Ted Hessong
USD 234 Update 7/15/2020 - Go to the following link for an update from USD 234 regarding an announcement from the Governor of Kansas about schools reopening this Fall. https://www.usd234.org/article/271588?org=usd-234
24 days ago, Ted Hessong
Ted Hessong
USD 234 Return-to-School Parent Survey - If you have not had the opportunity to complete our survey, please go to the following link: https://www.usd234.org/article/262742?org=usd-234 If you have children in different buildings, please feel free to complete the survey for each individual child. Thank you for providing feedback for our district.
about 1 month ago, Ted Hessong
Gina Shelton
Winfield Scott Changes to Kindergarten Round-Up The Kindergarten Round-Up process for incoming kindergarten students has changed due to COVID-19. Students must be 5 years old before September 1, 2020, to attend kindergarten. Winfield Scott will still need the information that parents/guardians would normally provide at Round-Up. Please contact the Winfield Scott Office using the contact information below. We will need the student’s name, date of birth, parent/guardian name, phone number, and email address. This will allow parents to enroll online this summer. If incoming kindergarten parents have a child with any health concerns, contact the school nurse by using the email address listed below. We will need all information no later than May 29. Documents needed for your child to start Kindergarten: • Official state copy of the birth certificate • Copy of your child’s Social Security card • Immunization record - Be sure to get kindergarten shots! • Current Physical – Completed within 12 months of school starting Please mail, email, or fax these documents to Winfield Scott. Address: Winfield Scott School 316 W. 10th Street Fort Scott, KS 66701 Phone: 620-223-0450 Fax: 620-223-2760 WS Office email: amanda.hall@usd234.org or kelli.mintz@usd234.org WS Nurse email: stacy.sauerwein@usd234.org
3 months ago, Gina Shelton
Ted Hessong
Today is National School Nurse Day. A huge thank you to our nurses, Stacy Sauerwein, Tausha Platt, and Erin Beisly, for their service to the students and staff at USD 234. THANK YOU!!!
3 months ago, Ted Hessong
Gina Shelton
There’s still time to shape the future for our community. You can complete the #2020Census now online, by phone, or by mail. Visit 2020Census.gov .
3 months ago, Gina Shelton
Gina Shelton
May 4, 2020 – COVID-19 Food Service Information for the Week of May 4th USD 234 Fort Scott will be doing three (3) distributions the week of May 4th. On Monday, May 4th, the child will be receiving a total of 2 meals per child. On Tuesday, May 5th,, the child will be receiving a total of 4 meals per child. On Wednesday, May 6th, the child will be receiving a total of 4 meals per child. Children will receive the same amount of meals for the week but will pick them up over 3 days. Bus routes drop-offs will remain the same. School sites will remain the same – the high school and Eugene Ware. Parents/Guardians wanting to receive meals for their children should register at www.usd234.org and complete the form for each day. Help us help you. It is a short form but helps us prepare for the number of meals each day. Please call 620-223-0800 if you need help or have questions and Kerrie Wilson will assist you.
3 months ago, Gina Shelton
Ted Hessong
May 1st is also National School Principal Day. A huge THANK YOU to Mrs. Toth, Mr. Brown, Mrs. Witt, Ms. McGhee, and Mrs. Scott for their leadership, commitment, and dedication to the students, staff, parents, and communities of USD 234! #ThankAPrincipal
3 months ago, Ted Hessong
USD 234
Today, May 1 is School Lunch Hero Day! The USD 234 Food Service staff are committed to providing healthful, nutritious meals and interaction and support to the District's students. During the closing of our schools they have stepped up to provide meals to our kids. THANK YOU!!!!
3 months ago, USD 234
Gina Shelton
April 28, 2020 – COVID-19 Food Service Information & Book Distribution USD 234 Fort Scott has and will continue distributing meals this week on the same schedule as Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday. In addition, today (Tuesday, April 28th) children will be receiving a “new to them” book at the high school and Eugene Ware sites. These books were donated by Hedgehog Ink and the Men’s Kiwanis. We hope that this will give families an opportunity to read a new book. In addition, we will also be distributing free and reduced applications. Some of our family’s economic status has changed. It may be beneficial for some to fill out the form. This form allows a 30-day carryover into the next school year. Forms can be filled out and then dropped in the slot in the south door of the board office.
3 months ago, Gina Shelton
Ted Hessong
Food Service Route Registration: Please go to the following link to register for meals for the week of April 27. Registration allows our Food Service staff to prepare enough meals to be served. Thank you. https://www.usd234.org/article/229164?org=usd-234
4 months ago, Ted Hessong
Gina Shelton
Census 2020: Fort Scott Tigers make sure that our district gets the funding we need by completing the 2020 Census. Visit 2020Census.gov to complete the Census online or call (844) 330-2020.
4 months ago, Gina Shelton
Gina Shelton
USD 234 Fort Scott will be doing three (3) distributions the week of April 20th. On Monday, April 20th, the child will be receiving a total of 2 meals per child. On Tuesday, April 21st, the child will be receiving a total of 4 meals per child. On Wednesday, April 22nd, the child will be receiving a total of 4 meals per child. Children will receive the same amount of meals for the week but will pick them up over 3 days. Bus routes drop-offs will remain the same. School sites will remain the same – the high school and Eugene Ware. Parents/Guardians wanting to receive meals for their children should register at www.usd234.org and complete the form for each day. Help us help you. It is a short form but helps us prepare for the number of meals each day. Please call 620-223-0800 if you need help or have questions and Kerrie Wilson will assist you.
4 months ago, Gina Shelton
Ted Hessong
USD 234 Meal Distribution - Please register for meals for the week of April 20th by going to the following link http://fortscottks.apptegy.us/article/229164?org=usd-234
4 months ago, Ted Hessong
Gina Shelton
Gym Equipment has been sold The gym equipment we had available has been sold. We appreciate your interest.
4 months ago, Gina Shelton
Gina Shelton
Gym Equipment for Sale USD 234 has 10 racks available for $500 each as we replaced equipment this year. They will be offered on a first-come basis. Those interested should email jared.martin@usd234.org to submit their name. Pick up and payment will be coordinated with those individuals through Mr. Martin. Checks will be payable to USD 234. This rack package includes a power rack with weight storage, a bench, a 45lb bar, 4-45lb iron plates, 2-25lb iron plates, 2-10lb iron plates, 2-5lb iron plates, and 2-2.5lb iron plates for $500.
4 months ago, Gina Shelton
Gina Shelton
April 9, 2020 – COVID-19 Food Service Information for the Week of April 13th USD 234 Fort Scott will be doing three (3) distributions the week of April 13th. On Monday, April 13th, the child will be receiving a total of 2 meals per child. On Tuesday, April 14th, the child will be receiving a total of 4 meals per child. On Wednesday, April 15th, the child will be receiving a total of 4 meals per child. Children will receive the same amount of meals for the week but will pick them up over 3 days. Bus routes drop-offs will remain the same. School sites will remain the same – the high school and Eugene Ware. Parents/Guardians wanting to receive meals for their children must register at www.usd234.org and complete the form for each day. Help us help you. It is a short form but helps us prepare for the number of meals each day. Please call 620-223-0800 if you need help or have questions and Kerrie Wilson will assist you.
4 months ago, Gina Shelton
Ted Hessong
Week of April 13th Food Service Registration - Please go to http://fortscottks.apptegy.us/article/229164?org=usd-234 to register for meals for the week of April 13th. Meal registration helps our Food Service to prepare enough meals for each day. Thank you!
4 months ago, Ted Hessong
Gina Shelton
April 2, 2020 – COVID-19 Food Service Information for the Week of April 6th USD 234 Fort Scott will be doing three (3) distributions the week of April 6th. On Monday, April 6th, the child will be receiving a total of 2 meals per child. On Tuesday, April 7th, the child will be receiving a total of 4 meals per child. On Wednesday, April 8th, the child will be receiving a total of 4 meals per child. Children will receive the same amount of meals for the week but will pick them up over 3 days. Bus route drop-offs will remain the same. School sites will remain the same – the high school and Eugene Ware. There will be no pick-ups at the middle school or Winfield Scott. Parents/Guardians wanting to receive meals for their children must register at www.usd234.org and complete the form for each day. Help us help you. It is a short form but helps us prepare for the number of meals each day. Please call 620-223-0800 if you need help or have questions and Kerrie Wilson will assist you.
4 months ago, Gina Shelton
USD 234
Help USD 234 Help You. We need our families to register to pick up meals. This provides us better information to help us prepare for the numbers being served. Go to the following link for more information: https://www.usd234.org/article/224896?org=usd-234
4 months ago, USD 234
USD 234
Click on link to see the latest USD 234 COVID-19 Update. https://www.usd234.org/article/221489?org=usd-234
4 months ago, USD 234
Gina Shelton
March 28, 2020 – COVID-19 Food Service Update for the Week of March 30th. USD 234 Fort Scott will be doing two distributions the week of March 30th. On Monday, March 30th, the child will be receiving a total of 4 meals per child. On Wednesday, April 1st, the child will be receiving a total of 6 meals per child. Children will receive the same amount of meals for the week but will pick them up over 2 days. Bus routes drop-offs will remain the same, but we have reduced the school sites to two – the high school and Eugene Ware. There will be no pick-ups at the middle school or Winfield Scott.
