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Broadmoor Students - Have Breakfast with Someone Grand!

November 17 - 21

November 12, 2014

Broadmoor Elementary School will be hosting its Book Fair, Nov. 17th - Nov. 21st. We are excited about hosting a fall event because it gives students an opportunity to find new and exciting books! All students will be given the . . . read more

Guys and Dolls

Louisburg High School proudly presents as its annual fall musical, Guys and Dolls .  Written by Abe Burrows, Jo Swerling and Frank Loesser, Guys and Dolls is a dance and song-filled masterpiece that will leave audiences of all . . . read more

Board of Education Member?

Local School Boards of Education play a valuable role in the educational success of our community.  The seven board members are community members who want to provide the best education for each student in Louisburg.  This year, the . . . read more

AntiBullying Week

10 Ways to Help Reduce Bullying in Schools   Have a Clear Definition of Bullying Remove Labels:  Address Behaviors Set Clear and Enforceable Rules and . . . read more

Planning for 3-year Technology Plan

In order to create a meaningful 3-year technology vision and plan for USD #416, it is important to include feedback from our parents, our staff and our students. If you wish to participate, please submit responses by October 13, 2014. . . . read more

The Royal LMS Scholastic Book Fair

September 29 - October 3, 2014

The LMS Library will be hosting a special Book Fair from Scholastic during the week of September 29 – October 3, 2014 .  This year’s theme is “Sir Readalot’s Castle:  Enter the Kingdom of . . . read more

Louisburg Heart Clinic Scheduled for October 11, 2014

- Appointment Needed for Free Screenings -

PAST RESULTS: Spring 2013:   Examined 39 kids and had one that required further testing from the findings. Spring 2012:  45 athletes were examined with only 3 minor incidental variants - all were safe to play. . . . read more

Student Safety

Every year we get different students walking or riding their bikes to school.  For many of them this is the first year to have this opportunity.  Throughout the city there are different safety mechanisms in place to help keep our . . . read more

Back to School Dates for 2014-2015

Attendance Hours Building      Start End    Rockville Elementary (K-2) 8:10 am 3:25 pm . . . read more

Soccer Team Reaches Goal

PANCAKE FEED benefited LHS Girls Soccer 2016   Wednesday ,   May 21   at Louisburg High School   5:30-7:00 pm ,  ALL proceeds benefit LHS girls soccer!    The . . . read more

New Administrators Announced for USD #416

Next school year, USD #416 will welcome two new administrators.   Dr. Brian Biermann, currently the assistant superintendent in Pittsburg, Kansas, will take over the superintendent position on July 1, . . . read more

School Nutrition Employee Week

Celebrate May 5-9, 2014

Let's all celebrate the folks who make our school days a little better and honor our school's lunch staff. Between preparing healthy meals for our students, adhering to strict nutrition standards, navigating student food allergies and . . . read more

April - Declared Financial Literacy Month

Governor Signs Proclamation Declaring April Financial Literacy Month TOPEKA, Kan.  – Governor Sam Brownback signed a proclamation on March 20, 2014 declaring the month of April as Kansas Financial Literacy Month. The . . . read more

2014 Louisburg Teachers of The Year

Congratulations to Louisburg's Kansas Teachers of the Year for this year: Mary Reno , Third Grade teacher at Broadmoor Elementary School, and Tiffany Musil , English teacher at the Louisburg Middle School.  They will . . . read more

MARCH - National Nutrition Month

Roller Coaster Dancing Beans DJ Race Car Rock Stars Video Game Eat Smart Play Hard Poster read more

April 1, 2014 LOB Election Details

Thank you for your support.  The LOB election passed favorably by 67%.       Vote April 1, 2014   Our Local Option Budget (LOB) is used for operating costs. It is . . . read more

Taste of Kansas Recipe Contest Winner!

Emily Brinkman from the Kansas Department of Education announced earlier this week that Karen Miller was one the winners of the “Taste of Kansas Recipe Contest". Karen is the head cook at Rockville . . . read more

Inclement Weather ****

Inclement Weather Procedures :   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 . . . read more

Kansas College & Career Ready Standards

The Louisburg School District switched to the Common Core State Standards in 2013  Forty-five states, including Kansas, plus the District of Columbia, and four territories have adopted the Common Core State Standards. In Kansas, the . . . read more

The TRUTH about our schools and Education

Public School and Economic Success

Louisburg - Heartbeat of our Community Protect Kansas Schools - We Need Your Help Setting the Record Straight on School Employees and Spending ESSENTIAL COMPONENTS for a Quality Education to prepare students to be well educated . . . read more

Digital Citizenship Week in Kansas

Week of October 21-25

Every day, our students are tested with each post, search chat, text message, file download and profile update. Do they connect with like minds or spill too much information? Do they behave creatively or borrow ideas recklessly? Do they . . . read more

Common Core Resources

What ARE Common Core State Standards???

