Ben Gordon
JH/HS Finals are starting tomorrow! All students are required to take a final, unless they can opt-out. Finals are in various formats depending on the class they are in. If there is an absence during this time, please contact Mr. Gordon directly to make arrangements.
2 days ago, Ben Gordon
Ben Gordon
Tonight is the night! First night of The Valley Tip-Off Classic! Please note all games listed on top of the blue portion of the graphic are played at Melvern. This includes MdCV, who will play SCC tonight at 5:30.
5 days ago, Ben Gordon
Ben Gordon
Great night for our HS basketball opener against Lyndon. Go Trojans!
7 days ago, Ben Gordon
Ben Gordon
We had a great performance last night for our JH/HS Christmas Concert. Congrats to Ms Guy and all of our students on a great program! Great work Trojans!
9 days ago, Ben Gordon
Melissa Shields
The ag department still has a few wreaths left and the poinsettias are coming along. Put yourself or someone in the Christmas spirit. Contact Mr. Rice at drice@usd456.org or call 785-549-3313
11 days ago, Melissa Shields
Melissa Shields
The high school has their first home game on Friday, December 6th against Lyndon starting at 5:00 p.m. We will have BLUE out night. Everyone come out and support the Trojan teams and wear your blue.
12 days ago, Melissa Shields
Melissa Shields
Christmas Wreaths for sale by the MdCV Ag Ed Hort class. Supply is limited. We have a few ready now and more next week after Thanksgiving. We will also have poinsettias after Thanksgiving as well. $20 for wreaths 12 inch $25 16 inch only 2 wreaths. $5 poinsettias [6 inch pots] Contact Mr. Rice at drice@usd456.org to reserve yours today!
18 days ago, Melissa Shields
Melissa Shields
The elementary tower gardens are overflowing! If you would like some lettuce, basil, bok choy, or rainbow chard please send a note with your child tomorrow.
19 days ago, Melissa Shields
Joe Sample
Know a teacher you feel should be the USD 456 Teacher of the Year? Please follow the link to nominate a teacher you feel is worthy of this honor! https://forms.gle/hfiMvn7cRYCGrcGk9
19 days ago, Joe Sample
Joe Sample
Check out the "News" section of the app/website to view this year's district action plan!
23 days ago, Joe Sample
Joe Sample
ATTENTION: According to KCP&L and Lyon-Coffey Electric, the planned power outage on Tuesday, November 19th, 2019 will ONLY affect customers of Lyon-Coffey Electric. USD 456 is serviced by KCP&L and WILL NOT be affected by the power outage. School will be in session on that date.
29 days ago, Joe Sample
Melissa Shields
Wednesday was a busy day at the elementary school. That morning Tim Gogolski talked with the kids about bees as part of the agriculture grant. That afternoon some ESU exchange students came to talk to the 3-5 grades about their home country.
29 days ago, Melissa Shields
Melissa Shields
Alright MdCV alumni this is your last chance to relive those glory days. Show off your 🏀 skills to the next generation! Please contact Coach Arb by Friday November 15 to get signed up. This will be a great time!
30 days ago, Melissa Shields
Melissa Shields
November Elementary super scientists!
about 1 month ago, Melissa Shields
Melissa Shields
MdCV would like to congratulate this young lady!! Haylee Miles was selected 2nd Team Lyon County League!! Great Job Haylee!
about 1 month ago, Melissa Shields
Joe Sample
ATTENTION: Start time for this Thursday's (11/14/19) JH basketball game against Southern Coffey County was incorrectly listed. Games will begin at 4PM at the Middle School in Gridley. Schedule: half JV girls - half JV boys - Varsity girls - Varsity boys.
about 1 month ago, Joe Sample
Melissa Shields
If you missed the elementary Veteran’s Day program you can watch it here https://youtu.be/_BSEt8HPeng
about 1 month ago, Melissa Shields
Ben Gordon
We would like to take this opportunity on Veteran's day to thank and recognize our current students who have chose to serve our nation post-graduation, seniors Bayleigh Lacey, and Garrett Holloway. Garrett has committed to the Army National Guard and Bayleigh the Army Reserves.
about 1 month ago, Ben Gordon
Ben Gordon
Please contact Coach Arb for more information!
