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Douglass Public Schools
921 E 1st Street
Douglass, Kansas 67039
Phone: 316-747-3300
Fax: 316-747-3305



Douglass High School Alumni Banquet

May 23, 2015

6:00 PM

Educational Support Facility


Tickets are $12.00 if purchased or reserved by May 15th.  After May 15, they are $15.00.  Please contact Kim Seal at or 316-640-3261 or leave a comment on the Douglass High School Alumni Facebook page.  Tickets can also be purchased at the Douglass Public Library or River Valley Supply.



The Douglass School District is proud to serve the Community of Douglass by
Challenging, Caring and preparing every student every day. We are Family, We are
Community, We are Bulldogs!







Wax Museum

The first annual fifth grade wax museum was presented at Seal Elementary School on April 7, 2015. Fifth grade students chose a famous scientist or entrepreneur to research during their library class. Then they produced a PowerPoint during computer lab and presented it to their classmates during science class. Finally, students wrote a speech and made a poster during Language Arts class to use for their wax museum presentation. Costumes and props completed the project. Students were excited to share what they had learned. They did an awesome job! We want to thank Mrs. Henderson for helping with research and Mr. Brad Reynolds for letting us use the gym. Thanks also to parents who helped their children find costumes and become their famous person. It was a great experience to be remembered! Our kids were happy that their event was well attended. See you next year!


Austism Speaks – Let’s Listen

April was the month designated as Autism Awareness Month. Students wore the color blue to show support and learn about Autism and Autism Spectrum Disorder. The students pictured gave each homeroom class a fact about ASD on a puzzle piece that was placed on the bulletin board in the hallway. Many students and staff members learned about how Autism affects students and families and how our school supports and helps each student reach his/her highest potential.



Dillons Community Rewards Program Is Making a Difference!

The first quarter earnings for Marvin Sisk Middle School was $218.00. As of March 31st sixteen households have signed up for the Dillons Community Rewards Program. The program earnings will be used to fund field trips, Pawsitively Purple events, teaching supplies and student incentives. If you would like to register your Dillons Plus card it is just this easy.

1. Visit

2. Scroll down to find your location (Marvin Sisk Middle School or NPO number 36156)
    and click on “Enroll

3. Sign in to your on-line account, or create an account

4. Find and select our organization, and click “Save”



The Douglass Board of Education met in regular session Monday, April 13, 2015 in the District Administrative Office.

*adopted Resolution No. 04-13-15 (2015-09) authorizing the offering for sale of g e n e r a l obligation refunding bonds, series 2015 of USD 396, Butler County, Kansas (Douglass).

*adopted Resolution No. 04-13-15 (2015-11) for the adoption of tax and securities compliance procedures relating to obligations issued and to be issued by USD 396, Butler County, Kansas (Douglass).

*adopted Resolution 04-13-15 (2015-10) for the adoption of an omnibus continuing disclosure undertaking relations to obligations issued and to be used by USD 396, Butler County, Kansas (Douglass).

*approved donations: $250.00 – Joe Price Memorial Scholarship

*approved the SCKESC Interlocal Agreement and Resolution No. 2015-13.

*approved Policy GAEO Workers Compensation.

*accepted the resignations from Ty Unrau-High School Social Studies Teacher, Head High School Basketball Coach and Assistant Baseball Coach, Melissa Goens- Concession Attendant and Becky Nahr-Concession Attendants.

*offered employment to Jeff Ast-Assistant Middle School Football Coach and Melissa Goens-Middle School Cheer Sponsor.

*approved the request for the early phase out option to Lori Logsdon,

*accepted the retirement requests for Ken Valentine - High School Math Teacher and Glenda Nicholas- Elementary Teacher

*opened a high school science teacher position

*approved to republish the Virtual Education and Vocational Education budget and announce a May 11 budget hearing at 7:00 p.m.