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Graduation
SHHS Graduation Update 6/30
07/01/2020
At this point, we are still planning an in-person graduation ceremony. We will continue to follow guidance for large public gatherings from the State of Kansas and the Johnson County Department of Health and Environment.
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Return to School Parent Survey
06/30/2020
As you know, we have formed a committee of teachers and administrators dedicated to preparing for the 2020-21 school year.
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Register for Summer Meals
Register for Summer Meals Here
05/27/2020
The Spring Hill School District is pleased to announce we will continue to provide meals to children ages 1-18 through June 25, 2020.
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May 2020 Character Awards Announced
05/15/2020
Congratulations to these amazing May Price Chopper Character Award nominees and our Price Chopper Character Award winner of the month, Meredith Hall, SHES Teacher who was nominated for her COMPASSION:
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April 2 COVID-19 Update
COVID-19 Update 4/27/20
04/27/2020
Welcome to week 5 of Continuous Learning. We hope you and your family are staying healthy and safe.
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Kindergarten Round-Up Update
04/23/2020
We know how disappointing it is to miss this first important milestone in your child’s education.
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Choice Board Update
Elementary Choice Board Update
04/13/2020
This week’s Choice Boards contain options for each content area each day. It is not required or suggested that your student complete all options.
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Teacher of the Year
2021 District Teachers of the Year
04/10/2020
The Spring Hill School District is proud to announce its 2021 District Teachers of the Year, Katie Smith at Timber Sage Elementary School, and Mary Larson at Spring Hill High School.
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COVID-19 Update
COVID-19 Update 4/1/20
04/01/2020
We appreciate those of you who have given us grace as we start this new process of educating students.
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COVID-19 Update 3/30
COVID-19 Update 3/30/20
03/30/2020
We hope your student’s first day with the Continuous Learning Plan (CLP) was successful!
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March 2020 Character Awards Announced
03/27/2020
Congratulations to Polly Dvorak and all of the other March 2020 Price Chopper Nominees
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Dayton Creek Elementary School Principal Announced
03/27/2020
The Spring Hill School District is proud to announce Darcy Sly has been selected as the principal for Dayton Creek Elementary School for the 2021-22 school year.
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March 26 Update
Elementary School Update
03/26/2020
It is our hope to make distance learning as easy and stress-free as possible in the remaining weeks of the school year.
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BOE Meeting Tonight Available Live on YouTube
03/23/2020
You will be able to view the special Board of Education Meeting tonight on our YouTube channel. The meeting will start at 6:30 pm.
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COVID-19 Update for 3/23
COVID-19 Update for 3/23/20
03/23/2020
On Saturday, March 21, 2020, the CORE 4 partners of Jackson County, MO; Johnson County, KS; KCMO, and the Unified Government of Wyandotte County, based on the urgency of the COVID-19 public health emergency and the imminent rapid progression of the pandemic in our area, announced that beginning Tuesday, March 24, residents will be directed to stay at home except for essential needs.
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March 20 COVID-19 Update
COVID-19 Update for 3/20/20
03/20/2020
We are wrapping up what has been an unexpected and challenging week for everyone - not the Spring Break anyone had planned.
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March 17 COVID-19 Update
Governor Orders Longer School Closure
03/17/2020
In order to mitigate the spread of the COVID-19 virus in Kansas, on Tuesday, March 17, 2020, Kansas Governor Laura Kelly ordered all public schools in Kansas to remain closed through the end of the school year.
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Friday March 15 COVID-19 Update
Joint Message from JoCo Superintendents
03/16/2020
Johnson County superintendents release joint statement following KSDE recommendation.
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COVID-19 School Closure Announced
COVID-19 School Closure Announced
03/16/2020
Tonight, Johnson County Government announced that Johnson County public health officer Dr. Joseph LeMaster has signed an order to close all schools in Johnson County through April 5 to help prevent the spread of COVID-19 in our community.
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Friday March 13 COVID-19 Update
COVID-19 Friday Update
03/13/2020
As partners in community health, the six school districts of Johnson County, Johnson County Government and the Johnson County Department of Health and Environment are in the process of collaborating and accumulating data regarding the continuation of school following spring break.
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COVID-19 Update
03/12/2020
As you’ve seen over the last 24 hours, the response to the COVID-19 coronavirus is rapidly changing.
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Education Foundation Awards Grant
03/06/2020
The Spring Hill Education Foundation awarded its first Building Grant to Prairie Creek Elementary School (PCES) today.
