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2017-18 School Calendar

The school calendar for the 2017-18 school has been adopted by the BOE.  You can click on the link below to see the calendar or click on the Yearly Calendar tab under main menu for a copy.  If you woud like Ms. Root to e-mail you a copy, please send a request to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

2017-18 School Calendar

Kindergarten Round-up

Mark your calendars!

Kindergarten Round-up will take place on April 4th.

To access more infomration click on Kindergaren Round-up or call the school office at 620-527-4211.

Miss Outstanding Teen Kansas 2016

On Friday Pagie Kauffman, Miss Outstanding Teen Kansas 2016 came to talk to the 6-12 grade students.  Her platform is Sex Trafficking and Internet saftey.  She also told her story of how she found her way to becoming Miss Outstanding Teen Kansas.  We thank her for taking time out of her day to come talk with the kids.

2016-17 Yearbook Orders

It is time to order your 2016-17 Pawnee Heights yearbook.  Attached is a copy of the order form.  This is what the front cover will look like.

Yearbook Order Form


Spelling Bee Champ

Congratulations to Samuel Duncan on being the Pawnee County Spelling Bee Champ.

Roger Klenke signs with Southwestern College

Congratulations to Roger Klenke.  He signed today to play golf at Southwestern College.  In the Fall of 2017 he will be a Moundbuilder.

Familiar Faces - New Opportunites

When you come to the high school you will see familiar faces in new positions.  Traci Nuckolls is taking over the duites as District Secretary.  Kate Reece is the K-12 Secretary.  Please stop by and welcome them in their new jobs.

Midwest Energy Grants

Mr. Carlson has received another grant from Midwest Energy!  We are very grateful that he takes the time to complete the process and we appreciate Midwest Energy for continuing to support Pawnee Heights!  The equipment we received included mini-bands and superbands of different sizes for the weight room.  Thank you again!

Stan Finger PHS Alum

Pawnee Heights Alumni student Stan Finger is the author of Fallen Trees.  The book is about a young man at a crossroads in his life and returns to his childhood home in small town central Kansas.  The Pawnee Heights School Library has purchased two copies of his book for our students!  Congratulations to our own Stan Finger for authoring a great book!


Student/Parent Handbook

Attention parents and students!  The following link will take you to the 2016-2017 handbook, please refer to it if you have any questions regarding school policies.  Contact the office for further information.


Student/Parent Handbook

Go Paperless!

Pawnee Heights is trying to go paperless!  An easy way to help as a parent is to login to PowerSchool and enter your email address.  PowerSchool is a great tool for both students and parents.  If you do not currently have an account, please call Traci (620-527-4211) at the school office and she will be able to guide you through the process.  Thanks for your help with this effort!

Credit Card Payments Now Available

USD 496 Pawnee Heights is pleased to announce the launch of KanPay Counter, the point-of-sale solution provided by, to process student fee payments!

The school district understands the importance of providing a convenient method of payment for paying student fees.  More and more people are using credit and debit cards as a preferred method of payment and we are very excited to offer this from our partnership with  Payments can be made in the school office or by using the KanPay link under Main Menu on the left.  A 2.5% transaction fee will automatically be applied to any credit card payments.  

If you have any questions on how to use this service, please contact Traci Nuckolls or Shannon Milch at 620-527-4211.

Governor's Achievement Award

Pawnee Heights High School has earned a Governor’s Achievement Award for outstanding performance in both math and reading assessments. The Kansas Department of Education recognized Pawnee Heights as ranked among the top 5 percent of Kansas high schools in both reading and mathematics on the Kansas State Assessments. High schools were also measured for graduation rates.

Eighteen high schools were recognized for the seventh annual Governor’s Achievement Awards, honoring the top performing schools in the state.

Read the full article here from the Great Bend Tribune: