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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

November eNewsletter

    Letter from the Principal Dear Parents and Families, We hope that you were able to attend your child’s parent teacher conference.  Conferences are a great time for you to initiate that effective working relationship with your child’s teacher.  Read more

October 2018 eNewsletter

LETTER FROM THE PRINCIPAL   Dear Ware Families and Friends, I would like to share about teaching and working here at Ware Elementary.  I had the pleasure of beginning my teaching career in second grade during 1983, the first year 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

Ware Elementary staff and students spell out the word TEAM

All School Photo 2018

On Friday, September 21 Ware Elementary students and staff gathered on the field and took their annual picture.  The principal, Alicia Scofield stated that, “This year our building wide picture was the word ‘TEAM.’  We chose this as a representation Read more

September eNewsletter

LETTER FROM THE PRINCIPAL It has been an absolute wonderful start to the 2018-19 school year.  The sounds of excitement and joy to be back at school can be heard all around the halls.  Our teachers are hard at work 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