DBPL Summer Reading Contests

The Dorothy Bramlage Public Library is beginning the process of a phased reopening, and has already begun resuming some services. To kick things off, they have announced their summer reading programs for adults and children. As part of the Imagine Read more

USD 475 Students Sweep Essay Contest

Mid-America Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages (MIDTESOL) sponsors an Essay contest each year, where English Language Learning students have the opportunity to share their experiences.  This year, the essays centered around crossroads in life and the importance Read more

USD 475 Student Receives National Recognition

Women’s wrestling has been recognized as the fastest emerging sport for women.  It is also one of the fastest growing high school sports, with over 27000 female high school wrestlers across the country.  This year, Kansas State High School Activities Read more

USD 475 Makes Supplies for Community Benefit

Geary County Schools has looked for ways to support the surrounding community with the resources it has available, while our facilities are closed.  The district works to support the surrounding community during difficult and uncertain times.  USD 475 has found Read more

USD 475 Summer Food Service Updates

The US Department of Agriculture is granting approval for school districts to continue meal distribution programs through June 30, 2020. USD475 is taking action now to prepare its food service workforce for continuation of services. “Our workforce remains excited and Read more

Student Art Work

KSDE Annual Conference Art Design Contest

All Kansas K-12 students are invited to participate in a contest to design art for the 31st Annual KSDE Annual Conference which will be held October 21-23, 2020 in Wichita, Kansas.  This contest encourages students to use their creativity by Read more

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End-of-Year Check Out Procedures

USD 475 has finalized it’s plans for students to check out at the end of the school year. Please see the plans below. If you have questions about specific items, please contact your student’s teacher. Pre-K through 8th grade students  Read more

JCHS Theater Production Brings Awards

The Jester Awards are presented by Music Theater Wichita each year to high schools in the region that create professional and memorable stage productions. The goal of the awards is to recognize, stimulate and encourage student achievement, and to focus Read more

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Spring Valley Receives Enhanced Spotlight Recognition

USD 475 schools consistently work to exceed the expectations with the educational services they provide to their students.  Teachers, administrators, counselors, and support staff all work diligently to support their student’s education.  This year, Spring Valley Elementary has been honored Read more

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Enrollment for 2020-2021

Enrollment for 2020-2021 is now open! Online enrollment for new and returning students is now open.  If your student is currently enrolled in the district, please log into your Skyward Family Access account and choose the option for completing returning Read more

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Kindergarten Roundup for 2020-2021

Welcome to USD 475! We look forward to meeting you and your students in the fall. Due to social-distancing guidelines, our Kindergarten Roundup will take place online this year. If you are unsure which school your student will attend, please Read more

Two USD 475 Schools Receive Challenge Awards from KSDE

Every school year, the Kansas State Department of Education recognizes schools that have above-average performance from students.  There is a special category of award for schools that have above-average performance despite facing additional challenges.  The Challenge Award is presented to Read more

Important Upcoming Dates and Updates

Important Updates / Dates for USD 475: April 22 – PreK-12 Grading Process will be shared May 1 – online enrollment will begin = watch website for more details May 4 – No School; Teachers will be participating in Professional Read more