Message from the Superintendent

Dear Friends of North Lyon County Schools, As you may have heard, last Thursday, Governor Sam Brownback announced 1.5% in school district “allotments” – cuts that don’t require legislative approval – effective  March 7 . In North Lyon County, this translates to an approx. $40,000 cut to our current budget. This is not good news. It will take me some time to formulate a plan to address this . . .

Feb 9, 2015

2015 Hopkins Award Nomination

Lyon County schools have many employees who go the extra mile for our students on a regular basis.  The E.L. & Z. Irene Hopkins Foundation wishes to give special recognition to those employees who demonstrate that one person can make a difference. AWARD CRITERIA The recipients of the award will have performed in a . . .

Feb 12, 2015

Ready to Test -AND- Kansas Assessments 101

Ready to Test.   What Our Schools Are Doing to Prepare Students for the 2014-2015 Kansas Assessments.   Our Students Come First.   While the annual Kansas Assessments are very important, we believe that they are only one piece of a much larger picture. As such, our teachers and administrators collect a . . .

Mar 4, 2015

Current Highlights

2014-15 Board of Education Agendas

March 9, 2015 February 25, 2015 February 23, 2015 Special January 28, 2015 January 7, 2015 December 17, 2014 November 25, 2014 Special November 12, 2014 October 22, 2014 October 1, 2014 September 20, 2014 . . .

2014-15 Board of Education Minutes

February 25, 2015 February 23, 2015 Special January 28, 2015 January 7, 2015 December 17, 2014 November 25, 2014 Special November 12, 2014 October 22, 2014 October 1, 2014 September 20, 2014 Study Session . . .

Employment opportunities

Vocational Teacher at Northern Heights High School USD #251 is currently seeking a Vocational Teacher for the 2015-16 school year. Applicants in vocational agriculture as well as industrial arts will be considered. Northern Heights has approximately 140 students. Position will remain open until filled. Please apply . . .

Facilites Committee Information

FINAL PRESENTATION 10/23/2013 The Northern Heights Story (published Nov.1957) NHHS Tour Slideshow 9/6/13 Facilities Study Brochure 8/20/13 Updated USD 251 Taxpayer Analysis August 6, 2013 Joint Meeting with Board of Education Facilities Committee Projected . . .

Hollis and Miller Community Survey

Below are the links to two educational videos and a community survey link provided by the Hollis and Miller Architect firm.  They would like our communities input in the planning process.  Please take a few minutes to watch each video and then complete the survey.  I appreciate you taking the time to give your valuable . . .

Current Patron Newsletter

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If you would like to receive the district newsletter via e-mail, please e-mail Nicolette Nuessen, Board Clerk at nuessenn@usd251.org and ask to be placed on the newsletter e-mail list. February 2015 January 2015 July 2014 March 2014 February 2014 January 2014 . . .