Emporia Unified School District #253
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USD253 Web Site Scheduled Maintenance
This web site will be taken down for upgrades on Friday the 31st. It should be fully functioning again by Sunday.
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Enrollment Open through August 5
Enrollment for 2015-16 is now open for the Emporia Public Schools. The process can be completed online from any location with Internet access as long as it is submitted before midnight, August 5. Read more.
Free & Reduced Meal Applications:
Embarking on a New System of Accountability
It has been 14 years since the federal legislature last reauthorized the Elementary and Secondary Education Act. No Child Left Behind, as it has become known, was designed to ensure that all children have equal access to a quality education no matter their background or their place of residence.
For nearly eight years now, Congress has wrestled unsuccessfully to enact changes that would command wider and deeper measures to signal achievement beyond test scores. The absence of a new law leaves states scrambling to anticipate and address changing expectations. Read full article
Summer Meals Program
The Emporia Public Schools offer free breakfast and lunch to anyone age 18 and younger this summer. Meals are served at Riverside, Village and William Allen White through July 31.
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Glow Run 5K Coming to Emporia
THE GLOW RUN 5K - Emporia will take place Saturday August 29 at 8 p.m. The race will start and finish at Emporia High School. The run/walk and after party will light up the streets of Kansas as thousands of runners and walkers make their way through the course and and party late into the night!
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We build futures by preparing today's students for tomorrow's opportunities.
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.