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APR

23

WED
EMS State Science Test
7th grade only
Source Calendar: EMS Campus Calendar
GMS Vocal Music Festival @ Augusta
Source Calendar: GMS Campus Calendar
EHS STUCO Elections
for 8th Graders only
Source Calendar: EMS Campus Calendar
Challenger 5th grade Math Assessments
Source Calendar: CHA Campus Calendar
Pioneer League DII Music Festival
08:00 AM
@ Augusta MS
Source Calendar: EMS Campus Calendar
Tennis: Boys Varsity
3:00 PM
Location: Goddard High School
Opponent: Andover, Maize South, Wichita-Kapaun Mt. Carmel
Source Calendar: GHS Athletics/Activites
Tennis: Boys JV
3:00 PM
Location: Maize High School
Opponent: Maize
Source Calendar: GHS Athletics/Activites
PTO Night at Sonic
5:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Source Calendar: OAK Campus Calendar
Candy Bomber Assembly @ EHS
12:45 PM
Source Calendar: EMS Campus Calendar

APR

24

THU
EMS State Science Test
7th grade only
Source Calendar: EMS Campus Calendar
Golf: Boys JV
3:00 PM
Location: TBA
Opponent: Valley Center
Source Calendar: EHS Athletics Calendar
Golf: Boys JV
3:00 PM
Location: Newton Sand Creek Station Golf Course
Opponent: Valley Center
Source Calendar: GHS Athletics/Activites
3:00 PM
Location: Newton Sand Creek Station Golf Course
Opponent: Valley Center
Source Calendar: GHS Athletics/Activites
3:00 PM
Location: Newton Sand Creek Station Golf Course
Opponent: Valley Center
Source Calendar: GHS Athletics/Activites
3:00 PM
Location: Newton Sand Creek Station Golf Course
Opponent: Valley Center
Source Calendar: GHS Athletics/Activites
EMS Track -- Kilmer Classic Invitational
3:30 PM
at Challenger Track
Source Calendar: EMS Campus Calendar
EMS Track -- Kilmer Classic Invitational
3:30 PM
at Challenger Track
Source Calendar: EMS Campus Calendar
GMS Track Invitational
3:30 PM
Location: Goddard MS Football Field
Source Calendar: GMS Athletics
Tennis: Boys JV
3:30 PM
Location: Goddard High School
Opponent: Goddard
Source Calendar: EHS Athletics Calendar
Tennis: Boys JV
3:30 PM
Location: Goddard High School
Opponent: Eisenhower HS
Source Calendar: GHS Athletics/Activites
Baseball: Boys C-Team
4:00 PM
Location: Eisenhower High School
Opponent: Eisenhower HS
Source Calendar: GHS Athletics/Activites
Track and Field: JV
4:00 PM
Location: McPherson High School
Opponent: McPherson
Source Calendar: GHS Athletics/Activites
Soccer: Girls JV
4:30 PM
Location: Eisenhower High School
Opponent: Goddard
Source Calendar: EHS Athletics Calendar
Soccer: Girls JV
4:30 PM
Location: Eisenhower High School
Opponent: Eisenhower HS
Source Calendar: GHS Athletics/Activites
Soccer: Girls Varsity
6:00 PM
Location: Eisenhower High School
Opponent: Goddard
Source Calendar: EHS Athletics Calendar
Soccer: Girls Varsity
6:00 PM
Location: Eisenhower High School
Opponent: Eisenhower HS
Source Calendar: GHS Athletics/Activites
Challenger Orchestra Concert
7:00 PM
Challenger Gym
Source Calendar: CHA Campus Calendar
Student Directed One Acts
7:00 PM
Location: Auditorium
Source Calendar: GHS Athletics/Activites

