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Getting families in the Holton USD 336 school district more engaged in the schools their children attend and improving communication between parents and school officials are key points of a survey that school officials are asking district families to take. Holton USD 336 Superintendent Bob Davies...
Royal Valley will offer a new community pre-school this fall after board members approved the program at their meeting Monday evening. In order to staff the new program, the board also agreed to advertise for a pre-school teacher position. Superintendent Aaric Davis said that he is confident the...
The first order of business at the Holton school board meeting here Monday evening was the unanimous 6-0 vote on a motion to leave the sixth grade class at the middle school next year, while that proposal and other related improvement plans for the middle school can be studied further. The last...
For new Jackson Heights USD 335 facilities director Robin Caudle, the biggest concern about the district’s buildings and equipment is a lack of a backup power source in case of a power outage. Caudle told members of the USD 335 Board of Education during their regular monthly meeting on Monday that...
One “last, big push” for funds is still needed to cover the cost of the spray park planned for Mayetta’s city park, it was reported. A groundbreaking ceremony was held last Sunday afternoon for the future home of the 40-foot by 50-foot spray park, and committee members are still seeking $21,000...
Holton Elementary School students will be starting school a little earlier when they return from spring break. After spring break, and for the rest of the school term, HES students will start school at 7:59 a.m. instead of 8:05 a.m., it has been reported. HES needs to make up four hours and three...
The Holton School District USD #336 recently received a report of an alleged threat at Holton Middle School. The administration investigated the threat and determined that is was not a serious or credible threat. The issue has been addressed by the school and has been referred to local authorities...
With construction on the new concrete fitness path at Holton’s Countryside Park under way, the group that set plans for the path in motion is planning a fund-raising event for it, it has been reported. “Paint The Park,” a one-mile fun run and walk in the style of the popular “Color Run,” will be...
Two weeks after a Topeka man led area law enforcement on a three-county manhunt after fleeing the Jackson County Courthouse, the man, now in custody, was ordered to spend five months in jail on a felony charge of interference with law enforcement in connection with the incident. Matthew John...
First District Sen. Dennis Pyle (R-Hiawatha) has sent a letter to Kansas Gov. Jeff Colyer encouraging the creation of a Kansas State Guard, in part to offer volunteer security assistance in schools, it has been reported. During the 2007 Kansas Legislative session, Sen. Pyle initially introduced...

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