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Top 5 Ways to Avoid the Flu

Flu season is upon us and because school attendance plays an important role in a student’s overall educational experience and helps students to become more successful in their academics, we want to help families avoid getting sick! If your student Read more

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No School – November 26, 2018

JUNCTION CITY, KAN. – Due to potentially hazardous winter weather, Geary County Schools USD 475 will be closed on November 26, 2018. This cancellation also includes activities and programs within the district (unless otherwise stated) and the workday for staff. Staff with Read more

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October is National Bullying Prevention Month

Parents, educators, students, and the community can play a huge role in preventing and responding to bullying. USD 475 recognizes the importance of helping students that have fallen victim to bullying and created a list of warning signs to help Read more

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Incoming Kindergarten Survey Open

Attention Incoming Kindergarten Parents; Welcome to the 2018-2019 Kindergarten class! Your incoming student assessment surveys are now available. To prepare for your student’s arrival, please complete the assessment surveys provided on our website. These surveys collect valuable information about your Read more

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Upcoming Classified Job Fair

Geary County Schools USD 475 will be hosting a Classified Job Fair for paraprofessionals, teacher assistants, food service support, hall monitors, and other classified open positions for many district schools Tuesday, July 31, 2018, from 4:00-6:00 PM at the Freshman Read more

A multi-ethnic group of elementary school children are outdoors on a sunny day. They are wearing casual clothing. They are learning about nature in science class. A girl of African descent is using a magnifying glass to look for bugs.

Great Outdoors Month!

June is Great Outdoors Month and USD 475 would like to encourage you to #EscapetheIndoors and connect with nature. Visit www.greatoutdoors.org to see all the different outdoor activities that you can enjoy with your family and friends, and get ready for your next Read more

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Shark Tank At Morris Hill

The following article was written by Julia Comstock, 2nd grade teacher at Morris Hill Elementary. Since returning from Spring Break, the 2nd Graders of Morris Hill Elementary have given thought to the daily inconveniences they face at school. They feel Read more

Weekly Message

Field Day is May 17: Students will be outside in the morning. Tennis shoes should be worn. Water bottles and sunscreen applied before school are encouraged. Pride Celebration: May 17 at 2:50 pm No School: Friday, May 18 Talent Show Read more

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STEM Fair

Thursday evening the USD475 K-5 STEM Team hosted the third annual STEM Fair at JCMS. This event celebrates projects that combine Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics. The night offered a glimpse into STEM learning that is happening in our elementary Read more