The Louisburg High School FFA students did well again this year at State. The competition was held in Manhattan, Kansas. The results from State FFA are the following: . . .
Why are Public Schools Important to the Future of Kansas? That is what the Kansas School Public Relations Association(KanSPRA) wanted to know. KanSPRA announced the Kansas Student Publication Showcase Awards. . . .
Brock Bila, LHS junior and his teammate Thomas Heinen won the 2018 TBF/FLW State High School Bass Fishing Title back in March. The team advances to the FLW High School Nationals, which run from June 26-30 on Lake Pickwick in . . .
April 2018 Dear USD #416 Wildcat Family, I hope all families and students enjoyed their Spring Break and are back in the swing of things for the 4th quarter. As always, the 4th quarter will fly by, and it will be May 23rd before we know . . .
At the March 12, 2018 school board meeting, the USD #416 Board of Education hired Emily Fleming as the Rockville Elementary Principal. Mrs. Fleming has spent her educational career in the Kansas City, Kansas Public School . . .
To the Parents of USD #416, Our thoughts are with the families and the Parkland, Florida community as they try to cope with the horrendous act of violence in their school and community. As a parent of students in our district, I understand . . .
Each year, Emporia State University sends school districts summaries of academic progress of past graduates. As in the past, our LHS graduates continue to outperform their peers at ESU. For the past Fall . . .
Louisburg, Kansas has been noticed by moveBuddha. The company moveBuddha is an internet company trying to change how people find moving information and resources online. They recently posted on their website an article of the . . .
Illnesses are once again in full swing here in the Louisburg School District. There have been a few reports of confirmed cases of Fifth Disease and flu, along with upper respiratory illnesses, mononucleosis, . . .
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Bundling up in layers and staying dry is one of the best things you can do to stay safe this winter. Protect yourself from the cold this winter. weather.gov/cold #WinterSafety Do you know the signs for Hyperthermia? . . .
Recognizing that school is where children spend most of their daily lives - making it an ideal place to encourage healthy habits - the Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas Foundation is sending $148, 757.65 in Healthy Habits for Life grants . . .
L ouisburg Unified School District No. 416 29020 Mission Belleview - P.O. Box 550 Louisburg, KS 66053 Phone: (913) 837-1700 Fax: (913) 837-1701 . . .
LHS: Dec. 13th Choir Christmas Concert . . .
The Louisburg FFA traveled to the 90th National FFA Convention last week with three teams. Food Science- Hallie Hutsell, Faith Seuferling, Addie Katzer, Hattie Harris; Floriculture- Kaithly Urban, Shaylor Whitham, Carli Caplinger, Brody . . .
ACT released composite scores for the ACT test that was administered last year. Once again, Louisburg students scored well on the test. The average composite score for a Louisburg student was 23.2. The average composite . . .
This page is the source of helpful LINKS, articles, etc. as we learn more about our SKYWARD databases. SCHOOL Personnel PARENTS SKYWARD . . .
Note: Bus Enrollment due Aug 3
To assist you with the 2017 Skyward Enrollment process, here are a few tips : Click on NEW Student Enrollment to initially set up your Family Access account. If your student is already set up in Skyward, this will cause . . .
Paul Davis, CEO & President of MC TV Live, will be streaming the graduation ceremony. You can connect to his Facebook from the link below. You can also go to the website www.mctvlive.com . . .
On Thursday, May 18th , please plan on attending Louisburg Middle School's presentation of "Bye Bye Birdie". The FREE performance will be in the Louisburg High School Auditorium and begin at 7 pm . . .
On Tuesday, May 2nd, Mr. John Cisetti , Director of Bands, Dr. Brian Biermann , Superintendent of Schools, Hannah Becker, Julia Walker, and Chloe Philgreen , LHS Band Drum Majors, were recognized at the . . .
Please plan to come watch the LHS Theater Arts Class production of “Trouble in Paradise Junction.” The play will be on Saturday, May 13 th , @ 7 pm in the LHS Auditorium. Admission is Free! In this . . .
Recently, Broadmoor Elementary was notified that they were chosen as a school of character for their work in enhancing the recognition for social, emotional and character development. They will be recognized at a reception on May . . .
Mr. John Cisetti, Director of Bands, added another award to his prestigious career. Mr. Cisetti was recently inducted into the Legion of Honor by Bandworld.org. Attached, please find Mr. Cisetti's information and other . . .
