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December 2016 Superintendent Newsletter

December 1, 2016 Dear USD #416 Wildcat Family, In case your kids haven’t reminded you, we have 14 days of school until Winter Break! As I told you in my November newsletter, this time of year flies by! Please check the school calendars and announcements for upcoming events. I know my calendar is full of concerts, games and other fun district events. The last day of the semester is Tuesday, December 20th. School will be . . .

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BODY VENTURE is coming to Louisburg

December 7 and 8

An exciting exhibit is coming to Louisburg in December!  It will be available on Wednesday, December 7 to Broadmoor students and then on Thursday, December 8 to Rockville students . Body Venture  is a unique educational program designed to involve students in learning the skills and choices for a healthy lifestyle.  Children learn about the importance of good nutrition choices by walking through a . . .

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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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