Congratulations to our 2020 Morton County Spelling Bee champions. Our Senior champion, who will represent Morton County at the Sunflower State spelling bee in Wichita, is Max Gabino. Our Junior champion (4th & 5th grade) is Raegan Escalera.
If you are mailing a scholarship & it gives a specific postmark, you need to make sure & tell the post office in Elkhart so they can physically stamp it. Unless you tell them, it will be mailed to Amarillo & then postmarked. If you are cutting it close to due date, it may be too late.
Wildcats will host SWH Friday night for Senior Parents night. Games will begin @ 4:45 JV Girls & Boys, 6:30 Varsity Girls & 1/2 C-Team Boys, 8:00 Varsity Boys & C-Team Girls. Sr. Parent's night Ceremony will be in between the varsity games. ;)
Don't forget Parent Teacher Conferences tonight and Thursday evening. 4:15-8:00 at the HS. Check into the office to get your student's progress report.
Tuesday Feb 11th Wildcats take on Turpin, OK. All games will be played in the new gym. 4:45 JV Boys, 6:30 Varsity Girls, 8:00 Varsity Boys. It is also Pink out! Wear your Pink and come support the CATS!
Wildcats play Syracuse tomorrow for Homecoming. There will not be a JV girls game. JV Boys @ 4:45, Varsity Girls and half C-Team boys @ 6:30, Varsity boys will play @ 8:00. Homecoming Ceremony & Crowning will take place during halftime of the varsity boys game.
JV Basketball Tourney in Elkhart continues tomorrow. Boys and Girls both play @ 3:00
There will be a JV girls basketball game @ Campo, CO Monday Feb. 10th. Game will begin @ 4:00 CST
Basketball action tonight here versus Stanton Co. 4:45 JV Boys & Girls, 6:30 Varsity Girls and 1/2 Boys C-Team, 8:00 Varsity Boys & C-Team Girls. Come out and support the Cats!
Monday Homecoming Spirit Week Fraternity/Sorority Day
Just a reminder EES students, tomorrow starts SPIRIT WEEK!!!! It is wear your favorite College Day, this will be the only day we are different than the HS... Don't forget you are competing against the staff for our most spirited prize!
Don’t forget we are filming for hype video today right after open gym. All EHS basketball players are welcome to be part of the video. Please wear dark jerseys.
Don’t forget to check out the Snapchat filter available today only for the dance. See you from at 8:30-11:30.
Homecoming court! Be at the school by 7:50 in the morning for pictures in the library! Do not be late!
Schedule for games @ Moscow tomorrow evening. 4:45 JV boys, 6:30 Varsity girls, immediately following varsity girls JV girls will play 2 quarters in the old gym (approx 7:45), 8:00 Varsity boys
Varsity basketball action @ Walsh, CO tonight. Girls game will start @ 6:00 CST with boys game following. Go CATS!
USD 218 No School TODAY Tuesday
USD 218 2 hour delayed start. Classes will start at 10:00 am weather permitting. No preschool
If you haven’t bought your homecoming dance tickets for this Saturday, please see Mrs. Houtz ASAP. $5 Single $8 couple
All of the EHS 2020 Basketball Homecoming court (not kindergartners) will be introduced at the dance on Saturday. Remember you do not have to pay if you are in the court. Please still see Mrs. Houtz for your free ticket ASAP.
Please get your homecoming shirt order in as soon as possible this week. Orders are due by Friday but Hunny Beez would like to start working on them. Shirts will be ready for pickup Monday and Tuesday of next week.
Don’t forget to get your tickets for the semi formal homecoming dance on Saturday, Feb 1. Get your ticket from Mrs. Houtz by Friday, January 24. $5 single $8 couple
Attention Class of 2020 Reminder that your senior picture digital copies are due to Mrs. Houtz by Jan 30. Need one for each of the following: yearbook, newspaper, panel, & slideshow. You also need 4 baby pictures turned in to her as well.
Reminder EHS Wildcats @ Lakin tonight for the HPL Tournament. Elkhart takes on Meade @ 6:00.
Basketball games with Leoti have been re-scheduled for Monday Jan 27th. 4:45 JV Girls (2 quarters) 4:45 JV Boys followed by boys c-team(2 quarters) 6:00 Varsity Girls 7:30 Varsity Boys.
