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JCPD & USD 475 conduct active shooter tabletop simulation to develop prevention strategies

By |April 14th, 2021|

* Due to the sensitive nature of highlighting specific issues or obstacles with security, response times, and other force protection matters tied to the findings of the tabletop simulation, media outlets were not given notes/documents about matters known preemptively, or after the exercise was complete. * The Junction City Police Department conducted a tabletop simulation, [...]

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MATC to celebrate National Career Technical Education Day

By |April 14th, 2021|

Manhattan Area Technical College is celebrating National Career Technical Education Day tomorrow. According to MATC president Jim Genandt, CTE Day is when students commit to the technical college they plan to attend. “Washburn Tech and Wichita Tech go gangbusters on this,” Genandt said. “We’re playing catch up, but we’ve got, I think, 60 to 70 [...]

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Diamonds and Denim event raises over $74K for Wamego Health Center 3D mammography upgrade

By |April 14th, 2021|

The Wamego Health Foundation is celebrating after a successful Diamonds and Denim virtual fundraiser that saw over $74,000 raised to support the health center’s 3D mammography upgrade. In a news release Wednesday, Wamego Hospital Foundation Development Director Tina Rockhold noted that event participants and the community “demonstrated phenomenal support” for the life-saving technology. Many call [...]

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Wamego School adopts new ELA curriculum for K-8 students

By |April 14th, 2021|

Wamego School Board members have approved a new English Language Arts (ELA) curriculum which is being implemented at the elementary and middle school levels. Assistant Superintendent and Director of Instructional Services Scott Meitler says the process has been ongoing for a few years as teachers have re-examined the way kids learn to read. “Over the [...]

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