Nov. 15 Keeping Up with 475 Newsletter

Welcome to Geary County Schools USD 475’s weekly newsletter. We have so many awesome stories happening every day within our district and here is where we will share and celebrate the accomplishments of our students and staff.

JROTC Takes First Place at Nationals

Congratulations to our Junction City High School JROTC Blue Jay Battalion’s Raider Team for their first-place finish at the Raider National Competition!


Poster Contest Winners

Congratulations to Ware Elementary School and Sheridan Elementary School’s winners of the Flint Hills Volunteer Center’s 2021 Veterans Day Poster Contest!


Veterans Day

Last week, we honored Veterans Day. Geary County Schools USD 475 appreciates the valiant service our veterans have given to our country. Their bravery will never be forgotten.


Important Dates

  • November 15-19 – American Education Week
  • November 17 – Educational Support Professionals Day
  • November 22-26 – Thanksgiving Break, No School
  • November 24-26 – Thanksgiving, District Office Closed
  • December 1 – Social Media 101 Parent Zoom Talk from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m.
  • December 6 – Board of Education meeting at 6:30 p.m. at the Mary E. Devin Center for Education Support
  • December 16 – Tentative Board of Education meeting at 5:30 p.m. at the Mary E. Devin Center for Education Support

Child Find Screenings

Child Find Screenings occur twice a month during the school year and are scheduled through the Early Childhood Center office at 785-717-6950. For more information regarding the application process, please visit the Early Childhood page.

Fall dates by appointment:

  • December 7, 2021