Remote Learning Guide

The following is a guide for the remote learning platform. This guide is intended to assist families with understanding the role of the parent and the student, and to help parents understand what a typical day off remote learning may Read more

Submitting Health Documents Securely

USD 475 has developed a secured email account to allow families to submit protected documents directly to the district.   If you have confidential documents that need to be provided for your student (immunization records, birth certificates, sports or school physicals, Read more

Masks for Kids: Why and How

The information below was provided to USD 475 by the Geary County Health Department. It is a guide for teaching children how to wear masks appropriately over 30 days. The printable versions of these forms can be found here: Masks Read more

Supplies for Remote Learning

The following is a basic list of supplies for students that will participate in remote learning. There may be additional supplies requested by the student’s teacher, based on the grade and classes each student is taking. Pens and/or pencils Paper Read more

2020-21 Operations Safety Plan

This plan was presented by David Wild, Chief Operations Officer for USD 475, to the Geary County Schools Board of Education on July 20, 2020. It covers the safety procedures and precautions that the Operations team will be taking for Read more

JCHS Update

Updates from the New JCHS Campus

Hutton Construction Project Manager, Curtis Calvert, sent us some photos from the progress at the new JCHS. Great progress the last two weeks on exterior sheathing (green board) and air barrier (black coating) along the front of the building. Clerestory Read more

Negotiations Summary

7/16/2020  The meeting started at 9:40 via ZOOM.  The team reorganized the agenda for the day.  Middle school contact time was removed from the list of issues.  Salary and supplemental salary were tabled.  Pandemic language was the first item for a Read more

JCEA Negotiations Summary for July 15

Negotiations Summary – July 15, 2020 This meeting was held via ZOOM due to the threat of COVID.  The first issue for discussion was supplemental salary.  Marilee Fredricks made a report about what is going on nationally in referenced to Read more

Returning to Work

Click Here for Return to Work Guide General Employee Questions How does the virus spread? COVID-19 is spread when healthy people are exposed to droplets from a cough or sneeze from an infected person. Chances of infection increase when a Read more

USD 475 Virtual Community Q&A

USD 475 will be hosting a virtual question and answer session for the community on Thursday, June 16, 2020 at 6 pm. The session is expected to last one hour, and will be streamed to the district’s social media pages. Read more

Updates From The New JCHS Campus

Hutton crews have been making significant progress at the New JCHS Campus throughout this summer. Steel framing is complete in many places, interior walls are going in, and window crews are beginning to mobilize. Check out the pictures from Hutton Read more

Instructions for Remote Learning Enrollment

USD 475 will be offering an e-learning platform for students in the 2020-21 school. Parents will be able to indicate if they want to choose remote learning during the online enrollment process. If you have already enrolled your student, and Read more

Safety Precautions for 2020-21 School Year

USD 475 has always held the safety of it’s staff and students as a priority. Please read the information below regarding additional safety measures the district will be taking for the upcoming school year. Additional information will be released to Read more

School Closure Hearings and Special Board Meeting

The Board of Education will be holding 2 public hearings to receive public comments regarding the potential closure of Franklin and Grandview Elementary schools.  These meetings will be held at each respective school, and Board members will listen to comments Read more