Schools & Education

The Surge in Drugs. Sheriff & Police Chief. Mar 23 2023

March 27, 2023

News media report almost daily on two massive challenges facing the nation;  drug use and mass shootings.   Should Johnson County folks concerned? How are our Sheriff and Police Departments tackling the challenge?    By proactive policing and working together. …

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Get Kindergarten Ready. Principal Laurie Graves. Mar 22 2023

March 25, 2023

Is your child entering Kindergarten this year?  Meadowlark Elementary School Principal Laurel Graves explains the benefits of registering now and getting a screening.   She explains the Junior K Program as well as regular Kindergarten classes, Kinder Camp, and what’s…

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How to Grade Teachers? Supt. Charles Auzqui. Mar 24, 2023

March 25, 2023

Parents and JCSD#1 want to know if teachers are meeting expectations and standards in the classroom.  But teacher evaluation can provoke strong reactions.  Some see it as a means of providing valuable feedback for professional improvement, while others feel the…

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BHS PIT Crew Meeting. Mar 17 2023

March 24, 2023

Dean of Students and Counselors Madonna Esponda and Michelle Dahlberg led this parent information meeting.      2:00 BHS is suspending its dress code for midriffs and hats for a trial period in April after Spring Break.  How did this…

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“Failing Forward”. American Legion Baseball. Mar 2023

March 23, 2023

Baseball is a game of failures. How does this translate to success off the field?  At the onset of the season.  Drawing on 37 years of involvement with the sport, new coach Adam Teten explains his coaching philosophy, how he…

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The Bot Can Do My Homework! Mar 2023

March 20, 2023

The genie is already out of the bottle.  AI is here and already being used by students in Johnson County. If you use Siri or Alexa you are already using AI. Furthermore, it is not even clear if AI can…

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JCSD#1 Board Meeting. Mar 13 2023

March 17, 2023

Regular Session 0:50PledgeRoll Call 1:20 Public Comment 1:50–  Rainbow Banners–  Senior/Rodeo Banners Library Process 7:10Senior Banners 51:30 Additions/Accept Agenda 1:21:50JCSD#1 Student Video 1:22:20Principal Reports 1:25:10CPES Spotlight Superintendent Reports 1:41:20Director Reports 1:52:00Curriculum & Learning Report 2:00:45Special Services Report 2:01:10Business Report 2:03:00Rec…

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A Calendar Template Black Color Template

Supt. Charles Auzqui. Mar 3 2023

March 4, 2023

The school board will confirm the school calendar for the next two years at the next Board meeting.   What is best for students?   A 4-day week?  Year around school? What about a statewide universal calendar? Concerned about reading…

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“If I don’t, who will?” Foster Parenting. Feb 2023

March 3, 2023

Earlier issues with audio quality have been resolved. If they persist reload this page. A stable, caring home for even a short spell can make a world of difference to a child.     Johnson County needs foster parents.  …

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Wrestling Weather. BHS Students & Supt. Auzqui. Feb 2023

March 2, 2023

Who knew the weather could make a week so complicated?   After a week disrupted by severe winter weather which affected athletics and academics, BHS students ask Superintendent Charles Auzqui how and why JCDS#1 calls virtual learning days, late starts,…

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