Abilene Public Schools USD #435

Helping all students become successful and responsible lifelong learners in a changing world.

Mission: Helping all children become responsible, lifelong learners in a changing world.

Welcome to Abilene Superintendent Greg Brown!

The Summer Food Service Program is off to an excellent start! The program offers a free lunch for all children, ages 1 through 18, from Mon., June 3rd, through Fri., July 26th. Lunches are served from 11:30am-12:30pm at McKinley Elementary School. No registration, no proof of income, no proof of age required.

[05/21/19]   TONIGHT - AMS Night of the Stars.
Students can arrive at the car pick up location (behind Burger King) starting at 4:45pm. Dinner starts at 5:30, with the faculty performances and dance to follow. As long as it is dry between 4:45-5:30, we will hold the walk-in in front of school as usual. If it is raining, we will bring the viewing party inside to the 6th and 7th grade halls. The evening will finish up at 9:00. If you have any additional questions, please feel free to call AMS at 263-1471.
See you tonight!

Tomorrow, Tues., May 21st, is the last day of school for our Abilene USD #435 students. Our best wishes to teachers, staff, students, and their families for a safe and memorable summer break!

The AHS Class of 2019 Graduation Ceremony will be held this Sunday, May 19th at 1:30pm.

[05/17/19]   AHS Track Regionals - TODAY, 3:30pm @ Abilene. Good luck AHS!!

New 2019 AMS Track record holders! Congrats!

[05/07/19]   The AMS NCKL track meet scheduled for this afternoon @ Concordia, 05/07/19, has been cancelled due to the weather forecast.
This meet has been rescheduled for Tuesday, May 14th starting at 10am.

Come join us!


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We currently have openings in our custodial, transportation and food service departments. Please visit www.abileneschools.org to apply.


[04/09/19]   JV golf to be played in Wamego on Thursday has been rescheduled for April 23rd.

[03/29/19]   Due to forecasted weather, today’s varsity track to be ran at Chapman today has been rescheduled for Monday, April 1st. Varsity baseball has been rescheduled for Friday, April 12 and JV and varsity softball has also been rescheduled for Monday, April 22.

Our new track and field record board came in today! It is one of the updates we are adding to our AMS gym! Stay tuned for our next update that should arrive in April!

[03/22/19]   Another good tournament in the books for the AHS Forensics Team at Newton! H. McMillen took 1st in prose, qualifying to state, and 6th in impromptu and M. Mazo took 3rd in humorous interpretation!

McKinley kids partnered with Family Video to raise money for lyphoma. Our class raised 6,456 pennies! The kids were excited to raise money to help others and are looking forward to a class party provided by Family Video!

[03/19/19]   Middle School 101 for this Thursday, March 21, is cancelled due to P/T conferences this week. Join us April 11 for our next session - “Concerns to watch for in the Home Stretch”

Shout out to the AHS Culinary Team for their Best Pork Dish 2019 at the Kansas ProStart Invitational! M. Elias, M. McGivney and T. McGivney with instruction from Mrs. Farr.

Congratulations to Abilene Cowgirls S. Burton, B. Holmes, and H. Willey for being named to the NCKL All League team and to A. Lillard for being Honorable Mention!

AHS Debate and Forensics did great @ Clay Center Saturday! J. Welsh & M. Meneley 1st in duet acting, J. Welsh 1st in impromptu and 2nd in prose, M. Meneley 3rd in poetry and poi, G. Griffith 4th in Poetry and 6th in dramatic, D. Delay 5th in poi, and H. Delay 5th in impromptu.

Final game for the Cowgirls as they fell short against Nickerson 46-54 last night in the opening round of the state tournament. What a season! The future of Cowgirl basketball is bright!

Ron Preston was presented the Iscar Stauffer Sportswriter of the Year Award last night!
Congratulations Ron!!

Spring Break begins tomorrow!! We hope students, teachers, staff and their families have a safe and wonderful time during this break.
School resumes Monday, March 18th.

Tonight the AHS Jazz Band, Concert Band, Indoor Drumline and Wind Ensemble will perform. There will be everything from Super Hip Funk to playing along with a Viking Adventure Video like a movie score, and many more twists and turns! TONIGHT at 7:00pm in the AHS Auditorium. You don't want to miss it!
Afterwards, tickets will be available to purchase, $15 each, for the Jazz Dinner Dance on March 22nd. This event includes the AMS and AHS Jazz Bands and, for the first time ever, an Alumni Band!

