PAOLA – There was no action taken during a special Paola USD 368 school board meeting Tuesday, Sept. 21, but there was plenty of discussion about pandemic-related policies during the two-hour meeting.
PAOLA – Paola USD 368 school board members have called a special board meeting to take place at 3 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 21, at the district’s central services building to discuss rising COVID-19 numbers.
PAOLA — Paola USD 368 school board members decided Monday, Sept. 13, to stay in Phase 1 of the district’s Safe Return to School Plan, which means masks will remain optional for now.
OSAWATOMIE — When Gary Ford and his fellow members of the class of 1970 walked into Osawatomie High School on Saturday, Sept. 4, for the alumni banquet, memories came rushing back of the first time they set foot inside the building 50 years earlier.
OSAWATOMIE — Students and staff members in Osawatomie USD 367 will be required to wear masks beginning Tuesday, Sept. 7, until the next school board meeting Monday, Sept. 13.
LOUISBURG — Students and staff will be required to wear masks at Louisburg Middle School now through the end of the school day Sept. 13.
PAOLA — Paola USD 368 school board members approved the district’s 2021-22 budget following a public hearing Monday, Aug. 23, during which no members of the public spoke.
Louisburg USD 416 will feature 12 new staff members in the 2021-22 school year, which include five elementary school teachers, four middle school educators, a middle school social worker, a high school teacher and a high school counselor.
OSAWATOMIE — After taking a year off due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Osawatomie’s annual alumni celebration is back this year and scheduled to take place Saturday, Sept. 4.
A total of 18 new Paola USD 368 teachers met at the district office on Monday, Aug. 9, to get more acquainted with the district during an orientation led by Tammy Thomasson, assistant superintendent of curriculum and instruction.
The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic may have prevented Miami County Medical Center Auxiliary from hosting its annual volunteer luncheon this summer, but it couldn’t stop the organization from once again providing scholarships for local nursing students.
OSAWATOMIE — Osawatomie USD 367 students will receive some help in getting ready for a new school year thanks to the annual Serving Our Students (S.O.S.) event organized by the Osawatomie Rotary Club.
PAOLA — City of Paola and USD 368 officials are working together to finalize a ballot question that would ask voters in November to approve the creation of a joint recreation commission.
SPRING HILL — The Spring Hill school district recently announced that Meka Bauer will be the principal of Timber Sage Elementary School for the 2021-22 school year.
PAOLA — With two featured classes this year during the annual alumni celebration, there were twice as many hugs and memories to share at Paola High School on Saturday, June 5.