No school on Monday, January 16 - School Improvement Day

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Board of Education Recognition Month
Special thanks to our USD 460 Board of Education for their commitment to
making Hesston Schools a great place to learn and grow.
#460BOE
BOE
(bottom left to right:  Brenda Nebel, Susan Rostetter, Susan Lamb)
(top left to right:  Layne Frick, Mike Weber, Zach Weaver, Delvin Wohlgemuth)



From the Superintendent's Desk...

USD 460 is committed to a model of continuous improvement and growth.  This is best illustrated by our District Improvement Framework which is a one page visual that includes the following components:

- Student Success Outcomes
- Shared Purpose
- Indicators of Success
- Building, School, and District Practices
- District Pillars

This improvement framework is still in draft form.  Our staff continues to develop our vision and work is currently ongoing with the Board of Education and other stakeholder groups in our community including our Parent Advisory Team which is open to any parent/guardian of a k-12 student in USD 460.

Ultimately, we want to further develop our focus on giving every single child every opportunity to become the very best of which he or she is capable.  To make that more than just words on a page is our challenge, and we have many of the foundational elements in place to ensure we are progressing towards success in each of our classrooms, across our buildings, and throughout our entire district.

We are still about six months away from taking our draft form of this District Improvement Framework to making it a formal vision for our district.  So, there is an opportunity for feedback and analysis of our goals and plan.  As is always the case, please contact me anytime should you have any questions or thoughts about this topic or anything we do as a school district in Hesston.

Respectfully,

Ben Proctor
Superintendent

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