The basketball games scheduled for today with Leoti have been postponed. Stay tuned for a make-up date. Will post as soon as we know. ;)
There will be a boys C-Team game tomorrow with Leoti. They will play 2 quarters right after the JV boys game in the old gym approx 6:00
Due to the threat of weather, tomorrow’s Middle School games against Dodge City will start at 3:45pm. There will be 1.5 games for the boys in the new gym, and 1.5 games for the girls in the old gym.
HPL Basketball Tourney Action....Monday Jan 20th Girls will play Meade in Lakin @ 6:00. Tuesday Jan 21st Boys will play Meade in Lakin @ 6:00
This is the info we currently have for the HPL Basketball Tournament next week. The times will be announced once the tournament is seeded. Girls will play Monday 1-20 in Lakin, Thursday and Saturday in Garden City. Boys will play Tuesday 1-21 in Lakin, Friday & Saturday in Garden City. Stay tuned for bracket.
Basketball games on Jan. 14th @ Deerfield will be varsity only. Girls @ 6:30 Boys @ 8:00. JV Girls will travel to Johnson on the 14th and play in the HS gym @ 4:45
Please be in attendance tonight for the presentation of our colors by our city Color Guard. We will be doing the pledge tonight before the varsity girls game and then doing the Star Spangle before the varsity boys game.
Schedule for games with SUBLETTE on FRIDAY JAN. 10th is as follows.... ALL GAMES WILL BE PLAYED IN THE NEW GYM. 4:00 JV Girls (2 Quarters) 4:45 JV Boys, 6:30 Varsity Girls, 8:00 Varsity Boys
Basketball game schedule for tomorrow night in Elkhart. 4:45 JV Girls vs South Baca (New Gym) JV Boys vs Boise City (Old Gym) 6:30 Varsity Girls vs Boise City 8:00 Varsity Boys vs Boise City. No C games will be played.
Reminder to all Stuco kids. You need to have your 2 dozen chocolate chip cookies to Mrs. Houtz by 4 Tuesday for the Service Night at the ballgame.
ATTENTION!!!! Schedule for games in Cimarron Friday the 20th 4:45 C-Girls & JV Boys, 6:30 Varsity Girls, 8:00 Varsity Boys & JV Girls.
Halftime Boys Elkhart 27 Eads 29
Evidently the service really lagged for the girls game. If the boys doesn’t get any better, I will do score updates. Sorry about the inconvenience.
We are live on our YouTube channel. Look for Elkhart High School Elkhart Kansas.
Boys final score. Elkhart 77 Granada 74 Way to go Cats!
Boys score update. Elkhart 51 Granada 55 End of third.
Final Score...Elkhart 67 Granada 44
Elkhart 50 Granada 32 end of the third.
Score update. Halftime of the Lady Cats vs Granada, Elkhart 31 Granada 24. Boys play at 4:00
Schedule for games on Dec 17th in Goodwell, OK is as follows: No JV Girls, JV Boys @ 5:00, Varsity Girls @ 6:30, Varsity Boys @ 8:00. All games will be played in the OPSU gym.
Split the Pot
High School Girls Basketball "SPLIT THE POT" drawing tonight at 1/2 of the boys game 1st Place - $1,000 2nd Place - $500 3rd Place - $250 **The Girls will also donate $150 to Hands for Hope**
Liberal Leader and Times write about Elkhart Wildcat Basketball 2019-2020
Key Club Induction has been moved from 2:00 Dec. 8th to Feb. 9th @ 2:00
Wildcat Fans....Time to mark your calendars: Elkhart High School will officially commemorate the 2019 State Baseball Championship at the home basketball game on Friday, January 10th, 2020. This will take place between the Varsity Girls and Varsity Boys game. During this evening we will: • Unveil the new State Championship sign on Wildcat Avenue. • Honor the Championship team and coaches at center court • Officially retire the state championship trophy into the trophy case in the basketball commons area. Please plan on attending this fantastic celebration!!!
Boys Basketball Parents meeting is tomorrow night directly after Booster Club Chili dinner in the HS Auditorium.
