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.
Geary County Schools USD 475 Board of Education voted unanimously on Monday, Aug. 2, to extend the current Superintendent Dr. Reginald Eggleston’s contract with the district to three years, the maximum length allowed by Kansas statute.
Geary County Schools USD 475 Board of Education held a meeting on Wednesday at the Mary E. Devin Center for Education Support.
Geary County Schools USD 475 Board of Education held a meeting on Monday at the Mary E. Devin Center for Education Support.
Geary County Schools USD 475’s Board of Education made the decision on Monday to update the district’s COVID-19 Mitigation Plan to require all staff, students, and visitors to wear masks, regardless of their vaccination status, inside all district facilities and district vehicles, including school buses.
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.
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.
The negotiations team met on July 21st via Zoom at 1:00 p.m. The topic of discussion was compensation. The team was able to resolve all issues and reach a tentative agreement.
We sat down with Sheridan Elementary School Principal Dixie Coleman to answer all of your questions about Sheridan’s alternative calendar for the 2021-2022 school year. How did the calendar come to be? Well, we were given the opportunity to come Read more
To my USD 475 family, This past school year has been 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 Read more
Following approval of a phased opening plan by the City of Junction City, Geary County Schools USD 475 made the difficult decision on Friday to postpone the opening tours of the new Junction City High School.
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
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
JUNCTION CITY, Kan. — We discussed salary schedule, COVID payments, raising the hourly rate for substituting, and after-school duties. For inquiries, please contact Lindley Lund, Marketing and Media Specialist for Geary County Schools USD 475, at email@example.com.
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
After much consideration, Geary County Schools USD 475’s administrative team has decided to make the wearing of masks optional for students and staff during the 2021-2022 school year.
Geary County Schools USD 475 is thankful for each and every one of the 32 retirees for the 2020-2021 school year, their time with the district and dedication to the students’ growth.
In Wednesday’s negotiation session the team discussed Salary Schedule. We will reconvene at 2:00 on July 7 to continue discussion.
On Tuesday, we discussed the salary schedule in our negotiations.
After completing their second school year, the staff at H.D. Karns Innovations Academy’s 7th & 8th Grade Magnet Program have seen a positive outcome from their students, with both reading and math scores improving.