Staff Bulletin |August 23, 2018

First grade students at Walnut Elementary enjoy library time with Mrs. Jenkins on the first day of school.
District News:
Wellness:
If you have not signed up for the district Wellness Program for the 2018-19 school year, and would like to please click on the link provided: Wellness Sign Up Link

Salary movement paperwork:
September 1 is the deadline for several items of note. Certificates of ESL endorsements for October bonuses are due as well as verification of hours, degrees, endorsements or transcripts that may lead to additional pay or changes in the salary schedule. Please see Fiscal and Bookkeeping Clerk Kathy Dreier or email  kathy.dreier@usd253.net  
with questions.

Need a Sub?  Need to log into My Learning Plan?
Our web provider for AESOP and My Learning Plan have merged the login screen for these two programs under one name, Frontline.  Teachers, please look for an email from no-reply@frontlineed.com to set up your new login screen. 

The company has ended access to AESOP and MyLearningPlan through the old websites so you should look for the no-reply email to set up your new credentials. For more information, please call Human Resources at 341-2330.

Enrollment:
Enrollment continues for the 2018-19 school year. Parents can enroll at the Student and Family Resources Office room 217 inside Mary Herbert, 1700 West 7th, from 7:30 - 4:30, Monday - Friday, Call 341-2396 with questions.
Emporia Board of Education

Appointments:
Chaney Straight
teacher aide, William Allen White Elementary

Scott Truman
paraeducator, Emporia High School

Annelise Rockley
paraeducator, Emporia High School

Marcia Higgins
passenger vehicle driver, Transportation

Alexis Gilligan
paraeducator, USD 252, Olpe Elementary

Nolin Clark
bus driver, transportation

Tiffany Scarberry
paraeducator, Maynard Early Childhood Center

Joanna Solis
paraeducator, Walnut Elementary

Amanda Soule
teacher aide, Logan Elementary

Abigail Monreal
paraeducator, Walnut Elementary

Joni Allen
paraeducator, USD 251 Americus Elementary

Martha Brooks
teacher aide, Village Elementary

Kaitlyn Isch
paraeducator, USD 252 Olpe Jr/High School

Kay Carl
paraeducator, Riverside Elementary

Samantha Proehl
paraeducator, Riverside Elementary

JaShawn Wallace
paraeducator, Emporia Middle School

Sydney Parker
paraeducator, Village Elementary

Alanna Burris
teacher aide, Village Elementary

Salena Rodriguez
paraeducator/teacher aide, Timmerman Elementary

Brian Walburn
rule 10 assist. Wrestling coach, Emporia High School

Dean Krause
paraeducator, William Allen White Elementary

Saundra Stanley
paraeducator, Village Elementary

Courtney Prather
paraeducator, Timmerman Elementary

Treva Gulick
school psychologist, FHSEC

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Moments
Back to School 2018!
Our buildings are once again overflowing with excitement! We are so glad to have welcomed back all of our students Wednesday morning! Take a look at this video to see some of the awesome things going on during the first day of school!

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Board Approvals:
  • approved the July treasures report
  • approved the disposal of surplus district technology equipment via internet action
  • approved the Memorandum of Understanding between USD 253 and CrossWinds Counseling and Wellness Center for case management and therapeutic services
  • approved the USD 253 2018-19 budget
  • approved the Facilities Committee's recommendation of McCownGordan as the Construction Manager At-Risk
  • approved for the repair of the HVAC chiller at Village Elementary for up to $25,000
  • approved the Memorandum of Understanding for the concurrent enrollment partnership between Flint Hills Technical College and USD 253
Technology Notes
Voicemail issues:
Voicemail issues have been resolved.  Please contact Technology, 620-341-2244 if you are still experiencing difficulties or have any questions.

Email Signature Line:
As a way to provide email consistency with our staff, the Technology department would like to encourage everyone to include their picture, name, position title and building name in the signature line of your email.  

Google Calendar:
Are you receiving unsolicited reservations on your Google Calendar?  If you are and you would like to disable this option follow the steps below.
  1. Open the Google Calendar app Google Calendar.
  2. In the top left, tap Menu Menu and then Settings Settings.
  3. Tap Events from Gmail.
  4. Switch off Add events from Gmail.
Future Board Dates:
  • Wednesday, September 5, 2018, 7:00 p.m., Special Board Meeting, Mary Herbert Education Center
  • Wednesday, September 12, 2018, 7:00 p.m., Board Meeting, Mary Herbert Education Center
  • Wednesday, September 26, 2018, 7:00 p.m., Board Meeting, Mary Herbert Education Center
  • Tuesday, October 2, 2018, 5:00 p.m., KASB Fall Regional, Mary Herbert Education Center
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1700 W 7th Ave
Emporia, Kansas 66801