APR

25

FRI
Spring Picture Packets/Money
Money and/or Packets are due by Monday, April 28th.
You can pay by cash, check or online. The online instructions are located on the payment instruction sheet.
If you do purchase online, please be sure to write your online payment code number on the return slip and send back to your students teacher.
Thank you and if you have any questions please call the office.
Source Calendar: CDS Campus Calendar
Cap & Gown Potraits
07:30 AM
Location: Main Gym, Aux Gym
Source Calendar: EHS Athletics Calendar
Panoramic Group Photo
07:30 AM
Location: Main Gym, Aux Gym
Source Calendar: EHS Athletics Calendar
GMS Circle of Friends
09:00 AM to 1:30 PM
Sedgwick Zoo & Park Field Trip
Source Calendar: GMS Campus Calendar
Discovery 5th grade bowling field trip
09:30 AM to 11:30 AM
Source Calendar: DIS Campus Calendar
Pizza Hut Night
10:00 AM to 10:00 PM
Source Calendar: EXP Campus Calendar
Golf: Boys Varsity
3:00 PM
Location: Cherry Oaks Golf Course
Opponent: Wichita Collegiate
Source Calendar: EHS Athletics Calendar
Golf: Boys Varsity
3:00 PM
Location: Arkansas City High School
Opponent: Arkansas City
Source Calendar: GHS Athletics/Activites
Baseball: Varsity
4:00 PM
Location: Eisenhower High School
Opponent: Hutchinson
Source Calendar: EHS Athletics Calendar
Baseball: JV
4:00 PM
Location: Eisenhower High School
Opponent: Hutchinson
Source Calendar: EHS Athletics Calendar
Softball: Varsity
4:00 PM
Location: Eisenhower High School
Opponent: Hutchinson
Source Calendar: EHS Athletics Calendar
Softball: JV
4:00 PM
Location: Eisenhower High School
Opponent: Hutchinson
Source Calendar: EHS Athletics Calendar
Track and Field: Varsity
4:00 PM
Location: Buhler High School
Opponent: Buhler
Source Calendar: EHS Athletics Calendar
Baseball: Varsity
4:00 PM
Location: Goddard High School
Opponent: Arkansas City
Source Calendar: GHS Athletics/Activites
Baseball: JV
4:00 PM
Location: Goddard High School
Opponent: Arkansas City
Source Calendar: GHS Athletics/Activites
Softball: Varsity
4:00 PM
Location: Goddard High School
Opponent: Arkansas City
Source Calendar: GHS Athletics/Activites
Softball: JV
4:00 PM
Location: Goddard High School
Opponent: Arkansas City
Source Calendar: GHS Athletics/Activites
Track and Field: Varsity
4:00 PM
Location: Buhler High School
Opponent: Buhler
Source Calendar: GHS Athletics/Activites
Baily"s Bash
5:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Source Calendar: CHA Campus Calendar
Student Directed One Acts
7:00 PM
Location: Auditorium
Source Calendar: GHS Athletics/Activites

APR

26

SAT
State Solo And Small Ensembles
Source Calendar: EHS Athletics Calendar
Spring Picture Packets/Money
Money and/or Packets are due by Monday, April 28th.
You can pay by cash, check or online. The online instructions are located on the payment instruction sheet.
If you do purchase online, please be sure to write your online payment code number on the return slip and send back to your students teacher.
Thank you and if you have any questions please call the office.
Source Calendar: CDS Campus Calendar
State Solo & Small Ensembles
Location: Emporia
Source Calendar: GHS Athletics/Activites
Tennis: Boys Varsity
09:00 AM
Location: Salina Central High School
Opponent: Salina Central
Source Calendar: GHS Athletics/Activites
PTO at Tanganyka
10:30 AM to 5:00 PM
Source Calendar: OAK Campus Calendar
Prom
7:00 PM
Source Calendar: GHS Athletics/Activites

APR

27

SUN
Spring Picture Packets/Money
Money and/or Packets are due by Monday, April 28th.
You can pay by cash, check or online. The online instructions are located on the payment instruction sheet.
If you do purchase online, please be sure to write your online payment code number on the return slip and send back to your students teacher.
Thank you and if you have any questions please call the office.
Source Calendar: CDS Campus Calendar
About USD 265 Goddard Public Schools
 

Leading in Excellence
From the first graduating class in 1918, Goddard Public Schools has proven itself a leader in educational excellence. More than 87% of our students continue their education in college or vocational training. Our students are recognized by the college community for the excellent scholastic preparation provided by Goddard Public Schools — recognition that is verified by thousands of dollars in scholarships and awards granted our graduates each year.

