We know everyone is anxious to learn details on what school is "going to look like" next month. Student & Staff SAFETY is #1 priority. Our Goal is to have students attending in-person. We will send a survey to parents and staff soon to gather thoughts & concerns. We will share more details beginning next week & regularly from than on. Thanks for patience, support, confidence during this tough time as we make decisions.
Re: LRHS Class of 2020 Graduation. The Rice County Health Department and USD #444 administration have collaborated and approved the following plan. The LRHS Class of 2020 commencement ceremony will take place on July 18th at 3:00pm in the LRHS Gym given that the current situation remains “as is” as of today, July 9, 2020. The following guidelines will be in place. Graduation practice for all seniors will be on Friday, July 17th at 5:00pm. It is required for graduates to attend. Practice should take approximately 45 minutes. Graduates are encouraged to wear a mask at practice but not required. Graduates will be allowed to bring approximately ten guests. We will cap the ceremony at 250 people. The number of guests per graduate will vary where some may bring a few guests and some be allowed more than ten guests. Please email Dr. Herbst with your list of guests. If you have more than ten guests, Dr. Herbst may contact you to visit about the number you plan to bring in order to keep within our 250 limit. More than ten guests cannot be guaranteed. PLEASE EMAIL YOUR LIST OF GUESTS (Names) to email@example.com. Please do so by Monday, July 13th. Each guest is highly encouraged by the Rice County Health Department to wear a mask at the commencement ceremony, but not required. Families will be required to sit in a seating arrangement that facilitates social distancing from other families. Seating will be arranged in pods to ensure social distancing. Upon arrival graduates will check in at the south commons entrance. Guests will check in at the north commons entrance. Pictures will be taken throughout the ceremony. Every effort will be made to live-stram the ceremony. Some restrictions on numbers that can view could occur. More information regarding a link to view will be sent out if we are able to livestream. At the conclusion of the ceremony graduates and guests are asked to exit the building in a timely manner. Thank you for your patience and support as we ensure the graduates are honored as they deserve. We understand this is not ideal, but feel it will be a special day for our graduates given our current circumstances. If you have questions, please email Audrey Herbst at firstname.lastname@example.org. Kindest Regards, Dr. Herbst & Mr. Garrison
Please know that graduation is still scheduled for July 18 at 3:00pm. We are planning to have the ceremony. Details of the ceremony will be posted on our website and Facebook very soon. We are collaborating with the Rice County Health Department and will ensure our ceremony meets safety guidelines. Thank you for your patience. Please note the ceremony will be at 3:00pm on Saturday, July 18. Graduation practice for all graduates will be at 5:00pm on Friday, July 17 and attendance is required for graduates.
Summer Sports Conditioning and Programs - Coach Brent Clark has been hired as the head LRHS basketball coach, and the LRHS Girls' Basketball Camp will be held July 13-15 from 6:30-8:00 p.m. each evening. The LRHS Girls' Basketball Workouts are held each Tuesday and Thursday from 8-9 a.m. thru July 20. Please note: There will not be any school sports conditioning/sport workouts scheduled for the week of July 6-10.
Reminder: Student physicals on Thursday morning, June 18 for all Little River HS & JH/6th grade students planning to participate in athletics during the '20-'21 school year. Where: School Cafeteria; When: 6:30 HS Boys, 7:30 HS Girls, 8:30 JH Boys, 9:30 JH Girls. Bring your physical form with all parent signatures completed. Bring $20 (make checks payable to Cordell Chiropractic).
USD 444 Recreation Commission Swimming Lessons are July 6th-17th at the Marquette pool as in the past. Bussing will be available for kids in Little River and Windom. Information is on the form. We will have sign-ups at the baseball field on Tuesday, June 16th from 5:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m. and Wednesday, June 17th from 5:30 p.m.-7:00 p.m.. Forms are due no later than June 22nd. Questions, please contact Trey Look at 620-897-7153 or Cassie Look at 620-680-0006.
Junior/Senior Parents- we have emailed a sign up for Prom (Aug. 8th) to your student. PLEASE ask them to complete this form even if they do not plan to attend. Please contact Mrs. Ediger or Mrs. Hildebrand with questions. Link to form is included here. Thank you. https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSd8tAgyQR_X7XPGapxr_Qe_CqAM06e7VWy2ZxKtQyGWat2rnA/viewform
Incoming 7th grade parents: please check your email for pre-enrollment information. We are excited to welcome your Redskin! 🤩
Brent Clark has been hired as the next Little River HS Lady Redskins' basketball coach. Coach Clark is wanting to meet with potential players on Thursday, June 11th at 8:00 a.m. in the cafeteria after weights/conditioning. Parents are also welcome to attend this meeting. Coach would like to work with players for an hour in the gym following the meeting for those that can stay. Any HS girls planning to play in the Sterling Summer League, please bring your registration and money on Thursday, as that is deadline day. We'll be getting a schedule out shortly for HS girls' basketball summer opportunities.
Fuel Up for Summer Lunch Program Pick Up Change at Little River ONLY Beginning on Thursday, June 4th, the location to pick up your lunch/breakfast will be moved to the west side of the Little River School gym. Please begin lining up in the south commons area parking lot and proceed to the west side of the gym to receive your meals. Thank you!
Future 8th, 9th, and 10th Grade students! It's time for PRE-ENROLLMENT: Parents - Please check your email on Monday, June 1st! You will receive a Google Form to click on. Please submit your responses by Friday, June 5th. Please work with your student(s) to select their desired choices for classes for the upcoming year. We will finalize all enrollments at our July 31st enrollment date where any changes may be made. If online coursework is desired, we will select the specific course at our July 31st date. Foreign Language is taken online through Acellus. Email Dr. Herbst - email@example.com if you have any questions with pre-enrollment or the Google Form, to request a Zoom meeting, or phone call. Incoming 7th grade students have received a tentative schedule in email from WES. Have a great summer!
Youth Baseball & Softball Skills Camp June 2, 9, 16, 23 & 30 7-9 Yr - 6 PM - 7 PM 10-13 Yr - 7 PM - 8 PM 14-18 Yr - 8 PM - 9 PM 8-13 Yr: if you haven’t signed up, you can pre-register or sign up the first day, June 2. $20 per kid, incl. T-shirt. Contact Trey at 620-897-7153
Please check our LRJSH Facebook Page or www.usd444.com website for our posted summer athletic programs. This information will be useful for elementary as well as there are camps and information for incoming 7th graders. This will be mailed home as well. Happy Memorial Weekend!
Tomorrow, May 20th, is the last day of school for Pre-K-11th grade. Have a great summer! Tomorrow, May 20th, is the last day the USD 444 Food Service Staff will be preparing meals for the community children. A HUGE Thank You to Mai Thy, Brandy, Lisa and Julie!
Please fill out the following survey if you are interested in a summer lunch program. https://forms.gle/Gf79nLZq1A6L2Hj78
2020 Senior Athletic Awards - It would help me a lot if you would email me all of your Little River High School letter winner awards. For example if you lettered your Soph.-Jr. year in volleyball, you would email me VB - 10, 11, 12. Do this for each sport, and do this for years you lettered as a manager also. Example: Girls Basketball Mgr. - 9, 10, 11, 12. The coaches are getting me this info. too, but I want to be as accurate as possible on your senior athletic plaques. This is only for athletics. Email me at firstname.lastname@example.org
Last Friday Fellowship of the 19-20 school year tomorrow morning at 9:00 a.m. If you would like to attend, click the link that I have sent to your school email. Let's Go!
Friday Morning Fellowship Since tomorrow is All Schools Day and no school, we will not have Friday Fellowship. Stay safe and have a great weekend. We'll meet again next Friday!
Reminder: There is NO School on Friday, May 8th. There also will be NO Lunches served on this day.
USD 444 plans to still offer Driver's Education. Classes and driving will take place after June 15th. Notifications and registration will be mailed home at a later date. Stay tuned!
Due to gatherings of more than 10 people not being allowed, we regret to inform you the 8th grade promotion ceremony has been canceled. We will do something special for our current 8th graders when school resumes.
Senior parents please check your email regarding graduation information. The traditional ceremony, due to restrictions, has been re-scheduled for July 18th at 3:00 PM in the gym. The July 18th date, is contingent upon being allowed to host a large ceremony.
We will have Friday Fellowship tomorrow morning at 9:00 for those choosing to attend. All are welcome to bring thoughts to share. Coach Betsy Lafferty will be sharing the message tomorrow. Click on the zoom link in your school email to attend. Let's Go!
USD 444 Recreation Commission T-Ball, Softball & Baseball Registration forms are due Saturday, May 2. The address to send the forms to is on the forms. The email addresses are on the forms too. These forms can be located on the USD #444 Recreation Commission's Facebook Page.
There will be Friday Fellowship tomorrow morning at 9:00am for those choosing to attend. Click on the zoom link that has been sent to your school email if you wish to attend. Bring a favorite Bible verse that you may be willing to share. Let's go!
April 17th, 2020 Parent Letter and Updates: See the attached URL for some USD 444 updates. If you can not open the letter it can be found in the document folder on the district website labeled Parent Letters. https://5il.co/f7ju
Parents of 2020-21 USD 444 Preschool students - please click on the link and complete the survey as soon as possible. Share with others who will have a preschooler. Mr. Paden https://forms.gle/omfiUh4NBP34PJSR7
We'll have Friday Fellowship on Friday, April 17th at 9:00 a.m. for those interested in attending. Click on the Zoom link on your school email if you choose to attend. Let's go Redskins!
Windom Meal Pick Up Time Change - Effective Tuesday, April 14th, the meal pick up time at Windom will be from 11:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Parent(s)/Guardian(s): Please check your email for important scheduling information from LRJSH. Also, reminder, no classes will be meeting on Friday, April 10th or Monday, April 13th. There will be no fellowship meeting tomorrow. Will resume Apr. 17th.
Little River Meal Pick Up Location Change ONLY - Beginning today, April 8th, please pick up your child's meal on the west side of the Little River School Gym by entering from the south parking lot bus loading zone and exiting through the north parking lot.
LRJSH Parents - Please provide feedback to help us plan continued learning for our students moving forward. Information collected will NOT be shared publicly, but used internally for planning. Thank you for input. https://forms.gle/9idt8uEbehBzWGJt9
USD 444 Meal Pick Up Changes Due to a waiver received, your child doesn't need to be present in order to receive meals. If your child isn't present, a student roster will be utilized for verification. If you aren't enrolled in USD 444, a recent family photo will be needed.
I placed a Principal's Note to parents on WES Facebook page and the district website. Have a great weekend.
Fellowship Friday will resume on Friday, April 3rd at 9:00 a.m. Check your email for the Zoom invitation if you choose to attend. You'll have to prepare your own breakfast if you choose to eat during the fellowship time like we normally do. We'll keep it short and sweet, and feel free to share your thoughts, as we will keep things very similar to our prior get togethers. Let's Go!
IMPORTANT! Due to the Kansas executive order No. 20-16 (stay home), WES will have pick-up items for students TOMORROW - SUNDAY, March 29. 1:00 p.m. A-H, 2:00 p.m. I-Q, 3:00 p.m. R-Z. Please refer to pick-up details in previous information sent.
LRJSH grade cards and parent information are also going out with student items in a Manila envelope.
LRJSH Families - you are welcome to come pick up your students’ items at any time between now and 7:00pm. You are not bound by the alphabetical system. We have a good system and can handle distributing items as you are able to come.
Coach Ayers and myself will resume Friday Fellowship starting Friday, April 3rd for those students and staff wishing/choosing to attend virtually. I will send out a link next week for you to connect. You will only need to have Zoom set up on your device (zoom.com). We will plan to meet each Friday morning beginning April 3rd from 9:00-9:30ish. You'll have to furnish your own breakfast, but feel free to eat and enjoy some fellowship together, as we will try to keep it similar and short and sweet as we did earlier.
USD 444 Lunch Survey! I changed some settings. Check school facebook pages or live feed on website. https://forms.gle/HXWeP1Yqd4J2pqvD9
Tour of Tigers - We MISS YOU, so we are going to be in YOUR neighborhood TODAY, March 26th. Caravan at 5:00 in Windom, Marquette at 5:30, and LR about 6:15. Please enjoy the caravan from your porch or driveway. Remember to practice social distancing. Maps posted on FB pages.
If you can not access on your phone please check both school facebook pages for the link or our school website under live feed. I have attached the link in shorter form in hopes it works on your phone. https://forms.gle/e47uvveiJX6YjE3x9
Please fill out the survey if you are planning to participate in the school lunch program. If NOT please disregard this survey. https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSemzPTVi038bNd3PeSy3Z3tVbL5YjfIc2WS_I8sGqK1rIg0qQ/viewform?usp=sf_link
Parents: Please check WES and LRJSH Facebook page and USD444 website for details on picking up student items at school. LRJSH this Friday. WES on Monday. Please read the document for detailed information.
Staff is working hard on the Continuous Learning Plan and will be in touch with you soon with some guidance. A date and time will be announced to pick up items at the school that were left or needed. A plan to provide lunch will be announced along with a survey. Stay tuned!
Thank you for your quick responses. If you have not filled out the survey please complete today. Link is posted on both school facebook pages if you can not access. https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSfyML0xVorXdcr9YriO75lZmnvO1iGKh5sWD23zjYl5cBrHvw/viewform?usp=sf_link
Parent Survey to all USD 444 Parents: Please respond within 24 hours. Staff will be working on hard on a plan this week! Stay tuned. https://forms.gle/pq8j3bv4ttPjrBnK6
USD 444 staff is working hard to implement a plan to continue your child's education. Information will be coming out over the weekend that includes timeline for services, guidance, and surveys. Please respond to the survey so we can better plan to serve your child.
Message for all USD 444 parents. If you can not view memo via text message please email your building principal. The letter will be posted on both facebook pages and twitter. https://core-docs.s3.amazonaws.com/documents/asset/uploaded_file/625032/COVID-19_Parent_Letter_3-18-2020.pdf
Important message to parents regarding School Closure and COVID-19. https://core-docs.s3.amazonaws.com/documents/asset/uploaded_file/623131/MESSAGE_TO_FAMILIES.pdf
With the COVID-19 precautions being taken in our state, there have been several questions about the cancellation of Little River High School Junior Senior Prom. At this time, we are exploring the matter on a day by day basis. Our intention is to allow prom to take place as scheduled, but the safety of our student body is our first concern. If the need arises to cancel or postpone prom due to COVID-19, we will take action as necessary. Parents who are questioning whether or not to order a tux will have to make that decision individually. In this unique circumstance, it has been decided to show some flexibility with the usual prom dress code. It would be acceptable for students to wear nice slacks, a button dress shirt, and tie in place of a tux. We appreciate your understanding in this matter.
HUGE THANKS to Peoples Bank and Chris Herbst-Long McArthur Ford, they will be paying for all 7-12 Students to get into the State Basketball Game BOTH FRIDAY AND SATURDAY! Students must enter through main gate no later than 15 minutes before game time.
STATE SHIRT PICKUP Everyone will be able to pick up their shirt inside the main entrance of the arena in Dodge City. Look for Mrs. Mantz and Mrs. Wohletz. At 2:45 remaining shirts will be taken to the Redskin Section of the bleachers. These will be hot off the press!! Thank you for your patience. (There was a delay in the shipping of the artwork. The fast turn arounds are incredibly difficult.) **we will let you know if anything should change
Pep Rally for STATE Basketball!!! Wednesday, March 11th at 8:15am in the LRHS Gym! Community is invited!! We are PROUD so Let’s get LOUD!!!! Go Redskins!!!!
State Shirts need paid by 3:00 Tuesday. Money needs turned into LRHS Office. Checks payable to LRHS StuCo. Shirts can not be picked up until they are paid for. Shirt pickup information TBA.
Information packets are being posted on the schools Facebook page and sent home to students this week. Additional information from KSDE and KDHE are being made available at the following link. https://www.usd444.com/o/usd-444/browse/109528
We know that parents and staff may have questions about the spread of Coronavirus. The CDC website (cdc.gov) and the KDHE website (KDHEks.gov) will provide credible and up-to-date guidance as it becomes available.
State Basketball Shirts can no longer be ordered, as they have gone to production stage to be available by Wednesday. Thank you!
Congratulations to the boys' basketball team for qualifying for the 1A state tournament. To allow staff and students to attend the 3 PM game at Dodge City Wednesday, March 11th USD 444 will have regular start day with dismissal at 11:30 AM. NO LATE START on Wednesday.
Redskin STATE SHIRTS $12 ORDER NOW!!!! DEADLINE Monday (TOMORROW) 9:30 AM Send Name & Sizes to: Jmantz@usd444.com or 620.278.6145 **Design on Schools Facebook Page STUCO will be buying each boys’ basketball team member a shirt.
Fellowship Friday at 7:30.
Please note: The Academic Recognition Banquet at LRJSH scheduled for March 26th has been rescheduled to April 20th. Mark your calendars.
Little River Junior High Choir tomorrow at Elyria Christian: Bus leaves at 8:30am. Please come dressed in concert attire. Performance at 9:30am. If you like, bring school clothes to change into once we are finished. We will return to Little River at approx. 11:00am.
Still some room on the bus in the morning at 8 am. Have parent drop you off so they can sign consent form.. Going to Life Church in Wichita and Buffalo Wild Wings after church.
Little River Basketball Regional at Goessel: The Little River Girls will play for the regional championship at 6:00 vs Rural Vista. The Little Boys will play for the regional championship at 7:30 vs Goessel. Let's Go!
Life Church Sunday: For those interested in going on the trip to Wichita Sunday morning, please be sure to sign the white board in the flex room today so that we know numbers and can plan transportation accordingly. The plan is to leave the parking lot at 8:00 am Sunday, and we will attend church and eat at Buffalo Wild Wings before heading back. To go, please do the following: 1. Sign up by putting your name on the white board in the flex room 2. Get a consent form on the chair by the white board in the flex room 3. We must have the signed consent form before you get on the bus Sunday morning. Ask a friend, give someone needing a ride to the bus a lift, etc., etc.
Regional Basketball at Goessel: LRHS Boys 6:00 Thursday vs Centre LRHS Girls 7:30 Friday vs Centre
Friday Fellowship: We will meet Friday morning at 7:30, and Andover Lutheran will be the sponsor. All HS students are welcome to attend. Per our last meeting we are offering a trip to Life Church in Wichita on 3-1-20, and we will leave the south parking lot at 8:00 sharp. After church we will eat at Buffalo Wild Wings before heading back to Little River. We plan to be back between 2:00-3:00 pm. Students will need to pay for their own meal, but please see Mr. Morrow or Mr. Ayers if you need some help with lunch money. Also, you must have a signed permission slip signed and turned in before you will be allowed to get on the bus. You can get a permission slip from Mr. Morrow or Mr. Ayers, and we will have them at Friday Fellowship.
