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News Releases

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

2020-2021 School Year

September 29 - Derby Public Schools I Make A Difference Award Winners Announced at Board of Education Meeting on September 28
Summary: At the September 28 Board of Education meeting, Derby High School Air Force JROTC volunteers and Tim Hamblin, staff, were recognized as recipients of the I Make A Difference Award for the month of September.

September 15 - Emma Stubby Named National Merit Semifinalist
Summary: Congratulations to Emma Stubby, Derby High School senior, on being named a National Merit Semifinalist!

July 27 - Board of Education Meetings Held via Zoom/YouTube Live
Summary: Current Derby Public Schools Board of Education meetings are being via Zoom/YouTube Live due to the 15-person limit on mass gatherings as mandated by the Emergency Public Health Order of the Sedgwick County Local Health Officer.

July 22 - 2020 Civic Advocacy Network (CAN) Recognition
Summary: Derby North Middle School was designated a School of Excellence and Derby High School was identified as a School of Promising Practice by the Civic Advocacy Network (CAN) for the civic engagement opportunities they offer students.

June 9 - Seeking Interested Individuals to Apply for Board of Education Vacancy
Summary: Derby Public Schools' is seeking applications for an open Board of Education position created by a recent resignation. In order to be eligible, you must live within the Derby Public School boundaries.

June 9 - Experience Driving a School Bus During “Try-it-Out” Days at Derby North Middle School
Summary: The Transportation Department at Derby Public Schools is sponsoring two “Try-it-Out” days for persons interested in experiencing driving a bus. The district is currently seeking to fill bus driver positions prior to the start of the 2020-2021 school year.

June 9 - Farmers to Families - FREE Produce Available to Community Members
Summary: Derby Public Schools is excited to share that we will receive nearly 1,000 boxes containing assorted fruits and vegetables from Liberty Fruit Co. to distribute from the Central Kitchen and Oaklawn Elementary.

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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