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  The final month of school is always exciting and yet a very busy time.   It is easy for students to get so distracted by the promise of a long summer break, that they forget that they still have a month left of school.  It is very important that parents stay on top of student grades during this time.   Double check with students to make sure that they have their homework assignments completed each night and especially over the weekend.  

   Each year, I go into the classrooms and talk to students in the middle school and high school about getting involved in their school.  Not just in their core classes, but get involved in music, clubs, dance, cheer, athletics, STUCO, the high school play productions, etc…  Being involved in other things helps to round out a student’s school years.   I also tell them that college applications include a section on what students have done outside of the normal school day.  This can also include community involvement.   It is always interesting when I talk to the senior class each year and they make comments about what all they wish they would have while in school.  Being involved also helps students with time management skills that they will use the rest of their lives.  

   Another thing we always talk about is social media and the use of cell phones.  Technology has helped our society in many ways, but it has also added in some negatives at the same time.   Cyber bullying, stalking and other inappropriate use of technology has had a negative impact on our society.  We all want to respect our student’s privacy, but keeping a close watch on what they are doing on their phones and over the internet is very important.  We just want them to be safe.

   Each year, as we head into summer, I begin to worry about our students.  Some of them will be driving to jobs, some will be just learning how to drive.  Some will be helping with harvest.   All of these things can be a little scary and I always hope for a safe summer for all.  

   If your student is going to be in middle school or high school next year, they should have access to their class schedule for next year.   Please take the time to look over their schedule.  If you have questions, you can contact your child’s school office for help.

            

 As always - I truly appreciate the support that this community shows for our students and our school.  Conway Springs is a great place to raise children!
    

Respectfully, 

Clay Murphy - Superintendent of Schools



IMPORTANT SCHOOL CALENDAR DATES:

April 19 & 22 - No School

April 29 - No School - teacher inservice

May 12 - Graduation

May 16 - Last day of school - 1:00 Dismissal






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 We are always looking for substitute teachers, substitute cooks and substitute bus drivers.  If interested in any of these positions - please call the district office at 620-456-2961.

Certified teaching positions and coaching positions are posted on the KSDE website at www.kansasteachingjobs.com.  

 
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