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The Kansas State High School Athletics Association (KSHSAA) has voted to prohibit spectators from attending high school winter athletic events.  Therefore, the NHS Broadcast Journalism class will make the games live via Facebook, and you can also watch via

To watch on Facebook:

Old gym (JV games) Facebook live:  search for Panther Athletics and Activities on Facebook

New gym (Varsity games) Facebook live: search for Panthertv on Facebook (or sign in to


To sign up for an account on nfhsnetwork, follow the instructions by clicking here:  nfhsnetwork instructions


USD 309 remains in RED Gating Criteria

USD 309 Panther Families:

USD 309 remains in RED in the school gating criteria.

Each Friday the Reno County Health Department releases the 14-day PTR (positive test rate) and the 14-day new case average.  We remain in the RED zone for the week of January 11, 2021.

This Week’s Data:                                                   Prior Data:

14 Day PTR-1/15 – 23%                                         14 Day PTR-1/8 – 27.4%

14 Day New Case-1/15 – 495                               14 Day New Case-1/8 – 397 


A Mask Mandate is in place by Governor Kelly, and Reno County follows this mandate.

For the most up-to-date information on the vaccine distribution in Reno County, please visit the COVID-19 information center at

Please consider being tested in Reno County at the Free Community Testing Events.   Log on to  for more information and directions as to how to sign up.


COVID-19 Vaccine Lunchtime Town Hall- Friday, January 15th- Noon to 1 p.m.


The Reno County Health Department, along with local physicians and administrators from the Hutchinson Clinic and Hutchinson Regional Healthcare System, held a town hall this Friday, January 15th from noon - 1pm. The topic will be the COVID-19 vaccine. The recording will also be available later in the day on the County’s Facebook and YouTube channels, as well as local Cable Channel 7.


Reno County is currently in Phase 1 of the Governor’s vaccine distribution plan. This includes Healthcare workers, residents or patients in long term care senior housing, and workers critical to pandemic response continuity. The next phase will include persons aged 65 and over, as well as congregate settings, high-contact critical workers, and all unvaccinated persons prioritized in the previous phase.

Watch the recording:


Dr. Dawn M. Johnson


Gating Criteria

Free Community Testing Through Reno County Drive Thru Testing Sites

Testing is open to everyone whether you have symptoms or no symptoms. To ensure privacy, everyone wanting to be tested MUST schedule an appointment with Reno County Health Department at 1-844-834-3657.

Testing will take place at the Kansas State Fair Oz Building Breezeway on the following dates and times:

  • Tue., Nov. 17 at 4-7pm
  • Sat., Nov. 21 at 10am-1pm
  • Tue., Nov. 24 at 4-7pm




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Contact Information

USD 309
4501 W 4th Avenue
Hutchinson, Kansas 67501

Mon-Fri 7:30am-4:30pm

Phone: 620-663-7141
Mobile: 620-422-3229
Toll Free: 1-877-663-7141
Fax: 620-422-3229

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