Emporia Public Schools

We Build Futures


Community Drive for Students

Clothing, shoes, coats and hygiene products are among the items being collected through Oct. 14 for students attending Emporia schools. The annual drive provides needed clothing and personal item for children of all ages. Drop-off locations are at Dillon’s, Emporia State Federal Credit Union, Flinthills Mall, the KVOE studios, and Price Chopper. See full list of needed items.

In Case You’re Wondering:  Hopes, Dreams & Expectations

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Superintendent Kevin Case

As I reflect on my first two full months on the job, I honestly do not know where those first 60 days went; they have flown by. I have had the opportunity to meet many great people inside and outside of the organization and I continue to be amazed at the wide variety of resources and staff that we have available to help the students of USD 253 be successful. I have also witnessed a large number of #EmporiaProud moments that continue to make me feel blessed to be a member of this organization.

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U.S. Sen. Jerry Moran accepted an invitation to visit Emporia High School during a stop in Emporia on Friday. Principal Britton Hart extended an invitation while in Washington, D.C., to meet with other state Principals of the Year. After visiting a few classrooms and talking with administration, staff and students, Senator Moran reflects on his experience.

hopkins_portrait_200pxE.L. & Z. Irene Hopkins Foundation

The E. L. and Z. Irene Hopkins Foundation has established awards to recognize the outstanding performance of Emporia teachers and school support staff.

Learn more about the Hopkins awards


We build futures by preparing today’s students for tomorrow’s opportunities.

Core Principles

We will strive for excellence and success for all stakeholders.

We will lead by example through serving others.

We are committed to unity in relationships, vision, and implementation.

We will lead with integrity.


Emporia Public Schools will build a culture that guarantees success for all.

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