What Common Core IS and What It Is Not                    National PTA website has created grade-by-grade parent guides that reflect the Common . . . read more

Check Out How Our READERS Are Doing...

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Louisburg USD 416 Long Range Planning

During the 2012-13 school year the Louisburg - USD 416 Board of Education embarked on a long range planning process for the school district that will provide guidance for the next 3-5 years. Nearly  100 community and staff members . . . read more

Bring Your Own Device (BYOD)

Introduction Why Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) in the Louisburg School District? The Louisburg School District believes that 21 st Century instruction is necessary for 21 st Century learning.  On May 13, 2013, Louisburg's . . . read more

2013 Louisburg Teacher of the Year Recipients

It is with great pleasure that we honor Ms. Karen Smith, Broadmoor Fifth Grade Teacher, and Dr. Larry Shirk, High School Physics Teacher, as our two Kansas Teacher of the Year recipients. They will participate in the regional banquet in . . . read more

New Accountability System for Kansas Schools

Schools in Kansas will be using a new accountability system.  Check out the following videos to learn more: A New Accountability System for Schools Understand the AMO for Reducing Non-Proficient . . . read more

Louisburg Superintendent recognized for outstanding service

For additional information, contact: Don Wells, KSSA Executive Director 620.872.5027 Cheryl Semmel, USA|Kansas Executive Director 785.224.1377 Wichita, Kansas - The Kansas School Superintendents’ . . . read more

2013-14 LHS Course Catalog


Table of Contents Letter from the Principal NEW Courses  IE1522 Principles of Engineering MA1775 College Algebra/Pre-Calc SA2500 Quest (Gifted IEP Students) Technology Requirement (Class of . . . read more

National School Counselor Week

Feb. 4–8, 2013

National School Counseling Week, sponsored by the American School Counselor Association (ASCA), will be celebrated from Feb. 4–8, 2013, to focus public attention on the unique contribution of professional school counselors within U.S. . . . read more

Health Partnership CLINIC

NEW - in Paola

Miami County/Paola now has a health clinic available called the Health Partnership Clinic.   It  is located in the recently renovated, new location of Elizabeth Layton Center, at 25955 W. 327th Street, Paola (out by Lang . . . read more

Summer School - High School Recovery Credit

  The dates will be June 3rd through June 27th; Monday through Thursday.  Our 1st session is 8 am to 10 am; the second is 10 am to 12 noon.  A student can sign up for 1 or 2 classes.  Each cost . . . read more

CTE - Career & Technical Education Works

Learning That Works for Kansas

CTE is a major part of the solution to economic and workforce problems, such as high school dropout rates, a weakened economy, global competitiveness and massive layoffs. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, nearly . . . read more

Mobile Ap for Louisburg Website

The Louisburg USD 416 web site is now adaptable for viewing on all mobile devices. The good news is you have a choice on your viewing preference. The next time you view our website on a tablet or smartphone, our web site will . . . read more

Pertussis (Whooping Cough)

and other communicable infections

We have had reported cases of pertussis at Broadmoor Elementary and  Louisburg High School.  Pertussis is also known as "whooping cough" and is a very contagious disease caused by bacteria.  Early symptoms begin like a cold . . . read more


and School Board Resolution

November 13, 2012

After this presentation on student spring 2012 progress and the revamped accountability system for Kansas that will begin Spring 2013, the Louisburg School Board adopted this RESOLUTION:   RESOLUTION . . . read more

Smarter Balanced Sample Test Items

...what to expect in the future...

