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Educators from five Southeast Kansas counties will gather on Monday, January 21, for SEK Ed Camp. This year’s event is hosted at Chanute High School and features presentations and collaborations for educators and administrators of all grade levels and subject disciplines. 

Click on this link to go to the Ed Camp site


News From Our Schools

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School board holds special meetings for superintendent interviews

Posted Date: 01/11/2019

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New district buses come with new features

Chanute Public Schools purchased two new buses for transporting students this year and both came with new features – seatbelts. “Seatbelts are coming down the road,” said Charlie McKinney, director . . .

Posted Date: 12/18/2018

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Eight teams fill Ralph Miller Classic Bracket

The 47th Annual Ralph Miller Classic kicks off Thursday at 3 p.m. when a (6-0) Andover Central basketball team faces a (3-3) Leavenworth team. All eight teams play Thursday, with games starting 20 . . .

Posted Date: 01/16/2019

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Speaker challenges students to make a difference

Using stories, repetitive hand-clapping, skits and games, guest speaker Ted Wiese helped Chanute students look at themselves in a different way and discover what they can do to make a positive . . .

Posted Date: 01/16/2019

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First week back closes with fast-paced team-building competition

Chanute High School students took a couple hours Friday afternoon to get to know one another a little better through a friendly competition called the Advisory Olympics. It’s team building event . . .

Posted Date: 01/07/2019

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Royster service group organizes care packages for KVC

With the introduction of FCCLA (Family, Career and Community Leaders of America) at Royster Middle School, there are more students getting involved in service learning and community service projects . . .

Posted Date: 12/21/2018

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Royster girls initiate buddy benches at local schools

Three sixth grade girls – new to Royster and FCCLA – decided they wanted to do something to help Chanute children. When they read about the buddy bench, and how it helps children find friends at . . .

Posted Date: 12/11/2018

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All students at CES begin reading about Flora & Ulysses

Flora reads comic books, believes in superheroes, and prepares for all the terrible things that might happen to a person. Her world collides with a squirrel that gets sucked up into a vacuum cleaner . . .

Posted Date: 01/07/2019

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Judges choose local elementary students for state honor choir

A Chanute Elementary third grader is among four students from Neosho County who’ve been chosen to sing with the All-State Elementary Honor Choir at Wichita. Selected to perform with the 160-voice . . .

Posted Date: 12/21/2018

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CES classrooms strive for attendance goals

The Attendance Race at Chanute Elementary School began with a focus on making students and parents aware of the impact that absences have on academic and social skills. Now in its second year, the . . .

Posted Date: 12/18/2018

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Mr. Steve Parsons

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Dr. Kent Wire

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Contact Information

USD 413 Chanute
315 Chanute 35 Parkway
Chanute, Kansas 66720

Board of Education Office Hours


7:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Friday 7:30 a.m.-4 p.m.

Phone: 620-432-2500
Fax: 620-431-6810