Regional Basketball at Goessel: Thursday, LRHS Boys vs Centre at 6:00. Friday, the LRHS Girls vs Centre or Solomon at 6:00 or 7:30 (TBD). If one or both teams win, the finals are on Saturday with the girls game at 6:00 and the boys game at 7:30.
Information for parents regarding afternoon bus routes for today, February 24, 2020. Buses could run a little earlier or later than normal due to a shortage of bus drivers and road conditions. If you have any questions, please call the district office at 620-897-6325.
This is information for parents that use the RevTrak system to pay for their student's meals. Currently, PowerSchool is unavailable and will not allow you to make this transaction. We will let you know when PowerSchool becomes available. Sorry for the inconvenience!
Info for parents regarding afternoon bus routes for today, February 21, 2020. Buses could run a little earlier or later than normal due to a shortage of bus drivers. If you have any questions, please call the district office at 620-897-6325.
ALL WES Staff - 7:45 a.m. Calendar meeting in 5th grade room - TOMORROW.
Fellowship Game Day Friday at 7:30 in the morning. Windom Church of Christ is the sponsor for Friday. Bring a friend for great fellowship and food!
LRHS Home Basketball vs Inman Friday: 4:00 JV Girls, 5:00 1/2 JV Boys, Varsity Girls, Varsity Boys. Senior recognition will be held between the Girls' and Boys' Varsity games. Let's go!
Change for LRHS BB at Pawnee Heights Today: There will not be a boys or girls JV game today. The varsity girls game will start at 6:30 and the varsity boys game will follow.
LRHS Basketball at Pawnee Heights Tuesday: 5:30 1/2 JV Boys, 6:30 Varsity Girls followed by Varsity Boys. 100 E. Grand Ave., Rozel
Basketball at Solomon: 5:45 JV Boys SMS, 6:00 Varsity Girls SHS, 7:00 JV Girls (2 qtrs.) SMS, 7:30 Varsity Boys SHS. JV Boys' BB at Lyons Saturday and Monday: Saturday at 9 am vs Pratt LMS, Saturday at 10:30 TBD, Monday at 6:30 TBD. Let's Go!
Friday Fellowship at 7:30 in the morning. LR UMC and Marquette UMC are the breakfast sponsors for tomorrow. All HS students and staff are welcome. Bring a new friend! Let's go!
The game vs. Centre at home will be played tonight. No JV games. Varsity Girls at 5:00pm and Varsity Boys to follow at approximately 6:30pm. Go Redskins!
Game Times at Little River vs Centre Tonight have been changed: The Girls' game will start at 5:00, and the Boys' game will start at 6:30. There will not be any JV games.
Due to extreme cold conditions, and possible icy roads Little River- Windom schools will have a two hour late start. No AM preschool or breakfast. Class will start at 10:10. Conditions will be reevaluated in the morning for possible school closing.
JV Boys' Basketball Tournament in Lyons this Saturday. Little River will play Sat., Feb. 15th at 9:00am and 10:30am. Monday, Feb. 17th time is TBD. Let's GOOOO REDSKINS!!!!
LRHS Basketball at Home vs Wakefield tonight: 6:00 Girls' Varsity, 7:30 Boys' varsity. Note: there will not be JV games tonight.
LRHS Basketball at Elyria Christian Today: 4:00 JV Girls, 5:00 JV Boys, 6:00 V Girls, 7:30 V Boys. Let's Go!
Congrats JH Lady Redskins and WSL Champions! Semis LR 33 Goessel 18. Championship LR 42 Elyria 29.
Info for parents regarding afternoon bus routes for today, Feb. 7th & for Monday, Feb. 10th to Friday, Feb. 14th. Buses could run a little earlier or later than normal due to a shortage of bus drivers. If you have any questions, please call the district office at 620-897-6325.
Friday Fellowship Homecoming in the morning at 7:30. All HS students and staff are welcome for breakfast and good fellowship. Bring a friend!
Friday Homecoming vs Goessel: 4:00 JV Girls. 5:00 1/2 JV Boys. 6:00 V Girls. Homecoming Ceremony between girls and boys game. 7:30 V Boys.
Correction: the After Prom Meeting tonight is at 7:00pm. NOT 7:30pm.
Reminder: After Prom meeting tonight at 7:30pm in the media center at LRHS. Also, thank you for supplying bottles of pop for pop-a-shot. We could use more if you haven’t brought yours. See you soon!
This is a courtesy notice/reminder to please check student meal balances. :)
JH WSL BB at Canton-Galva Thursday: 6:30 LR Girls vs Wakefield. 7:45 LR Boys vs Elyria Christian.
Next Monday, Feb. 10th, there will be a softball meeting in the auditorium with Coach Wayne McBride at 10:40-11:10 with all JH and HS girls interested in playing softball in spring and/or summer. Contact Wayne McBride if you have questions.
LRHS Basketball at Herington: 4:30 JV Girls HS Gym, 6:00 V Girls HS Gym and JV Boys E. Gym, 7:30 V Boys. Let's Go!
Our LRHS Girls will play Ness City at 6:00 this evening for 3rd place at BCCC Hilltop Classic.
Friday Fellowship at 7:30 in the morning. The LRHS basketball parents are sponsoring the breakfast. All HS students and staff are welcome for great food and fellowship.
Activities Today: Home JH Basketball vs Canton-Galva -4:00 1/2 JH C Boys, JV Girls, JV Boys, V Girls, V Boys. LRHS Girls BB 6:00 vs St. John at BCCC Hilltop Classic.
Little River will play Larned on Wednesday at 1:00 at Barton County Community in the Girls' Hilltop Classic. Girls will be dismissed at 11:00 and leave at 11:15.
Girls' Basketball vs Larned at the Hilltop Classic has been postponed for this evening. I will post the rescheduled date and time as soon as we are notified by the tournament manager.
JH basketball practices for today have been cancelled. The HS girls and boys practices will run from 3:45-5:00 today. There will not be an activity bus today.
LRHS Boys will play undefeated Berean Academy Saturday at 7:30 in the finals of the Burrton Invitational. Let's go!
Due to a winter weather advisory in Herington this evening, the junior high basketball A games are playing 4 - 4 minute quarters with a short halftime. Thank you for understanding.
Little River High School Friday Fellowship in the morning at 7:30. Elim Lutheran Church will be our breakfast sponsor. Bring a friend for some good fellowship and food. All high school students and staff are welcome to attend. We will also talk about a couple of possible short trips for those interested. Let's Go!
Activity Schedules: JH Basketball home vs Herington 1-23-20 starting at 4:00 (1/2 JV Girls, 1/2 JV Boys, Varsity Girls, Varsity Boys). LRHS Boys at Burrton Tourney 1-23-20 Semi Finals vs Goessel at 7:30. LRHS Girls Tournament Schedule at Hilltop Classic BCCC: Tuesday 1-28-20 at 6:00 vs Larned, Thursday at 6:00 vs St. John, Friday game TBD.
LRJH Basketball home vs Herington 1-23-20: 4:00 1/2 Girls JV, 1/2 Boys JV, V Girls, V Boys. Games will run one after the other due to possible weather conditions.
Due to the road conditions, Little River/ Windom schools will run a 2 hour late start schedule instead of regular late start today. Buses will run two hours late. No AM Pre-school and no breakfast. Classes begin at 10:10 AM. Thank you for your understanding.
JH boys are still practicing at Windom today.
Please be on the look out for this Month's Tribe, our student newspaper, as the middle insert in The Monitor, on Wednesday.
Boys'at Burrton Tournament: Tuesday 7:30 LR vs Pretty Prairie. Little River will also play both Thursday and Saturday.
All LRHS games for this evening with Centre have been postponed due to weather. The earlier postponed HS games at Elyria have been rescheduled for Feb. 10th.
LRJH Basketball home vs Peabody is still on for today 1/16/20: 4:30 1/2 JV Boys, 5:30 V Girls, 6:30 V Boys. Due to some weather tonight, we will run games one after the other to try and finish a little earlier.
Scholar's Bowl at Marion has been postponed today.
REMINDER: There will be NO SCHOOL for Grades Pre-K through 12th Grade tomorrow, Friday, January 17th. This is a Teacher Inservice Day. There IS school for Grades Pre-K through 12th Grade on Monday, January 20th.
LRHS Basketball Tuesday 1-14-20 Home vs Canton-Galva: 4:00 1/2 GV Girls, 5:00 JV Boys, 6:00 V Girls, 7:30 V Boys.
Due to the ice, the decision has been made to dismiss students at 1:30 PM today. If you do not want your child to ride the bus home please notify school office. Buses will run routes beginning at 1:30 PM. Feel free to pick up you child anytime before 1:30 PM.
Due to the weather conditions, tonight's games at Elyria Christian have been postponed until a future date to be announced. All activities and practices are cancelled tonight, Friday, January 10th.
Friday Game Day Fellowship Tomorrow at 7:30! All high school students and faculty are welcome to attend. LR Congregational Church is sponsoring the breakfast. Bring a friend!
LRHS Basketball at Elyria Christian 1-10-20: 4:00 Four 6 minute quarters JV Girls, 5:00 Four 6 minute quarters JV Boys, 6:00 V Girls, 7:30 V Boys. Let's Go!
LRJH Basketball at Goessel: JH GYM 5:00 1/2 C Boys, 5:30 A Girls, 6:30 A Boys. HS GYM 5:30 JV Boys, 6:30 JV Girls.
Due to Little River hosting HS League Scholars Bowl, Monday, January 13th, all Jr/Sr high students will be dismissed at 2 pm. All students that need to stay to ride the bus will be allowed to wait on buses. Buses will run normal time for both buildings at 3:35 PM.
LRSH Basketball Home vs. Peabody Tuesday 1/7/20: 4:30 1/2 JV Girls, 5:00 1/2 JV Boys, 6:00 V Girls, 7:30 V Boys.
LRHS Home Basketball Friday vs Salina Sacred Heart: 4:00 JV Girls, 5:00 1/2 JV Boys, 6:00 V Girls, 7:30 V Boys. Let’s Go!
Friday Basketball Schedule at Rural Vista: 4:30 Full JV Girls' Game (old gym), 1/2 JV Boys' Game in new gym following JV Girls, 6:00 V Girls in old gym followed by the V Boys' game. Let's Go!
Thursday 12-19 JH BB Schedule: 3:30 1/2 C-Team Boys, 4:30 JV Girls, 5:30 JV Boys, 6:30 V Girls, 7:30 V Boys. Please note that we will not play C-Team Girls on Thursday.
Reminder that tomorrow, Wednesday, December 18th is a regular start time. No LATE START tomorrow due to finals at the high school.
12-17-19 HS Basketball at Moundridge (all games at HS): 3:45 1/2 JV Boys, 4:30 JV Girls, 6:00 V Girls, 7:30 V Boys/ Let's Go!
Due to weather conditions, the USD 444 Board Meeting scheduled for tonight, December 16th, has been rescheduled to Wednesday, December 18th, at 5 p.m. at the District Office.
Due to road conditions, Little River- Windom schools will be closed Monday, December 16th. The Vocal and Band concert will be rescheduled for Wednesday evening.
LR at Goessel BB Tourney Day 3: 4:30 LR Boys vs Central Christian (3 rd Place Game), 6:00 LR Girls vs Central Christian (Championship Game), Let's Go!
7:30 see you at Friday Fellowship
Information for parents regarding afternoon bus routes today, December 12th. Buses could run a little earlier or later than normal due to a shortage of bus drivers. If you have any questions, please call the district office at 620-897-6325.
Day 1 results at Goessel BB Tournament: LR Girls 36 Elyria 26, LR Boys 40 Elyria 42/ Day 2 Schedule: 4:00 LR V Girls vs Canton-Galva, LR JV Boys vs Canton-Galva; 5:30 LR V Boys vs Canton-Galva, LR JV Girls vs Canton-Galva.
LRHS Basketball Today: 4:00 LR V Girls vs. Elyria, LR JV Boys vs. Elyria; 5:30 LR V Boys vs. Elyria, LR JV Girls vs Elyria. Admission is $3 or students and $5 for adults/no passes.
JRJH vs. RV Boys: LR C 8 RV 3, LR B 20 RV 24, LR A 28 RV 21 Girls: LR C 20 RV 0, LR B 38 RV 4, LR A 27 RV 29
7:30 Friday Game Day Fellowship. Let's Go!
12/6 LRHS BB at Lincoln: 4:00 JV Girls followed by 1/2 JV Boys/ 6:00 Varsity Girls followed by Varsity Boys/ 701 E. North St. Lincoln. Let's Go!
Thursday JH Basketball Order of Play: 3:30 1/2 C Girls, 1/2 C Boys, B Girls, B Boys, A Girls, A Boys
Schedule for JH BB at Moundridge on Tuesday, Dec. 3rd: 3:15 1/2 C-team girls/ 4:00 B girls/ 5:00 B boys/ 6:00 A girls/ 7:00 A boys.
Winter LRJH Sport Pictures Monday, Dec. 2. Please remember to bring your uniforms to school Monday for pictures.
Little River Fellowship Friday will be in the auditorium tomorrow morning at 7:30. Great food and fellowship! Bring a friend! Let's Go! Girls, stop by after practice for some breakfast.
Information for parents regarding afternoon bus routes today, November 21st. Buses will run a little later than normal due to a bus driver being gone. If you have any questions, please call the district office at 620-897-6325.
Correction. Play is about an hour and 45 min. Hope to see you all there! A great play!
Our theater cast and crew, directed by Mrs. Ediger, will present “12 Incompetent Jurors” tonight from 8pm-9pm in the HS auditorium and tomorrow from 2pm-3pm! Adults $5 / students and children $3. Come laugh and support our theater program!
LRHS Winter Sports Parent Meeting Monday evening, Nov. 18th at 7:30 in the cafeteria. Break out meetings will follow the general meeting with the individual coaches for girls' and boys' basketball and winter cheerleading.
Final score Wichita County 74 Little River 38
11:54 to go in 4th quarter Wichita County 68 Little River 30
Half Wichita County 32 Little River 16
Halftime Wichita County 32 Little River 8
Friday Game Day Fellowship/ LR UMC is hosting the breakfast and devotional Friday morning in the auditorium. Bring a friend and LET's GO!
There will be a pep bus to Leoti this Friday! The bus will depart from the LRHS south parking lot at 1:30pm sharp! Students, be ready to board the bus at 1:15pm! Feel free to bring a blanket & pillow. If any adult patron would like to ride the Pep Bus, please contact the district office. Let’s get ready to get LOUD!!!!! GO Redskins!!!!
Due to the sectional football game Friday night at Leoti, school will be dismissed at 1:00 PM for all students. Buses will run PM routes as normal. This will allow parents, students, and staff adequate time to travel safely. Thank you for your understanding. Go REDSKINS!
WSL Vocal Music tonight at 7pm! The location has been moved from the sanctuary at Central Christian College TO the Free Methodist Church in McPherson. It is right next door to Central Christian College.
USD 444 Little River Calendar Changes: December 4, 2019 - Special Board Meeting at 5 pm at the DO - Agenda Item is Bond Offering Results, Bond Resolution & Review Bond Proceed Bids; December 9, 2019, Regular Board Meeting has been moved to December 16, 2019, at 5 pm at the DO
Because of Sectional Football at Leoti on Friday, Nov. 15, LRJH basketball practices have been moved to the morning beginning at 6:15 at Little River.
6:00 Sectional Football at Wichita County/Leoti on Friday, Nov. 15. The game has been moved up to a 6:00 start. The field is located west of the high school at 800 West Broadway, Leoti.
7:30 Monday, Nov. 18 Winter Sports Parent Meeting/ We will meet in the cafeteria and have break out rooms for the individual coaches to meet with parents.
Little River wins 44-42 over Ness City!
7:00 LR Hosts Regional Football Tonight/ LR Redskins vs Ness City Mustangs/ State event ticket prices: K-12 students $5, Adults $7 (No Passes Accepted)/ LRHS Boys' Basketball Team will be hosting the meal/concessions. Bring your family as they will be serving Chick-Fil-A sandwiches as the main course./ Come support the Redskins in their 2nd week of playoffs! The concession stand will open at 6 PM./ LET'S GO SKINS!
LR Redskins host Ness City Mustangs on Friday, Nov. 8th at 7 pm. Students (K-12) $5/Adults $7-No passes accepted HS Boys' Basketball Team will host the meal/concessions. They will be serving CHICK-FIL-A sandwiches as their main course! The concession stand will open at 6pm!
3:45-5:45 LRJH basketball practice begins Mon., Nov. 4th/ JH winter parent meeting at 7:00 p.m. Monday in the cafeteria.
Little River Redskins 54 South Gray 0 / Little River will host regional game next Friday, Nov. 8th at 7:00 vs an opponent to be determined.
6:00 LR Football Home vs South Gray Tonight/ Please note the 6:00 start time/ This is a regular season game, and all passes will be accepted. Playoff games begin Nov. 8th, and passes are not accepted at playoff events.
Halloween Game Day Fellowship at 7:30 a.m. Let's Go!
USD 444 Little River Calendar Change Wednesday, December 18th, WILL BE a regular school day for students/staff beginning at 8:10 a.m. NO Late Start for students on this day.
Schedule Change: The week #9 bracket game on Thursday, Oct. 31 will start at 6:00 p.m. rather than the normal 7:00 p.m. start time. We will host South Gray at 6:00 on Oct. 31. This is a regular season game and passes will be accepted. The football playoffs actually begin on Nov. 8th, and at that time passes will no longer be accepted. The winner of our game vs South Gray will move on to the playoffs beginning Nov. 8th.
Sub-State Volleyball/. Little River wins vs Attica 26-24, 25-15/ lost to Minneola in the finals 25-20, 22-25, 18-25. Little River finishes the season a very respectable 30-10. Great job ladies!
LR Cross Country Regionals at Cessna Stadium in Wichita today. Our boys run at 11:15 today, and the girls run at 11:50. Good luck harriers! VB at Sub-State in Greensburg today. LR plays Attica at approximately 2:30. The match can be followed on KSHSAA.org - Athletics - Volleyball.
Good luck to the Redskin Cross Country team at Regionals in Wichita tomorrow!!
