Leavenworth Unified School District 453

News and Announcements

Winter Weather Procedures

Please take a moment to review the USD 453 inclement weather procedures in anticipation of the upcoming winter weather season.

Nicholson and Reed Honored at KSDE Teacher of the Year Event

On Sunday, September 11, district finalists were recognized during a ceremony in Topeka for the KSDE Region 2 2017 Kansas Teacher of the Year award. This year, 103 educators across the state were nominated for the distinction honoring teaching excellence in elementary and secondary classrooms. USD 453’s elementary teacher of the year, Patty Nicholson – Henry Leavenworth, and secondary teacher of the year, Emily Reed – Richard Warren Middle School, were in attendance and joined by friends and family for the recognition luncheon.

Hometown Olympian Visits LHS

Olympic marathon runner, Amy (Hastings) Cragg, who finished ninth in the 2016 Rio Olympics paid a recent visit to Leavenworth High School, where she graduated from in 2002.

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