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Spartan Homecoming Tailgate Dinner September 28th from 5-7 PM

posted Sep 11, 2018, 9:23 AM by Exira-EHK Administrator

The Spartan Homecoming Tailgate Dinner will be held before kickoff on Friday, September 28th from 5-7 PM at the Exira-EHK Football Field in Exira. 

Audubon County Cattlemen will be grilling hamburgers to be served with chips, cookies, and drinks for a free-will donation.

This event is sponsored by Exira-EHK Leadership LEO Club.

Volleyball apparel available until August 30th

posted Aug 20, 2018, 11:34 AM by Exira-EHK Administrator   [ updated Aug 20, 2018, 11:35 AM ]

Exira-EHK Volleyball apparel is now available.  Place your order using the form below and turn in to Coach Koehlmoos or the school office.  Orders are due Thursday, August 30th.

Middle School Orientation August 22nd during Open House

posted Aug 14, 2018, 12:59 PM by Exira-EHK Administrator


With school fast approaching, we will be holding orientation for middle school for the upcoming school year.  The orientation will take place during open house on Wednesday August 22nd.  During this orientation, Mr. Miller will talk about the handbook and expectations.  Mrs. Eischeid will give tours of the building/classrooms. Please mark your schedules and plan to be here at the designated time.

Wednesday, August 22nd
6th and 7th grade:  5:30-6:30 pm
8th grade: 6:30-7:30 pm

All orientations will take place in the old gym.  This would also be a great time to turn in your registration paperwork if you have not done so.  See you soon and enjoy the remainder of the summer.  

Mr. Miller and Mrs. Eischeid

Exira-EHK Junior Class Apparel order open until August 30th

posted Aug 6, 2018, 8:14 PM by Exira-EHK Administrator   [ updated Aug 6, 2018, 8:14 PM ]

Exira-EHK Junior Class Apparel 2018 order is now available through August 30th.  See the link below to view available products and order.

The address of your Team Store website is

Information on the 2018-19 School Year

posted Aug 6, 2018, 8:05 PM by Exira-EHK Administrator

Welcome to the 2018-19 School Year!

Happy August 6th everyone. It is hard to believe that school will be starting soon. As we kick off the new school year, new teachers and their mentors will start on Friday, August 17th . Returning staff will start on Monday August 20th. We are looking forward to the 2018-19 School year as it is a year of transitions and building upgrades.
  • We will be having OPEN House on Wednesday August 22nd
    • Elk Horn will be from 5:30-7:30pm and Exira will be from 4:30-6:30 pm.
    • School starts in both buildings at 8:30 A.M.
  • We will have a 1:30 Dismissal on both Thursday, August 23rd and Friday, August 24th as this will allow our contractors a few more hours to work on the HVAC units.
  • Bus shuttles will leave both locations at 7:55 A.M.
  • If you have elementary students living in Elk Horn and need to go to Exira please have them at the Elk Horn building by 7:45 A.M.
  • If you have Middle School or High School Students living in Exira and need to ride the bus to Elk Horn have them at the Exira building by 7:45 A.M.
  • Please remember as of the 2018-19 School Year that the Exira building will have a preschool and grades K-5. The Elk Horn building will have a Preschool and grade levels 6-12.
  • Preschool this year will be 8:30 A.M. to 11:30 A.M. Monday through Friday.
    • Lunch will not be served to preschool.
  • Booster Club Kick Off is August 16th at 6:30 P.M. with Spaghetti Dinner and 7:30 P.M. start of the program.
    • Come out to meet the coaches and teams as well as the new teachers. This event is in Exira at the Recreation Center. Hope to see you all there!
This summer has been busy in the Exira-EHK Community School District buildings. Thank you to all of the community members who voted for our bond last September as we have been doing many upgrades to our buildings and facilities. We will be having an open house for community members once everything is complete. The goal is to have substantial completion by August 17th . Currently, the Exira building is farther along than the Elk Horn building. It has been a process and Derek, Mitch, Kevin, Theresa and the rest of our outstanding custodial crew have done a great job of working around the construction. If you have questions about registrations, the administrative assistants at each building will start on Thursday, August 9th from 8:00 am to 3:00 pm. They will be able to answer your questions.

If you need a new registration packet, please call or stop in and we will be happy to help. If you have a question about your schedule, please contact Mrs. Eischeid. Listed below are a few important dates coming up over the next month.

