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MAIL BALLOT ELECTION BROCHURE

 PLEASE WATCH YOUR MAILBOX FOR THE FORM! 

FORMS MUST BE RETURNED BY FEBRUARY 10.

 


 


 

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!

 



 

BULLDOG GROWL

       

HIGHLIGHTS FROM THE CURRENT ISSUE

Purple Pride Night

Tuesday, February 10th, 2015
Douglass Bulldogs versus Bluestem Lions

Douglass High School Girls’ and Boys’ Basketball Coaches and Players are inviting all of the Douglass Youth Basketball Players and Seal Elementary Students to come out and support the Bulldogs on "Purple Pride Night 2015." All Seal Elementary students who show up to the game will receive a water bottle and foam finger until the items run out. The basketball programs would like to also invite all of the former DHS Alumni to attend "Purple Pride Night 2015."

At halftime of the girls’ game all youth basketball girls’ teams will be introduced. After the introductions the 5th/6th grade girls’ will scrimmage for six minutes. At halftime of the boys’ game all the youth basketball boys’ teams will be introduced. After the introductions the 5th/6th grade boys’ will scrimmage on the main floor for six minutes.

The coaches and high school girls’ and boys’ basketball players will be coming over to Seal Elementary in the next few days to begin preparing all of the Future Bulldogs about the event.

There will also be a class competition for the most Bulldogs spirit. This will be awarded to the class with the highest percentage of Bulldogs spirit wear and Bulldogs colors on Tuesday February 10th. The winning classroom will have the distinction of earning the trophy for the week and being recognized at the game on February 10th for winning "Most Spirited Bulldog Classroom."

If you have questions please email Coach Wilson @ jwilson@usd396.net. We are looking forward to having the gym packed that night for "Purple Pride Night 2015."

Girls’ game @ 6:00 PM

Boys’ game @ 7:30 PM

All youth basketball players who attend the game with their parents will receive free admission into the game that night. Please make sure you sit behind the girls’ and boys’ varsity benches during the games.

 

Mr. Reynolds’ PE Class Awarded

Healthy Habits for Life Grant

Mr. Brad Reynolds was recently awarded a $1,000 Healthy Habits for Life grant from Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas to use with his PE classes. His grant was a portion of the $150,000 in Healthy Habits for Life grants that were awarded to schools across Kansas this year. The grant dollars will be used during 2015 for a variety of programs. Some schools will use their grants to organize walking programs, health fairs and other activities, while others intend to purchase nutrition curriculum, heart monitors, exercise equipment or healthy snacks. Completing its ninth giving cycle, the BCBSKS Foundation has now distributed 923 Healthy Habits for Life grants in excess of $820,000. Mr. Reynolds’ grant will be used to purchase obstacle course equipment and other items to support building students’ agility.

 

BOE BRIEFS

The Douglass Board of Education met in regular session Monday, January 12, 2015 in the District Administrative Office

*approved donations: Projection Screen - Elementary School - $85.95, Library Books - $481.45, South Central Kansas Library System – Librarian Workshops - $828.00

*approved grants: South Central Kansas Library System – iPads & Cabinet – Elementary School - $2,395.00 DCCCA – Seatbelts Are For Everyone (SAFE) - $370.00

*accepted the resignations from Vicky Watkins-Middle School Volleyball Coach, Melinda Woody–Middle School Assistant Volleyball Coach, Leanna Braddy–Middle School Girls Basketball Coach and Keri Parmele–Bus Driver, to accept the request for leave of absence for Mike Clay and to offer employment to Mary Lou Mauk - Van Driver.

*approved to extend Superintendent Rob Reynolds’ contract through the 2016-17 school year.

*approved to open a high school physical education position.