Click on this link to enroll: https://goo.gl/forms/ 0Y3XFnGpBSl9OPVh1 Dates/Times: Monday - Thursday 8:30-11:00 am June 5-8: Under the Sea June 12-15: . . .
Kansas Teacher of the Year
YEAR Elementary Secondary 1987 Beverly Jackson 1988 Geraldine Gillogly . . .
In March, Louisburg students, parents, fans and our community traveled to Salina to support our Wildcat Boys' Basketball Team at State Basketball. Although the team did not win the game, our positive support of our team and . . .
At the March 13, 2017 Board of Education Meeting, Sally Lundblad, School Board Member for Position #6, resigned effective June 30, 2017 . Dr. Lundblad's term expires in December 2017. The Louisburg School Board is seeking . . .
Caitlin Callaway, 3rd Year Family and Consumer Science Teacher at Louisburg High School, has been selected the Kansas Association of Teachers of Family and Consumer Sciences New Teacher of the Year. Caitlin will be presented this award . . .
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The Louisburg School District will have three positions open, beginning January 1, 2018 . The positions are for positions #4, #5 and #6. Attached, please find information on district boundaries and the election . . .
USD #416 is conducting a Family Engagement Survey. We would appreciate you taking the short survey so our district can better serve each family and child. We ask that you complete a survey for each building that you have a child . . .
The Louisburg FFA Chapter was recently featured in a story in the Farm Talk Newspaper. Click on the following link to read their story. http://www.farmtalknewspaper.c om/news/learning-by-doing-and- then-doing-a-little-more/artic . . .
Since 1990, Camp Invention has taken summer fun and transformed it from ordinary to extraordinary! In partnership with the National Inventors Hall of Fame, Rockville Elementary School is pleased to offer the nationally-acclaimed Camp . . .
On Wednesday, February 15th, Gary Griffin, Louisburg High School Track and Field Head Coach, was recognized by the Kansas Cross Country and Track Coaches Association for coaching student-athletes for over 30 years. A link to the . . .
Attached is the official announcement from the Tournament of Roses. It was released a few days ago. Announcement link
All Section 504 plans and procedures were approved by the Louisburg school board at their February 13, 2017 meeting. Section 504 Handbook USD 416 Section 504 Processes Section 504 Accommodation Plan Section . . .
On January 20th, eight of the thirteen state-qualified Louisburg Debaters headed to Lyons, Kansas to compete at KSHSAA 4A State Debate Tournament. After two days of competing in 6 preliminary rounds, the 36 teams in the state with the . . .
Illnesses are certainly in full swing here in the Louisburg School District. There have been reports of Influenza, strep throat, Norovirus, and pink eye as well as more nebulous symptoms of headache, nausea, lethargy and generally . . .
Louisburg USD 416 preschool welcomes all families and students. Enroll now for the 2017-2018 school year. Our preschool program prepares each student for kindergarten, as students develop age appropriate . . .
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
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 . . .
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 . . .
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 – . . .
On November 5th, the LHS Jazzy Cats competed at Eudora's Elite Dance and Cheer Festival. The LHS Dancers competed three routines in different styles of dance and received a 1 rating in each routine! They also received a specialty . . .
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 . . .
The Louisburg High School Cross Country Team, Soccer Team and Football Team continue their winning ways into the postseason. On Saturday, October 29th , Trinity Moore, Wyatt Reece and Tim Smith look to end . . .
Chris McLean, Broadmoor Elementary School Principal, has recently been honored as the District #1 Elementary Principal of the Year! District #1 encompasses 10 counties (Miami, Franklin, Johnson, Douglas, Wyandotte, . . .
Kansas State law (72-1205 &72-5205) requires schools to provide auditory and visual screenings of children in Kansas schools. Hearing screenings occur in kindergarten, 3 rd , 6 th , 9 th and 12th while vision screenings occur in . . .
Our Louisburg band program, under the direction of John Cisetti, was featured in the August 2016 edition of The Instrumentalist. Attached, please find an electronic copy of the article that the editor gave us permission to . . .
November 12th at 7:00 p.m. and November 13th at 2:00 p.m.
They're creepy and they're kooky, mysterious and spooky...and a whole lot of fun! The Addams Family is a hilarious, music-filled show that is sure to entertain audiences of all ages! Based on the classic television . . .
September 26-29, 2016
Love books? Visit our LMS Scholastic Book Fair . . .
- 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. . . .
