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BOE Special Meeting

Posted Date: 08/15/2019

The USD 407 Board of Education will hold a special meeting on  Monday – August 19th at 5:30 p.m.   The Board of Education will be touring all schools to review changes and updates that were . . .

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Don't Text & Drive

Posted Date: 08/14/2019

Coming soon!! As a community service project, Russell County 4-H Junior Leaders gifted “Don’t Text & Drive” signs to USD 407 with the request to place the signs around Russell High School. The . . .

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Buddy Bench

Posted Date: 08/14/2019

Representatives from Northwest Kansas Down Syndrome Society (NWKDSS) presented the Board of Education with a check in the amount of $1,600 to purchase a Buddy Bench for each elementary school. The . . .

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Fall Sports Sign Up

Posted Date: 08/14/2019

ATTENTION STUDENTS & PARENTS – Fall sports practices at Russell High School and Ruppenthal Middle School begin on August 19th. Any students wishing to participate in the fall sports programs are . . .

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Board of Education - Meeting Minutes

Posted Date: 08/14/2019

The Board of Education held their regular meeting on August 12, 2019.  Click here to read the minutes. To review minutes from previous meetings, click . . .

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Invitation to Bid

Posted Date: 07/24/2019

Written sealed bids will be received by the Board of Education of Unified School District No. 407, Russell County, Kansas at the office of the Board of Education in . . .

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Surplus Property: BES Tables

Posted Date: 07/26/2019

Russell County USD 407 has eight (8) tables for sale as surplus property.  These tables are sturdy and have been well taken care of through their lives in an elementary school! They would be great . . .

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USD 407 School Enrollment Moves Online for 2019-2020

Posted Date: 07/19/2019

    RUSSELL - Enrollment for the 2019-2020 school year with Russell County USD 407 is now entirely online based on family feedback to do so.  The enrollment forms are easy to access through your . . .

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Pennies For Tennies

Posted Date: 07/13/2019

Pennies for Tennies was a program created to provide local students in need at Simpson and Bickerdyke Elementary Schools with tennis shoes. Children involved with raising awareness include Journey . . .

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Supt. Swayne Completes Statewide Leadership Program

Posted Date: 07/02/2019

Shelly Swayne, Russell County USD 407 superintendent, recently completed participation in KASB Business Operations Leadership Development (BOLD), sponsored by the Kansas Association of School . . .

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Traffic Flow at Elementary Schools

Posted Date: 07/19/2019

USD 407 and City of Russell personnel have been collaborating on ways to reduce congestion, improve traffic flow and parking, and increase safety measures for families and students around the . . .

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2019 - 2020 Calendar

Posted Date: 12/14/2018

The district calendar for the 2019 – 2020 school year was approved by the board of education on December 10th. Click here for a printable copy of the . . .

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Mobile App

Posted Date: 10/02/2018

Get connected today!!!! USD 407 has a mobile app and it is ready for download from the App Store and Google Play Store. The app is listed as Russell USD 407. . . .

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Twitter

Posted Date: 01/24/2018

USD 407 has established a Twitter account to communicate with the public about events taking place within the district. To keep informed with what is happening at USD 407, please follow us on . . .

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Facebook

Posted Date: 01/10/2018

USD 407 has established a Facebook account to communicate with the public about events taking place within the district. To keep informed with what is happening at USD 407, please follow us on . . .

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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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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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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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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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