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Claude Huyck Elementary School

Claude Huyck Elementary School Homepage

Location: 1530 North 83rd Street

Named for: Claude Huyck (long-time teacher and principal in the Washington District, later USD 500)

Claude Huyck Elementary School - 2003


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1965 - September: Construction completed. Site is 7.4 acres.

Named after Claude Huyck, former principal of Washington High School.

1967 - January: Part of Unified School District #201 attached to Kansas City, Kansas Public Schools in January, 1967.

2001 - Voters approved a proposed $120 million bond issue at the Municipal Election Tuesday (April 3, 2001) to air-condition schools, improve technology, and make other upgrades to schools and public libraries. Claude Huyck was part of Phase I, which was completed in the summer of 2001.

2004 - Received a "Great IDEAS" grant (funded/sponsored by the Ewing Marion Kauffman Fund) for the 2004-05 school year, which encourages teachers in SLC's (Small Learning Communities) to work together to develop innovative programs and projects to improve student learning.  Received $2,916.00.


1966-67 - Clarence G. Reitemeier / 1967-72 - Earl Dorzab / 1972-79 - Pearl Hay / 1979-87 - Glen Adams / 1987-88 - Steve Bock / 1988-99 - Doreen Ryabik / 1999-Present - Vicki Smothers

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History Site created on December 02, 2002
Page last updated: 02-Jan-2012

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