Mustang Minutes

February '23

Tecumseh South Elementary

The mission of the Tecumseh South Elementary School partnership among students, staff parents, and community at Tecumseh South Elementary School is to build a foundation of life-long learning in a changing, technological world by creating a safe environment in which the dignity and uniqueness of the individual are valued and respected.

Office Communication

For general office communication: 785-379-5950, press 0 will no longer be active for email communication starting Feb 1st. Please use the following information for your communication needs with the TS Office.

Attendance: (please do not directly email the office staff for attendance/transportation changes, please use the information below)

Parent pickup request:

  • Parent pick-up requests may be done before 2:45 pm on the day you wish to make changes by phone at 785-379-5950 or email at

  • Please remember to also email your student’s teacher when requesting any type of transportation change.

Late Drop-offs/Early Pick-ups:
An adult will need to enter the building to sign students in and out of the office when arriving late or leaving early during the school day.

Students needing to be picked up from school early will be called to the school office upon your arrival. After a student is called to the office, it typically takes 3-5 minutes for them to arrive. Please be sure to allow time in your schedule for students to gather their things and walk to the office.

Office Contact (for Questions or General Information please contact the office staff below)

Heather Coffman (Administrative Assistant):

Kaitlyn Haynes (Office Assistant):

Main Line: 785-379-5950

YEARBOOK ORDERS DUE NOW: Last day to order Jan. 30th

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Upcoming Events


30th thru Feb 14th- Boys Basketball Intramurals 7:30 a.m.-8:15 a.m.

30th- Yearbook Order Due


20230-24 Kindergarten Registration: See Below

3rd- ECSE/PreK Screen @ T-South

6th- Board of Education Meeting 7 p.m. (SHHS)

2/9 6th Grade Parent Meeting SHMS @ 6:00 p.m.

14th- PreK-6th Grade Parent/Teacher Conferences 4 p.m.- 8:00 p.m.

All American Mustang Bank

15th- Valentine's Parties 2:30 p.m.

16th- PreK-12th Grade Parent/Teacher Conferences 8 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.


17th- NO SCHOOL Student & Staff

17th-PTO Dance @ 7pm located in the TS Gym

20th- NO SCHOOL Students & Staff

Board of Education Meeting 7 p.m. (BES)

21st- NO SCHOOL - Staff Professional Development

24th - Talent Show Forms are Due

28th- All American Mustang Bank

Tecumseh South Mustang Families:

Parent Teacher Conferences for elementary students are on February 14th and February 16th.
Schedule is as follows:

Tuesday, Feb 14th 4:00 – 8:00 PM

Thursday, Feb 16th 8:00 – 8:00 PM

All conference sign-ups can be accessed by scrolling the tabs at the top of the page to find the name of your child’s teacher. Make sure to click on your teacher tab to ensure you are viewing his/her conference page. If you are requesting a ZOOM meeting, please signup below like normal. You will then need to email your child’s teacher with your conference day and time to request the Zoom link. Please click the link below to sign up now.

If you have questions, please contact the school office.

Thank you,

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If you have a child that will be attending Kindergarten in the Fall of 2023, please fill out this google doc: Kindergarten Registration - Google Forms to register your child promptly. Mrs. Coffman will need the following information:

  • Child’s Name,
  • Date of Birth,
  • Physical Address (mailing address too if different then physical address),
  • Name of both Parents
  • Cell Phone Numbers for both Parents
  • Email Address for both Parents

To attend Kindergarten your child must be 5 years of age on or before August 31st.

Kindergarten pre-enrollment information will be emailed around the middle of March to all registered incoming kindergarteners and their parents. Please read all the information carefully and fill out ALL forms completely. In addition to the forms, you will also need to provide a copy of the following information:

  • Proof of Residency: i.e. Utility bill in your name, building and/or purchase agreement, or a rental agreement COPY
  • COPY of a legal birth certificate (State Certified Copy)
  • COPY of Immunization Record
  • COPY of Custody Papers (if applicable)

By completing and providing all the forms and the additional documentation requested, it will save you time when your online enrollment opens in July. (You will need to complete online enrollment in July.)

Please help us track new students moving into our attendance areal You may email Heather Coffman or have the new family email her.

If you have any questions, please contact Heather Coffman by email at

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Extra! Extra! The PTO's March Madness Calendar Raffle Sales are now live! Tomorrow the kids will come home with the fundraiser packet, but you can order yours now! Raffle Calendars are $25 each and come with a chance of winning 31 different prizes! We have some awesome prizes this year and will sell raffle calendars through 2/24 or once we reach 1,000 calendars.

Good Luck!

Save the Date


Feb 17th @ 7:00 p.m.

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Calling all Dads- Come be a Watch D.O.G.

We are excited to continue our Watch D.O.G. program second semester at Tecumseh South. The purpose of the Watch D.O.G. program is to be a positive male influence on all students in the school by volunteering with various school activities.

Please visit the link provided for more information and to sign up for a day to be our Tecumseh South Watch D.O.G: We ask that you only sign-up for one day per semester:

Mustang Bank

Mustang Bank

The All-American Mustang Bank is sponsored by Kaw Vally Bank and is known as the Tecumseh South Savings Program. The students are able to deposit money into their own account and learn the value of saving while earning 3% APY*

For more information, you may contact Cathy Feliciano with Kaw Valley Bank via e-mail at or via phone at 785-861-8308.

*Some restrictions apply
**Interest rate subject to change.
Kaw Valley Bank, Member FDIC

Account Application Applications should be turned in on scheduled Mustang Bank dates along with starting deposit.

School Fees

School fees have been assessed. This balance may be paid via the RevTrak parent portal (There are two separate logins required, One for Student Fees and one for Food Service "lunch"). You may send fees (Cash, Check or Money order) in a sealed envelope with your student to school or you may mail check/money order to the school office at 3346 SE Tecumseh Rd. Tecumseh, KS 66542


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