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SchoolMessenger updated Parent Contact Preferences Video
New Version of Parent Preferences Video Available SchoolMessenger has updated its video showing how to set up your contact preferences for school notifications. In response to feedback, the video . . . [read full article]
Posted Date: 09/08/2016
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Base & Bowden nominated for 2016 Kansas Horizon Award
Congratulations to Derek Base and Carly Bowden for being nominated for the 2016 Kansas Horizon Award! Carly just began her second year as a math teacher at Andover Central Middle School and . . . [read full article]
Posted Date: 09/02/2016
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4 Staff Members make 100 Kansas Educators to Follow on Twitter List
Stacey Ryan, Dyane Smokorowski, Traci Wood and Kristen Kuhlmann were listed as four of the top 100 Kansas Educators to Follow on Twitter as part of the #eduFollowChallenge. The challenge’s goal is . . . [read full article]
Posted Date: 08/31/2016
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Andover students continue excellence with high ACT scores
Andover students annually produce exceptional results in the classroom. The district's 2016 graduates recorded a composite score of 23.9, which is 2.0 above the state average. Historically, Andover . . . [read full article]
Posted Date: 08/29/2016
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Cottonwood receives Westar STEM grant
Cottonwood Elementary was one of three finalists selected for the Westar Energy STEM Innovative Curriculum grant. Each project receives a $3,000 grant from Westar to increase student interest in the . . . [read full article]
Posted Date: 08/25/2016
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ACHS named an America's Top 500 Public High School by Newsweek
Congratulations Andover Central High School for being named a Newsweek America’s Top 500 Public High School. The school was ranked 378 for its stellar job preparing students for college. Public high . . . [read full article]
Posted Date: 08/19/2016
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District starts partnership with Adidas for athletic apparel
At the July 11 Board of Education meeting, the board voted to contract with Adidas for five years to outfit districts athletic teams and sell Adidas and Andover branded clothing. The high school and . . . [read full article]
Posted Date: 07/21/2016
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Moody's Investors Service Upgrades USD 385's Bond Rating to Aa3
Moody’s Investors Service recently upgraded USD 385’s bond rating to Aa3 from A1. The change reflects a higher credit quality and a lower level of credit risk. It also shows the district’s . . . [read full article]
Posted Date: 08/17/2016
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Audley Named 4A Girls Track Coach of the Year
Congratulations to Tom Audley who was selected as the 4A Girls Track Coach of the Year by the Kansas Cross-Country and Track and Field Coaches Association. Coach Audley is in his 16th year as Head . . . [read full article]
Posted Date: 08/09/2016
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USD 385 BOE Meets With Butler Community College
The Andover Public Schools Board of Education met with the Butler Community College Board of Trustees on June 20. The two groups, along with Superintendent Greg Rasmussen and BCC President Kim . . . [read full article]
Posted Date: 06/21/2016