Monday, September 26, is a teacher professional development day.

No classes for students.


Fall Homecoming 2016 Royalty
Congratulations to our newest ACCHS National Honor Society members!
Getting positioned correctly for the annual staff photo can be an interesting process!
New ES Windows and Doors - A touch of class!
Atchison County Fair Parade - HS Football Team
Atchison County Fair Parade - HS FFA

377 District Vision

To become a model rural community school district.

377 District Mission

A community school district founded on student achievement through academic excellence and educational opportunity to ensure personal success.

377 District Mantra

We are Atchison County, Champions of Excellence and Opportunity.

377 Five Pillars/Core Values

Community - Excellence - Opportunity - Success - Integrity

Kansans Can - Kansas State Department of Education


Important Dates​:  Spirit Week = September 27 - 30, 2016

Hall Decorating completed by = Thursday, September 29

Powder Puff Football = Wednesday, September 28, 6:30 p.m., practice field

Buff Puff Volleyball = Wednesday, September 23, 7:30 p.m., JSH Gym

Parade to Tiger Stadium & Pep Rally = Friday, September 30, 2:30ish

Royalty Coronation = Friday, September 30, 6:30 p.m., Tiger Stadium

Bonfire = Friday, September 30, following FB game, South Parking Lot

Homecoming Dance = Saturday, October 1, 9:00 p.m. – midnight, JSH Commons

Spirit Dress Days:

● Students are encouraged but not required to participate

o Individual and class prizes will be awarded for participation.

o Class prizes are based on participation percentages & winner of the hall decorations

● All participants must follow school dress code​ while dressing up

o Particularly important on Wednesday (pajamas)

● Teachers have the right to ask students to remove distracting costume pieces (ex. hats, sunglasses, wigs) while in students are in their classrooms

● Tuesday 9/27 – Twin Tuesday​ = find someone to dress the same with

● Wednesday 9/28 – I Woke Up This Way Wednesday​ = come looking like you just rolled out of bed – PJ‛s, crazy hair, slippers, etc. (school appropriate attire only)

● Thursday 9/29 – Boot Scootin‛ Thursday​ = come to school in your finest western wear; hats are allowed in the halls and Commons, but must be removed in the classroom

● Friday 9/30 – Fired Up Friday​ = as a grade, dress in one of our school colors:

o Seniors = Black

o Juniors & Faculty/Staff = Gray

o Sophomores & 8th graders = Orange

o Freshmen & 7th graders = White


CONGRATULATIONS! The Elementary School has been selected for participation in Serving Up MyPlate/Discover MyPlate!

Kansas Team Nutrition received applications for just over 21,000 students. Kansas Team Nutrition program in cooperation with the Atchison County Community Elementary School are committed to improving the health and wellness of our students! A sub-grant in the amount of $5/student has been awarded to our site.

Team Nutrition staff will be shipping nutrition education curriculum and program materials to our district within the next few weeks.

The Serving Up MyPlate grant targets students grades 1-6.

Fall Musical ‘Emma’ Cast Announced

The cast list for the fall musical, Emma! A Pop Musical, is posted! All who auditioned should check the list outside Mrs. Walters’ room or Mrs. Eckert’s room, and initial to accept your role. The first rehearsal will be Monday, September 12, from 6-8 p.m. in the Auditorium. Scripts will be passed out at this rehearsal. There will be a meeting for parents of cast & crew members on Thursday, September 15, at 5:30 p.m. in the Auditorium, followed by a blocking rehearsal for the full cast from 6-8 p.m. See Mrs. Walters or Mrs. Eckert if you need more information, or if you would still like to be involved with the musical – there’s always room in either the cast or crew!!

Click here for PDF version.

School Newsletter for September 

Click here to download the 377 September School Newsletter (PDF). If you are interested in receiving this monthly newsletter in the mail, please contact Kathy Enzbrenner at (913) 833-5050 or enzbrennerk@usd377.org 


Notice to parents. Head Start offers a Comprehensive School Readiness Program at NO COST to eligible families. Early Head Start (Prenatal - 3 years) and Head Start (3-5 years).

A note from Carl Bosch, a concerned parent/community member -

Because there are 23 student enrolled in the Pre-K in School District #377, that means there was 23 kid's in our district that possible qualified to go to Head Start. This number of student is not that unusual for District #377 each year. If we are able to get at least 4 kid's enrolled for head Start in the Effingham area, which also means they can pickup kid's in Lancaster, Huron and other parts of the county, NEK-CAP said they would send a bus to transport our children to Atchison Head Start for classes. I believe this is a real problem that we can overcome.

Every year NEK-CAP has said there is not enough kid's in this area to send a bus. This is their standard answer to everyone who enquirers out in the county. What I am asking is for every parent that has tried or does try to get their child in Head Start, please contact us at 913-833-2250 Carl or Evelyn Bosch so we can keep a running total of the applications just for accountability. We have a 3 year old that qualifies for Head start but we need transportation for him and we are trying to make it better for all.

Thank You.

P.S. If you know of any other parents that didn't receive this notification please pass it on.

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Central Office – (913) 833-5050

Elementary School – (913) 833-4420

Junior/Senior High – (913) 833-2240

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