Kansas Education Systems Accreditation
Here's some information about Kansas' new K-12 accreditation model. Attachment for Responsive Culture RUBRIC for your review in preplanning . . .
Rockville Elementary has been designated a "Let's Move" School. A big thanks to Arianne Seidl and the teaching staff at Rockville for making learning at RES active and fun! Attached, please find some press releases . . .
Recently, the 2016 ACT results were released. Louisburg High School students continue to do very well on the ACT test as they prepare for college. In 2016, the composite score was 23.1 The state's average was . . .
Last year, Mary Margaret Richardson, 5th grade teacher at BES , and Christine Staab , LHS math instructor, were chosen as the USD #416 teachers of the year. On September 11th , they . . .
Since April 2013, all public school districts and accredited private schools have been required to comply with emergency safety intervention regulations developed by the Kansas State Board of Education. These regulations are still in effect . . .
Just letting you know that Skyward Family Access is operational! Our application has been approved. Your patience has been appreciated while we worked through the approval process. NOTE: Broadmoor . . .
Anders Vance, a 2016 graduate of Louisburg High School, will compete in the 2016 Kansas Shrine Bowl. The Shrine Bowl will be Saturday, July 30th , at Emporia State University. For more information, click on the following . . .
Kansas leads the world in the success of each student. Link to KSDE's Kansans CAN webpage: http://www.ksde.org/Agency/ Fiscal-and-Administrative- Services/Communications-and- . . .
The LHS Jazzy Cats Dance Team attended an ADTS Summer Dance Camp in Olathe, Kansas from June 7-9, 2016 along with several other schools from the Kansas City area. The dancers were instructed in dance technique and a variety of dance styles, . . .
We hope each student and family is enjoying the summer break! Attached, you will find some important information about the upcoming school year. Please find the approved school calendar. More information will be sent to parents . . .
Summer Blessings, a new local summer food program for children (K-12) in the Louisburg School District, will be available throughout the summer. The program will provide three meals a day for four days a week. Food can be picked . . .
Hogan Welch, Ty Martin and TJ Svoboda qualified for the 4A State Golf Tournament with top 10 finishes at Regional Golf. They will compete on Monday, May 23rd , in Ulysses, Kansas. For more information, click on the . . .
The LHS Girls' Soccer team is in the middle of postseason play. In their first season, the girls have done a great job! Follow all the postseason action by clicking on the following link and finding the appropriate tab . . .
On May 6th, Jolene Steck , long time secretary for USD #416, was named the Kansas Administrators of Middle Schools Associations' Executive Assistant of the Year! Jolene is truly deserving of this award. . . .
Cinderella and the Candy Kingdom May 14 at 7 pm
The Louisburg High School Theatre Arts Class proudly presents their spring play, "Cinderella and the Candy Kingdom" on Saturday, May 14th at 7:00 p.m. This family-friendly comedy is fun for all! . . .
Each year, the end of the school year has many activities. Please see the list of activities to keep you informed. Also, please make sure to check with each school and/or the school calendars to make sure you are aware of . . .
Mary Margaret Richardson, 5th Grade Teacher at BES , was named the elementary teacher of the year for USD #416. Christine Staab , LHS Math Teacher, was selected as the secondary teacher of . . .
Mary Margaret Richardson, 5th Grade Teacher at BES, was named the elementary teacher of the year for USD #416. Christine Staab, LHS Math Teacher, was selected as the secondary teacher of the year. . . .
The Text-A-tip program provides students a confidential (not anonymous) method to report problems directly to the School Resource Officer and to school administrators. Text-A-Tip will allow students to use their cell . . .
The Louisburg High School Concert Band, the LHS Concert Choir, and the LHS Select Choir earned first division ratings at the State Music Festival on Wednesday, April 13. The annual festival was held at Osage City High School and . . .
Thirty Louisburg High School musicians will travel to Andover to represent their school at the State Solo and Small Ensemble Festival on April 23 . In order to qualify for State, students earned first division ratings . . .
How to Print Immunization/Shot Records from Skyward Seasonal Illness - Keeping Students Healthy Louisburg School Health - Illness Guidelines Links to additional Health Resources: . . .
April 21-22, 2016
Kindergarten Screening will be held Thursday, April 21, 2016 and Friday, April 22, 2016 at Rockville Elementary School located at 977 N. Rockville Road. All children who reside in Louisburg, U.S.D. #416 and will be five . . .