about 1 month ago, Ben Gordon
Joe Sample
Opening night for JH Boys/Girls Basketball!!! Check the app for final scores!
about 1 month ago, Joe Sample
Melissa Shields
Tomorrow MdCV will honor area veterans. 2:00 PM is the elementary's salute to veterans. At 6:30 PM there will be a chili dinner at the Melvern Community Center. Veterans eat free and a free-will donation will be collected for Melvern's American Legion.
about 1 month ago, Melissa Shields
Melissa Shields
TROJAN POTENTIAL CLUB CHANGE! Tomorrow our after school program bus will be leaving Quenemo at 5:15 pm instead of 5:30 pm due to our Fall Sports Banquet. The bus should arrive in Melvern around 5:30 pm. All students will need to be picked up by 5:15.
about 1 month ago, Melissa Shields
Joe Sample
Attention All Parents/Guardians! USD 456 needs your help in assessing its' ability in engaging parents in the education of their children! Please take a few moments and fill out this online survey: https://districttools.org/mdcv1920.
about 1 month ago, Joe Sample
Ben Gordon
FFA students on their trip to the National Convention this week. A big thank you to the Rice’s for their work on this trip!
about 1 month ago, Ben Gordon
Melissa Shields
Next week our elementary students will be collecting loose change to raise money for the Melvern American Legion. Don't be surprised if they ask you for some change!
about 1 month ago, Melissa Shields
Melissa Shields
We can't wait to see and chat with you tomorrow or Wednesday!
about 1 month ago, Melissa Shields
Joe Sample
Come celebrate our VB, FB and Cheer athletes at our JH/HS Fall Sports Banquet on Tuesday, November 5th at 6pm! See flyer for details!
about 1 month ago, Joe Sample
Melissa Shields
November is a busy month here at MdCV. Please come out and support our students!
about 1 month ago, Melissa Shields
Joe Sample
KSHSAA has announced our MDCV Trojans will be traveling to Colony to play the Crest Lancers for the first round of the 1A 8-man DII playoffs. Good luck to our boys and let’s get a win!
about 1 month ago, Joe Sample
Ben Gordon
Nice day to work in the garage! JH life skills students are changing oil and servicing maintenance equipment with Mr. L and Lori Walker.
about 1 month ago, Ben Gordon
Melissa Shields
Elementary super scientists for October.
about 1 month ago, Melissa Shields
Ben Gordon
Volleyball ladies getting the busses ready for regionals at Centre. Let’s go Trojans!
about 1 month ago, Ben Gordon
Melissa Shields
Mini cheerleaders đź“ŁThey preformed Friday night during halftime and did an excellent job!
about 1 month ago, Melissa Shields
Ben Gordon
Parent night this evening will start at 6:40pm before the football game. Band will play first at half time, followed by the mini-cheer clinic.
about 1 month ago, Ben Gordon
Joe Sample
Attention JH/HS Students! There will be a pep bus going to watch Regional Volleyball on Tuesday, October 22! Sign up in the office today to go cheer on our Lady Trojans! There will be a 15 student minimum to run the bus, so bring your friends! Gate fee for students is $5.
about 1 month ago, Joe Sample
Melissa Shields
Lunch Menu Change tomorrow - the elementary school will be having a sack lunch instead of pizza.
about 1 month ago, Melissa Shields
Joe Sample
The Lyon County League Volleyball Tournament bracket has been released! MDCV will be playing Lebo, Waverly, and SCC in pool play at White Auditorium in Emporia this Saturday, October 19 at approximately 8:30am. Come on out and cheer on the Lady Trojans!
about 1 month ago, Joe Sample
Joe Sample
Regional volleyball brackets have been released! MDCV will be playing Wakefield at 3:00pm at Centre High School, this Tuesday, October 22, 2019. If you would like to attend, it is $5 for students and $6 for adults. No passes accepted. Good luck to our Trojan Volleyball team!
about 1 month ago, Joe Sample
Ben Gordon
Attention! Tonight’s HS JV football makeup game against Waverly has been canceled due to unforeseen circumstances.
