Getting Ready for the 2017-18 School Year

Enrollment 2016

Current Students

A District-wide enrollment period takes place during the month of July each year as it is necessary for our student records to be updated with current demographics and permission forms, along with collecting the yearly enrollment fees.

For your convenience, Haysville Schools has Online Enrollment, which allows you to complete the enrollment process in the comforts of your own home. All returning and pre-registered students will enroll online. Watch for enrollment instructions to arrive in your mailbox at the end of June. The enrollment window is July 10 - 28, 2017. Fees may be paid online or returned by mail or in person to the Administration Office. Any outstanding fees must be paid prior to enrollment.

An Enrollment Station will be open at the Administration Building, July 10 - August 4, Monday through Thursday, closed on Friday, The hours are 7:00 AM - 4:30 PM.

No computer or internet access at home? No problem…computers and printers are available for enrollment at these public locations:

USD 261 Administration Building
1745 W. Grand

Haysville Community Library
210 S. Hays

Families New To The District

Our goal is to make your transition into Haysville Schools a positive experience! We have friendly staff waiting to assist you with your transition into Haysville Schools. Beginning July 10th, an Enrollment Station will be open at our District Office, 1745 W Grand, Haysville for you to complete the paperwork needed for the start of school. You will be asked to provide proof of residency (e.g. rental agreement or a utility bill showing current address), immunization documentation, names/phone numbers/addresses for healthcare and emergency contacts, and previous school information when you enroll your child. If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to contact the District office at 316-554-2200. After August 6th, families can complete enrollment at the school buildings.

First Day of School

6th Grade: Thursday, August 17
7th and 8th Grades: Friday, August 18

Due to road construction, when coming to HWMS you will need to enter on the north side via the Prairie Elementary Drive off of Meridian. Follow the drive to the south side of the school to the main parking lot. In addition, due to the main office remodel, the office is temporarily located in the Media Center. Please enter Door #22, located just east of the Media Center.

First Day of School

Students are required to have their ID cards for lunch and Media Center purposes. There is a $5 fee to replace an ID card during the school year. Students are REQUIRED to get their ID picture taken at HWMS before the school year starts on one of the following dates: (closed for lunch and on Fridays).

Monday, July 17th through Thursday, July 27th from 7:00am—4:00pm

You're Invited to Open House on August 24th

HWMS will be hosting Open House for all of it’s students and their families on Thurs., Aug. 24th from 5:30-6:30pm. This is a great time to meet your child’s/children’s teachers and tour the facilities. Gorilla Gear will be available to purchase at this time

Exciting Improvements Are Happening At HWMS!

Watch the drone video of all the construction around our district!

Summer Student Opportunities

Check out the list of Summer Opportunities for Haysville kids.

Capturing Kids Hearts

After researching programs used by some of the nation’s most successful schools, Haysville USD 261 leaders chose to join hands with the Flippen Group to bring Capturing Kids’ Hearts to its district. Five years ago, Haysville USD 261 began an initiative to transform it’s schools into emotionally safe and relationally connected places for students, staff and parents to come alive with a love for learning. “Capturing Kids’ Hearts provides us with an intentional set of tools to build connections among staff and students. We are excited to have four of our schools nominated as Capturing Kids’ Hearts Showcase Schools,” said Teresa Tosh, Assistant Superintendent Of Learning Services. “I am so proud of all of the hard work that happens throughout our district. To have that celebrated by CKH truly validates their efforts and work through this process. ”District schools nominated for the honor were Haysville West Middle School, Freeman Elementary School, Nelson Elementary School and Ruth Clark Elementary. Over the next several months, a Flippen Group site team will visit Haysville’s four nominated schools to observe and experience for themselves the remarkable impact taking place. Capturing Kids’ Hearts campuses across the country are considered for this award based on the following criteria: 1) nomination based on observation, 2) level of implementation of Capturing Kids’ Hearts processes by all staff as measured by online surveys, and 3) data demonstrating that Capturing Kids’ Hearts has made a significant improvement in attendance discipline, climate/culture, or academics. Haysville West Middle School Principal Ildo Martins - “Capturing Kids’ Hearts has transformed HWMS. Greeting students with a handshake, and establishing Social Contracts that guide positive behavior have moved HWMS from Good to Great!” Representatives of the Flippen group visited HWMS on Tues., Feb. 7th for their site visit; they spent the day observing classroom instruction, walking the halls, and visiting with HWMS students and staff members. HWMS submitted a short video portraying the implementation of CKH tools as part of the process, you can find it posted on our Facebook and Twitter. At this point we are anxiously awaiting to hear if HWMS will receive the recognition of being a Capturing Kids Hearts National Showcase School award winner!

