The Hiawatha School board met in special session Thursday morning via Zoom and are re-evaluating Wednesday’s decision to transition to remote learning at all three school buildings due to active COVID cases and quarantining primarily at the elementary.
Hiawatha USD 415 schools are moving to remote learning on Thursday - and all activities canceled - until Oct. 12.
The USD 430 School Board met on Monday evening and ratified a negotiated agreement with staff. A $0.25 raise was approved for all classified staff, while a 2% increase passed for the district’s 5 administration staff members, while principals and the Curriculum Director were moved to 12-mont…
While many were hopeful for a “back to normal” fall within the schools, unfortunately dealing with the COVID-19 is the “new reality.”
The Hiawatha School Board met Monday night and after hearing from local health officials decided to reopen football games to the general public.
The Board of Education of the Brown County Kansas Special Education Interlocal 615 held its regular August Board of Education meeting at 6:00 p.m. on August 5, 2020 at the Special Education Annex in Hiawatha. Jeff Brockhoff called the meeting to order at 6:00 p.m. Those present were: Becky S…
This coming fall looks to be a good one for area farmers.
The USD 430 School Board met briefly on Monday afternoon to vote on a proposed budget for the 2020-2021 school year.
The Hiawatha USD 415 School Board met in a special meeting on Monday morning and was at a consensus to welcome students back in an on-site setting when school opens during the first week of September.
July 8, 2020 Minutes
Last Monday, the USD 113 School Board overturned the previous week’s vote on “optional masks only” to approve a new mask-wearing policy this week.
The USD 430 School Board met on Monday evening, and voted to amend and approve a re-opening plan for the upcoming school year.
The Hiawatha School Board met Monday night and among discussion items was issues with bubbles forming in the surface of the new track at the high school stadium.
Hiawatha students and teachers will be wearing masks when they return to the classroom in September.
After much discussion that at times became a little heated, the Hiawatha School District voted 5-2 Tuesday night to get students back into the classroom on Wednesday, Sept. 2.
Superintendent Lonnie Moser shared his takeaways from the state’s suggestions on re-opening schools with the Hiawatha School Board at Monday’s meeting, with a heavy focus on the still-uncertain near future.
The USD 415 School Board met on Monday evening, and after interviewing candidates Jacquie Kerl and Andrea Groth, the Board voted 4-2 to appoint Groth to fill the remainder of Dr. Pete Rosa’s term.
The Hiawatha School Board made decisions this week to finalize graduation plans and also came to a stalemate on a vote to fill the board position vacated by Dr. Pete Rosa’.
May 6, 2020 Minutes
The Hiawatha School Board voted Monday night to set high school graduation for June 28.
The Hiawatha USD 415 School Board officially accepted the resignation of board member Dr. Pete Rosa’ at it’s regular board meeting Monday night and made the official moves toward filling his position for the remainder of the year.
The Hiawatha School Board met Monday night via Zoom conference and among action items voted to move forward on allowing a group of school alumni to replace the state championship signs that are located around Red Hawk Drive.
The USD 430 School Board met last Tuesday for their regular monthly board meeting, and the group was given updates by Superintendent Jason Cline.
The Hiawatha School Board met Monday night and among several action items was a decision regarding wage payments to substitute teachers during the shutdown of schools.
The Hiawatha School Board took a step Monday night in bringing back a wrestling program to the high school for the next academic year.
April 8 Unofficial Minutes
The Hiawatha USD 415 met in a special “virtual” meeting Thursday morning to move forward on education for the current school year.
The Hiawatha School Board met in a special noon meeting on Tuesday to take action on resolutions needed for the district to proceed with the remainder of the academic year.
The USD 430 School Board held a special meeting on Monday evening to address announced closure of Kansas schools through the end of the school year.
Hiawatha school officials are working to address the needs of the district’s students in the coming days in light of Gov. Laura Kelly’s announcement that she was mandating the closure of all school buildings in the state to reduce the spread of COVID-19.
The South Brown County School Board met last Monday evening, and the group acknowledged the quickly-changing landscape related to the Coronavirus.
Hiawatha school officials are working to address the needs of the district's students in the coming days in light of Gov. Laura Kelly's announcement that she was mandating the closure of all school buildings in the state to reduce the spread of COVID-19.
Kansas Gov. Laura Kelly announced Tuesday afternoon that school buildings across the state must be closed for the remainder of the school year.
Local school officials are trying to make plans for the unknown in light of the state of emergency due to the COVID-19 (coronavirus).
It is my plan to communicate daily as we are traversing the COVID-19 pandemic. I may not always have an abundance of information,but I feel the need to let you know what I do know. So.What do I know? I don’t know a lot of absolutes as of now. I have been updated via a video conference with l…
The USD 415 School Board met on Monday evening, and it was announced at the meeting that long-standing board member Dr. Pete Rosa’ would be stepping down from the board as of the May 11 board meeting.
Feb. 5, 2020 Unofficial Minutes
The Hiawatha USD 415 School Board met for its regular monthly meeting Monday night and among action items, the board voted to move forward on working with the city to obtain a COPS grant for a School Resource Officer.
The board of education of the Brown County Special Education Interlocal 615 held its regular January board meeting at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 8 at the Special Education annex in Hiawatha.
The Hiawatha USD 415 School Board is looking at a long-term plan for facility upgrades.
The Hiawatha High School Booster Club is asking the School Board to consider improving the acoustics in the gymnasium at a cost between $30-$40K.
Dec. 4, 2019
The Hiawatha School Board approved a retirement request of a long-time elementary school teacher at Monday night’s regular meeting.
The USD 430 School Board met earlier this month, and the group voted to hire two new coaches, while also accepting the resignations of HHS head football coach Mark Friess, EMS assistant track coach Staci Campbell and the retirement resignation of EMS Social Studies teacher Eli Wenger. The Bo…
Oct. 7 Minutes
The Hiawatha School Board voted 6-1 Monday night to approve to ratify the master agreement with the teachers.
An aging beauty worth restoring and being recognized on the Kansas State Registry of Historic Places? Or one that needs laid to rest eventually?
The South Brown County School Board was joined by Tim Lentz of HDIC for their October meeting, with Lentz informing the board that the group is working on a grant to complete the upgrade of the town’s baseball and softball complex.
After several months of negotiations, the teachers with the Hiawatha District Education Association of USD 415 voted Thursday to accept the district’s offer of a 7.2 increase to the base salary.
The Hiawatha School Board addressed issues concerning bullying and racism when parents of a student spoke forward at Monday’s regular meeting.
(Editor’s Note: District officials notified the Hiawatha World that the Teacher’s Association voted Thursday morning to accept the offer of 7.2 percent to the base as described in the article below. The agreement will go to the Board of Education for ratification on Nov. 11 at the regular me…