Link to Giving the BASICS website: http://www.givingthebasics.org/ Here is a link to a great video about the organization and how they serve students in other area schools.
**Patron Feedback Requested**
Our district is asking all parents/guardians to take a quick survey to get feedback on items our schools are doing well and items our schools can improve upon. The survey should not take long and we appreciate you taking it by . . .
Music students from Louisburg Middle School earned high marks at the annual Prairie View Invitational Music Festival on March 5th at Prairie View Middle School. Six large vocal and instrumental groups from Louisburg performed at the . . .
On Friday and Saturday , the LHS wrestling team traveled to Columbus, KS for 4A regional wrestling. At the end of the two-day tournament, 5 LHS wrestlers placed and were rewarded a spot in this . . .
On Saturday, February 13th, the LMS and LHS Cheer Squads, along with the LHS Dance Team, competed in competitions at Baldwin High School. LHS cheer received a one rating for their all-squad routine on . . .
On Saturday, February 13th, the LHS wrestling team competed in the Frontier League Tournament at Spring Hill. The team dominated the tournament and was crowned league champions. LHS hasn't won league for 19 years. . . .
The 4A state 2-speaker debate tournament started on Friday, January 15, 2016, at Independence High School, with 72 teams contending for the state title. Eleven rounds and 17 hours of debate later, this grueling tournament . . .
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 . . .
January 11, 2016 For Immediate Release USD #416 CELEBRATES OUR SCHOOL BOARD LEADERS THIS JANUARY “Public School Board Members Create a Future for . . .
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 . . .
Contact: SRO Chris Curry, SADD Advisor email@example.com (913) 837-1723 LOUISBURG MIDDLE SCHOOL SADD AWARDED $20K TO HELP YOUTH AS PART OF “50 STATES FOR GOOD” COMMUNITY GIVING PROGRAM . . .
We know this time of year is extremely busy so we wanted to give families another reminder of the upcoming Holiday Programs and Events in our district in December. Below, please find a list of events in the month of December: . . .
KSDE has adopted a new vision. "Kansas leads the world in the success of each student" is the new vision of KSDE as it launches its "Kansans Can!" campaign. For further information and to watch a few . . .
On Saturday November 14th, 2015, the Louisburg High School Jazzy Cats Dance team traveled to Eudora High School to participate in the 5th annual Eudora Elite Cheer and Dance Festival. The Jazzy Cats prepared two different . . .
Fourteen Louisburg High School Band members auditioned for the Northeast Kansas All-District Band last Saturday (Nov. 14) in Olathe: Row 1: Michael Minster (clarinet), Kyle Green (clarinet), Kennedy Unthank (trombone), Garrett . . .
Each year, USD #416 is honored to support American Education Week in our community! We have a fabulous school district made up of wonderful teachers, a great support staff, super students, supportive parents, and a fantastic . . .
Recently, the National Speech and Debate Association announced national awards from last year's debate teams. Louisburg High School was selected as a high performing debate high school by being in the top 7% of more than 8,100 . . .
On Saturday, October 31st, our Louisburg High School Volleyball Team earned 3rd place at the 4A State Tournament in Salina. The team played fantastic and was fun to watch all season long. Congratulations to the team . . .
Louisburg Information to Parents - Emergency Safety Intervention s (July 2016) A Family Guide to the Use of Emergency Safety Interventions (Seclusion and Restraint) in Kansas 100716 link here to board policy . . .
Darin Gagnebin, Assistant Principal at Louisburg High School, has been selected as the Kansas Association of Secondary School Principal's Area 1 Assistant Principal of the Year! Mr. Gagnebin will be honored at a reception . . .
Kansas Business Educator of the Year
Vicki Hesser of Louisburg Middle School, was honored as the KBEA Secondary Educator of the Year at the annual Kansas Business Education Association Convention in Wichita on October 5. Awards were presented in three categories: . . .
October 5-11, 2015
By Joint Resolution the Kansas State Board of Education and the Kansas State Senate have designated the first full week in October as Anti-Bullying Awareness Week. KSDE joins all Kansas schools in observing this week as an opportunity . . .
Empowering each Kansas student to achieve high standards
If you hear this educational jargon - you might find the following explanation helpful. Kansas MTSS is a coherent continuum of evidence-based system-wide practices to support a rapid response to academic and behavioral needs, with . . .
September 29-October 5, 2015
Dear Parents/Guardians: We invite you to visit our 2015 Scholastic Book Fair and experience a celebration of reading that provides families the opportunity to get involved in a universal mission: encouraging kids to read every day so . . .
