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USD250 cancels school Thursday and Friday

USD250 cancels school Thursday and Friday

Story by Ashlan Brooks, Print Co-Editor, Online Co-Editor January 12, 2022

The USD250 district Superintendent, Richard Proffitt, sent an email to all faculty and staff today, Jan. 12,  cancelling school from Thursday, Jan. 13 to Friday, Jan. 14 due to Covid concerns. No school...

District lifts mask requirement

District lifts mask requirement

Story by Ashlan Brooks, Print Co-Editor, Online Co-Editor May 25, 2021

USD 250 schools no longer require masks to be worn by students, staff or visitors within the school buildings. This decision was made at the recommendation of the Crawford County Health Department and...

Key Club Advisor Kristin Thomas stands with club officers Corin Cooper, Elliot DeGruson, and Chris Saman to accept an adopted highway from the County Commissioners office.

Mayor recognizes Key Club and school staff

Story by Ashlan Brooks and Mattie Vacca April 28, 2021

Key Club paid a visit to the County Commissioner's office on April 27, to receive a sign commemorating their newly adopted highway. Advisor Kristin Thomas accepted this highway, which extends from Free...

Seniors to recieve covid vaccine

Seniors to recieve covid vaccine

Story by Ashlan Brooks, Print Co-Editor, Online Co-Editor April 10, 2021

Update: Due to the recent recall os the Johnson and Johnson vaccine, students and staff will be given their first dose of the Moderna vaccine instead. The district has partnered with the Crawford County...

Javon Grant being interviewed by KOAM after the game against Field Kinley.

Dragons clinch SEK league title; Grant becomes leading scorer at PHS

Story by Hannah Gray , Print Co-Editor, Online Co-Editor February 26, 2021

During last night's game, the varsity boys basketball clinched the SEK league title. This is the fifth title out of the last six years for the Dragons.  Senior Javon Grant had another big night. One...

Cases, Countries, and the Coronavirus: a situation summary by region

Cases, Countries, and the Coronavirus: a situation summary by region

Story by Sarah Alcantar and Ashlan Brooks March 18, 2020

This is a map of all of the countries that have had confirmed cases of COVID-19.

In response to the coronavirus pandemic, USD 250 is canceling school March 16-20.

BREAKING: District cancels schools for March 16-20 in response to COVID-19

Story by Joseph Lee, Co-Editor-In-Chief March 15, 2020

On Sunday, March . 15, USD 250 administration closed all schools March 16-20 in response to COVID-19.  District-affiliated sports, fine arts, clubs and public events are canceled until further...

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BREAKING: Absences removed from finals exemption criteria

Story by Hannah Gray and Kaley Mussa March 11, 2020

As of March 9, Pittsburg High School has excluded absences from the criteria of finals exemption policy.  Due to policy, students were motivated to attend school while symptomatic to maintain eligibility...

Special education teacher Teresa Van Epps (left) will take the position of volleyball head coaching position and business and graphics teacher Morgan Westervelt (right) will take an assistant coaching position.

Administration hires new head, assistant volleyball coaches

Story by Joseph Lee, Co-Editor-In-Chief March 27, 2019

Administration has hired special education teacher Teresa Van Epps for the volleyball head coaching position and business and graphics teacher Morgan Westervelt for an assistant coaching position. Van...

BREAKING: District approves Bresslers letter of resignation, contract effective through June

BREAKING: District approves Bressler’s letter of resignation, contract effective through June

Story by Nicole Konopelko , Managing Editor January 15, 2019

Principal Phil Bressler will not be coming back for the 2019-20 school year. His resignation comes halfway through his second year at PHS. Bressler has applied to renew his district leadership...

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