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KSSB Parent and Student Handbook: 2018-2019

The Parent and Student Handbook outlines school policies, and describes expectations and responsibilities for students. Additional policies include privacy, due process, use of technology and other issues for parents and students.  The Parent/Student Handbook is available in pdf or text versions. Bullying policy is located on page 14 of the Parent/Student Handbook. Please use the links below to download, read and review the information contained in the handbook. The links will open in a new tab.

Student-Parent Handbook 2019-2020 – pdf

Student-Parent Handbook 2019-2020 – docx

Student Placement/ Residential Campus Policy

Guidelines and policies developed and used when determining residential placement at KSSB. Use the link below to review this policy. Please note the link will open in a new tab.

Student Placement_Residential Campus Policy 6.18.19

Suicide Prevention Policy

KSSB Suicide Prevention Policy was developed to protect the health, safety and welfare of its students, to promote healthy development, to safeguard against the threat or attempt of suicide among school aged youth. The goal of the policy is to outline suicide prevention activities, staff training and response procedures and designed to help eliminate confusion over educator roles and the referral process.  Please use the link below to download and read the information contained in the suicide prevention policy. The link will open in a new tab.

Suicide Prevention Policy docx

A Family Guide to the Use of Emergency Safety Interventions (Seclusion and restraint) in Kansas

The Emergency Safety Interventions  (ESI) developed by Families Together is used by KSSB to inform families of their rights under Emergency Safety Interventions law. It includes information on related to prevention, seclusion, restraint, functional behavioral assessments, and behavior intervention plans. Use the links below to review the Family Guides. Please note that links will open in a new tab.

2019-2020 ESI packet KSSB

ESI Family Guide pdf

ESI Family Guide txt

KSSB – Emergency Procedures

A handbook describing the Emergency Procedures established to reduce risks or prevent, prepare for, respond to, and recover from a crisis situation. Use the link below to review the procedures. Please note that the link will open in a new tab.

KSSB Emergency Procedures 3.20.19

Kansas Department of Education (KSDE)

KSDE provides a list of Resources for families and educators related to topics in special education – including a Guide to Special Education and Parents Rights Document. To view the entire list of resources click the link KSDE SPED Resources, which will open in a new tab.

Kansas Bureau of Investigations Suspicious Activity Report (SAR)

The Safe and Secure Schools Unit with the Kansas State Department of Education is excited to announce the launch of a new reporting tool for school and community safety.  The Unit has been working in collaboration with the Kansas Bureau of Investigation to release the Suspicious Activity Report (SAR).  The SAR does not take the place of calling 911 in an immediate emergency. Rather, it is intended for students, staff, parents, and community members to report suspicious activity.  The KBI receives the report and reviews, analyzes, and acts on the information accordingly.  For tracking purposes, the applicant is given a receipt number but the report remains anonymous if the user wishes.

The SAR can be accessed at https://www.kbi.ks.gov/sar, or by clicking an icon either on the Safe and Secure School’s website (https://www.ksde.org/Kansas-Safe-Schools) or the KBI website (http://www.kansas.gov/kbi/).

In addition, the QR Code below has been created as a fast, easy way to connect to the SAR via a cell phone camera.  Simply opening the camera on a cell phone and pointing at the QR Code will direct the individual to the SAR.  This QR Code is designed to print out and post anywhere throughout the school, sports complex, bus, etc. for easy access.

QR Code Suspicious Activity Report

Additional information will be provided this fall to help school districts inform students, staff, and parents about the purpose and use of SAR.

The Safe and Secure Schools Unit would like to thank those at the KBI for their dedication with helping us keep Kansas schools safe.  If you have any questions or concerns, please do not hesitate to contact Susan McMahan or John Calvert as listed below.

Susan McMahan                                                                                  John Calvert
School Safety Specialist (Lead)                                                           School Safety Specialist
Safe and Secure Schools Unit                                                             Safe and Secure Schools Unit
(785) 296-4946                                                                                    (785) 296-7056
smcmahan@ksde.org                                                                          jcalvert@ksde.org

Questions

If you have questions regarding the handbooks and policies, please contact  Jon Harding, Superintendent.

Phone: 913-304-3014

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