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News Releases

News releases shared by Derby Public Schools will be added to this page as they become available.

2019-2020 School Year
August 29 - Save the Date! Board of Education Candidate Forum, October 1, 6:30-8:30PM
Summary: Derby Public Schools has four positions on the Board of Education open for four-year terms and one position open for an unexpired, two-year term in the November 5 election. A Board of Education candidate forum will be held on October 1 from 6:30-8:30PM at Derby City Hall’s council chambers, 611 N. Mulberry Road. The forum is sponsored by the Derby National Education Association (DNEA) and the Derby Public Schools Board of Education. Each candidate running for election is invited to participate in the event and a moderator from the Kansas National Education Association will guide the forum so the community can learn more about each candidate. The candidates are Don Adkisson, Althea Arvin, Ron Chronister, Pamela Doyle, Matt Hoag, Lauren Ignowski, Matthew Joyce, Tina Prunier and Mark Tillison.

August 13 - Ten Kansas schools recognized by KSDE’s Civic Advocacy Network
Summary: Swaney Elementary has been designated a School of Excellence by KSDE's Civic Advocacy Network (CAN). Derby High School was identified as a School of Promising Practice.

July 1 - Experience Driving a School Bus During "Try-it-Out" Days at Panther Stadium
Summary: The Transportation Department at Derby Public Schools is sponsoring two “Try-it-Out” days for persons interested in experiencing driving a bus.  

June 14 - 2nd Annual Derby Public Schools Job Fair To Be Held July 12, 12:00-3:00PM
Summary: Derby Public Schools will hold it's 2nd Annual Job Fair: We Want You! on Friday, July 12, 12:00-3:00PM in the Derby Middle School Media Center. Hiring for all open positions, both classified and certified.

If you are looking for a News Release from a previous year, please contact the Communications Department at (316) 788-8403. 


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