ACCHS Girls 4x400 State Qualifying Team
USD 377 Retirees
Class of 2015
Baccalaureate 2015
ACCHS Softball Team 2015
7th Grade Scholars Bowl Team
3rd Grade Volcano Project
State CC Fans

PARENT NOTICE RE: POWERSCHOOL - We have upgraded PowerSchool to a new version, which still has some kinks that PowerSchool is trying to fix.  If you have trouble logging in, there is a new single sign-in that seems to be working for us.  The single sign-in allows parents with more than one child in school to access all their students at once.  The directions for how to use the single sign-in process is provided in a PDF you can download by clicking below. 

PowerSchool Single Sign-in


USD 377 Walk-in enrollment will be Thursday, August 6th, from 11:00 AM - 7:00 PM at the Parish Center of St. Ann's Catholic Church. For more enrollment information or to get a jumpstart on the paperwork process CLICK HERE and you will be taken to the enrollment page.

Elementary Supply List (PDF) / Junior-Senior High Supply List (PDF)

USD 377 BOE Approves $3 million QZAB (zero interest) Loan provided by a federal program. District to save over $800,000 in interest expenses.  Total Project $3.4 Million

Work to begin immediately at the Elementary to replace steam heat and window air units with new heat and air systems. The Elementary school will not be available for public use until school starts up again in August.

Qualified Zone Academy Bonds (QZABs) are a U.S. government debt instrument for schools that meet federal poverty levels. QZAB Project Specifics - Elementary Project Scope Review

  • Mechanical HVAC Systems and Elementary School Scope of Design
  • Remove existing steam heating infrastructure, including piping and classroom convectors. Steam boiler will be disconnected and remain in place.
  • Remove all window air conditioners and lower existing window sashes to seal exterior wall openings.
  • Install combination of vertical packaged gas/DX air handling units and packaged rooftop units to heat and cool classroom areas and gymnasium.
  • Install lay-in acoustical ceiling system in classrooms with vertical packaged units to conceal ductwork.
  • Openings for vertical packaged unit condensers and air intakes will be cut in exterior brick walls, away from windows.
  • Two windows on the West side of the original building will be removed to accommodate vertical packaged units.
  • Program and install thermostats to control all packaged equipment as efficiently as possible.
  • Install ductless mini-split heat pumps and Variable Refrigerant Flow (VRF) equipment to condition office areas and provide individual temperature control.
  • Locate combination of gas and electric unit heaters in locker rooms, entryways, and corridors.

JSH to get overhaul on HVAC system. Scope of Design

Refurbishment of all existing air handling units throughout the building including:

  • Cleaning of internal housing, cooling coils, fan blades and damper blades
  • Replacement of fan motor with premium efficiency motor and Variable Frequency Drive (VFD)
  • Removal of existing fan inlet vanes (both sides of fan)
  • Replacement of belt drives and associated bearings
  • Epoxy coating bottom of drain pan to reinforce metal, reducing risk of leaks
  • Replacement of all air filters
  • Removal of all pneumatic control infrastructure and installation of DDC controls
  • Replacement of chilled water piping, fittings, and valves near air handlers
  • Installation of DDC building automation system to control, schedule, and monitor all air handling units, dampers, and space conditions in lieu of aging existing pneumatic system.

Project completion date is sometime around the end of December.

USD 377 BOE Special Board Meeting

Special session is scheduled for Wednesday, June 24, 2015, 6:30 PM

Click here to go to Special Session Agenda

ACCJSH Summer Reading 2015

Thanks for your assistance in maintaining the students’ academic skills over the summer and in helping them prepare for the new school year.  Experts agree that students who read during the summer gain reading skills, while those who do not slide backward!

Download Summer Reading Flyer here!


Grades 7-12 Summer Weightlifting and Conditioning Hours


Click on this link to access your summer VB info!


Click here to download next year's school calendar!.

Rumor Watch

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PO Box 289
Effingham, Kansas 66023

Central office hours:
7:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Phone: 913-833-5050
Fax: 913-833-5210
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Gym closed for Maintenance
Elementary and JSH Gym

Both gyms will be closed for Summer Maintenance
No Exceptions
Band Rehearsal - Grades 8-12
08:30 AM to 10:00 AM
JSH Band Room

Scheduled by Band Director

Atchison County 4-H Food Sale Storage
2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
BOE (Shipping/Receiving)

Scheduled by Diane Nielson



Gym closed for Maintenance
Elementary and JSH Gym

Both gyms will be closed for Summer Maintenance
No Exceptions



Gym closed for Maintenance
Elementary and JSH Gym

Both gyms will be closed for Summer Maintenance
No Exceptions
Atchison County 4-H Style Revue Clothing Changes
5:30 PM to 8:00 PM
BOE Office (PreSchool Room)

Scheduled by Diane Nielson 913-833=5450
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