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Updated Aug 19, 2014 at 2:49 PM

MCCUNE — USD 247 Southeast is looking for a mutual win with the City of McCune.Tuesday, the USD 247 board of education announced that it will be making a one-time offer for a 25-year lease agreement at $1 per year with the city in hopes of helping facilitate some of the community's ideas and dreams.

Updated Aug 18, 2014 at 7:26 PM

For many students of Pittsburg State this fall, it's the start of a new chapter in life, the first journey away from the home they've always known.Some who started classes on Monday are just lost and confused, said Jennifer...

Posted Aug 17, 2014 at 6:00 PM

Northeast USD is proud to announce Stephanie Underwood and Piper Richardson have been selected to join current and aspiring leaders from 28 Kansas School districts and Junior Colleges to participate in Greenbush Leadership Academy for the...

Posted Aug 17, 2014 at 10:00 AM

The first day of on-campus resident move-in at Pittsburg State is always a circus of people, cars, furniture and boxes, so for 2014 University Housing decided to make it official.The "circus" move-in day theme is part of the...

Posted Aug 15, 2014 at 9:30 AM

Pittsburg State University’s landscape has changed dramatically since students left in May, and construction is ongoing."Fall a year from now we will have completed everything we’ve talked about," said Paul Stewart,...

Updated Aug 14, 2014 at 9:35 PM

At the end of Thursday's Pittsburg State opening faculty meeting, Faculty Senate president Julie Dainty left attendees with a single thought: "Students don't care what you know if they don't know you care."That was a lesson on...

Posted Aug 14, 2014 at 2:31 PM

Preventing dropouts is a priority for USD 250 Pittsburg, and on Monday Board of Education members expanded a partnership that supports that effort.The Communities in Schools program helps identify student needs and offer programs or...

Posted Aug 14, 2014 at 12:00 PM

Surrounded by piles of donated bedding, Keyth Waltrip, Rachelle Mengarelli, Mitchell Light and James Clark load up bedframes donated by Pittsburg State University for children around the Pittsburg community. Approximately 115 beds were...

Updated Aug 13, 2014 at 8:10 PM

A roller coaster of emotions await Pittsburg State’s new class of international students, as the university’s director of international programs puts it, but Cathy Lee Arcuino and her team of employees and volunteers are ready to...

Posted Aug 13, 2014 at 10:00 AM

Schools hope never to experience a tornado, fire or active shooter situation, but USD 250 still is preparing for each.As teachers head back to work, they are being trained on ALICE, a shooter response program designed to help individuals...

Posted Aug 13, 2014 at 9:20 AM

CHEROKEE — The Southeast USD 247 Board of Education called a special meeting Tuesday to meet with Donna Whiteman, Kansas Association of School Boards assistant executive director of legal services, from Topeka. However, before they moved...

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