4 months ago, Gina Shelton
Gina Shelton
March 25, 2020 - COVID-19 Food Service Information. Please see updated information on our Food Service program. As part of our continued commitment to the safety of our kids, staff, and community we will be doing Thursday and Friday's distribution on one day - Thursday, March 26th. Kids will receive a total of four (4) meals on Thursday. Distribution spots will remain the same.
5 months ago, Gina Shelton
Gina Shelton
March 22, 2020 - COVID-19 Food Service Update - Frequently Asked Questions (updated 03/22/20 based upon feedback)
5 months ago, Gina Shelton
Gina Shelton
March 20, 2020 - COVID-19 Food Service Update - Frequently Asked Questions
5 months ago, Gina Shelton
Ted Hessong
March 20, 2020 - COVID-19 Food Service Update - Click on the link to get updated Food Service information from USD 234. https://www.usd234.org/article/216150?org=usd-234
5 months ago, Ted Hessong
Ted Hessong
Click on link to get the March 18, 2020 - COVID-19 District Update. https://www.usd234.org/article/214446?org=usd-234
5 months ago, Ted Hessong
Ted Hessong
Please go to following link for an update about an announcement from the Governor of Kansas related to Kansas School Districts. https://www.usd234.org/article/213063?org=usd-234
5 months ago, Ted Hessong
USD 234
March 16, 2020 - COVID-19 District Update - Food Service. https://www.usd234.org/article/211375?org=usd-234
5 months ago, USD 234
USD 234
All USD 234 buildings will be closed except for essential personnel designated by the district office and there will be no practices or activities for USD 234 from March 15-21.
5 months ago, USD 234
USD 234
As of 4pm today, 3/15/2020, KSDE Commissioner Dr. Randy Watson has "strongly recommended" that Kansas school districts close for the week of March 16-20. This does not affect USD 234's days of attendance since we are on Spring Break during this time.
5 months ago, USD 234
USD 234
USD 234 Special Olympics is happening today at the middle school. Best of Luck to our students.
5 months ago, USD 234
Gina Shelton
Board Approves Refinancing of Bond to take advantage of lower interest rates - Saving Our Community $5,792,515 - Tune into Komb FM - All Hit 103.9 FM today, March 5th at 12:10 p.m. for more details.
5 months ago, Gina Shelton
USD 234
Celebrating Grandparents Day with breakfast at Eugene Ware. Thanks for the kitchen staff for hosting.
5 months ago, USD 234
USD 234
Winfield Scott Principal, Joy McGhee, and counselor, Leslie McDonald, present on Community Partnerships at the Kansans Can Symposium today in Manhattan. Winfield Scott's community partnership with Peerless Products in Fort Scott fits the Kansans Can model to benefit our schools.
5 months ago, USD 234
USD 234
Today Mr. Hessong, Superintendent of USD 234, helps celebrate Dr. Suess's birthday by reading Oh, the Thinks you can Think! by Dr. Suess to preschool students.
5 months ago, USD 234
Ted Hessong
Some USD 234 elementary teachers also participated in today's professional development at FSHS. The other elementary teachers are doing professional development on their ELA resource.
6 months ago, Ted Hessong
Ted Hessong
FSHS and FSMS teachers play The Brain Architecture game to learn about Learner Variability for their professional development today. These sessions were led by Stacie Clarkson from Greenbush.
6 months ago, Ted Hessong
Gina Shelton
Notice of Invitation to Bid: USD 234 2019-20 Doors Sealed bids for installation and purchase of exterior doors, will be received by USD 234 on or before 1:30 p.m., February 28, 2020, at the Board of Education Office, 424 S Main, Fort Scott, KS. The specifications, together with all necessary forms and documents for bidders, may be obtained at 424 S Main or online at www.usd234.org under the Business Department.
6 months ago, Gina Shelton
Ted Hessong
New USD 234 School Board members Kellye Barrows, Danny Brown, and Lynette Jackson are attending the Foundations of Boardsmanship led by the Kansas Association of School Boards and hosted by Greenbush. Thanks to them for giving up a Saturday to learn how to be an effective school board member.
7 months ago, Ted Hessong
Ted Hessong
Thanks to Mrs. Harper and her students from Eugene Ware for providing Christmas Carols for the district office.
8 months ago, Ted Hessong
Ted Hessong
The FSHS Band under the direction of Mr. Aaron Shockley practice one of their Christmas carols for the board office this morning.
9 months ago, Ted Hessong
Ted Hessong
USD 234 employee Kate Sweyko speaks at the Veteran’s Day Assembly. Mrs. Sweyko is retired from the Coast Guard.
9 months ago, Ted Hessong
Ted Hessong
Veteran’s Day Assembly hosted by FSHS. THANK YOU to all service men and women who have served or are currently serving.
9 months ago, Ted Hessong