There will be no school on Monday, October 16th.
Caitlin Barcus invited author Alton Carter who wrote "The Boy Who Carried Bricks" to speak to English students in her and Mrs. Swanson's class. Carter spoke about perspective, resilience and overcoming perceived obstacles.
"The Kansans Can Star Recognition Program recognizes district success in the outcome measures Kansans told us they value, and it is clear that Parsons and other Kansas districts like yours are moving us closer to achieving the state's vision." KSDE and the State Board are pleased to present Parsons the following recognition for 2023: • Social-Emotional Growth - Silver • High School Graduation - Bronze
Our teachers do such a great job of sharing pictures of all the awesome things that go on inside their classrooms every day on our website and social media! Here are three of our September contest winners with their pizza and drink prize. Thanks to all of our teachers for everything you do each and every day!!!
Students showcased their musical talents as Parsons High School vocal music teacher John Womeldorff directed the Viking Concert Choir and Music Company during the Viking Choirs Fall Concert performances at the Parsons High School Auditorium Wednesday night.
FYI: Tomorrow, October 4th, FEMA and the FCC are planning a Nationwide Emergency Alert Test at approximately 1:20 p.m. CST. This test alert will be sent to all consumer cell phones, all radios and televisions and will last approximately one minute.
We Are Hiring School Bus Drivers! Visit our website for more info: https://pusd503.tedk12.com/hire/index.aspx
We are hiring school bus drivers for the 23/24 school year. Scan the QR Code or visit our website for more information!
Parsons Middle School seventh grader Collin Ray nabbed third place at the Labette County Spelling Bee Wednesday. He and Emily Gage, a fifth grader from Guthridge, represented the district at the bee this year. The bee lasted five rounds.
Board of Education Minutes from the August 21, 2023 meeting: https://5il.co/25d8g
The pallet of bricks from Washington is just south of Southern on 29th street. Please be courteous of others and limit the number of bricks you take. These will be available Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday.
The razing of Washington School began Tuesday morning. It is anticipated the demolition, backfill and other aspects of the project will take about a month. The contractor plans to put some bricks outside the fence for those who would like to get one.
The learning never stops for USD 503 teachers and administrators who on Monday participated in professional development activities throughout the day. Teachers participated in a High Impact Learning workshop and LETRS training, a language essentials course.
Elks Annual Soccer Shoot - Sunday, September 24 at 1:00 https://5il.co/24ymz
There will be No School on Monday, September 18, 2023.
Agenda for the September 18, 2023 Board of Education Meeting: https://5il.co/24w5i
Design Mechanical was among several businesses working in, on and around the old Washington School Tuesday. The company was collecting refrigerant from roof top air-conditioning units. Interior Demolition is taking place this week. Exterior demolition will begin next week.
PHS horticulture students took a field trip to The Good Woods Tuesday. They visited the Good's prairie restoration project, that is well known in Kansas. Students collected a variety of specimens and seeds to take back to their classroom.
Garfield staff and Parsons High School TSA members both volunteered their time Tuesday to decorate tables for the Relay For Life Survivors Dinner, and serve the survivors their evening meal.
Soccer scheduled for today in Paola has been shifted to a 6:30 start time and will be Varsity only due to the heat.