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The results of the regional track meet and the times of events at the state track meet to be held at WSU on May 27 and 28 are posted on the Athetics page under the Activities and Athletics tab.


Student Council Officers for the 2016-17 school year are:

Kendall Ray - President

Kayden Wolf - Vice President

Summer Moncivais - Secretary

Megan Giger - Treasurer


Congratulations to these students on their new offices!


The South Haven Township Library will have its 2016 summer reading program on July 8, 15, 22, and 29 from 10:00-10:30 AM. This program is for ages 3 and up. For more information concerning the reading program, please contact Beth Strickland.


Date and times have been changed for the Kindergarten Promotion and Elementary Awards Assembly. These will take place on May 20. Kindergarten Promotion will take place at 12:00 Noon, and the Elementary Awards Program will be held at 1:00 PM. School will be dismissed at regular time.


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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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.  Due to the cost, we are not utilizing the online payment features.  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 Carla in the high school office to receive the Patron ID of your student(s).  Phone Number:  620-892-5215 X2

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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.

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!

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.

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!

8th Grade Promotion Information


The eighth grade class of South Haven Schools will have promotion ceremonies on Wednesday, May 25, 2016, at 7:00 p.m. in the School Gymnasium.  Valedictorian of the eighth grade class is Rachel Turek, daughter of Tim & Jill Turek.  Macy Palmer, daughter of Josh & Carey Brown and Mark Palmer is the Salutatorian.  Honorary escorts from the seventh grade class are Sydney Bacon, Leah Bowlby, Jessica Brown, and Cooper Wolf.  Mrs. Sue Harris will play the processional and recessional.

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Congratulations, Class of 2016

Zachary Bacon Austin McLain Esther Rebold
Lillian Cook Alex Nicholson Jonnie Richards

Ethan Cully

Synthia Parker Trent Short
Philycity Gould Zach Pounds Paige Turek
Brianna Hibbard Chloie Ralls

Ciara Wiley

Nicholas Ingram Essence Ratzlaff  


New Tradition Begins at South Haven High School

Paige Alyse Turek named Kansas Governor’s Scholar


Paige Turek, senior at South Haven High School, has been named a 2016 Kansas Governor's Scholar. The 33rd Annual award program recognizes students with the top academic one percent of Kansas high school seniors. Scholars are selected from accredited public and private schools in the state.


“These high school seniors have shown dedication in their studies and a commitment to learning,” said Kansas Governor Sam Brownback. “We also should recognize their families, teachers, and mentors for helping theses outstanding students achieve their academic goals.” 


This program is coordinated for the Governor by the Confidence in Kansas Public Education Task Force. It is funded by donations from private sector businesses in Kansas. The Confidence in Kansas Public Education Task Force was formed 33 years ago to strengthen public confidence in education. Paige is the daughter of Tim and Jill Turek and is the valedictorian of the Class of 2016.

End of School Activities At South Haven Schools

Summer Food Lunch Program - Kids Eat Free!

South Haven Schools and Community Members are offering the Summer Food Lunch Program at the Community (Methodist) Church from 11am to 12 (noon)  Monday through Thursday, June 6th through August 4th


The SFLP is available AT NO COST to any child 0 - 18.  Children do not have to attend SH schools or live in the community, all are welcome if aged between 0 and 18.  Adults may also eat for $4 a meal.


Meals will be cooked by community members from our local churches. We are trying to get an idea of the number of meals to prepare, if you would be interested in this FREE LUNCH option please let Mrs Archer know.  By indicating you are interested you are not making a commitment to eat every day, we are just looking for an estimate on the number of meals we might serve.

Are You Registered to Vote?

By now, everyone is getting tired of all the political ads on television. Yet it is this very political process that determines who will be our elected leaders at both the state and national level. It is a right, and a responsibility, of every citizen in this country to determine through his or her vote at the ballot box. Are you registered to vote?  The information below is provided for those 18 and older to be able to register and to vote in the election cycle this year, and in future years.


How to Register to Vote


Registration Application and Necessary Proof of Identity


Advanced Voting

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District Budget Information

USD 509 Board of Education approved the budget for South Haven Schools on September 21, 2015. The documents concerning the USD 509 budget may be accessed by clicking on the links below. 

2015-16 Form 151 

2015-16 Notice of Budget Hearing (Code 99)

2015-16 Budget At A Glance

2015-16 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.

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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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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
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Topeka, KS 66612