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Satanta Class of 2019 Scholarship Recognition and Signing Ceremony

On Thursday, May 9, 2019, at 2:00 p.m. the Satanta Junior-Senior School student body met in the school’s main gymnasium to recognize the scholarship awards of the Class of 2019 and to celebrate their commitment to their future . . .

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Satanta FCCLA Sponsors Summer Food Donation Program

The Satanta chapter of FCCLA is proud to provide the schools of USD 507, Satanta, with a Care Closet stocked with food and toiletries for students in need. As this school year drew to a close, Care Closet organizer Ella Burrows determined . . .

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New Chief and Princess Satanta Named

May 11, 2019, marked the celebration of another Satanta Day, which included the coronation of a new Chief and Princess Satanta. This year these honors went to Satanta junior Houston Friend and Satanta sophomore Addison King. This . . .

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Satanta Seniors Establish Scholarship in Honor of Fallen Classmate

The Satanta High School Class of 2019 recently announced that a scholarship in honor of fallen classmate Brandon Salas has been established. Four members of the class, Brian Duran, Lizahi Quiñonez-Salas, Gabriel Salas, and . . .

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Satanta Seniors’ Work Published in SCCC Telolith

Two Satanta seniors, Brittani Lauppe and Adan Gutierrez, were recently announced as among the Seward County Community College (SCCC) students whose works were selected for publication in the Telolith , a journal of literature and art . . .

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Satanta Chieftain Staff Attends KSPA State Contest

Photo by Adan Gutierrez   Satanta High School’s 2019 Chieftain Staff attended the Kansas Scholastic Press Association (KSPA) State Journalism Contest in Lawrence, KS on May 4, 2019. Over 1,200 students from . . .

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Satanta High School Students Receive Awards at FHSU Art Show

By Emilio Hernandez

Lake Sunderland, Dakota Oliver, Gabe Mendoza, Leslie Cabrera, Brittani Lauppe   The Satanta High School Art Class had works to enter at an annual art competition at Fort Hays State University on April 17. The art . . .

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Satanta Junior-High School Receives KSDE Challenge Award

By Emilio Hernandez

On May 9, 2019, Kansas State School Board Member Jean Clifford visited Satanta to present the junior-senior high school with a Challenge Award from the Kansas State Department of Education.     These . . .

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Satanta Science and History Club Takes Biennial Trip

Satanta High School (SHS) students involved in the school’s Science and History Club worked over the course of two years to raise funds to take an educational trip across Kansas this spring. This trip took place on April . . .

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Satanta Student Council Recognizes Outstanding Student, Teacher

By Ryan Burrows

On Monday, May 6, 2019, Satanta Student Council President Houston Friend and Vice-president Ella Burrows announced the winners of the Janie Lutz Student of the Year Award and the Janie Lutz Teacher of the Year Award, two . . .

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Satanta Track Team Strikes Gold, Silver, and Bronze at Haskell County Relays

By Ryan Burrows

The Satanta High School track and field team had a strong showing at the 2019 Haskell County Relays held in Sublette on April 23, 2019. In spite of the rainy conditions, the team brought home many medals.   . . .

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Forecast for Fun at Satanta Day 2019

By Lizete Olivas

On May 11, 2019, the community of Satanta will host its annual Satanta Day celebration. The fun actually begins with the arrival of the carnival on Friday, May 10. The carnival runs 7:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m. on Friday with bracelets for . . .

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Haskell County Softball Finds Success

By Lizete Olivas

Haskell County Softball, a combination of players from Satanta and Sublette, is having a great season thus far, amassing the following record:   SWH 2-0 Elkhart 2-2 Ness City 4-2 . . .

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Satanta FCCLA Well Represented at State, Looks Toward Nationals

By Ella Burrows

In photo: Ella Burrows, Addison King, Sicely Jackson, and Kara Kunselman    The 73rd annual Kansas FCCLA (Family, Career, and Community Leaders of America) State Leadership Conference was held in Wichita, . . .

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Satanta Students Well Represented in SCCC Poetry Contest

By Claudia Jones

Seward County Community College (SCCC) Poetry Contest winners from Satanta High School include Leslie Cabrera, Brittani Lauppe, Lake Sunderland, Kenia Hermosillo, and Jody Zimmerman; these students were all been chosen to present their . . .