LR Redskins 54 Moundridge 0 / District Champions! Next game is a bracket home game Halloween night at 7:00. Reminder: Pep bus leaves Saturday morning at 10:30 from the high school for Greensburg to support our Lady Redskins.
FFA Tailgate begins at 5:30pm! No need to cook dinner!
7:00 LR Football Home vs Moundridge/Senior parents please meet by the red shed at 6:30 to line up for senior recognition. Let's Go!
USD #444 Recreation Commission is looking to fill both Co-Director positions. Applications will be taken from October 24 thru November 4, 2019. Job descriptions & applications can be picked up @ the District Office. For more information call 620-897-6325 and speak to Marsha.
Community Meal and Facilities Tour / Informational Forum beginning at 5:30pm @ LRJSH. Dinner served until 7pm. Hope you are able to attend.
Week #9 FB Bracket Game: This game will be played on Thursday, Oct. 31 at 7:00 p.m., NOT Friday, Nov. 1st. Little River will be hosting FB on Halloween, and we'll get more information out as we learn who our opponent will be for our week #9 bracket game at Little River. Please make this change on your calendars.
Sub-State Volleyball Information: 1:00 Minneola(30-8) vs Meade(24-14)/ Following the 1;00 match, LR (29-9) will play Attica (32-8). The winner of the Minneola/Meade match will play the winner of the LR/Attica match for the right to go to STATE at Dodge City. Go to KSHSAA.org (athletics, volleyball, reg. & sub-state assignments, 1A Greensburg-Kiowa County). Click on Greensburg-Kiowa County for the complete bracket and for information to watch live. Kiowa County High School 720 Main St., Greensburg/ LET'S GO!
Little River Redskins are 1A Regional Volleyball Champions! First Round Bye (#1 Seed)/ Semifinals LR over Chase 25-10, 25-10/ Championship LR over St. John 25-23, 25-15/ Sub-State is at Greensburg-Kiowa County High School on Saturday. Further information will be posted shortly. Let's Go!
JV FB defeats Pratt-Skyline! 44-24 Way to GO Redskins!!!
JH VB LR 15-21 Herington 25-25 2nd Place WSL!
JH VB LR 21-25-15 Goessel 25-17-9 On to the finals!
JH VB LR 25-25-15 Elyria 27-22-8
Information for parents regarding afternoon bus routes today, October 21st. Buses will run a little later than normal due to a bus driver being gone. If you have any questions, please call the district office at 620-897-6325.
Rural Vista 25-25 LR 17-15/ LR goes 3-2 and finishes 3rd at WSL tournament.
WSL Volleyball Round 4/ LR 25-25 Goessel 19-12/ Rural Vista Next
WSL Volleyball Round 1 LR 25-25 Elyria 16-14/ Round 2 LR 19-25-20 Herington 25-22-25/ Round 3 LR 25-25 Canton-Galva 18-23/ Giessel Next
WSL Volleyball Round 2/ LR 19-25-20 Herington 25-22-25
LRHS WSL VB/ LR 25-25 Elyria Christian 16-14/ Herington next
LR Redskins 60 St. John 0
Just a reminder the USD 444 Recreation Commission Pumpkin Carving registration forms are due on Monday, October 21st. These forms can be turned into the schools or district office.
LRJH WSL Volleyball at Hope Monday 10/21/ 3:00 (quarterfinals) Old Gym LR vs winner of Elyria/Peabody playin match/This is a bracket play tournament, and the winners will move on in tournament play. There will be a championship and 3rd place match. Let's Go!
Regional Volleyball at Little River Tuesday 10/22/ 3:00 Match #1 Chase vs Stafford/ Match #2 St. John-Hudson vs Langdon-Fairfield/ Match #3 Little River vs winner of match #1/ Match #4 Hutch Central Christian vs winner of match #2/ Match #5 Finals winners of match #3 and match #4/ Note: Only match #1 has a start time. All other matches begin 20/10 minutes following the previous match/ Let's Go!
LRHS WSL Volleyball at Hope Saturday 10/19/ 10:00 Old Gym LR vs Elyria Christian/ 11:00 Old Gym LR vs Herington/ 1:00 Old Gym LR vs Canton-Galva, 2:00 Old Gym LR vs Goessel/ 4:00 New Gym LR vs Rural Vista/ Let's Go!
7:00 LRHS FB at St. John Tonight. Let's Go!
LRJH VB: LR V 25-25 Canton-Galva 21-17/ LR JV 25-22-15 Canton-Galva 10-25-4/ LRJH Football 16 Canton-Galva 64
Reminder: NO SCHOOL Grades Pre-K-12 on Friday, October 18th, due to a Teacher Inservice/Work Day.
Information for parents regarding afternoon bus routes today, October 17th. Buses will run a little later than normal due to a bus driver being gone. If you have any questions, please call the district office at 620-897-6325.
JH VB and FB at Canton-Galva/ 4:30 LR A VB vs C-G A VB/ 5:30 LR B VB vs C-G B VB/ 6:00 LR vs C-G JH Football. Let's Go!/ 506 S. Kansas Ave. Canton, KS
LRHS Volleyball LR 30-20-25 Inman 28-25-19, LR 23-25-10 Moundridge 25-19-25
LRHS Volleyball at Goessel JH Gym: 4:00 LR JV vs Moundridge JV 5:00 LR JV vs Inman JV 6:00 LR V vs vs Inman V 7:00 LR V vs Moundridge V Let's Go! 100 E. Main St. Goessel Goessel School 100 E. Main St.
2019-2020 Calendar Change At last night's board meeting the board adopted to change the Monday, January 20th Inservice Day to Friday, January 17th. There will be NO SCHOOL for Grades PK-12 on Friday, January 17th.
Congratulations to the JV FB team on their win vs. Macksville! 52-6
Final Reminder: Windom School Community Meal and Facility Forum is tonight from 5:30-8:30 PM at Windom. All USD 444 community members are invited to the FREE meal. Ask questions and receive information about the upcoming bond election. Please share and invite others.
6:00 LRHS JV FB at Macksville
Little River Redskins Over Macksville 48-0!
LR JV VB Tournament at Ellsworth Saturday, Oct. 12. 8:00 am LR vs Sacred Heart (City Hall), 9:00 LR vs Russell (City Hall), 11:00 LR vs Sterling (City Hall), 12:00 LR vs Republic Co. (HS), 3:00 LR vs Ellsworth (HS. Let's Go! (CH) 121 W. 1st St. (HS) 211 W. 11th St.
Come hungry to support our Redskins tonight vs. Macksville!! Concessions will be open early at 6pm with kickoff at 7pm! Meal deal is 1) Pulled Pork Sandwich with chips & drink 2) Pulled Pork Nachos with drink. Both only $5.00! GO REDSKINS!!!
Little River Redskins Football Home vs. Macksville. Kickoff is at 7:00, and the LRHS cheerleaders will be performing a dance at halftime. Little River and Macksville are both 2-0 in district play.
Thank you to Freemont Lutheran Church for hosting breakfast this morning at LRHS Friday Game Day Fellowship. LR Congregational Church will be our next host on Oct. 25th.
FYI: Voter registration deadline is Tuesday, October 15th for the upcoming Nov. 5th election. The Paper Registration Form link is http://www.kssos.org/forms/elections/voterregistration.pdf On-Line Registration link is https://www.kdor.ks.gov/apps/voterreg/default.aspx.
Friday Game Day Fellowship from 7:30 to 8:00. All students and staff are welcome! LR Congregational Church is hosting breakfast. Great time, great food, and great fellowship! Let’s go!
This is a reminder of the Windom School Community Meal and Facility Forum on Monday, October 14. Come-and-go from 5 to 8 PM. All USD 444 community members are invited. Meal will be served from 5:30-7:00. Ask questions and receive information about the upcoming bond election.
Little River Home JH VB and FB Today: 4:00 Volleyball vs Bennington ABC order of play/ 6:00 JH FB vs Bennington/ 5:00 LR Cross Country at Burrton Today/ Let's Go!
Little River JV and V VB Quad. at Peabody Today All LR games will be played at Peabody High School, 810 N. Sycamore St., in the new gym. 4:00 LR JV vs Centre JV 5:00 LR JV vs Elyria Christian JV 6:00 LR V vs Centre V 7:00 LR V vs Elyria Christian V Let's Go!
LR JV FB rolls over Pratt-Skyline 35-14 to improve to 3-0! Two additions to the JV FB schedule: 10-14 at Macksville at 6:00 10-21 at Pratt-Skyline at 6:00
6:00 JV FB Home vs Pratt-Skyline Tonight!
Great job Lady Redskins on placing Runner Up in the championship game and earning your spot in championship play today by being undefeated in four games. Great day of volleyball at the Canton-Galva Invitational 2019 tournament. Keep up the great work Lady Redskins!!!
Little River Redskin Victory tonight vs. Pratt Skyline! 58-8
A reminder that Monday, October 7th is a Professional Development day for teachers. Students do not have school on Monday.
Redskin Varsity football is tonight at Pratt-Skyline! Kickoff @ 7pm! (No livestream) Volleyball at Canton-Galva tomorrow beginning at 8:30am. Great job to the Cross Country team where all athletes earned a PR in yesterday’s meet!!! Great job and Go get ‘em Redskins!!!
Soft Start dance time on a Friday morning at WES! Macarena and chicken dance today!
LRJH Volleyball LR 25 Moundridge 12, LR 25 Moundridge 20 LRJH Football 14 Moundridge 28
Information for parents regarding afternoon bus routes today and tomorrow (Oct. 3 & Oct. 4). Buses will run a little later than normal due to a bus driver being gone. If you have any questions, please call the district office at 620-897-6325.
JH VB and FB Home Today vs. Moundridge 4:30 V VB followed by JV VB 6:00 FB
LRHS Volleyball Sweeps Peabody JV LR 25-25 Peabody 15-12 Varsity LR 25-25-27 Peabody 17-12-25
LR JV & V Volleyball at Peabody Dual 4:30 JV Best of 3 Games Match 6:00 V Best of 5 Games Match Let's Go!
Reminder: After Prom meeting tonight at 7:00pm for all junior & senior parents in the high school media center. Please use the east front door entrance to the school.
Regrettably, JV football vs Central Plains has been cancelled for this evening. We have been trying to find a replacement opponent throughout the weekend, but we have not been able to secure a replacement team.
Championship Match LR 17-20 Lyons 25-25
LR 28-17-25 Ellsworth 26-25-22 On to the Championship vs Lyons!
LR V VB 25-25 Ellinwood 21-20
LR V VB LR 16-25-25 Sterling 25-18-23 LR 26-26 Russell 24-24
Little River Redskins 48 Central Plains 0
9-28 Varsity VB Tournament at Lyons 9:00 LR vs Sterling LHS North 10:00 LR vs Russell LMS South 11:00 LR vs Ellinwood LHS North 1:00 Tournament following pool play
LR Redskins Varsity Football at Central Plains Oilers Field: 700 Albro St. Claflin, KS 7:00 Kickoff Let's Go!
Catch the Little River Redskins tonight taking on the Central Plains Oilers live from Claflin on HitRadio 94.7 KSKU, the Ad Astra Radio App for your smartphone & tablets & www.adastraradio.com for your desktop. GO REDSKINS!!!!
LRJH at Goessel LR VB A 25-28 Goessel A 8-26 LR VB B 25-25 Goessel B 18-14 LR VB C 25-25 Goessel C 18-19 LR Football 8 Goessel 18
Picture day is tomorrow, Sept. 27th at LRJSH! Bring your brightest smile!!!
Friday Game Day Fellowship will meet in the auditorium tomorrow morning at 7:30. Bring a friend for some food and great fellowship.
LRXC at Marion 305 Eisenhower Dr. 4:00 Girls' 5K 4:30 Boys' 5K LRJH VB and FB at Goessel 100 E. Main St. 4:30 Volleyball A followed by B, followed by C 6:00 Football Let's Go!
LR VB Keeps Rolling! LR 25-25 Solomon 9-12 LR 25-25 Canton-Galva 14-20 Lyons Tournament Saturday! Let's Go!
Tonight, only the senior VB players will be recognized. The formal recognition ceremony for all senior fall participants is October 25th.
Great Football Monday!! Redskin JV FB wins vs. Bennington, 50-0.
JV FB Today at Bennington 6:00 Start. Let's Go!
LR Redskins homecoming victory over Bennington 51-6!
A little late, sorry, but here are the JH scores from 9/19 at Herrington: LR JH Football 34 Herrington 6 Great 3-0 start LR Football! LR JH VB Varsity 25-17-8 Herrington JH Varsity 16-25-15 LR JH JV 25-16-7 Herrington JH JV 17-25-15 LR JH C 53 Herrington JH C 52 (30 min. running clock)
LR High School Volleyball 9-19-19 LR JV 17-25-16 Ellsworth JV 25-22-14 LR V 25-25-25 Ellsworth V 23-21-22 Great Crowd! Great Noise! Great Results!
LRHS Friday Game Day Fellowship All LR high school students are welcome to join us Friday morning at 7:30 in the gym for food, fellowship, and sharing. Pastor Rachel Pryor and Andover Lutheran Church will host a continental breakfast followed by fellowship and sharing. All teachers, staff, and coaches are welcome to attend also.
LR HS VB Home vs Ellsworth Today 4:00 JV followed by Varsity Let's Go!
Correction: After Prom meeting is Monday, Sept. 30th following the JV football game in the media center at the high school. (About 7:30pm) Not on Sept. 23rd. ALL junior / senior parents please plan to attend.
HS Volleyball LR 26-25-25 Goessel 28-13-13 LR 25-26 Herrington 23-24
HS JV and V Volleyball at Herrington Today 4:00 ES Gym Goessel JV vs LR JV 5:00 HS Gym Herrington JV vs LR JV 6:00 ES Gym Goessel V vs LR V 7:00 HS Gym Herrington V vs LR V Let's Go!
JV Football players will practice as usual today. Coach has something fun in store! :)
We regret to inform you that Peabody has informed us today that they are unable to play a JV game this evening. With no other options to get a football game going tonight, the JV Football game for this evening is canceled.
LR Redskin FB Defeats Peabody Warriors 49-0 in home opener.
LR JH Sweep: LR V VB 25 Peabody 7 LR V VB 25 Peabody 12 LR JV VB 25 Peabody JV 13 LR JV VB 26 Peabody JV 24 LR FB 52 Peabody 8
9/13/19 Home Varsity Football vs Peabody at 7:00 All JH and HS students are encouraged to sit together behind the band and make a lot of positive noise to inspire the Redskins to victory! We'll have rows marked off for the JH and HS student section. Let's Go & Have Fun!
9/13/19 FCA Game Day Friday 7:30-8:00 Church of Christ will serve breakfast Coach Ayers will share the message All 9-12 LR students and athletes are encouraged to attend. Let's Go!
9/12/19 Come out for home JH VB and FB today! 4:30 V Volleyball followed by JV vs Peabody 6:00 FB LR Redskins vs Peabody Let's Go!
9/10 LR 25 Wakefield 15 LR 25 Wakefield 10
9/10 VB at Hope LR 15 RV 25 LR 17 RV 25
Saturday 9/19 at Centre HS VB Invite 10 New Gym: LR vs Wichita Classical Noon New Gym: LR vs Berean Academy 1:00 New Gym: LR vs Herington 3:00 New Gym: #1 Pool A vs #2 Pool B 3:00 Main Gym: #1 Pool B vs #2 Pool A 4:00 New Gym: Third Place Match 4:00 Main Gym: Championship Match Admission: $5.00 Adults and $3.00 Students (no passes) 2374 Lost Springs, KS (enter through front doors only) $5.00 Fundraiser Meal Available & Concessions Available Let's Go!
Redskin JV FB over Canton-Galva 30-18!
9/10/19 HS VB Quad at Rural Vista (Hope Site) 4:00 New Gym RV JV vs JR JV 5:00 Old Gym LR JV vs Wakefield JV 6:00 New Gym RV V vs LR V 7:00 Old Gym LR V vs Wakefield V
9/9/19 JV Football Home vs Canton-Galva 6:00 p.m. Start Time
Catch the 2019 Little River Redskins Football Season Opener live from Margreiter Stadium in Canton on Sports #1 on the Ad Astra Radio App for your smartphone & tablets & www.adastraradio.com for your desktop. Let’s go Redskins!!!!!!
Redskin varsity football tonight at Canton-Galva at 7:00 p.m. Hope to see you there. Let’s Go!
Great news! ALL HS students-Game Day FCA tomorrow @7:30am! Coach Ayers & Morrow will lead Fellowship of Christian Athletes, each Friday @ 7:30am in LR Gym. All LRHS athletes&students encouraged to attend-Coaches are encouraged to attend. Breakfast supplied by some area churches.
There is a Parent Digital Literacy meeting at the high school auditorium this evening at 6pm. We will discuss information related to monitoring and educating kids on appropriate technology use. Hope to see you there!! Should last about 45 minutes. All parents/guardians in the district are welcome.
A BIG Congratulations to our very own, ROYLIN BRILLHART!! She earned a place in the K-State Concert Choir! This is a HUGE accomplishment as there are only 30 spots in the choir! There weren't many spots open due to returning choir members. CONGRATULATIONS ROYLIN! HOW EXCITING!
HS Volleyball at Fairfield 9/3/19 3:00 Fairfield JV vs LR JV Main Gym 4:00 LR JV vs Udall #2 JV Auxiliary Gym 5:00 LR JV vs Udall #1 JV Main Gym 6:15 LR V vs Ark City Christian V Auxiliary Gym 7:15 LR V vs Udall V Auxiliary Gym 8:15 Fairfield V vs LR V Main Gym Let's Go!
Little River Band - Grades 8-12 will be marching in the Hoisington Labor Day Parade on Monday, Sept. 2nd! The bus leaves at 8am from high school and returns at 2:30pm. Parade begins at 10:30am in Hoisington. Hope you can make it out to support our Redskin Band!
Join our LR Football team tonight!! Four Teams: Little River, Central Christian, Caldwell, and Satanta will participate in a V & JV football jamboree at Hutchinson's Don Michael Field tonight at 7:00 p.m. Admission is a bottle of Gatorade.
Join us for the 2019 Football Jamboree. Four Teams: Little River, Central Christian, Caldwell, and Satanta will participate in a V & JV football jamboree at Hutchinson's Don Michael Field on August 30th at 7:00 p.m. Admission is a bottle of Gatorade.
