Parent-Teacher Conferences have been rescheduled for Wednesday, February 19th and Thursday, February 20th, 4:30pm-8:00pm. Elementary conferences will be scheduled directly with parents while JH/HS conferences will be walk-in. Please contact the buildings for any additional questions.
5th Grade Honors Band, February 15, performance has changed from 3:00 PM to 2:00 PM. Please contact Ms. Guy if you have any questions.
Due to the forecasted winter weather event, school has been CANCELLED for Thursday, February 13th, 2020. The National Weather Service has predicted significantly low wind chills tomorrow, with the possibility of flash freezing of wet pavement. Travel is expected to be hazardous.
Due to the forecasted winter weather, parent-teacher conferences have been cancelled for this evening, Wednesday, February 12th, 2020. The National Weather Service has predicted continuing snow, high winds, flash freezing, and snow squalls. Stay home and stay safe.
The Quiz Bowl meet at Hartford for today has been canceled, it will be rescheduled at a later date.
Parent-Teacher Conferences are scheduled for Wednesday and Thursday this week 4:30 - 7:45 PM. Elementary parents your scheduled time was sent home last week. Please contact the office if you did not get it or need to make changes.
Mini Cheer performance tonight! The girls will be performing at halftime of the boys' varsity game. Meet in the commons at 7:00 PM.
Travel information for JH Girls basketball players traveling to Olpe on Saturday (1/18/20): pickup at Quenemo school at 8:15am, players report to Melvern by 8:30am, departure to Olpe at 8:45am.
SCHEDULE CHANGE: The start time for the JH Girls BB game against Olpe on Saturday, January 18, 2020 has been moved up to 10:30am in Olpe's small gym. The girls are playing for 3rd place at the JH LCL Tournament. Good luck ladies!
The HS BB bus will leave for the game at 4:00pm. All players are to report to the HS by 3:30pm. A shuttle bus will be picking up players in Quenemo at 3:15pm.
ATTENTION: Due to the incoming winter weather, school has been cancelled for Friday, January 17th, 2020. Hazardous road conditions are anticipated through the morning hours. However, due to rising temps tomorrow afternoon, HS BB @ Waverly will play as scheduled.
Due to JH Basketball Tournament, the Elementary Family Engagement Night has been canceled
SCHEDULE CHANGE: The previously postponed and rescheduled game against Hartford has been rescheduled for 1/23/2020. Game times the same as before.
POSTPONED: Due to the weather, tonight's (01/10/2020) HS BB games against Madison have been POSTPONED. The game has been rescheduled for 1/24/2020. Additionally, all after-school activities/athletic practices have been CANCELLED for tonight.
SCHEDULE CHANGE: JH Boys and Girls Basketball tournament games at Olpe have been postponed from this Saturday to Monday next week (01/13/2020). The girls team will play on Monday at 3:30pm against Hartford in the small gym. The boys team will play on Monday at 4:45pm against Olpe in the large gym. Second and third rounds will be played as scheduled later that week.
Saturday Morning Basketball Performance Any kids that attended one Saturday can perform. Students should meet at 7 PM in the small gym. Parents do need to pay but students performing get in free.
SCHEDULE CHANGE: The times for HS and JH graduation have changed. Junior High graduation will now be at 2pm on May 9th, 2020. High School graduation will now be at 4pm on May 9th, 2020.
Rescheduled games due to the recent snow days: 12/16/2019 JH BB @ Olpe - Rescheduled to 01/09/2020 01/09/2020 JH BB vs Lebo - Cancelled/no make-up date 12/17/2019 HS BB @ Hartford - Rescheduled to 01/24/2020
Looking forward to seeing everyone at school tomorrow for the last day of the semester! Just a reminder, students will begin Winter Break on December 19th and will return for the second semester on January 6th.
ATTENTION: Due to the continuing adverse road conditions within the district, school and all activities have been cancelled for Tuesday, December 17th, 2019. Be safe and Go Trojans!
The MdCV FFA, FBLA, FCCLA Christmas Party is canceled today. Students, bring your gifts to school and we'll schedule time to exchange. Be safe out there.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org or call 785-549-3313
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.
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 email@example.com to reserve yours today!
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.
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
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.
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.
If you missed the elementary Veteran’s Day program you can watch it here https://youtu.be/_BSEt8HPeng
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.
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.
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.
Lunch Menu Change tomorrow - the elementary school will be having a sack lunch instead of pizza.
Attention! Tonight’s HS JV football makeup game against Waverly has been canceled due to unforeseen circumstances.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Reminder, no junior high volleyball practice tonight.
Event Change: The 9/23/19 HS JV FB game against Burlingame has been cancelled.
FYI: If your student will be doing something different after school please call the office BY 3:00 PM.
High school football parent meeting and helmet striping tomorrow! (Thursday, the 22nd) 6 PM in the Melvern commons .
Elementary parents don’t forget soccer and flag football forms need to be turned in Friday!
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.
Tomorrow, Monday August 19 is the first day of the elementary after school program. The program runs Monday-Thursday
We can’t wait to see everyone for enrollment today 1:30 PM-7:00 PM and tomorrow 8:00 AM -12:00 AM.