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Chanute Public Schools recognized for exceeding state’s gold star graduation rate

Chanute Public Schools is being recognized by the state Dept. of Education for having exceeded the gold standard for graduation rate in the Kansans Can Star Recognition Program. To be eligible for . . .

Posted Date: 01/07/2020

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School District adopts new guidelines for inclement weather

  Chanute Public School officials have developed some new policies to keep children safe and keep them in school whenever possible, despite the ever-changing, unpredictable weather in southeast . . .

Posted Date: 11/26/2019

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CHS Debaters face the next challenge - State

A second place finish at regionals secured a trip to the 4A State debate tournament where CHS teams will engage in a round robin competition against seven other schools for the state title. Earning . . .

Posted Date: 01/17/2020

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CHS senior advances in school's first Poetry Out Loud competition

Poetry Out Loud proved to be a tough competition at Chanute High School on Dec. 19, with mere fractions separating the top contenders. “The scores were very close,” said Stacy Henson, CHS English . . .

Posted Date: 12/20/2019

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Chanute musicians perform with SEK District honor band and choirs

Three musical groups of students from Chanute Public Schools will perform in concert Saturday with their peers who’ve been selected to sing or play with the SEK District honor choirs and band. The . . .

Posted Date: 01/16/2020

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Careers, FACS and art teacher coordinate food truck project at Royster

Weeks of designing, food prepping, constructing and marketing was on display Tuesday night when Royster Middle School students opened their food trucks that lined both sides of the commons . . .

Posted Date: 12/20/2019

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Guest speaker talks about growing up in Alaska

Alison Morris’s third graders learned about Alaska and dogsleds from a book they read at school, but the father of one of their classmates shared personal stories about growing up in Alaska. “You . . .

Posted Date: 01/17/2020

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CES kicks off school-wide reading program

Posted Date: 01/13/2020

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Third grade class learns more than research about tornadoes

Alison Morris’ third graders have been researching everything about tornados, from the storm’s effect on communities to the extent of their destruction and the role of storm spotters. For one of the . . .

Posted Date: 12/06/2019

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Grant allows extended school day for several Lincoln preschoolers

A group of Lincoln preschoolers are getting an extra dose of preschool social skills at school. In mid-October an extended day program for a group of four-year-olds was initiated at Chanute Public . . .

Posted Date: 11/06/2019

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Dr. Kellen Adams


Asst Superintendents:

Tracy Maring

Matt Koester

Contact Information

USD 413 Chanute
315 Chanute 35 Parkway
Chanute, Kansas 66720

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7:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

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

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

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