Arianne Seidl, known by students as Coach "A", will be honored by the Child Nutrition and Wellness team at the Kansas State Department of Education on Saturday, October 3 rd at the Topeka Capitol Plaza Hotel at the annual fall . . .
John Cisetti, Director of Bands for USD #416, has been nominated and selected by his peers as Outstanding High School Band Educator of the Year. In order to be considered for this award, the recipient must have met the . . .
USD #416 students continue to do very well on the ACT test. The attached document shows the past five years of testing information. This past year, our students scored an average of 23.8 on the ACT test. This is almost 2 . . .
To the Parents of USD #416, Our school district’s top priority is school safety. To help with this goal, our district has adopted a new strategy for lockdown procedures known as ALICE. ALICE is an . . .
Ten Tips for Your Child's Success in School
***Update - Working Together***
Sunday, 8/9/15: Schedules for students in Louisburg Middle School should be appearing now. Tech Support just helped us resolve the issue. Friday, 8/7/15: There has been some confusion on what New Student Enrollment . . .
The USD 416 Board of Education is pleased to announce Dr. Tammy Thomasson as the new Louisburg High School Principal. Dr. Thomasson will be replacing Mr. Dave Tappan. Mr. Tappan resigned to take a school administration position . . .
**needed for this year's online enrollment (new and returning students)**
Louisburg USD 416 is pleased to announce the implementation of Family Access by Skyward, Inc. What is Skyward Family Access? Skyward’s Family Access provided by USD 416 is a web-based information . . .
For some students, virtual learning may provide a fit that can’t be found in a traditional classroom. Virtual learning options are growing and Louisburg USD 416 has partnered with the Southeast Kansas Education Service . . .
May is a very busy time of year! There are many concerts, field trips, field days, award's ceremonies, and promotions/graduations. Our last day of school is May 19th . Before this day, there will be many activities . . .
USD #416 is pleased to announce Dotty Harding as Louisburg's 2015 Elementary Teacher of the Year! Currently, Dotty teaches 1st grade at Rockville . . .
As many of you are aware, this time of year marks state assessments for students in grades 3-8, 10th, and 11th graders. We are always proud of how well our students perform on the assessments. We ask for your support when your . . .
The USD 416 Board of Education would like to thank the Louisburg community for the support of the LOB election. We have tremendous support of our school system and the passage of this election is another indicator of the support we . . .
Louisburg USD #416 is proud of its high school wrestling program this year. Coach Bovaird and his wrestlers have represented our community in strong fashion this year. We have five wrestlers attending the Kansas State Wrestling . . .
Incoming Education Commissioner Randy Watson will be hosting "Kansas Children. Kansas’ Future" community conversations throughout the state. The purpose of these events is to bring together parents, educators, . . .
Every year, the Kansas State Department of Education selects new teachers that are doing great things in their classroom. To be eligible for the award, teachers must have successfully completed their first year of teaching and have . . .
Seasonal “flu” occurs between October and May and typically peaks in January and February. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) predicts that this will be a particularly heavy flu season. Recently, CDC . . .
November 17 - 21
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 . . .
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 . . .
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 . . .
10 Ways to Help Reduce Bullying in Schools Have a Clear Definition of Bullying Remove Labels: Address Behaviors Set Clear and Enforceable Rules and . . .
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. . . .
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 . . .
- 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. . . .
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 . . .
Attendance Hours Building Start End Rockville Elementary (K-2) 8:10 am 3:25 pm . . .
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 . . .
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, . . .
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 . . .
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 . . .
Roller Coaster Dancing Beans DJ Race Car Rock Stars Video Game Eat Smart Play Hard Poster
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 . . .
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 . . .
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 . . .
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 . . .
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 . . .
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 . . .
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 . . .
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 . . .
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. . . .
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 . . .
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 . . .
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 . . .
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 . . .
and School Board Resolution
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 . . .
...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 . . .
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 . . .
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 . . .
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 . . .
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 . . .
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 . . .
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 . . .
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. . . .
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 . . .
--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 . . .
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 . . .
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 . . .
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. . . .
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 . . .
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 . . .
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. . . .
Technology Integration Google Site Also, we have 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. . . .
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. . . .
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 . . .
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 . . .
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 . . .
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
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 . . .
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 . . .
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 . . .
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 . . .
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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 . . .
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 . . .