As part of our basketball uniform order, Under Armour (Lou's Sporting Goods) will be running the following specials until Sunday, November 17, 2019 (11:59 PM) https://elkhart.itemorder.com/sale
If you are interested in ordering from the Juniors any of their Spirit Wear.... Just click on the link below! When it asks for a name to credit for the fundraiser, you can put a junior name or put yours if you do not know a junior! Either way it helps the junior class! Free shipping if you ship with the fundraiser or you can ship it to your home! Arrival before Christmas! www.SpiritGearDirect.com/Shop
Holidays are around the corner and the Junior Class is selling holiday wrapping, gifts and more. Order online or in person! Sale ends 11/13/19. https://www.shopfund.com/Shop?t=TW&utm_campaign=sbshare&utm_medium=twitter&utm_source=transactional&sid=465822# https://www.shopfund.com/Shop?t=TW&utm_campaign=sbshare&utm_medium=twitter&utm_source=transactional&sid=465822#
The Elkhart FFA chapter would like to give a big thanks to Higgins Farms and Frownfelter Farm and Ranch! We had a great time traveling to Indianapolis, Indiana for National FFA Convention. We got to listen to the National FFA officers do opening ceremonies and see lots of new agricultural things that will be happening in our nation from the FFA Blue Room. Not only that but also we got to go to a Brett Young concert on Halloween! We learned lots of new things and are very grateful for all our community does to support us.
If you would like to order a musical shirt, please see Mrs. Houtz by Tuesday, November 5. Short sleeve $15 Long Sleeve $18.50. Must pay when ordered. Thank you.
USD218 busses will run an hour late,
Good Luck Monday to our EMS Lady Cats Volleyball team at the league tournament.
Reminder that USD #218 has NO School Friday, October 25. Enjoy your 3-day weekend Wildcats!
JV Football @ Johnson today has been cancelled due to absences and injuries. C-Team Volleyball will play.
Reminder there is NO School for USD 218 on Friday, October 18. EHS Football at home Friday. Senior Night At 6:30 and senior fall sport parents need to be there at 6:15. Game time 7:00.
Attention!! Calendar Change: Picture Re-Takes will now be Nov. 11th not Oct. 24th. ;)
The C-Team Volleyball in Elkhart today will be played in the old gym. Games begin @ 4:00 Elkhart vs Liberal 5:00 Hardesty vs Liberal 6:30 Elkhart vs Hardesty
ATTENTION!! The JV Football game will be @ SWH Monday Oct. 14th @ 6:00
Oct. 14th C-Team Volleyball @ Elkhart with Hardesty & Liberal. 4:00 Elkhart vs Liberal 5:00 Hardesty vs Liberal 6:30 Elkhart vs Hardesty
USD 218 Job Openings MS Cook ~ Talk to Wanda Ray MS Administrative Assistant ~ Talk to Antonia Villa
Schedule for Volleyball games in Guymon on Thursday Oct 3rd. 4:00 JV best 2 of 3 matches 5:00 (approx) Varsity best 3 of 5 matches It's their Pink Out! Wear your pink!
Elkhart will be hosting Sub-State Volleyball on Oct 26th We will need several workers for this event. If you are interested in helping out please contact the High School @ 697-2193.
Regional Cross Country on Oct 26th will be held in Great Bend.
Volleyball game on Oct 11th @ Syracuse will begin @ 4:30 CST 5 matches will be played (or best 3 of 5) Varsity Only! Football game will follow @ 7:00 CST
Red Wheel Pickup at EMS Cafeteria Today (Monday) 4:00-6:00 pm
The JV Football game with Hugoton scheduled for Monday Sept 30th has been cancelled.
Schedule for volleyball games at Elkhart tomorrow Sept. 24th 4:00 Elkhart (V) vs Sublette , Elkhart (JV) vs Sublette 5:00 Syracuse (V) vs Sublette, Hardesty (JV) vs Sublette 6:00 Elkhart (V) vs Syracuse, Elkhart (JV) vs Hardesty Varsity will play on South Net and JV on the North Net. Come out and cheer for the Lady Cats!!
The JV Football game today with Sublette has been cancelled.
Football Gate Buyouts Thank you all for your support of our Elkhart Wildcats. Sept. 13 ~ $1,500 ~ Pate Agency, John Deere, Heartland Tri-State Bank, Robson Funeral Home, & State Farm Insurance. Sept. 27 ~ $2,000 ~ Scott Power Oct. 4 ~ $1,500 ~ Epic Touch Oct. 18 ~ $1,500 ~ Stanton Co. ~ Seaboard
NHS is having a free will donation car wash fundraiser from 10-2 on Saturday at Heartland Tri-State Bank.