Join us at the LRSHJH Gym for the Annual Redskin Volleyball Alumni Scrimmage Thursday, Aug. 29th at 5:30. Admission is a bottle of Gatorade.
USD 444 Calendar Updates October 14 USD 444 BOE meeting at the Windom Elementary School at 5 pm October 14 - Informational Forum-WES School - 5:30 pm to 8:30 pm with a meal being served October 24 - Informational Forum-LRJSHS - 5:30 pm to 8:30 pm with a meal being served
Parents, patrons, fans, you are welcome to watch our boys' strength & conditioning testing at the field tonight at 7pm! Testing will conclude at 8pm. Welcome to the new year and "Let's GOOOO Redskins!!"
CORRECTION for Shuttle Routes... Shuttle Route from Windom to Little River will leave the Windom Elementary School at 7:40 a.m. Shuttle Route from Little River to Windom will leave the Little River Jr./Sr. High School North Commons Area at 7:40 a.m. Pl
First Day of School is Friday, August 16th! Shuttle Route from Windom to Little River will leave the Windom Elementary School at 7:40 a.m. Shuttle Route from Little River to Windom will leave the Windom Elementary School at 7:40 a.m.
Bus routes have been finalized for the school year! Parents will receive a phone call later today to verify time of pick up and drop off from your bus driver. Marquette pick up is at 7:15 AM. Please make sure you child is prompt and ready for pick up.
Rice County Health Department in Lyons will be having a Walk-In Clinic for immunizations on Friday, August 9th from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. and Tuesday, August 13th from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. Please bring insurance information.
LRJSH Parent Welcome Back Open House/Fall Sports Mtg. will be Aug. 15th with student attendance optional (all welcome). Meal 5:30-6:15. Teachers available in classrooms 6:00-7:00 (revised). Fall sports meeting begins@6:30. Students watch concussion video on 1st day of school.
The Little River Fall Adidas store is live and open until August 5th. Thanks for your support. https://lrfall19.itemorder.com/
Please mark your calendars: Parent Night at LRJSH is August 15th beginning at 5:30pm followed by our Fall Sports Meeting for parents at 6:30.
HS Boys Basketball Parent Meeting tonight (Wednesday the 17th) at 6:30pm in the auditorium with Coach Morrow! Coach will practice with boys from 7:00-8:30pm.
Attention LRHS Boys & Parents: Please check your mail for a letter, that is being mailed out today, that is addressed to the student. This letter contains information for BOTH the student and parents regarding high school boys basketball.
Football camp for upcoming grades 3-6 will be July 15, 16, 17 from 9am-10:15am. Please report to the LRJSH practice field. Cleats optional. Please bring a water bottle, light clothes, $10 for participation(scholarships available),and a waiver form to be signed on site 1st day.
Please mark your calendars and share: Little River Junior Senior High Enrollment - August 5th - 11am-6pm (Last names beginning A-L) August 6th - 11am-6pm (Last names beginning M-Z)
USD 444 Recreation Commission Swimming Lessons form deadline has been extended to Friday, June 14th. You can pick up or drop off your registration form at the USD 444 Little River District Office during the hours of 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
USD 444 Little River Calendar Change At last night's board meeting, the board approved moving the July 8th board meeting to July 22nd & set July 8th as a special board meeting date beginning at 6 p.m. at the DO with Facility Planning & Food Service Agreement as the agenda items.
Due to HCC VB Camp on June 10th we will not have 6:30am weights for girls. Instead, all other non-VB players will lift during the JH time at 7:30am on that day. In order to enable car pooling, JH girls/boy weights will now be M, T, Th - 7:30-8:30 immediately after HS Girls.
Tonight is the Spring Sports dessert banquet for HS Baseball, Softball, JH & HS Track, and JH & HS Scholar's Bowl to honor our student athletes @ 6:30pm. Please bring a dessert to share.
Reminder to all parents tomorrow, Wednesday, May 22nd is a regular start day. NO LATE START. Bus Routes will run as normal. Please contact Nancy at the school in the morning or your bus driver if you are not riding. You will be contacted if the bus can not make it to your house.
USD 444 Recreation Commission Swimming Lessons registration form went home today with students. Please check their backpacks! Forms are due to the District Office by Friday, June 7th. Any questions, please call Trudy Stephens-620-680-1070 or Tyson Konen 620-242-7178.
The community meeting scheduled for tonight is on as scheduled. Tour starts at Windom at 5 pm. A free hamburger meal and homemade ice cream begins at 5:30 at Little River. I hope you will make time to come out and tour the facilities and learn about the facility needs. Be Safe!
Due to the continued rainfall and flooding in many parts of the district, we will run shuttle routes ONLY this afternoon. Marquette shuttle will be running to the Marquette school at this time. Thank you for your understanding in this unusual situation.
Bus routes will run shuttle service ONLY due to water over several roads. We WILL be running a bus from Marquette leaving at 9 A.M. School will begin 2 hours late. If you can not make it in to school, due to high waters please contact the school office.
Due to the excessive rainfall and flooding, Little River-Windom will have a two hour late start tomorrow. I will make a decision regarding bus routes tomorrow morning by 8:00 A.M. Bus routes will run unless rain continues. No A.M. preschool or breakfast.
8th grade promotion & JH recognition is still set for 7pm tonight. Please call the LRHS office if you feel you are unable to make it due to flooding. If a large number are unable to attend, we will re-evaluate rescheduling, but may be difficult at end of year. Thank you.
Seniors & Senior Parents, a graduation tassel was found at Windom Elementary School today and turned into the District Office. If you have lost yours, please contact the District Office (897-6325) or Little River School Office (897-6201) to claim it. Thank you!
Juniors can get a physical as soon as they are finished with Tournament of Tigers Tomorrow at WES.
Congratulations to the baseball team on their win in first round regional play. They will play Ellis at 3:30 - Thurs., May 16th @ Barton Comm. College. Go Redskins!!
Attention Basketball Players - Grades 6-12! What: Neosho County Community College Basketball Camp @ Little River HS When: June 14th, 10 AM - 1 PM @ Little River High School Who: Junior High & High School Basketball Players, 6th grade -12th( 2019-2020 school year) Boys & Girls Cost: $10 per player, signup and pay day of camp, June 14th. Please arrive around 9:30am to get signed in and pay.
Correction: The Spring Sports Dessert Banquet is May 22nd @ 6:30pm.
WES Calendar of Events 15 - Reading Counts Party 16 - Tournament of Tigers 20 - Alternate Reading Counts Party 21 - 6th grade vist LRJHS - 10:45 a.m. - 1:15 p.m. 22 - Last Day of School - NO late start - full day 22 - 8:20 awards assembly 22 - 4th grade fishing
USD 444 will run regular schedule tomorrow, Thursday, May 9th. If you want to bring your child to school please contact your bus driver or Nancy at the High School in the morning. If buses can not reach your house Nancy will contact you in the morning. Be safe!
Due to the wet weather conditions, the Little River Youth Track Meet on Saturday, May 11th, is being moved to a 1 p.m. start time. Registration will begin at 12:30 p.m. Please contact Trudy Stephens (620) 680-1070 or Tyson Konen (620) 242-7178 with any questions.
Due to unsafe road conditions and water over the roads, USD 444 will not be able to run bus routes this AM. Please be safe! If you can not make it to school you will be excused. We will plan to run the shuttle from Little River to Windom as normal. School is in session.
Due to the weather forecast over the next 24 hours, Windom School Tournament of Tigers (TOT) will not be held tomorrow. We will have TOT on Thursday, May 16.
Hope to see you at the Fine Arts Night tonight at LRJSH! Free-will donation dinner by HOSA begins at 5pm-6:30pm. Solos and trios begin at 5:15 with big group concert starting at 6:30. Come out and see the art and construction displays and enjoy hearing our talented students!!!
The Spring Sports Banquet honoring JH/HS scholar's bowl, trap shooting, track, softball, and baseball will be held on Wed., May 22nd @ 6:30 in the LRHS gym. We will have a dessert banquet. Please bring a dessert to share. Looking forward to celebrating with you!
WES Calendar of Events May 8 - Tournament of Tigers 10 - No School - All Schools Day 15 - Reading Counts Party 16 - Alternate TOT 20 - Alternate Reading Counts Party 22 - Last Day of School - NO late start - full day 22 - 8:20 Awards Assembly 22 - 4th grade fishing
Trapshooting today at 4:00, hope to see you all there!
Reminder: Trapshooting at 4pm today.
Please note: Spring Sports Banquet has been moved to May 22nd @ 6:30pm. We apologize for any inconvenience. This is the only possible date all involved are free of other activities before summer.
Cordell Chiropractic will be offering sports physicals at LRJSH commons on May 16th beginning at 2pm for $20.00. Please watch for your student to bring a form home.
There will be no JH track practice today.
Mr. Wohler's farewell speech given at the FFA Banquet. You will truly be missed, Mr. Wohler. We wish you all the best. https://youtu.be/WuHr19UBe4E
The Academic Awards Banquet honoring HS students earning 3.5 GPA or higher for 3 of 4 previous grading periods is tonight at 6:30pm in the high school commons. Enter the north doors if you reserved a seat.
WES Calendar of Events May 1 - DARE Graduation 1:30 (5/6 grades @ LRHS) 2 - WES Spring Concert - 7:00 p.m. 3 - Grandparents Day - 11:00 a.m. 3 - 5/6 grade to LRHS play @ 1:55 p.m. leave; dismiss from LR 8 - Tournament of Tigers - 12:30 p.m. 10 - No School - All Schools Day
Due to a small number of ticket sales, the HOSA Spring Fling Dance scheduled for this evening has been canceled. Students, see Mrs. Gunther on Monday for your $2 refund.
Correction: the JH track meet begins at 3:00pm in Peabody today.
Reminder 1st-6th track forms are due tomorrow, Thursday, April 18. No school on Friday!
WES Plant Orders Due!!! REMINDER... Plant orders are due tomorrow, Thursday, April 18. If you want to ensure you get the items you desire, please have your orders to the Windom School office TOMORROW! Thanks for your support!
April 19/22 - No School 25 - Plant order pick-ups 26/27 - WES Spring Plant Sale May 1 - DARE Grad. 1:30 (5/6 grades) 2 - WES Spring Concert 3 - Grandparents Day 3 - 5/6 grade - LRHS play - p.m., dismiss from LRHS 8 - Tournament of Tigers 10 - No School - All Schools Day
The LRJSH Curriculum and Enrollment Guide is posted on www.usd444.com under documents in the 2019-2020 folder. Please review enrollment options with your student(s). We plan to begin pre-enrollment with Junior High the week of April 23rd and High School the week of April 29th.
Tomorrow HS Band and Choir need to here ready to leave at 7:10 am for our Large Group Contest in Lindsborg. We will be back in time to take the buses home that day. You can also check out a live stream of our performances at https://live.smokyvalley.org/. Band is at 8:20 am and choir is at 10:25 am.
April 13 - 5th Shrine Circus - 2:00 19 - No School - Good Friday 22 - No School 25 - Plant order pick-ups 26 - WES Spring Plant Sale 27 - WES Spring Plant Sale May 1 - DARE Graduation 1:30 (5/6 grades attend) 2 - WES Spring Concert 3 - Grandparents Day
WES Calendar #usd444 April 8 - PK Roundup - 6:00 13 - 5th Shrine Circus - 2:00 19/22 - No School 24 - Plant delivery 25 - Plant order pick-ups 26/27 - WES Spring Plant Sale May 1 - DARE Graduation 1:30 (5/6 grades) 2 - WES Spring Concert 3 - Grandparents Day
Please check meal balances. Any student with a negative balance must bring a sack lunch. Please call the school office to request payment arrangement.
WES Calendar April 2 - 2nd grade ag day 8 - PK Roundup - 6:00 13 - 5th Shrine Circus - 2:00 19 & 22 No School 25 - Plant Sale orders pick-up 26 & 27 WES Spring Plant Sale May 1 - DARE Graduation 1:30 (5/6 grades) 2 - WES Spring Concert 3 - Grandparents Day
Little River High School Music Department need your help! Please click on the link below and check out the video about our upcoming fundraiser. We will earn thousands of dollars in one day, if everyone spreads the word about our big event. This is a very important fundraiser for our program. Please text and email your family, friends and coworkers TODAY the attached referral fliers. We will even have massage chairs this year to check out! Check out this video to see how it works: https://youtu.be/dtWPNME9W2w Visit our Facebook event. Click “GOING”! INVITE YOUR FRIENDS! SHARE OUR POSTS! http://bit.ly/beds4littleriver2
Spring Junior High dance tomorrow night (Sat., March 23rd) in the HS Commons from 7pm-9:30pm. The dance is sponsored by HOSA. $3.00 admission - Snacks provided. Dress nice.
If you have not taken the community survey, please complete the survey before midnight tonight. (March 22nd) The link below is for the community survey. https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/LittleRiverWindom2019Community
Little River Learning Center Donkey Basketball Event Sunday, March 24, 2019-LR High School Gym Potato Bar - 4:30 p.m. Basketball Games - 6:15 p.m. Advance Tickets $8.00 at LR State Bank, Lyons State Bank and LRLC until Friday, March 22; Door $10.00; Pre-School and under are Free
USD 444 Recreation Commission T-Ball, Softball and Baseball Registration forms have gone home with students, so please be sure to check your child's backpack. Registration Deadline is Friday, April 12th. Questions, please contact Trudy at 620-680-1070 or Tyson at 620-242-7178.
USD 444 Calendar Change USD 444 Little River Board of Education set a Special Board Meeting date of April 1, 2019, beginning at 6 p.m. at the District Office, at their regular meeting on March 18, 2019. Agenda: I. Patron Insight Survey Results II. Facilities Planning
Winter Sports Banquet - Thursday, March 21st @ 6:30pm. This is for recognition of JH and HS (Cheer, Scholar's Bowl, and Basketball). We are having a Potluck Meal in the commons. Go Skins! 7th / 8th- Side Dish, 9th- Desserts,10th- Salad,11th- Main Course,12th- Main Course
March 21 - Mike and Glenda Show - 2 p.m. 26 - Dental Screenings April 2 - 2nd grade ag day 13 - 5th Shrine Circus - 2:00 19 - No School - Good Friday 21 - Easter Sunday 22 - No School 26 - WES Spring Plant Sale 27 - WES Spring Plant Sale
If you have not taken the community survey please complete the survey before Monday, March 11th. The link below is for the community survey. The survey is for all USD 444 adult patrons and should be taken one time. https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/LittleRiverWindom2019Community
Reminder: NO school for LRJSH students tomorrow (Tues., March 5) due to JH WSL Band/Vocal being hosted at LRJSH. Only junior high band/vocal students performing will attend. School is still in session for WES students.
Reminder: TONIGHT (Monday, March 4th) from 6-7:15 - the staff at LRJSH invites PARENTS & COMMUNITY MEMBERS to round table discussions about: Personalized Learning, Social Emotional Character Development, Career & Community, and Project Based Learning. Students and Staff are excited to share where we are at on our Journey to Redesign.
5 - P/T Conferences - parent/teacher per request 8 - No school - End of 9 weeks - teacher workday 4 hours 11-15 - Spring Break 21 - Mike and Glenda Show - 2 p.m. 26 - Dental Screenings
Due to projected dangerous wind chills and the country road conditions, Little River/ Windom will have a 2 hour late start tomorrow, Monday, 3-4-19, morning. There will be no breakfast or AM preschool.
Patron Insight Community Survey Thank you in advance to all community members for taking the survey. The survey is for all adult patrons and should only be taken one time. The link is below. https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/LittleRiverWindom2019Community
WES Calendar March 1 - Read Across America - Dr. Seuss's Birthday 5 - P/T Conferences - parent/teacher request 8 - No school - End of 9 weeks - teacher workday 4 hours 11-15 - Spring Break 21 - Mike and Glenda Show - 2 p.m. 26 - Dental Screenings --
Due to Junior High WSL Vocal & Band on Tuesday, March 5th, there will be NO SCHOOL for LRJSH Students. There WILL be school for students at WES. Mr. Reilly will have special directions for JH Vocal and Band students that day. All teachers report at both buildings. Thank you.
Sub-state assignments for 1A have been posted. The Little River Boys will play at Dodge City at 6 pm on Friday, March 1st vs. South Gray. Brackets will be posted on website and can be found on the KSHSAA website.
Good luck today to the Redskins Boys' basketball team in the regional finals. Games are on as scheduled with the Girls Championship game at 3 pm with the Boys final to follow at 4:30 @ Little River High School.
Tonight we continue second round Boys regional basketball play at LRHS! St. John vs Central Christian (boys)...6:00pm Little River vs Stafford (boys)...7:30pm Hope you can make it out to cheer on our Redskins! (No passes / Adults $6 / Students $5)
***A.M. and P.M. PreK classes are welcome to attend Jump Rope for Heart tomorrow and participate. Both classes, please arrive to the gym by 12:50 p.m. (not to Windom). PreK parents may stay or pick up your child at 3:30 p.m. if they do not ride a bus or go to the daycare.
Jump Rope for Heart - Friday, Feb. 22 at the LRHS gym at 1 pm. We encourage students to wear RED! Students will be dismissed from LRHS gym and commons area at 3:30. Busses will run from Little River for all routes.
The Little River Learning Center/Daycare will be closed tomorrow, February 20th, due to the inclement weather.
Due to the road conditions Little River-Windom schools will be closed tomorrow, February 20th.
Please Mark Your Calendars: Date Change! The Winter Sports Banquet originally scheduled for Monday, March 18th will now be held on Thursday, March 21st at 6:30pm.
PreK Friday ***A.M. and P.M. PreK classes are welcome to attend Jump Rope for Heart and participate. Both classes, please arrive to the LR gym by 12:50 p.m. (not to Windom). PreK parents may stay or pick up your child at 3:30 p.m. if they do not ride a bus or go to the daycare.
Jump Rope for Heart - Friday, Feb. 22 at the LRHS gym at 1 pm. Parents/friends welcome Return packets - Wed. Feb. 20 Wear RED on Friday Students dismissed from LRHS gym at 3:30. Busses from LR
WES Calendar February 22 - Jumprope for Heart - 1:00 @ LRHS Gymnasium 28 - Lifetouch Class Pictures March 1 - Read Across America - Dr. Seuss's Birthday 5 - P/T Conferences - parent/teacher request 8 - No school 11-15 - Spring Break 26 - Dental Screenings
Due to the schedule change with regionals, pep Band needs to report at 5:30pm
Reminder: USD 444 Recreation Commission Kindergarten through 8th Grade Boys & Girls soccer forms are due TODAY, February 15th.
