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Many teens are constantly plugged into their devices using headphones or earbuds. While this may seem harmless, maybe even a pleasant relief from having to hear what they are listening to, it can actually lead to long-term hearing damage. Although…Read More
The last meeting of the school year was geared towards parents of incoming Freshman. Principal Gib Ostheimer, Dean of Students and Counselor Madonna Esponda, and Administrative Staff Becca Redden and Elly Jawors provided an overview covering academics, extracurricular activities,…Read More
Due to the acoustics in the room some speakers may be less audible. We have done everything possible to provide the best audio quality. Regular Session 0:00Pledge of AllegianceRoll CallPublic Comment Kaycee Community Orchestra DiscussionAdditions/Accept AgendaGeneral Reports 11:40Principal ReportsSuperintendent Reports 32:45Director…Read More
Mass shootings have become a tragic and too frequent occurrence. In the space of just five days, there have been two school shootings, one in Denver CO, and another in Nashville TN. Flags are at half-staff outside schools and parents…Read More
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. …Read More
Listen here 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,…Read More
Listen here 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…Read More
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…Read More