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Goddard Public schools is proud to honor the life of Miriam McLain, a retired Goddard Public Schools 3rd grade teacher of 39 years. 

Services will be held Thursday, July 29, 11:00 a.m. at Lamb Funeral Home, 120 S. Main, Whitewater, KS. Memorial is to the Clark Davidson Elementary School Library in care of the Goddard Education Foundation 201 S. Main St., Goddard, KS 67052. Please sign her online guest book and leave a memory of Miriam at

The Goddard Education Foundation is honored to receive contributions in memory of Miriam McLain. Click here to contribute to the Goddard Education Foundation in honor of her life and legacy in Goddard America: Donation Link HERE Other contributions can be mailed to Goddard Education Foundation, 201 S. Main St., Goddard, KS 67052.


Click the graphic below to learn more about the fantastic events that will be hosted this fall for the USD 265 Family!

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Every great journey begins with the first step.

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As a donor of Goddard Education Foundation, you’re more than a traveling companion. You’re a supportive partner who expands educational opportunities for all who blaze a trail through USD 265. The destination will be different for each, but the goal is the same: become educated for lifelong success. Join the journey today.

Please contact Dane Baxa, Executive Director of the Goddard Education Foundation at 785-577-5817 or if you have any questions, and on behalf of the Goddard Education Foundation, thank you again for joining us on this incredible journey to educate 6,000 students for lifelong success!

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That first small step of a Goddard Public Schools student stands as a bold commitment to learn, to grow, and to expand their mind. They engage in educational experiences, forging ahead along the path of learning as they shape their future.

Please follow along and share social media posts from the Goddard Education Foundation Facebook and Twitter pages for more alumni announcements, event information, and ways you can engage in Goddard Public Schools.

“The mission of the Goddard Education Foundation (GEF) is to provide resources designed to enrich educational opportunities to the students of USD 265 through an independent nonprofit community-based organization.”


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