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Contact Linda Basnett  Linda Basnett Clerk of the Board of Education
Contact Stephanie Colter  Stephanie Colter (620) 622-4545 SCEMS Secretary, District Treasurer
Contact Clint Darnell  Clint Darnell (620) 622-7405 Transportation Director, Activity Driver
Contact Laura Valerius  Laura Valerius District Technology Integration Specialist

Office of the Superintendent

Administration Changes at USD 300 Comanche County

Ty TheurerJuly 1 marks a change of leadership at USD 300. Ty Theurer, who has been the principal at SCHS for eight years, becomes superintendent of USD 300. Ty graduated from Wellington High School, got his bachelor's degree from Kansas State University in Ag Education, earned his masters  in Education Administration from Baker University, and earned the hours necessary for his District Administration license at Fort Hays State University.  Ty is married to Jennifer, who works for High Plains Journal at Dodge City as a writer and copy editor. They have two sons who attend South Central Schools. Ty will also be the assistant golf coach for SCHS, which is perfect, because golf is his favorite hobby. 

Bud Valerius will be taking the position as SCHS principal. He is excited about being your new Principal at South Central High SchBud Valeriusool. Having spent half his childhood in a small town in Kansas, he is thrilled to get back to the great state of Kansas to raise his family.  This will be his 14th year in education and his 7th year as a Principal. He graduated High School in Woodward, Ok then went on to graduate College from Southeastern Oklahoma State University.  He has two great kids, Kason and Kendyl, and a wonderful wife Laura who will also be working at South Central. They are ready to jump in and be a part of a great community and school.

Laura Valerius is new Technology Integration Specialist

Laura ValeriusHi! I am Laura Valerius. I am the new Technology Director here at South Central. My family and I are super excited to be here. This will be my 11th year of teaching. I grew up in the small town of Waynoka and earned my degree at NWOSU in Alva. My husband Bud is the new High School Principal here at South Central and we have 2 sweet kids, Kason who will be in 3rd grade and Kendyl who will be a 1st grader. I am so excited to be a part of this community and we are ready to take on the tasks of being Timberwolves. Here's to an awesome year! 

Ty Theurer, Superintendent
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Contact Ty Theurer  Ty Theurer Principal, SCHS