Important Dates:
  • August 17th New Teachers Report
  • August 20th Returning Staff Report
  • August 20th 6:00 PM Board Meeting
  • August 22nd Open House see schedule listed above
  • August 23rd K-12 First day of school
  • August 23rd and 24th 1:30 Dismissal both buildings.
  • August 24th First home football game vs Fremont-Mills 7:00 pm
  • August 30th First Day of Preschool
  • September 3rd No School Labor Day
  • September 6th Early Dismissal for Professional Development
If you have any questions, please email or call. In addition, I will also give updates to activities on my Twitter Account @TrevorMiller1

New football bleachers installed

posted Jul 26, 2018, 7:03 AM by Exira-EHK Administrator

The new football bleachers are now in place at Exira-EHK.  Check out the photo below!

Career opportunity for Seniors

posted May 16, 2018, 6:12 AM by Exira-EHK Administrator

See the image below for details on a career opportunity for graduating Seniors. 

Spartan JH Girls capture RVC Track Championship

posted May 9, 2018, 8:04 AM by Exira-EHK Administrator

Congratulations goes out to the Junior High Girls Track team for capturing the Rolling Valley Conference Track Championship honors last night! Our first place team scored 113 points, followed by the runner-up CAM with 95 points! We wish the 8th graders good luck at the High School level and the returning 7th graders! 

Proud coaches, Coach Blake and Coach Dreier

End of Year Memo

posted May 2, 2018, 2:20 PM by Exira-EHK Administrator

Good Afternoon Parents, Guardians, and Community Members:

Due to the number of snow days, late starts, and early outs Exira-EHK CSD last day of school with students has been changed to Friday May 25th with a 12:30 dismissal. 
Elk Horn Building:
Exira elementary riders from Elk Horn will have a 12:15 dismissal
High School Exira Riders will be dismissed at 12:25
High School will be dismissed at 12:30

Exira Building:
Elk Horn riders from Exira will be dismissed at 12:15
Exira building will have a 12:30 dismissal 
It is hard to believe that is is May already and we have 4 weeks left of school .
Please let us know if you have any questions or concerns. 
Thank you,
Mr. Miller
Mrs. Bruns
Mr. Humphrey

Winter sports update; projects progressing

posted Mar 8, 2018, 8:09 AM by Exira-EHK Administrator

The good news is that March is here and hopefully the cold and snow will soon be a distant memory and we will be able to have a normal school week which will allow our students to get back on a routine.

I want to thank everyone that went to Des Moines last week to support the girl's basketball team. Our communities were well represented and our students were complimented on their behavior as I had several people tell me they were some of the politest student fans. It is always nice to hear positives from individuals who work at these events that we have great students in our district! 

The girls qualified for state for the fourth year in a row! It was a great season led by our two Seniors, Sophia Peppers and Kealey Nelson. There are not many student-athletes that can say they made it to state all four years of their career. We have a strong nucleus returning next year, but the two seniors who both scored over 1,000 points for their career will create a gap that others will need to fill. 
The girls lost a tough semi-final game to 3-time state champion Springville. Sophia was named to the State All-Tournament team for the second year in a row which is a tremendous honor. Sophia and Kealey were 1st team All-Conference and Ellie Schultes was 2nd team. Congratulations to Coach Petersen and his staff and to all of the girls on the basketball team!

The boy's basketball team finished a successful season and had 3 representatives on the All-Conference teams: Cole Burmeister 1st team, and Josh Pettepier and Dakota Rold 2nd team. In addition, Cole Madsen and Trey Nelson were honorable mention.  The season ended with a loss to state qualifier Council Bluffs Saint Albert. Cole Madsen, our lone senior, will be missed next year, but with a number of returners, the team should be focused on their goals for next year.  

The wrestlers, with only one senior finishing the season, grew as a team and Dawson Carey was our representative in districts. It was good to see a few of our younger students show improvement and hopefully, we will be able to add to our line up next year.

At the February board meeting, contractors were approved for our general obligation bond projects. I will provide additional timelines as we meet with the contractors and figure out starting dates. The bids came in at budget which allows us to move forward instead of sending out to rebid with different designs. KPE, our architect, and the school board were pleased with the number of bids we received and were happy that some of our local contractors submitted a bid and were awarded different parts of the enhancements. 

This facility update could not have happened without the support of our communities because we had 72% vote yes for the board which is impressive with the economy and our demographics. Once the projects have been completed we will open up the buildings for the communities to see the improvements. 

Have a great few weeks and hopefully we will see Spring soon!  Please let me know if you have any questions or concerns.

Trevor Miller 
Superintendent/High School Principal 

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