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February 2020 Character Awards Announced
02/28/2020
Congratulations to Marlene Oxner and all the February nominees
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Coronavirus Information
02/26/2020
Even though the risk of the COVID-19 coronavirus to area residents is low at this time, the Spring Hill School District is working closely with the Johnson County Health Department to monitor and address the virus, if the need arises.
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Call for 2021 Teacher of the Year Nominations
02/24/2020
The Kansas Teacher of the Year Award recognizes representatives of excellent teaching in the elementary and secondary classrooms of the state.
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Winners of K12's 2019 Art Contest
02/12/2020
Creative students had the chance to express their adventurous side during K12’s 14th Annual Art Contest recently.
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BOE Members
USD 230 Public Officials Receive Recognition
02/11/2020
Burke, Seeling and Winbolt have been honored by the Kansas Association of School Boards for participation in training programs.
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January 2020 Character Awards Announced
01/31/2020
Susan Phoenix, ECC Custodian awarded the Price Chopper Character Award for January 2020
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Board Approves Contract for Land Acquisition
01/28/2020
At the January 27 Board of Education meeting, the Spring Hill School Board voted unanimously to enter into a contract to purchase land for a future school.
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SHIBT Tournament Bracket
01/17/2020
The Spring Hill Invitational Basketball Tournament bracket is now available.
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Lundy Named State Horizon Award Recipient
01/10/2020
Topeka, KS - Thirty-two first-year educators from Kansas are being recognized for their outstanding teaching skills through the 2020 Kansas Horizon Award program.
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December 2019 Character Awards Announced
12/20/2019
Gary Howard is December 2019 Price Chopper character award winner
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#ZeroReasonsWhy Receives USC Award
12/12/2019
On December 10, 2019, the United Community Services of Johnson County awarded the #ZeroReasonsWhy campaign with the Excellence in Community Service Award.
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Bond 2018 Groundbreaking Ceremony Scheduled
11/11/2019
Please join USD 230 as we celebrate the start of the Bond 2018 projects: Dayton Creek Elementary School, a third middle school and the Educational Support Center.
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One District, One Book
District Launches One District, One Book™
11/08/2019
Today, November 8, the Spring Hill School District launched the One District, One Book™ program at all the elementary schools.
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October 2019 Character Awards Announced
11/05/2019
Congratulations to Kerri Rodden and all the October nominees
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9th Annual State of the District Breakfast
10/23/2019
The Spring Hill School District and Spring Hill Education Foundation (SHEF) held the 9th annual State of the District Breakfast on October 17, 2019, at Spring Hill High School (SHHS).
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SHEF Awards Teacher Excellence Grants
10/16/2019
SHEF awarded schools throughout the district with grants to help further education within the classrooms.
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September 2019 Character Awards Announced
09/27/2019
Congratulations to Aaron Henness the Character Award winner for the month of September and these amazing employees on being nominated for the September Character Award
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Suicide Prevention Proclamation
National Suicide Prevention Month Proclamation
09/11/2019
On Monday, September 9, 2019 the USD 230 Board of Education signed a National Suicide Prevention Month Proclamation.
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2020 Horizon Award Winners
09/09/2019
The Spring Hill School District recently honored its 2020 Horizon Award winners.
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College Now Scholarships
SHEF Awards College Now Scholarships
09/03/2019
Today, September 3, 2019 the Spring Hill Education Foundation (SHEF) awarded scholarships to five Spring Hill High School students to complete concurrent college courses through Johnson County Community College (JCCC).
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August Character Awards Announced
08/30/2019
Congratulations to these amazing employees on being nominated for the August Character Award
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Welcome
USD 230 Welcomes New Teachers
08/14/2019
The Spring Hill School District welcomed new teachers and staff for the 2019-20 school year during New Teacher Academy and the Opening Ceremony!
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Stop on Red, Kids Ahead
New School Bus Law
08/07/2019
Stop on Red, Kids Ahead is a new campaign launched by the Kansas State Department of Education (KSDE) to bring awareness to the Kansas school bus stop arm law.
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USD 230 Approved for Launch
07/31/2019
The Kansas State Board of Education on Tuesday, July 9, 2019 approved 71 schools in 30 districts – including Prairie Creek Elementary School (PCES) and Spring Hill High School (SHHS) – to launch their Kansans Can School Redesign Project plans during the 2019-2020 school year.
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Early Childhood Center Update
07/16/2019
The #Bond2016 project to renovate Spring Hill Middle School North into an Early Childhood Education Center (SHECC) has begun!
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WSMS Dedication and Open House
WSMS Dedication and Open House
07/03/2019
Please join us Tuesday, July 30 for the Dedication and Open House of Woodland Spring Middle School (WSMS).
