USD 475 News

JCEA Negotiations Round 2 Summary

6/11/2020 Due to live streaming issues, the meeting was not able to start at 8:30. The meeting started at 8:49. The team decided to discuss the middle school schedule as the first issue. A presentation was made by Mrs. Oentrich Read more

2020-2021 Board Meetings Calendar

Below is the schedule of planned meetings for the Geary County Schools Board of Education. This schedule is tentative, and is subject to change. This schedule will be voted on during the July 2, 2020 meeting. Board meetings are scheduled Read more

2020-2021 School Year Calendar

The calendar for the 2020-2021 school year was approved by the Board of Education on June 1, 2020. The first day of students is Monday, August 31st, 2020. It will be a half day. You can find the printable version Read more

USD 475 and JCEA Begin Negotiations

On Tuesday, June 2nd, 2020, the first round of contract negotiations will begin between USD 475 and the Junction City Educator’s Association (JCEA). Negotiations will include teams of representatives from both organizations.  They will begin with 3 rounds of negotiations, Read more

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