Tag: school board

A bond designed to make improvements to five key district buildings has once again been stalled. The board decided it would be best to wait until after a new superintendent took the reins. Kay Lewis…

HUMBOLDT — “Our commissioners, our health department; they’re not in our schools,” said board chair Kevin Heisler. It was a statement of frustration that encapsulated much of the evening’s brief discussion during the USD 258…

WICHITA, Kansas — Less than a week into the new school year, the warning came: The school district’s COVID-19 learning plan expected too much from teachers. “It’s unsustainable,” Greg Jones, a representative for the Kansas…

USD 257’s school board members released a statement Monday evening about an Aug. 17 incident when four Iola High School students painted symbols known to be white supremacist code words on the high school parking…

While the vote suggested otherwise, Iola Mayor Jon Wells insisted Tuesday his decisive re-election bid was anything but easy. “It looks easy at the end,” he said, “but we fought hard.” Wells counted the number…

More than 130 Allen Countians have voted in advance of Tuesday’s city and school board elections across the county. The election for a number of city and school board races is Tuesday. Advance voting can…

Repairs to a leaking roof over the commons area at Iola High School could help the district buy time before a full roof replacement. Aaron Cole, maintenance director for USD 257, gave school board members…

HUMBOLDT —  Humboldt school board members discussed immediate and future construction needs for schools at their meeting Monday night. Board members said they would defer acting on suggestions presented by faculty members until maintenance staff…

With approval of $35 million worth of school projects this past April, USD 257 taxpayers expected to see a tax increase in next year’s budget.  Yes, that tax increase is coming, but thankfully, at a…

Iola schools have a new mission. Or, at least, a new mission statement: “We educate all students for career and college readiness.” The USD 257 board of education added new mission and vision statements, updating…