Leavenworth Unified School District 453

News and Announcements

Resolution to Pursue Dissolution of the Leavenworth County Special Education Cooperative

During a Special Meeting of the Leavenworth Board of Education on Wednesday, February 27, 2014, a resolution was passed expressing USD 453’s intent to pursue dissolution of the Leavenworth County Special Education Cooperative. Each of the other participating districts in the Cooperative (Easton, Fort Leavenworth, Lansing, Basehor-Linwood, and Tonganoxie) has passed similar resolutions. Dissolution of the Cooperative must still receive approval from the State Board of Education. If approved by the State Board of Education, each school district belonging to the COOP will be responsible for managing its own special education programming, beginning July 1, 2014.
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Thursday, February 6 - NO SCHOOL

Due to continued winter weather conditions and extreme wind chills forecasted for tomorrow, there will be no school for Leavenworth Public Schools Thursday, February 6.
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Finance Committee Survey

The Leavenworth Board of Education has established a Finance Committee in order to address an anticipated financial shortfall for the 2014-2015 school year. The Leavenworth School District is facing anticipated budget reductions of $1,361,000 for the 2014-2015 school year, which includes projected impacts of the Affordable Care Act. The committee consists of representatives of the Board of Education, and USD 453 staff members from across the district representing both certified and classified perspectives.
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Seasonal Flu Information

The Leavenworth School District continues to plan and prepare for the seasonal flu. We are committed to keeping our learning environment healthy by taking actions to educate and reinforce messages and behaviors that reduce the incidence of flu. The following is a summary of information provided by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the application to the school setting.
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