moment at Central Heights was the substate basketball tournament at Erie with Coach Percy and Coach Lane. But appreciates the thousands and thousands of laughs with students, faculty, and staff. We appreciate all that you have done for the Viking Family Mr. Clayton and wish you the best of luck with your family, riding your bike, and working with Picket Fence Properties!
4 months ago, Bob Risch
Stephanie Cutburth
Jean Nilges is OFFICIALLY RETIRED! Thanks for all you’ve done for our students at Central Heights!
4 months ago, Stephanie Cutburth
Ann Collins
Central Heights Students Check in is May 18 and May 19 from 8AM to 6PM. The PTA is handing out Dilly Bars and Sonic Drink Tokens to all CHES students! Even if you have no items to check in - come by for your treats! Please label your technology device with your name, grade, teacher's name, and if there are any problems with the device. Label and sack your paperwork. Please return library books and musical instruments. Third Graders - you will receive ingredients for Bread in a Bag - an activity your teachers had planned for the classroom. We hope to see you on Monday and Tuesday!
4 months ago, Ann Collins
Central Heights USD
Class of 2020: Josh Tompson is the son of Tim and Josetta Thompson. During his time at Central Heights High School, Josh participated in FCCLA, FCA, FBLA, Football, Powerlifting, and Track. After graduation, Josh plans to enter the workforce as a Journeyman Lineman. Josh was a leader on the Football field for the Vikings earning recognition as 2nd Team All-League O-Line and D-Line. Josh’s most meaningful memories at Central Heights happened in the football locker room. He would tell you about them, but what happens in the football locker room stays in the football locker room. If Josh could give the underclassman any advice it would be to work hard and stay on top of your priorities, but don’t forget to have fun! Congratulations Josh! We are so proud of you!
4 months ago, Central Heights USD
Ann Collins
We say "Thank You" and "Have a Great Summer"!
4 months ago, Ann Collins
Christy Smith
Walker dressed up as Jack from the book, "Ghost Town at Sundown!" Great job on your library assignment!
4 months ago, Christy Smith
Christy Smith
If you see this AMAZING teacher and person, give her an extra shout out, waive, email, or card! Congratulations, Mrs. Jean Nilges on your retirement, and receiving your official Handmade Viking Cane! We will miss you! However, once a Viking, you are always FAMILY!
4 months ago, Christy Smith
Christy Smith
Look at these cuties! For library they picked their favorite short story or book, dressed up as a character from it, and read it to their family! We have "Not Quite Narwhal", "Wizard of Oz", "Fall is for Friends?", Frozen, and Ariel! Creative and adorable girls, great job!
4 months ago, Christy Smith
Christy Smith
Look at these cuties! For library they picked their favorite short story or book, dressed up as a character from it, and read it to their family! We have "Not Quite Narwhal", "Wizard of Oz", "Fall is for Friends?", Frozen, and Ariel! Creative and adorable girls, great job!
4 months ago, Christy Smith
Ann Collins
Imagination Library
4 months ago, Ann Collins
Ann Collins
Last Day of School for Nolan! He is ready for summer sunshine!
4 months ago, Ann Collins
Ann Collins
Camp Out Week In Kindergarten
4 months ago, Ann Collins
Ann Collins
Virtual Summer Splash at CHES Last Day to Enroll is May 22!
4 months ago, Ann Collins
Central Heights USD
Class of 2020: Tyler Stevenson is the son of Kendall Stevenson and Beverly Hines. During his time at Central Heights High School, Tyler participated in Cross Country, Track, Basketball, Spanish Club, Pep Club, and Honor Flight. After graduation, Tyler plans to attend Ottawa University to major in finance. Tyler will also be a member of the OU Cross Country and Track teams in the fall. Tyler is a decorated runner, earning several awards during his time in high school including a 2018 2A XC Team Champion, 2x state runner-up as a team, Academic All-State selection for the 2019 Cross Country season by the KCCTFCA, 3x individual state medalist for both XC and Track and Field, and the All Herald boys cross-country athlete of the year for both 2018 and 2019. Tyler’s most memorable experiences at Central Heights include going to state Cross Country and Track. Tyler’s advice to the underclassmen would be to fight the system and follow your heart. Congratulations Tyler! We are so proud of you!
4 months ago, Central Heights USD
Ann Collins
It was a jammies and s'mores party with Tired Time with Tyner. Snacks and a story - what fun!
4 months ago, Ann Collins
Central Heights USD
Class of 2020: Tyler Silvis is the son of Rhonda Silvis and Jason Julich. During his time at Central Heights High School, he participated in FFA (2 years as an officer), and served as a Baseball manager. After graduation Tyler plans to enter the workforce as a general laborer. Tyler’s most meaningful experiences at Central Heights have been his time as an FFA officer. Serving as an officer has truly taught him the meaning of leadership. Tyler’s advice to the underclassmen would be to stay focused, work hard, and hold your head up. Congratulations Tyler! We are so proud of the person you have become!
4 months ago, Central Heights USD
Bob Risch
This Friday, May 15th, 8:00pm - 8:20pm we will turn on the stadium lights at Central Heights. We want to invite students, parents, and community members to drive through our parking lot, staff will be there and are excited to see everyone one last time this school year. Please keep in mind that we need to adhere to all state and county distancing guidelines, so please stay in your cars and do not congregate. We hope to see everyone this Friday!!
4 months ago, Bob Risch
Central Heights USD
Class of 2020: Mathew Sellars is the son of Margo Bell. During his time at Central Heights High School, he was a member of the Football team and participated in Art Club. After graduation, Mathew plans to attend Emporia State University to pursue a degree in History Education. Mathew’s most memorable moment at Central Heights was his first day during 8th hour when Jonathan crawled on the floor with a plant in front of his face singing the mission impossible theme song. Mathew’s advice to the underclassmen would be if you do your homework everything will be fine. Congratulations Mathew! We are so proud of you!
4 months ago, Central Heights USD
Christy Smith
Reading Forts in Library! Great Job!
4 months ago, Christy Smith
Central Heights USD
Class of 2020: Ryder Roll is the son of Stacy and Dan Roll. During his time at Central Heights High School, Ryder participated in Track and Field, Scholars Bowl, FBLA, Spanish Club, and Yearbook. After graduation, Ryder plans to attend the University of Kansas to major in pharmacy. Ryder plans to pursue a career in retail pharmacy or hospital pharmacy. Ryder has been recognized as a Kansas Honors Scholar and received the Governor’s Scholar Award. He has also earned the title of Valedictorian for completion of high school with a perfect 4.0 G.P.A. When asked what his most meaningful memory has been during his time at Central Heights, Ryder responded that it was decorating for prom his junior year. He loved the way his class acted like a family and spent the whole day working towards the same goal. Ryder’s advice to underclassmen is to take chances. You'll never know when you'll regret not taking an opportunity. Congratulations Ryder! We cannot wait to see what you will accomplish!
4 months ago, Central Heights USD
Central Heights USD
Class of 2020: Hailee Riemer is the daughter of Tom and Katie Riemer. During her time at Central Heights High School, Hailee participated in Volleyball, Basketball, Cheer, FFA, FBLA, Key Club, Pep Club, Swing Group, Honor Flight, FOR Club, and Spanish Club. After graduation, Hailee plans to attend Neosho County Community college to begin working towards an Education degree. Hailee plans to one day get a Master’s degree in Education and be an English teacher. Hailee has received a Service Scholarship and a Cheerleading Scholarship from Neosho County totaling $1,650. Hailee’s most meaningful experience at Central Heights will be how nice and caring the faculty has been. She loved going to a small school where you knew everyone and your friends became family. If Hailee could give any advice to the underclassmen it would be to have fun while you can! You never know if your year will be cut short! Congratulations Hailee! We are so proud of who you have become!
4 months ago, Central Heights USD
Ann Collins
Alauna shows the math game she made for Third Grade Carnival Week.
4 months ago, Ann Collins
Ann Collins
Jerzy received her first book from Imagination Library!
4 months ago, Ann Collins
Bob Risch
#BeTheLight
4 months ago, Bob Risch
Stephanie Cutburth
Mrs. Tyner's class surprised her with a parade by her house this evening to honor her for Teacher Appreciation Week!
4 months ago, Stephanie Cutburth
Central Heights USD
Class of 2020: Harlee Poage is the daughter of Tami Poage. During her time at Central Heights High School, Harlee participated in Spanish Club and Swing Group. After graduation, Harlee plans to attend Flint Hills Technical College to start her education as a dental assistant and then work her way up to become a dental hygienist. Harlee’s favorite memories at Central Heights include spending time with her best friend. If Harlee could give any advice to the underclassmen it would be to DO YOUR HOMEWORK AND TURN IT IN! Congratulations Harlee! We cannot wait to see what you will accomplish!
4 months ago, Central Heights USD
Central Heights USD
Class of 2020: Sophie Morris is the daughter of Tamara (Troy) Pucket and Blaze (Ronda) Morris. During her time at Central Heights High School, Sophie participated in FCCLA, Cheerleading, Key Club, Forensics, Drama, Pep Club, Spanish Club, Track, and Volleyball. After graduation, Sophie plans to attend college to further her education. Sophie says that the most meaningful thing about attending Central Heights was having the entire community's support for every club and organization. The advice Sophie would give to the underclassmen would be to do your work, don’t procrastinate, and have fun! You only go through high school once. Congratulations Sophie! We are so proud of you!
5 months ago, Central Heights USD
Christy Smith
Library's book hunt was a blast according to many elementary students. Books were hidden all over houses, then found, and read! Poor Captain Underpants Books reportedly was found in many children's Underwear drawer! Great job!
5 months ago, Christy Smith
Christy Smith
Elementary students completing library assignment. Read a recipe and make something delicious! Great job Ella and Emma!
5 months ago, Christy Smith
Bob Risch
Class of 2020 #bethelight
5 months ago, Bob Risch
Bob Risch
Tonight we turn on the lights to honor the class of 2020. #bethelight
5 months ago, Bob Risch
Central Heights USD
Class of 2020: Mason McCurry is the son of Shani and Lance McCurry. During his time at Central Heights High School, Mason participated in Cross Country, Track, FFA, and Band. After graduation, Mason plans to attend the Missouri Welding Institute to pursue a career in welding. Mason’s most meaningful experience at Central Heights would have to be all the success he experienced at state Cross Country. The advice Mason would give to the underclassmen would be that they are in high school now, so try not to act like a child. Congratulations Mason! We are so proud of you!
5 months ago, Central Heights USD
Stephanie Cutburth
The Myer kids surprised the bus driver Theresa Thoele and lunch lady Brenda Fredericks with flowers today. So thoughtful, thanks kids!
5 months ago, Stephanie Cutburth
Central Heights USD
To Whom it May Concern, In lieu of the awards ceremony, scholarship recipients will be recognized during our graduation ceremony. At this time we are still developing several contingency plans for graduation. However, we plan to alter our program to accommodate scholarship recognition. If you are a scholarship donor please contact the school using the information provided below to ensure that the recipient is recognized. Please email scholarship recipient information to: chhs_scholarships@usd288.org Please Include: Scholarship Name, Student Name(s), and Amount Received. If you have continued questions or concerns, please contact the Central Heights High School office at 785-869-3555. Thank you, Central Heights High School
5 months ago, Central Heights USD
Christy Smith
Ridge Smith enjoying the weather and nature while creating his reenactment of Hansel & Gretel for Drama Class, he says he may have accidentally made a full nature documentary as well!
5 months ago, Christy Smith
Central Heights USD
Class of 2020: Shelbie Miller is the daughter of Bobbie and Travis Miller. During her time at Central Heights High School, Shelbie participated in Cheer, Softball, Swing Group, Volleyball, and Honor Flight. After graduation, Shelbie plans to attend college to pursue a career in Radiology with a specialization in Ultrasound. Shelbie’s most meaningful experience at Central Heights was participating in Honor Flight. She said helping the veterans get through seeing the monuments has been her favorite memory of high school. Shelbie’s advice to the underclassmen would be to study like it’s going out of style and make sure you know how to read a clock so you can use your time wisely. Congratulations Shelbie! We are so proud of the person you have become!
5 months ago, Central Heights USD
Central Heights USD
Class of 2020: Victoria Hall-Stephens is the daughter of Jason and Kristin Stephens. During her time at Central Heights High School, Victoria was active in Art Club, Drama, and Swing Group. Victoria is a very talented artist and upon completion of high school, she plans to attend Emporia State University to major in graphic design. When asked what her most memorable experience at Central Heights was, Victoria replied that it was preparing for and performing in this year’s school play. She says there were so many things that tried to prevent the play from happening, but the cast pulled together and put on an amazing show. When asked what advice she would give to the underclassmen Victoria said to keep trying! Not even Covid-19 is stopping us! Congratulations Victoria! We cannot wait to see what you will accomplish!
5 months ago, Central Heights USD
Ann Collins
The Learning Continues Autumn paraded by the Richmond Health Care Center on Wednesday. She made signs and leaned out the car window shouting “Viking First Graders love you!” Several times during the school year Mrs. Horstick and Mrs. Coffman's first graders go to RHCC. They visit, sing, and give cards to the residents. It is so inspiring that our young students come to value our elderly citizens!
5 months ago, Ann Collins
Ann Collins
The Detwilers Surprise Mrs. Cutburth! "I am blessed....I had to hold back the tears when I rounded the corner of our lawn and saw this crew...they brought me baked goods. ❤️😂 What a wonderful surprise!" Mrs. Cutburth
5 months ago, Ann Collins
Central Heights USD
Class of 2020: Darbie Lear is the daughter of Jerri and James Beckwith. During her time at Central Heights High School, Darbie was an active participant in Key Club. Darbie dedicated much of her high school career to completing additional courses through Neosho County Community College. Darbie completed her Certified Nursing Assistant Certificate during her junior year and continued to work towards courses she would need for a career in nursing. Darbie plans to attend Neosho County Community College to continue her education in nursing. When asked what her most memorable moment at Central Height was, Darbie replied that it would definitely be the COVID-19 shutdown. Darbie’s advice to the underclassmen would be that if school has to continue online next year, do not procrastinate! Congratulations Darbie! You are going to do great things!
