Kiowa County School Sports Physicals Offered

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Note: see the flyer linked below for additional information about scheduling school sports physicals for the 2017-18 athletic season.

Parents of Student Athletes,

This year, Eads High School will be partnering with Weisbrod Memorial Hospital's Rehabilitation department to offer free movement screening to all the school's student athletes on school grounds.  As such, the movement screen will no longer be a component of the comprehensive pre-participation physical offered at the Eads medical clinic. 

Kiowa County RE-1 Achieves State’s Only 100% Vaccination Rate

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Kiowa County School District RE-1, covering Eads Elementary, Middle and High Schools, is the only district in Colorado to achieve a 100% vaccination rate. Only 14 individual schools in the state achieve the perfect score - with the schools in Eads representing three of the 14.

Colorado Students on Hastings College Dean’s List

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Hastings College has announced the Dean's List for its spring 2017 semester. For the semester, 422 students from 18 states and 4 countries were named to the Dean's List, with 261 students achieving a 4.0 grade point average.

To be eligible for the Dean's List, students must achieve a grade point average of 3.7 to 4.0 scale and be registered for full-time coursework.



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Kiowa County 4-H Cloverbuds Garden Projects

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Saturday, June 3rd, the Kiowa County 4-H Cloverbuds, led by Gloria Trosper, met at Prairie Pines for a planting event!  Weeks prior Kiowa County Extension Agent, Jeramy McNeely, met with Tina Kraft, Prairie Pines Administrator and discussed the possibility of adding a raised garden that the residents might enjoy.  Not long afterward Kip Peck stepped up and volunteered to donate the wood for this large project, and Jeramy spent his afternoons putting it together out at the fairgrounds.

Northwest Tech Receives Grant for Crime Investigation Program

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Northwest Kansas Technical College in Goodland, Kansas has been awarded a $5,499 Innovative Technology Grant from the Kansas Board of Regents. The funds will support the Crime Scene Investigation program and will be used to purchase a thermal imaging camera that will expand the capabilities of the drone that is currently being used by the Crime Scene Investigation program.