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    Congratulations, Class of 2019


    Free Summer Science Program for Grades 2-6

    Students doing science

    Looking for something fun for students in grades 2-6 this summer? Then the summer science program sponsored by Exploration Place, the Franklin Institute, and GSK is for you. The program takes place on June 20 at South Haven School from 9 am to 2 pm. Students will bring their lunch and spend the day learning about the human body, exploring the heart, and using hands-on activities to learn how it all works. More information is found on From the Principal's Desk . Enroll your student on the Exploration Place website today. 

    Community rewards from Dillons

    South Haven Schools earned $214 dollars last quarter from Dillons Community Rewards.  If you are not enrolled, go to the Dillons Community Reward website and our school code is SL361 (or search for South Haven Schools).  Thanks for supporting our school!

    Keep collecting, boxtops, tyson, best choice and used cartridges and cell phones

    WOW! What an awesome response of labels and spinners given out.  I will have to collect names, because more spinners are on order, but not here yet!  Collect 15 labels and collect a prize!  See Melinda Byers for details.

    No more clipping on boxtops

    Scan Receipts for Boxtops

    Get the BTFE app on your phone, and then be ready for it to be updated in June. You will be able to scan your receipt and the money will go directly to our account. Look for the picture shown to get started. Thanks for collecting for our school!

    Finals Schedule for 5/21 and 5/22

    May 21

    8:00 - 9:51 2nd Hour Finals

    9:54 - 11:45 3rd Hour Finals (K-2 will have pe/music)

    11:49 - 12:19 Combined JH/HS Lunch

    12:19 - 2:10 7th Hour Finals (3-5 will remain with classroom teachers)

    2:14 - 3:40 5th Hour Make-Up testing (Students will report to their seminar unless they need to make up a final)

    May 22

    8:00 - 9:51 1st Hour Finals

    9:54 - 11:45 4th Hour Finals

    11:49 - 12:19 Combined JH/HS Lunch

    12:19 - 2:10 6th Hour Finals

    2:14 - 3:40 8th Hour Finals/Make-Up/Study Hall

    May 22 students in K-5 will remain with their classroom teacher the full day as there will be no specials that day

    Time to Sign Up for Driver's Ed

    All South Haven students who are 14 or older on or before June 3, 2019 are eligible to sign up for the Summer Driver's Education program offered by USD 509. At least 10 students must be signed up and have fees paid by Friday, May 20, 2019 in order to hold the program. Fee for the program is $185. Parents may sign their students up in the school office. Checks should be made payable to USD 509. 


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    School Board Elections

    USD 509 South Haven School has five school Board of Education positions that will be open and on the ballot in 2019. All positions on the school board are at-large positions. One position is a 2-year commitment. The other four seats are 4-year commitments. The filing deadline for these positions is noon on Monday, June 3, 2019.

    There are two ways to file as a candidate. The first way would be to pay a $20 filing fee to the county election officer in Sumner County. You may also become a candidate by filing a petition with the county election officer. The petition must contain the signatures of 50 registered voters of the school. Will you consider serving your school district as a board member?

    South Haven School Celebrates Law Day

    Deputy Sumner Co Attorney Elizabeth Oliver with K-2 students

    Deputy Sumner County Attorney Elizabeth Oliver and attorney Martin Peck presented programs to K-12 students in celebration of Law Day. You can read the full story on From the Principal's Desk. 




    In the Spotlight

    District Budget Information

    USD 509 Board of Education approved the budget for South Haven Schools on August 13, 2018. The documents concerning the USD 509 budget may be accessed on the links below.

    2018-19 Form 150

    2018-19 Notice of Hearing (Code 99)

    2018-19 Budget at a Glance

    2018-19 Budget Summary Short Form

    South Haven School Entrance

    Fast Facts



    Accreditation Status

    Fully Accredited

    District Assessed Valuation



    200 PreK-12

    District Area

    150 Sq Miles




    Out of District Students


    Board of Education