Goddard's administration understands the delicate balance between traditionalism and change. Our teachers understand the importance of preparing students for an international community. We have a tradition of seeking the best instructional tools from innovative education methods. Goddard students are well-educated, not merely instructed. As one instructor explains, “Goddard is leading, not giving excuses.”

A continual theme found in Goddard Public Schools is “Teachers Care.” In the midst of growing and changing times, we attract and keep outstanding teachers by offering quality surroundings accompanied by an excellent salary schedule.


Growing and Changing with the Times
Many families specifically choose to locate in the Goddard USD 265 because of our long-standing reputation for excellence and student achievement. Demographics and state assessment results for USD 265, are shown on the Building, District and State Report Cards link on the Kansas State Department of Education website, www.ksde.org. Goddard is located in south central Sedgwick County less than 5 miles from Wichita.

The area served by Goddard schools is basically bounded by Central Ave. on the north and Tyler Rd. on the east (in Wichita), and 55th St. on the south and Viola Rd. on the west, in rural Sedgwick County. (Please see the school district map for specific boundaries.) Bus routes cover the entire district.

Services for students with special education needs are provided through the Sedgwick County Special Education Cooperative. All federally mandated programs are available. The district also participates in the federal school lunch and breakfast programs. Students have the option of bringing their lunch to school or purchasing a lunch prepared by our nutrition services staff during the closed lunch period. Breakfast is available at elementary, intermediate, middle, and high schools 20 minutes prior to the opening of school, and during a morning break at the high school.


Preparing for the Future
Goddard Public Schools serves more than 5,500 students in pre-kindergarten through twelfth grade. Equipment and facilities are continuously upgraded, keeping our students on the cutting edge of technological advancements giving them an advantage in both collegiate and vocational settings. Goddard Public Schools is a rapidly-growing district. Based upon the number of houses under construction and new subdivisions on the drawing board, we anticipate rapid growth to continue for several years. This growth has led to significant expansion of district facilities in recent years. Changes over the past ten years include:

  • $83.6 million dollar bond issue passed on November 6, 2007. Funds to be used to:
    • Eisenhower High School opened in August 2011
    • Eisenhower Middle School opened in August 2010
    • Apollo Elementary School opened in August 2010
    • $5 million for technology enhancement
  • Explorer Elementary opened in August 2006
  • 10 tennis courts to jointly serve Goddard High School and Eisenhower Middle School opened in August 2006 school year
  • Additional gymnasium at Robert Goddard Middle School opened in Spring 2006
  • Additional gymnasium at Eisenhower Middle School opened in the 2006-07 school year
  • Counseling center, kitchen and lockers at Robert Goddard Middle School were remodeled and opened in January 2006
  • More than $6 million in technology updates were provided by the 2004 bond election.
  • Dwight D. Eisenhower Middle School opened in August 2002
  • Goddard District Sports Complex opened in 2001
  • Cafeteria/kitchen addition at the intermediate schools in January 2001
  • Amelia Earhart Elementary opened in August 2001
  • Gymnasium addition at Oak Street Elementary opened in December 2000
  • Goddard High School opened in 1997
  • former GHS building remodeled to become Robert Goddard Middle School
Contact Information
Goddard Public Schools
201 S. Main
P.O. Box 249
Goddard, Kansas 67052
Schedule:

Monday-Friday
7:30 AM-4:15 PM

Phone: 316-794-4000
Fax: 316-794-2222
Mission Statement

The mission of Goddard School District, USD 265 is to educate all students for lifelong success.

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