Earlier this week, USD 475 had the opportunity to celebrate the many achievements of students and staff over the past several months. The achievements included
Kennedy Cox, Senior Junction City High School, wrote this great article on Girls Who Code. This new club at JCHS is meant to address the gender gap in the computer science industry. #BlueJayOnline #GirlsWhoCode
On December 17, 1903, Wilbur and Orville Wright made four brief flights at Kitty Hawk, North Carolina with their first powered aircraft. The Wright
Dr. Witt spent time this morning with Mat, Q, and Christine of the district podcast, “The connectED Radio Podcast” while preparing to make several thousand phone calls to parents and staff members reminding them that voter registration ends on October 17th with a bond election on November 7th.
“Because of this grant, technology is now readily available in our classrooms and our comfort level with integrating new concepts into lesson plans has strengthened. Overall, our ability to teach STEM-related activities has been taken to the next level,” said Abby Allen, a third-grade teacher at Spring Valley Elementary in Junction City.
Camp Roar is a tradition that was started at Fort Riley Elementary and came to Lincoln when I started as Principal. Each year has
Last week, schools from around the district pooled their collective knowledge of science, technology, engineering, and math for the district-wide STEM Fair. Though there many great projects, experiments, and hands-on experiences connectED stopped out to discuss in detail a few of the standouts.
Dr. Witt stepped into the world of virtual reality at the zSpace experience at Junction City High School on May 9, 2017.
Geary County Schools USD 475 received good news regarding a grant proposal to Kansas State Polytechnic as part of the fiscal years 2017 Kansas Board of Regents Title II Improving Teacher Quality (ITQ) grant competition. As part of the rigorous review process, each proposal was sent to a review panel and accessed. The grant proposal submitted for “Enriching and Integrating 21st Century Science and Technology Knowledge and Skills Into Today’s Classroom Through Effective Partnerships” was selected to receive a grant in the amount of $166,468.00.