• Healy second grader Terence O’Rourke reads a book as part of his independent learning project while teacher Allison Gough works with a student during class on Monday afternoon. (Record Photo)
  • Healy first and second graders work on their iPads. (Record Photo)
  • (Above) A limestone sign welcomes visitors to the Healy school.

Healy finds ways to cope with enrollment loss

When two graduating seniors stepped across the stage to receive their diplomas from Healy High School last Sunday afternoon, they were continuing more than a 100-year-old tradition.

There are no signs that the tradition will be ending soon for the smallest high school in Kansas.

Rumors of the school district closing its doors due to low enrollment have persisted for years. At one time, former Supt. John LaFave questioned how much longer the district could continue operation with fewer than 100 students.

 

 

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The Scott County Record

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Scott City, KS 67871

Phone: 620-872-2090

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