5 months ago, Central Heights USD
Ann Collins
The Central Heights Elementary Staff Misses Their Students!
5 months ago, Ann Collins
Ann Collins
CHES Para-educator Week, April 27 - May 1 If you want to send an email just follow this format: first initial, last name, @usd288.org A big, big shout out to our CHES paras: Angie Malone, Jessica Miller, Cassidy Williams, Daisy Patterson, Sheila Carlson, Anita Thoele, Emily Goranson, Theresa Thoele, Tiffany Holstine, Lisa Huntley, Kim Smith, and Tracy Roehl. You always are always there for the kids and us!
5 months ago, Ann Collins
Ann Collins
The Elementary PTA would like to invite all families to participate in Teacher Appreciation Week, May 4 - 8. Please reach out to CHES teachers by sending a thank you email, video, or picture of yourself! You can also mail cards or small gifts to your teacher at CHES, 3521 Ellis Road, Richmond, KS 66080. Be sure to write your name on the return address so we know it is for Teacher Appreciation Week. We will make sure it is delivered to your teacher. Teacher favorites can still be found on the school website at usd288.org. Click "Menu," then "Documents," then "Elementary", then "Teacher Favorites." Be creative with this unusual opportunity!
5 months ago, Ann Collins
Central Heights USD
Class of 2020: Hannah Jumet is the daughter of John and Stephanie Jumet. During her time at Central Heights High School, Hannah participated in Swing Group, Band, Drama, Art Club, Student Council, Scholars' Bowl, Volleyball, and FCA. After graduation, Hannah plans to attend Emporia State University to major in music education. While at Emporia State, Hannah will be a member of the Marching Hornets and receive a Music Talent Scholarship in the amount of $1,200 and a Marching Band Scholarship in the amount of $400. Hannah’s most meaningful experience at Central Heights has been being involved in so many activities. It has given her a chance to really figure out who she is and create new friendships. Hannah’s advice to the underclassmen would be that life is too short to spend it in the dark. If there is something you think might be really cool, like a club or activity, join it! High School is a great time to try new things and figure out who you are. “Don’t waste time trying to be like anybody but yourself because the things that make you strange are the things that make you powerful.” - Ben Platt Congratulations Hannah! We are so proud of you!
5 months ago, Central Heights USD
Central Heights USD
Class of 2020: Taylor Jilek is the daughter of Dustin Jilek and Carrie Shaffer. During her time at Central Heights High School, Taylor was an active participant in rodeo. Taylor is a member of the United Rodeo Association and the Kansas High School Rodeo Association. Following graduation, Taylor plans to attend Neosho County Community College to pursue a career in nursing. To prepare for this career Taylor has been participating in a Work-Study Program through AdventHealth Hospital. Taylor’s dedication to nursing and incredible work ethic have earned her the 2020 Olathe Health Healthcare Career Scholarship in the amount of $1,000. When asked what her most meaningful memory at Central Heights was Taylor said it happened during her 8th-grade promotion. She had been hesitant to apply for a Student Council position but at the last minute gave it a try. During her 8th grade promotion, it was announced that she had been selected as a member of the Student Council for the upcoming year. This moment is meaningful to Taylor because it taught her that you never know the outcome if you do not try. Taylor’s advice to the underclassmen would be to never give up on your dreams. When school gets tough, never give up! It will get better! Congratulations Taylor. We cannot wait to see what you accomplish!
5 months ago, Central Heights USD
Ann Collins
Vocabulary Lesson for PreKindergarten Students Brody and Arianna expressing feelings!
5 months ago, Ann Collins
Ann Collins
4th Grade Earth Day Art Project Caelyn’s made a whale sculpture in the ocean with air bubble beads and a few seashells. She also made a few seashell bracelets (sustainable and recycled) to send as gifts!
5 months ago, Ann Collins
Kim Kraft
Class of 2020: Shayla Griffin is the daughter of Janet and Rusty Griffin. During her time at Central Heights High School, Shayla was active in Drama Club, Track, and Art Club. After graduation, Shayla plans to work for a year to save money. After that, she will enter Z Hair Academy to pursue a career as a cosmetologist. Shayla’s most memorable moment at Central Heights was when she was chosen as Prom Queen her Junior year. Shayla’s advice to the underclassmen would be not to fall behind in your classes! It’s not worth it! Congratulations Shayla! We are so proud of you!
5 months ago, Kim Kraft
Ann Collins
More Robots Autumn made a robot named Daisy. Daisy’s job is to pick flowers to make people happy! Leighton built a robot that holds a tablet.
5 months ago, Ann Collins
Ann Collins
Robot Building First Grade students were asked to draw, plan, and create a robot out of recycled materials. The robot had to have a function in today's world.
5 months ago, Ann Collins
Ann Collins
On the Hunt for 3D Shapes Kindergarteners Sadie, Camden, and Ashton learning about 3D shapes and finding examples in their homes.
5 months ago, Ann Collins
Central Heights USD
Look what you can do with the time that used to be filled with other activities. YOU CAN CATCH FISH! What a great way to spend time together and practice social distancing! Great job Alexis and Karley Davis.
5 months ago, Central Heights USD
Central Heights USD
Class of 2020: Colin Haynes is the son of Jeri Lynn Haynes. During his time at Central Heights High School, he participated in FFA, Powerlifting, Football, Basketball, and Track. Following graduation, Colin plans to enter the workforce full-time. Colin’s most memorable moments at Central Heights were playing football under the Friday night lights. If Colin could give any advice to the underclassmen it would be to participate in sports. Congratulations Colin! We are so proud of you!
5 months ago, Central Heights USD
Christy Smith
An Earth Day Rice Krispie Treat!
5 months ago, Christy Smith
Central Heights USD
Hello community partners, I'm writing to ask your help in spreading the word - Elizabeth Layton Center is open for business and here to help! We are able to offer safe options for behavioral health treatment during this time of COVID crisis. I think many people in our community are struggling right now with anxiety, depression, substance cravings and other behavioral health issues. Our world is filled with unprecedented stressors and losses. However, access to ELC services has never been lower than the past month. My concern is that people may be unaware that ELC is open for business, and that we are able to offer treatment options that are both safe and effective. ELC now offers behavioral health services through Telemedicine (e.g. telephone and televideo methods.) This is very convenient for families, and allows for safe and effective treatment of mental health and substance use needs. New patient admissions, Crisis services, Therapy, Medication management, Peer Support, Case Management and Psychosocial services can all be access via Telemedicine! We also continue to offer face-to-face services (using COVID precautions) for those who are unable to participate by telephone or televideo. For safety reasons, our doors are now locked, but the public can still access our services if needed. They can phone first, or if they arrive on site our compassionate staff will walk them through the process. As always, community residents without insurance are eligible for sliding scale fee based services. Crisis services remain available 24/7.
5 months ago, Central Heights USD
Ann Collins
Drive-in Technical Support! Tay'Vince has been excelling with remote learning!
5 months ago, Ann Collins
Ann Collins
Special Delivery! Mrs. Burroughs received a card from one of her students. Lydia, you made her day!
5 months ago, Ann Collins
Ann Collins
Harper is on a scavenger hunt for things that start with "tr" or "cr".
5 months ago, Ann Collins
Ann Collins
Mrs. Markley is keeping in contact with her Kindergarten class. Students, did you enjoy the Easter package you received in the mail?
5 months ago, Ann Collins
Ann Collins
Earth Day - April 22 Camden is recycling!
5 months ago, Ann Collins
Central Heights USD
Chris Burris and Tony Detwiler are getting weights class on today.
5 months ago, Central Heights USD
Bob Risch
We made the Sweet 16!! They changed the voting, you can only vote once per email address. Rally the troops and get the word out. Click the link to Vote!! shorturl.at/cejEW
5 months ago, Bob Risch
Katie Riemer
Judd and Colt King having FUN in the sun for PE!
5 months ago, Katie Riemer
Central Heights USD
Class of 2020: Jesse Collins is the son of Carla and John Collins. During his time at Central Heights High School, Jesse was an active member of the FFA and played one year of football. During his senior year, Jesse also participated in a Work-Study Program through Spencer Farms. Jesse plans to attend technical school following graduation and pursue a career as a Heavy Equipment Technician for Foley CAT who will be sponsoring his internship. Jesse’s most memorable moments during high school include FFA trips and spending time with friends. Jesse’s advice to the underclassmen would be to get involved in activities; 4 years goes by fast. Congratulations Jesse! We are so proud of you!
5 months ago, Central Heights USD
Bob Risch
In the need for a little competition? @kshelmetproject on Twitter has put together a bracket, that the Vikings are in. Click the link below to vote!! shorturl.at/brKUX
5 months ago, Bob Risch
Katie Riemer
Reed and Roarke Brock enjoying PE outside. They helped plant trees and did a FANTASTIC job. Keep up the GREAT work!
5 months ago, Katie Riemer
Christy Smith
Vikings are you still reading? Colt and Mrs. Smith reading together during a google meet! Great job Colt!
5 months ago, Christy Smith
Christy Smith
Noah wanted to Read with Mrs. Desormeaux, so she did a video chat with him! Great job reading Noah!
5 months ago, Christy Smith
Christy Smith
This weeks library assignment was a success! The kids were to pick out a recipe and READ the recipe and then make something yummy! Great job Kaylor, Kinzie, Colt, Abby, Annabel, and Caelyn!
5 months ago, Christy Smith
Central Heights USD
Senior 2020: Samantha Ferris is the daughter of Tara West and Will Chuber. During her time at Central Heights High School, Samantha participated in Cross Country, Track, Art Club, Swing Group, Honor Flight, and Drama Club. Following graduation, Samatha plans to attend Kansas Wesleyan on a Cross Country and Track Scholarship. When asked what her most memorable moment at Central Heights was she replied that it was being part of the Cross Country team. She loved the atmosphere of her team. Samantha’s advice to the underclassmen would be to do your work and remember that this is just a small part of your life. You need to get through it to get what you want. Congratulations Sam! We are so proud of the person you have become!
5 months ago, Central Heights USD
Tyler Smith
Please use the following link to order class pictures. https://kramerphotos.zenfolio.com/p1002668753
5 months ago, Tyler Smith
Central Heights USD
Class of 2020: Jonathan Fox is the son of Micheal and Lori Fox. During his time at Central Heights High School, Jonathan participated in Football, Baseball, FFA, and Pep Club. In addition to his high school diploma, Jonathan will also attain his Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning (HVAC) certificate from Neosho County Community College. Following graduation, Jonathan will pursue a business degree from Ottawa University in hopes of one day owning his own HVAC company. Jonathan will also be a member of the Ottawa Braves Football team next fall and was selected as the recipient of the Franklin County High Achiever Award. When asked what his most meaningful experience at Central Heights was he replied that it was winning the football homecoming game and beating West Franklin. Jonathan’s advice to the underclassmen would be to use your teachers because they will help you. It goes quickly, and when it’s gone, it’s gone. Congratulations Jonathan! We are all so proud of you!
5 months ago, Central Heights USD
Central Heights USD
Class of 2020: Landen Compton is the son of Chris and Tommi Compton. During his time at Central Heights High School, Landen participated in Key Club, Powerlifting, Swing Group, Cross Country, Basketball, and Track. Following graduation, Landen plans to enter the Air Force as part of the Intelligence division. Landen has received numerous awards during his high school career including lettering in Cross Country, Basketball, Track, and Academics. Landen’s most memorable moment in high school was achieving his goal of making it to the state track meet in multiple events and representing Central Heights. If Landen could give the underclassmen any advice it would be to take every opportunity that comes your way and always give it 100%. Learn from the experience we are living through right now because you never know what could be taken away without warning. Thank you, Landen, for choosing to serve our country. We are incredibly proud of you! Congrats!
5 months ago, Central Heights USD
Central Heights USD
Parents you can still order spring pictures online by clicking the link below. https://kramerphotos.zenfolio.com/p258232711
5 months ago, Central Heights USD
Ann Collins
More Food Creations From Third Graders Melted Snowman by Blake and Creeper Pancake by Justin
5 months ago, Ann Collins
Central Heights USD
Class of 2020: Adriana Casida is the daughter of David and April Kobel. During her time at Central Heights High School, Adriana participated in Honor Flight, Drama Club, and Art Club. Adriana is planning to attend a College or University but is still deciding which one and what she would like to study. She is a motivated student who wants to make the best decision for her future. If Adriana could offer some advice to the underclassmen it would be not to fight for people who wouldn’t lift a finger for you. Be proud of yourself because the opinions of others don’t define your reality. Overthinking will only lead to sadness. You got this; it may seem stressful at times but it will all work out! Congratulations Adriana! We cannot wait to see what you will accomplish!
5 months ago, Central Heights USD
Ann Collins
To Eat or Not To Eat - That is the Question! Third grade students were given the task of creating something out of food to share at their weekly Google Meet. Allyssa made a house with a swimming pool!
5 months ago, Ann Collins
Central Heights USD
Class of 2020: Austin Coffman is the son of John and Erin Coffman. During his time at Central Heights High School, Austin participated in Football, Basketball, Baseball, Band, Scholars Bowl, Powerlifting, FBLA, Spanish Club, and served as Senior Class President. In the fall, Austin plans to attend Pittsburg State University to major in Mathematics Education. Austin has also received an Academic Scholarship from Pittsburg State University. Some of Austin’s most memorable moments at Central Heights include just being around great people including the staff and his friends every day. If Austin could provide some advice to the underclassmen it would be that they shouldn't be afraid to step up and be a leader! Congratulations Austin! We are all so proud of you!
5 months ago, Central Heights USD
Ann Collins
Kindergarten Experiment Weston designed and created his own egg drop project.
