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Careers with USD 308

Looking for a new career? Would you like to join the USD 308 team? Click here to view open positions in Hutchinson Public Schools.

Board of Education Agendas

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Official District Notices

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Walk-in Enrollment and Open Houses

Online enrollment will begin soon. If you prefer to enroll in person, the schedules for walk-in enrollment and open houses are below.

State law requires vaccinations

Vaccination logo            Kansas state law requires all students to be vaccinated prior to attending school each year or to provide annual documentation of one of two exemptions. Most of those vaccinations are required prior to kindergarten with another major update of vaccinations typically before entering seventh grade.

Jim Preston named Salthawk baseball coach

Jim Preston

A Salthawk alumni has returned home to coach baseball.

Jim Preston was named Hutchinson High School head baseball coach for the 2016-17 school year. Preston is a 1974 graduate of HHS.

District website updated

            With more families accessing the internet via phones and tablets, Hutchinson Public Schools has unveiled its new mobile-device-friendly website. Still at, the new website is designed to be as usable on a smart phone or tablet as it is on a laptop or desktop computer.

Krol steps down as head baseball coach

Adam Krol
Adam Krol

Six-year veteran coach Adam Krol has announced his resignation as boys’ head baseball coach at Hutchinson High School to spend more time with his family.

Krol was named head coach in September 2010 after serving six years as an assistant baseball coach. Krol will remain a teacher at HHS and an assistant football coach.

Superintendent encouraged by session, asks Legislature to comply with court order

With legislative committees returning to Topeka this week, Hutchinson USD 308 Superintendent Dr. Shelly Kiblinger hopes legislators approve a constitutional plan to meet the state’s obligations to the state’s students and taxpayers.

Dr. Kiblinger said Tuesday she hopes legislators will act swiftly to keep schools open. Thursday, legislative committees will begin meeting ahead of the special legislative session, which begins on June 23. Legislators, she said, will have a second opportunity to pass a school finance formula that is constitutional.

Summer meals being served

Hutchinson Public Schools continues a program that provides summertime meals to children and youth in 2016 at six locations, including two community brown-bag locations.

The meals are free for anyone age 18 and under. No reservations are needed for the meals.     

The 2016 summer feeding program will be weekdays through July 29 at five locations.

McFadden, Rodriguez crowned winter royalty

Winter Royalty 2016

Brady McFadden and Alex Rodriguez were crowned Salthawk winter royalty Friday (Feb. 5, 2016) during the Hutchinson High School vs. Maize basketball games.

Other king candidates included Lucas Dunbar, Jack Howard, Trace Manns, Marques Tafolla and Dominic Wesley. Other queen candidates included Connor Atkinson, Taja Casanova, Izzy Godinez, Julia Henry and Molly McKinney.

The final activity of homecoming week was a dance in the HHS Cafeteria after Friday’s games.

District Schools Recognized with Challenge Awards

Students in three USD 308 schools are being recognized for outstanding achievement in reading and math.

The Confidence in Kansas Public Education Task Force has named Graber, Hutchinson Middle School and Hutchinson Magnet School at Allen as among the 99 schools in 34 Kansas public school districts as recipients of the 2015 Challenge Awards.