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SCCC “The Little Mermaid” theater production

By Claudia Jones

On Friday April 5, 2019, a group of Satanta students and teachers (along with other adult sponsors and their children) attended Seward County Community College’s production of the The Little Mermaid . This group included high . . .

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Satanta Family and Consumer Science Classroom Undergoes Major Remodel

By Leslie Cabrera

Mrs. Judy Stuckey, Satanta Family and Consumer Science (FACS) teacher and Family, Career and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA) sponsor, began teaching in Satanta seven years ago, using a kitchen that dates back to the 1970s. That began . . .

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Satanta Junior High Track Experiences Success at South Gray

By Adrian Najera

Junior High track is underway in Satanta. This year’s boys’ and girls’ teams are coached by Corey Bixler, Jeremy Hazen, and Libby Warrick. The team’s first track meet was held at South Gray on March 26. . . .

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Satanta Prom Transports Students to the "Secret Garden"

By Lizahi Quinonez-Salas

The Satanta High School junior class worked hard to make Prom possible. Over the last three years, they have done fundraisers, worked concession stands and served meals, and sold everything from t-shirts to cheese. All that hard work . . .

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Satanta Students Prepare for Area Poetry Contest

By Claudia Jones

As the month of March draws to an end, and April, National Poetry Month, appears on the calendar, Satanta High School’s Mr. Ryan Burrows has partnered with the Dudley Township Library to host two poetry workshops for students . . .

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Christian Pop Band Performs in Satanta

By Leslie Cabrera

Pictured here: Satanta junior Jaylon Essix with members of Attaboy   On the heels of the success of last year’s concert featuring the band Christian Soldiers, Satanta School Resource Officer Tiffany . . .

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Satanta’s Friend and Burrows Named Youth Tour Winners

  Ella Burrows, Satanta sophomore, and Houston Friend, Satanta junior, have been named 2019 Youth Tour winners by Southern Pioneer Electric. Burrows will attend The Washington, D.C. “Government in Action” Youth . . .

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Satanta Winter Homecoming 2019

By Lizete Olivas

  At Satanta High School, a big part of the Winter Homecoming Week is Spirit Week. The cheerleaders, who are in charge of the Winter Homecoming festivities, post signs around school advertising the Spirit Week days. This . . .

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Satanta High School Captures State Scholars’ Bowl Title

By Ryan Burrows

In photo (L-R): Coach Ryan Burrows, Sami Small, Jody Zimmerman, Adan Gutierrez, Ella Burrows, Jaylon Essix, and Andrew Heimerich.   The Satanta High School Scholars’ Bowl team captured the 1A KSHSAA State . . .

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Satanta Students Among Southern Plains Iroquois Activities Association 2019 Big Read Winners

By Ryan Burrows

The (Southern Plains Iroquois Activities Association) SPIAA Big Read project, patterned after the National Endowment for the Arts Big Read program, was developed in 2016 and implemented in 2017 with purpose of broadening student . . .

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Regional Scholars' Bowl Champions

Congratulations to the KSHSAA 1A Regional Scholars' Bowl Champions! They will compete at State Scholars' Bowl on February 9th.  Andrew Heimerich, Sami Small, Adan Gutierrez Jody Zimmerman, Jaylon Essix, Ella . . .

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Satanta High School Captures 1A Regional Scholars' Bowl Title

The Satanta High School Scholars’ Bowl team (front row: Jody Zimmerman, Jaylon Essix, and Ella Burrows; back row Coach Ryan Burrows, Andrew Heimerich, Sami Small, and Adan Gutierrez) captured first place on January 31, 2019, at . . .

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Southern Pioneer Electric Awards Satanta Grade School H.U.G.S. Grant

By Ryan Burrows

Members of Southern Pioneer Electric H.U.G.S. team recently made a trip to Satanta to present USD 507 with a $3,158.15 grant award. The H.U.G.S. program, which stands for Helping Us Give to Society, is funded by Southern Pioneer . . .

