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USD 364 considering next years calendar

The USD 364 Board of Education is pondering two proposed calendars for next school year, one of them includes plans for early dismissal every Wednesday for all students.  This would allow teachers to work together on curriculum and any other matters that may pop up. This year, the junior and senior high students are being dismissed on the first Wednesday of each month at 1:30 pm.  Board members had concerns of would this be an issue for parents who don’t live in Marysville.  It was brought up that some churches have activities for students on early dismissal days.  It was also brought to the boards attention that the early dismissal would create less in service days and perhaps the calendar could be restructured to where school could start later in the fall.  Right now, both calendars have school starting on August 15 and ending May 22.  The board will consider the calendars at their next board meeting on February 13.

About Kevin Rippe

Kevin Rippe was born in Marysville and moved to Smith Center at the age of 1, then graduated from Smith Center High School in 1995. He graduated from Cloud County Community College in 1997, and joined the staff of KKAN/KQMA radio in Phillipsburg a year later. Since June of 2011 Kevin has been with us here at Your Country KNDY. You can hear Kevin on daily news reports, as well as calling area high school football and basketball. Kevin lives in Marysville with his wife Melissa, and 4 children Brennen, Jacob, Bailee, and Joshua.