5 months ago, Ann Collins
Central Heights USD
Class of 2020: Alex Cannady is the son of Rusty and Stephanie Cannady. During his time at Central Heights High School he participated in Cross Country, Basketball, Track & Field, Baseball, FCA, FCCLA, FFA, Band, and Key Club. After graduation Alex plans to attend Kansas State University on a Band Scholarship. Alex will either major in Agronomy, Beef Cattle Ranch Management, or Construction Science Management. Alex has been recognized by Kansas State University as the Most Talented Musician and received a scholarship for that accomplishment. When asked what his most memorable experience at Central Heights was, Alex said that spending last year’s prom with his beautiful girlfriend Cheyenne and winning the 2A State Cross Country meet topped his list. He also referenced celebrating various Cross Country wins with his teammates, family members, and his coach. He will always cherish watching the scores come up at the finish line, singing “We Are The Champions”, and adding to the trophy case. The advice Alex would give to underclassmen is to be who you are! Don’t spend your time being someone you are not. Find your group of friends that have similar beliefs and goals so you can be your true self. Congratulations Alex! You are going to accomplish great things!
5 months ago, Central Heights USD
Central Heights USD
This is the radio interview with Mr. Spencer that aired on KOFO last Sunday morning. https://5il.co/exsp
5 months ago, Central Heights USD
Ann Collins
Inspiring Art Work by Autumn
5 months ago, Ann Collins
Ann Collins
The Kinyon Zoo When you can't visit the zoo, let the zoo come to you!
5 months ago, Ann Collins
Central Heights USD
Class of 2020: Abby Brown is the daughter of Sara and Jason Brown. During her time at Central Heights High School, Abby participated in Cross Country, Basketball, Track, Powerlifting, Stuco, Class Government, and FOR Club. Abby has maintained a perfect 4.0 GPA and was recognized as a Kansas Honors Scholar earlier this year. Following graduation, Abby plans to continue her education at Bethany College. Abby will also be a member of the Bethany Swedes Women’s Basketball Team. Abby’s most memorable time at Central Heights was placing 3rd as a team and earning a medal individually at the 2A State Cross Country meet her senior year. Abby’s advice to the underclassmen would be not to take school too seriously, have fun with it! Enjoy this time with your friends and teachers. It goes by fast. Congratulations Abby! We are so proud of you!
5 months ago, Central Heights USD
Central Heights USD
Attention to all CH Elementary School Parents: If you take any homeschooling photos during this time please email them to tking@usd288.org so they could be put into the school yearbook.
5 months ago, Central Heights USD
Central Heights USD
Class of 2020: Madison Bridges is the daughter of Dana and Kevin Bridges. During her time at Central Heights High School, Madison has participated in Student Council, Key Club, Spanish Club, FFA, Cross Country, and Track. Madison has maintained a perfect 4.0 G.P.A. and was recognized as a Kansas Honors Scholar earlier this year. Madison plans to attend Kansas State University in the fall to major in Animal Science. She plans to one day become a veterinarian. Madison will always remember getting 3rd place with her team in 2A State Cross Country. If Madison could give any advice to the underclassmen it would be to wash your hands and vote for Bernie Sanders. Congratulations Madison! We are so proud of you and all you have accomplished!
5 months ago, Central Heights USD
Brian Spencer
Unfortunately my phone call this evening cut off to some of you at a bad time. I was in the middle of stating we have an employee that was tested for COVID-19 but the results are not back yet. The employee has been away from work beyond the 14 day quarantine period and none of the coworkers have any symptoms. Even if the test comes back positive it is highly unlikely it spread to others associated with the school. We will share more information when it is available.
6 months ago, Brian Spencer
Central Heights USD
Class of 2020: Jessica Asbury is the daughter of Brian and Angie Asbury. Throughout her time at Central Heights High School Jessica has been active in Dance, FFA, 4-H, FCCLA, Wrestling Manager, Key Club, Swing Group, Spanish Club, Pep Club and Volleyball. Jessica plans to attend Highland Community College in the fall. She plans to graduate with a Biology degree and continue her education to become an X-Ray Technician. Jessica has been awarded a Choir Scholarship for full books and tuition from Highland Community College. Her most memorable experiences at Central Heights include spending most of her days with her best friend. If Jessica could give any piece of advice to the underclassmen it would be to soak in all of your last moments of high school. You never know when it might be cut short. Congratulations Jessica! We can’t wait to see what you will accomplish!
6 months ago, Central Heights USD
Ann Collins
IMAGINATION LIBRARY - FREE MONTHLY BOOKS Any family with a child(ren) under the age of 5 living in USD 288 Central Heights is now eligible to receive FREE once a month books mailed directly to their home. This is a fantastic way to help families build a home library and increase opportunities for language and literacy development. Families can register by going to www.imaginationlibrary.com and clicking on "register my child" where they will be prompted to enter their place of residence. Help spread the word!
6 months ago, Ann Collins
Central Heights USD
Central Heights Middle School Honor Roll
6 months ago, Central Heights USD
Ann Collins
CHES 5th Grade Third Quarter Honor Roll Honor Roll (3.3- 3.6) Kylee Guyett, Trace Dennison, Gavin McMechan, Armoni Velez Principal's Honor Roll (3.7-4.0) Reed Compton, Jack Chuber, Faith Farmer, Colt King, Ethan Kraft, Haiden LaMar, Landon Lickteig, Kaylor Matile, Payton Miller, Anabel Risch, Charley Roehl, Carson Thompson, Royce Ulrich
6 months ago, Ann Collins
Ann Collins
Kindergarten Lunch Zoom Meeting
6 months ago, Ann Collins
Ann Collins
Kindergarten Learning Ashton is working with Y and Z words. After reading "Cloudy With A Chance of Meatballs" he categorized food items as a science activity.
6 months ago, Ann Collins
Ann Collins
Technology Savvy Third Graders! Justin and a group of his classmates created a Google Hangout to play Kahoot. They take turns hosting a game and use quizzes they have made. So cool!
6 months ago, Ann Collins
Ann Collins
STEM Activity Sadie made a pasta tower.
6 months ago, Ann Collins
Kim Kraft
Seniors, your Jostens orders will be at the school on Thursday, April 9. A Jostens represenatvie will be at the schools main entrance from 11:00-12:00. Please be there to pick up your stuff.
6 months ago, Kim Kraft
Brian Spencer
The most popular people in the school district!
6 months ago, Brian Spencer
Jason Brown
Civic engagement in action!! We added some Central Heights color to the Richmond Lake!! What a great way to support the Richmond Ruritan’s beatification project, get outside, and still practice social distancing!!
6 months ago, Jason Brown
Jason Brown
The mad scientist popped in today to see his 8th grade science kids in a Google Meet conference!
6 months ago, Jason Brown
Bob Risch
These are the Secondary Staff Office Hours at this time. These are not hours that students need to be logged onto your computer. This is a time when you can reach out to your teachers who should be able to answer questions fairly quickly right now.
6 months ago, Bob Risch
Bob Risch
These are the Secondary Staff Office Hours at this time. These are not hours that students need to be logged onto your computer. This is a time when you can reach out to your teachers who should be able to answer questions fairly quickly right now.
6 months ago, Bob Risch
Ann Collins
Kindergarten Book IT Surprise Mrs. Markley included a surprise in your school belongings. Thank you for completing your Book IT program sponsored by Pizza Hut.
6 months ago, Ann Collins
Ann Collins
Outdoor Masterpiece! This first grader created an art project outside last week!
6 months ago, Ann Collins
Ann Collins
CHES Continuous Learning Plan Parents, The learning plan for your students will be sent out on Sundays at 5:00 PM. You will receive next week plans today, March 29. Mrs. Burroughs and Mrs. Tyner will use Seesaw to send out their plans. Mrs. Markley, Mrs. Coffman, and Mrs. Horstick will be sending out their plans using the parent's email address. Second through Fifth grade teachers will be sending their plans using the student's email address. Mrs. Reed, Mrs. Desormeaux, Mrs. Ray, and Mrs. Palkowitsh will contact their students individually. Mrs. Cannady will contact her 5th Grade Band students. It is recommended PreK students have 30 minutes of daily learning time, K & 1st- 45 minutes, 2 & 3-60 minutes, and 4 & 5 - 90 minutes. Completed paperwork can be given to CH staff at the lunch delivery bus stops. I will NOT be in the office on Mondays as previously stated. You may contact me at 785/204/1403 or acollins@usd288.org.
6 months ago, Ann Collins
Ann Collins
CHES Teacher Office Hours - Starting March 30, Monday-Friday. If you need to contact a teacher, please do so by email. Mrs. Burroughs (PREK) 9-10 AM - 7-8 PM Mrs. Markley (K) 4-6 PM Mrs.Tyner (K) 1-3 PM Mrs. Coffman (1) 1-3PM Mrs. Horstick (1) 11AM - 1PM Mrs. Fangman (2) 10AM - Noon Mrs. Burks (2) 9-11 AM Mr. Wheat (2) Noon - 2PM Mrs.Lickteig (3) 6-8 PM Mrs. Wilson (3) (subbing for Mrs. Rand) 2-4PM Mrs. Rowlett (3) 9-11AM Mrs. Heppler & Mrs. Cutburth (4) 10-11AM & 7-8PM Mrs. Riemer (5th) 9-11AM Mrs. McCally (5th) 11AM - 1PM Mr. Schulte (Counselor) 7-9 AM M,W,F & 1-4 T, TH Mr. Folsom (Psychologist) 9-11AM Mrs. Evans (Title Rdg) 11AM - 1PM Mrs. Nilges (Title Rdg) 10AM -Noon Mrs. Smith (Librarian) 10AM - Noon Ms. Percy (PE) 8-10AM Ms. Farris (Art) 1-3PM Ms. West (K-3 Vocal) 1-3PM Mrs. Cannady (PreK, 4&5 Vocal, 5th Band) 10AM-noon Mrs. Reed (SPED K-2, 5) 10AM-Noon Mrs. Desormeaux (SPED 3-4) 8-10AM Mrs. Palkowitsh (Speech/Lang) 7-9AM Mrs. Collins(Principal) 7AM-8P
6 months ago, Ann Collins
Brian Spencer
What a sad ending to the school year. Empty lockers and bags of student stuff waiting to be picked up
6 months ago, Brian Spencer
Ann Collins
USD 288 Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library Any family with a child(ren) under the age of 5 living in USD 288 Central Heights is now eligible to receive FREE once a month books mailed directly to their home. This is a fantastic way to help families build a home library and increase opportunities for language and literacy development. Families can register by going to www.imaginationlibrary.com and clicking on "register my child" where they will be prompted to enter their place of residence.
6 months ago, Ann Collins
Brian Spencer
There will be an Emergency USD #288 Board Meeting at 7:00, Thursday March 26, 2020 in the District Board Room. The public may participate via an interactive phone conference. Dial 712-451-0948 The access code is 930780# Agenda items are USD #288 Continuous Learning Plan Application, Resolution 1920-05 Wage Payments during Emergency School Closings, and Food Service Program.
6 months ago, Brian Spencer
Ann Collins
MESSAGE FROM CHES
6 months ago, Ann Collins
Ann Collins
CHES Parents - Things You Should Know About Your Student’s Continuing Learning Opportunities for the Remainder of the 2019-20 School Year. A sign-up sheet was sent out yesterday for you to schedule a time to come to school to pick up your student's belongings on Thursday, Friday, or Saturday. Please enter through the Elementary Front Office Doors 2nd - 5th Grade - Your child’s belongings have been gathered and bagged. Their Chromebook is also sitting on their desk. The charger is in the bag. PreK- 1st Grade - Your child’s belongings have been gathered and bagged. Kindergarten student bags are in the CHES office area. There are not enough Ipads for every student. When you arrive, please let us know if you need an IPad. If your child has a device of their own for apps and they have access to the Reading Eggs website, they will not need a school Ipad. All of the electronic devices have been cleaned with Clorox wipes. There is a table of school supplies by the office area. If you do not have enough supplies at home, please know you may take what you need. There is a large envelope for every student. Report cards and spring picture packets are inside. They may also include worksheets, certificates, progress reports, Father/Daughter Dance pictures, etc. Each Sunday evening at 5:00 teachers will be sending out weekly lesson plans for the upcoming week. 2nd - 5th Grade - These plans will be sent to the student’s email address. Mrs. Horstick, Mrs. Coffman, and Mrs Markley’s students- These plans will be sent to the parent’s email address. Mrs. Tyner and Mrs. Burroughs’s students - These plans will be sent through Seesaw. For families without internet service at home, teachers will give you alternative assignments. Mrs. Reed, Mrs. Desormeaux, and Mrs. Ray will contact families individually. Each teacher will have office hours which will be listed on the lesson plan document. Your child’s safety and education is of the utmost importance to all of us at CHES! Please know you can call, text, or email me with celebrations, questions, or concerns. Mrs. Collins.
6 months ago, Ann Collins
Christy Smith
Please return all of your children’s library books when you pick up your their items from school! If you have questions about what books your children have out feel free to email me at csmith@usd288.org Thank you in advance!
6 months ago, Christy Smith
Central Heights USD
The links listed below will be forms for you to fill out to set up a time to come pick up your students’ device and lockers/desk supplies. Please pick only one day and time per student. For high school students please click the following link https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSeDUuNcOsRAHzUOGR3L9-IFkHEe4DYm477Myt_C-X8D6YEWxg/viewform?usp=sf_link For middle school students please click the following link https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSf6rnvKt8L4AbjrMg7-HoFdNZOlsVLrm0SNFm1lq8PhJroW2A/viewform?usp=sf_link For elementary school students please click the following link https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSdww0zzYk7FG73OB78xYmmOVPwVuYachytr7zZZmBhpqsCK4g/viewform?usp=sf_link
6 months ago, Central Heights USD
Jason Brown
When the announcement is made for you to come and collect your supplies from school, we want you to turn in your fundraising money and or cards at the time you sign up for. We have to have all the cards by the final sign up time.. If you can not make it out during the time allowed let me know and we will work something else out. I will be sitting underneath the Wall of honor plaques in the commons area to collect them. Please have 15 cards or the equivalent amount of 300 dollars, or a combination of both. Coach Brown
6 months ago, Jason Brown
Central Heights USD
Thank you to all the paras that came out to help pack lunches and clean all the student devices!
6 months ago, Central Heights USD
Brian Spencer
Six lunch buses nearly ready to roll! 2 in Princeton. 2 in Richmond. 1 in Lane and 1 in Rantoul. REMEMBER THE KIDS MUST BE THERE TO GET THEIR FOOD. No charge for the lunches.