2 months ago, Ben Gordon
Ben Gordon
Congrats to our junior high volleyball players and coaches on their 2nd place finish today at league tournament in Burlingame. Nice work ladies!
2 months ago, Ben Gordon
Melissa Shields
We have a lot of activities going on in the next few weeks. If you can't make the elementary bookfair you can shop online at https://bookfairs.scholastic.com/bookfairs/cptoolkit/homepage.do?method=homepage&url=maraisdescygnesvalleyes The school earns "points" that they can spend on free books for classrooms and the library. The trips to the pumpkin patch are part of the grant the elementary school received from America's Farmers Grow Rural Education.
2 months ago, Melissa Shields
Melissa Shields
Tonight is Elementary Family Engagement Night! Come early to shop the book fair or get your face painted. It's sure to be a fun time for everyone!
2 months ago, Melissa Shields
Ben Gordon
ATTENTION: due to the off-and-on rain, and a storm cell coming through Melvern right at 3:00, the location of the Homecoming pep-rally has been changed to the Melvern big gym. Still starting at 2:45. As of now, the homecoming crowning and game are still a go for the normal time and location.
2 months ago, Ben Gordon
Joe Sample
Come one, come all! Today we will be having our Homecoming Pep Rally at 2:45pm in Downtown Melvern! All high school and junior high students will be attending as well as the 3rd, 4th & 5th grade. Come help us show our spirit as we take on Rural Vista tonight at 7pm. Crowning of Royalty will be at 6:30pm.
2 months ago, Joe Sample
Joe Sample
Shoutout to Linda Carson, Kim Dayhoff, and Barb Roberts for applying and receiving a $10,000 grant from Bayer Fund and their America’s Farmers Grow Rural Education program!
2 months ago, Joe Sample
Ben Gordon
A huge thank you to Mrs Vanderpool and her students for their work decorating for Homecoming in downtown Melvern. go Trojans!
2 months ago, Ben Gordon
Ben Gordon
Please note, there will not be a concession stand operating tomorrow night at Waverly for the continuation of Friday night’s game. Please plan accordingly, thank you.
3 months ago, Ben Gordon
Ben Gordon
A special thank you to Richard Burns and the Lyndon State Bank for their $1000 donation to the senior class of 2020. Receiving the check is senior Koby Vanderpool.
3 months ago, Ben Gordon
Ben Gordon
The game at Waverly was postponed due to lightning. We will continue play at 5:30 Monday in Waverly. Score is currently 46-18 Waverly, 4:45 left in the 3rd quarter.
3 months ago, Ben Gordon
Melissa Shields
Next week is homecoming week! Let's go Trojans!
3 months ago, Melissa Shields
Ben Gordon
The High School football game against Waverly tomorrow (9/27/19) has been moved up to a 5:30 kickoff time, due to forecasted severe weather later in the evening. The game will continue as a normal game, just bumped up an hour and a half earlier.
3 months ago, Ben Gordon
Melissa Shields
The 2-5 Grades helped set-up one of our tower gardens. Even our preschoolers are enjoying the "fruits" of their labors. Growing Minds one seed at a time!
3 months ago, Melissa Shields
Ben Gordon
Monday’s high school football JV game against Waverly has been canceled due to injury and eligibility issues. As of now, there is not a reschedule date, but one may be scheduled at a future date.
3 months ago, Ben Gordon
Melissa Shields
Our second graders are quite the engineers! #wearethevalley #stemeducation #trojanpride
3 months ago, Melissa Shields
Ben Gordon
Congratulations to our MdCV FFA Career Development Event Land Judgers for their 4th place finish in A and B and Teams. High Individuals for MdCV were 4th place Wyatt Lingenfelter and 5th Cole Lacey B team. A team, 9th Colby Vogeler and 8th place Kaelin Criqui.
3 months ago, Ben Gordon
Ben Gordon
Stuco conference in Topeka today. Great to see these kids step up and lead!
3 months ago, Ben Gordon
Ben Gordon
Reminder, no junior high volleyball practice tonight.
3 months ago, Ben Gordon
Joe Sample
Event Change: The 9/23/19 HS JV FB game against Burlingame has been cancelled.
3 months ago, Joe Sample
Melissa Shields
We are hiring!! If you know someone who is the perfect fit let them know. Applicants will need a KEEB account to apply.
