Parsons USD 503 personnel celebrated the retirement of three valued employees Monday during a luncheon. Retiring were bus driver Mike Adams, para Diana Wintle and second grade teacher Penny Jacquinot. Together the three have provided 65 years of service to USD 503. Best Wishes!
about 11 hours ago, Colleen Williamson
The three retirees pose for a picture behind their cake.
Lori Ray gies Penny Jacquinot a hug.
Mrs. Wintle receives a hug from Barb McClelland.
Lori Ray present Mike Adams his retirement gift.
Lori Ray visits with the three retirees.
Mrs. Jacquinot receives a bouquet of flowers from a little girl.
Mike and his wife get lunch from the buffet.
Someone visits with Penny Jacquinot.
A retired teacher visits with Diana Wintle.
Weekly Food Distribution: Please note a change in the pick up times!
4 days ago, Parsons District Schools
Weekly Food Distribution
Thursday was the morning for end of year awards ceremonies and talent shows across the district. Guthridge School had several students brave the stage to perform for their peers. Check out their Facebook page and other school's for more photos and video links.
5 days ago, Colleen Williamson
Three students and the music teacher use drum sticks on overturned buckets, using them as drums.
A student plays her stringed instrument .
A student performs a magic trick.
Students perform a dance.
The Sunflower Summer program runs from May 25 - August 11, 2024. Visit Kansas attractions this summer for FREE!!! Download the app today! https://sunflowersummer.org
6 days ago, Matthew Peak
Kansas Sunflower Summer
May 17th is the Last Day of School for USD 503. Students will be released at noon. Have a GREAT summer!
6 days ago, Matthew Peak
Last Day 05.17 Released at Noon
The Oceanus Hopkins Chapter of Daughters of the American Revolution from Pittsburg delivered 52 snack bags to Debbie Shaffer at Parsons Middle School for Honor Flight 2024. The snack bags with goodies are for veterans and their student guardians to enjoy while on their Honor Flight to Washington D.C., May 20. The veterans and their guardians will be given their snack bags at the airport as they board their flight. The snack bags include a “Thank You” card from the chapter as well as a pin that states “Proud to be a Veteran” and “Thank a Veteran.”
6 days ago, Colleen Williamson
Representatives of the DAR stand with Debbie Shaffer after delivering goodie bags.
The Pittsburg Chapter of DAR stand with goodie bags they filled that are sitting on a table.
The Guthridge End of the Year Awards Assembly will be May 17th at 9:00 AM. The awards assembly will also be broadcast on Facebook Live.
6 days ago, Matthew Peak
Guthridge EOY 05.17 @ 9AM
The Garfield End of the Year Awards Assembly will be May 17th at 10:15 AM. The awards assembly will also be broadcast on Facebook Live.
6 days ago, Matthew Peak
Garfield EOY Awards Assembly 05.17 @ 10:15AM
Water Day at Guthridge was not the same this year due to the ground being saturated, but there was no shortage of fun. Students enjoyed chalk art, inflatables, snow cones and at school day's end, played in the fire department's hoses in the parking lot across from the school..
6 days ago, Colleen Williamson
To students battle trying to knowck each other off small raised  areas.using stuffed objects shaped like a log..
A student climbs through a tunnel in an inflatable.
A girl climbs over an inflatable.
A girl at the front of  a line receives a snowcone in a cup.
Four students do chalk art on the sidewalk.
A girl slides down a slide on an inflatable.
Students play in the fire departs water hoses.
Two students dressed in helmets swing large , stuffed soft rods at each other, trying to knock each other off a small hump.
A student with a ball prepares to jump and lamnd a ball in the hoop inside an inflatable.
A girl with her arms in the air slides down an inflatable slide.
Mrs. Wendy Neff, Mrs. Penny Jacquinot, and Mr. Jeff Pegues were recognized at the Board of Education meeting last night for 25 years of service to education.
6 days ago, Parsons District Schools
Mrs. Wendy Neff
Mrs. Penny Jacquinot
Mr. Jeff Pegues
Check out the PHS graduation story in the Parsons Sun. They have lots of photos, too. https://www.facebook.com/share/ftr1SGKxz69XnjNS/?mibextid=WC7FNe
7 days ago, Colleen Williamson
a photo from the front page of the Parsons.  Sun
The Spring 2024 Parsons Middle School / Parsons High School Band Concert: https://youtu.be/9JT5jmy8-Bs?feature=shared
7 days ago, Parsons District Schools
Sprin 2024 PMS / PHS Band Concert
#GoPKVikings
11 days ago, Parsons District Schools
Teacher Appreciation Week
Parsons Vikings Baskeball Camp: May 28th - May 30th. Click the link for more details and an application. THANKS! https://5il.co/2l6qa
11 days ago, Parsons District Schools
Vikings Basketball Camp
Went by Garfield School today and someone had planted this heirloom teacher in the flower bed to try to grow more like her. Hope it works. She's a treasure!
11 days ago, Colleen Williamson
Debbie Hanigan sits in a flower bed at Garfield.
Coming Soon! Parsons Viking Youth Tackle Football 2024 Season Sign Up! For students entering 3rd-6th grades - Watch on Instagram & Facebook for details and the registration link.
12 days ago, Parsons District Schools
Parsons Viking Youth Tackle Football
Thank You Teachers for ALL YOU DO For Our Kids!!!
12 days ago, Parsons District Schools
Teacher Appreciation Day
Parsons High School and Middle School students brought home medals from the Special Olympics Spring Games in Erie Wednesday. A few gold medals were won by the Vikings in the track and field events, in addition to some silver and bronze medals. The annual event welcomes Special Olympic athletes of all ages from all over Southeast Kansas to compete in their age divisions. More than 100 volunteers help coordinate the event.
12 days ago, Colleen Williamson
A student gets a fist bump from his coach after placing second in the 50 meter race.
A student waits his turn to race and talks to his coach.
A coach talks to a student.
A student holds up her first place medal.
A student  poses for a picture with his first place medal.
A coach takes a selfie with a student.
A student gets a medal hung around his next while another cheers him on.
A student gets a hug from dad.
A student gets a hug from a friend.
A student gets a medal hung around his neck.
Happy National School Nurse Day!!!
13 days ago, Parsons District Schools
School Nurse Day
Happy National School Nurse Day!!!
13 days ago, Parsons District Schools
School Nurse Day