6 months ago, Brian Spencer
Brian Spencer
Lunches will be served from 11:00 to 12:30. DO NOT CONGREGATE TOGETHER WAITING ON DELIVERY! We will have two buses in Princeton and Richmond. You can get lunch from either location. They will be within sight of each other. Take you meals and leave the area please.
6 months ago, Brian Spencer
Brian Spencer
Administration at work!
6 months ago, Brian Spencer
Brian Spencer
Did you fill out the survey? Are the ladies preparing a lunch for your children?
6 months ago, Brian Spencer
Central Heights USD
A survey was sent to one email per household. If you did not receive the survey please take fill it out here. Responses must be submitted by this Wednesday at midnight. https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSeCBATNKU4R6MesEOeC8cvaYWEaDDUEWpBtoViEku8bq6y1RA/viewform?usp=sf_link
6 months ago, Central Heights USD
Michelle Smith
CONGRATULATIONS to Hannah Jumet for officially signing with Emporia State on a Music Talent Scholarship! She also accepted a scholarship from ESU for playing in the marching band. 💛🖤 This quarantine has made scholarship signings look a bit different (she signed last night in her home), but CHS is incredibly proud of you, and we are celebrating with you! (from at least 6 ft away) 💛💙 📸: The talented Jenni Keith @faithandphotography
6 months ago, Michelle Smith
Brian Spencer
Be wary of people soliciting you saying they are from, or working with, the school. I understand telemarketing calls showing Central Heights as the caller are being received in the district. As I stated in the call last evening, if the school is involved my name or one the principals’ name will be directly attached. We are not selling bracelets over the phone to raise money for the school. If it isn’t me, one of the principals, or a staff member you know the call is a scam no matter what caller ID says.
6 months ago, Brian Spencer
Brian Spencer
If you are not receiving the recorded phone calls from Mr. Spencer contact Karrie Matile, kmatile@usd288.org or Kim Kraft, kkraft@usd288.org. These calls will be essential for you and your family to stay current with updates specific to Central Heights.
6 months ago, Brian Spencer
Michelle Smith
Did you know that the Franklin County Children's Coalition is providing FREE LUNCHES for school-aged children all throughout Franklin County this week? They have partnered with local agencies and there will be a different lunch each day from 12(noon) to 1 at Carnegie in Ottawa. Load up the kiddos and go grab some grub! Thank you to all who are donating!
6 months ago, Michelle Smith
Tyler Smith
Here is the official statement from the Franklin County Health Officer concerning the suspension of classroom and extracurricular activities of Franklin County Schools. Mr. Spencer will provide more information for USD 288 later today after further meetings with state officials.
6 months ago, Tyler Smith
Jason Brown
Due to unforeseen circumstances, the Mother-Son dance is being rescheduled for this coming Fall. Look for details in August. We are sorry for any inconvenience this may cause.
6 months ago, Jason Brown
Katie Riemer
Congratulations to these girls for making the 2020-2021 cheer squad!
6 months ago, Katie Riemer
Brian Spencer
Update on COVIN-19 We are receiving further guidelines concerning the pandemic. These guidelines will be updated daily, and since we are on Spring Break I will not post specific information right now, but I will share the link to the KDHE K-12 School guidance website. You can access this and see the latest guidance as it is posted. http://www.kdheks.gov/coronavirus/toolkit/Interim_Guidance_for_Schools.pdf Look for updates from me near the end of the week as we prepare to return to school. The principals have issued some information to specific groups that will likely be affected after the break. (The Juniors and Seniors concerning prom for example.) We will do our best to keep the updates and postings small and manageable. Have an enjoyable break and try to enjoy time away from the public with your family.
6 months ago, Brian Spencer
Brian Spencer
The Honor Flight "Swinging Through the Decades" Gala scheduled for tomorrow, Saturday March 14 has been RESCHEDULED for SATURDAY MAY 23. We apologize for any inconvenience this will cause, but the Franklin County Health Department requested we postpone due to COVIN-19 Concerns.
6 months ago, Brian Spencer
Brian Spencer
The COVIN-19 outbreak is creating significant confusion and concern. After watching webinars with state officials this afternoon, I feel the need to share what I know. As of Noon today, Thursday, March 12, there have been three confirmed cases of COVIN-19 in Kansas, and they were all contracted in other places. There has not been a case of the communal spread of the virus in Kansas at this time. (Those that have it, contracted it somewhere else and then came to Kansas.) The likelihood of Central Heights needing to close is very small. Only the local health department http://www.franklincoks.org/index.aspx?NID=933 or the State of Kansas Department of Health and Environment can order a school closing due to a situation of this nature. There is now guidance stating that individuals that leave the country should check in with their local health department upon their return. The health department will then advise individuals whether or nor they should subject themselves to a self-imposed 14 day quarantine. Central Heights basically begins Spring Break at the end of school today. Students do not return until Monday, March 23. Hopefully by that time things will have settled down and we will have a great run to the end of the year. The best place to stay current is the the Franklin County Health Department website that I linked above. We will not be attempting to stay current while the students are off on Spring Break.
6 months ago, Brian Spencer
Stephanie Cutburth
More PRIDE winners! Joiey Ferguson, Grace Tooley, Alexis Wiser, and Chase Gray. Congratulations and great job to you all!
6 months ago, Stephanie Cutburth
Stephanie Cutburth
PRIDE winners Blake Bones, Josiah Meyer, Jayci Tait, and Ben Wuertz. Congratulations and great job!
6 months ago, Stephanie Cutburth
Stephanie Cutburth
PRIDE winners Ridge Kratzberg, Brayley Harris, Ella Stinson, and Emma Baker. Congratulations and great job!
6 months ago, Stephanie Cutburth
Stephanie Cutburth
PBIS event...BINGO! Fourth grade helping kindergarten, so much fun between grades!
6 months ago, Stephanie Cutburth
High School
COVID-19 FAQ
6 months ago, High School
High School
Franklin County Response to COVID-19
6 months ago, High School
Jason Brown
DRIVERS EDUCATION We are asking that all paperwork be turned in by April 15th if you are wanting to take the class. The fee of 131 for in district students is due by June 1st. The money can be given to Mrs. Matile at the middle school office.
6 months ago, Jason Brown
Katie Riemer
PBIS reward this morning with 5th and Pre-K playing bingo.
6 months ago, Katie Riemer
Ann Collins
Music, Music, Music 1st Grade Music Program at CHES!
6 months ago, Ann Collins
Central Heights USD
Check out our secondary newsletter! https://5il.co/dkyr
6 months ago, Central Heights USD
Jason Brown
The “rookies” for this year had their signing day today! They committed to the CHS baseball program, as well as their teammates. We had 12 freshman, and 2 sophomores that were rookies. The largest class to come through in a long time and we are excited about our future!
6 months ago, Jason Brown
Lucas Matile
Central Heights would like to express our sincere appreciation for all of the presenters to our students on career day!
6 months ago, Lucas Matile
Brian Spencer
On The Red Couch Show with Ralph Hipp on WIBW
6 months ago, Brian Spencer
Jason Brown
Here are some clothing options for anyone who is interested in some baseball apparel. This is not a fundraiser, just a chance to buy some CHS baseball items if interested. These are through X-Grain in case the website does not work here. stores.inksoft.com/WS35606/shop/home
6 months ago, Jason Brown
Jessie Matney
The junior class is counting down to prom. Are you?
6 months ago, Jessie Matney
Jason Brown
Middle school wrestlers he placed in the Chase County wrestling tournament today!
7 months ago, Jason Brown
Jason Brown
Middle school wrestlers he placed in the Chase County wrestling tournament today!
7 months ago, Jason Brown
Jason Brown
Wrestling bellies are full after eating at Braun’s!
7 months ago, Jason Brown
Christy Smith
Middle School Drama class did another great job on their play yesterday! Thanks Ms. Alisha Dunn for your work with them and making this possible!
7 months ago, Christy Smith
Jason Brown
Brody Roullett wins his 3rd match to advance!
7 months ago, Jason Brown
Jason Brown
Jotham Meyer advances in 80 lb division and Brody Roullette advances in 110 lb division.
7 months ago, Jason Brown
Jason Brown
Charli Earnest advances to winner side of bracket at Chase County middle school wrestling invitational.
7 months ago, Jason Brown
Jason Brown
Jotham Meyer, Brody Roullett, Gavin Peine, and Colton Caswell advance to winners side of bracket at Chase County invitational for middle school wrestling.
7 months ago, Jason Brown
Katie Riemer
Reminder Cheerleading tryout practice is Monday-Wednesday mornings at 6:30 AM. You must attend all three days for the final tryout on Thursday at 6:00 PM. Go Vikings!
7 months ago, Katie Riemer
Jason Brown
Mr. Winkleman and Ms. Hamilton classes at Garmin women of aviation day. They are in the flight simulator here and actually flying and landing a plane!
7 months ago, Jason Brown
Stephanie Cutburth
PRIDE certificate winners, Breck Watson and Julius Bentley!
7 months ago, Stephanie Cutburth
Christy Smith
Fox and socks! Crazy sock day!
7 months ago, Christy Smith
Central Heights USD
Please support our lady Viking softball team! https://stores.inksoft.com/WS34892/shop/home
7 months ago, Central Heights USD
Ann Collins
On Beyond Zebra by Dr. Seuss. Wear Black and White at CHES!
7 months ago, Ann Collins
Ann Collins
Read Across America Week Dig those crazy socks! Fox in Socks Day at CHES
7 months ago, Ann Collins
Ann Collins
Principal for the Day - McKenzie Moon Give me a break! Give me a Kit-Kat break!
7 months ago, Ann Collins
Melissa Oram
Are you still looking for Prom attire for a student? Join us on Saturday, March 14th for a Prom Expo featuring the Green Prom Movement and Prairie Rose Tuxedo Rental.
7 months ago, Melissa Oram
Christy Smith
It is great to see students excited about Reading! One of the Greatest moments at CHES today: Reading teacher says, Since you are the only one here today lets play a game! Student says, “Noooooo, I want to read our book!” So, reading it is!
7 months ago, Christy Smith
Christy Smith
Celebrating Wacky Wednesday during Read Across America Week!
7 months ago, Christy Smith
Stephanie Cutburth
Clifford has been visiting this week!
7 months ago, Stephanie Cutburth
Stephanie Cutburth
Read Across America Week continued today with a team building activity of cup stacking!
7 months ago, Stephanie Cutburth
Jason Brown
Freshman baseball signing day will be next Tuesday 3/10 at 2:50 in the high school commons area! The rookies will sign their letter of dedication and make a vow to support the baseball program over the Jarl bat!!!
7 months ago, Jason Brown
Bob Risch
Vikings fall 46-62.
7 months ago, Bob Risch
Bob Risch
Vikings are down headed into the 4th quarter. 32-48.
7 months ago, Bob Risch
Bob Risch
Vikings are down at the half. 18-36.
7 months ago, Bob Risch
Bob Risch
Boys BBall down after the first quarter. 10-23.
7 months ago, Bob Risch
Bob Risch
Vikings BBall has tipped off. Let’s go Vikings!!
7 months ago, Bob Risch
Katie Riemer
More Team Building for Read Across America Week
7 months ago, Katie Riemer
Katie Riemer
Read Across America Week Working as a Team
7 months ago, Katie Riemer
Central Heights USD
Upgrades from our storm last May are in full swing!
7 months ago, Central Heights USD
Central Heights USD
Elementary and Middle School spring pictures will be next Tuesday, March 10th.
7 months ago, Central Heights USD
Bob Risch
Vikings fall 29-53.
7 months ago, Bob Risch
Bob Risch
Vikings headed to the 4th quarter down.
7 months ago, Bob Risch
Bob Risch
Vikings are down at halftime.
7 months ago, Bob Risch
Bob Risch
Girls are down after the first quarter.
7 months ago, Bob Risch
Bob Risch
Girls BBall is underway. Let’s go Vikings!!!
7 months ago, Bob Risch
Stephanie Cutburth
More rhyming for Read Across America Week!
7 months ago, Stephanie Cutburth
Stephanie Cutburth
The elementary kicked off the day with rhyming for Read Across America Week! Names were drawn and a student/teacher team had to come up with as many rhyming words as they could!
7 months ago, Stephanie Cutburth
Ann Collins
Para Educator Needed Looking for a great place to work alongside a caring staff and amazing students? Central Heights Elementary is looking to hire a special education para educator immediately. Please call Mrs. Collins at 785/869/3355 x 1305.
7 months ago, Ann Collins
Jason Brown
Baseball starts today after school! Meet in the lockeroom across the road. Bring the appropriate clothes to practice outside, it is chilly today! FINALLY IT’S HERE!!!!
7 months ago, Jason Brown
Michelle Smith
You know how you're like, "Oh my gosh, that girl has the best voice." And then another girl starts singing and you're like, "Oh my gosh, she's good, too!" And then a boy starts singing and you're like 🤩, and then another one's got you like 😭?? Yeah, it was like that.#AllShookUp
7 months ago, Michelle Smith
Brian Spencer
Oh my!
7 months ago, Brian Spencer
Brian Spencer
Sylvia’s solo
7 months ago, Brian Spencer
Brian Spencer
What a great looking cast.
7 months ago, Brian Spencer
Brian Spencer
Great crowd for the final presentation of All Shook Up.
7 months ago, Brian Spencer
Ann Collins
Movie Premiere Options at Plaza Theater, Ottawa, KS! March 7, 2020 at 10:00 AM ONWARD or CALL OF THE WILD Free Movie Admission for CHES 3rd - 4th - 5th Graders Sponsored by the Optimist Club
7 months ago, Ann Collins
Ann Collins
Read Across America at CHES - March 2 - 6 Join the Fun!
7 months ago, Ann Collins
Bob Risch
Powerlifting Results!!! Great job today with lots of PRs. Men Overall - 4th Women Overall - 8th 5 Individual Overall Placers 19 Individual Lift Placers
7 months ago, Bob Risch
Bob Risch
Viking Powerlifters are setting PRs and placing individually!! We have one round left. Men are in 4th as a team and Women are in 8th as a team.
