Monthly Archives: June 2018

Churches to Hold Vacation Bible School June 18-22

The Kiowa Congregational Church and the Kiowa United Methodist Church invite all kids, 2017-2018 grades K – 5th, to meet for Vacation Bible School: “Rolling River Rampage.”

The adventure begins June 18 and ends June 22, on Monday from 9:00-11:30 a.m. and on Tue.-Fri. from 9:30 – 11:30 a.m. at the Congregational Church, 7th and Rumsey, Kiowa. The celebration joint VBS SERVICE will be on Sunday, June 24 at 10:30 a.m., also at the Congregational Church.

“Rolling River Rampage” invites kids to experience ways for “the Ride of a Lifetime with God!” Their journey will be revealed through Bible adventures, missions, science activities, songs, crafts, games and snacks! “When you pass through the waters, I will be with you.” (Isaiah 43:2)

For more information, please call Becky Buckle, 620 825-6334 or Mary Ann Gillig 620 825-4515.


USD 255 Names New Superintendent


The USD 255 Board of Education has announced the selection of Dr. Mylo Miller, as the new superintendent. Dr. Miller will take the reins on July 1, 2018.

Dr. Miller has a broad educational experience, as a teacher, administrator and an educator of educators. He has been superintendent, principal and athletic director of Harding Charter Preparatory High School in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.

Students in our schools succeed because they are quality students focused on preparing for their future. We feel our staff and administration support student learning and educational opportunities that will ensure they prepare for career or college.

Board President Mark Pollock said that Dr. Miller emerged from a very thorough search process as the right candidate to lead the District. “The Board is certain in our choice of Dr. Miller and confident that under his leadership USD 255 will continue to be recognized for guiding students along their paths.

Mark Pollock, Board President, explained that community input, including the involvement of a committee of stakeholders, was a key factor in the success of the superintendent search process. The committee included teachers, administrators, parents, and community members. “The input from the community as a whole was very helpful to our process.”

The Board selected three finalists, who were interviewed by the Board.

As a board team, we feel we made the right selection to serve our students and our community.