Safety is our first Priority!

We are asking for your help. There have been several close calls in the parking lot where students/staff and patrons have almost been hit by cars. Please DO NOT park in the driving lanes before or after school, even if you are sitting in your car. The driving lanes have been totally blocked due to drivers parked three cars wide and parking the wrong direction on both sides of the driving lane. The only time you should be in our driving lanes is if you are entering or leaving the HWMS premises. When you are waiting for your child please park in a marked parking stall in the lot. If we ALL follow these procedures, traffic will flow in an orderly fashion and more importantly we will keep our kids safe in the parking lot.

Students Transfers to HWMS for 2017-18 School Year

If your child is currently attending HWMS on a Special Transfer, and you would like for them to attend HWMS next year, you will need to fill out a request form for next year. This form needs to be turned into the main office no later than Thurs., March 30th to be considered. Transfer requests will not be accepted after March 30th. Transfer requests for students must be renewed on a yearly basis. Families with more than one student need to submit an application for each student; siblings will be approved on an individual basis. Transfer requests are not guaranteed and the following criteria is taken into consideration; class size, academic standings, discipline and attendance. Student’s schedules may vary depending on class availability. Parents must provide transportation for any students requesting a transfer. Applicants will be notified prior to the end of the current school year to the status of their child’s request.

Parents, don't let your child run out of lunch money. My School Bucks is an online program to deposit money into your child's meal account. Create an account at www.myschoolbucks.com. This program has replaced mylunchmoney.com.

To ensure the safety of our students all parent volunteers must fill out a district volunteer application. All perspective volunteers will be subject to a background check and may be interviewed by the building principal.

MARCO’S PIZZA COUPONS– Available in the main office. The cost of the coupon is $10 for $150 in discounts. All proceeds go directly to HWMS. See SAMPLE coupon attached.

BOX TOPS 4 EDUCATION- Students can dropBox Tops Labels in the container provided in the front entrance by the main office. The school will receive a check to spend on student needs when they are redeemed.

RECYCLABLE CARTRIDGES- HWMS will Also recycle your inkjet cartridges, laser toner cartridges and cell phones. Just have your child drop them off in a plastic bag in the main office.

Kansas regulations now require that we provide all parents with notice of policies regarding Emergency Safety Interventions ("ESI''). The State of Kansas policy is available on our website and in our student handbooks. In addition, we will provide a copy of the policy at any time upon request.

Get Kansas policy here

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School Facts

Haysville West Middle School is one of two middle schools in Unified School District 261 - Haysville Public Schools. The school opened on August 13, 2008.

Student Enrollment: 512

Grade Levels: 6-8

Feeder Schools: Oatville and Prairie Elementary Schools

School Colors: Purple and Black

Mascot: Gorilla

Bell Schedule

1st Hour 7:35 - 8:24
2nd Hour 8:28 - 9:14
3rd Hour 9:18 - 10:04
4th Hour 10:08 - 10:54
5th Hour 10:58 - 12:22
6th Hour 12:26 - 1:12
7th Hour 1:16 - 2:02
8th Hour 2:07 - 2:50
Staff List

View Staff List for email addresses and teacher websites.

Administrators at Haysville West Middle School
L-R: Mr. Martins, Mrs. McMullin, Mr. Hamilton

HWMS Administrators

Ildo Martins, Principal
email: imartins@usd261.com

Nicki McMullin, Assistant Principal
email: nmcmulli@usd261.com

Ty Hamilton, Athletic Director
email: thamilton@usd261.com

Secretaries at Haysville West Middle School
L-R: Ms. Long, Mrs. Elliott, Mrs. Boes

HWMS Secretaries

Tammy Boes, Principal's Secretary
email: tboes@usd261.com

Cindy Elliott, Attendance Secretary
email: celliott@usd261.com

Misty Long, Athletics Secretary
email: mlong@usd261.com

Counselors at Haysville West Middle School
L-R: Mrs. Quinn, Mr. McDonald, Mrs. Wood, Ms. Kahmann

HWMS Counseling Department

Keven McDonald, Counselor
email: kmcdonald@usd261.com

Stacy Kahmann, Counselor
email: skahmann@usd261.com

Jessica Quinn, Psychologist
email: jquinn@usd261.com

Debbie Wood, Secretary
email: dwood@usd261.com