Back to School Edition

July 2021

We invite you to view the Back to School Newsletter for a smooth transition into the

2021-22 school year!

USD #263 Enrollment Information

In a little over a month we will open our school doors to welcome you back to another great year! Together we will create a year of excellence for our children. We are looking forward to a productive partnership with you to ensure our children can achieve their highest potential. The first step is to enroll your child for the 2021-22 school year!

If you are a returning student, please follow the link provided or find the information on our District Website.

If you intend to register a student in grades Kindergarten through 12 for the 2021-22 school year AND are new to Mulvane Public Schools, please contact buildings starting on August 2nd to make an appointment. New student enrollment will begin on August 4th.

Munson Primary: 316-777-0151

Mulvane Grade School: 316-777-1981

Mulvane Middle School: 316-777-2022

Mulvane High School: 316-777-1183

Attention Incoming 7th and 11th Graders

Please double check your immunization records before you receive your physical this summer.


Incoming 7th Graders

TDAP-Booster, Meningococcal (Serogroup A,C,W,Y) and 1st Booster is required for 2021-2022 School Year.


Incoming 11th Graders

Second dose of Meningococcal (Serogroup A,C,W,Y) is required for 2021-2022 School Year.

Free and Reduced Meals for 2021 - 2022 School Year

As a result of extended USDA funding opportunities, ALL students enrolled in USD 263 are allowed one free breakfast meal and one free lunch meal per day until the last day of the 2021/2022 school year.


NEW this year: Per state guidelines, the traditional Free & Reduced Meal Application program will NOT be utilized during the 2021/2022 school year. This survey will help determine which students qualify for reduced or eliminated school fees. Also, portions of our district’s funding are tied to the economic status of our families. We highly encourage each family to fill out the survey. More information can be found here.

MRC - Before and After School Program

The program start time will be: 6:30 am to the beginning of school M - F / After school until 6:30 pm.


A one-time enrollment fee of $30.00 is required for all participants. KDHE paperwork completion is required prior to children attending the program. DCF and Kaw Nation will provide financial assistance.


For more information, you can call 316-777-0858 or e-mail Kande at: kjones@mulvanerec.com


Fees are based on enrollment, not on attendance.

1 - 2 Days: AM or PM Only $20.00

3 - 5 Days: AM or PM Only $30.00

1 - 2 Days: Both AM & PM $25.00

3 - 5 Days: Both AM & PM $40.00

Activity Passes

Activity passes for the school year are available at MMS and MHS.

Prices:

Family Pass - $100.00

Individual Pass - $50.00

Senior Citizen Pass (age 60-69) - $25.00

Golden Pass (age 70+) - Free

Child Find Clinics 2021 - 2022

Are you curious as to how your child is developing? Each month our district provides developmental screening for children birth to age 5. This screening assesses children for Language, Concepts, Motor, Behavior, Hearing and Vision loss. If you would like to schedule an appointment for our next Child Find Clinic, please call 777-0151 ext. 1124 or e-mail mmason@usd263.org.

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Site Council

The purpose of the school site council is to advise the school on such matters as student learning, education programs, school improvement planning, and accreditation issues. The site council also plays an advocacy role for the school regarding the same issues. Specifically, the purpose is to:


  • Provide advice and counsel to the school in developing, implementing, and evaluating school performance goals and objectives.
  • Provide ongoing support for the students and staff of the school.


If you are interested in serving on a site council, please contact the respective building principal.

Mulvane School District Harassment Policies

The Mulvane School Board of Education is committed to providing a positive and productive working and learning environment free from harassment. Sexual harassment, racial harassment and/or disability harassment is strictly prohibited. The Board has adopted policies to protect our students and employees. These policies can be found in the Board Policy Book located on our webpage.

Title 1 Information


In accordance with federal guidelines, this notification is provided to inform you of your right to request the following specific information concerning the school and teachers:

Parents may request information regarding the professional qualifications of their child’s/children’s classroom teachers and paraprofessionals.

Professional qualifications include:

· Whether or not the teacher has met Kansas licensing criteria of the grade levels and subject areas being taught:

· The baccalaureate degree and any other graduate certification or degree in the field of discipline of both;

· If services are provided by paraprofessionals, their qualifications:

· If the teacher is teaching under an emergency or professional waiver.

We are pleased to inform you that all teachers at Munson Primary School and Mulvane Grade School meet the above criteria. Each one is licensed for the grade levels and subject areas being taught. Each one has a baccalaureate degree and none are teaching under an emergency or provisional waiver. The paraprofessional (s), who work under the direction of the Title 1 and classroom teachers, meet required qualifications for the position. As a parent you will be contacted by the school if your child is taught by a “non-highly qualified” teacher for four continuous weeks or more.

As a parent, you have the right to request your child’s state assessment scores. You have the right to obtain the school and school district’s state report cards. This may be found here.

Mulvane USD 263 Mission Statement

The mission of the Mulvane Public Schools is to prepare all students with academic and life skills while respecting the diverse social, educational, and cultural characteristics of each individual student.

The core values of Mulvane students and staff are based on a foundation of:

Respectful, positive relationships

Safe learning environments

Competent, knowledgeable staff

Appropriate social skills and citizenship

Professionalism with integrity

Open and honest communication

School Hours

Regular Hours

MPS: 7:50 AM-3:05 PM

ECH/PREK

AM Session : 7:50 AM-11:05 AM

PM Session: 11:50 AM-3:05 PM

MGS: 8:05 AM- 3:20 PM

MMS: 7:55 AM-3:10 PM

MHS: 7:45 AM- 3:00 PM


Wednesday Late Start Hours

MPS: 8:50 AM-3:05 PM

ECH/PREK:No SChool on Wednesday

MGS: 9:05 AM- 3:20 PM

MMS: 8:55 AM-3:10 PM

MHS: 8:45 AM- 3:00 PM

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Mulvane USD 263

628 E. Mulvane St.

Mulvane, KS 67110

(316) 777-1102

FAX: (316) 777-1103

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www.usd263.com

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Administration & Directors

Munson Primary - 777-0151

Jenifer Smith, Principal

Grade School - 777-1981

Trista Cuthbertson, Principal

Middle School - 777-2022

Dr. Janet Doud, Principal

Shawn Bennett, Asst. Principal/Athletic Dir.

High School - 777-1183

Glenda Cowell, Principal

David Fennewald, Asst. Principal/Asst. Athletic Dir.

Doug Evers, Asst. Principal/Athletic Dir.

Superintendent of Schools - 777-1102

Dr. Jay Ensley

Asst. Sup. of Educ. Services - 777-1102

Dr. Raquel Greer

Director of Operations - 777-1102

Brad Canfield

Financial Officer Director - 777-1102

Carolyn Young

Special Education Director - 777-1102

Dr. Raquel Greer

Jodi Copeland-Baker, Assistant Director

Andrea Palmer, Coord. of Spec. Services & Communications

Technology Director - 777-1102

Thomas Schmitz

Food Service/HVAC Director - 777-3003

Richard Hampton

Board of Education

Jeff Ellis, President

Steve Fry, Vice President

David Sanders

Fred Heersche

Stacy Gear

Chris Heersche

Crystal Smith


Board of Education meetings are

held at the Mulvane

District Office at

7:00 p.m. on the 2nd & 4th

Monday of each month.