To become a model rural community school district.
A community school district founded on student achievement through academic excellence and educational opportunity to ensure personal success.
FIVE PILLARS/CORE VALUES
Community - Excellence - Opportunity - Success - Integrity
Tiger Football and Volleyball Players earn All-League Honors
As the fall sport seasons wrap up several ACCHS athletes received recognition for the performances over the past several months.
Rachel Newquist earned 1st team Big 7 Volleyball honors Shailey Caudle earned honorable mention Big 7 Volleyball honors.
The following football players were selected to the DVL All-League football team: Jake Handke (DE-1st Team), Ryan Vollmer (LB-1st Team), Kyle Chew (DB-1st Team, QB-Honorable Mention), Levi Baker (OL-1st Team, DL-Honorable Mention), Scott Birkinsha (RB-1st Team, LB-Honorable Mention), Jesse Noll (WR-1st Team) and Justin Wagner (Returner-1st Team).
BOARD CLERK/BUSINESS MANAGER TRAINEE OPENING
USD 377, Atchison County Community Schools is seeking an individual for the position of Clerk of the Board of Education / Business Manager Trainee. Duties include Budgeting, Accounts Payable / Receivable, KSDE Reporting, Human Resources, KPERS Designated Agent, Payroll, and Federal and State tax filings. A full description of job duties is linked below. This is a 12 month salaried position with benefits. Applicant must be knowledgeable and have experience with accounting practices and software and MS Office. The successful applicant must be able to follow detailed oral/written directions, prepare fiscal reports, be highly organized and work effectively with others. Please apply online at the link provided. Application Deadline: Until filled. Start date: upon availability.
ACCHS Students Madison Martin, Elizabeth Miller and Matie Meeks Place 3rd at the University of Kansas Medical Center Lab Night
Madison Martin, Elizabeth Miller and Matie Meeks from ACCHS teamed up to participate in the University Of Kansas Medical Center Lab Night that was held in Holton on Tuesday, October 29th...read more.
ELEMENTARY SCHOOL EARNS STATEWIDE READING HONOR
October 11, 2013 - Effingham, KS. Atchison County Elementary School – and the class of 2019 (this year’s 7th graders) will be recognized in November for their outstanding performance on last year’s statewide reading assessments.
The Certificate of Merit is awarded to the top school in each of the 10 Kansas Board of Education Regions across the state, by the Confidence in Kansas Public Education Task Force. Fifty additional schools receive a Certificate of Recognition.
“This Certificate of Merit is a testament to the hard work and devotion by our teachers towards providing a quality education for every student every class every day at Atchison County Community Schools,” Superintendent Steve Wiseman said. “Congratulations to the Class of 2019 and to our elementary staff for this outstanding accomplishment.” Go to article.
ACCJSHS Teacher of the Year
Angie Kimmi was recognized at the Region 2 Kansas Teacher of the Year banquet Sept. 8, at the Topeka Ramada Inn.
This annual event serves to honor all Region II teacher nominees and select two finalists (one elementary and one secondary) to move on to the statewide Kansas Teacher of the Year competition.
COMMON CORE IN KANSAS: A BASIC PRIMER (source: Kansas Association of School Boards)
Background on the Common Core - How were the Common Core Standards adopted in Kansas?
Since 1992, state law has directed the Kansas State Board of Education to adopt academic standards in core subjects, provide tests in those areas to see how well students are meeting those standards, and update those standards in regular cycles.
The State Board has used committees of educators and others to develop Kansas standards, in part by basing their work on standards developed by national organizations. This means Kansas has always looked to experts and standards outside of the state as a frame of reference for what our students should know as they pass through school...read on.
USD 377 Board of Education
Brian Jolly (President), Jeff Martin (Vice President), Pat Kearney, Mike Lee, Kurt Dieckmann, Tana Hoffman and Steve Meeks
Ingram's Greater Kansas City Area Book of Leads and Lists, 2013 Edition, ranks Atchison County Community Schools 20th out of all the schools in the Kansas City 22-county region. The annual publication ranks the Top 25 school districts in the Kansas City area by average ACT Scores. Atchison County Community Schools USD 377 moved up from 29th in 2011 to 20th in 2012.