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Smoky Hill Education Service Center

"SHESC Messenger": Start of August 2021

  SHESC Messenger Start of August 2021 30 Participants Attend Teacher Safari Grant Opportunity Corner: STOPit and Friendzy Featured PD: McREL Teacher Evaluation System Volume Purchasing: Seeking Suppliers Educational VR Technology Available Through Twotrees . . .

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More Than $6,500 in Unclaimed Property Funds Returned to Smoky Hill ESC

Kansas State Treasurer Lynn Rogers visited Smoky Hill Education Service Center in Salina in June to return more than $6,500 in unclaimed property to SHESC. The visit was part of the treasurer’s tour of the state, returning millions of dollars in unclaimed property to thousands of Kansans.   “The best part of my job is being able to deliver good news to families, and that news usually comes in the . . .

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"SHESC Messenger": End of June 2021

  SHESC Messenger End of June 2021 New Resources for Perkins Consortium Members: zSpace and Wind Tunnel Featured PD: Math Workshops Upcoming Summer Presentations from KSDE Volume Purchasing: New Cafeteria, Lumber Catalogs Coming Soon Preventing . . .

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24th Annual ‘Scramble for Schools’ Golf Tournament Raises Funds for Education

After a year’s hiatus, 87 participants played through misty conditions at the 24th annual Smoky Hill Education Foundation “Scramble for Schools” Golf Tournament on June 1. The annual fundraiser brought in more than $6,000 in support of education at more than 50 school districts in Kansas. A tradition nearly as old as Smoky Hill Education Service Center itself, the tournament at the . . .

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Local Area Grant Funds Rocketry Lessons Project

Thanks to a nearly $3,000 grant from the L.P. “Pat” Mullen Fund through the Greater Salina Community Foundation, elementary school students in Salina had the opportunity to learn more about space exploration - and even launch their own rocket - in April and May of 2021. More than 100 fifth grade students at Oakdale Elementary School and Schilling Elementary School participated in five interactive science . . .

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"SHESC Messenger": End of May 2021

  SHESC Messenger End of May 2021 Watch the Virtual 'Schools of Character' Recognition Ceremony Golf Tournament Fundraiser Registration Due May 21 Volume Purchasing: Products to Help Prevent 'Summer Slump' Engineering by Design  Training . . .

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2021 State Schools of Character Recognition - Virtual Ceremony

State School of Character Criteria for selection are based on Character.org’s ​11 Principles of Character, which include providing students with opportunities for moral action, fostering shared leadership and engaging families and communities as partners in the character-building effort. In Schools of Character, adults embrace their critical role as models. Teachers . . .

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"SHESC Messenger": Start of May 2021

  SHESC Messenger Start of May 2021 Next week - May 3-7 - is Teacher Appreciation Week! We invite you to join us and #ThankATeacher who has made a difference in your life. If you are a teacher, please know we are grateful for all that you do! Summer Workshops Open for Enrollment Schools of Character Award Ceremony May . . .

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"SHESC Messenger": End of April 2021

  SHESC Messenger End of April 2021 Emergency Connectivity Fund Information Time to Sign Up for Learn360 May 11: Virtual Award Ceremony for Schools of Character Volume Purchasing: Secure Essential Products for Graduation Day Feature PD: Low Ropes Facilitator . . .

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VECTOR Virtual Coaching

Smoky Hill Education Service Center is excited to announce a new partnership with VECTOR Virtual Coaching! The partnership is focused on bringing high-quality, accessible, personalized professional development in the form of virtual coaching to all Kansas educators. VECTOR stands for V erify perspective, E xamine influence, C ommit to change, T ake action, O perationalize performance, and R . . .

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