USD 509 NEWS
JH VOLLEY BALL
Junior high girls playing volleyball, we will join with the high schoolers for conditioning next week 3rd-7th from 6:30- 8 ! Coach Dani Continue
Juniors and Seniors
Are you wanting to take College Algebra and/or Comp 1/2 have you the pre-requsite ACT / Compass test? Not sure? Call Mrs Archer or Mr Carpenter, we have time for you to take the Compass before College classes start! Continue
HS Volleyball conditioning
High School Volleyball conditioning in the mornings starting Aug 3-7, Aug 10 - 14th. From 6:30 am to 8:00am. Continue
Board of Education to Hold Three Special Board Meetings
The Board of Education will be holding three special BOE meetings during the months of July and August.
The second special board meeting will be held July 29 at 6:30 PM in the district office. This will be a visioning and goal setting session l... Continue
Football Camp / Practice July 27 to July 30th 6pm till 9pm. Coach Wolf looks forward to seeing you all there! Continue
Here is the school supply list for 2015-16.
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.
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.
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
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!
Special Education start of school
Classes begin for USD 509 students receiving Special Education Services from Interlocal 619 in Belle Plaine on Thursday, August 13th and in Wellington on Tuesday, August 18th. Transportation details will be communicated to parents in writing or by phone call.
Hallways from the district office door around past the cafeteria and into the elementary wing are closed until July 30th for cleaning.
Hallway from band room to Ag exit is closed until August 3rd.
2015-2016 Student Enrollment Dates
To accommodate family work schedules, two enrollment dates and times have been provided. If you are unable to enroll your student(s) at the provided dates or times, please call the school before the scheduled enrollment dates to make other arrangements. This should enable families to enroll all of their students at one time. Enrollment will be held in the South Gym.
Tables will be set up in order for the necessary forms to be filled out. Fees will need to be paid at this time.
3rd-12th grade students wanting to enroll in virtual school need to enroll with Mrs. Archer or Mr. Carpenter regardless of grade level.
At the time of enrollment, fees will need to be paid as well as immunization and emergency cards updated. Also, grades 9 through 12 will vote for Miss South Haven.
All Preschool through 12th Grade students and parents will need to complete forms with Nurse Jordan. Forms will include: Medication, Health Update, Dental Screening, and ImPACT Testing Consent Forms
At enrollment, all pre-school, kindergarten, and students new to the district need to provide the district with copies of each students: social security card, birth certificate, and immunization records.
Monday, August 3 -- 9:00 am-3:00 pm
Tuesday, August 4 -- 1:00 pm-8:00 pm
**Enrollment Forms MUST be the form provided by South Haven Schools
and MUST be signed by the parent/guardian.**
We request that you fill out an Emergency Information form for each student. This form will become a permanent part of the student file and will be used as a reference during any illness or accident which may occur while your child is in the school setting. It is a state requirement is for parents to sign this form. Please be sure to list any allergies such as bee stings or other insect bites as well as drug or food allergies, their type of reaction and how to treat them.
It is important that we have an updated email account listed on your student(s) enrollment form. Please make sure your email address is a current email address that is checked often.
ALL paid and unpaid Fee Schedules are to be left with Carla. If you need a copy, copies can be made. Please do not take these forms with you. Thank you!
To speed up the enrollment process, the following forms can be printed from this site, completed by a parent or guardian, and returned to the school at enrollment. On forms containing more than one student name and grade level line, families with more than one student may complete one form for all students in the family. Forms with only one student name and grade level line need to be filled out for each student.
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Student Physicals Required
All students in grades 6-12 who plan to participate in any sport or cheerleading must have their physical forms completed and signed by a healthcare provider with the credentials of MD, DO, DC, PA-C, or APRN AND a parent or guardian on or before the first day of practice in order to participate. In addition to the physical form, students and parents must complete a KSHSAA Recommended Concussion & Head Injury Information Release Form. Students may pick up these forms in the high school office if they desire to use their personal family physician or clinic. Copies or other forms will not be accepted. These forms can also be found on the school website. Only approved forms will be accepted for participation. Athletes must have a completed current physical on file with the athletic director before the athlete can practice in the sport of choice.
Friday, August 7, 2015 - 7:30 am departure for Physicals. BE ON TIME! Students wanting to travel to/from the physicals by school bus, must have completed enrollment for the 2015-16 school year and agreed to abide by all school policies. The front page of the form will need to be completed by a parent or guardian before departing on the bus. Cost is $20.00.
ImPACT Testing with Nurse Jordan August 11
ImPACT Testing Schedule--
Elementary Open House / Community Hamburger and Watermelon Feed
Elementary teachers (K-5) will be holding an open house on Tuesday, August 25 from 5:30-6:30 pm. This is an opportunity for elementary students and their parents to meet their new teachers and drop off supplies.
At 6:30 pm there will be a community hamburger and watermelon feed in the school circle drive.
The first day of school is scheduled for Thursday, August 27, 2015. 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.
6-12 Grade Attendance / Early Dismissal
Concerning 6-12 grade attendance and early dismissal: If your student is absent from school for any reason, a phone call, note from a parent or guardian, or an email 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, a primary contact person 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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District Budget Information
Click here for budget information for USD 509 for the 2014-15 school year.
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.
You can bring labels in during enrollment. 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!
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