WELCOME BACK TO PHHS

Park Hill High School 2022-2023

We hope you are enjoying a wonderful summer. We also hope you are relaxed, recharged and ready to start a new school year.

IMPORTANT PHONE NUMBERS

Attendance: 816-359-4111

Main Number: 816-359-4110

School Fax: 816-359-4119

Counseling: 816-359-6484

Health Room: 816-359-4114

Cafeteria: 816-359-4116

SCHOOL HOURS

Our school day is from 7:50AM to 2:58PM.

2022-2023 SCHOOL YEAR CALENDAR

See the links below for the 2022-2023 school-year calendar and the most up-to-date district calendar.


Downloadable 2022-2023 Calendar

English:
School-year calendar (PDF)

Spanish:
Calendario actualizado del ano escolar (PDF)

Arabic:
تقويم العام الدراسي (PDF)

Amharic:
ዓመተ ትምህርት (PDF)

Somali:
Taariikhda Sanad Dugsiyeedka (PDF)

REGISTRATION

PHHS will have 2022-2023 Registration on the following dates. Registration will begin in the lower gym. Please use the SignUp Genius link below to schedule a time that is most convenient for you and/or your student.


12th Grade

https://www.signupgenius.com/go/805084CAFA62CA1FD0-senior

August 3

8AM - 11AM


11th Grade

https://www.signupgenius.com/go/805084CAFA62CA1FD0-junior

August 3

1PM - 4PM


10th Grade

https://www.signupgenius.com/go/805084CAFA62CA1FD0-sophomore

August 4

8AM - 11AM


9th Grade

https://www.signupgenius.com/go/805084CAFA62CA1FD0-freshman

August 4

1PM - 4PM


All Grades

August 9

9AM - 11AM

https://www.signupgenius.com/go/805084CAFA62CA1FD0-family1

5PM - 7PM

https://www.signupgenius.com/go/805084CAFA62CA1FD0-family


At registration students will be able to:


  • get their school ID photo taken
  • pick up their schedule
  • purchase activity passes
  • put money on their lunch accounts
  • turn in immunization records
  • sign up for the A+ program
  • purchase PHHS spirit wear
  • pay fines/fees
  • confirm bus information
  • and much more

Student Photos at Registration

During Registration, portraits are taken of each student for the yearbook and student ID’s.

Reed Portrait Group has included updated price flyer for Registration.


Parents/Students may order via the paper order form OR visit our online link (online link expires August 17)


  • Online ordering does not allow single print purchase- an actual portrait package must be in your cart to allow the add-ons to be available.
  • Traditional portrait gray is the only background option for online orders.
  • If you prefer a color background option, you MUST order at the RPG clerking desk on picture day.

(Color backgrounds are applied as the picture is taken and cannot be added later).


http://rpg.hhimagehost.com/ParkHillHighUC2022

Online Verification and Residency

All families with returning students will be required to complete online verification. Only a legal guardian living with a student can verify the student. You can complete your online verification by logging onto the Campus Parent Portal.


Simply sign in, click MORE, then click Online Verification and Residency to complete your form.



You will need to be prepared to verify or provide the following:

  • Household information -- address and phone numbers
  • Parent information -- work and cell phone numbers, email addresses

  • Student information -- demographic and health/medication information

  • Emergency Contact -- phone numbers

  • If your student is entering eighth or 12th grade, current immunization information

  • Proof of residency information:

    • A current, signed rental agreement, mortgage statement, or paid 2021 real estate tax receipt

    • A current utility bill (gas, water, electric) upon which the parent or guardian’s address is printed and dated within the last 60 days. Final or disconnect notices will not be accepted.


Proof of residency documents can be uploaded directly into the verification application if you have a digital copy. Hint: try taking a clear photo of the document with your smartphone or tablet, or many banks and utility companies offer digital versions of these documents. Click below to see examples of acceptable residency documents.

https://www.parkhill.k12.mo.us/fs/resource-manager/view/8f2ed262-330e-424b-96ba-a5d179b1888a

If you are not able to upload your proof of residency, you must still fill out the online verification form. You may bring in your documents once the school buildings reopen, or contact your school office for alternate delivery methods.

EARLY RELEASE WEDNESDAYS

PHHS will release at 12:58PM on the following early release dates:


September 7

October 5

November 9

December 7

January 4

February 1

March 1

April 5

May 3

CALL 816-359-4111 IF YOUR STUDENT WILL BE ABSENT

Parents/guardians are required to contact the attendance office to report student absences before 8:00AM the day of the absence. WE ENCOURAGE YOU TO CALL THE ATTENDANCE OFFICE DIRECTLY AT 816-359-4111.


For your convenience, the answering service will be in operation 24/7. There are many occasions when the attendance office experiences a high volume of calls. If you reach our voicemail, please do not hang up and call back. Leaving a message will keep your place in line and will allow us to assist you more quickly. Please provide the following information when leaving a message:


  • Your name and relationship to the student
  • Student's name and spelling of last name
  • Grade of student
  • Reason for absence
  • Date of absence

When requesting an EARLY RELEASE, please call as early as possible in the morning. If you are unable to call in the morning., we ask that a minimum of 30 minutes is allowed for ample time to facilitate the dismissal of your student.

STUDENT PARKING

Parking stickers are available to juniors and seniors only due to limited parking spaces. The cost of a student parking permit is $30.