The JV Football game scheduled for Monday Sept 16th @ SWH has been cancelled.
Last day to order your 2019 Football Homecoming Shirts. Come see Mrs. Houtz at the high school to order and pay.
USD 218 has an opening for an ESOL para. Please contact Lana Daves for more information
Just a reminder, fall school pictures will be taken in the auditorium foyer on Sept 18th. Order forms are in the office or you may order online ahead of time at mylifetouch.com use picture ID: EVTCX76K9
The Volleyball games tomorrow in Lakin will begin @ 5:00 instead of 4:00
K-4 students will be participating in Operation MAD on 9-11, please have students dressed to help pick up trash, clean things up, and give back to their community! Kindergarten-School/Playground Area 1st-Library Park 2nd-Cunningham Park 3rd-Main Street 4th-Swimming Pool Park
The JV football game scheduled with Cimarron on Monday the 9th has be cancelled.
Thank you to the following businesses for the buyout of the Sept 13th home football game with SWH. We appreciate your continued support of our Wildcats! Pate Agency, American Implement, Heartland Tri-State Bank, Robson Funeral Home, & State Farm Insurance
EHS Football hosts 4 regular season games this year and 3 of our local businesses have bought out the gates thus far! USD 218 would like to give a big Thank You to the following businesses for their continued support of Wildcat Athletics! Scott Power & Equipment- Sept. 27th, Homecoming vs. Clayton. Epic Touch- Oct. 4th, Pink Out vs. Meade Seaboard Foods- Oct. 18th, Senior Night vs. Stanton Co.
3rd Grade Parent Meeting at 5:30pm in the 3rd Grade Classrooms on 8-27-2019 (Tuesday) to go over online parent access to our Wonders-Reading Curriculum!
Just a reminder to come and drop off your school supplies and meet your teacher tonight at the Elementary Back to School Night from 6:30pm-7:30pm!
Elementary School CATS starts Monday August 26th
HS and MS girls volleyball practice begins August 19th at 4pm at the gyms. Have physicals and shoes ready for first day of practice.
✎2019-2020 Back to School is right around the corner!! ...Is your child up-to-date on their vaccines for school entry? ...Do you have their school physical done? If not, give us a call at the Morton County Health Department to schedule ☏ (620) 697-2612 ext.10.... √Yarbrough School starts August 8, 2019 with enrollment any time. √Rolla with USD 217 starts August 20, 2019 with prek to 12th grade enrollment July 31 and August 1, 2019 Elkhart with USD 218 starts August 22, 2019 with the following enrollment dates √USD #218 Elkhart Elementary School August 12th and August 13, 2019 8am to 3:30pm √Usd 218 Elkhart Middle School August 12th and August 13, 2019 8am to 3:30pm √USD 218 Elkhart High School Elkhart, KS August 12, 2019 Seniors 9am to 10am; Juniors 10 to 11am; Sophmores 1-2pm; Freshman 2-3pm
If you would like to add the 2019-2020 school calendar, you can from our google calendar. https://calendar.google.com/calendar/embed?src=elkhart218calendar%40gmail.com&ctz=America%2FChicago
Booster Club Hamburger Fry Aug 30 at 6:15pm
EHS Enrollment Aug 12 Sr 9am-10am Jr 10am-11am Soph 1pm-2pm Fr 2pm-3pm
FREE WRESTLING CAMP July 25-6pm to 7:30 pm July 26-6pm to 7:30pm July 27- 9 am to 10:30 & 4pm to 5:30 pm. Ages 5 to 12 for boys and girls! It will be in Dungeon at the Old High School Gym.
Wild West Shootout All-Star Baseball Game tonight @ 7. Clint Lightner Field in Garden City. Good Luck Lane, Javier, and Elian.
USD 218 has an opening for high school science. Contact the District Office for further information at 620.697.2195. Equal opportunity employer.
MS Football team camp is week of July 15th every day at 10am
Great Job Lane and Coach Hattabaugh. Way to represent Elkhart with a 26-7 win!