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Enrollment for the 2019-20 School Year
07/01/2019
The Spring Hill School District offers online enrollment to families with returning students.
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2019 School Board Election Guide
05/16/2019
Every school district in Kansas is governed by a locally-elected board of education.
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April Character Awards
April Character Awards
04/26/2019
Congratulations to our April Character Award Winners; Brook Allred, Human Resources Administrative Secretary, BOE and Marc Williams, Principal, Spring Hill High School! And congratulations to all of our April Character Award Nominees!
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Lenz Recognized for Excellence
04/11/2019
On April 10, Leasa Huffman of OFG Financial Services, Inc. surprised Sarah Lenz, 4th grade Wolf Creek Elementary School teacher, with a $500 scholarship.
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KSDE Parent Survey
04/08/2019
Please take a few moments to complete this Kansas State Department of Education parent survey.
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District Announces 2020 Teachers of the Year
04/03/2019
The Spring Hill School District honored its 2020 District Teachers of the Year, Cassity Wooten at Spring Hill Elementary School, and Renee Stallbaumer, Math Teacher at Spring Hill High School.
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March Character Awards
March Character Awards
03/29/2019
Congratulations to our March Character Award Winners; Adrienne Besler, Timber Sage Elementary School Teacher and Angela Freeman, Spring Hill Middle School Paraprofessional! And congratulations to all of our March Character Award Nominees!
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Location of 5th Elementary School Announced
03/19/2019
The Spring Hill School District plans to locate their fifth elementary school in the Dayton Creek Subdivision near 191st Street and Lone Elm, Spring Hill.
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Clue, On Stage!
SHHS Theatre Presents "Clue!"
03/14/2019
Make plans to see the SHHS Theatre Department bring this board game to life on March 29th and March 30th!
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Colin Strait-State GeoBee Qualifier
03/08/2019
Congratulations to Spring Hill Middle School 7th grade student, Colin Strait, a State GeoBee Qualifier!
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February Character Awards
03/01/2019
Congratulations to our February Character Award Winners; Sharon Dvorak, Spring Hill Elementary School Administrative Secretary and Jeff Miller, Spring Hill High School Assistant Principal and Athletic Director! And congratulations to all of our February Character Award Nominees!
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Nominations for Teacher of the Year
02/13/2019
The Kansas Teacher of the Year Award recognizes and utilizes representatives of excellent teaching in the elementary and secondary classrooms of the state.
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BOE Members Receive Recognition
02/11/2019
Spring Hill Board of Education members Brent Hoffman, Nicholas Hunt, Nels Anderson, Doug Updike and Jason Winbolt have been honored by the Kansas Association of School Boards for participation in training programs.
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Winter Homecoming Court
Winter Homecoming Court
02/05/2019
Congratulations to all of the candidates that were nominated to the 2019 Winter Royalty Court!
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January Character Awards
02/01/2019
Congratulations to our January Character Award winners: Amanda Phelps, Spring Hill Elementary School, and Tami Nichols, Spring Hill Middle School
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Delphia and Meek Take on New Roles
01/18/2019
We are proud to announce Kyley Delphia as our new Director of Facilities. Delphia replaces Tim Meek who has accepted the Director of Construction and Safety position with the district.
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Two USD 230 Teachers Receive State Horizon Award
01/10/2019
Thirty-two first-year educators from Kansas are being recognized for their outstanding teaching skills through the 2019 Kansas Horizon Award program.
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NOVEMBER CHARACTER AWARDS
December Character Awards
12/21/2018
Congratulations to all of our December Character Award Nominees!
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Bella Todd Wins Neil Smith Community Service Award
Bella Todd Wins Neil Smith Community Service Award
12/20/2018
Congratulations to Spring Hill High School senior, Bella Todd, for winning the 2018 Neil Smith Community Service Award!
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SHEF Awards Teacher Excellence Grants
SHEF Awards Teacher Excellence Grants
12/05/2018
On November 14, 2018, the Spring Hill Education Foundation awarded $11,377.26 in Teacher Excellence Grants across the district
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Spring Hill High School Orchestra Students Donate to American Legion
12/04/2018
The Spring Hill High School Orchestra Booster Club is pleased to announce that they have elected to donate $100 to Cole-Smith American Legion Post 350 to support veterans programs and events throughout the Spring Hill community.
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Welcome KASB
11/30/2018
Spring Hill welcomes KASB members!
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NOVEMBER CHARACTER AWARDS
November Character Awards
11/30/2018
Congratulations to all of our November Character Award Nominees!