If you'd like to purchase a parking permit and you meet the grade level requirement above please complete the form below to add your name to the parking permit list.

https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLScjxe26OBjT15gsLowaSQgHjRpAmM3bugwG8OPMz4iI0seiGA/viewform?vc=0&c=0&w=1&flr=0&usp=mail_form_link


In order to have a parking permit placed on a vehicle a student must have no outstanding fines and provide the following:


  • a valid drivers license
  • a current vehicle registration
  • current proof of insurance
  • license plate number


For more information about student parking please go to

https://phhs.parkhill.k12.mo.us/students/driving-and-parking-information

PARK HILL CLOTHING CENTER

The PTA of the Park Hill School District runs a clothing center that provides free, gently used clothing and new socks and underwear to district students.


The PTA Clothing Center serves all Park Hill School District students from kindergarten through 12th grade, and the PTA asks you to bring some proof that you are enrolled in a Park Hill school. This could be a student ID, bus pass, dated letter from a principal or social worker, class schedule or enrollment form.


Donations are welcome at the Clothing Center, which is at 8009 N Atkins, just south of the Gerner Family Early Education Center. Please make sure your donations are clean, in good condition and bagged in kitchen-sized bags that the volunteers can lift.


Contact Maria Acosta at mailto:mcacosta71@gmail.com or Jada Rawlings at mailto:jada8125@gmail.com if you have questions.


You can find 2022-2023 Clothing Centre dates at https://www.parkhill.k12.mo.us/fs/pages/457 .

HEALTH ROOM NEWS

  • Reminder to seniors: Seniors must have their 2nd meningococcal vaccine (Menveo, Menactra, or MenQuadfi) before school starts. If a student does not have the immunization, they will not be able to start senior year. Please send immunization records to hendricksona@parkhill.k12.mo.us.


BUY A YEARBOOK EARLY

2023 yearbooks and Senior Salutes are on sale NOW at http://www.yearbookforever.com . You will also be able to order a yearbook at Registration. Previous yearbooks from 2018 to 2022 will also be on sale at registration for anyone who missed out.


2023 yearbooks are $70 for the early orders. The price will go up to $75 later in the fall.

MEET OUR 2022-2023 PTSA BOARD

President: Lea Lee

Vice-President: Staci Moran

Secretary: Jill Nesslage

Treasurer: Nordia Epps


2022-2023 Meeting Dates:


September 13

October 11

November 8

December 13

January 10

February 14

March 14

April 11

May 9


Meetings will be held in the front Trojan Conference Room at 6:30PM.

PARENT TEACHER CONFERENCES

Park Hill High School 1st Term Parent Teacher Conferences will be on Wednesday, September 28 and Thursday, September 29 from 5:00PM to 8:00PM. Watch your email for instructions on how to make your appointments on Pick-a-Time.

COFFEE TALK WITH DR. KINCHELOE

MARK YOUR CALENDARS!

No R.S.V.P. NEEDED.

September 7

October 5

November 2

December 7

January 4

February 1

March 1

April 5

May 3


TIME: 8:00 a.m.—9:00 a.m.

WHERE: PHHS Lobby Conference Room

Coffee Talk definition:

Information conversation among friends and acquaintances, of the kind that occurs in a casual gathering

Join me for a discussion about Park Hill High School. This is a great opportunity for you to ask questions about our school philosophy, how class sections are formed, technology, safety and security, testing, community connections, or whatever is on your mind. Drop by and share your thoughts and concerns.

Brad Kincheloe

STUDENT AND ADULT ACTIVITY PASS

Student Activity Pass: $25

Adult Activity Pass: $50


An Activity Pass will allow the purchaser entry into Park Hill High School regular season HOME

sporting events throughout the school year.


A student ID is required for all Park Hill High School students.


The Activity Pass must be shown at the gate.


To pay with Credit or Debit card from your Infinite Campus account, place this pass in your cart to purchase.


  • Go to fees
  • Choose Optional Payments
  • Add to Cart
  • Select Payment Method
  • Submit for payment


To pay with cash or check, you may pay our school bookkeeper directly.

New Lunch Prices for 2022-2023

Elementary lunch: $2.70

Secondary lunch: $3.10

Secondary premium lunch: $3.50

Adult lunch: $4.00

Ala carte milk: $.70

Sign Up For Meal Assistance If You Qualify

Due to funding from a federal program, Park Hill School District was able to supply free meals to all children ages 18 and under for the past two years. However, that program ended on the last day of 2021-2022 school year.


Families who think they might qualify for free and reduced meals should apply for these benefits. If you are unsure of your status you can contact Elisha Smith at smithe@parkhill.k12.mo.us or our Nutrition Services department .

The application for the 2021-2022 school year and 2022 summer school will extend to the first 30 days of the 2022-2023 school year, and then eligible families will need to reapply to receive the meal benefits for the remainder of the upcoming school year.


https://resources.finalsite.net/images/v1628197983/parkhillk12mous/a6zxow09u6mtnhmphhc4/21-22ApplicationandInstructions.pdf

If your child is eligible for free and reduced meal benefits and you apply at , you can also receive additional benefits like fee waivers, activity scholarships, free screenings, school supplies and more.

Insurance Protection Available to District Families

Park Hill School District continues to offer all families the opportunity to enroll their student(s) (Pre-K through 12th) in a low cost, district approved insurance program. All questions are directed to KidGuard Insurance. The school district is not involved in the information, coverage, or application process.


Parents can purchase additional insurance protection for accidents that occur during school classes, while students are away from school, at home, during the weekends, and vacation periods, including summer months. The cost of this insurance is a one-time payment of $40.00. For information regarding this optional coverage, contact KidGuard Insurance at 1-800-432-6915 or email a request for information to mailto:contact@kidguardinsurance.com .


The cost of this insurance is a one-time payment of $40.00. For information regarding this optional coverage, contact KidGuard Insurance at 1-800-432-6915 or email a request for information to contact@kidguardinsurance.com.


This information will also be available on the district’s internal website - Staff | Business Tools | Student Accident Insurance | Additional Insurance Protection.