Schools and education

Having trouble understanding your teen? USD 232 wants to help
March 24, 2010
The De Soto Unified School District wants to help parents connect to their teens.
DHS athletics director announces summer weights and conditioning schedule
March 24, 2010
The summer weight and conditioning program at De Soto High School is designed to maximize the athletic potential and ability of every participating athlete.
MVHS teacher strives to challenge students
Wieland named secondary teacher of the year
March 24, 2010
A parade of people marched into Jeff Wieland’s Mill Valley High School classroom before spring break.
Starside and Sonic team up for fundraiser
March 23, 2010
If you don’t want to cook tonight and you want to support your local elementary school Starside Night at Sonic is just for you.
DHS students take tour of Chinese classrooms over the Web
March 23, 2010
While school funding has made it difficult for some schools to take their kids on short field trips to local museums, some students at De Soto High School got to go to China… sort of.
Spring Break
March 22, 2010
While some of us were enjoying nearly a foot of snow for part of the De Soto School District’s spring break, others were enjoying fun in the sun.
USD 232 Parents as Teachers offers screening
March 22, 2010
De Soto USD 232’s Parents as Teachers program has joined with other area Parent as Teacher programs to host the Johnson County community screening event April 10.
District learns to keep bond language flexible
March 18, 2010
Bond issues come with a hefty price tag in De Soto USD 232. But those price tags have built new schools, expanded existing schools and purchased technology designed to better equip the district’s students for the challenges of tomorrow.
LTMS students get March Madness for heart disease
March 18, 2010
Although winter sports have wrapped-up, basketballs were flying last Thursday in the Lexington Trails Middle School gym.
Students first when district deals with budget cuts, PTA told
March 18, 2010
Budget worries for patrons of USD 232 aren’t going away anytime soon, but the De Soto Area PTA Council is trying to help them stay up-to-date on the latest budget news from Topeka.
USD 232 names district-level Teachers of the Year
March 12, 2010
Two outstanding teachers were honored this week in the De Soto School District.
Chicago or bust
DHS band to play in the second city
11:47 p.m., March 11, 2010 Updated 12:05 a.m.
Four De Soto High School seniors share their experiences as the DHS band makes its way to Chicago.
Spring Training: Starside Running Club
March 11, 2010
Students at Lexington Trails Middle School and De Soto High School recently began spring sports practices.
Board OKs staffs proposal for cuts
12:00 a.m., March 11, 2010 Updated 04:32 p.m.
De Soto USD 232 has a $1.9 million budget gap for the 2009-2010 school year, but after tightening up its belt and sharpening pencils, that gap has gotten a little smaller.