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Developmental Screening Scheduled in Oswego

May 26, 2014

Developmental screening will be available for all children from birth to age 5 who may be in need of special education and related services in the Labette County school districts of Oswego and Chetopa on Friday, August 15, 2014 at . . . read more

Local Students Raise Over $1,000 for Ronald McDonald House

By Heflin, Alyson | January 13, 2014

"No one has yet fully realized the wealth of sympathy, kindness, and generosity hidden in the soul of a child." –Author Emma Goldman.   As Christmas time approaches, it is so easy to get caught up in the hustle and . . . read more

Rep. Lynn Jenkins Mentions USD504 in Her Weekly Update!

November 24, 2013

Neosho Heights Elementary and West Franklin High School Win National Education Award It was wonderful to visit with the superintendent, principal, and other faculty members from Neosho Heights Elementary School in Oswego at my Washington . . . read more

Early Childhood Picking Apples and Making Butter

By Banzet, Ann | November 20, 2013

The Early Childhood program recently took a field trip to Brenda's Berries and Orchard.  The morning and afternoon classes enjoyed learning the different varieties of apples as well as picking them.  This field trip concluded a week . . . read more

Neosho Heights Elementary School Active Schools Acceleration Project Grant Recipient

By Willis, Michelle | October 26, 2013

Neosho Heights Elementary School was awarded a $1000.00 grant from Active Schools Acceleration Project (ASAP) for the enrollment of all students K-5 into the 100 Mile Club. The 100 Mile Club is one of many quality programs ASAP supports to . . . read more

Dining Out

By Esposito, Katherine | October 17, 2013

The fifth graders at Neosho Heights have been studying word choice during the month of October. This tasty lesson involved dining out in a restaurant-inspired classroom. When students arrived to class, they were greeted by their server and . . . read more


September 24, 2013

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan today recognized 286 schools as the 2013 cohort of National Blue Ribbon Schools, based on their overall academic excellence or their progress in improving student academic achievement. Secretary Duncan . . . read more

September 11th... iMovies

By Heflin, Alyson | September 23, 2013

September 11th iMovies To honor the events of September 11th, 2001, Mrs. Heflin's fifth grade social studies class read the book, I survived, The Attacks of September 11th, 2001, By Lauren Tarshis. This realistic fiction book is about a boy . . . read more

Stinky Feet?!?

By Heflin, Alyson | September 15, 2013

Neosho Heights 4th graders have been working hard this week at classifying both plants and animals. Students have been classifying bugs, themselves, and things in nature. However, they weren’t quite sure what to think when Mrs. Heflin said . . . read more

100 Mile Club Begins...

September 10, 2013

Neosho Heights 4th and 5th grade students started 100 Mile Club this week. This is a grant applied for and received by our school nurse, Michelle Willis. This program encourages students to be physically active. Over the course of the school . . . read more

100 Mile Club Begins....

By Heflin, Alyson | September 9, 2013

Neosho Heights 4th and 5th grade students started 100 Mile Club this week. This is a grant applied for and received by our school nurse, Michelle Willis. This program encourages students to be physically active. Over the course of the school . . . read more

Neosho Heights - 2013 Blue Ribbon Award Nominated!

June 18, 2013

Neosho Heights Elementary School, Oswego, has been nominated for the National Blue Ribbon School award, USD 504 Supt. Mark LaTurner announced Tuesday. LaTurner gave full credit to the students, faculty and Principal Janie Allison for the . . . read more

Kansas Day - 1st Grade

By Ross, Phyllis | January 22, 2013

Yes, Mrs. Ross and Mrs. Gott are old, but when using our timeline we saw that the Kansas Day pioneer items really were older than our teachers! The timeline went from 1800 to 2013 and the students worked backwards from the year they . . . read more

History For The Historical Museum

By Gott, Jamie and Ross, Phyllis | November 13, 2012

Take a walk past the Oswego Historical Museum in November and look at the Indian houses on display. The houses were created by first and second graders at Neosho Heights Elementary.  The students divided into groups to . . . read more


October 16, 2012

October 18, 2012 For Immediate Release Neosho Heights Elementary School in Oswego received notice this week that on behalf of the Confidence in Kansas Public Task Force, we were awarded a Certificate of Merit as part of the 10th . . . read more

Character Counts at Neosho Heights

October 8, 2012

     The students and staff of Neosho Heights Elementary are taking part in a national character education program called Character Counts .  Character Counts was founded by Michael Josephson and the program is centered . . . read more

Neosho Heights PTO is the Greatest!

WOW! What a wonderful PTO we have at Neosho Heights!  The library and its patrons would like to thank them for donating enough money to buy over 100 books throughout the year.  The students appreciate that we have had the new books . . . read more

Traveling Trunks from Fort Larned Historic Site

By Allison, Janie | November 26, 2011

On Tuesday, November 22, 2011, Dr. David Clapsaddle shared with the 3rd, 4th, and 5th graders a program from his Traveling Trunks series. Traveling Trunks, geared for elementary students, bring short historical fiction stories to life with . . . read more

Neosho Heights 4th and 5th Graders Travel to Walton Art Center in Fayetteville, AR

By Allison, Janie | November 12, 2011

On Thursday, Nov. 10, 2011, the 4th and 5th graders from Neosho Heights boarded one bus and two suburbans to begin a journey of a lifetime. We left Neosho Heights at 8:30 a.m. and traveled to Fayetteville, AR to attend a performance of . . . read more

Let Freedom Ring...

September 15, 2011

This week Neosho Heights students have been working on a rather BIG project. With the ten-year anniversary of September 11th and Constitution Day only six days apart, it was a great opportunity to learn about our country. Each grade level . . . read more

First Graders Make Recycled Terrariums

By Ross, Phyllis | September 12, 2011

The first grade classes of Mrs. Gott and Mrs. Ross at Neosho Heights and Mrs. Franklin at Service Valley Charter Academy made terrariums out of recycled pop bottles.   This lesson incorporated recycling, saving the Earth, and planting. . . . read more

Pumpkins, Pumpkins and More Pumpkins!

November 8, 2010

     Mrs. Gilreath bought a huge pumpkin and we got to guess the circumference, weight, and how many seeds were inside.  To guess the circumference, we cut off a piece of yarn and then we wrapped it around the . . . read more

Neosho Heights Selected as a Top Ten Finalist

January 28, 2010

Neosho Heights has been nominated to win a transformation of our school library into a 21st Century Learning Lab.  If we win, we will get 10 Acer Timeline Notebooks and 2 Acer All-in-One Desktops, with an approximate retail value of . . . read more

South Meets North

by Kim Franklin | October 10, 2009

The South (Neosho Heights) first grade journeyed North to SVCA on September 24 to find out just what their K/1 students have been up to.  We took a tour with Mr. Huff to see the greenhouse and learn about what is in there and how it . . . read more

NeHi Monthly Newsletters

by Cindy Sanders | August 28, 2009

Check back next month to see our latest newsletter!   September 2009 Newsletter   read more

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