latest news & announcements

Meal distribution changed

Because of the high demand for meals, Hutchinson USD 308’s Nutrition Services has gone through all its supplies for today (Monday, Oct. 19, 2020). There will not be an after-school distribution today.

The district will have the meals again tomorrow (Tuesday, Oct. 20, 2020) at all the sites from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Here are the sites.

o Avenue A, Avenue A in front of school

o Morgan Elementary, west side parking lot for kindergarten through second grade and circle drive on Washington for grades three through six

Dear Reno County: Be smart for our students,

(A letter printed in the Western Front of The Hutchinson News.)
It’s hard to get away from all of the issues surrounding COVID-19. It’s affecting all of us in ways we never imagined. Even if we have not experienced the health effects of COVID-19 directly, our income, mental health, plans for the future, or some other aspect of our life has been negatively affected.

Gating Criteria Update Oct. 16

LogoEach Friday the Reno County Health Department releases the 14-day PTR (positive test rate) and the 14-day new case average. The data released dictates the gating criteria color we follow for the coming week. COVID-19 in Reno County continues to trend upward.

Reno County is in the RED Zone for the week of Oct. 19, 2020. USD 308 schools will be in the remote learning mode all next week.

Currently the numbers are:

Wiley Elementary approved for launch

Wiley Staff on 10-8-2020
Wiley Elementary School teachers on Oct. 8, 2020

They got the “thumbs up.”

After a 40-minute presentation to the Kansas State Department of Education with ESSDACK looking on, Wiley Elementary School staff were given the formal go-ahead from the department to go forward with their redesign efforts.

Wiley prepares for redesign presentation

Wiley Elementary School will make a formal presentation to the Kansas State Department of Education on its redesign efforts over the lunch hour on Thursday. For a quick overview of what is happening at Wiley, watch this short video of Principal Lynette McLean.


Please visit the links below to view game day rosters:

HHS Soccer Roster



USD 308 moves to hybrid learning Monday, Oct. 5, 2020

 Dear Hutchinson Public School Families,

Today Hutchinson USD 308 received confirmation from the Reno County Health Department of a significant increase in confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the area. As a result, the district is moving from its current in-person instructional model to a hybrid learning for all students.