USD 444 Little River Calendar Change - Please note the USD 444 Board of Education's March 11th Board Meeting has been moved to March 18th at 7 p.m. at the District Office.
February 12 - Veterans recognition at HS basketball game 14 - PK Valentine Program - 6:30 18 - No school - Teacher Inservice 22 - Jumprope for Heart - 1:00 @ LRHS Gymnasium 28 - Lifetouch Class Pictures March 1 - Read Across America - Dr. Seuss's Birthday
Please make note the location of the USD 444 Board of Education's February 11th Board Meeting will be held at the Little River Jr./Sr. High School Commons Area rather than at the District Office beginning at 7 p.m.
Due to deteriorating weather, no school for Little River/Windom Thursday, February 7th. Be safe and stay warm.
Due to extreme cold temperatures and pending ice accumulations, Little River-Windom schools will run two hours late. No AM Preschool. I plan to reevaluate conditions in the morning and make a decision if further delay or cancellation is needed.
Due to icy conditions , USD 444 will be closed today Wednesday, February 6th. Please be careful.
Due to the weather ESU Music Day (the Jr. High Band trip) tomorrow has been cancelled. There won't be a make up day. We'll try again next year. Enjoy sleeping in!
Reminder: We are running meal balance reports. Please check your child’s balance. Thank you.
February 12 - Veterans recognition at HS basketball game 14 - PK Valentine Program - 6:30 18 - No school - Teacher Inservice 22 - Jumprope for Heart - 1:00 @ LRHS Gymnasium 28 - Lifetouch Class Pictures
HS Basketball today at Goessel. JV girls @ 430, JV boys & Varsity girls @ 600, Varsity boys @ 7:30...come support the Redskins!
The JH BB team travels to Wakefield for first round play in the WSL Tournament! Girls @ 4pm and Boys at 5:15. A Teams only. Hope you can make it to cheer on our “Junior Redskins”!!
February 4 - No school 5 - Mid-terms 12 - Veterans recognition at HS basketball game 14 - PK Valentine Program - 6:30 18 - No school - Teacher Inservice 22 - Jumprope for Heart - 1:00 @ LRHS Gymnasium 28 - Lifetouch Class Pictures --
Wednesday, Feb. 6th the Jr. High Band will be heading to Emporia for ESU Music Day. It's a fun day learning of in groups of just their instrument plus they get free lunch and a t-shirt! Students will need to be on the bus by 6:50 am and we will return around 4:30 pm that day.
The JH BB teams host Elyria this evening with C-Team Boys beginning at 3:30, followed by B-Girls, B-Boys, A-Girls, and A-Boys. Come out and cheer our Junior Redskins on!! Go SKINS!!
Tomorrow (Tues., Jan. 29th) the high school basketball teams host Herington! 4:00 JV girls 5:15 JV boys 6:30 V girls 7:45 V boys All games will be played consecutively, so times are approximate. Come out and cheer on our Redskins!!!
Our Lady Redskins play in the Hilltop Classic Tournament At Barton Community College this evening for 3rd place vs. Larned. Tip off is at 6:15. Go get ‘em Lady Skins!!!
Due to the icy conditions and the threat of more ice or snow later, all practices are CANCELLED for tonight, January 22nd.
The Hilltop Classic Tournament at Barton Community College begins today! Little River HS Girls basketball will compete against Ell-Saline at 6:15 in first round tournament play! Come out and cheer on our Lady Redskins!! (Tues., Thurs., & Fri. games are TBA)
January 29 - KS Day February 4 - No school 5 - Mid-terms 12 - Veterans recognition at HS basketball game 14 - PK Valentine Program - 6:30 18 - No school - Teacher Inservice 22 - Jumprope for Heart - 1:00 @ LRHS Gymnasium 28 - Lifetouch Class Pictures
Live Broadcast of the Burrton Basketball Tournament for this evening is on 94.7 KSKU. Redskins play at 4pm for 3rd place. Go Redskins!!!
WES Spelling Bee Results: 1st - Arika Feldman, 5th grade 2nd - Kie Ellis, 5th grade 3rd - Zaden Farmer, 6th grade 4th - Duncan Olander, 3rd grade 5th - Bryson VanEaton, 3rd grade Top four places will participate in the Rice County Spelling Bee in Chase on Saturday, January 26,
January 16 - WES Spelling Bee 2:00 p.m. (gr. 3-6) 17 - 6th Grade to Tabor College 29 - KS Day
Tonight the HS Boys' Basketball team travels to Burrton high school in tournament play vs. Goessel. Tip off is at 6pm. Thursday / Saturday game times are TBA. Hope you can make it to Burrton to cheer on our Redskins!
Due to weather, there will be no JH Basketball practice after school today.
Due to potential adverse weather conditions, the high school basketball games at Centre this evening are rescheduled to begin at 5pm. Games will begin at 5pm, Not 6pm.
Tonight the JH BB teams host Peabody! 4:30 B-boys half game followed immediately by... A-girls (approximately 5:15) A-boys (approximately 6:15) No C-games & only 1/2 of b-boys. Play tough Redskins!!! Hope to see you at LRJSH tonight!
Due to construction at LR Jr/Sr High School, students will be loading/unloading in the afternoon at the North Commons Area for the rest of this week.
There has been a recent time change to HS BB games in Canton-Galva. JV Girls and Boys will now begin at 4:30, NOT 4pm. Varsity games will follow. Please pass on. Goooo Redskins!!!!
This evening, the Little River High School Basketball teams travel to Canton-Galva with game times beginning at 4pm with JV Girls and JV Boys both in two different gyms - followed by V Girls and V Boys. Hope to see you there to cheer on our Redskins! Go get 'em Skins!!
The FB team congratulates Kody Hawkinson and Matt Dougherty for being selected to play in the KS 8 Man Football Association All-Star Game. Kody and Matt were selected as part of the Division 1 West squad. June 8th @ 1:30 pm in Beloit, Kansas. Congratulations on this achievement!
Tonight our Little River HS BB teams host Elyria Christian!! Games begin @ 4:00pm - JV girls followed immediately by JV boys (approx. 5:15) followed by Varsity Girls and Varsity boys. After Prom is hosting a free-will donation Potato Bar! Come hungry and cheer on our Redskins!
WES Calendar of Events January 14 - No School - Teacher Inservice 15 - 6th Grade to Wichita Symphony & Dyck Arboretum 16 - WES Spelling Bee 2:00 p.m. (gr. 3-6) 17 - 6th Grade to Tabor College 29 - KS Day
USD 444 Little River Board of Education will be having a special board meeting on Thursday, January 3, 2019, at 7 p.m. at the district office. The agenda item is Patron Insight.
Today our LR Basketball teams travel to Pratt Comm. College in play vs. Attica. Games will be at the Dennis Lesh Sports Arena. JV Girls @ 3pm, JB Boys @ 4:30pm, V.Girls @ 6pm, & V.Boys @ 7:30pm! Let's Go Skins!!! Livestream -http://www.gobeaversports.com/links/LiveBroadcasts
The USD 444 Little River-Windom Weight Room hours will change to 4:30 a.m. to 12:00 midnight beginning on Thursday, December 20th through January 2nd.
Today the High School Basketball teams travel to Peabody-Burns. JV Games begin at 5:45 followed by Varsity games. Hope you can make it to cheer on our teams! Go get 'em Redskins!
WES Calendar of Events Dec. 19 - Late Start - Full Day End of 9 weeks Dec. 20 - Jan. 2 - No school Jan. 3 - School Resumes 14 - No School - Teacher Inservice 15 - 6th to Wichita Symphony/Dyck Arboretum 16 - WES Spelling Bee 2:00 p.m. (gr. 3-6) 17 - 6th to Tabor College
Tonight is LRJSH Music's Winter Concert in the high school auditorium beginning at 6:30pm. Hope you can come celebrate the season with us.
Tonight is Homecoming! The HS basketball teams host Rural Vista with JV girls @ 4pm, (approx. times) 1/2 JV Boys game @ 5:15, Varsity Girls @ 6pm, Crowning Ceremony after Varsity Girls game, followed up with Varsity Boys. Hope to see you at the game, and let's GO REDSKINS!!!
Today our JH Basketball teams travel to Solomon. Games begin at 5pm with B teams in two gyms, followed by A Girls/C Boys, and A Boys/C girls. Go get 'em Redskins!!!
WES December 19 - Late Start - Full Day End of 9 weeks 20 - Jan. 2 - No school January 2 - Workday 3 - School Resumes
Today the High School Basketball teams host Moundridge with games beginning @ 4:00pm in this order: JV Girls, JV Boys, Varsity Girls, Varsity Boys. Come out and cheer on our Redskins!!!
Today our LR BB teams travel to Goessel for tournament play vs. Canton-Galva. Varsity Girls and JV Boys play at 4pm and Varsity Boys and JV Girls play at 5:30pm. Tomorrow's game is still TBA. Come out and cheer on the Redskins!!
Today the JH Basketball teams host Wakefield! The approximate schedule is: 4:00 B Girls, 5:00 B Boys, 6:00 A Girls, and 7:00 A Boys. Come out and cheer on our Redskins!!!
This is a reminder to check meal balances. If you would like balance notifications, you may set that up inside your PowerSchool parent account by going to notifications and selecting the frequency you would like to receive balance information. Thank you.
WES Calendar of Events December 6 - 1st Grade to LR 12:30-3:30 10 - 5:30 p.m. BOE mtg. @ Windom 10 - 7:00 p.m. Winter Concert 11 - RC Party 12:15-3:15 (lunch 11:05 and 11:35) 19 - End of 9 weeks 20 - Jan. 2 - No school January 3 - School Resumes
The High School Girls / Boys basketball teams host Lincoln this evening! Games will begin at 4:00pm with JV-girls, followed immediately by JV-boys (approx. 5:15), followed immediately by Varsity Girls (approx. 6:30), and Varsity Boys (approx. 7:45). Come cheer on the Redskins!
The winter adidas store items have arrived and are available for pick up at the district office if you ordered. Thanks for your support! Go Redskins.
A Lock Down Drill is occurring at Little River Junior Senior High School. This is only a drill and no threat has been observed at this time. Thank you.
The High School Scholar's Bowl team travels to Hesston today for Competition beginning at 4:30. Go Redskins!!
JH Boys and Girls Basketball today VS. Rural Vista @ Hope! C Teams begin at 5:30 with B and A teams to follow in double gyms. Go Skins!!!
JH Boys and Girls Basketball will be Thursday, Nov. 29th VS. Rural Vista at Hope Jr/Sr High School. (200 N. Poplar). Approximate game times are as follows: 5:30 c boys,6:00 b boys ,7:15 a boys / 5:30 c girls ,6:00 a girls ,7:15 b girls Goooo Redskins!!!!
Sorry for the texts, but the Booster Club Meeting has been postponed until further notice. Thanks for considering joining.
LRJSH Booster Club Meeting tonight at 7pm in the high school commons! We hope to see you there!
WES Calendar of Events December 10 - 5:30 p.m. BOE mtg. @ Windom 10 - 7:00 p.m. Winter Concert 19 - End of 9 weeks Dec. 20 - Jan. 2 - No school
Due to adverse weather conditions USD 444 will be closed Monday, November 26th. Thank you for your understanding as the safety of our students and staff is a priority.
On Tuesday, Nov. 27th, the JH Boys and Girls' basketball teams will host Moundridge! Please note the following game times. Go Skins!!! 3:30 C-girls 4:30 B-girls 5:30 B-boys 6:30 A-girls 7:30 A-boys Times are approximate.
Please note an error on the calendar: The High School Basketball game noted on Feb. 8th will be played at home in LR, NOT at Solomon.
Today the JH Boys and JH Girls Basketball teams travel to Elyria with C teams beginning at 3:00pm, followed by B, then A teams. Come out and cheer on the Redskins!!!
The Varsity Scholars Bowl team traveled to Lyons on Tuesday, Nov. 13. The team members are Zane Kratzer, Madison Loder, Michelle Loder, Hannah Herzog, and Gunner Bower. In their pool of 6 teams the had a 3 wins and 2 losses which did not allow them to move on to the Championship round. They did an outstanding job and the next meet will be Nov. 27 at Ellsworth. - Coach Cunningham
Reminder to parents of students that ride buses. If your child is not riding the bus in the morning, please contact the driver the night before or Nancy @ the high school (620-897-6201) in the morning anytime after 6:00 A.M. This allows us to avoid unnecessary stops.
Dr. Klein and Cassie Look joined Mrs. Gunther’s HOSA chapter to visit about careers and opportunities in the medical field. Thank you, Mr. Paden for being the model of a perfect patient. HOSA also hosted Greg Klein of Rice County EMS to organize EMS Ride-Alongs. We have some bright futures in the medical field with our community support!!! Thank you!!!
November 16 - 3rd Field Trip to Salina 19 - Mid-Term (grade reports print) 21-23 - Thanksgiving Break December 10 - 5:30 p.m. BOE mtg. @ Windom 10 - 7:00 p.m. Winter Concert 19 - End of 9 weeks Dec. 20 - Jan. 2 - No school
The USD 444 BOE set a special meeting date for Mon., Nov. 26th, at the district office, to begin at 6 p.m. The agenda items are: A. Facility Planning and B. Facility Considerations. Also, their Mon., Dec. 10th meeting will be held at Windom Elementary beginning at 5:30 p.m.
WES BOOK FAIR & OPEN HOUSE is still a GO! Free-Will Donation meal - (sloppy joes, chips, dessert) 5:00 - 6:30 and Open House/Book Fair will end at 7:00 PM. Be safe traveling!
REMINDER - WES BOOK FAIR & OPEN HOUSE Rain, snow, or shine!!!!! Thursday, November 8, 2018 - 5:00 p.m. Free-Will Donation meal (sloppy joes, chips, dessert) We will stop serving the meal at 6:30 p.m. and the Open House/Book Fair will end at 7:00 p.m.
November 7 - Veterans Day Assembly 8 - Open House/Book Fair 10 - Windom Lions Pancake Feed 12 - Picture Retakes 14 - 6th grade Symphony and Museum 15 - WES Thanksgiving Lunch 16 - 3rd Field Trip to Salina 19 - Mid-Term (grade reports print) 21-23 - Thanksgiving Break
Reminder - We are planning to walk for the parade in the morning. If inclement weather, we will walk in the gyms. LR students can arrive around 9:00 a.m. to the LR Commons. Windom in town students should be to WES by 8:40 to shuttle to LR. Parade start at HS at 9:10
Due to the rain, we will not be able to allow the general public to park on the track to watch tonight’s football game vs. Spearville. Thank you for your cooperation. Only exception is for team busses, ambulance, and handicap accessibility.
Tomorrow night (Thursday) our Varsity Football team hosts Spearville! Kickoff is at 7pm! Grab a blanket, umbrella (maybe), your appetite for the Booster Club Concession Stand, and come out to cheer on our boys!!! Gooooo Redskins!!!
Fall Sports Banquet Date Change!! The LRJSH Fall Sports Banquet has been moved to Nov. 7th since there are no activities scheduled on Wed., Nov. 7th. Please share and mark your calendars.
Junior High Boys Basketball practice begins today at LRHS! Practice will be today and tomorrow with no practice on Friday (no school day). All Junior High Girls and Boys will practice on Mon., Oct. 29th. After-practice bus this week runs at 6:05pm. Go Redskins!
Attn: A Lock Out Drill is being conducted at LRJSH this morning at 10:20am. This is only a drill. There is no threat, but staff and students are practicing procedures if there ever were a threat recognized outside the building. Staff / Students are aware this is only a drill.
WES Calendar Oct. 22/23 - PT Conferences 31 - Fall Festival Parade Nov. 6 - Election Day 7 - Veterans Day Assembly 8 - Open House/Book Fair 12 - Picture Retakes 15 - WES Thanksgiving Lunch 21-23 - Thanksgiving Break 21-31 - Red Ribbon and Bus Safety Week
Tonight the Varsity Football team travels to Moundridge - kickoff at 7pm!!! Come out and cheer on our boys!!! Go Skins!!!
Veterans Recognition Day 2018 WES will be honoring our Veterans on Wed., Nov. 7. ALL area Veterans and Legion/Auxiliary members are invited to join us for an assembly at 11:00 a.m. and lunch at 11:30 a.m. 620-489-6241 to leave your name by Wednesday, October 31, if possible.
Correction: OCT. 19th Trap Shooting @ 11am and no school for students. Pardon the typo.
There is an After Prom meeting on Thursday the 18th at 7:30 in the Library. All junior and senior parents should attend.
The Varsity Volleyball team travels to St. John today for Regional play! Game time for Redskins is approximately 5pm. Go Redskins!!!
IMPORTANT REMINDER: USD 444 Recreation Commission Pumpkin Carving and Basketball forms will be due on Thursday, October 18th, since there is NO school on Friday, October 19th. These forms may be turned in at either school office or at the district office.
Grab your jacket, gloves, blankets, and come out to cheer on the JV FB team at Canton-Galva in their final game of the season. Kickoff is at 6pm. GOOO Skins!!!
Today the JH Volleyball team travels to Peabody for WSL tournament play beginning at 3:00pm. Go Redskins!!!
WES Parents, Today or tomorrow your child will be bringing home a packet to participate in Schoolstore.com. Explanation of the program is in the packet and is voluntary.
WES Calendar Public Tuesday, October 16 - K-2 - Pumpkin Patch Thurs., Oct. 18 - 2nd grade Zoo Fri., Oct. 19 - Teacher Workday/Inservice Oct. 22/23 - PT Conferences (4-8 p.m.) Fri., Oct. 26 - No School Wed., Oct. 31 - Fall Festival Parade
Attn LRHS Trap Shooting Team - you will not be shooting today.
The Varsity Volleyball team is participating in tournament play at Canton-Galva today! They just defeated Canton-Galva, and will go on to play Goessel, Herington, Rural Vista, and Solomon. Remaining play is at 11am, 12pm, 2pm, and 3pm. Come cheer on the Reskins!!!
Tonight is Pink Out Night and Senior Parent Recognition with Varsity FB kickoff at 7pm vs. St. John!!! Senior athletes and parents will meet at 6:35 on the north side of the concession stand. Goooo Skins!!!!
USD 444 Little River is accepting applications for an Assistant Cook at their Little River Jr./Sr. High School. Applications are available at the USD 444 District Office, 455 W. Prairie Avenue, Little River, KS, or by calling 620-897-6325 during business hours.