[03/04/19]   Congratulations to the AHS Cowgirls on advancing to the State Basketball Tournament! Parent Teacher Conferences have been moved to Tues., March 19th, 4:00-8:30pm & Wed., March 20th, 4:00-8:30pm. We hope you take this opportunity to support our Cowgirls!

[03/04/19]   Please join us tonight in the AHS Auditorium @ 7pm for the ABILENE MIDDLE SCHOOL WINTER BAND CONCERT. Hope to see you there!

The Abilene High School Cowgirls are headed to the State Basketball Tournament!
[4]Abilene plays [5]Nickerson Thursday @ 8:15pm.

[03/01/19]   Sub-State play continues!
#3 AHS Cowboys host Augusta tonight, Fri., March 1st @ 7pm
#1 AHS Cowgirls host Wichita Trinity tomorrow, Sat., March 2nd @ 4pm


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Abilene High School is hosting a blood drive this Friday, March 1st, and next Wednesday, March 6th. We have a lofty goal of collecting 80 pints. If you would like to donate sign up online at redcrossblood.org.


[02/26/19]   AMS "Middle School 101" is this Thursday, February 28th, at 7pm in the Media Center. Mrs. Wilkins will discuss how to spot the signs of teenage depression. Please join us for this important topic.

[02/26/19]   The Forensics Team of Abilene High School is hosting a shoe drive. We are looking for donations of new or gently used shoes. This fundraiser will help us attend the National Tournament this year. If you have any shoes you are willing to donate to us, just let us know!

AMS 7th Grade Boys Basketball win the NCKL Title! They win 33-26 over Wamego!!!
AND 8th Grade Boys win 39-32 over Marysville! They also take the NCKL Title!!

[02/19/19]   Due to forecasted weather the AHS FFA Appreciation Breakfast scheduled tomorrow, Wed., Feb. 20th, has been rescheduled for Thurs., Feb. 28th. Guests are invited to come enjoy breakfast anytime between 6:30-8:00am in the AHS Vocational Building, 1300 North Cedar St.

[02/15/19]   No school Monday, February 18th, in honor of Presidents' Day.

Cowboys defeat Clay Center, yesterday, 65-32;600th career win for Coach Taylor!

These two guys won the character trophies for second and third grade! Hudson was awarded a positive office referral for responsibility and Tyce had TWO referrals for caring! GREAT JOB GUYS!!

Congratulations to these AHS seniors who placed 8th at 4A State Scholars Bowl this weekend!

[02/07/19]   Abilene Public Schools are closed today, Thursday, Feb., 7th. All activities scheduled today are cancelled.

[02/06/19]   AHS FCCLA STAR Events @ Chapman, scheduled Thurs., Feb., 7th, have been postponed due to weather. They have been rescheduled for Mon., Feb. 11th @ 9:00am.

[02/06/19]   Due to inclement weather, AHS NCKL Band scheduled today in Clay Center has been postponed.

State bound!! Congrats to the Abilene Scholars Bowl team for placing 4th at the Winfield Regional and qualifying for the 4A State Scholars Bowl tournament! They will be heading to Wellington High School on Saturday, Feb. 9th.

[01/22/19]   Good morning, this is to make you aware that due to pending weather and travel conditions, we will be closing Abilene Public schools two hours early today. Buses will run their normal routes just two hours earlier, including shuttles to each of the buildings. Additionally, all after school activities, including scheduled athletic events and practices, are cancelled. ABC after school program is also cancelled for the day. Parents of students in any school may choose to pick up their students prior to 1:00, and high school students who drive will be excused to leave early if parents make contact with the high school office.

[01/22/19]   The AMS basketball games, against Chapman, postponed this evening have been rescheduled for Monday, February 4th.

[01/22/19]   The Abilene Cowgirls will not be in action tonight against Concordia. The games have been rescheduled for next Monday, January 28th.

[01/22/19]   Due to weather conditions, Concordia is not in school today. Therefore, the AHS Boys Basketball game this evening is postponed. Reschedule pending.

[01/21/19]   On Monday, January 21, 2019, The Abilene Board of Education officially approved Mr. Greg Brown as the new USD #435 Superintendent. Mr. Brown will take his position effective July 1, 2019.

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