Curious about the type of test items students will see on future assessments? Check out these links and see how YOU do. English Language Arts/Literacy http://sampleitems.smarterbalanced.org/itempreview/sbac/ELA.htm Math . . . read more

- Kansas Teacher of the Year -


Beth Dixon and Jason Nelson are USD #416's current elementary and secondary teachers of the year. They were both honored at the Region 2 Teacher of the Year Banquet held in Topeka on Sunday, September 9th. The other two people in . . . read more

Go Mobile - with Infinite Campus

- notifications have been turned on -

  The Mobile Portal 2.0 is now available in the iTunes store as well as on the Amazon Android App Store and Google Play. The Mobile Portal now includes Food Service balances. The videos for Mobile Portal have also been updated . . . read more

Louisburg - 2012 Teachers of the Year

I am so pleased to share that Beth Dixon, Kindergarten Teacher at Rockville and Jason Nelson, Government Teacher at Louisburg High School have been selected as our Kansas Teacher of the Year Representatives. Beth started . . . read more

Technology Acceptable Use Policy

for 2013-14

Internet Safety & Technology Acceptable Use Policy Agreement   A.   Introduction Louisburg USD 416 offers its students and employees access to state-of-the art computer technology, electronic mail, . . . read more


Our nurses want to give you a heads up that the Flu season has started late this year.  We have had a couple of confirmed cases in the elementary schools.   Here's some helpful information for parents: Flu . . . read more

Being Proactive During the Flu Season

Two strategies are recommended to contain the spread of a contagious illness according to public health authorities: Isolation – for people who are ill Quarantine – for people who have been exposed but are not . . . read more

Tips for Parents: The FLU

Tips to Keep Kids Healthy read more

Governor's Award

Recognizes Top Performing Schools

Once again, our students and staff have proven that our academic success is not just a flash in the pan.   Louisburg Middle School AND Louisburg High School have received the Governor's Achievement Award for the performance levels on . . . read more

JANUARY - School Board Appreciation Month

January is School Board Recognition Month and provides an opportunity to recognize all the dedicated work our school board members perform throughout the year. These elected officials voluntarily give of their time to, “tackle the . . . read more

PAWPRINT - Online!

At midnight on October 6, 2011, we'll be launching the first edition of the year for the Pawprint Online -- be sure to check it out at http:// www.pawprint-online.com ! You can become a fan of the Pawprint on Facebook, and . . . read more

2012 Kansas Teacher of the Year Nominees

On Sunday, September 18, 2011, Pat and Jason represented Louisburg USD 416 at the Region 2 Banquet in Topeka, Kansas as our nominees for Kansas Teacher of the Year. This is quite an honor for these deserving educators and their service to . . . read more

Blue Ribbon School - Press Release

Louisburg High School

It is with GREAT EXCITEMENT and joy that I share with everyone the news that Louisburg High School  has received notification that they are a Blue Ribbon School. The attached news release provides some information on this program. . . . read more

Nutrition Standards for Foods Sold in Schools

Standards for All Foods Sold in Schools The Child Nutrition and WIC Reauthorization Act of 2004 required sponsors to implement local school wellness policies. KSDE developed a prototype local wellness policy in collaboration with a . . . read more

Kansas Conversation

--a local Community Dialogue

Approximately 70 patrons representing Louisburg, Osawatomie and Paola convened Thursday evening at the Paola High School Commons at 6:30 p.m.to participate in the Kansas Conversation facilitated by KASB's Doug Moeckel. Mr. Moeckel . . . read more

New Immunization Requirements

for the 2011-12 school year

The Kansas State Department of Health and Environment has issued new regulations for immunizations required for the 2011-12 school year.  As per Kansas Statute 72-5209, all children upon entry to school must be appropriately . . . read more

Louisburg Web Site Facelift

Recently our website was updated and streamlined to reduce the multiple TABS found across the top.  Although temporarily confusing, our facelift will align better with the upcoming format when our design template changes with our new . . . read more

Congratulations to District 2010-11

Teacher of the Year winners

Pat Anderson teaches students in Grade 2 at Rockville Elementary School. Jason Sickel teaches students Vocal Music in grades 6-12 at Louisburg Middle and High School. Jason and Pat . . . read more

Bullying Hotline


Kansas Safe Schools Resource Center Research shows that schools with a positive and welcoming school climate increases the likelihood that students succeed academically while protecting them from engaging in high risk behaviors like . . . read more

Healthy Families: Successful Students

Parent Workshop Series

presented by Sheryl Wilde, LPC   CHANGE IN PARENT WORKSHOP SERIES!!!!   Due to low registration the parent workshop series HAS CHANGED - see details below.  If you are already registered please note the changes. . . . read more

Important School Board Election Information

GENERAL ELECTION - April 5th, 2011   Registration Deadline - March 21, 2011  Candidates for the General Election include the following 3 precincts. You must reside within the precinct to vote for candidates in . . . read more

