It’s Back to School Time


The back to school activities are underway at USD 214 schools this week and next week. District enrollment will take place at the Ulysses High School gymnasium on Thursday, August 4th from 11:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Online enrollment is also available at If you miss Thursday’s enrollment, you may go to your child’s school building to enroll during regular school hours on Friday, August 5th. Make sure you stop at the district nurse’s office at Joyce School prior to enrolling.

Chromebook pickup will take place next week at the Joyce School gym from 8:00 to 4:00. Pickup for 7th and 8th graders is Monday, August 8th, Freshman and sophomores can pickup on Tuesday the 9th and juniors and seniors pickup is Wednesday, August 10th. If you miss your scheduled day for pickup, Chromebooks will be available for pickup on Thursday, August 11th.

Elementary connections will be held at Hickok and Sullivan Elementary schools on Monday, August 15th from 11:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. and Tuesday, August 16th from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. It’s a great time to tour the school and meet the teachers. Sign up at

Kepley Middle school will hold Family School Connection on Monday, August 15th from 11:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. On Tuesday, August 16th, the first day of school for sixth graders and new students only will be held from 11:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Lunch will be served.

The first day of school for all students will be Wednesday, August 17th. Fall sports practices are scheduled to begin on Monday, August 15th.


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