3 months ago, Melissa Shields
Melissa Shields
Don't forget family engagement night at the elementary school is tonight 6:30-7:30. Math and reading activities in the classroom.
3 months ago, Melissa Shields
Melissa Shields
Our High School Volleyball team place 4th Saturday in their tournament in Lyndon. Great job ladies!
3 months ago, Melissa Shields
Melissa Shields
Today was the luncheon recognizing the Kansas Teacher of the Year nominees. While Carrie Lingenfelter isn’t a finalist we couldn’t be prouder to have have her representing us today and every day.
3 months ago, Melissa Shields
Ben Gordon
A special thank you to Coffelt Sign in Emporia for our new marquee center section at the Melvern Building. The marquee will be back-lit with LED lighting once we get the electrical line hooked up.
3 months ago, Ben Gordon
Melissa Shields
Tonight is blue out for the volleyball games. The Junior High students are ready are you?
3 months ago, Melissa Shields
Melissa Shields
It was so nice to see a few kindergarten grandparents yesterday. We look forward to seeing first-grade grandparents at 2:45 PM and second-grade grandparents at 3:00 PM today.
3 months ago, Melissa Shields
Melissa Shields
Grandparents day at Junior High please scroll down to see what all pictures.
3 months ago, Melissa Shields
Melissa Shields
Grandparents day at Junior High please scroll down to see what all pictures.
3 months ago, Melissa Shields
Melissa Shields
Grandparents day at Junior High please scroll down to see what all pictures.
3 months ago, Melissa Shields
Melissa Shields
Grandparents day at Junior High please scroll down to see what all pictures.
3 months ago, Melissa Shields
Melissa Shields
Grandparents day at Junior High please scroll down to see what all pictures.
3 months ago, Melissa Shields
Melissa Shields
Grandparents day at Junior High please scroll down to see what all pictures.
3 months ago, Melissa Shields
Melissa Shields
Grandparents day at Junior High please scroll down to see what all pictures.
3 months ago, Melissa Shields
Melissa Shields
Good luck tonight! Beat Madison!!!
3 months ago, Melissa Shields
Melissa Shields
Don't forget tomorrow is early release day! The Melvern office number is 785-549-3313 and the Quenemo office is 785-759-3512 is you need to make any changes to your child's schedule.
3 months ago, Melissa Shields
Melissa Shields
The elementary school will be participating in Kansas Literacy week. Each day we will enter a photo in the drawing for a chance to win $100 for our library.
3 months ago, Melissa Shields
Melissa Shields
Friday night at our "Meet the Trojans" event we will be having a concession stand. Bring some cash so you can satisfy that hot dog and popcorn carving you've been having. Saturday our varisty volleyball team will be playing in a tournament in Burlingame.
4 months ago, Melissa Shields
Joe Sample
Our high school volleyball team will be having theme nights this year for their home games! Be sure to come on out and cheer on our Lady Trojans! See flyer for details!
4 months ago, Joe Sample
Melissa Shields
FYI: If your student will be doing something different after school please call the office BY 3:00 PM.
4 months ago, Melissa Shields
Melissa Shields
Our fourth and fifth graders are hard at work learning about water displacement.
4 months ago, Melissa Shields
Melissa Shields
Thank you K-5 Masonic Literacy Center for providing our kindergarten class Rocket's Very Fine Day books for the class. They sure enjoyed listening to the book and then reading it to each other.
4 months ago, Melissa Shields
Joe Sample
Don't forget! Our annual Meet the Trojans Night will be on Friday, August 30th, beginning at 4pm. Please see our flyer for more information!
4 months ago, Joe Sample
Ben Gordon
High school football parent meeting and helmet striping tomorrow! (Thursday, the 22nd) 6 PM in the Melvern commons .
4 months ago, Ben Gordon
Melissa Shields
Elementary parents don’t forget soccer and flag football forms need to be turned in Friday!
4 months ago, Melissa Shields
Melissa Shields
Our second graders spent some time reading to their book babies. It looks like everyone is enjoying the activity.
4 months ago, Melissa Shields
Melissa Shields
The weather isn’t slowing down our football team. Up and at em early this morning.