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#ZeroReasonsWhy Campaign Forms Teen Council
11/30/2018
The #ZeroReasonsWhy Campaign formed the Johnson County Teen Council to address teen suicide prevention strategies in an effort to strengthen the voices of teens and share their unique insights.
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October Character Awards Announced
October Character Awards Announced
11/02/2018
Congratulations to these amazing employees on being nominated for the Farmers Insurance October Character Award! We have quite a list of employees who have gone above and beyond for their students, families and/or peers.
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"Honk!"
10/29/2018
SHHS theatre students will present, “Honk!”, the award-winning adaptation of Hans Christian Andersen’s The Ugly Duckling is a heartwarming celebration of what makes us special.
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One District, One Book Begins
One District, One Book™ Begins
10/18/2018
On October 22, our elementary schools will once again be embarking on a special project, a district-wide book club called One District, One Book™.
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September Character Awards Announced
09/28/2018
Congratulations to these amazing employees on being nominated for the Farmers Insurance September Character Award
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McDonald Receives Research Opportunity Award
09/26/2018
The Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Department is proud to announce that Gissel McDonald is the recipient of our departmental Tom Steadman 2018 Teacher-Research Opportunity Award
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KSHSAA Classifications
09/26/2018
The 2018-19 KSHSAA senior high membership is 354 schools. Wichita-Northeast Magnet school is an unclassified member school.
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Teachers Honored for First Year Performance
09/17/2018
The Spring Hill School District recently honored its 2019 Horizon Award winners.
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#ZeroReasonsWhy Campaign Launched
09/13/2018
During this National Suicide Prevention Week (September 9-15) and National Suicide Prevention Month (September), the six School Districts in Johnson County, Kansas are joining together to launch the #ZeroReasonsWhy community mobilization campaign to prevent teen suicide.
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SHHS Fall Musical Announced
09/11/2018
This delightful and award-winning adaptation of Hans Christian Andersen’s "The Ugly Duckling" is a heartwarming celebration of what makes us special.
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District Honors August Character Award Nominees
08/31/2018
Congratulations to our August Character Award recipients, Kyley Delphia, assistant director of buildings and grounds and Lisa Konzem, instructional coach at Timber Sage Elementary School!
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Bond Ballot Information
08/30/2018
If you registered to vote by August 7 (including change of address) and did not receive a ballot by mail please go to the Johnson County Election Office, 2101 E Kansas City Rd, Olathe, to complete a ballot in person by September 6 at noon.
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USD 230 Welcomes 51 New Teachers and Staff
08/08/2018
The Spring Hill School District welcomed 51 new teachers and staff on Wednesday, August 8 at it’s annual New Teacher Academy program.
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District Coordinator of Special Services Selected
08/06/2018
The Spring Hill School District would like to announce the selection of Stephanie Barnhill as the District Coordinator of Special Services. Since coming to Spring Hill in 2007, Mrs. Barnhill has held various district positions including district reading specialist, instructional coach, and tier III reading intervention specialist.
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USD 230 Teams Up to Address Suicide
08/02/2018
Six Johnson County school districts are joining forces to address the growing number of teen deaths by suicide.
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TSES Dedication and Open House
07/16/2018
Please join us for the Dedication and Open House of Timber Sage Elementary School.
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Willson Completes Statewide Leadership Program
06/25/2018
Brad Willson, Spring Hill USD 230 assistant superintendent, recently completed participation in KASB Business Operations Leadership Development (BOLD), sponsored by the Kansas Association of School Boards. Willson was one of 20 public education leaders recognized in Topeka June 15, 2018.
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"No time like the present" - The Newton Kansan
06/19/2018
A story from The Newton Kansan about an Insight School of Kansas 2018 graduate who kept her promise to her grandparents that she would graduate high school.
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2018-19 Y-Club Registration Information
06/11/2018
The Before and After School Program through the YMCA of Greater Kansas City offers its childcare program to any family within the Spring Hill School District.
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Class of 2018 - Insight School of Kansas
06/07/2018
Insight School of Kansas (ISKS) held its graduation ceremony on Saturday, June 2 at Spring Hill High School.
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District Launches Mobile App
10/26/2017
The Spring Hill School District launched an official mobile app designed to enable parents, staff, students and our community to stay informed about important issues, information and activities within the school community
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#Bond2016 Project Updates
07/27/2017
Each week we'll post construction updates on the three spring projects: Timber Sage Elementary School, Spring Hill High School Phase 1, and Spring Hill Elementary School Gymnasium.
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