USD 503 • Parsons District Schools 2024-25 District Calendar https://5il.co/2f3ww
On Monday, February 19, there will be no school in USD 503 and the District Office will be closed in celebration of Presidents' Day.
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At the Board of Education meeting held Monday evening, the Board voted to make up one of the three snow days that we've had this year. School will now be in session on March 29th as the make-up day.
PHS weightlifter and Cross Fit competitor Autumn Sands was featured on KSN as she preps for the World Championship in Lima, Peru. The link to her interview is here: https://www.fourstateshomepage.com/parsons-news/parsons-sophomore-shows-weightlifting-isnt-just-for-boys/
Today was signing day for four PHS football players. Cade Brown signed with University of Central MO. Jayce Quirin signed with Central Arkansas University. Sam Brewer signed with Pittsburg State University and Jahmarion Washington signed with Coffeyville CC. Congrats! Go Vikes!
Students from Parsons Middle School and Guthridge participated in World Read Aloud Day by reading books to kindergarten and first grade students at Lincoln Elementary Wednesday. First grade students also took turns reading books to the older students.
With the help of a Parsons Education Foundation grant, Guthridge School served up hot soups and other snacks for its SOUP-er teachers Friday. It is one of many ways teams in 503 express their appreciation for all teachers do every day!
Ms. Strode's class at Garfield School had fun with a game of Kansas themed Jeopardy Thursday. How much do you know about Kansas? Check out their video: https://youtu.be/5g8HbgAGYRM
Matthew Peak was busy this morning working with the new 3-D printers that will soon go out to schools in the district, allowing students and staff the means to use this technology to enhance learning with hands-on projects applicable to every subject area.
Parsons USD 503 students are champions in every way and are among the best of the best! Lets go Vikes! Check it out... https://youtu.be/jNoshFJqX90
We have the BEST School Board Members at USD 503!
No School on Tuesday, January 23, due to inclement weather and ice.
No School on Monday, January 22, due to inclement weather.
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No School Due to Inclement Weather and Extreme Wind Chill Tomorrow, January 16, 2024.
USD 503 Board of Education members attended a special work session Thursday to learn from every school's instructional coach and administrators about student achievement data. They heard about areas of performance above the state average and areas of challenges students face.
Reminder: No School Monday
Students in Katrina Strode's third grade class took their first steps to learning the basics of coding Thursday, using Spheros. Students use a coordinating app on an iPad that links to the Spheros allowing them to operate the Sphero in different ways, increasing in complexity.