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Satanta High School Captures 2019 SPIAA League Scholars’ Bowl Title

By Ryan Burrows

The Satanta High School Scholars’ Bowl team captured the SPIAA league title on January 7, 2019, at the league tournament at Pawnee Heights. The team, consisting of senior Adan Gutierrez; juniors Jaylon Essix, Andrew . . .

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Satanta High School Students Receive SPIAA League Football and Volleyball Honors

By Adrian Najera

The fall sports season came to end in October; the Southern Plains-Iroquois Activities Association (SPIAA) subsequently awarded students from its member schools with volleyball and football league honors. Several Satanta students . . .

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Snowball Fight and TRIBE Assembly Marks End of Semester

By Lizete Olivas

December 21 marked the last day of the fall semester for students at Satanta Junior-Senior High School. The Satanta KAYs organization. sponsored by Mrs. Janis Grover, hosted an indoor snowball fight for high school students to . . .

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Twas the Day Before Break

By Emilio Hernandez

The day before Christmas break at Satanta High School was an exciting one for students. Finals were taken on Tuesday and Wednesday, and Thursday, December 20, was set aside for community service and career exploration. High . . .

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FCCLA-SUMC Christmas Food Distribution Proves Successful

By John Loewen

On December 12, 2018, Satanta FCCLA delivered 17 food boxes to Satanta families in need of little extra help during the holiday season. The distribution, organized as part of the organization’s Care Closets project, utilized . . .

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Satanta Show Choir Shares Christmas Karaoke

By Claudia Jones

On December 11, 2018, Satanta High School Show Choir shared a Christmas karaoke experience with the seniors at Legacy Suites, which is adjacent to the Satanta District Hospital and Long-term Care Unit. Students Leslie Cabrera, Brittani . . .

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Satanta Students Named to National Honor Society

By Emilio Hernandez

National Honor Society recognizes students who display character, leadership, scholarship, and service in their school and community. Six Satanta High School students were recently inducted into the local chapter of the national . . .

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Satanta and Sublette Students Experience “A Christmas Carol” Firsthand

By Susan Williams

The children of Haskell County and South Gray were given a gift of Christmas spirit with a production of “A Christmas Carol” presented New York-based actors, Brett Crandall and Jordon Snow on Thursday, December 13, 2018. The . . .

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Satanta Teachers Exercise Their Faces, Students Practice Journalistic Writing

By The Chieftain Staff

Photo by Hunter Clark   The Face Slimmer is an Asian product that helps work out the face. Guest speaker, Sue Sprenkle, a SCCC journalism instructor, brought this silly item to the Satanta Grade School on Wednesday, . . .

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Satanta High School National Honor Society to Host Blood Drive

By Leslie Cabrera

The American Red Cross is coming back Satanta this January. This scholarship drive will be hosted by Satanta National Honor Society in the Satanta High School Cafeteria, on Thursday, January 10, 2019, from 2:00 PM till 6:00 PM. . . .

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Teresa Anthony Receives USD 507 School Board Recognition

By Brian Duran

(In photo (L-R) USD 507 Superintendent Mike Ward, Teresa Anthony, and USD 507 BOE President Stephanie Anton  Teresa Anthony was recently recognized at a USD 507 Board of Education (BOE) meeting for 15 years of service to the . . .

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SPIAA Big Read Completes Second Cycle with Event at Kiowa County High School

By Ryan Burrows

On November 28, 2018, high school students from six SPIAA league schools (Ashland, Bucklin, Kiowa County, Minneola, Satanta, and South Gray) gathered at Kiowa County High School for the culminating event of the league-wide Big Read of . . .

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Officer Tiffany Gasseling Joins Satanta High School Staff

By Leslie Cabrera

Satanta Jr.-Sr. High welcomed its new School Resource Officer (SRO) Tiffany Gasseling, this past August. Gasseling graduated from Stanton County High School before continuing her education at Fort Hays State University. Gasseling made . . .

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Satanta Jr. High Boys’ Basketball Experiences Success

By Lizete Olivas

The Satanta Junior High basketball season opened with a game at Hodgeman County on November 1, 2018. The boys emerged victorious, winning by a score of 49-25.The Indians next competed at Moscow on Tuesday, November 13 having had their . . .

