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So...what does happen on In-Service days?

Keeping Current…..through professional development! When people start anything new, they are generally excited about it, and teachers are just like everyone else in that way! Before students start classes at the beginning of the school year, teachers get together for a few days to learn about the latest resources purchased for them.  The publishers' sales representatives come to the buildings and show the . . .

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PLES Welcomes New Counselor Casey Bisnett

New PLES Counselor, Casey Bisnett grew up just down the road in Meriden, Kansas.  A Jeff. West graduate, chances are Ms. Bisnett never dreamed she would eventually join the Perry-Lecompton community, but here we are, happy to welcome her into the KAW family. Ms. Bisnett earned her undergraduate degree at Emporia State University where she majored in social studies.  She has teaching experience at Attica, KS, New . . .

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Meet New LES 3rd grade Teacher Kylie Kater

Ms Kylie Kater is an Emporia, Kansas native who attended college in her hometown at Emporia State University, then accepted a teaching job at Logan Avenue Elementary School in Emporia. After working for Emporia Public Schools for a year and a half, she and her fiancé, Blake Davies are moving north so they can be closer to the Kansas City area where Blake works. Both agreed they wanted to settle in a smaller community and chose . . .

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LES to Welcome Home Tina Grollmes-Bartlett

Ms. Tina Grollmes-Bartlett has accepted the position of 4 th grade teacher at LES. Ms. Grollmes-Bartlett brings twenty-three years of teaching experirence to Perry-Lecompton schools and is a proud 1987 graduate  of Perry-Lecompton High School. Ms. Grollmes-Bartlett earned her Bachelor’s degree from the school of education at Kansas State University.  She believes her choice to become a teacher was a calling . . .

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Meet New PES Pre-K Teacher Meara Smith

As the youngest child of a family with nine children, Meara Smith sometimes found herself wanting a younger sibling.  She has always enjoyed working with children, so teaching was a perfect fit.  For the past year, Ms. Smith has been employed as a lead preschool teacher at  Riverside Primary in Wathena, KS. She is excited to move south closer to her family, yet remain in a smaller school. Ms. Smith grew up in . . .

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PES Welcomes New Kindergarten Teachers

Lauren Parnell’s home town is Huffman, Texas, a small community located approximately 751 miles directly south of the Perry-Lecompton school district. Huffman is located just northeast of Houston, TX.  Megan Bushouse’s home town is Overland Park, Kansas, just a 40 minute drive east of Perry-Lecompton. Although both teachers may have grown up over 700 miles apart, they certainly share . . .

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