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Former Superintendent Richard Proffitt receives award for investment in Communities in Schools

Chanute Public School’s former superintendent was selected as one of four recipients to receive the Communities in Schools All In for Students Awards for 2018. Richard Proffitt, now superintendent

Posted Date: 10/05/2018

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New Zonar system keeps students safe

The school board approved adding a Zonar tracking system to the district’s transportation fleet this year. It’s a new system designed to keep “Students First” and keep students safe. Students have

Posted Date: 10/02/2018

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CHS drummer performs at K-State halftime show

Participating in Drum Line Day was the “nail in the coffin” for CHS senior Trenton Lowry deciding to attend Kansas State University next year. “It was one of the most exhilarating feelings to get

Posted Date: 10/17/2018

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FFA members elect officers for reorganized chapter

The agricultural teacher and FFA advisor straightens ties, smooths down collars and tucks jacket zippers out of sight as she helps candidates for FFA officers get ready for their interviews before a

Posted Date: 10/15/2018

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Students get taste of culinary arts at CHS

The best part about being in the culinary arts classes at Chanute High School may be getting to eat all the practice meals. A new venture this year by students in culinary arts and the baking and

Posted Date: 10/15/2018

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CES raises more than $500 for CMN hospitals

Though the Love’s Travel Shops have supported Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals for 19 years, this is the first year for the new local Love’s to get involved. Both the high school and elementary

Posted Date: 10/09/2018

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Preschool parents find new options at Lincoln

A new preschool class and an option for bussing have attracted more students to Lincoln Early Learning Center this fall. “Our district really believes that early childhood education is important,”

Posted Date: 09/17/2018

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