BOE Approves All Day Kindergarten at Every Elementary School
Kindergarten students in Haysville Schools will attend class all day next school year. The Board of Education voted in February to extend the current half-day program to all day. Currently, we have two schools that offer a fee-supported All Day program, which has been a success. Beginning 2014-2015 school year, the district will fund the All Day program for all Kindergarten students.
Dinner and a Concert
13th Annual Campus High School Band Dinner Concert and Silent Auction will be held at Nelson Elementary School on Saturday, March 8, from 4-6 PM. Dinner is lasagna, salad, bread stick, dessert, and drink. Adult tickets are $7, Senior citizens (55 & up) and children (12 & under) are $5. Tickets are available from any band member and at the door.
Schedule: 4 PM - Jazz 1, 4:30 PM - Jazz 2, 5 PM - Symphonic Band, 5:30 PM - Wind Ensemble
District Fine Arts Festival - March 27 & 28
The public is invited to attend the District Fine Arts Fair. Student art projects will be on display from students across the district. Music and drama performances are also scheduled during the Festival. The hours are Thursday, from 5-8 PM and Friday, from 8 AM - 3 PM. Come support the talents of our students.
CHS Mane Stage Production
George Washington Slept Here will be performed by CHS Mane Stage Production, Friday, March 7, at 7:00 PM in the CHS Auditorium.
Math Family Night by Exploration Place - March 10
Math Has Never Been So Sweet! Come to the Math Family Night by Exploration Place, Monday, March 10, from 5:00 - 7:00 PM at the Haysville Middle School Multi-Purpose Room. Fun FREE games and activities for grades (k-8) and families. Concessions will be available for purchase. For questions or more information contact Linda Long, 316-554-2251 ext. #1409. See flyer
CHS Orchestra Concert with Mark Wood - March 31 & April 1
The Campus High School Orchestra is performing a Rock concert with electric violinist and former member of the Trans-Siberian Orchestra, Mark Wood. This is an orchestra concert like you have never experienced before! There will be two performances, March 31 & April 1 at 7:30 PM in the CHS Auditorium. Tickets are on sale now for $10 from any CHS orchestra member, or call Campus High School Orchestra Director, Jeremy Samuel for more information. There will be 90 minutes of music, followed by a meet and greet with Mark and the rest of the band. Members of the CHS choirs and 8th grade orchestra students from HMS and HWMS will be special guests of this amazing performance. Merchandise from the show will be available for purchase before and after the concert.
USD 261 Boundary Changes for 2014-15 School Year
In order to address capacity issues at Ruth Clark Elementary and Haysville West Middle School, Haysville USD 261 is modifying the in-district school boundaries. These changes will affect the following schools:
Ruth Clark Elementary
Haysville Middle School
Haysville West Middle School
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Campus High School Receives Honor
CHS has been recognized as an "Exemplary Improving" National Blue Ribbon School. On September 24, US Secretary of Education Anne Duncan recognized 286 schools as the 2013 cohort of National Blue Ribbon Schools, based on their overall academic excellence or their progress in improving student academic achievement. "This is a great accomplishment for our school, the school district and the entire Haysville community," said Myron Regier, CHS Principal. "Our staff and students worked very hard to achieve this award by making learning a priority every day. We have great people and it is wonderful to see them recognized for all their hard work." read more...
Kansas Honor Scholars
The Kansas University Alumni Association’s Kansas Honor Program recently recognized 32 Campus High
School seniors as Kansas Honor Scholars for the 2013- 2014 school year at a ceremony at Andale High School.
CHS students honored were: (front row) Gabrielle Griffie; Sydney Davis; Jessica Cowell; Savannah Cardinale;
Susan E. Burke; Christian Wilson; Logan Ayer; and Christian Amposta; (middle row) Austin Hendrickson; Devon
Rogers; Nicole Russell; Merrie Shaver; Chad Vaught; Connor Garrison; Robert Youel; and Darren Reeves;
(back row) Brianna Bosley; Ciara Hoover; Lucas Payant; Brianna Newport; Thomas Miller; Cera Magana; Jordan
Keck; Allondra Johnson; and Allison Francis. Not present: Dakota Dugan; Matthew Johnson; Kelsey Kendall;
Aja Molinar; Anh Tran; Jamie Welch; and Kimberly Widener.
Early Childhood Program has Openings for 4 year Olds
Haysville School's Early Childhood Program is seeking students. We have PreK openings for children who will be 4 years old by August 31. These openings are funded by a state grant, so there are specific grant qualifications. To find out if your child qualifies and to get pre-registered, please call the Early Childhood Office at 554-2233.
Campus High School Offers International Baccalaureate Diploma Program
Campus High School offers the prestigious International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma Program and will begin its second year in the fall of 2014. Any student from throughout the surrounding area who want to a challenging and rewarding opportunity is eligible to apply to the program. International Baccalaureate schools offer an integrated approach to college preparation that includes not only challenging coursework, but also develops a global perspective and awareness that will be critical to the success of students as they prepare for the changing and emerging careers of this century. Families of incoming or current students who would like to explore the diploma program are encouraged to contact Assistant Principal Joe Sailors at email@example.com or Gifted Coordinator Caylene Burns at firstname.lastname@example.org. Additionally, please visit the Diploma Program page on the IB website at http://www.ibo.org/diploma. Out of district students are encouraged to apply for the International Baccalaureate Diploma program and will be accepted based on space available and academic history.
HOPE is Here!
HOPE is an afterschool program made possible through a Kansas 21st Century Community Learning Center Grant. Haysville USD 261, in partnership with the Haysville Recreation Department brings this great opportunity for your Kindergarten through 5th grade child to attend an Afterschool program. The program will begin Monday, August 20 and continue through the school year. It will meet Monday - Friday, directly after school until 6:00 PM. The cost is $60 a month. Please register early for this program, as space is limited. See the links below for additional information.
Applying for Child Nutrition Program?
Download an application here or complete an application at Food Services. Applications must be submitted to the Food Service Office at 132 Stewart in Haysville.
PAT Offers Services for Community Families
Parents As Teachers is a program for infants and toddlers of families in the USD 261 district. PAT is a free program that gives information and opportunities you can use to help your child develop social, intellectual, motor and language skills. To learn more about the program call 316-554-2303 or visit their webpage at www.usd261.com/PAT.
Be a Youthfriends Mentor
YouthFriends volunteers prove that ordinary people can do extraordinary things. By spending time with students in schools. USD 261 has mentoring opportunities for you, learn more...
SchoolReach, Our Communication Tool
USD 261 is utilizing SchoolReach to notify parents of news and announcements by telephone and email. This system gives us the ability to call thousands of numbers in a matter of seconds. You will receive a call from SchoolReach if school is cancelled for any reason and to notify you of school announcements. Some of the schools are using the program to make absentee calls. We want all families to be notified when necessary, therefore please notify your child's school when your telephone number or email address changes. Our system will call the home telephone number on file, if you do not have a home number, we will use the primary guardian's cell phone number. Please notify the office if you prefer to be called at another number, but only one per child.
Notice of Nondiscrimination
The School District does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, sex, disability, or military status, in admission or access to, or treatment or employment in its programs and activities. Any person having inquiries concerning Haysville Public School's compliance with the regulations implementing Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (Title VI), Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 (Section 504), or Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA), may contact the Assistant Superintendent for Personnel, Dr. Michael Clagg, 1745 W. Grand, Haysville, KS 67060, 316-554-2200.