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BoxTops need to be submitted next week, so send what you have collected now.  Thanks!


Parents are cordially invited to eat lunch with their student(s) on Monday, November 21, which is our Thanksgiving meal. Reservations must be made by November 14. Cost will be $5.00 per adult meal. You may make your reservation by calling Joy in the school office at 620-892-5215 x 2.


South Haven School is sponsoring a Youth Mental Health First Aid course on Monday, January 16, from 8-3:30. This course is designed to teach parents and school staff how to help an adolescent (age 12-18) who is experiencing a mental health or addictions challenge or who is in crisis. Ten spots have been reserved for interested parents or community members. Parents are invited to learn more about this course and register if interested by using the attached materials.  


Rose Hill High School, 710 South Rose Hill Rd, Rose Hill KS 67133 is hosting an annual event they call,  “GET TROMBONAFIDE” on Saturday, Nov. 19th from 8:30am to 4:30 pm.   A professional clinician named Denny Brunk, who was born and raised in Kansas and now lives and works in Los Angeles California, will be the clinician that day.  This activity is just as useful for beginning trombone players as it is more advanced players. Mr. Ruhlen will be sending home a letter this week concerning this clinic. Be watching for it. 


South Haven Schools will host the annual Veteran's Day Program in the north gym on Friday, November 11, at 10:00 AM. Veterans in the community are invited to be our honored guests for the program and for lunch afterward. Veterans of our community are listed in the program. If you know of veterans who need to be added to the list, or of veterans who should be designated as deceased in the program, please let Joy in the school office know by calling 620-892-5215 x 2 before Wednesday, November 9. 


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!

Contact Your State Legislator

Representative Kasha Kelley
Kansas House Dist. 79
PO Box 1111
Arkansas City, KS 67005
Kansas State Capitol
300 SW 10th Ave, 
Room 459-W
Topeka, KS 66612
Phone: 785-296-7671

Senator Steve Abrams
Kansas Senate District 32
6964 252nd Road
Arkansas City, KS 67005
620-442-8619 or 620-442-8804
Kansas State Capitol
300 SW 10th Ave
Room 224-E
Topeka, KS 66612


Don't Let the Bedbugs Bite!


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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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USD 509 does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability or age in its programs and activities. 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.

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.

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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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Parents Online/Students Online

To sign up for Parents Online, please call Carla 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!

Questions About the Website? Email:

Webmaster, USD 509
District Staff