August 16 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.

USD 475 recognizes students, staff for 2020-2021 school year achievements and recognitions

The 2020-2021 school year was a year unlike any other, consumed with many unknowns, emotions, and changes. However, Geary County Schools USD 475 has powered through the pandemic with remarkable resilience, keeping its doors open throughout the entirety of the school year. In doing so, the district’s students and staff received multiple awards and recognition for their efforts, dedication, and commitment.

USD 475 Board of Education saves millions on new Junction City High School

Following recent market conditions in favor of refinancing goals set by the Geary County Schools USD 475 Board of Education, as provided to district staff by Piper Sandler, the district acted on Tuesday to refinance and lock in new rates for the new Junction City High School bond debt. These new rates will result in an interest savings of $10.9 million.

2021-2022 COVID-19 Mitigation Plan

GEARY COUNTY, Kan. — Geary County Schools USD 475 on Friday released their 2021-2022 COVID-19 Mitigation Plan. The plan can be found below. Spanish Version A downloadable version of the COVID-19 Mitigation Plan can be found below: For more information, Read more

JCHS Classes Delayed

USD 475 Delays start of High School classes

Construction of the new high school continues to press towards timely completion to support its opening for the fall semester. High school classes are now planned to commence on August 25th. All other schools will commence classes as previously scheduled. Read more

USD 475 releases 2021-2022 school supply lists

All staff and students will be required to wear a mask inside district facilities and vehicles, including school buses. Early Childhood Program Eisenhower Elementary School Fort Riley Elementary School Fort Riley Middle School Grandview Elementary School H.D. Karns Building – Read more