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USD 490 eNews

May 27, 2020

EHS announces graduation plans

     EHS Principal Bruce Lolling and Senior Class Vice President Nate Walker created a video to share the Class of 2020 graduation plans.
     Click here to read more or watch the video.

USD 490 elementary schools named PLTW Distinguished Schools

     All three USD 490 elementary schools have been recognized as 2019-2020 Project Lead The Way (PLTW) Distinguished Schools for providing broad access to transformative learning opportunities for students through PLTW Launch.
     Click here to read the full article.

EHS seniors named KS Governor's Scholars

     EHS seniors Karley Faudere and Mahlon Hart were named 2020 KS Governor's Scholars.
     This is the thirty-seventh year of the Kansas Governor’s Scholars program. The program recognizes outstanding high school seniors who finished in the top one percent of their graduating class.

EHS seniors recognized as KS State Scholars

     Seven El Dorado High School seniors were designated 2020 Kansas State Scholars by the Kansas Board of Regents.
     Evan Barkus, Karley Faudere, Mahlon Hart, Ryan Hus, Jake Johnson, Mallory Parsons, and Nate Walker received the designation for completing the Kansas State Scholars curriculum, maintaining an average GPA of 3.91 or higher, and earning an ACT score of 31 or higher.
     Fourteen other EHS seniors completed the scholar’s curriculum, but did not meet the other qualifications to be named State Scholars.

EHS seniors receive Myrrl Houck Memorial Scholarship

     Fourteen seniors were awarded the Myrrl Houck Memorial Scholarship for demonstrating academic excellence.
     The recipients were: Evan Barkus, Sarah Cavallaro, Karley Faudere, Ryan Hus, Raygon Gomez, Jake Johnson, Garrett Meyer, Mallory Parsons, Nalea Payton, Louie Tipton, Brittie Towner, Nate Walker, Kai Wernli, and Kimberly Yates.
     Students received awards amounting to $500 each, producing a total of $184,090 in scholarships which have been granted to 619 students since the Houck scholarship program began in 1960.
     To be eligible for the scholarship, students must be Summa Cum Laude graduates and earn at least a 3.8 GPA in academically-challenging classes including four units of Honors English, Geometry, Advanced Algebra II, Trigonometry/Math Analysis, Science (3 credits that included Chemistry and Physics), and two years of the same foreign language.

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District Highlights

Camp Pride alternatives being explored

     After careful consideration, the decision was made to not have Camp Pride this year. While we value the program, and were looking forward to seeing students, our focus must remain on student and staff safety. We appreciate your understanding as we work to navigate these ever-changing conditions are are grateful to have you all as #partofthepride.
    We are still exploring alternative options to the traditional camp, and will release more information as it becomes available.
    If you have students who attend USD 490, please take a moment to fill out this survey to help us as we explore these alternative summer program options: Please take a moment to fill out this survey about summer learning:

Grandview selected as Choose to Be Nice school of the month

     Grandview Elementary was selected as the Choose To Be Nice Featured School of the Month for May.
     You can read the Choose To Be Nice article by clicking here.

Online enrollment opens July 1

    Online enrollment for the 2020-2021 school year will open July 1.
    If you have not already done so, be sure to set up your PowerSchool parent account! You will need it to enroll your students for the upcoming school year.
    To create a PowerSchool Parent account, visit and click on the PowerSchool link located at the top of the page.
    1) Click the Create Account button.
    2) Enter your first name, last name, email address, desired username and 6-digit password.
    3) Enter the student’s name, Access ID, password and your relationship to  each student. (Access IDs and passwords can be obtained by contacting your child’s school.)
    4) Click enter.
    You can then use the username and password you created to log in. You should see a tab for each student you linked to your account.
    Contact your child’s school office if you need assistance.

Now is the time to complete the U.S. Census

     The 2020 U.S. Census count determines how billions of dollars worth of federal funds will be allocated to local schools and governments for the next 10 years.
     Click here to read more.

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