Special notice for those traveling to the football game in Lacygne this evening.
The Technology Student Association (TSA) is selling luminaries for $5 to honor survivors, those battling cancer, and to remember loved ones. The luminaries will decorate Forest Park on the night of Relay for Life - Sept. 9th. We are taking donations through Sept. 8th. We will have a 50/50 pot at the Parsons/LCHS football game on Sept. 8th and also be selling luminaries that night. Please contact any TSA student, Kendra Barcus (email@example.com)or Megan Fugate to purchase or donate. Donate Online at https://mobileacs.org/4b1skl Viking TSA goal is to raise $500 to help fight cancer.
Thanks to a handful of Garfield teachers, a lot of Parsons' little Vikings' faces will greet those walking past downtown businesses during Moonlight Madness this evening. It was a great show of spirit on the eve of the first Vikings football game of the season. #GoVikes!
Parsons High School graphic design students work on a design project for a candy or candy bar they invented.
Debate/Forensics coach Ed Workman and his class look on as students act out their ideas in front of the class, improving, helping them to hone their skills.
Due to an HVAC issue, the USD 503 school board meeting will not be broadcast live this evening, it will be recorded and posted at a later date. The meeting is being moved to the PHS Community Room.
Thanks to the Parsons Sun for working to get out this year's Back To School Edition, and printing our submitted stories.
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Parsons USD 503 elementary school, sixth grade and freshmen students all began school Thursday, along with new students to the district. All other students start school Friday.
Parsons High School Seniors worked last night to finish painting parking spaces before the start of school Thursday.
As students return to school and buses are back on the roads, it’s important for motorists to be aware, be cautious, and be patient with increased vehicle and pedestrian traffic. This is going to be a great year! #PKBacktoSchool
Tomorrow is the first day of school for Preschool - 6th grade, 9th grade, and all new students! It will be a full day. #PKBacktoSchool
Reuben Perez presents a workshop on Emotional Poverty in All Demographics and How to Reduce Anger, Anxiety and Violence in the Classroom. During the workshop, staff was equipped with tools to positively help students struggling with their emotions. #Emotional Poverty, #RubyPayne
USD 503 • Parsons District Schools wants to thank Commercial Bank for taking time out of their busy day to show appreciation to our hard working employees by serving up some delicious fried chicken for lunch today! #committedtocommunity #PKBacktoSchool
Parsons USD 503 staff were welcomed back during district in-service Monday at PHS. They heard from USD 503 Board of Education president Jeff Quirin and vice president Lou Martino, Superintendent Lori Ray, PNEA president Michell Piva, and Administrative Assistant Amanda Riley.
Building principals spoke to staff during in-services at their buildings Monday helping everyone to get on the same page with operations and expectations. Grade level collaborations followed at each school in preparation for students' arrival Thursday.
Behind most happenings in Parsons USD 503 is the district's technology team, helping keep everything technology in operating order so everyone else can do their jobs, no matter what building, classroom or event. This small crew stays constantly busy behind the scenes.
School Bus Safety: Kansas law KSA 8-1556 requires all motorists to stop when approaching or overtaking a stopped school bus displaying its flashing red lights and stop arm. Motorists are to remain stopped until the bus is no longer displaying its flashing red lights and stop arm. Violation of this law not only endangers children but is punishable by a fine and court costs in excess of $420. #PKBacktoSchool
USD 503 administrators and board members carried on the tradition of serving all district staff breakfast on Monday, before the start of district and building in-services. It is one of the many ways in which administrators and board members let staff know they are appreciated.
USD 503 staff fill the east bleachers of the gymnasium in preparation for their annual group photo to be taken.