TOPEKA, Kan. - In accordance with a memo and ballot mailed May 3, 2017, the voting on two proposals to reclassify KSHSAA member schools has now been completed. For the proposal to reclassify member schools in classes 4A, 3A, 2A and 1A in football, 215 schools voted in favor and 73 schools voted in opposition. For the proposal to reclassify member schools in all activities except football, 207 schools voted in favor and 145 schools voted in opposition. 

 Based on 288 member schools, the proposal to reclassify member schools in football classes 4A, 3A, 2A and 1A needed 145 votes to pass.  That requirement has been met and the proposal has been adopted. Accordingly, the change to Classification of Senior High Schools Rule 5, Section 2, Article 1, and the change to Football (Boys) Rule 35, Section 2, Article 3 approved by the Board of Directors in April by a vote of 56-11, will become effective with the September 2017 football classifications, for competition in the 2018-19 football cycle.

 Based on 352 member schools, the proposal to reclassify member schools in all activities except football needed 177 votes to pass. That requirement has been met and the proposal has been adopted. Accordingly, the change to Classification of Senior High Schools Rule 5, Section 2, Article 1, approved by the Board of Directors in April by a vote of 52-15, will become effective with the September 2018 classifications, for competition in the 2018-19 school year.