7 months ago, Bob Risch
Bob Risch
Viking Powerlifter Teams are in 4th place in the Men’s side and 8th place in the Women’s side after the first lifts.
7 months ago, Bob Risch
Bob Risch
Powerlifting is starting at 9:00!!! To follow along go to hyperlifter.com
7 months ago, Bob Risch
Bob Risch
Congratulations to Jonathan Fox who signed to play football next year at Ottawa University!!
7 months ago, Bob Risch
Michelle Smith
Keeping up with the victories in the Middle School isn't an easy job (seriously - sticking vinyl to a cinder block wall isn't for the weak), but someone has to do it! Have you stopped by to take a look? We're so proud of our Vikings.
7 months ago, Michelle Smith
Nathaniel McGee
Central Heights FFA placed 4th at the ECD Floriculture CDE on Wednesday. Jonathan Fox was 1st overall.
7 months ago, Nathaniel McGee
Stephanie Cutburth
State Farm Kindness Award winners were announced this morning. Student winners were Brayden Donaldson, Willis Miller, and Knox Cannady. Staff winners were Sarah Evans, Shannon Emert, Theresa Thoele, and Lynn Percy. Congratulations to all of our winners!
7 months ago, Stephanie Cutburth
Ann Collins
Are you the "I" in Kind? These CHES fourth graders sure are!
7 months ago, Ann Collins
Ann Collins
Liam, Kindergarten student at CHES sure looked sharp today!
7 months ago, Ann Collins
Ann Collins
Central Heights hosted theThe Kansas Schools Teachers of the Year, Region IV on Feb. 26. They went into several classrooms and heard about the wonderful things happening at our school. Our own KTOY, Hope Lickteig was their guide.
7 months ago, Ann Collins
Michelle Smith
These Littles cherished their time with the Bigs on Senior Night. Being out at Central Heights is such a unique opportunity for students: Pre-K through 12th grade. We get to watch each other, teach each other, and learn from each other, all in one building. We are a family.
7 months ago, Michelle Smith
High School
We're still taking RSVP's for the Father-Daughter Dance on Saturday. Please let your student's teacher know or email Mrs. Nichols at lnichols@usd288.org, if you are interested.
7 months ago, High School
High School
Girls Sub State Basketball Bracket
7 months ago, High School
High School
Sub State Basketball Brackets
7 months ago, High School
Jason Brown
Thanks to everyone who helped to support the baseball team last night! It was a huge success! We hope to see all of you at our games this year too!
7 months ago, Jason Brown
Lucas Matile
Vikings trail at the end of the third quarter
7 months ago, Lucas Matile
Lucas Matile
A special thanks to all of our seniors and their parents who have represented Central Heights very well over the last four years!
7 months ago, Lucas Matile
Lucas Matile
At the half Central Heights 17 Lyndon 24
7 months ago, Lucas Matile
Lucas Matile
After one quarter of Varsity boys Vikings 7 Tigers 13
7 months ago, Lucas Matile
Bob Risch
Varsity Girls BBall fall 37-58.
7 months ago, Bob Risch
Bob Risch
Varsity girls down going into the 4th quarter 20-44.
7 months ago, Bob Risch
Lucas Matile
Varsity girls trail Lyndon 11-31 at the half
7 months ago, Lucas Matile
Lucas Matile
JV boys fall vs Lyndon 27-36
7 months ago, Lucas Matile
Lucas Matile
JV girls drop their two quarter game vs Lyndon 13-15
7 months ago, Lucas Matile
Lucas Matile
After one quarter of JV girls basketball CH trails Lyndon 7-8
7 months ago, Lucas Matile
Stephanie Cutburth
The American Heart Association visited the elementary today regarding the Jump Rope For Heart Program.
7 months ago, Stephanie Cutburth
Jason Brown
See you tonight! The money raised tonight will help to go towards purchasing each of our players a batting helmet.
7 months ago, Jason Brown
Jason Brown
So far for tonight’s Frito Chili feed the desserts we have are brownies, Dr Pepper brownies, apple pie, strawberry cake, white cake with lemon frosting, and a fishing cake, more to show up tonight!
7 months ago, Jason Brown
Bob Risch
Vikings win!!! 62-56
7 months ago, Bob Risch
Bob Risch
1:38 to go Vikings up by 4.
7 months ago, Bob Risch
Bob Risch
48-44 Vikings up in the 4th quarter.
7 months ago, Bob Risch
Bob Risch
Viking Boys BBall down after the first quarter 17-20.
7 months ago, Bob Risch
Bob Risch
Varsity Girls BBall falls to Chase County.
7 months ago, Bob Risch
Michelle Smith
The Middle School Quiz Bowl A Team took 3rd place in today's meet at West Franklin. 🙌🏼🙌🏼 #GoTeam #BrainyBunch #TeamAnts
7 months ago, Michelle Smith
Bob Risch
Viking Girls BBall headed into the 4th quarter down vs Chase County.
7 months ago, Bob Risch
Bob Risch
Varsity Girls BBall down at the half.
7 months ago, Bob Risch
Bob Risch
Varsity Girls BBall down after the first quarter to Chase County 6-18.
7 months ago, Bob Risch
Jason Brown
We have 3 cakes cooked and ready to frost for the Baseball Frito Chili Pie Supper on Tuesday Night the 25th during the basketball game and little girls dance clinic performance and Senior Night. There will be a lot going on, get some comfort food! Coach Brown
7 months ago, Jason Brown
Michelle Smith
📣 2-4-6-8, who do we appreciate?? The CHS cheer and dance teams for putting on this clinic for our littles! 📣 Go Vikings!
7 months ago, Michelle Smith
Lucas Matile
7 months ago, Lucas Matile
Lucas Matile
Vikings lead 53-30 headed to the fourth quarter
7 months ago, Lucas Matile
Lucas Matile
Varsity boys lead MDCV 38-20 at the half
7 months ago, Lucas Matile
Lucas Matile
The Lady Vikings beat MDCV
7 months ago, Lucas Matile
Lucas Matile
The Lady Vikings lead by 34 heading into the fourth quarter
7 months ago, Lucas Matile
Lucas Matile
Varsity girls lead 32–10 at the half over MDCV
7 months ago, Lucas Matile
Lucas Matile
Varsity girls lead MDCV 18-5 after one quarter of play
7 months ago, Lucas Matile
Lucas Matile
JV boys and girls both won vs MDCV in their shortened games.
7 months ago, Lucas Matile
Lucas Matile
The band sounds amazing tonight!
7 months ago, Lucas Matile
Katie Riemer
5th graders had a guest speaker, Taylor Jilek, come in this morning to speak with them about her experience in rodeoing. Thank you, Taylor!
7 months ago, Katie Riemer
Katie Riemer
Cheer/Dance Camp Reminder Saturday, February 22, 2020 Cheer: 9:00-10:00 AM Dance: 10:15-11:15 AM The girls will perform during halftime of the varsity girls game on Tuesday, February 25th. Please meet in the hallway, by the middle school gym doors, at 6:30 PM.
7 months ago, Katie Riemer
Lucas Matile
Thank you to our special guest Kate MaGrath for presenting on how to Support Our Students dealing with mental health struggles!
7 months ago, Lucas Matile
Jason Brown
Driver Education meeting tonight at 6:00 in the high school cafeteria. ARRIVE ALIVE!!!!!
7 months ago, Jason Brown
High School
Father Daughter Dance
7 months ago, High School
Lucas Matile
Our students have worked incredibly hard this year and are looking forward to sharing their success and goals with you! Student Led Conferences continues tonight, if you haven’t signed up please do so!
7 months ago, Lucas Matile
Jason Brown
Baseball Frito Chili Pie Supper Tuesday 2/25! Come help support the Baseball Team! Baseball starts on 3/2!
7 months ago, Jason Brown
Jason Brown
Baseball parents we are asking you to bring a dessert for our annual frito chili pie supper on Tuesday 2/25. Please have the boys bring it to my room Monday, Tuesday,or drop it off that night. Thanks Coach Brown
7 months ago, Jason Brown
Michelle Smith
This middle school dance was 🔥🔥! (For real, it was hot in there) Thanks, StuCo!!
7 months ago, Michelle Smith
Bob Risch
Vikings win!!! 50-49!!!
7 months ago, Bob Risch
Bob Risch
Timeout Anderson County. Vikings lead 50-49 with :10 to go.
7 months ago, Bob Risch
Bob Risch
Timeout Anderson County. Score tied 49-49 with :28 to go.
7 months ago, Bob Risch
Bob Risch
Timeout Central Heights. Vikings up 48-47 with 1:47 to go in the game.
7 months ago, Bob Risch
Bob Risch
Timeout Anderson County. Score tied 47-47 with 3:47 to go.
7 months ago, Bob Risch
Bob Risch
Vikings down headed into the 4th quarter. 36-41
7 months ago, Bob Risch
Bob Risch
CH down 20-26 at half time.
7 months ago, Bob Risch
Bob Risch
CH Varsity Boys down by one after the first quarter against Anderson County. 11-12
7 months ago, Bob Risch
Bob Risch
CH Varsity Girls fall to Anderson County.
7 months ago, Bob Risch
Bob Risch
CH Varsity Girls headed into the 4th quarter down.
7 months ago, Bob Risch
Bob Risch
CH Girls down at half time.
7 months ago, Bob Risch
Bob Risch
CH Varsity Girls Basketball down 20-2 after the first quarter at Anderson County.
7 months ago, Bob Risch
Jason Brown
Driver Education meeting tonight at 6:00 in cafeteria. We will start getting out enrollment papers and give you the tentative schedule for the summer. See you tonight or we also have one Thursday night. ARRIVE ALIVE!!!!
7 months ago, Jason Brown
Jason Brown
Don’t forget Driver Educatiin meeting on Tuesday 2/18 and Thursday 2/20 at 6:00 pm in the high school cafeteria. Sign up your student, find out the classroom schedule, and how Driver Education will be run. We hope to see everyone who is interested there!!
7 months ago, Jason Brown
Central Heights USD
Come support Honor Flight!
7 months ago, Central Heights USD
Stephanie Cutburth
After learning about how things are made, 1st graders had help from Mrs. Smith in designing and decorating their own t-shirts for a fun class project.
7 months ago, Stephanie Cutburth
High School
Parents, If you have not signed up for a timeslot for your son/daughters Student Led Conference please go to the following links: High School Teachers or Middle School Teachers Simply go to the link and click on either their advisory teacher (high school students) or first hour (middle school students) to schedule a time. Also remember we will be having some presentations for parents as well! The schedule will change a little from Tuesday to Thursday. Drivers Education Meeting 6PM both days in the cafeteria SOS - Supporting Our Students in dealing with Stress and Anxiety. We will have guest presenters here from Elizabeth Layton Center for these presentations. They will take place in the Theatre at 6:30 on both evenings. Extended Learning Opportunities - Work-Study, Dual Credit, CTE (CNA, Automotive, HVAC, Welding) and other experiences for high school students. This presentation will be at 5:30 on Tuesday and 7:30 on Thursday in the theatre. School Vision and Planning - Redesign/Long term goals and planning for Central Heights. This presentation will take place at 7:30 on Tuesday and 5:30 on Thursday in the theatre. We look forward to seeing all of you next week! Sincerely, Luke Matile
7 months ago, High School
Bob Risch
MS is out enjoying the slops!!
7 months ago, Bob Risch
High School
JV Boys Basketball Bracket
7 months ago, High School
Brian Spencer
Due to poor weather conditions we will not be having school today, Thursday February 13, at Central Heights. Stay warm and safe.
7 months ago, Brian Spencer
Ann Collins
Parent-Teacher Conferences will be held February 18 from 4-8 P.M. and February 20 from 4-8 P.M. Below are the directions for scheduling online. Directions to schedule your conference(s): Go to www.usd288.org Click on Menu in the top left corner Hover over Elementary Parent Teacher Conferences Click on the name of the teacher Click on the time you would like Type in the required information Click I am not a robot Click Confirm Booking
7 months ago, Ann Collins
Michelle Smith
Mr. Winkleman's high school STEAM Class and Ms. Weers's middle school Science Exploration Class collaborated on a buoyancy project today!
7 months ago, Michelle Smith
Ann Collins
Don't Miss Your Chance to Sign-up for LIFE!
7 months ago, Ann Collins
Central Heights USD
The middle school dance has been postponed until Wednesday, February 19th.
7 months ago, Central Heights USD
Lucas Matile
Final score Vikings 36 Bulldogs 38
7 months ago, Lucas Matile
Lucas Matile
7.8 seconds left Waverly leads 36-38. CH ball out of the timeout
7 months ago, Lucas Matile
Lucas Matile
:33 left tied 36 all CH ball out of the timeout
7 months ago, Lucas Matile
Central Heights USD
Don't forget to order your pack the house shirt!
7 months ago, Central Heights USD
Lucas Matile
2:01 remaining CH 36 WHS 34
7 months ago, Lucas Matile
Lucas Matile
Vikings and Bulldogs are tired 25 all at the end of the third quarter
7 months ago, Lucas Matile
Lucas Matile
Congrats to the Central Heights Academic All-State recipients!
7 months ago, Lucas Matile
Lucas Matile
Varsity boys trail Waverly 15-18 at the half
7 months ago, Lucas Matile
Lucas Matile
The Vikings trail the Bulldogs 9-13 at the end of the first quarter
7 months ago, Lucas Matile
Lucas Matile
Varsity girls fall to Waverly
7 months ago, Lucas Matile
Lucas Matile
Varsity girls trail Waverly 15-37 at the half.
7 months ago, Lucas Matile
Lucas Matile
JV girls top Waverly on a last second shot by Jadyn Criqui. JV boys fell to the bulldogs in their two quarter game.
7 months ago, Lucas Matile
Lucas Matile
Champion teacher of the month! Congrats Ms. Dunn!!!
7 months ago, Lucas Matile
Lucas Matile
The Vikings defeat the Wildcats to end the evening.
