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Classes for school term 2017-18 begin Thursday

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Enrollment for classes was held August 8th and 9th.

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Enrollment for classes was held August 8th and 9th.

The 2017-18 Greeley County Schools year begins this Thursday, August 17th. There will be school on the following Friday, August 18th, also. Enrollment was held August 8th and 9th. New teachers and coaches met August 10th, and teacher in-service began Monday, August 14th. There are five new teachers this year: Melissa Poet, vo-ag; Sara Jerlink, high school English; Kris Barbier, high school/junior high music; Breanna Qually, second grade; Kari Becker, second grade; and Brandy Clevenger, counselor. “We are ready for another school year and appreciate the privilege of working with parents and the community to provide for our young people’s education,” said Stuart Holmes, Superintendent/ PreK-5th grade Principal. “I have chosen the theme of ‘Excel Still More: Going from Good to Great at Greeley County Schools’ as our theme for the year which represents our constant striving for improvement. Greeley County Schools have a tradition of providing a quality education and we want to continue to improve all aspects of our educational programs. We are looking forward to an outstanding year of helping our students.” An orientation for sixth grade parents is scheduled for Monday, August 21st, at 5:00 p.m. Sports practices for fall sports began Monday, August 14th. The varsity tennis team takes to the courts in competition Thursday, August 24th, at 8:00 a.m. at Cimarron. High school volleyball starts the following Saturday, August 26th, with a meet at Healy at 9:00 a.m. Tennis season continues at Phillipsburg on August 29th, at 2:00 p.m. High school volleyball also plays at Sharon Springs that day at 4:00 p.m. Junior high volleyball and football kick off their seasons on August 31st, Thursday, at Hoxie at 3:30 and 4:30 PM. That same day, the JV tennis team plays at Scott City at 8:00 a.m. The first high school football game will be played at Hoxie on Friday, September 1st, at 6:00 p.m. The cross country teams start their season the next day, Saturday, August 2, with a meet at Leoti at 8:00 a.m. There will be no school on Monday, September 4, for the Labor Day Holiday.
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