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A nurse practitioner has volunteered to give free sports physicals on June 12 th  from 1pm -3:30pm. We will do these in the nurse's office. 

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Due to an unexpected tragedy which involved one of our staff members and impacted our district, we postponed a staff event originally scheduled for Monday, April 1, 2024. This training event is important to the instruction and ultimately the education of your child.

The end of the school year becomes extremely busy and our available days for staff training are limited. We have planned the training to be rescheduled for Monday, April 15, 2024 . This will be a no school day for students to allow our staff to obtain the training. Again, I appreciate your understanding in the change of the calendar.

In addition, our Junior High and High School Track and Field teams are both traveling to Ness City on Thursday, May 9, 2024 to participate in Central Prairie League meet so there will be no school .

The K-12 Music Program has been moved to Monday, May 6th @ 7pm .

No School Monday April 15, 2024 for Rescheduled TASN In-service

No School Thursday May 9, 2024 for CPL JH & HS Track


Dr. Suzann Bouray
Superintendent of Macksville Schools

Position: District Treasurer & Secretary Position 

Position Start Date: June 1, 2024 

Term: 12-month salaried position 2 weeks’ vacation in the later part of July

Benefits: TASC Card, 14 days of leave, KPERS retirement and Cafeteria Plan 

Duties Include but not limited to:  

  • Monthly billing and payables
  • Food Service Reporting and record keeping Secretarial duties for the district office 

Please contact: Crystle Hogan USD 351 District Office for an application 620-348-3415 USD 351 is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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Dear Parents,

Your student has been chosen to participate in the Macksville Grade School Spelling Bee. It will be held Wednesday, January 10th at 1:00 p.m. in the high school gymnasium. Scripps National Bee rules will be followed.

The Stafford County Spelling Bee will be held at Stafford on Wednesday, January 17th at 9:00 a.m. It will be held in the Stafford School Gymnasium. A letter will be sent home with county competitors selected from the school bee.

The Spelling Bee is open to spectators so we would like you to come watch your student. We would appreciate your student dressing appropriately for an academic contest. Thank you.


Michelle Blaske
Spelling Bee Coordinator

4th 5th 6th 7th 8th
Luke Petty Natalie Delgadillo Kyla Grizzell Alvaro Espino Thomas Barraza
Blakely Sanders Giovanni Barron Ryder VanSickle Zoey Russell Gabe Mullin
Makayla Wolf Joseph Whitton Aubree Patterson Victor Tbarra Kaleb Grainger
      Brandon Franklin Omar Cardoza
      Julian Favila Charley Burr
Alternate Alternate Alternate   Alternate
Macy Bowman Zaydenn Burdine Isaiah Russell   Kylee Scheck

As we prepare for the upcoming Winter Break and Holiday Season, we continue to think about and reflect on the many successes and achievements of our students, staff, and school community during the school year. Our students make us so proud, and we truly appreciate your continued support and partnership in everything we do.

We also wanted to provide you with a few reminders about some important dates:

  • Out last day of school is December 19, 2023 and we will release students at 3:30 PM.
  • Our office will be closed from Wednesday, December 20, 2023 through Monday, January 1, 2024
  • Students will return for their first day of school after the break on Wednesday, January 3, 2024

We hope that you and your family have a safe, fun, and restful Winter Break.

Happy Holidays to you and your family,

Dr. Suzann Bouray
USD 351 Superintendent
433 N. Gilmore
Macksville, KS 67557

The Superintendents and Boards of Education of Macksville Schools USD 351 and St. John - Hudson USD 350 are in the beginning stages of discussions about joint collaboration efforts. In these current times of staffing shortages and diverse student populations the need to rely upon one another for resources is more relevant than ever. It is our hope as shared county schools and neighboring communities that we can provide support to one another in the areas of course offerings and staffing needs.

Dr. Suzann Bouray
USD 351 Macksville Superintendent /
Grade School Principal
Office: 620-348-3415

Proud to Be A Mustang!
Proud to be a Colt!

