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USD 490 eNews

January 31, 2019


Sue Givens receives KSSA 2019 Distinguished Service Award

     USD 490 Superintendent Sue Givens received the 2019 Distinguished Service Award from KSSA during their annual awards banquet on January 16.
     Click here to read the full article.

Sue Givens KSSA award  
L-R: 2019 Superintendent of the Year Glen Suppes (Smoky Valley USD 400) and
KSSA 2019 Distinguished Service Award recipient Sue Givens


USD 490 receives KASB publication awards

     USD 490 was named a Sweepstakes winner for the 1700-4999 enrollment category in the 2018 KanSPRA/KASB Publications contest.
     Click here to read the full article.


PIE announces new program

     Partners In Education Foundation Inc, (PIE) is pleased to announce a new program, Mrs. Banks' Closet, facilitated through PIE.
     Click here to read the full article.

Mrs Banks Closet
L-R: Katie Banks-Todd, Michelle Banks, John Banks, Alana McNary- PIE President


USD 490 school board members receive KASB leadership training

     Several USD 490 school board members received recognition for their participation in the Kansas Association of School Boards Leadership Academy.
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2019 KTOY nominees tour USD 490

     Eight fellow 2019 Kansas Teacher of the Year candidates joined EMS Intellectual Disability Teacher Connie Allmond for a tour of USD 490 on January 23.


     Click here to read the full article.

2019 KTOY team


EHS Extend students visit local nursing home

     Students at EHS Extend Campus visited residents at Lakepoint of El Dorado on January 7 and 8. The visits were the first of a series of visits students will make to interview and exercise with residents on both the assisted living and nursing home sides of the facility.
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volleyball at Lakepoint
L-R: Wesley Wise, JAG Instructor Clarence Wagner, Johany Barraza, and Autumn Bowlin
play chair volleyball with Lakepoint residents on January 22.


EHS hosts Traffic Safety Day

     EHS hosted Traffic Safety Day on January 24. Booths were set up in the EHS commons during lunch so students could participate in the activities when they finished eating.
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driving simulator
An EHS student tries the driving simulator during lunch.


  Connection Section small

    The Connection Section will feature a different opportunity each month for parents
and/or community members to connect with our schools.

Class Parties and School Assemblies

     Class parties offer parents an opportunity to visit their children for some fun in their classroom. There are several of these throughout the year in the elementary schools, and students enjoy showing their parents around their classroom.
     Please contact your child’s teacher to sign up to bring treats or volunteer to help with games and activities. Classroom party dates and times are on the District Activity Calendar and on DynaCal.
     School Assemblies recognize student achievements and milestones and provide important information. Parents are invited to attend these assemblies to help honor their students and celebrate their hard work.
     Most awards assemblies are listed on the District Activities Calendar or on DynaCal. Please check with your child’s school office for more information.


 

 
 
 
 
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District Highlights



School Spelling Bee winners will compete at county bee Feb. 1

     School-level Spelling Bee winners will represent USD 490 in the Butler County Spelling Bee on February 1.
     Click here to read the full article.


El Dorado Kiwanis donate money to local schools

     The El Dorado Kiwanis Club donated $3,000 to elementary schools in El Dorado on January 24.
     Click here to read the full article.

Kiwanis eNews
L-R: Tony Allison, Misty Gawith, Susan Holthaus, DeDe Pierce


Mill Valley girls basketball team visits Grandview students

     The Mill Valley girls basketball team visited Grandview kindergarten students on January 25.
     Click here to read the full article.

Mill Valley basketball


EHS basketball players receive All-Tournament honors

     Several EHS basketball players received All-Tournament honors during the Bluestem and Lady Cat Classic tournaments January 17-19 and January 24-26.
     Click here to read the full article


Skelly students learn about Kansas symbols

     Skelly students learned about Kansas symbols from Great Plains Nature Center on January 30.
     Click here to read the full article.

Great Plains Nature Center


Elementary students create valentines for army trainees

     Blackmore Special Education Teacher Carol Moore partnered with Elementary Art Teacher Tiffany Harris to help students create Valentine's Day cards for trainees on Fort Jackson army base in South Carolina.
     Click here to read the full article.

Valentines for army trainees


EHS students sign to cheer for Coffeyville Community College

     EHS seniors Kaylee Baird and Hannah Milligan signed to cheer for Coffeyville Community College on January 17.
     Click here to read the full article.

Kaylee Baird and Hannah Milligan
L-R: Hannah Milligan, Coffeyville Cheer Coach, Kaylee Baird


Chase Veatch signs with Pratt Community College

     EHS senior Chase Veatch signed his letter of intent to play baseball with Pratt Community College on January 23.

Chase Veatch small photo
L-R: EHS Coach Bill Shaw, Elesa Veatch, Chase Veatch, Doug Veatch, Drew Veatch


Christian Price signs with Southwestern College

     EHS senior Christan Price signed to run cross country and track for Southwestern College on January 7.
     Click here to read the full article

Christian Price
Back L-R: Assistant Cross Country Coach Jordon Regehr, Assistant Cross Country Coach Julie Jones, Head Cross Country Coach David Herrs
Front L-R: Dewey Price, Christian Price, Tiffani Price


EHS student plays on All-American football team

     EHS senior Cody Wittenberg played wide receiver on the Blue/Gray All American football team in Tampa, Florida on January 5 and 6.
     Click here to read the full article.

Cody Wittenberg small photo


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