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In observance of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, there will be No School on January 16th.

 
 

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January 2017 Superintendent Newsletter

January 1, 2017 Dear USD #416 Wildcat Family, Happy New Year! I sincerely hope the 2017 year brings many great and exciting things to each student in our district. There will be challenges along the way, but I know with your positive partnership with our school staff, we can make it through the year! I hope each family had a wonderful holiday break. Family time is so important to each of us! Our 2nd semester resumes on . . .

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VISION Screening - January

REMINDER that 2016-17 Vision Screenings for Kindergarten, 1 st , 2 nd , 3 rd , 5 th , 7 th , 9 th  and 11 th  grades will be held  January 17-20, 2017 .  Parents must provide  WRITTEN  notice to OPT OUT.      Tuesday January 17, 2017 Rockville:   K, 1 st,  2 nd            Wednesday January . . .

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2017-2018 School Calendar Approved

At the December 12, 2016 board of education meeting, the 2017-2018 calendar was approved.  Spring Break follows what the Kansas Board of Regents (KU, KSU, PSU, etc.) follow.   2017-2018 School Calendar Approved

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Inclement Weather Procedures

Inclement Weather Procedures: As we all know, winter weather in Kansas is never predictable! It is inevitable that we will be having some winter weather in the next few months. Please know that the school district staff, along with the manager of our bus company, takes the responsibility for determining the closing of school very seriously. Student safety is our number one priority. The roads are driven very early in the morning to . . .

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LHS Band Selected to March in the January 1, 2018 Tournament of Roses Parade!

The Louisburg High School Band, under the direction of John Cisetti, was recently selected to march in the  January 1, 2018  Tournament of Roses Parade.  This parade will be held in Pasadena, California.  The band is the first Kansas band to be chosen in over 20 years!  Many bands apply, but few are selected.  This is a great honor for our students and community.   Here are links to our . . .

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Attendance - Critical to Student Success

Preventing Missed Opportunity

To clarify the following attendance terms... Average Daily Attendance – The % of enrolled students who attend school each day.  It can be used in some states for allocating funding. Truancy – refers only to unexcused absences. It signals the potential need for legal intervention under state compulsory education laws. Chronic Absence – missing 10% or more of school for any reason . . .

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Common Illnesses in Schools

- and how parents can help...

Dear Parents/Guardians, The start of new school year brings close contact with one another and illnesses are easily spread.  We are already seeing common illness in the schools and so, wanted to review some information.  Fever is an important symptom; when it occurs along with sore throat, an earache, nausea, listlessness or a rash, your child may be carrying something very contagious. Children with a fever of . . .

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