7 months ago, Lucas Matile
Lucas Matile
The Vikings now lead by 41 headed to the fourth quarter vs Marmaton Valley
7 months ago, Lucas Matile
Lucas Matile
At the half Vikings 38 Wildcats 15
7 months ago, Lucas Matile
Lucas Matile
Varsity boys lead Marmaton Valley 17-0 at the end of the first quarter
7 months ago, Lucas Matile
Lucas Matile
Varsity girls fall to Marmaton Valley
7 months ago, Lucas Matile
Lucas Matile
Varsity girls trail Marmaton Valley 25-34 heading to the 4th quarter
7 months ago, Lucas Matile
Lucas Matile
JV girls lost, JV boys won vs Marmaton Valley
7 months ago, Lucas Matile
Lucas Matile
Varsity girls trail at the half 18-21 vs Marmaton Valley
7 months ago, Lucas Matile
Kim Kraft
High school basketball tournament for next week.
7 months ago, Kim Kraft
Stephanie Cutburth
PRIDE certificate winners
7 months ago, Stephanie Cutburth
Stephanie Cutburth
More Viking PRIDE certificate winners!
7 months ago, Stephanie Cutburth
Ann Collins
Smiles All-Around! From the classroom to the cafeteria!
7 months ago, Ann Collins
Christy Smith
Elementary enjoyed a Magic Show for their positive behavior party today! Magician Scott Dickinson, “Great Scott”, did an amazing job! The kids loved it!
7 months ago, Christy Smith
Katie Riemer
More Viking PRIDE certificate recipients Landis Shaw and Leona Apfl. Keep up the good work!
7 months ago, Katie Riemer
Katie Riemer
Viking PRIDE certificate recipients Willis Miller and Brayden Donaldson. Way to go!
7 months ago, Katie Riemer
Katie Riemer
PBIS reward for 3rd-5th grade was a magic show. The students had a great time!
7 months ago, Katie Riemer
Ann Collins
100 Viking Tickets earns the use of the car for the day. Kenna and Emery are delivering milk to Mrs. Rowlett's classroom. What fun!
8 months ago, Ann Collins
Central Heights USD
The schools phone lines are down. Please email one of the offices. Linda's email in the elementary is lldouglas@usd288.org, Karrie's email in the middle school is kmatile@usd288.org, and Kim's email in the high school is kkraft@usd288.org. We will let you know when it is working again.
8 months ago, Central Heights USD
Michelle Smith
Our 8th grade students took a trip to visit the clients at COF (with the help of Craig Evans) after researching and reading about an adult with an intellectual disability in the short story “Flowers for Algernon”. I (Mrs. Smith) brought out my “good camera” to try to capture the beautiful moments of our students interacting, volunteering, and working alongside these adults while they were performing their job of assembling boxes for CenturyLink. I didn’t realize that one of my settings on my camera was off until I sat down to edit these pictures and saw all of the “noise”/graininess in each and every picture. I was heartbroken at thinking that the pictures wouldn’t ever be able to display the beauty of the day. But then I got to thinking….these pictures are the perfect metaphor for this experience. The students were nervous and a bit apprehensive going into it. Most had never had any interaction with an adult with an intellectual disability. At the end of the experience, when all of the students were told that we needed to head back to the school, the adults were met with the students asking to stay longer and inquiring about when we could go back. What seemed to be something a little uncomfortable and unfamiliar, turned into something full of immense joy, laughter, and friendship. We may have helped them build boxes, but we were the ones who received the most from this experience. My heart will never forget it, and I hope their hearts won’t, either. Enjoy these grainy pictures, and I pray that you can look past the surface-level noise and see the absolute beauty underneath. We have some seriously amazing students at Central Heights.
8 months ago, Michelle Smith
Christy Smith
Bought a flower from middle school stucco for mom and then made a heart card to go with it. I bet mom loves it!
8 months ago, Christy Smith
Christy Smith
We didn’t bring home the win at the Franklin County Spelling Bee today, but they did their best! We are proud of them and all of the Franklin County Spelling Bee participants for their hard work and determination!
8 months ago, Christy Smith
Central Heights USD
Middle School STUCO will be selling wooden roses for Valentine’s Day in the Elementary Cafeteria. When: Before school Wed - Friday: 2/5 - 2/7 and Tues - Thurs: 2/11-2/13 Cost: $1.00 per rose
8 months ago, Central Heights USD
Michelle Smith
Good luck to these scholars today at the County Spelling Bee!
8 months ago, Michelle Smith
Christy Smith
All smiles when Reading goals are met!
8 months ago, Christy Smith
Christy Smith
100th Day of School!
8 months ago, Christy Smith
Ann Collins
First sound matching game in Mrs. Markley's class.
8 months ago, Ann Collins
Ann Collins
The morning PreKindergarten students stopped by the office to show Mrs. Douglas their necklaces made from 100 Fruit Loop pieces!
8 months ago, Ann Collins
Ann Collins
These Kindergarten kids are showing off their 100 day shirts.
8 months ago, Ann Collins
Ann Collins
Gramps and Granny made a visit to CHES on the 100th day of school.
8 months ago, Ann Collins
Stephanie Cutburth
Anyone else celebrating?!
8 months ago, Stephanie Cutburth
Bob Risch
Vikings had a great day in the weight room setting PRs and earning medals!! Powerlifting Meet Results: Abby Brown - 175 Squat - 2nd Abby Brown - 115 Clean - 2nd Abby Brown - 115 Bench - 2nd AnneLeese Thao - 200 Squat - 2nd Axel Roberts - 200 Squat - 2nd Axel Roberts - 110 Bench - 1st Taylor Chrisjohn - 115 Clean - 3rd Trey Hamblin - 105 Clean - 3rd Trey Hamblin - 95 Bench - 3rd Tony Detwiler - 190 Clean - 3rd Tony Detwiler - 185 Bench - 2nd Josh Thompson - 315 Bench - 2nd Abby 2nd overall Axel 2nd overall
8 months ago, Bob Risch
Bob Risch
More photos from Powerlifting today. We are setting some great PRs and starting to collect some individual medals.
8 months ago, Bob Risch
Bob Risch
Powerlifting is underway!!
8 months ago, Bob Risch
Bob Risch
Vikings Win!! 60-50 over Jayhawk-Linn.
8 months ago, Bob Risch
Bob Risch
Your 2020 Viking King & Queen of Courts!! Braylen and Abby
8 months ago, Bob Risch
Bob Risch
2020 King & Queen of Courts candidates.
8 months ago, Bob Risch
Bob Risch
Viking Boys go into the 4th quarter with the lead. 44-36
8 months ago, Bob Risch
Bob Risch
Varsity Boys are up at half 29-22.
8 months ago, Bob Risch
Bob Risch
Varsity Boys up after the first quarter against Jayhawk-Linn 19-14.
8 months ago, Bob Risch
Bob Risch
Varsity Girls win!! 36-28 over Jayhawk-Linn.
8 months ago, Bob Risch
Bob Risch
Varsity Girls tied 22-22 going into the fourth quarter.
8 months ago, Bob Risch
Michelle Smith
It's a GREAT day to be a Viking!
8 months ago, Michelle Smith
Stephanie Cutburth
The elementary students participated in the King & Queen of Courts parade and assembly today!
8 months ago, Stephanie Cutburth
Kim Kraft
Information about secondary parent teacher conferences.
8 months ago, Kim Kraft
Stephanie Cutburth
Our kindness club led a pep rally in support of our Kansas City Chiefs going to the Super Bowl! Go Chiefs!!! 🏈
8 months ago, Stephanie Cutburth
Central Heights USD
Who is going to win?
8 months ago, Central Heights USD
Brian Spencer
Well, the phones are not fully operational. We continue to have spotty service. If we are on the line with you and the call goes dead, we did not hang up. The call was dropped. Please call back. They continue to work on it. We apologize for the inconvenience. (Fortunately the phones don’t directly affect classroom instruction!) Thank you for your patience.
8 months ago, Brian Spencer
Brian Spencer
Thank you for your assistance contacting Century Link concerning our phones not working. You made a difference! The phones are currently working and they “feel strongly” they found and repaired the problem. If you try to call the school and get a busy signal or it does not ring please call or text 785-214-0243.
8 months ago, Brian Spencer
Katie Riemer
You still have time to sign-up for the Cheer/Dance Mini Clinic for Feb. 22nd. Participants will perform on Feb. 25th. Registration will close on Jan. 31st. Come have some fun and spread school spirit!
8 months ago, Katie Riemer
Central Heights USD
I can’t see who this is, can you?
8 months ago, Central Heights USD
Ann Collins
Come One, Come OLD! The hundredth day of school at CHES is February 3.
8 months ago, Ann Collins
Stephanie Cutburth
First grade “made” Kansas and then ate it!
8 months ago, Stephanie Cutburth
Jason Brown
High school Baseball parents and guardians we have a frito chili pie supper coming up on February 25th. Be looking for more information! Also you can go to the usd288 website, click on staff, then look up Jason Brown and click on the google website. It has several tidbits of information on it, such as spring break time off of March 13th-16th for baseball practice.
8 months ago, Jason Brown
Jason Brown
Driver’s Education also gives you a discount with most insurance companies upon completion. They are expensive when you add them to your policy!
8 months ago, Jason Brown
Brian Spencer
Unfortunately our phones are down again. They were working for a time, but have failed again. Century Link is working on it, but they don’t know how long it will take to get service again! Call 785-214-0243 if you need to contact us directly. Continue to use email for non-urgent correspondence if possible.
8 months ago, Brian Spencer
Brian Spencer
Thank you for the help. The phones are currently working. If you try to call and are not successful then call the 785-214-0243 number and let us know.
8 months ago, Brian Spencer
Brian Spencer
Please use email to communicate with your building office. If you need to speak to someone or can’t email please call this number. 785-214-0243.
8 months ago, Brian Spencer
Brian Spencer
This is Mr. Spencer and I am asking for your help. As you all know our phones have not been working properly for several weeks. The last week has been the worst. I have visited nicely, growled, grumped, and every other tactic I know, and our phones are still not working. There have been people respond and make an effort, but we don’t have a solution yet. What I need is for Century Link to understand how big of an issue this is. Please call Century Link and report the school district phones are not working. The number listed for phone repair on their website is 800-788-3600. Use any number related to the school to report the outage. Thank you for your help.
8 months ago, Brian Spencer
Bob Risch
Viking boys fall to Osawatomie.
8 months ago, Bob Risch
Bob Risch
Viking boys trail headed into the fourth quarter 33-41.
8 months ago, Bob Risch
Bob Risch
26-25 Vikings are up at half time.
8 months ago, Bob Risch
Bob Risch
Boys basketball is down after the first quarter to Osawatomie 20-15.
8 months ago, Bob Risch
Bob Risch
Viking Ladies fall to Osawatomie.
8 months ago, Bob Risch
Bob Risch
Viking ladies are trailing by 21 headed to the fourth quarter.
8 months ago, Bob Risch
Bob Risch
At halftime the Viking Girls are down 25-14.
8 months ago, Bob Risch
Bob Risch
High school basketball is at Osawatomie tonight. Vikings Ladies are behind after the first quarter 10-5.
8 months ago, Bob Risch
Ann Collins
Being outside feels so good - even for the teachers!
8 months ago, Ann Collins
Ann Collins
Morning PreKindergarten students made pictures of Patrick Mahomes using their hands.
8 months ago, Ann Collins
Ann Collins
Will the real Patrick Mahomes please stand up!
8 months ago, Ann Collins
Middle School
The schools phone lines are down. Please email one of the offices. Linda's email in the elementary is lldouglas@usd288.org, Karrie's email in the middle school is kmatile@usd288.org, and Kim's email in the high school is kkraft@usd288.org. We will let you know when it is working again.
8 months ago, Middle School
Ann Collins
Awesome!
8 months ago, Ann Collins
Ann Collins
CHES Vikings working on their basketball skills.
8 months ago, Ann Collins
Michelle Smith
The CHMS Quiz Bowl season is about to begin!
8 months ago, Michelle Smith
Katie Riemer
Elementary Spirit Week events for next week. Here are the high school and KC Club activities.
8 months ago, Katie Riemer
Stephanie Cutburth
Viking PRIDE Certificate
8 months ago, Stephanie Cutburth
Katie Riemer
5th grade enjoying the PBIS disco reward party.
8 months ago, Katie Riemer
Stephanie Cutburth
Inside recesses aren’t just for students!
8 months ago, Stephanie Cutburth
Stephanie Cutburth
Viking PRIDE Certificates
8 months ago, Stephanie Cutburth
Stephanie Cutburth
More Vikings Certificates
8 months ago, Stephanie Cutburth
Katie Riemer
Congratulations to Anabel Risch for receiving a Viking PRIDE Award in 5th grade!
8 months ago, Katie Riemer
Stephanie Cutburth
Viking Certificates were given out today!
8 months ago, Stephanie Cutburth
Brian Spencer
We will delay the start of school by two hours today. A light breakfast will be available for those that want it at 10:00. Classes will begin at 10:15. Drive carefully.
8 months ago, Brian Spencer
Lucas Matile
Vikings drop the game to Osage City 53-54. Next game will be Saturday at 10:30 AM
8 months ago, Lucas Matile
Lucas Matile
10 seconds remaining, Vikings trail by 4. Osage City ball out of the time-out
8 months ago, Lucas Matile
Lucas Matile
Timeout. 2:13 remaining Osage City ball. CH trails 44-49
8 months ago, Lucas Matile
Lucas Matile
After three quarters of play CH trails OC 39-43
8 months ago, Lucas Matile
Lucas Matile
At the half Vikings 28 Indians 36
8 months ago, Lucas Matile
Lucas Matile
After one quarter of play the Vikings trail the Indians 15-22
8 months ago, Lucas Matile
Lucas Matile
The Lady Vikings fall in the second round of the tournament. Their next game will be at 9:00 AM Saturday.
8 months ago, Lucas Matile
Lucas Matile
At the half Lady Vikings 7 Lady Braves 22
8 months ago, Lucas Matile
Lucas Matile
At the end of the first quarter the Lady Vikings trail Council Grove 3-8
8 months ago, Lucas Matile
Jason Brown
Update on the prices 131 dollars for current students. 206 for others.
8 months ago, Jason Brown
Jason Brown
The fees for Driver Education is 134 dollars for any current CH student. If you are not a current student the fee is 204 dollars.
8 months ago, Jason Brown
Jason Brown
Driver Education class time will be from 8-10 am. Driving times are 7-8 am, 10-12, and 12-2. Depending on how many students this could change.
8 months ago, Jason Brown
Jason Brown
There will be an informational meeting about Driver Education on parent teacher conference nights in the cafeteria. We will post times when the schedule is finalized.
8 months ago, Jason Brown
Katie Riemer
You still have time to sign up for Cheer/Dance Mini Camp! Registration is due by January 31st. We look forward to working with you!
8 months ago, Katie Riemer
Middle School
It looks like Mrs. Cutburth just bought a great present!
8 months ago, Middle School
Kim Kraft
The phone lines seem to be up and working now. There may still be issues where they are off and on so please be patient with us. Century Link is looking in on the problem.
8 months ago, Kim Kraft
Kim Kraft
The schools phone lines are down. Please email the office if you need to get ahold of us. Linda's email in the elementary is lldouglas@usd288.org, Karrie's email in the middle school is kmatile@usd288.org, and Kim's email in the high school is kkraft@usd288.org. We will let you know when it is working again.
8 months ago, Kim Kraft
Jason Brown
Drivers Ed: We will be offering drivers ed at Central Heights to anyone who is at least 14 years old by June 7th. The class will run from June 1st to June 30th. If you have any questions contact Kelli Brown or Jason Brown. Be looking for more information in the coming weeks.
8 months ago, Jason Brown
Ann Collins
Central Heights Elementary Fans Feel free to wear red tomorrow (Jan. 21) in celebration of the Chief's win (it is ok to wear hats for the day)!
8 months ago, Ann Collins
Ann Collins
Martin Luther King, Jr. Essay Winners from CHES (more pictures coming!) Congratulations to our winners: Kelsie Wilson. 3rd Grade, won first place. Presten Holstine placed second and Anna Reed won third place in the 4th Grade Division. Fifth Grade Winners were Ethan Kraft, first place; Hal Higbie, second place; and Anabel Risch, third place. The students were presented their medals and cash awards at the Franklin County MLK Program. The event was held January 19 at 2:00 PM at the Ottawa Municipal Auditorium. Ethan and Kelsie read their essays to the audience.
8 months ago, Ann Collins
Jason Brown
Boys beat the girls in the eating contest at the pizza ranch!
8 months ago, Jason Brown
Jason Brown
Pizza and chicken at the pizza ranch to end the season!
8 months ago, Jason Brown
Jason Brown
CHMS boys basketball beats Mission Valley in the FHJL tournament to end the season!
8 months ago, Jason Brown
Jason Brown
CHMS middle school girls basketball lose to Northern Heights in the FHJL tournament. This was their final game of the season.
8 months ago, Jason Brown
Jason Brown
Middle school girls and boys both lose in the 2nd round of the FHJL tournament. Girls will play at 9:00 and boys 10:30 on Saturday at Chase County.
8 months ago, Jason Brown
Brian Spencer
Based upon the forecast there will be NO SCHOOL TOMORROW, Friday, Jan 17.
8 months ago, Brian Spencer
Nathaniel McGee
Central Heights FFA earned 6th place at the ECD Public Speaking LDE today. Luke Burkdoll was 9th in the Freshman Division Kierstyn Blaufuss was 1st and Emily VanLeiden was 7th in the Sophomore Division Cheyenne Higbie was 6th in the Senior Division and 7th in Extemporaneous Public Speaking. Also competing but coming up a little shy of the top ten was Conner Peel, Aiden Welch, Christian Johnson, and Alex Cannady.
8 months ago, Nathaniel McGee
Ann Collins
Coach Sloth has officially changed his website to include CHES as the Top School of All time! https://coachsloth.com/top-10-visits.php
8 months ago, Ann Collins
Katie Riemer
2020 Spelling Bee
8 months ago, Katie Riemer
Katie Riemer
Elementary Spelling Bee Winners 1st place- Trace Dennison 5th grade 2nd place- Payton Miller 5th grade 3rd place- Landis Shaw 3rd grade Congratulations to all those who participated and our winners!
8 months ago, Katie Riemer
Bob Risch
Vikings fall 56-47.
8 months ago, Bob Risch
Bob Risch
Vikings down 37-31 headed to the 4th quarter.
8 months ago, Bob Risch
Bob Risch
Vikings down at half 26-16.
8 months ago, Bob Risch
Bob Risch
CH Boys BBall down at the end of the 1st quarter to Osage City. 19-7.
8 months ago, Bob Risch
Bob Risch
CH Girls fall 36-25 to Osage City.
8 months ago, Bob Risch
Jason Brown
CHMS girls basketball loses to Mission Valley in the opening round of the FHJL basketball tournament. They will play Thursday night at 6:30 in Chase County vs Council Grove.
8 months ago, Jason Brown
Bob Risch
CH Girls fighting back!! Down 6 points with 2:31 to go.
8 months ago, Bob Risch
Bob Risch
Ch Girls BBall down 26-17 headed into the 4th.
8 months ago, Bob Risch
Bob Risch
HS Girls BBall trails Osage City 18-12 at half time.
8 months ago, Bob Risch
Ann Collins
Mrs. Lickteig's third grade class from 2018-19 are working along with Representative Mark Samsel to bring a bill before the Kansas Legislature to make the watermelon a state fruit. This was aired on KCTV5 on January 13, 2020. https://www.kctv5.com/news/local_news/could-kansas-soon-have-a-state-fruit/video_6ce7d744-b4c4-52ca-9e4b-b31e6ea86a6e.html
8 months ago, Ann Collins
Michelle Smith
Congratulations to our Middle School Spelling Bee participants, and a huge shout-out to Nash Cardell (1st), Maisy Moore (2nd), Arabella Dunbar (3rd), and Colton Caswell (alternate) for placing in today's competition! You ALL make us so very proud.♥️
8 months ago, Michelle Smith
Middle School
Thank you for being patient, our phone lines are back up!
8 months ago, Middle School
Middle School
Our phones lines are currently down. We will post again when they are back up.
8 months ago, Middle School
Lucas Matile
MS boys basketball falls to NLC in the first round of the tournament.
8 months ago, Lucas Matile
Brian Spencer
High school varsity girls are in a close contest with Northern Heights. Trail 15 to 16 at the end of first qtr.
8 months ago, Brian Spencer
Jason Brown
MIDDLE SCHOOL Basketball only! The girls game for tonight has been postponed and moved to tomorrow night at 4:30 at Lyndon. The boys game for tonight has been moved up to 6:30 instead of 7:45.
8 months ago, Jason Brown
Ann Collins
Mr. Chad Sage came to CHES as Watch D.O.G. (Dads of Great Students). His son, Walker is in first grade.
8 months ago, Ann Collins
Michelle Smith
Do you have a student in the upcoming Spelling Bees? (MS - Tuesday at 1:00pm, Elementary - Wednesday at 1:00pm) Here are a few lists that you might want to review with your students (or for anyone who gets a little stir-crazy this weekend with the winter storm warnings!) https://spellingbee.com/sites/default/files/inline-files/Words_of_the_Champions_Printable_FINAL.pdf and https://spellingbee.com/sites/default/files/inline-files/2020_SLSL_Full_List_WC_Defs.pdf Stay warm and safe!
8 months ago, Michelle Smith
Jason Brown
The middle school jv basketball tournament scheduled for tomorrow has been cancelled.
8 months ago, Jason Brown
Jason Brown
C team girls basketball wins at Northern Heights.
8 months ago, Jason Brown
Jason Brown
C team boys middle school win at Northern Heights.
8 months ago, Jason Brown
Jason Brown
Varsity girls middle school basketball lose at Northern Heights.
8 months ago, Jason Brown
Jason Brown
Jv middle school boys basketball lose at Northern Heights.
8 months ago, Jason Brown
Jason Brown
Jv middle school girls basketball win at Northern Heights.
8 months ago, Jason Brown
Katie Riemer
2020 Cheer and Dance Mini Camp February 22nd
8 months ago, Katie Riemer
Michelle Smith
Energy in a system with Mr. Winkleman's 6th grade class!
8 months ago, Michelle Smith
Michelle Smith
The Middle School held the Class-Level Spelling Bees today. Congratulations to all the participants!
8 months ago, Michelle Smith
Lucas Matile
The Vikings defeat the Falcons with a final score of 55-18
9 months ago, Lucas Matile
Lucas Matile
At the end of the third quarter the Vikings lead the Falcons 48-18
9 months ago, Lucas Matile
Lucas Matile
The Vikings lead West Franklin 38-14 at the half
9 months ago, Lucas Matile
Lucas Matile
The Vikings lead West Franklin 14-7 after one quarter of play.
9 months ago, Lucas Matile
Lucas Matile
The Lady Vikings beat the Falcons 38-32. Nice job ladies!
9 months ago, Lucas Matile
Lucas Matile
At the end of the third quarter CH girls lead 28 to 23 over WF
9 months ago, Lucas Matile
Lucas Matile
Varsity girls have started the second half well after trailing by two at half time the Lady Vikings have taken a 20-15 lead with 6:16 remaining in the third
9 months ago, Lucas Matile
Lucas Matile
JV boys fell to West Franklin
9 months ago, Lucas Matile
Lucas Matile
JV girls won their game vs West Franklin
9 months ago, Lucas Matile
Central Heights USD
CHHS first semester Honor Roll, congratulations!
9 months ago, Central Heights USD
Central Heights USD
CHMS 2nd quarter Honor Roll, Congratulations!
9 months ago, Central Heights USD
Katie Riemer
Congratulations to all of our honor roll recipients! Keep up the great work!
9 months ago, Katie Riemer
Jason Brown
Girls Middle school basketball league tournament bracket.
9 months ago, Jason Brown
Jason Brown
Boys middle school League basketball tournament schedule at Chase County.
9 months ago, Jason Brown
Tyler Smith
We are currently experiencing a disruption with our phone line here at the school today. If you are unable to reach us via phone, please contact us through email instead.
9 months ago, Tyler Smith
Nathaniel McGee
Central Heights FFA members are preparing to judge at the Arizona National Livestock Contest this morning.
9 months ago, Nathaniel McGee
Bob Risch
CHHS Boys BBall falls to Mission Valley 30-36.
9 months ago, Bob Risch
Bob Risch
Timeout with :14 to go Vikings down 4.
9 months ago, Bob Risch
Bob Risch
Timeout with 1:31 to go in the game Vikings down 6.
9 months ago, Bob Risch
Bob Risch
CHHS Boys BBall trail going into the 4th quarter 23-25.
9 months ago, Bob Risch
Bob Risch
CHHS Boys BBall lead at half time 12-11.
9 months ago, Bob Risch
Bob Risch
CHHS Varsity Boys BBall up after the 1st quarter 6-2 over Mission Valley.
9 months ago, Bob Risch
Bob Risch
CHHS Varsity Girls BBall falls to Mission Valley.
9 months ago, Bob Risch
Bob Risch
CH Girls BBall head into the 4th down 15.
9 months ago, Bob Risch
Bob Risch
CH Girls BBall trails at half time to Mission Valley.
9 months ago, Bob Risch
Bob Risch
CHHS Varsity Girls BBall down after the first quarter to Mission Valley.
9 months ago, Bob Risch
Christy Smith
CHS Elementary School Spelling Bee Participants! Congratulations! Elementary spelling bee will be held on Wednesday, January 15, 2020. Hope to see you there!
9 months ago, Christy Smith
Jason Brown
CHMS boys varsity basketball loses 18-27.
9 months ago, Jason Brown
Jason Brown
CHMS boys basketball varsity leads 14-11 after 3 quarters.
9 months ago, Jason Brown
Christy Smith
First Grade Snowmies!
9 months ago, Christy Smith
Christy Smith
Santa couldn’t make it to CHS today, so he sent Spencer Clause and his trusty elves to pass out gifts and collect the Christmas wishes!
9 months ago, Christy Smith
Jason Brown
CHMS boys varsity basketball leads 12-7 at halftime at Osage City.
9 months ago, Jason Brown
Christy Smith
Grace reading to kindergarten in the library!
9 months ago, Christy Smith
Michelle Smith
A few of secondary students and teachers were rewarded for their hard work this semester based on votes cast by the teachers for students, and students for teachers. Congrats to you all!
9 months ago, Michelle Smith
Jason Brown
CHMS girls varsity basketball loses at Osage City.
9 months ago, Jason Brown
Jason Brown
We were comfy in our PJ’s today on bus #20! Merry Christmas to everyone and enjoy the family time you get over break!
9 months ago, Jason Brown
Jason Brown
CHMS jv girls basketball loses 8-16 at Osage City.
9 months ago, Jason Brown
Jason Brown
CHMS girls jv basketball loses 8-16 at Osage City.
9 months ago, Jason Brown
Jason Brown
CHMS boys jv basketball loses at Osage City 16-30.
9 months ago, Jason Brown
Stephanie Cutburth
KC Club ringing the bell today for The Salvation Army.
9 months ago, Stephanie Cutburth
Ann Collins
"Snow" much fun!
9 months ago, Ann Collins
Nathaniel McGee
Students making terrariums as part of the Horticulture final.
9 months ago, Nathaniel McGee
Ann Collins
The hardest working elf at CHES, Matt Oberly!
9 months ago, Ann Collins
Christy Smith
5th Grade Band Concert!
9 months ago, Christy Smith
Middle School
The following students placed 8th out of 35 teams at the First Lego League Robotics tournament on Saturday, December 24th at Lawrence High School. The team also received the Judges Award, voted on by the judges at the tournament. Matt Williams Issac Boyd Bryce Bones Cooper Jordan Karley Davis Malakai Dionne Russell Reed Kaiden Reeder Jack Chuber
9 months ago, Middle School
Stephanie Cutburth
More pictures from 1st grade’s Christmas cheer!
9 months ago, Stephanie Cutburth
Stephanie Cutburth
1st grade spreading Christmas cheer at Richmond Care Center!!