Correction: C team HS Volleyball is at Inman this evening at 6, not at Lyons.
The LRHS Cross Country team travels to North Newton at Bethel College’s course just north of campus today. The meet begins at 4pm. Also, the HS C Volleyball team travels to Lyons today with their game beginning at 6pm. Gooo Skins!!!
Tonight the JH VB and FB teams host Canton-Galva! VB begins at 4:30. Let’s go ladies!! FB Kickoff is at 6pm. Both LR and Canton-Galva are undefeated in FB. The winner tonight will be the WSL Champion! Grab a blanket and come out to cheer on our Redskins!!
SENIOR PARENTS: Wed., Oct. 17th-Financial Aid Info. Night 6-7:30pm-Commons. BEFORE you attend please create a FAFSA account. your senior will need to create their own also. https://studentaid.ed.gov/sa/fafsa The accounts take a couple of days to process.
USD 444 is in session tomorrow with regular Late Start Wednesday schedule. Buses will run regular Wednesday time. If buses can not reach your home you will be notified in morning. Please communicate change of plans for busing to the high school office as always.
Due to flooding and safety concern of students Little River/Windom will NOT be running PM bus routes. Parents need to pick their child up from school. The shuttle route between schools will run as normal. After practice routes will NOT run. Call the school with questions.
The November 12th USD 444 Little River board meeting starting time has been changed from 7:00 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. This meeting is scheduled to be held at Windom Elementary School. Please mark your calendars accordingly.
Due to the excessive rain and projected forecast of more rain tonight USD 444 will start two hours late tomorrow October 9th. School will begin at 10:00 AM. Buses will run two hours late. School doors will open at 9:30 AM. No breakfast and NO Pre-K am. Be safe! Other updates will come at 8 AM if needed tomorrow.
All senior parents! After-Prom Bread orders are due this Thursday! They are due in the office. If you forget, please contact Jill Baldwin to get them picked up. Seniors need at least ten sales. Thank you!
Mark your calendars - A JV Football game has been rescheduled for next Monday, Oct. 15th @ Canton-Galva. Kickoff is at 6pm.
There was an error on the schedule! The Volleyball matches tomorrow (10/9) are at Moundridge, not Inman. JV plays at 4:00 @ Greer Gymnasium JV plays at 5:00 @ HS Varsity plays at 6:00 @ HS Varsity plays at 7:00 @ Greer Gymnasium
Windom School & Little River Jr./Sr. High School observe Anti-Bullying Week USD 444 Little River/Windom is joining schools across the state in observing Kansas Anti-Bullying Awareness Week from Oct. 8-14. This year’s theme is “Choose Respect.”
WES October Calendar Fire Prevention and Anti-Bullying Week 11 - 4th gr. Water Festival 12 - Inservice - No School 16 - K-2 - Pumpkin Patch 18 - 2nd gr. Zoo 19 - Inservice - No School 22/23 - PT Conf. (4-8 p.m.) 26 - No School 31 - Fall Festival Parade
Due to heavy rain, the JV Football game vs. Macksville has been canceled.
We took the H.E.A.R. pledge to stand up against bullying. Thank you SFC Villarreal and the Kansas National Guard.
Anti-Bullying Week (Oct. 8-12) A note is going home today with more explanation. Monday - “Sweats Day”. Tuesday “Blue Day”. Wednesday - “Team Sports Day”. Thursday - “Black & Red Day”.
Due to concerns of possible heavy rain, the start time of our Varsity FB game is being moved up to 5:30pm @ Macksville. The Varsity Football team will depart at 1:55pm today. Go get ‘em Skins!!!!
Today the JH VB and FB teams travel to Bennington with VB beginning at 4:30 and kickoff @ 6:00! Dress warm and bring a blanket!!! HS Cross Country travels to Burrton for their meet that begins at 4pm! GOOOO Skins!!!
Please allow this message to serve as a reminder to check meal balances for your student(s). Thank you.
Today the Lady Redskin Volleyball team travels to Herington for a quad beginning at 5pm with Canton-Galva, Centre, and Herington. Go get 'em ladies!!! Go SKINS!!!
Thursday, October 11 - 4th grade Water Festival Wednesday, October 10 - K-2 - Pumpkin Patch Friday, October 12 - ALL Staff Inservice - No School Friday, October 19 - Teacher Workday/Inservice Mon.Tues., October 22-23 - PT Conferences (4-8 p.m.) Friday, October 26 - No School
Looking forward to seeing parents and/or patrons tonight for our Redesign Visioning Session at Little River Attendance Center beginning at 6:30pm. There will be door prizes!! There is a LR Music Parent Meeting right before the session at 5:45pm in the music room! See you then!
Tonight the JV Football team travels to Pratt-Skyline! Kickoff is at 6pm! GOOO SKINS!!!
HOMECOMING DANCE TIME CHANGE 9-11:30 (volleyball tournament is behind schedule & running late). Thank you for helping to pass this on.
Tonight is Homecoming vs. Pratt-Skyline! Pep Rally downtown at 3:00pm. FFA Tailgate - free will donation at 5:30! Crowning ceremony begins at 6:30pm! Kickoff at 7:00pm. Grab a blanket, come eat, and come out to cheer on the Redskins!!!
Reminder - picture day is tomorrow! Also, WES students will be attending the Homecoming community pep rally in downtown Little River at 3:00 p.m.
To all the HS Choir Parents out there!! We will be having a trip meeting to get everybody on the same page and so you all can ask questions about the Orlando trip on Oct. 1st @ 5:45 pm in the LR Music Room. This is a little bit before the Innovation Night meeting and will be done before that meeting starts. See you there!!
Today our LRHS Cross Country Team travels to Berean Academy with the meet beginning at 4pm. Good Luck Runners!!!
Tonight the junior high volleyball and football teams travel to Moundridge. Volleyball begins at 4:30pm and football kickoff is at 6:00pm! Let’s GO Redskins!!!
WES Parents - Please view note with more details going home today. Pep Rally - Friday, Sept. 28 WES students will be attending the LRHS Homecoming Pep Rally on Friday, Sept. 28. We will leave WES at 2:40 p.m. The pep rally begins around 3:00 p.m. and is open to the public.
Be on the look out for our first edition of "The Tribe" in The Monitor this week. Kaylie Zimmerman has been working very hard on this project and I am so excited to share it with you all. There are two contributors with this edition- Zeke Zeller and Dani Gadberry. We will be posting a digital copy as well.
There will be NO Trap Shooting tonight. This week we will be shooting on Thursday the 27th, at 6. In addition, to help eliminate conflicts, we will now be shooting on Sundays at 4, which will start with this Sunday the 30th.
Trap Shooters: There will be no Trap Shooting tonight. This week we will be shooting on Thursday at 6. In addition, to help eliminate conflicts, we will now be shooting on Sundays at 4, which will start with this Sunday the 30th. If you have questions, please contact Mrs. Hildebrand or Eric Kratzer.
Today our Cross Country team travels to Lyons with their meet beginning at 4pm. The Lady Redskin VB team travels to Solomon for a modified quad beginning at 5pm. Good Luck and go get ‘em Redskins!!!
Windom School is looking to hire an assistant cook for 6 hrs./day. Little River High School is looking to hire a para educator for 6.5 hrs./day. Wages to be determined upon hiring. Please contact the district office for an application. Help spread the word!
WES Calendar of Events - Friday, September 21 - 5th Grade Field Trip to Wichita Friday, September 28 - Lifetouch Pictures Friday, September 28 - Pep Rally at LR Monday, October 1 - Children’s Theatre (Gr. K-2)
Tonight the JV Football team travels to Central Plains with kickoff at 6pm. Goooo Skins!!!
Varsity football hosts Central Plains this evening with kickoff at 7pm. Varsity Volleyball travels to Lyons Invitational Tournament and JV Volleyball travels to Inman Invitational Tournament on Saturday. Go Skins!!!
Tonight the Junior High Volleyball and Football teams host Goessel! Volleyball games begin at 4:30 beginning with A team, then B, then C team. Football kickoff is at 6pm. GO Redskins!!!
We are running meal balances tomorrow. This is a friendly reminder to check student meal balances. Thank you.
Tonight the Lady Redskins host Herington @ Home. Volleyball games begin at 5pm. Go Skins!!!
Junior parents: we are in need of help with the concession stand this evening for the HS Volleyball game. 4:30-7:00pm. Any assistance for any amount of time would be appreciated.
After Prom Parent Meeting - Media Center - Sept 20th at 7:30 pm. This will take about an hour.
This evening the JV Football team hosts Bennington. Kickoff is at 6pm. Go Skins!!
WES Calendar of Events - Friday, September 21 - 5th Grade Field Trip to Wichita Friday, September 28 - Lifetouch Pictures Friday, September 28 - Pep Rally at LR Monday, October 1 - Children’s Theatre (Gr. K-2)
This morning Sgt. Lee Kolbeck from the Dodge City Police Dept. will be presenting information on appropriate social media use. The assembly begins at 10:15am in the high school auditorium. Parents are welcome to join us. Grades 7-12. He will be addressing posts made with several different social media platforms and potential risks.
Reminder: Ag Greenhand students depart at 7am on Monday.
Juniors playing “Headbands” to help with Greek/Latin Roots.
Tonight the Little River Varsity Football team travels to Bennington. Kickoff is at 7pm! Good luck and GOOO Skins!!!!
REMINDER - Tomorrow, Friday, September 14th is the deadline for fall plant orders to be at WES. They must be received by 3:00 and include payment (any checks made out to USD 444). Order forms can be found on Facebook, at many local retailers, and all district buildings.
Today the Lady Redskin Volleyball team travels to Ellsworth. Games begin at 5pm. Go Skins!!!
Today our Cross Country team travels to Herington with the race beginning at 4pm. The JH volleyball and football teams host Herington today. Volleyball begins at 4:30 and kickoff is at 6pm. Go Skins!!!!
Trap Shooters: $30 Registration fee is due to Nancy in the main office by this Friday morning. Please be sure you are registered online. If you have questions, you may contact Mrs. Hildebrand.
WES Calendar of Events Monday, September 17 - Mid-Term Reports Friday, September 21 - 5th Grade Field Trip to Wichita Friday, September 28 - Lifetouch Pictures Friday, September 28 - Pep Rally at LR
Tonight our Lady Redskin Volleyball team hosts Rural Vista, Peabody-Burns, and Herington. Games begin at 4:00pm. Come out and support our Lady Redskins!
JV Football hosts Peabody this evening! Kickoff at 6pm. Gooooo Skins!!!
Attention to the those interested in Trap Shooting; be sure to register on the website by this Tuesday, the 11th. Thanks!! Mrs. H
Make sure to check out the Marching Band & Cheerleaders at the State Fair on Monday. We begin marching at the fairgrounds at 9:00 am and our Bretz & Young Arena performance is at 9:10 am. Bus leaves Little River at 8:00 am for students. See you there!!!
NO SCHOOL on Mon., Sept. 10. This is for the Band/Art trip to the State Fair. This is also Dollar Day at the Fair. Show your Dillons Card for $1 admission. Come out and see the artwork and marching band! Band marches @ 9am & Bretz & Young @ 9:10am. Map on LRJSH Facebook page.
Tonight the Varsity Football team travels to Peabody - kickoff is at 7pm. Tomorrow the Varsity Volleyball team travels to Centre for the invitational beginning at 9am. GOOO Skins!!!
REMINDER - Busses leave the commons parking in Little River promptly at 7:40 a.m. (8:40 a.m. on late start days). Drivers are not to stop for students/parents once the bus has started moving, including in the parking lot. Please plan to be on the bus by 7:40 a.m. Thanks.
The Little River Junior High volleyball teams and football team travels to Peabody today! Volleyball begins at 4:30 and kickoff for football is at 6pm! GO Skins!!!
2018 LRHS Youth Cheer Clinic! Practices: Mon., Sept. 17th & Wed., Sept. 19th - 6:30pm-7:30pm Performance is halftime of Sept 21 FB game $20 per child or $30 for 2 siblings (PreK-6) Permission slip is due to WES office by Fri., Sept. 7th - Bring payment to first practice @ LRHS gym Questions - Contact Becky Harris @ (620)727-2145
Due to rain, lightning, and thunder arriving within the last hour in the Canton-Galva area, the JV Football game was canceled. Due to very heavy rain in the Canton area, the call to cancel the JV FB game was made at 4:45pm. Please stay safe.
Thursday, September 6 - 4th Grade Conservation Day Monday, September 10 - No School Tuesday, September 11 - 4th Grade State Fair Field Trip Monday, September 17 - Mid-Term Reports Friday, September 21 - 5th Grade Field Trip to Wichita Friday, September 28 - Pep Rally at LR
Today our Lady Redskin Varsity team travels to Goessel for a triangular beginning at 5pm. The JV Football team travels to Canton-Galva with kickoff at 6pm. GOOO SKINS!!!
Tonight the Little River Redskin Varsity football team kicks off their season opener at 7pm at home vs. Canton-Galva! Go Skins!!!!
Preschool parents: Just a reminder that if your child has not received a developmental screening and you would like them to, please return forms to Mrs. Cunningham by September 6th. The screening will take place on September 19th.
Don't forget parents, the Jr/Sr High Band is marching in the Hoisington Labor Day Parade this upcoming Monday! The bus will be leaving at 8:30 am and we will return around 1:00 pm. We're excited and can't wait to show off our hard work so far!!
Correction: There was a schedule change and the first Junior High Volleyball match begins at 3:30pm today. Go Skins!
Junior High Volleyball and Football games are today at home vs. Rural Vista & Elyria will join the VB matches for a triangular! VB begins @ 3:30pm with the first Little River VB game beginning at 4:30. Football begins @ 6:00pm! Come cheer for our Junior High Redskins!!
Great job Lady Redskins as they complete their first quad of the season at home!! It was a fun night playing the very first game on our new gym floor!! Results are as follows: JV defeated Fairfield and fell to Udall. Varsity defeated ACCA & Fairfield, but fell to Udall.
TEACHER ASSISTANT / PART TIME ASSISTANT COOK More info: http://littleriverwindomks.apptegy.us/article/58947
Come out and cheer on the Lady Redskins at the volleyball Quad beginning at 3pm!! Thank you for all the response to support our team! We are ready!! Go Skins!!!
The WES Student Handbook for 2018-19 is now available on the USD 444 District website. The handbook may located by going to: http://littleriverwindomks.apptegy.us Menu Documents 2018-19 Folder Student Handbook
Tonight the Lady Redskins host their first Volleyball Quad of the season! Games begin at 3pm. If you would like to help our team by serving as a line judge, scorebook/libero tracker, or clock operator, please contact Mrs. Herbst at the high school. 897-6201. GO SKINS!!!
WES Parents, I am requesting that student absences and any daily bussing changes be reported to the office by phone. A note will be sent home about this topic with more detail and I have placed the information on our school Facebook page. Thanks. Mr. Paden
WES Calendar of Events Monday, September 3 - Labor Day - No School Thursday, September 6 - 4th Grade Conservation Day in Lyons Tuesday, September 11 - 4th Grade State Fair Field Trip
The FB/VB scrimmage is TODAY!! August 24th - not the 23rd as the message indicated last night!! Come support our Redskins!
The LRHS football scrimmage on Friday, Aug. 23rd will be held at the practice field located at the high school from 5:30-6:00 pm due to wet field conditions at the game field. Player intros will occur at 5:30 with the scrimmage to follow. Bring a lawn chair and hope to see you there.
On Friday, August 23rd, the LRHS Volleyball team is having an inner squad/alumni scrimmage at LRHS Gym. Inner squad begins at 4:30. Alumni at approx. 5pm. Let’s get ready for a great season!!!
Reminder that tomorrow is a “Red Week Wednesday” @ LRJSH. Classes begin at 9:10 with students attending hours 1-4 with lengthened classes. Students will also have a 50 minute “Flex” time.
Hello LR Music parents! Your students were handed a schedule of events for the year today in class to pass on to you. Just in case it didn't get to you, here are the tentative dates of events for the year. Please note some dates might vary since some events dates have not been officially announced yet.
WES Calendar of Events Thursday, August 23 - 6:00 p.m. - Parent Information Night (PIN); Band - 7:00 p.m. Thursday, August 23 - Summer Reading Party - 12:30 - 3:00 Thursday, September 6 - 4th Grade Conservation Day in Lyons Tuesday, September 11 - 4th Grade State Fair Field Trip
Parent Information Night Thursday, August 23rd. 6:00 - 6:25 p.m. 6:30 - 6:55 p.m. 7:00 - 7:25 p.m. All grade levels in respective classrooms ***6th grade parents - 7:00 p.m. in the band room w/ Mr. Reilly
This is a reminder to return your child's Summer Reading Log if you haven't already. Deadline for the return is Monday, August 20! Plans are in the works for a reward celebration for those who met their summer reading goal. Details to be announced SOON! ~Mrs. Library Porter
USD 444 Little River Calendar Change - On Monday, August 13th the BOE moved to change the October 11th Teacher Inservice day to October 12th. There will be No School for Grades Pre-K-12 on Friday, October 12th. Please mark your calendars to reflect this change.
Cross Country has been approved and adopted as a new fall sport at LRJSH beginning this year! Any student interested should contact Mr. Zimmerman as soon as possible. Parents/guardians with questions may also contact Mr. Zimmerman. Go Skins!!! Hope to see you tonight at the Fall Sports Meeting for parents! 6:30pm - LRJSH Auditorium
Thurs., Aug. 16th is open house at LRJSH for any parent/student wanting to meet the teachers. Mrs. Herbst and teachers will be available from 4pm-7pm for questions/introductions if you’d like to stop in. Meet & Greet, come and go as it fits your schedule. We are excited for a great school year! Thank you for sharing your children with us!
Fall Parents Sports Meeting is tonight at 6:30pm in the LRHS auditorium this evening. (Wed. Aug. 15th) Hope to see parents there. Student athletes are not required to attend.
Please note as it is not notated on the activity calendar - - Fall Homecoming is Sept. 28th vs. Pratt-Skyline!
Student athletes who have not viewed the concussion video may report to LRJSH main office on Mon., Aug. 13th @ 3pm to view the video prior to attending practice. Remember a signed physical form and concussion form must be on file before beginning practice. Go Skins!
Thank you for all who came out to band camp today. We got a ton learned. So much in fact we are cancelling tomorrows band camp! Those who couldn't make it, make sure to look at your music and contact Mr. Reilly if you need your school instrument practice. We will hit the ground running on the first day of school!!
