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Wiley, HMS at Allen named Apollo schools

Two Hutchinson USD 308 elementary schools were named as Apollo schools by the Kansas State Board of Education today (April 16, 2019). The state Board approved Wiley Elementary School and Hutchinson Magnet School at Allen as Apollo schools.

Under the program, districts designate schools to be redesigned around five outcomes that include improving graduation rates, post-secondary success, kindergarten readiness, individualized learning and social-emotional skills.

Kisner receives national recognition

Kisner photoHutchinson High School’s Hailey Kisner recently was selected to receive the 2019 Taking Down Tobacco Trainer of the Year Award. Kisner is a member of the Hutchinson Career and Technical Education Academy’s Family, Career and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA) Chapter.

The award is given to a student who has engaged in the Taking Down Tobacco and Train the Trainer programs and highlights the advocacy skills they have received from the trainings. Applicants must complete the Taking Down Tobacco training, be a registered trainer, and be an FCCLA member in order to receive the $1,000 award.

District recognized for United Way campaign

United Way award

Hutchinson USD 308 is proud to be part of our community. United Way's Starla Wells and Melanie Block presented Superintendent Gary Price with a plaque Wednesday for the staff participation in the 2018-19 United Way campaign. District employees contributed $32,999 and were the eighth largest contributors to the campaign.

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