9 months ago, Stephanie Cutburth
Katie Riemer
DARE essay contest winners!
9 months ago, Katie Riemer
Katie Riemer
DARE camp winners!
9 months ago, Katie Riemer
Katie Riemer
DARE ceremony with Officer Brooks
9 months ago, Katie Riemer
Ann Collins
The gingerbread houses are finished in Mrs. Fangman's classroom.
9 months ago, Ann Collins
Brian Spencer
Unfortunately I don’t feel good about the road conditions and have decided to cancel school for tomorrow Tuesday, Dec. 17. Be safe.
9 months ago, Brian Spencer
Jason Brown
Just a reminder following up on Mr Spencer’s message, no middle school basketball games at Central Heights tonight.
9 months ago, Jason Brown
Brian Spencer
No school or activities tomorrow, Monday, December 16. Enjoy the snow but be careful if you have to go out in it!
9 months ago, Brian Spencer
Lucas Matile
The Vikings fall to SFT
9 months ago, Lucas Matile
Lucas Matile
The Vikings trail the Chargers 38-48 headed to the fourth quarter.
9 months ago, Lucas Matile
Lucas Matile
Varsity boys lead SFT 26-24 at the half
9 months ago, Lucas Matile
Lucas Matile
HS girls fall to Osage City 37-40
9 months ago, Lucas Matile
Lucas Matile
MS JV basketball results: girls beat Osage City and lost to Lyndon to place second. Boys lost to Lyndon and beat West Franklin to place third.
9 months ago, Lucas Matile
Melissa Oram
Friday Night @ the IKE! Come out tonight to enjoy some HS Basketball Competitions. Also, stop by the Commons Area for a Walking Taco!
9 months ago, Melissa Oram
Katie Riemer
Thank you for the Christmas cheer in the hallways!
9 months ago, Katie Riemer
Katie Riemer
Look who stopped in the office? Happy Green Day!
9 months ago, Katie Riemer
Michelle Smith
Shortly after Mr. Winkleman presented new American Flags to Mrs. Collins on behalf of the American Legion Lloyd Beaton Post 328 in Baldwin City (thank you!), there was a visitor that snuck in! I hear he's a mean one.... #CuddlyAsACactus #
9 months ago, Michelle Smith
Ann Collins
"You're a mean one, Mr. Grinch"!
9 months ago, Ann Collins
Stephanie Cutburth
The Grinch heard it was Grinch Day at CHES!
9 months ago, Stephanie Cutburth
Bob Risch
Final - CHHS Boys BBall fall to Iola 44-52.
9 months ago, Bob Risch
Bob Risch
Heading to the 4th Quarter. CHHS Boys BBall up 36-34.
9 months ago, Bob Risch
Bob Risch
CHHS Boys BBall trail 19-21 at half time.
9 months ago, Bob Risch
Bob Risch
CHHS Boys BBall trail after the first quarter 8-10 to Iola.
9 months ago, Bob Risch
Jason Brown
CHMS boys varsity basketball win 38-31 at Council Grove.
9 months ago, Jason Brown
Jason Brown
CHMS boys up 38-31 with :49 left
9 months ago, Jason Brown
Bob Risch
Final 33-30 Viking Girls BBall fall to Iola.
9 months ago, Bob Risch
Jason Brown
CHMS boys basketball leads Council Grove 29-17 after 3 quarters.
9 months ago, Jason Brown
Bob Risch
Timeout - :36 left in OT - Vikings down 30-31.
9 months ago, Bob Risch
Bob Risch
:54 to go in OT. Vikings down 31-28.
9 months ago, Bob Risch
Bob Risch
Timeout - 2:36 remaining in OT. Iola 29 - CH Girls 28.
9 months ago, Bob Risch
Bob Risch
CHHS Girls BBall headed to overtime with Iola 26-26.
9 months ago, Bob Risch
Bob Risch
CHHS Girls BBall - Time-out Vikings, 2:24 left to play score is even 25-25.
9 months ago, Bob Risch
Jason Brown
CHMS boys varsity lead 19-13 at halftime at Council Grove.
9 months ago, Jason Brown
Bob Risch
CHHS Girls BBall up 19-17 going into the 4th Quarter.
9 months ago, Bob Risch
Jason Brown
CHMS boys basketball up 9-8 after the 1st quarter at Council Grove.
9 months ago, Jason Brown
Bob Risch
CHHS Girls BBall up 11-9 at the half against Iola.
9 months ago, Bob Risch
Jason Brown
C1 boys middle school basketball loses at Council Grove.
9 months ago, Jason Brown
Jason Brown
Girls varsity middle school basketball loses at Council Grove.
9 months ago, Jason Brown
Jason Brown
JV girls basketball wins by one point over Council Grove.
9 months ago, Jason Brown
Jason Brown
Jv boys middle school basketball loses to Council Grove.
9 months ago, Jason Brown
Bob Risch
Central Heights High School Girls BBall ahead 3-1 over Iola after the first quarter.
9 months ago, Bob Risch
Jason Brown
Look at these students decked out in polka dots in bus #20! They are ready for some snow dots to fall as well! Merry Christmas!!!!
9 months ago, Jason Brown
Brian Spencer
The USD #288 Board of Education is accepting letters of interest to fill the board vacancy created when Shawn Cardin moved out of the district. The person selected will serve the balance of Shawn's term. They will be up for election in November 2021. Because all board positions are now At-Large, any registered voter in the district is eligible to serve no matter their address. The letter of interest should be addressed to Brian Spencer and should be mailed to 3521 Ellis Road, Richmond, KS 66080 or emailed to bspencer@usd288.org Please include information such as why you are interested in serving, your history or status in the district, and any other information that will help the sitting board members with their decision. Letters are due by February 6, 2020. If you have questions or want more information don't hesitate to contact Brian Spencer at 785-869-3455 or visit with any of the current board members. (Lorri Cotter, Kevin Tooley, Jack Davis, Keith Brock, and Billy Johnson.)
9 months ago, Brian Spencer
Stephanie Cutburth
More from the Elementary Kindness Club, delivering socks from SOCKTOBER!
9 months ago, Stephanie Cutburth
Stephanie Cutburth
KC Club delivered over 600 pairs of socks to the Hope House today. Thank you to everyone who donated during SOCKTOBER!
9 months ago, Stephanie Cutburth
High School
There was a snowball fight in the high school office today!
9 months ago, High School
Ann Collins
I see spots and more spots!
9 months ago, Ann Collins
Christy Smith
If you see Polka Dots today, you know it is beginning to look a lot like Christmas!
9 months ago, Christy Smith
Christy Smith
Look at these cuties from Whoville, 2nd grade Christmas program!
9 months ago, Christy Smith
High School
The 2nd grade music program will be at 6:30 p.m. followed by the 3rd grade program at 7:30 p.m. Both performances will be in the theater.
9 months ago, High School
Jason Brown
Bus 20 was powered with reindeer power this morning! Merry Christmas!
9 months ago, Jason Brown
Stephanie Cutburth
While the teachers are away (writing cadre presentation!), students will _______! (Finish this prompt for us!)
9 months ago, Stephanie Cutburth
Christy Smith
Fun in the Winter Wonder Library!
9 months ago, Christy Smith
Bob Risch
CHHS Boys BBall 49-34 Vikings win.
9 months ago, Bob Risch
Bob Risch
Timeout by KCC. 3:54 left to go. Vikings up 46-30.
9 months ago, Bob Risch
Bob Risch
CHHS Boys Basketball take a lead into the 4th quarter. 36-22
9 months ago, Bob Risch
Bob Risch
24-13 CHHS Boys Basketball up at half over KC Christian.
9 months ago, Bob Risch
Bob Risch
Central Heights HS Girls get there first win of the season over KC Christian.
9 months ago, Bob Risch
Jason Brown
CHMS varsity boys basketball loses to West Franklin by a score of 33-25.
9 months ago, Jason Brown
Jason Brown
Boys middle school basketball down 24-18 after the 3rd quarter to West Franklin.
9 months ago, Jason Brown
Jason Brown
CHMS boys basketball varsity team down 18-11 at halftime to West Franklin.
9 months ago, Jason Brown
Jason Brown
Middle school varsity boys basketball down 10-7 to West Franklin after the 1st quarter.
9 months ago, Jason Brown
Jason Brown
C team boys basketball beats West Franklin by the score of 24-14.
9 months ago, Jason Brown
Jason Brown
C team boys basketball tied 10-10 after 3 quarters at West Franklin.
9 months ago, Jason Brown
Jason Brown
Middle school boys C team basketball tied at the half 6-6 against West Franklin.
9 months ago, Jason Brown
Jason Brown
Middle school boys basketball C team tied after the 1st quarter 4-4 against West Franklin.
9 months ago, Jason Brown
Jason Brown
Middle school boys jv basketball team defeats West Franklin 35-15.
9 months ago, Jason Brown
Bob Risch
Congratulations to sophomore Tony Detwiler for being recognized as an All-State football player!! https://www.kansas.com/sports/varsity-kansas/varsity-football/article238155429.html
9 months ago, Bob Risch
Jason Brown
Jv boys middle school basketball lead 29-14 at the end of the 3rd quarter against West Franklin.
9 months ago, Jason Brown
Brian Spencer
Honor Flight Fundraiser raffle. Get your tickets by Wednesday, Dec. 18. We are giving away 4 of these cars!!!! $10 per ticket or 6 for $50.
9 months ago, Brian Spencer
Jason Brown
Jv boys middle school basketball lead 19-12 at halftime against West Franklin.
9 months ago, Jason Brown
Jason Brown
Jv boys middle school basketball leads 8-7 after the 1st quarter against West Franklin.
9 months ago, Jason Brown
Jason Brown
I found some Elves on my shelves on bus#20! Merry Christmas!
9 months ago, Jason Brown
Jason Brown
The bracket for the league jv boys and girls middle school basketball tournament on Saturday 12/14/19 at Lyndon.
9 months ago, Jason Brown
Lucas Matile
CH falls 49-55 in overtime
10 months ago, Lucas Matile
Christy Smith
The Winter Wonder Library is now ready! Anyone ready for a good book, a story, a tunnel through the snow, or maybe some ice skating!
10 months ago, Christy Smith
Lucas Matile
1:08 left in overtime CH trails 49-52, CG ball out of the timeout
10 months ago, Lucas Matile
Christy Smith
Did your FUR keep you warm today?
10 months ago, Christy Smith
Lucas Matile
A good defensive stand with a strong rebound by Burson sends it to overtime.
10 months ago, Lucas Matile
Lucas Matile
All tied at 46 with 7.2 seconds left Council Grove ball
10 months ago, Lucas Matile
Christy Smith
Did your FUR keep you warm today?
10 months ago, Christy Smith
Lucas Matile
Vikings 36 Braves 33 headed to the fourth quarter
10 months ago, Lucas Matile
Lucas Matile
Vikings lead the Braves 21-17 at the half.
10 months ago, Lucas Matile
Lucas Matile
At the end of the first quarter of the Varsity boys game CH leads 11-8
10 months ago, Lucas Matile
Lucas Matile
The Lady Vikings fall to the Lady Braves
10 months ago, Lucas Matile
Lucas Matile
The Lady Vikings trail the Braves 15-28 headed to the fourth quarter.
10 months ago, Lucas Matile
Lucas Matile
Varsity girls trail Council Grove 9-16 at the half
10 months ago, Lucas Matile
Lucas Matile
Varsity girls trail Council Grove 0-10 at the end of the first quarter
10 months ago, Lucas Matile
Jason Brown
Look at these furbulous students on bus #20! Yes that is spelled right! Merry Christmas!
10 months ago, Jason Brown
Jason Brown
Message from West Franklin for middle school basketball games on 12/9. ---------- Forwarded message --- Just to clarify for Monday's games.... Boys will play at Pomona, order of games will be B/C/A starting at 4:30. Entrance to the gym building is on the north side of the building. Girls will play at Williamsburg, order of games will be B/C/A starting at 4:30. Patrons will want to park either in the parking lot on the northeast corner of the school or on the west side (handicap accessible) of the school. The doors on the south side (along main street) will not be open. --
10 months ago, Jason Brown
Ann Collins
Look at the gifts Mrs. Fangman was blessed with!
10 months ago, Ann Collins
Jason Brown
Middle school boys basketball varsity loses to chase county.
10 months ago, Jason Brown
Jason Brown
Middle school girls varsity basketball loses to Chase County.
10 months ago, Jason Brown
Jason Brown
Jv boys and girls middle school basketball lose at Chase County.
10 months ago, Jason Brown
Jason Brown
Look at all the presents we have on bus #20!!! We are thankful for each and everyone of them! Merry Christmas!!!
10 months ago, Jason Brown
Nathaniel McGee
The Central Heights FFA Chapter competed in the Paola Welding Invitational on Wednesday. The Senior team placed 2nd overall. Individual results Brady Burson 24th Mason McCurry 9th Jesse Collins 2nd (earning a $1,000 scholarship to Missouri Welding Institute) Dylan Kimball 5th Cauy Newell 28th Austin Richardson placed 20th in the Beginner Division.
10 months ago, Nathaniel McGee
Brian Spencer
High School Choir Christmas concert.
10 months ago, Brian Spencer
Brian Spencer
MS Honor Choir
10 months ago, Brian Spencer
Brian Spencer
Merry Christmas from the Middle School Christmas Program.
10 months ago, Brian Spencer
Brian Spencer
Welcome Senior Citizens!
10 months ago, Brian Spencer
Michelle Smith
Check out the new lunch servers for the delicious holiday meal today! We are so thankful for an amazing kitchen staff who prepares such scrumptious meals every single day!
10 months ago, Michelle Smith
Middle School
Do you need a last minute Christmas gift? We have your covered! We will be raffling off 4 power wheels just like the ones in the picture on December 18th. We will sell tickets for $10 each or 6 for $50. All proceeds will go to Honor Flight. Please contact the school for tickets.
10 months ago, Middle School
Stephanie Cutburth
KC Club will be spreading Christmas cheer today as they are decorating for our Senior Citizens holiday lunch!
10 months ago, Stephanie Cutburth