To report USD 407 owned device breakage or issues please email firstname.lastname@example.org with as much information as you can about the issue.
USD 407 Grab n Go meals will remain available during the statewide stay at home order. Please check www.usd407.org live feed or Facebook for more details.
The BOE will be holding a special meeting on Wednesday - April 1st at 5:30 PM. The meeting will be broadcast live on Facebook. Click the link to review the agenda: https://5il.co/eagp
USD 407 Continuous Learning Educational Plan overview documents are available here: https://www.usd407.org/o/russell-usd-407/browse/115335. Parents & Students, please tune in @ Facebook Live, 7pm 03/26 for Q&A.
Check out this Facebook Live event on Thursday, March 26 @ 7:00 PM! Staff will be guiding our school community through our CLP & answering Q & A! https://drive.google.com/file/d/1zoOS5miDodarRTbrp0CWcqpJhEJSm_rJ/view?usp=sharing
Device applications are due Friday, March 27! There is a date error on the original form, please use this Friday, 03/27, 4pm as due date!
If you need a device to help w/ education for your child, please file this application DUE @ 4:00 PM, Friday, 03/23. Applications also available @ USD 407 Office, 802 N. Main. https://drive.google.com/a/usd407.org/file/d/1uPkqH358WdPNz2aydatLPGwFOcKKq0Cf/view?usp=sharing
Grab 'N' Go Meal distribution will begin Monday - March 23rd. Click the link for details. https://5il.co/e097
Parents: the survey linked here is vital information regarding internet access and device needs for our students. Please take the time to fill out this information by Saturday, 03/21. Link: https://forms.gle/z4ScHBzkopxaku6e6
The Board of Education special meeting scheduled for 5:30 p.m. today (3/18) will be live streamed at https://www.facebook.com/RussellUSD407/
RHS Student LED Conferences on Wednesday March 11, 2020 from 2:30-7:30. All students have a scheduled 15- minute time slot to discuss the results of their Individual Plans of Study, course requirements, attendance, and goals for their future. Parental attendance is encouraged.
Bickerdyke Elementary 2nd Grade and B. Bunch Music Concert 6:30pm tonight @ RMS Auditorium.
USD 407 Student Art Show. Opening Reception Sunday March 1st from 1pm-4pm at the Deines Cultural Center, 820 N Main Street.
Reminder: RHS Local Scholarship Packets are due on Monday, March 2.
All USD 407 schools sent out links on 02/26 via email to parents asking for participation in climate surveys by Friday, 02/28. This data is very valuable to us as we reflect on who we are & what we do. Each school will need your feedback for each student. THANK YOU parents for your time & feedback!
Reminder: USD 407 will not have school on Friday, February 28 due to Teacher In-Service.
National FFA week from February 22-29th. This week at RHS we are having SPIRIT DAYS. 'Merica Monday', 'Camo Tuesday', Western Wednesday, Flannel Thursday. Kiss the Pig contest between 6 staff members. The staff with the most money in the piggy bank, has to kiss a live pig.
Late start @ USD 407 due to roads & conditions. 10:00 AM start. In town bus route WILL RUN. It will be 2 hourS later than normal days. No AM Head Start, No breakfast served.
RHS will dismiss at 1:15 p.m. on Friday - February 21 due to RHS hosting Regional Wrestling. This applies to RHS students only.
The KSHSAA February Journal is covered by one of our own! J. Sohm (12) is pictured competing in the Amos Morris Tournament vs Phillipsburg. The photographer, Eric K. Rinehart! Is also #KidsFirst407 talent! http://www.kshsaa.org/Publications/February.pdf
The e- funds online payment system is experiencing a disruption of service today, 01/30. They are working on it, so thank for your patience if you’re trying to use it.
There are only two weeks left to apply for the RCACF Scholarships and there is $300,000 available. Several scholarships require recommendation letters so don't wait to apply! Go to www.rcacf.net today!
USD 407 moved to Thrillshare for school alerts that include safety messages, schedule changes, low lunch balances, fee balances, and unexcused absences. USD 407 School Alerts will display caller ID 785-324-0593. The phone number is automated & will not accept return phone calls.
RHS will be undergoing some hot water boiler repairs the morning of 01/27. The building is without hot water for that time, but will not be for long.
January 31 is "Red Friday" to show support for the KC Chiefs in the Super Bowl! Wear your red or Chiefs gear to school and work! ** GO CHIEFS **
Due to slick unpredictable roads, classes will begin 2 hours late on Wed - Jan. 22. Classes will begin at 10 AM. Breakfast will not be served. In-town bus routes will not run.
Due to icy conditions, classes have been cancelled for Friday, January 17th. Stay home, stay safe!
USD 407 will start school and country bus routes 2 hours late on Friday - January 17th. Classes will begin at 10 AM. In-town bus routes will NOT run. Breakfast will NOT be served. Stay tuned for additional updates as the weather progresses.
Simpson Elementary is collecting names of prospective kindergarten students for the 2020-2021 school year. If your child will be five years of age before Aug. 31, 2020 please call SES at 785-483-6180. Names need to be submitted by Jan. 27. Roundup will be March 2 at 6:00 pm.
The RHS basketball games scheduled in Beloit today have been postponed until January 31.
Reminder: A Professional Development Day has been added to the calendar and there will be no school on February 28, 2020.
Char Sohm, Duane Adams, and Andrea Krug Krauss completed their 4.5 year term in office as members of the USD 407 Board of Education. THANK YOU FOR YOUR DEDICATION AND SERVICE TO USD 407!
A new opportunity for communication as USD 407 Superintendent Shelly Swayne brings you 6 Minutes w/ Swayne. Topics today: Teaching positions, the heat and electricity in our classrooms, and professional development. Please email email@example.com with topic ideas or questions for the next episode in 2 weeks. You can always drop by the office or catch her for ideas as well. And yes, the end isn’t as graceful as hoped, but it did rebuild nicely 🤣 https://youtu.be/S6RRPEg-ezo