PHLEBOTOMY STUDENTS: If you are planning on taking Phlebotomy you need to complete the enrollment process ASAP. Let me know if you have questions: email@example.com
HS Choir Boot Camp is happening now!!! All new and old members should make their way here. Mrs. Gilmore is here to work with us from Kansas City, MO. Lunch is also provide for you!
REMINDER: All Students wanting to Enroll in College Courses for the Fall 2018 Semester need to stop by between 9am-1pm on Monday, August 13th to finalize your enrollment.
Aug 5 at midnight the spirit items @ this link will close! Proceeds go back into our athletic fund. Feel free to share with family & friends! Thanks for your support! https://lrfvcc18.itemorder.com/
A paper calendar for the 2018-2019 school year will be made available for those that request one. To request one, please contact Marsha at the district office at 620-897-6325.
HS Football Practice schedule for the week of August 13th: Practice will begin the 13th with Monday, Tuesday, Thursday being 5:30-8:30, Wednesday and Friday 3:30-6:30. Go Skins!!!
Reminder: Enrollment for Little River and Windom is tomorrow, Thursday, August 2nd from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Order spirit items @ this link! Proceeds for Windom items go to our activity fund. Feel free to share with family & friends! STORE CLOSES AUG. 5!!! https://lrfvcc18.itemorder.com/
Order spirit items @ this link! Proceeds go back into our athletic fund. Feel free to share with family & friends! Thanks for your support! STORE CLOSES AUG 5 https://lrfvcc18.itemorder.com/
Reminder Enrollment for Windom and Little River is Thursday, August 2nd from 11am to 6 pm. Packets will be mailed home tomorrow. Bring enrollment packet completed on August 2nd.
Parents and Student Athletes - Students-prior to practice must have: 1. CurrentPhysical 2. View concussion video 3. Sign concussion video form Concussion videos presented: Aug 6 or Aug 8 @ 7pm
The August 13th board meeting beginning time has been changed to 6 p.m.
USD 444 2018-2019 Enrollment for Pre-K to 12th Grade will be held on August 2nd from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. at both Little River and Windom buildings. If you are unable to enroll your child(ren) during this time, please contact the school(s) to let them know.
We are really proud of our trap shooters for all of their hard work this season! Here are the scores for today's tournament. - Mr. Bailey, Mr. Buckman, and Mr. Kratzer. Tournament Scoring Summary Team: Little River High School Each Student shot 100 targets today Justin Allen JV 57 Trey Baldwin JV 74 Jace Garrison JV 79 Peyton Harvey JV 84 Kody Hawkinson JV 76 Hannah Herzog N 69 Zane Kratzer JV 86 Ethan Schafer V 83 Brayden Sears JV 81 Bryce Sears V 81 Graham Stephens V 80
Update on shooting times for State Trap Shooting : Our first shoot is at 10:50AM Our Second Shoot is at 11:25AM Our Third Shoot is at 12:00PM On field 2.1
The USD 444 Little River Board of Education meeting scheduled for Monday, July 9, 2018, has been moved to Monday, July 16, 2018, at the district office to begin at 7 a.m.
REMINDER: USD 444 Recreation Commission Swimming Lesson forms are due to the district office TODAY, June 8th. If you are in need of a form, it can be picked up at the district office.
The old gym floor is coming out! Last chance to get some high quality maple wood. Help support Little River athletic programs in the process. See order form https://goo.gl/forms/svzQUeCWU06Sz3Aj2
We are selling our old gym floor. It will be FIRST COME FIRST SERVE. If you want any special custom pieces, please call Brent Garrison at 620-897-6324. https://goo.gl/forms/svzQUeCWU06Sz3Aj2
National Police Week - Give our law enforcement officers a shout out! Thanks! This week marks National Police Week. This week and every week, we are grateful to Kansas police officers whose bravery and dedication to their community keeps us safe.
Wed., May 23, WES last day of school (NO LATE START) Dismissal at noon; lunch will be served to K-6th graders. Awards assembly at 8:20. Guests welcome to attend.
No late start schedule this Wednesday (23rd). Students begin at 8:10am. Students will be dismissed at noon. Teacher work day afternoon.
Junior High Recognition & 8th grade promotion is this evening in the LRHS gym at 7:00pm. Congratulations to our junior high students!!
Parents: Please ask your student to show their preliminary schedule for classes next year. Please know all enrollments are not final until parent signatures are secured. Thank you.
CORRECTION: MR. CORDELL'S RETIREMENT RECEPTION SCHEDULED FOR TODAY IS FROM 4:00PM-5:30PM. Please come to congratulate him on a successful career as mentor, teacher, coach, counselor, & friend.
Reminder that Mr. Cordell's retirement reception is from 4:30 to 6 pm in the commons area at Little River Jr/Sr High School tomorrow Wednesday, May 16th.
Good luck to the Redskins baseball team Wednesday. Redskins travel to Salina to play Sacred Heart @ 2 pm in Regional semi-final. Regional final is scheduled for 5 pm.
Senior Baccalaureate is tonight at First United Methodist Church at 7:00pm.
High School Awards Assembly is tomorrow, Thurs., May 10th @ 8:30am in the high school auditorium.
IMPORTANT! BACCALAUREATE - RESCHEDULED FOR TUESDAY, MAY 15TH AT 7:00PM @ FIRST UNITED METHODIST CHURCH (to facilitate BB & SB Regionals scheduled for May 14th and May 16th @ Sacred Heart, Salina.)
Thank YOU to our wonderful LR Booster Club! We appreciate the breakfast provided for Teacher Appreciation Week this morning! We are grateful for your support in our amazing community!!!! :)
Junior High WSL Track meet is at Goessel today! Good luck Redskins!!!!
Senior Parent Recognition is tonight at the home baseball/softball games. Recognition begins at approximately 5:00pm. We will recognize baseball, softball, track seniors & parents.
TOT tomorrow! 12:45-3:20 outside. Children wear comfortable clothes/tennis shoes. Sunblock would also be a good idea. Stations for participate and also some whole class activities. Parents are welcome.
Tournament of Tigers (TOT) will begin at 12:45 on Wed., May 9. Activities and various stations will take place on the soccer field east of the gym. Activities will end near dismissal at 3:30.
Teacher/Staff Appreciation Week.... This week we show appreciation to the great staff at WES. Students and parents are encourage to write a note to a teacher, staff member, or the staff as a group to say THANKS. A big thank you to our PAWS group for providing snacks yesterday and Sonic Drinks today! The WES staff appreciates your thoughtfulness.
Today we recognized Mr. Cordell who has been the pillar of our school for many years. He has been a teacher, coach, confidant, advisor, and very dear friend to many. He has guided many lives with his wisdom and caring nature. It is bittersweet we congratulate him on his retirement after 40 years of service. He will be missed, but we are quite certain we will still see him around. Thank you, Mr. Cordell, for blessing our school and community with many years of service.
Don't forget about the Fine Arts Night tonight!! Beginning at 6 pm community members will be welcome to walk around and look at all the art and projects being presented. Solos will also be performing for you while you enjoy the hard work the students did this year. Then, at 6:30 pm, the music concert will start and awards will be handed out throughout the program including a giant check with the grand total raised from our mattress fundraiser!
As we pre-enroll students at LRJSH, we will send home a pre-enrollment schedule for parents to sign. A signature by parents/guardians will be required for confirmation of preliminary schedules. We are pre-enrolling through next week, but expect for your student(s) to have a form to sign by no later than May 15.
Attn LRJSH Parents: A copy of our "Enrollment Information Guide" and preliminary master schedule for 2018-2019 is posted inside the "Documents" section of website/app. Please review w/your student.
Attn LRJSH Parents: A copy of our "Enrollment Information Guide" and preliminary master schedule for 2018-2019 is posted inside the "Documents" section of website/app. Please review w/your student.
All USD #444 Athletics practices are canceled this evening due to anticipated severe weather. Stay safe.
Juniors, who were planning on staying for the Plan Management Work night...I decided to cancel tonight due to inclement weather. I still plan on next Wednesday the 9th, and the following Wednesday the 16th.
May 3 - DARE Graduation @ LR @ 1:30 p.m. 4 - 3rd Gr. Trip 9 - Tournament of Tigers 11- No School 16 - RC Party 18 - 1st Gr. Trip 22 - 4th Grade Fishing
The baseball/softball games scheduled for this Friday, May 4th will be played @ Ell-Saline, NOT at home. There was an error on the district calendar. Games begin at 3pm. Goooo Skins!!!
The High School Track team will travel to Lyons for competition on Tues., May 1st. The meet begins at 3:30pm. Gooo REDSKINS!!!
On Tuesday, May 1st, we will host Moundridge at home for baseball and softball beginning at 3pm. Go SKINS!!!
This afternoon LRJSH practiced a Lock Down Drill. It was a practice drill only. Staff and students carried out our practice procedures effectively. Have a good weekend! Thank you Chief Johanning.
Thank you Mr. Deal for sharing this message with their students. It looks great! Be the nice kid!
FFA Appreciation Potluck is Friday, April 27th @ 7:00pm in the LRHS Commons! Thank you to all who have supported FFA!!
Junior High Track Meet at Lyons - Beginning at 1:00pm. GO SKINS!!!
TIME CHANGE! The Junior High Track Meet originally scheduled for 4pm this Thursday (4/26/18) in Lyons has been moved up to a start time of 1:00pm.
CHANGE IN SCHEDULE: Mon., May 7th is the Fine Arts Festival @ 6pm. The change facilitates our Music Concert. The HS Awards is moved to Thurs., May 10th @ 8:30am to facilitate the music program.
Reminder: DARE Parent Information Night is tomorrow at 5pm @ LRHS Auditorium. The letter sent home states an incorrect time. It will begin at 5pm. Hope to see you there! (Open to parents of all grades)
There will be no junior high track practice today. (Friday, April 20th)
Please mark your calendars for the LRHS Fine Arts Festival Monday, May 7th @ 6:00pm! LRHS Awards Assembly will be Thurs., May 10th @ 8:30am in the auditorium.
April 20th @ 3pm! Little River Baseball hosts Ellinwood & Softball hosts Ellsworth @ Home! GOOO SKINS!!!
Please mark your calendars for Monday, April 23rd! Two very important events are happening at LRJSH! 5:00pm - DARE Parent Information-LRHS Auditorium 6:30pm - Academic Banquet in the LRHS Commons
The Community Service Day planned for this Sat. to clean up the sports complex has been moved to May 5th due to potential rain. Hope to see everyone on May 5th, & hope to see rain this weekend! ;-)
Little River Music is hosting a Mattress/Pillow/Sheet sale Sun., Apr. 15th in the LRHS gym from 10am-5pm. Proceeds benefit Little River Music and a planned trip to perform @ Walt Disney World!
Sterling HS will present about suicide awareness on 4/16/18 @ 2:30pm to grades (9-12). If you would like your student to opt out, please contact the high school office on Monday. (620)897-6201
WES Calendar of Events April 20 - WES Plant Sale 21 - WES Plant Sale 21 - Shrine Circus - 5th grade 26 - WES Spring Concert 27 - Grandparents' Day May 9 - Tournament of Tigers 11- No School
There will be no junior high track practice after school today.
Reminder from USD 444 Recreation Commission: Track and Field Day deadline is April 18th. T-ball, softball, and baseball forms deadline is April 25th.
SUNDAY!!! It's time for our 1st Mattress Fundraiser and we are needing some volunteers for the day. We would like at least 9 students and 3 adults to help in 2 hour shifts. Sign up at this link and help the day be a huge success!!! http://www.signupgenius.com/go/30e0549a8a822a3fa7-mattress1
The Little River High school track team has officially started the 2018 season. After speaking with head coach, Betsy Lafferty, she explains, “practice has been going well and I am confident in the team’s ability to do well this season.” On Thursday, April 5th they had their first track meet, and they did well, with some members of the team placing in their events. Mrs. Lafferty states that, “They will be changing up some things, and will surely work hard to achieve what they want as a team in track.” Gunner Bower- 21st Century Journalism
HUTCH HOSPITAL ACADEMY Three LRHS students, Zeke Zeller, Kylie Eller, and Gunner Bower, have recently had the opportunity to apply for the Hutchinson Hospital Academy Internship. This 8 week program will give students the opportunity to study and shadow different professions throughout the hospital. This enriching experience will also allow the kids to decide if the medical profession is something that they might be interested in pursuing as a career. This summer is certainly going to be an exciting one for everyone involved! -Zeke Zeller 21st Century Journalism
There will be no softball practice today after school.
There will be no junior high track practice after school today.
The baseball/softball games scheduled for today @ Canton-Galva have been postponed until next Thursday, April 12th.
The Baseball and Softball game originally scheduled for Canton-Galva on Friday, April 6th is now back on schedule for 4:30pm, weather permitting. We will keep you updated.
SENIOR PICTURES NEEDED ASAP: The Yearbook Staff & Newspapers need SENIOR PICTURES for graduation. The Yearbook staff will pass on pictures they have. Contact Mrs. Wohletz if you have any questions.
Baseball over Ellis 16 to 1! Baseball Over Lincoln 8 to 1! Softball won both games! 23 to 9 over Lincoln! 11-7 Over Ellis!! Great job, Redskins!!!
Baseball over Ellis 16 to 1! Baseball Over Lincoln 8 to 1! Softball won both games! 23 to 9 over Lincoln! Great job, Redskins!!!
High School Track at Hillsboro today has been postponed until April 30th @ 4:30pm. Baseball/Softball scheduled on Apr. 6th @ Canton-Galva has been canceled and is pending reschedule.
During advisory period, Mrs. Bookless’s 8th graders divided into teams for a lesson in Teamwork. They had to stack cups into pyramids only touching their string that was tied to a rubber band. After they stacked them, they talked about what went right and wrong, their frustration levels and how they dealt with that, skills that are needed to be good at teamwork, and how we can use this lesson in situations outside the classroom.
Parents, we are running meal balance reports. Please allow this message to serve as a reminder to check meal balances.
Mark your calendars: DARE Graduation is May 3rd @ 1:30pm in the Little River Jr. Sr. High School Auditorium for grades 6 and 8.
Reminder: No school for students on Friday, March 30 and No School for students on Monday, April 2.
Students in Mrs. Hull’s class are completing Project-Based Learning badges. Mrs. Hull has encouraged her students to select Boy/Girl scout badges based upon student interests to pursue learning they are passionate about. Mrs. Hull reaches out to professionals in the community to come speak with students. Today, Mrs. Patty Myers is speaking to students about dog breeding and veterinary topics.
PRE-K ROUND-UP Tuesday, April 10 7:00 p.m. at WES If you have a child that will be 4 years old by Aug. 31, 2018, please plan to attend the round-up. If you have questions, call WES 620-489-6241
Prom RSVP's and PAYMENTS are DUE THIS THURSDAY, March 29th by 3:35. Your student will be receiving a slip today reminding them how much they owe.
March 29 - Dental Screenings 29-4/5/6 field trip 30-No School April 2-No School 3-2nd grade Ag Day 20/21 - WES Plant Sale 21-Shrine Circus - 5th grade 26-WES Concert 27-Grandparents' Day
LRHS Student Results for Rice County Art Exhibit: Gold Medalists- Morgan Konen Greenleigh Sieler Mahayla Harris Shannon Hudson Blue Ribbon- Mahayla Harris Morgan Konen Merit Awards- Morgan Konen Gracie Richardson Madalynn Ribordy Best of Show- Mahayla Harris
FFA students will attend Leader Lab Friday and Saturday March 15-16th. Leader Lab is a leadership training program for FFA officers. This training will provide opportunities for our local officers to network with other FFA officers from around the state and grow as leaders.
Thanks to everyone who came to the meeting last night! We already raised over $150 just for you attending the meeting last night! Visit http://bit.ly/2GXarhP for more info on the event.
Thank you to parents who attended “Parent Night” last night! 3rd Quarter Honor Roll will be announced tomorrow. 3rd Quarter Grade Cards for Little River Junior Senior High School will be mailed out tomorrow (Wed. March 14)
Tonight! 4:00-5:30 LRJSH Open for Conferences as needed 5:00 - LRJSH Music Meeting 5:30 - Cookies and Coffee @ LRJSH Commons (Social) 6:00pm - Dr. Wyckoff presentation to parents @ LRJSH Auditorium
March 9 - No School for Students - ½ Day Teacher Workday 12 - PT Conferences - 4:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. 16 - WES Carnival (5:30-8:30) @ LRHS Gymnasium 19-23 Spring Break 29 - Dental Screenings
Check the news section of our website for more information on Parent Night (March 12th). A letter with details is coming in the mail.
Reminder BLOOD DRIVE is THIS THURSDAY! Please message Mrs. Wohletz if you need reminded of your time. If you want to speed up the check-in process you may use Rapid Pass...reminder it can only be done the day of the drive. THANK YOU to all donors!!! https://m.redcrossblood.org/rapidpass
HOSA Spring Leadership Conference 2018 This past Monday our Little River High School HOSA team left for Pittsburg, Kansas to compete in several different events at the Spring Leadership Conference. This was our first year getting to compete in the Leadership Conference and we had a great time. This club is led by Karen Gunther. Mrs. Gunther is teaching science classes and this is her first year with us here at LRHS. The competition was a great learning experience for the students, they listened to guest speakers, attended a career fair and participated in skills based competitions. Walking away from our first competition with a few people placing, Gunner Bower, Harley Grow ,and Evan Johanning placed third in the Debate and Evan Johanning and Gunner Bower placed second in EMT; Jennifer Crotinger placing third in both Nursing Assistant and Job -Seeking Skills. In addition, Mrs. Gunther was recognized as a New HOSA Chapter Advisor for 2018. -Jennifer Crotinger, Senior at LRHS
Hey Little River Music Parents!! There will be a music parent meeting March 12th in the LR Music Room from 5-5:30 pm about a fundraising project we are planning. For every parent that comes to this meeting $5 will be donated to the music program!! This includes all band and choir parents from 6-12th grade!