Congratulations to our newest New Horizon Award Winner

Congratulations to Suzanne Reedy, 6th Grade Literature Teacher, at the middle school on being selected as a Horizon Award Winner. This recognition is bestowed upon those teachers who have shown tremendous promise in their first year of . . . read more

So You Want to Be a School Board Member

The Local School Board - The Ultimate Volunteer      More than 2,000 men and women serve their communities by providing leadership to improve the quality of education in the 295 Kansas school districts. . . . read more

Staff Resource Page

We now have new educational videos on our Safari server. To check them out go to http://safari.usd416.org and use your network login credentials to log in. Master Agreement for 2014-15 PDC MultiYear Plan . . . read more

Louisburg Middle School Named Finalist

National Association of Middle School Principals (NAMSP) announces that Louisburg Middle School has been named one of the top five finalist schools for the NAMSP “School of the Year Award” in the Middle School Division.  The list of . . . read more

2011-12 Calendar Approved

The Louisburg School Board approved the 2011-12 District Calendar at its December 13, 2010 meeting.   Details can be located on the DISTRICT tab > CALENDARS > and click on the 2011-12 Calendar link. read more

Outstanding Achievement Awards Information

It is with great pleasure that I let everyone know that Louisburg High School has been nominated to be a Blue Ribbon School. This is a national recognition of the great academic achievement our students have demonstrated in the last year. . . . read more

Wildcat Fans

Commemorative Books Have Arrived

They're here!  They're here! The Wildcat Football State Championship Commemorative books  have arrived. They turned out great! They are available for purchase at our office, 15 S. Broadway, for   . . . read more

Budget Information Presentation

Presented at October 11, 2010 Board Meeting

The information located on the link below was presented to the Board of Education on October 11, 2010.  It is important to remember that budgetary issues are not static and information is coming into the district on a regular basis. This . . . read more

Access to Your Student's Information

Meal Balances, Grades, etc.

                          What is the balance of your child's meal account?  What food items are being . . . read more

Sign up NOW for the News Update

Did you know there is a way to make sure you’re always in the know when it comes to special announcements, schedule changes, and school closings in the Louisburg School District? How?  Sign up to receive News Update located . . . read more

2009 H1N1 & Seasonal Flu

What to Do if You Get Sick...

Schools in Louisburg have had several reported cases of the flu.  Most doctors are not testing for H1N1 so it is difficult to say who has seasonable flu or H1N1 flu.  According to the health department, the type of flu does not . . . read more

Highly Qualified Teachers

Under the No Child Left Behind Act, students have a right to be taught by “highly qualified” teachers. Because our schools receive federal funds, we must inform you whenever your child has a teacher not considered “highly . . . read more


Notify school nurse if your child has had them

Please use the attached form to notify school nurses IF your child has had chickenpox. Lori Griffin, Rockville Lisa Wisniewski, Broadmoor Jessica Armstrong, LMS/LHS Chickenpox Parent Form read more


The Anti-Drug

Many parents have no idea that teens today need only look to their local supermarket, pharmacy, or home medicine cabinet to get high using over-the-counter (OTC) cough and cold remedies.   Although overall teen drug use has . . . read more

Cost of Smoking

Check out the following link to an interesting article about the financial impact of smoking. It focuses on the monetary value of purchasing the cigarettes, but does eventually go into the other related expenses such as health care. Also . . . read more

Kansas Book Connect

As Dr. Alexa Posny, Kansas Commissioner of Education states,  One of the best gifts you can give your children is your time, and one of the ways in which you can do so is to engage in family reading activities that help them . . . read more

Strep Throat ALERT

That time of the year has approached.  We are seeing an increase of strep throat making its way around in the school.  Strep throat is a bacterium that can cause: •        Sore . . . read more

Timeline Project of LHS

Ready for your viewing...

Thanks for all your contributions

The Kansas Studies class at Louisburg High School started an exciting project.  They developed a comprehensive history of Louisburg High School.  They have already collected many of the dates and places.  If you have . . . read more

Students Need YOUR Help

LHS Timeline Project

The Kansas Studies class at Louisburg High School is starting an exciting project.  They are developing a comprehensive history of Louisburg High School.  They have already collected many of the dates and places but they would . . . read more

New Reading Program

Accelerated Reader

Parents and students:   Say good-bye to Reading Counts and hello to Accelerated Reader!   In the fall of ‘08 our elementary and middle schools are switching the program we use for our computerized . . . read more


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