USD 497's College and Career Center begins to take shape on paper. The 30,000 sq. ft. center, to be located near 31st and Haskell Ave., will support Career Pathways by replicating high-performance, "real-world" workplace environments; providing specialty labs and studio areas for students to create, share, evaluate and revise thoughtful learning products; facilitating innovation and collaboration by creating venues that encourage creativity, research, ideation, prototyping and testing; offering flexible space planning, furniture reconfiguration and building systems so that teachers and students can adapt the environment to meet learning goals; promoting a common intellectual mission with transparency between learning environments that
encourages “visible learning” and collaborative reflection; and facilitating communication and presentation through robust audio-visual systems. Review additional information about upcoming school improvements as part of the $92.5 million bond issue.
Yes, ALL schools will be in session April 18th, our Designated Inclement Weather Make-Up Day. Both high schools will make up lost instructional time from March 24-April 18 by adding two minutes to each class on seven-period days (dismissal at 3:19) and five minutes to each class on block days (Wednesday block dismissal: 2:50 and Thursday block dismissal: 2:15).
USD 497 seeks applicants for two special education positions: Teacher - Behavioral/Emotional SPED and Teacher - SPED - Therapeutic Setting. Click Employment to apply.
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