12/14/2017 – RHS Wrestling Triangular vs Lincoln/Stafford has been cancelled



USD 407 will be hostintg facility tours of all school district buildings on December 20th at 1:30 p.m., and again on January 2nd at 9:00 a.m., with an additional tour beginning at 5:30 p.m. The public is invited and encouraged to attend. This is your chance to get a first-hand look at the condition of our schools and to see the issues and needs that were identified by the Architect and the Community Task Force.  Each tour will begin at Simpson Elementary School located at 1323 N. Main. To ensure we have plenty of tour guides available, please call 785-483-2173 to schedule your tour or email Renee Miner at Be sure to wear walking shoes!!

NEW!!!!! Check out the new Facility Information links on the website. One is in the navigation bar across the top of each page and the other is located under the District Quick Links in the left side bar. Check back often for the latest information about district facility discussions!



Candi Wagner

On January 7, 2018, Candi Wagner will complete her duties as a member of the Russell County USD 407 Board of Education. President Quinday thanked Candi for her service to the Board of Education.  Candi was presented a plaque honoring 4 years of service. 

THANK YOU, THANK YOU, THANK YOU, Candi for your work in supporting our schools and the students and staff in USD 407!


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Board of Education - Meeting Minutes

Posted Date: 12/12/2017

The Board of Education held their regular meeting on December 11, 2017 at 5:00 p.m. Click here to read the minutes. To review minutes from previous meetings, click

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Public Forum Guidelines

Posted Date: 12/07/2017

-- SPEAKERS DURING PUBLIC FORUM -- The Board of Education extends an invitation to patrons to speak during the meeting under the Public Forum agenda item. The following guidelines will be used to

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Letters to Santa

Posted Date: 12/08/2017

  LETTERS TO SANTA will be broadcast on KRSL beginning on 12/11/2017. Click here to view a schedule of the broadcasts. Recordings are also available on the KRSL website

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Alert Solutions - Swift K12 Communication

Posted Date: 11/12/2017

SwiftK12 allows USD 407 to send voice, email, social media and text alerts using real-time contact information from PowerSchool. Automated attendance notifications, low lunch balance alerts,

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Free and Reduced Meal Applications

Posted Date: 11/12/2017

Creath Newacheck, Food Service Director, reported the Free and Reduced Lunch Applications were mailed out at the beginning of July. Parents and guardians of USD 407 students are encouraged to fill

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BOE Develops Vision Statement & Sets Goals

Posted Date: 11/12/2017

USD 407 is dedicated to providing a culture of learning that will lead the state of Kansas in student success!

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BES News

Posted Date: 12/06/2017

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Vision Statement

Russell County USD 407 is dedicated to providing a culture of learning that will lead the state of Kansas in student success.

Mission Statement

The mission of USD 407 is to teach all students to their fullest potential, provide an appropriate learning environment and prepare students to become functional and effective citizens in an ever-changing world.

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