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USD 410 board meet to discuss Court’s decision regarding school funding

The equity funding law passed in the special legislative session June 24 to meet the Kansas Supreme Court’s mandate means district schools will stay open. That’s the message Superintendent Max Hein­richs brought to the USD 410 Board of Education in a special meeting June 29. “I haven’t heard much bad, more good,” Heinrichs said about responses from district administrators in […]

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USD 410 board reviews school shut-down plan

Superintendent Steve Noble reviewed a report of actions at Monday’s USD 410 Board of Education meeting that will be taken if the Kansas Supreme Court issues a school shut-down order. The Court has ruled that Kansas legislators has until June 30 to pass an equitable formula for funding schools. “We have to be ready for a worse-case scenario,” Noble said, […]

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USD 410 board approves new goals for district

USD 410 board approves new goals for district

Receiving service awards during the May 9 school board meeting were (from left) Mike Moran for 23 years as counselor for Hills­boro Elementary School, Rita Loewen for 32 years teaching, and Lori Soo Hoo for 10 years with Parents as Teachers. The USD 410 Board of Education approved goals at its May 9 regular meeting that will focus direction for […]

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Schools? access-control system in effect Thursday

Schools? access-control system in effect Thursday

Microsoft Word – USD410 Project Specification.docx Parents, patrons and visitors hoping to enter the two USD 410 school buildings will find that entrance procedures have changed starting Thursday with the launch of the district?s new electronic access-control system. The board approved the $30,000 system in February. While the system is state of the art, it?s no longer cutting edge, Superintendent […]

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USD 410 board approves significant expenditures

USD 410 Board of Educa?tion acted on three significant expenditures at its regular meeting March 14. As part of its vehicle replacement plan, the board accepted a $83,439 bid from Kansas Truck Equipment to purchase a 2017 model C2 47-passenger bus equipped with a wheelchair lift and two wheelchair compartments. The board voted to accept the bid of $18,546 from […]

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Heinrichs hired for USD 410

Heinrichs hired for USD 410

Max Heinrichs, shown here last June as he prepared to end his job as high school principal, will be returning July 1 as the district?s new superintendent. It didn?t take long for Max Heinrichs to decide that he would apply for the impending vacancy in the superintendent?s office at USD 410. ?It was a no-brainer for me,? said the Hills?boro […]

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USD 410 fires staff advocate

USD 410 fires staff advocate

Sarah Hopkins The Unified School District 410 Board of Edu?cation voted Monday to terminate the employment of Sarah J. Hop?kins as a preschool family advocate. Hopkins began her employment with the district in August 2015. Criminal charges were filed Friday alleging that Hopkins unlawfully transferred guns to a convicted felon who killed three people and wounded 14 others before he […]

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Block grant ruling expected by many

Block grant ruling expected by many

?This ruling on equity really helps USD 410 because we rely on that equity funding from the state to help us when our valuation is not like the valuation is in districts with lots and lots of property.??Steve Noble, USD 410 superintendent USD 410 Superintendent Steve Noble said he was not surprised by the Kansas Supreme Court?s ruling Thursday that […]

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410 board adopts new vision statement

USD 410 Board of Educa?t?ion adopted ?Developing super amazing humans for our world? as its new vision statement through 2020 at the regular meeting Feb. 8. ?It?s something that?s easy to remember and repeat,? Superintendent Steve Noble said. While a vision statement emphasizes ?why we do what we do,? mission statements address how to achieve that goal, Noble said. Consequently, […]

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USD 410 leads the way for project-based learning

USD 410 leads the way for project-based learning

Jonathan Hinerman, a Hillsboro High School sophomore at the time, prepares his robot for competition at the VEX Robotics event hosted by HHS in March 2015. Robotics is one example of the hands-on learning that has taken center stage in USD 410. Unified School District 410 achieved a lot during the 2015 calendar year, according to Superin?tendent Steve Noble, despite […]

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