Winter Break is a much needed time off from homework, sitting at your desk, and school in general. But after a short while it is easy to get bored if you don't have any activities planned. Don't be bored on your Winter Break, there are plenty of activities to keep you busy. Below is a link to just one of the sites listing fun activities for kids to do during Winter Break. See list.
Haysville students will return to school on Wednesday, January 7th. This will begin our second semester of the school year. For High School and Middle School students, this may mean your class schedule will be changing. Check the latest newsletter from your school for information on receiving your second semester schedule.
Students in the AVID program created the following presentation:
Bullying can affect you in many ways. You may lose sleep or feel sick. You may want to skip school. You may even be thinking about suicide. If you are feeling hopeless or helpless or know someone that is, please call the LIFELINE at 1-800-273-TALK (8255).
The U.S. Departments of Education and Health and Human Services has a great website with many resources on bullying. Visit www.StopBullying.gov.
Parents Can Help Prevent Bullying - You don't want your child to be bullied ... or be a bully.
These tips can help:
How to prevent bullying behavior:
To read this article and other great parenting advice go to SchoolFamily.com.
Are you being harassed, humiliated, embarrassed, threatened, or tormented through digital technology? Be aware that cyberbullying is happening and there are resources to help. Learn more about cyberbullying.
Haysville USD 261 offers athletics for students 7th grade and above. Students must meet academic eligibility requirements and pass a yearly medical physical documented on the Kansas State High School Athletics Association (KSHSAA) Physical Form in order to participate.
Have a friend or classmate that is making bad choices in life or abusing drugs or alcohol? Please call or text the Haysville School District Help A Friend Line at 316-207-0650 with the student's name, school , and brief description of the problem. We want your friend or classmate's name, but we don't want your name. The Help a Friend Line is a great way to help another student to get on the right path. Your message will be forwarded to the counselors at the appropriate school.
The Help A Friend Line is available during business hours (8 AM to 4:30 PM) Monday through Friday when the District Schools are in session. In Emergency situations, please call 911.
After hours resources are listed below:
Comcare Crisis/Suicide Prevention Hotline: 660-7500 www.sedgwickcounty.org
Hope Line Network: 1-800-SUICIDE (1-800-784-2433) www.yellowribbon.org
National Suicide Prevention Life Line: 1-800-273-TALK (1-800-273-8255)
United Way Information Line: Dial 211 (toll free statewide) www.211kansas.org
Visit this dynamic website http://www.amathsdictionaryforkids.com. An animated, interactive dictionary for students which explains over 600 common mathematical terms in simple language.
The step from elementary to middle school can be a big one, but these tips will help ease the transition for both parents and children. Read more....
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.