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Science and History Club Talent Show

By Claudia Jones

On Saturday, November 17 the Satanta High School Science and History Club hosted a community talent show at Satanta District Hospital Long Term Care Unit. Sydney McKinney, Sicily Jackson, and Tanna Anderson were among those featured in . . .

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Stop the Bleeding Training Held at Satanta High School

By Lizahi Quinonez Salas

On Tuesday, November 13, 2018, the Satanta High School health class hosted a visit from Satanta District Hospital nursing director Tina Pendergraft who taught students how to identify a life-threatening bleed and provide first aid. . . .

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Santa Set to Visit Satanta

By Jacob Loewen

The Satanta Chamber of Commerce invites the community to come to the Satanta Community Building on Saturday, December 8 from 9:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. to meet Santa Claus. Bring your children to sit on Santa’s lap and tell . . .

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Satanta High School Hosts Halloween Carnival

By Jacob Loewen

The Satanta High School Halloween Carnival was held on Friday, October 26, 2018, at the Satanta High School from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. There were a variety of different of games and activities for the children in attendance. There . . .

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Senior Spotlights

Satanta Senior Spotlights is dedicated to recognizing graduating seniors who are attending Satanta High School. This edition of Satanta Senior Spotlights features three members of the SHS Class of 2019: Lizahi Quinonez Salas, . . .

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Top Feather Winners Announced at Satanta Grade School

By Lizete Olivas

Satanta Grade School’s Positive Behavior Incentive System (PBIS) encourages positive student behavior. Students in grades PK-5 who exhibit good behavior are rewarded with Tribe Feathers. These feathers are symbols of a job well . . .

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Satanta Scholars' Bowl Begins New Season

By Lizahi Quinonez-Salas

The Satanta High School Scholars’ Bowl team began its season with a first-place finish at Meade on October 15 where they finished with a record of 9-0. The team went to Ashland on October 22 where it earned a second-place . . .

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Satanta High School Scholars’ Bowl Gears Up for New Season

By Brian Duran

Satanta Scholars’ Bowl has earned a reputation for excellence with four state titles, including one in 2017. This year the goal is for the team is to begin its journey back to the state championship. Returning players from last . . .

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Heather Stegman Named Satanta Jr.-Sr. High School Principal

By Emilio Hernandez

Heather Stegman has joined the USD 507, Satanta, staff as principal of Satanta Jr.-Sr. High School. Before assuming the position of principal, Stegman was a special education teacher in Holcomb for 22 years. She graduated from . . .

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Teresa Anthony Joins USD 507 as District Counselor

By Claudia Jones

Teresa Anthony is the new school counselor for the USD 507 school district. Before starting her new career, Anthony had been an active member of the Satanta Elementary Parent-Teacher Organization and had served as a school board . . .

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Satanta High School Football Team Seeks to Defy Expectations

By Adrian Najera

After a disappointing loss to the Spearville Lancers at their season opener, the Satanta Indians prepared for their first home football game on September 7 against the South Gray Rebels. Satanta won this game by a very close score . . .

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Satanta High School Initiates Senior Mentoring Plan

By John Loewen

College planning can be a stressful part of a student’s senior year. Satanta High School is helping to make that process easier for students by creating a senior mentoring program. As a part of this process, all of the seniors took a . . .

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Satanta High School Volleyball Places Fourth in Pre-season Tournament

By Lizete Olivas

The Satanta High School volleyball team started off a new season with two new coaches: head coach Joyce Apsley and assistant coach Libby Warrick. This year’s season started out with the Satanta Pre-season Invitational . . .

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Satanta Prepares for Homecoming 2018

By Claudia Jones

The theme for Fall Homecoming at Satanta High School is “The Indians of Oz.” Activities for this Oz-inspired event will begin on Monday, September 24. Throughout the USD 507 school district, Spirit Week will kick off the . . .

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Mr. Cory Bixler Joins Satanta Jr.-Sr. High School Faculty

By Jacob Loewen

Cory Bixler is the new junior high science teacher at Satanta Jr.-Sr. High School. Before Bixler came to Satanta, he was teaching at Stanton County High School as a high school biology and chemistry teacher. Before his time at . . .

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Senior Spotlights

By Leslie Cabrera

Brian Duran                   Lizete Olivas                  Claudia Jones   . . .

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