Leavenworth Unified School District 453

News and Announcements

School Finance Update

Yesterday, June 8, Governor Sam Brownback announced that the Kansas Legislature will return for a special session on school finance on June 23, just one week before the Kansas Supreme Court deadline to fix the law.
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LHS Summer Theatre Camp Offered

Summer Theatre Camp offers students in Kindergarten - 7th Grade an opportunity to explore theatre for a week. Camp is sponsored by LHS STELLA. Please see the attached flyer for more information.
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NO SCHOOL - May 2-3

In addition to the scheduled day off on Monday, May 2, there will be no school for students on Tuesday, May 3. This teacher in-service day allows USD 453 to comply with a Kansas State
Department of Education requirement (received after the start of the current school year) that all school districts in the state provide teaching staff to assist with grading of state assessments. May 4 will remain as a Late Start Day to ensure wrap-up of all state assessment grading compliance and allow for pre-scheduled professional development opportunities.
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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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