After Azim’s Trip (A Follow Up) On February 10th Azim Bazarov left for Houston; it was his first stop on his day trip to Washington. Azim said that he thought it was really interesting how Washington was focused around “European architecture” and how drastically different it was from a small town in Kansas being more of an “official” city. People running around in suits and politicians were at every turn. He made the remark that, “It didn’t look like a typical American city.” He visited several different landmarks while in Washington such as presidential memorials, the White House, and the Smithsonian Museum, just to name a few. All in all Azim thought that Washington was “Pretty Awesome.” Azim also met with other students from the foreign exchange program along with a few diplomats. He said that he really enjoyed speaking with other students and adults about politics in both America and other countries. “It was really interesting to hear their opinions.” He mentioned that “Everyone was really nice and more than happy to answer questions.” He said that the difference between our cultures was very stark but it was interesting to see how diverse everyone on the trip was and how cultures mix and how it doesn’t matter who you are. -Zeke Zeller, Junior at LRHS
On Friday, February 16th, the Video Broadcasting and 21st Journalism classes went to Topeka to participate in Mass Media day at Washburn University. While there, the students learned about what the University had to offer and a small experience about how classes worked and what their programs were like. They received free lunch and got to see most of the campus. Even though they had to wake up at 5 a.m it was an enjoyable experience for all of them. -Gunner Bower-
Congratulations to our Lady Redskins as they defeated Lakeside-Downs in the second round of substate play!!! We are headed to the Championship game tomorrow night at 6pm - Sylvan Grove High School. Way to play tough girls!!!! 🎉👍🏼
Congratulations to the Boys Varsity Basketball team on their win tonight in the second round of sub-state play! We are headed to the Championship game on Saturday @ 7:30pm!!! Gooo Skins!!!!!
JH Quiz Bowl competed on Monday which hosted 7 teams. The 7th grade team placed third. The 8th grade team also went 4-2. Great job! A HUGE thank you to those who came to support the Redskins!
The Varsity Boys travel to Sylvan Grove today to take on Makato-Rock Hills @ 6pm for the second round of substate play. Goooo Skins!!!
Girls Varsity Basketball defeats Rock Hill in first round of substate! Girls will play in second round on Friday at Sylvan Grove. Go Skins!!!!
Boys varsity basketball wins big at Sylvan Grove in the first round of substate play! Boys will play in Sylvan Grove for the second round this Thursday at 6pm! Go Skins!!! Way to go!!
Tonight, our Little River Boys Varsity Basketball team travels to Sylvan Grove vs. Thunder Ridge for the KSHSAA 1-A DI Sub-State Basketball Tournament! Tip-off @ 6pm! Our Lady Redskins will travel to the same location tomorrow (Tuesday) vs. Rock Hills w/Tip-off @ 6pm as well. Goooo Skins!!! Sylvan-Lucas Unified High School 504 W. 4th Sylvan Grove, KS
Feb. 28 - Class Pictures March 2 - Dr. Seuss Birthday 9 - No School 12 - PT Conf. 4-7:30 p.m. 16 - WES Carnival (5:30-8:30) 19-23 Spring Break 29 - Dental Screenings 30 - No School - Good Friday
The high school basketball games @ Canton-Galva have been rescheduled. Games will be played today beginning at 4:30pm with 1/2 game for JV Girls, JV Boys, then Varsity games. Go Skins!!
WES Dismissal TODAY... Jump Rope for Heart begins today at LRHS at 1:00. Students and all busses will dismiss from LRHS at approximately 3:30 p.m.
Due to road conditions Little River/Windom schools will start one hour late tomorrow, Friday, February 23rd. Buses will run one hour late. Be careful and drive safely. Classes start at 9:10 A.M.
Basketball games @ Canton-Galva have been rescheduled for Friday evening. Good luck Redskins!
Due to icy conditions and possibility for more precipitation later, Little River/Windom will not have school Thursday, February 22nd. No school or evening activities today. Be safe!
Little River/Windom schools will have a two hour late start tomorrow morning Thursday, February 22nd, due to slick road conditions. No AM Preschool. All bus routes will run 2 hours late.
Shacks on Walden pond. Students must include what they believe is important.
More shacks on Walden Pond. #transcendentalism #americanliterature #whatsimportant
We have started a new class here at Little River High School, called 21st Century Journalism. This class will cover an overview of the field of journalism and mass communication. Students will learn to be consumers of media, to understand newsgathering and production, as well as explore the role of media in the communications industry. We will practice basic news writing, reporting, editing, and discussion of legal and ethical issues. Throughout the semester students will be creating posts regarding activities here at LRHS as well as covering topics they are passionate about. Here are our students writers: Jennifer Crotinger (12th Grade), Baylee Holloway (12th Grade), Ezekiel Zeller (11th Grade), Sammii Weaver (11th Grade), and Gunner Bower (10th Grade).
(Rescheduled) HS BB games will be played at Canton-Galva on Thursday, Feb. 22nd beginning at 4:30. We will begin with a ½ JV girls game, followed by JV boys, then varsity games. Gooooo Skins!!!!
The high school basketball games scheduled for Canton-Galva tonight have been postponed. We will provide an update when we confirm the rescheduled date/times.
Little River/Windom schools will run a 2 hour late start this morning Tuesday, February 20, 2018 due to slick road conditions. No AM Preschool and No Breakfast will be served. All bus routes will run 2 hours late.
2018 Winter Homecoming! The Little River teams played tough, but fell to Inman. We are proud of all of you! Loyal and True! Congratulations to Melanie Renken who was crowned Homecoming Queen and Levi Swenson who was crowned Homecoming King! Thank you to all parents and community members for your support! It was a privilege to honor our senior parents!
On Wednesday January 31st it was the 100th day of school for Windom Elementary. Students who are enrolled in the Teaching Pathway Class developed lesson plans and activities to help Prek-2nd grade classes to celebrate. Kylie Eller and Baylee Holloway were in charge of designing activities for the 1st grade and 2nd grade. The activities included, popping 100 balloons with each class (they had a blast even though it was very noisy) and a scavenger hunt after lunch. For the scavenger hunt Baylee and Kylie hid 100 kisses that were numbered and the classes had to find them together. To prepare for the day, we sent home little baggies with student names on it and they had to fill it with 100 things and bring back the filled bags to share with classmates. Overall the day was very successful and it was fun to get to lead the class for the day. Baylee Holloway, Senior Little River High School
The JV Boys basketball travels to Lyons today to complete tournament play. They will begin at 5:30. Go Skins!
The JV Boys basketball travels to Lyons to complete tournament play. They will begin at 5:30. Go Skins!
Today our junior high quiz bowl team travels to Hope! They will depart at 2:00. Good luck!
Friday, Feb. 9th, our high school basketball teams travel to Rural Vista. Games will begin at 4:30 with a half JV Girls game, JV Boys, Varsity Girls, then Varsity Boys. GOOO SKINS!!!
High school girls and boys defeat Solomon!! Great job, Redskins!!
The Little River Redskin High School basketball teams travel to Solomon today to, "Cage the Gorillas!!" Games begin at 4:30pm. GOOO SKINS!!!
Soccer sign up forms for the Recreation Commission for K-8th grade were sent home last week with students. Due to all the sickness and absenteeism please make sure your child got home with a form. If not have your child get a form at the Windom Elementary Office. Deadline for the sign up is February 19th.
The HS Scholars Bowl competed @ Regionals. (Harley Grow, Hannah Herzog, Madison Loder, Michelle Loder, and Zane Kratzer) 5-4 w/close rounds. Thanks to families who came to show support!
Redskin Cheer Clinic tonight with our future Redskin cheerleaders! Nice job, Coach Harris, Matlyn, and HS cheerleaders! 📣
Little River swept Wakefield this evening. Well done, Redskins!
We host Wakefield tonight for HS hoops beginning @ 4:00-1/2 JV girls, JV Boys, Varsity Girls, & Varsity Boys. Veteran's Valentine's & Cheer Clinic tonight! Exciting night in Little River! GO Skins!
Congratulations to our Little River Junior High basketball teams at the WSL tournament! Girls defeated Canton-Galva (26-14) and will play at 1:00pm Saturday! Boys defeat Solomon (39-27) and play at 2:15pm Saturday!!! Way to go, Skins!!!
SHARE-Veterans..(change - 7:00 p.m. below!) Recognition of VETERANS at LRHS BB Game – Feb. 2 Veterans recognized BETWEEN the games (at about 7:00 p.m.). Veterans - free admittance to games.
EVENT to SUPPORT WES 10% of profits from LR United Methodist Men's Annual Pancake Feed will be given to PAWS to help with our school carnival. Serving: 11:00-1:00 PM & 5:00-7:00 PM on Sat. Feb. 10
WSL JUNIOR HIGH LEAGUE BASKETBALL TOURNEY FEBRUARY 1st AND FEBRUARY 3rd Game times for Thursday: 4:00 Girls vs. Canton-Galva(Middle School Gym) 5:15 Boys vs. Solomon(High School Gym)
Redskin High School Basketball teams host Goessel this evening at home in our LR gym! The girls JV team 1/2 game at 4pm, followed byJV boys, then varsity girls, then varsity boys. GO REDSKINS!
WES Parents - Reminder... when reporting a sick child or changes in bussing plans, the best option is to call the office directly. We can not guarantee that e-mails and texts will be viewed.
The high school games scheduled for Home vs. Goessel tomorrow (Tues., Jan. 30th) will be played in the Little River gymnasium. We are back up and running!!!
The JH basketball teams will be dismissed at 1:40 on Monday. Games will begin in Elyria at 3:00 with a half C girls game, followed by half C boys game, then full A and B games. Go Skins!!!
Reminder: State law requires students remain home until temperature has been normal for 24 hours, without fever reducing medication, before returning to school or attending a district activity.
Lady Redskins play for 3rd place in the Hilltop Hoops Classic tournament tomorrow (Friday) at 6:15pm at Barton Community College. Go Skins!
Junior High Basketball teams travel to Canton-Galva today with games beginning at 4:00 (B Girls, B Boys, A Girls, A Boys). High School Lady Redskins travel to Barton Community College today for the 2nd Round in the Hilltop Hoops Classic with tip off at 6:15pm! Go Get 'Em Redskins!!!
I shared with students today a short video clip from one of our bus cameras to show them how clear the video is and to remind of our bus rules. I hope you will talk with your child about their ride.
Junior high basketball teams sweep Peabody tonight! Well done, Redskins!
Basketball practice schedule for the week is pisted on the Little River Junior Senior High facebook page. Give us a “like” and rate us!
Varsity Girls defeat Ell-Saline in the first round of the Hilltop Hoops Classic!! 48-39! The girls will play Thursday at 6:15 in the second round. Way to go, Lady Redskins!!!
Junior High Basketball games are still on beginning at 4:30pm with B Boys, A Girls, then A Boys @ Windom Elementary School. Go Skins!
Lady Redskins play at the Hilltop Classic vs. Ell-Saline. Live on 100.3 KNZS, the Ad Astra Radio App on your smart phone or tablet or go to www.adastraradio.com. Live @ 6pm w/ tipoff at 6:15PM.
Due to winter weather, the quiz bowl at Central Plains this evening has been canceled.
A pep bus will go to the Championship game @ Burrton, Sat., Jan. 20 Game: 7:30pm. Depart at 6:00pm. Students bring $ for admission/concessions. Loyal & True! Thank you Mr. Cordell and Mr. Trapp!
Varsity Scholar's Bowl scheduled for Saturday, January 20th has been canceled.
HS Boys Basketball defeated Burrton this evening in the Burrton tournament! Our Redskins will play in the championship game on Saturday at 7:30pm! Way to play tough, Redskins!!!
Junior High basketball teams sweep Herington! Way to play, Redskins!
HS Boys Basketball team defeated Goessel this evening, and will play tomorrow at 7:30pm at Burrton. Way to go, Redskins!!!!
The HS Boys basketball team will play Goessel tonight at 6:00pm in Burrton for the Burrton Invitational Tournament. Gooo Redskins!!! (This is the rescheduled game from yesterday.)
Due to electrical maintenance in the LRHS gym, we will be hosting JHI basketball tomorrow at Windom. 1/18/18 Games will begin at 3:30-c-girls (half), c-boys (half), b-girls, b-boys, a-girls, a-boys
USD 444 will run its normal late start schedule for tomorrow, Wednesday January 17th. Dress warm!
There will be NO basketball practice for the JH Boys and Girls, Tuesday, Jan. 16.
Message for USD 444 Superintendent of Schools: Due to road conditions and predicted extreme wind chill factor school will be cancelled for Tuesday, January 16th.
The JH BB games vs. Peabody @ home are now scheduled for next Monday, January 22. Games will begin at 4:30 with b-boys, then a-girls, and a-boys.
Today's Jr. High games vs. Peabody have been postponed. No games and no practice today.
The LRHS Prom 2018 will be on Apr. 14th. More details to come, but the date is a change from the originally scheduled date on the school calendar. Mark your calendars for Prom, April 14, 2018!
Clarification on JH BB practice and games: practice for both girls and boys will be at LR. After practice bus will run at 5:30 this evening. Game vs. Peabody will be Jan. 15 @ 4:30 @ home.
JH BB schedule is as follows for today, Fri., Jan. 12th: JH Girls @ WES until 5:15pm JH Boys @ LR until 5:30pm After practice bus will run at 5:30pm JH BB will host Peabody - Jan. 15th at 4:30pm
WINDOM SCHOOL SPELLING BEE WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 17, 2018 at 2:00 p.m. WES Gym A note is going home today with participants. The top four compete in Rice County Bee Sat., Jan. 27, 9:00 at Sterling.
A friendly reminder to check your student meal balances. We are running the balances today. Thank you.
The high school scholar's bowl competition scheduled for this evening in Central Plains has not been rescheduled at this time.
The JH BB games scheduled for today have been rescheduled. We will host Peabody @ home beginning at 4:30pm on Monday, January 15th. We will begin with B Boys, followed by A Girls, then A Boys game.
Due to the weather conditions USD 444 will be closed today, Thursday, January 11th. No School for students and all activities are postponed for today. Be safe!
Message from the Superintendent of Schools. Due to projected inclement weather tomorrow morning, school will start two hours late. Buses will run two hours late. There will be NO AM preschool.
JH BB Change for 1/11/18 game vs. Peabody @ home: Now @ 5:00pm Peabody is unable to play B Girls. Games will now start at 5 pm and follow in this order B Boys A Girls A Boys GO REDSKINS!!
Good Luck to the High School Scholar's Bowl team at Centre this evening! Goooo Skins!!!
Tomorrow, Tuesday, Jan. 9th, the high school basketball teams will host Centre at 4:30pm beginning with JV boys, followed by Varsity girls, and then Varsity boys. There will not be a JV girls game.
This Thursday we will be hosting Peabody for Junior High basketball. Games will begin at 4:30 (please note the later start time!) with a B-girls half game...B-boys full game...A-girls game...A-boys game.
WES Events January 15 - Teacher Inservice 17 - 2:00 - WES Spelling Bee - Grades 3-6 24 - 6th Symphony Trip - Wichita 27 - 9:00 a.m. - Rice County Spelling Bee - Sterling 29 - Kansas Day
We will host Canton-Galva at home for high school BB tomorrow, Friday, January 5th beginning at 4:00pm. JH Girls BB will practice at WES. After practice busses will run at 5:30pm. Go Redskins!
(Jan. 5) Friday morning practice this week for JH Boys Basketball has been canceled.
ALL Veterans (including active) are encouraged to LRHS basketball game on Fri., Feb. 2 vs. Wakefield. Veterans will be recognized at halftime of the varsity boys game. Veterans - free admittance.
JH BB Weekly Schedule Tuesday, Jan. 2 3-5 pm - JH Girls @ Windom 3-5 pm - JH Boys @ LRHS Wednesday, Jan. 3 3:45-5:45 - JH Girls @ Windom 6:15-7:45 AM - JH Boys @ LRHS Thursday, Jan. 4 @ Goessel 4:30 - B Girls in JH Gym 4:30 - B Boys in HS Gym 5:30 - A Girls in JH Gym 5:30 - C Boys in HS Gym 6:30 - A Boys in JH Gym 6:30 - C Girls in HS Gym Friday, Jan. 5 (Home HS BB Game) 3:45-5:30 - JH Girls @ Windom 6:15-7:45 AM - JH Boys @ LRHS
REMINDER: Tomorrow, Wednesday, January 3, 2018, School Resumes. It will be a late start day for all students. Happy New Year!
High school boys basketball practice is canceled today.
Students will be dismissed at noon today. High school students choosing not to eat lunch at school, and who have completed their final exams, will be dismissed at 11:25 today.
Attn Parents and Students: There will be no late start for students this Wednesday. Start time is 8:10 (regular time). Noon dismissal for students.
Schedule for the high school basketball games at Elyria on Dec. 19th (Tuesday): 4:00 JV Girls - ½ Game (2 - 8 minute quarters) 5:00 JV Boys (6 min quarters) 6:00 Varsity Girls 7:30 Varsity Boys
Due to preparations for the Winter Program this evening, high school and junior high basketball practices this afternoon will end at 5:15pm with practice busses leaving at 5:20pm.
The LRJSH Winter Program is tonight at 6:30pm in the high school auditorium. Students must be in concert dress, and report to the music room by 6:00pm to warm up. The program will be livestreamed, and a link will be posted on facebook and the website.
WES RC Party Dec. 19, gr. 1-6 (NOT Pre-K/K) meeting their RC goal will be watching a movie at LRHS. Breakfast @ WES for PK, K, & those NOT @ RC party. Please see note sent home for details.
Little River Redskin high school basketball sweeps Peabody in all competitions - JV Boys, Varsity Girls, and Varsity Boys! Way to go Redskins!
We just received an email that a team has dropped out of the tourney tomorrow for C team junior high basketball in Ellinwood. We will still have two games, but our last game will be at 11:00, not at 12:30. Our return time to Little River will now be at approx. 12:45, not 2 pm. New schedule is as follows..... South Gym 9:00 Boys Game 1: Ellinwood White vs. St. John 10:00 Boys Game 3: St. John vs. Pratt-Skyline 11:00 Boys Game 4: Little River vs. LaCrosse 12:30 Boys Game 5: Ellinwood White vs. Pratt-Skyline North Gym 9:00 Boys Game 2: Little River vs. Ellinwood Blue 10:00 Girls Game 1: Ellinwood vs. Little River 11:00 Girls Game 2: Little River vs. Pratt-Skyline 12:30 Girls Game 3: Ellinwood vs. Pratt-Skyline 1:30 Boys Game 6: LaCrosse vs. Ellinwood Blue
The C Team Junior High Basketball Tournament will be held in Ellinwood @ Ellinwood High School tomorrow. Little River girls and boys begin at 9:00am. The bus will depart from LR @ 7:30am. Go Skins!
These WES students delivered cans goods that were collected at Windom School to the McPherson County Food Bank today. They were able to tour the facility and learn about how the food bank system works.