USD 475 News

Army Chief of Staff spouse tours new Junction City High School

Army veteran and registered dietitian Maria McConville, spouse of Chief of Staff of the Army Gen. James C. McConville, visited Junction City High School on Thursday to tour the new facility and talk with district personnel about the benefits it will bring to the students, as well as the unique academic structure of the high school’s four career academies: Freshman Success Academy, Fine Arts and Human Services Academy, Business Information and Technology Academy, and Science Engineering and Technology Academy.

New Fort Riley elementary school underway

Work on the new Fort Riley elementary school is proceeding, following the Office of Local Defense Community Cooperative (OLDCC) approving a matching grant for construction of an 81,000 square foot, 390 student capacity school in April. The school will replace Jefferson Elementary on Custer Hill and will include six pre-kindergarten classrooms.

Hutton Construction

Hutton Construction thanks their subcontractors

This year was filled with many challenges. Hutton Construction and their subcontractors have endured and overcame each obstacle to build the brand new Junction City High School. Here is a video showing their appreciation for their subcontractors: