Sedalia 200 families,
The district will be on the early out schedule on Friday, May 20, in advance of graduation. All schools will dismiss 2 hours earlier than usual.
Familias de Sedalia 200,
El distrito estará en el horario de salida temprana el viernes 20 de mayo, antes de la graduación. Todas las escuelas saldrán 2 horas antes de lo normal.
В пятницу, 20 мая, в преддверии выпускного, школьный округ работает по раннему графику. Все школы распустятся на 2 часа раньше, чем обычно.
Transitional kindergarten is designed to bridge the gap between Pre-K and kindergarten. This provides an additional year of early education for younger children who are kindergarten age, but have a summer birthday or do not quite demonstrate kindergarten readiness. Students will work through the kindergarten curriculum at a slower pace.
If your child turns five (5) in May, June or July, this pilot program might be beneficial to them. Children accepted into the transitional kindergarten program will be assessed at the end of the year to determine if their next path should be an additional year in kindergarten or moving on to first grade.
***Please note: If your child is not in the Heber Hunt boundaries, the parent/guardian will be responsible for providing transportation.
The school will notify the parents/guardians if your child is selected for this pilot program.
Driver Education will be offered free of charge this summer for Sedalia 200 students. See the application at the link below for details about the course and student eligibility. Direct questions to teacher Ashley Young, firstname.lastname@example.org
Clases de conducir se ofrecerá de forma gratuita durante este verano para los estudiantes de Sedalia 200. Consulte la solicitud en el siguiente enlace para obtener detalles sobre la clase y la elegibilidad de los estudiantes.
Обучение вождению будет предлагаться бесплатно этим летом для студентов Sedalia 200. См. приложение по ссылке ниже для получения подробной информации о курсе и правах студентов.
The federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has lifted its order requiring the wearing of masks on buses or vans operated by public or private school systems, including early care and education/child care programs. Masks will be optional on all First Student school buses effective immediately.
In closed session Monday, Jan. 24, the Sedalia School District 200 Board of Education approved the hiring of Josh Gray as head coach for the Smith-Cotton Tigers football program.
Gray replaces Charlie McFail, who announced his retirement from the position at the end of the 2021 season. Gray, who will teach at the high school, has 25 years of coaching experience. For the past 16 years, he has been at Kearney High School – 11 years as the defensive coordinator and the past five years as head coach. He also served as Kearney’s head strength and conditioning coach.
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Some clarification regarding COVID-19 protocols:
-- Those who test positive are excluded from school for 10 days from the date of the positive test.
-- That exclusion period can be reduced to five days if the affected person agrees to wear a mask/face covering while inside school buildings for the following five days. They also must be fever-free (without fever-reducing medication) for 24 hours and symptoms must be greatly improved.
-- Current federal transportation regulations dictate that those riding school buses must wear a mask/face covering while on board.
On Monday, Aug. 16, the Sedalia School District 200 Board of Education approved a resolution requiring face coverings be worn by students, staff members and visitors in all district buildings starting Wednesday, Aug. 18. The resolution will be reviewed at the board’s regular monthly meetings.
The board extended the resolution for another 30 days at its Sept. 13 meeting.
In the event of a delayed start or cancellation of school, we will send out a text message, email and automated phone message with details as soon as the decision has been confirmed. We also will post on Facebook (facebook.com/SedaliaSchoolDis
trict200), Twitter (@sedaliaschools) and on the district's smartphone app.
Decisions on delays and cancellations are based on the information district administrators have in front of them at the time. When the temperature or wind chill factors are below zero or when road conditions are unsafe is when the district will use the options discussed in the letter linked HERE.
Attention 8th & 12th grade Parents/Guardians:
State law and health regulations require students to be properly immunized and provide verification to the school nurse, unless they have an appropriate exemption card from Pettis County Health Center on file. If your child is going into the 8th grade they must have one dose of Tdap and one dose of MCV (Meningococcal Conjugate). The first dose of MCV must have been administered after 10 years of age.
Students who will be 12th graders are required to have two doses of MCV unless the first dose was administered at 16 years or older, in which case only one is required. At least one dose must be given after 16 years of age. Students will be excluded from school starting Sept. 14, 2020, if immunizations aren’t up-to-date.
The state has required these immunizations whether students are attending school in person or virtually.
Parents are encouraged to have their doctor's office or health agency fax or email the records to the appropriate office (nurse contacts are listed below) or they can scan and email the record themselves.
School nurse Laura Beth Fisher, LPN
SCJH fax: 660-829-6409
School nurse Michelle Muths, LPN
S-C High fax: 660-851-5393
Katy Trail Community Health
Pettis County Health Dept
The Parent Portal (link above) is now open for the current school year. We encourage all parents to access the portal to ensure they know how to access grade, attendance and other information about their student(s). Be sure to select the Parent Tab to log in.
If you don't recall your password, you can enter your email address and the system will send you a prompt to reset it. Once you are logged in, please go to the Menu button at the top left and select Update Household Data. Next to Household Parents, click the Edit link, then click the + symbol next to the name of the parent whose data you are checking/updating. Make the needed changes then click Save at the bottom right of the page.
If other changes are needed (Household address, Student data, Emergency contacts), click on the return to list icon at the bottom of the page.
Having a current phone number and email address listed in the Parent Portal is vital - this is the data our Parent Notification system uses to contact you with weather delays/cancellations, attendance calls and other school-related information. If you don't recall which email address you used or if that email address is no longer active, please contact your school's administrative assistant for help.