Celebrate School Board Recognition Month with us by thanking Raeleen Reinhardt, Brett Mai, Kathy Wallert, Joyce Ellis, Ron Wedel, Deanna Myers, and Crystal Waymaster. These individuals make crucial decisions for the students and staff at USD 407. THANK YOU, school board leaders!
about 2 months ago, Russell County USD 407
Thank You BOE
There will be no school tomorrow (January 9, 2024) due to inclement weather. Please be safe and stay warm.
about 2 months ago, Jordan Perez
There will be no school tomorrow (January 8, 2024) due to anticipated weather. Stay safe and stay warm.
about 2 months ago, Jordan Perez
Today, USD 407 celebrated students from all four buildings who were recognized for continually displaying the character trait for December- Empathy. Empathy is understanding and connecting to other people's feelings. The celebration included a pizza luncheon and musical chairs at Simpson Elementary School. Fun was had by all! The character trait for January is Perseverance.
3 months ago, Sawyer Ptacek
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RHS: CHRISTMAS SPIRIT WEEK: MONDAY- 12/11 - CHRISTMAS HAT DAY. WEAR ANY CHRISTMAS HEADGEAR (SCHOOL APPROPRIATE). BEST HAT GETS A McDONALDS GIFT CARD. TUESDAY - 12/12 - CANDY CANE DAY. WEAR STRIPES, RED OR WHITE. BEST DRESSED GETS A SONIC GIFT CARD. WEDNESDAY -12/13 - CHRISTMAS ATTIRE AND BRING A MUG DAY. WEAR YOUR UGLY SWEATER AND BRING A MUG. BEST DRESSED GETS AN A&W GIFT CARD. THURSDAY - 12/14 - POLAR EXPRESS DAY. WEAR YOUR FAVORITE HOLIDAY PAJAMAS. (SCHOOL APPROPRIATE). BEST DRESSED GETS USA SLUSHY COUPONS. FRIDAY - 12/15 - FAMILY PHOTOS DAY. DRESS IN YOUR NICEST OUTFIT. BEST DRESSED GETS A SAN JUANS GIFT CARD. MONDAY - 12/18 - FLANNELS AND FINALS DAY. WEAR YOUR FAVORITE FLANNEL AND TAKE YOUR FINALS. BEST DRESSED GETS AN ESPRESSO ETC. GIFT CARD. TUESDAY - 12/19 - TACKY TUESDAY. WEAR YOUR TACKIEST CHRISTMAS ATTIRE (SCHOOL APPROPRIATE). BEST DRESSED GETS AN AMAZON GIFT CARD.
3 months ago, Veronica Fuentes
RMS Students, this is a reminder that the Holiday Meal will be taking place tomorrow. We would appreciate it if staff and students could dress up in semi-formal attire. For example, dresses, slacks, khakis, sweaters, etc.. Please no sweatpants or pajama pants. Thanks!
3 months ago, Kate Ozores
The Board of Education will be holding their monthly meeting on Monday - 12/11 at 5:30 p.m. in the Central Administration Office. See the agenda for details. This meeting will be live streamed. Agenda: https://5il.co/2ahyz | Live Stream: https://tinyurl.com/59p597h8
3 months ago, Russell County USD 407
BOE Meeting
The BOE will be holding a public hearing for the open enrollment policy at 5:15 p.m. followed by the regular monthly board meeting at 5:30 p.m. on Monday - 11/13/2023 in the District Office. Agenda: https://5il.co/28ng1 | Livestream: https://tinyurl.com/4dm9jsfd
4 months ago, Russell County USD 407
BOE Meeting
On Tuesday, RHS recognized Bronco Leaders, celebrated Halloween, and had their second annual costume contest. There were a lot of great costumes! These were the winners from each category: Joey Hurla (Freshman) as a Boy Scout, Slayde Nuss and Trey Zorn (Sophomores) as Racer Trey and his biggest fan Slayde, Derek Chesney (Junior) as a Banana, Kierra Eck (Senior) as Mac and Cheese, and Mr. Miller (Staff) as a Teddy Bear. A big thanks goes out to Mr. Brown for making the amazing medals for the contest winners. Ms. Kasselman, her classes, and various parents also get a big thanks for donating goodies for the delicious snack bags, decorating them, and putting them all together. There were 54 Bronco Leaders from September to October. Overall, it was a fun afternoon at RHS!
4 months ago, Sawyer Ptacek
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On Tuesday, USD 407 celebrated students from all four buildings who were recognized for continually displaying the character trait for October- Responsibility. The celebration included a pizza luncheon and mummy-making at Simpson Elementary School. Fun was had by all! The character trait for November is Gratitude. Be on the lookout for the students being recognized for that trait before Fall Break.