The governing body of Unified School District 351 will meet on the 13th day of November, 2023 at 7:00 PM at 433 N. Gilmore, Macksville, KS 67557 for the purpose of hearing and answering objections of stakeholders relating to the proposed JBCC and Enrollment of Non-Resident Students. Detailed policy information, is available at the District Office and will be available at this hearing.

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July 2023

To: Parents/Guardians and Students of Macksville USD 351

From: Dr. Suzann Bouray, Superintendent/Elementary Principal

I am excited to Welcome you to the 2023-2024 School Year at Macksville Elementary School!

Enrollment is scheduled: Thursday August 3,2023 from 10:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.

Important Information

  • 3-year and 4-year-old preschool students need an enrollment form completed and a copy of their birth certificate
  • Age requirements according to Kansas Statutes 72-1107: Kindergarten students must be at least five (5) years of age on or before August 31, 2023. First grade students must be at least six (6) years of age on or before August 31, 2023.
  • First Time Kansas students: According to Kansas State Law these students must provide an Immunization Card
  • New Enrolled District students: Must have a physical examination on file with the district.

Classes for the 2023-2024 school year begin on Thursday, August 17th. The day begins at 8:15 a.m. and ends at 3:30 p.m. School buses will run routes starting on August 17. Your route bus driver will notify you of pick-up times the week of August 14. School doors open at 7:50 a.m. and breakfast is served from 7:50 a.m. to 8:15 a.m.

Wednesday, September 20th, is the day the state determines our annual funding and it is based off of our days attendance. If at all possible, please try to avoid scheduling any appointments or activities that would interfere with your child's attendance for that day.

Our breakfast and lunch program pricing information can be found on the application. Please see Debbie Bright in the Central Office to enroll in your student's meal account. During enrollment payments for meal accounts will be made payable to USD 351. You also will have other payments due during enrollment only cash or checks are accepted at this time. We encourage you to complete a Free and Reduced Lunch Application if you are unsure if you qualify, as there is no penalty if you do not meet the requirements.

Proud to be a Mustang!

Dr. Suzann Bouray

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During the February 13, 2023 Board of Education meeting members voted unanimously to offer a contract to Dr. Bouray. She brings an extensive educational background as an elementary, middle, high school teacher, adjunct professor, K-12 administrator, and mentor to educators.

Dr. Bouray accepted the position and will begin as superintendent on July 1.

Dr. Bouray currently serves as the Transitional Learning Center principal for USD 273. She has written and been awarded multiple grants during her educational career. Over her career she has served as an advocate for At-Risk students, increased learning opportunities, and brought innovative approaches to self-efficacy and student advocacy.

Dr. Bouray earned her Bachelor of Science in Labor Management from Kansas State University in 2001, Bachelor of Science in Accounting from Kansas Wesleyan University in 2008, Master of Business Management from Kansas Wesleyan University in 2009, Master of Science in Education Administration-Building Principal in 2013, and a Specialist in Education (Ed.S.) in Education Administration (Superintendent) in 2015. Dr. Bouray earned her Doctor of Education-Educational Leadership from Liberty University in 2021.

Bringing with her to Macksville husband Darwin,will be a teacher at Macksville, son Mason, will be in the seventh grade and son Marek, will be in the fifth grade.

Dr. Bouray will replace Mr. Greg Rinehart who is retiring at the end of his contract on June 30.

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November 18, 2020

Beginning Thursday, November 19th, all elementary grades will move to remote learning. Teachers will be sending all necessary materials home, along with a schedule with students at the end of today. If you need breakfast or lunch you will need to call the office and make the request and you will have to come to the school and pick them up. All meals, including Thanksgiving Dinner, are for students only. Please call the office any time before 8:30 am Thursday at 348-2835 or 348-3415 for meal requests. Pick-up time will be from 11-11:30 in front of the elementary building.

The secondary building, grades 7-12, will continue to meet face to face Thursday and Friday.

School will not be in session for all grades beginning Monday 23rd through November 27th for Thanksgiving Break.

Proud To Be A Mustang

Greg Rinehart
USD 351 Superintendent