4 months ago, Melissa Shields
Melissa Shields
Friday our 4th and 5th graders enjoyed their first STEAM activity of the school year. They made straw and pipe cleaner structures.
4 months ago, Melissa Shields
Melissa Shields
We found more #FirstdayofSchoolUSD456 pictures! It looks like we are going to have a lot of fun this year from the excited faces in these pictures! #WeAreTheValley #BacktoSchoolUSD456
4 months ago, Melissa Shields
Joe Sample
Due to the heat advisory, all JH/HS sports practices will be delayed until 6:00pm on Monday, August 19th. A sports shuttle bus will run at 5:30pm from Quenemo and will return back after practices. Any questions, please contact the office tomorrow.
4 months ago, Joe Sample
Melissa Shields
Tomorrow, Monday August 19 is the first day of the elementary after school program. The program runs Monday-Thursday
4 months ago, Melissa Shields
Melissa Shields
We've had an awesome first day! #WeAreTheValley #FirstdayofSchoolUSD456 #BackToSchoolUSD456 Keep sharing those pictures and make sure we can see them so we can add more first day back photos.
4 months ago, Melissa Shields
Ben Gordon
Reminder! Tomorrow is Back to School night at both buildings from 5:30-7:00. Come meet your teachers, eat some goodies, decorate your lockers, etc. At the JH/HS, Mrs. Dayhoff will give a PowerSchool tutorial for parents at 6:00 in the JH/HS commons to help you keep tabs on your kids’ schoolwork.
4 months ago, Ben Gordon
Melissa Shields
Both buildings will be open tomorrow evening at 5:30-7:00 so students can meet teachers, find classrooms, drop off supplies, and see what is new in the buildings.
4 months ago, Melissa Shields
Melissa Shields
Share those back to school photos with us, no matter if you are posting on Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram tag the photos #WEARETHEVALLEY and #BACKTOSCHOOLUSD456 so we can find them and share them!
4 months ago, Melissa Shields
Melissa Shields
The Rec Committee will be holding a fundraiser September 21 for batting cages. Sign up today!
4 months ago, Melissa Shields
Melissa Shields
We know there was some confusion about the writing tablet 2nd graders needed. This is what they need. If you are already done shopping don’t worry we will have extras at the school.
4 months ago, Melissa Shields
Joe Sample
Checking beginning of school items off the list, bus inspections today! Thank you Kansas Highway Patrol! #mdcvpride
4 months ago, Joe Sample
Melissa Shields
We can’t wait to see everyone for enrollment today 1:30 PM-7:00 PM and tomorrow 8:00 AM -12:00 AM.
4 months ago, Melissa Shields
Melissa Shields
It's almost time for school to start. Elementary Supply List - http://bit.ly/2YEsJg2 JH/HS Supply List - http://bit.ly/2LUHuJW Enrollment - August 6 - 1:30 PM - 7:00 PM and August 7 8:30 AM - 12:00 PM Back to School Open House - will be at each building August 15, 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
4 months ago, Melissa Shields
Melissa Shields
Have a child birth to birth to 5? Get them scheduled for a Well Child screening today!
5 months ago, Melissa Shields
Joe Sample
Really excited to see our new "We Believe" banners placed on our school buildings! Ready to start the new year!
5 months ago, Joe Sample
Joe Sample
Still looking for school supplies? Take a quick glance at Target's School List Assist! Target will quickly find and populate your student's supply list for you!
5 months ago, Joe Sample
Joe Sample
Be sure to check out our newly posted news article detailing all of the pertinent info for parents to begin the school year on the right foot!
5 months ago, Joe Sample
Joe Sample
Just received notification that our grant for our elementary after-school program has been approved! We look forward to offering engaging after school programming for our students this upcoming school year!
6 months ago, Joe Sample
Joe Sample
Be sure to sign up for summer sports camps! Volleyball had their camp in early June, but football has their camp July 8-12 and girls basketball has their camp July 8-12. Contact your respective coaches today!
6 months ago, Joe Sample
Joe Sample
Come one, come all! All high school and junior high athletes are invited to participate in Trojan Agility and Power this summer! Maximize your potential today!
6 months ago, Joe Sample