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Staff of the year announced

With the 2018-19 school year winding down, three Hutchinson Public Schools staff members have received district honors.

Robin Getting, secretary at Graber Elementary School, has been named Classified Employee of the Year. Laura Benscheidt, health sciences teacher at the Hutchinson Career and Technical Education Academy, and Angela Allen, Reno County Head Start teacher, have been nominated as the district’s entries in the Kansas National Teacher of the Year competition.

All three educators will be honored at the back-to-school convocation in August.

Sixth Grade recognitions slated

The district’s seven elementary schools have recognition programs set for next week in the district. Family and friends are invited to help send sixth graders onto their next educational adventure as they move into middle school in 2019-20.

Additionally, Avenue A School will have its pre-school graduation at 1 p.m. Wednesday, May 22, at the school.

Below is a list of sixth grade recognitions.

May 20: Lincoln Elementary School, 1 p.m., Lincoln

May 20: Wiley Elementary School, 6 p.m., Hutchinson High School Performing Arts Center


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