4 months ago, Sawyer Ptacek
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We hope to see as many fans in Kismet vs Southwestern Heights on Friday Oct. 27th with a 6:00pm start time, but if you can not make it to the game you can listen to Russell Radio station on KRSL 95.9 FM with the KAB award winning team of David Elliott and Mike Blanke and streamed on KRSL.com and available on Alexa devices by saying Alexa Play KRSL 959. Or Livestream on the NFHS network. Search for Southwestern Heights. Food Trucks will be available along with concession stand for a variety of food items available. https://mail.google.com/mail/u/0?ui=2&ik=ca521cfe63&attid=0.1&permmsgid=msg-f:1780824434535440150&th=18b6c26353d21f16&view=att&disp=safe&realattid=f_lo77qm2n0
4 months ago, Veronica Fuentes
Friday Night Food Trucks
The Board of Education will be holding a special meeting on Monday - October 30th at 5:30 p.m. in the Central Administration board room. See the agenda for details. This meeting will be live streamed. Agenda: https://5il.co/27r99 | Live Stream: https://tinyurl.com/ycfp2b9x
4 months ago, Russell County USD 407
Special BOE Mtg
Happy Football Friday!! I hope we can pack the stands tonight in Phillipsburg, but if you can not make it to the game you can listen to Russell Radio station on KRSL 95.9 FM with the KAB award winning team of David Elliott and Mike Blanke and streamed on KRSL.com and available on Alexa devices by saying Alexa Play KRSL 959. Or Livestream at https://www.youtube.com/@PhillipsburgPTV GO BRONCOS!!!
5 months ago, Veronica Fuentes
The USD407 Board of Education is working with Community for Classrooms and local businesses to recognize one employee each month. You can use the following links nominate a staff member: Support Staff Nomination Link https://docs.google.com/forms/u/0/d/1XL6csD9xFyw-miyHUYm7jgI69ueZ0Zey0NSpn3yjVLs/edit?pli=1 Educator (Licensed) Nomination Link https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1WEX8nLtRRaGmkVP5lVoB9XOxUR7ewTOv7uq5hQOxUp8/viewform?edit_requested=true
5 months ago, USD407
Last week, USD 407 celebrated students from all four buildings who were recognized for continually displaying the character trait for September- Respect. The celebration included a pizza luncheon at Simpson Elementary School and fun was had by all! The character trait for October is Responsibility. Be on the lookout for the students being recognized for that trait at the end of the month.
5 months ago, Sawyer Ptacek
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The Board of Education will be holding their monthly meeting on Monday, October 9th at 5:30 PM in the Central Administration Office. See the agenda for details. This meeting will be live streamed. Agenda https://5il.co/26eoc | Live stream https://tinyurl.com/2vf9hdw7
5 months ago, Russell County USD 407
This year, RHS will be partnering with other schools in the district and recognizing two students each month who personify the character trait of the month. For September, our character trait was respect. We are excited to announce that Hannah Gideon and Mason Rohr received the most nominations and are the students being recognized! Our staff member who was recognized for displaying respect was Mr. Manabat. Below you will find snippets from each person's nominations to see how they display respect. Congrats to all! Hannah shows respect by listening to her peers and adults when they speak; waiting for her turn before doing things; always following directions; being honest and kind to others; actively helping others in the school; and asking questions in an appropriate manner. Mason is a bright young man who is respectful to all students regardless of their ability. He helps other students when asked. Mason is always polite and kind to everyone he interacts with and is a joy to be around. Mr. Manabat is always respectful in his interactions with students, parents, and co-workers. He takes pride in doing a good job and makes sure that those he interacts with are comfortable and feel respected.
5 months ago, Sawyer Ptacek
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RHS - The bonfire that was scheduled for tonight has been cancelled due to high winds. Please join us for a pep rally in front of the court house at the conclusion of the homecoming parade tomorrow 9-29.23.
5 months ago, Veronica Fuentes
The Board of Education will be holding a special meeting on Friday - September 22nd at 7:30 AM in the Central Administration Office. This meeting will NOT be live streamed. See the agenda for details. https://5il.co/25di7
5 months ago, Russell County USD 407
BOE Spec Mtg
The Board of Education will be holding their regular monthly meeting on Monday - September 11 beginning at 5:30 p.m. in the Central Administration Office. See the agenda for details. Agenda: https://5il.co/24ays | Live Feed: https://tinyurl.com/3t6thcjb
6 months ago, Russell County USD 407
BOE Meeting