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The first day of 2016 -17 Latchkey is Wednesday, August 17. Latchkey is available at Sunset, Northridge, South Breeze and Slate Creek Elementary schools. New and returning students must complete a new enrollment form each school year. Enrollment forms are available at all of the elementary schools and may be downloaded at usd373-ks.schoolloop.com/latchkey.


The following events & other dates can be found on Dynacal as well. Please contact your child's school if you have questions about a specific school event. 


  • Aug. 8 NHS- Fall Athletic Meeting for parents 6:30 pm
  • Aug.16 NHS- New Student/Freshman parent meeting 6:00 - 6:30 pm
  • Aug.16 NHS- Open House 6:00 - 8:00 pm** updated hours
  • Aug.16 Santa Fe 5/6 Center-
    Meet Your Teacher - 5th Grade 5:30 - 6:30 pm
    Meet Your Teacher - 6th Grade 6:30 - 7:30 pm
  • Aug. 16 Cooper Education Center- Meet and Greet For Children in AM Classes 5:00 - 6:30 pm
  • Aug. 16 Northridge Elementary- Meet Your Teacher 4:30 - 6:30 pm
  • Aug. 16 Slate Creek Elementary-Meet Your Teacher 4:00 - 6:00 pm
  • Aug. 16 South Breeze Elementary- Meet Your Teacher 4:00 - 6:00 pm
  • Aug. 16 Sunset Elementary- Meet Your Teacher 4:30 - 6:00 pm
  • Aug. 16 Walton Rural Life Center- Meet Your Teacher 4:30 - 6:30 pm
  • Aug. 17 NHS First Day of School - Freshman and New Students 8:30 am
  • Aug. 17 Santa Fe 5/6 Center- First Day for All 5th Grade Only (No 6th Grade) 8:00 am
  • Aug. 17 Chisholm Middle School- First Day for All 7th Grade and New to district 8th gr. 8:05 am
  • Aug. 17 NR, SC, SB, SS, Walton Elem- First Day of School for All Elementary Students 8:00 am
  • Aug. 18 NHS- All Students Attend 8:30 am
  • Aug. 18 Santa Fe 5/6 Center First Day for All 6th Grade Only (No 5th Grade) 8:00 am
  • Aug. 18 Chisholm Middle School- All Students Attend 8:05 am
  • Aug. 18 Cooper Education Center- Meet and Greet For Children in PM Classes 5:00 - 6:30 pm
  • Aug. 19 Santa Fe 5/6 Center- All Students Attend 8:00 am
  • Aug. 24 Cooper Education Center- First Day of School 8:15 am
  • Sept. 1 Walton Rural Life Center- Parent Information Night 6:00 - 8:00 pm
  • Sept. 7 NR, SC, SB, SS, Walton Elem- All day Kindergarten begins 8:00 am
  • Sept. 8 South Breeze Elementary-  Math Night 7:00 - 8:00 pm

Fall Pictures

  • Aug.19 NHS- Morning
  • Aug. 31 Northridge Elementary-  8:15 am - 12:30 pm 
    (retakes on Oct. 5 from 8:15-10:00 am)
  • Sept. 21 Slate Creek Elementary- 8:15 am
  • Oct. 11 South Breeze Elementary- 8:00 am - 12:00 pm




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For all athletic schedule changes, delays and cancellations, go to Athletics page.