USD 261 serves breakfast and lunch to the students daily. Meals are prepared on site at each facility except for Haysville High School. The district participates in the Federal Hot Lunch Program helping to keep meal costs down.
Applications for the Child Nutrition Program are available online, in the school offices, at the Food Service Office or download a copy here . Eligibility requirements are printed on the applications.
Students may bring lunch money to school to put on their lunch accounts. Checks should be payable to USD 261. Our district utilizes the online program, myschoolbucks.com, which allows parents/guardians the ability to manage their child's lunch account online. Go to www.myschoolbucks.com to view details of this time saving program.
Bullying can affect you in many ways. You may lose sleep or feel sick. You may want to skip school. You may even be thinking about suicide. If you are feeling hopeless or helpless or know someone that is, please call the LIFELINE at 1-800-273-TALK (8255).
The U.S. Departments of Education and Health and Human Services has a great website with many resources on bullying. Visit www.StopBullying.gov.
Parents Can Help Prevent Bullying - You don't want your child to be bullied ... or be a bully.
These tips can help:
How to prevent bullying behavior:
To read this article and other great parenting advice go to SchoolFamily.com.
Are you being harassed, humiliated, embarrassed, threatened, or tormented through digital technology? Be aware that cyberbullying is happening and there are resources to help. Learn more about cyberbullying.
If you have an innovative idea to help the district to improve, send it in through the Innovation Line. In USD 261, we believe exploration, collaboration, and innovation are essential!
Have a friend or classmate that is making bad choices in life or abusing drugs or alcohol? Please call or text the Haysville School District Help A Friend Line at 316-207-0650 with the student's name, school , and brief description of the problem. We want your friend or classmate's name, but we don't want your name. The Help a Friend Line is a great way to help another student to get on the right path. Your message will be forwarded to the counselors at the appropriate school.
The Help A Friend Line is available during business hours (8 AM to 4:30 PM) Monday through Friday when the District Schools are in session. In Emergency situations, please call 911.
After hours resources are listed below:
Comcare Crisis/Suicide Prevention Hotline: 660-7500 www.sedgwickcounty.org
Hope Line Network: 1-800-SUICIDE (1-800-784-2433) www.yellowribbon.org
National Suicide Prevention Life Line: 1-800-273-TALK (1-800-273-8255)
United Way Information Line: Dial 211 (toll free statewide) www.211kansas.org
Elementary Handbooks Elementary Parent/Student Handbook
Tri-City Parent/Student Handbooks Parent/Student Handbook
When it becomes necessary to close the schools as a result of weather or an emergency, it will be announced on television, radio, the district website and an all district SchoolMessenger message will be launched.
SchoolMessenger will send an automated phone call to the phone number we have on record as being the student's home phone number. SchoolMessenger does not call duplicate numbers.
Corrent telephone numbers and email addresses must be in PowerSchool to receive messages.
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