Leavenworth Unified School District 453

News and Announcements

Lady Pioneers - 5A State Basketball Tournament (March 9-12)

The Lady Pioneers have once again advanced to the 5A Girls Basketball State Tournament and are in pursuit of their 3rd consecutive state championship. They are the tournament’s #2 seed, and begin play on Thursday, March 10, at 6:30 p.m. vs Newton. The winner of the Thursday game is scheduled to play on Friday, March 11, at 6:30 p.m, and the Championship game is scheduled for Saturday, March 12, at 4:00p.m.
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LHS Junior Earns Perfect Score on ACT

Congratulations to Rebecca Hollister, Leavenworth High School junior, for earning the highest possible ACT Composite score of 36! Rebecca is the daughter of LTC (Ret) Eric and Carrie Hollister.
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Warren Middle School 7th Grader Wins County Spelling Bee

Congratulations to Warren Middle School 7th grader, Zaniya Murray, who was crowned the top speller in the county at the Leavenworth County Spelling Bee on Friday, February 5. Zaniya beat out more than 40 other students by spelling the word "believable" correctly in the final round. She will advance to the Sunflower Spelling Bee to be held March 5 in Hays.
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LHS Basketball Teams Get Pep Talk from Fort Leavenworth General

Leavenworth High School’s boys and girls basketball teams had the honor of a pre-game visit from Lieutenant General Robert B. Brown, Commanding General of the U.S. Army Combined Center at Fort Leavenworth. LTG Brown was also invited to sit on the bench as an honorary coach during the Lady Pioneers girls varsity game on Friday, February 5, vs. Olathe South.
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District Names New School Administrators for 16-17 School Year

During a Special Board Meeting on Wednesday, February 3, 2016, the Leavenworth Board of Education approved Mr. Scott Kedrowski, to serve as principal of Richard Warren Middle School, and Mrs. Anne-Marie Short, to serve as assistant principal at Henry Leavenworth Elementary, for the 2016-17 school year.
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Spring Parent-Teacher Conferences

Spring Parent-Teacher Conferences will be held for all schools on Thursday, February 11, 2016, from 12:30-3:30 p.m. and 4:30-9:30 p.m. There will be no school for students February 10-12 or 15, 2016.
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2016 Pioneer Art Contest

Calling all artists! Students in grades K-12 are invited to participate in the first-ever Pioneer Art Contest. Entries will be judged on creativity, visual appeal, and demonstration of the theme "Pioneer Pride." Winners will be recognized by the Board of Education, and winning entries will be put on display at the Board of Education and throughout the Leavenworth community. Entries are due in the student's school office by March 1, 2016.
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Girls Basketball Championship Banner Unveiling

As we head into winter sports season, we take a moment to celebrate the success of the 2014-15 Lady Pioneers basketball team. Join us for the Lady Pioneers 5A State Championship Banner Unveiling celebration. The unveiling will take place Thursday, December 3 during the basketball blue and white scrimmages, just before the girls varsity intersquad game at 6:00 p.m.
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