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On Sunday, March 26, After Prom will be serving lunch at the Community Building.  Make a donation and get filled with Chicken and Noodles or Mexican food.


The school playground is being renovated over spring break. Please do not send your children to the playground to play this week. (March 20-26). Thank you for helping us get the work done on the playground.. 


Spring Break @ the Cosmosphere

March 17- April 1

Don't miss Spring Break at the Cosmosphere!


The Cosmosphere will be holding free engineering themed activities for children of all ages during Spring Break. 


From scavenger hunts through our world-famous museum to learning how to program robots and taking a behind-the-scenes tour of the Cosmosphere camp area, visitors will get an opportunity to participate in hands-on science while having lots of fun.


A complete list of daily activities will be available online at the Cosmosphere website http:\\cosmo.org


Through a cooperative effort between Sumner County Interlocal 619, Futures Unlimited, and USD 509,  free developmental screening for children ages birth through age 5 will be held at South Haven School on Friday, April 7, from 8 AM to noon. For more information, please see the attached flyer. Parents wishing their child(ren) screened should call the school office at 620-892-5215x1 to schedule an appointment.


Attendance Policy

If your student is absent from school for any reason, a phone call or note from a parent or guardian is required for the absence to be an excused absence.  If your student needs to leave school early and will be driving themselves OR be picked up by someone other than a parent or guardian, you will need to call the school in advance for the student to leave early with that person.

If you have any questions, please call the high school office at 620-892-5215 X2.


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School Hours

School will begin at 8:00 a.m. and will dismiss at 3:40 p.m. each day.  Parents...please DO NOT send your children to school before 7:45 a.m.  Students will not be supervised except from 7:45 a.m. until 4:00 p.m. when teachers will be on duty.

View Family Meal Accounts Online

PARENTS--You may now access your student(s) meal account online or by using an iPhone.  This is a view only program.   Parents will be able to use this program or app to view your family meal transactions and balance.  The documents below explain the registration process.  If you choose to use this program or app, you will need to call Joy in the  school office to receive the Patron ID of your student(s).  Phone Number:  620-892-5215 X2

EZSchoolPay Registration

EZSchoolPay How To Guide

Contribute your photos to the Year book via Replayit.com

We know there are lots of photographers out in the community who snap great shots of our kids in action. With Replayit.com you can upload photos and videos that Jostens team will screen for appropriateness and then the Year book team will be able to access them and decide if to include them in the printed publication.

Sign up at Replayit.com or download the App!

Parents Online/Students Online

To sign up for Parents Online, please call Joy in the High School Office at 620-892-5215 X2.  Parents Online and Students Online is a web tool designed for parents and students to access student information online.  Information included is:  Attendance, Behavior, Calendar, Fees, Grade Card, Immunizations, Personal, Progress Reports, Schedule, Transcript, and Community Service.

Update Your Email Address

Parents--Please make sure you have an updated, active email address on file in the high school office.  This will ensure that you receive correspondence with staff members.  Thank you!

Contact Your State Legislator

Representative Anita Judd-Jenkins

80th District Kansas House

Room 166_W

Kansas State Capitol

300 SW 10th Street

Topeka, KS 66612

PH: 785 296-7671

Email: Anita.Judd-Jenkins@house.ks.gov




225 N. "C" Street
Arkansas City, KS 67005
Phone: 620-442-8375


Senator Larry Alley

32nd District Kansas Senate

Room 541-E

Kansas State Capitol

300 SW 10th Street

Topeka, KS 66612

PH:  785-296-7381
Email: Larry.Alley@senate.ks.gov




517 Quail Nest Road
Winfield, KS 67156
Phone: 620-221-0035

South Haven School Playground is CLOSED March 20-26 for Renovation

Support After Prom

Your choice of Chicken and Noodles or Mexican food for lunch on Sunday at the Community Building.  Your donation will support After Prom.

Congrats, Braydyn

Braydyn was selected to the Wichita Eagle's Honorable Mention Basketball Team.  To see all selections, click here.

FFA Chapter Celebrates 2017 FFA Banquet

Picture of FFA members attending the banquet

Photo Courtesy of Julie Wolf

The South Haven FFA Chapter celebrated their chapter banquet on Friday, March 17, in the south gym. A delicious dinner of pork chops, green beans, cheesy potatoes, rolls, ...more

Picture of the Week - Gearing Up for a Super Season

Picture of the Week - Gearing Up for a Super Season

Capture South Haven Photo Contest

Capture South Haven Photo Contest Information Sumner County Economic Development is holding a photo contest.We would like to invite the youth of our communities to submit a photograph that captures the unique spirit of each community.

Applicants ...more

School Year Calendar

District Budget Information

USD 509 Board of Education approved the budget for South Haven Schools on August 22, 2016. The documents concerning the USD 509 budget may be accessed by clicking on the links below. 

2016-17 Form 151

2016-17 Notice of Hearing (Code 99)

2016-17 Budget at a Glance

2016-17 Budget Summary Short Form

2016-17 Budget Summary 

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South Haven USD 509 does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability or age in its programs and activities, and provides equal access to the Boy Scouts, Girl Scouts, and other designated youth groups. The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies: Superintendent, 229 S Kickapoo, PO Box 229, South Haven KS 67140, or call 620-892-5215 x 1.

Join the Fun!

This week's puzzle:  How far can a bear run into the woods?


A winner will be randomly chosen from all the correct answers to receive a prize. Please email melindabyers@usd509.org to join the fun.  Also, please put PUZZLE in the subject line.  All students and community are welcome to participate!  Good luck!


Last week's puzzle: If you flip a coin and get heads four times in a row, what is the probability you will get heads the fifth time? 

Last week's puzzle answer:  The probability is still 1/2, no matter how many times you flip it.

Last week's winner:  Logan Pittman (Come see Mrs. Byers for your prize.)




South Haven USD 509 is partnering with Sumner County Mental Health Services to provide mental health services onsite to eligible children through a System of Care grant. This collaboration allows students, teachers, and families to work together in both the classroom and the community. It also provides convenient access for students and their families who otherwise might not seek treatment. For more information about about the services, go to the "From Mrs. Stroman" page under the District tab of the website.

1356617196316_w235.jpgTo report bullying or harassment, click HEREYou do not have to give your name. You may also use the Bullying Tip Line on the South Haven Schools mobile app.

South Haven Weather

Thanks for the BoxTops. Keep them coming!

You can bring labels in any time this school year.  Also, if you run across other things to help our school or community, let me know! You will find a complete list of what can be turned in under the Parents and Staff tab on the website.  Thanks for your help! Mrs Byers


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