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Newton Latchkey

Newton Public Schools

Haleigh Willis, Email
Latchkey Office
619 Boyd Ave
Newton, KS 67114
316-284-6570 ext. 1537

Latchkey Locations

1900 Windsor Dr
Supervisor: Charity Potter Chastain, Esmeralda Hernandez 

Slate Creek
901 East 4th
Supervisor: Jessica Martin

South Breeze
1020 Old Main
Supervisor: Crystal Shook

619 Boyd Ave
Supervisor: Chloe Denno and Crystal Harmon

Forms, fees & Other Info

2019-20 School Year Enrollment Forms
Please complete all forms and submit with applicable fees to the Newton Latchkey Office, 619 Boyd Ave, Newton, KS, or via email: Applications must be filled out completely and submitted with the enrollment fee before children may attend.

Latchkey Hours and Fees:
Please click on the link for information about Latchkey hours and fees. 

HCUW Scholarship Application: 
Scholarships of up to $5.00 per child, per day, are available to families in need of assistance, thanks to a generous grant by Harvey County United Way. The next round of awards will begin May 22, 2019, for Summer Latchkey. 

Latchkey Parent Portal To check your balance or make an online payment, please click on the link and register using the e-mail address you provided on your child's Latchkey enrollment form. Enter the code from the email you will receive and set your password. Once logged in, click on "Ledger" to check your balance. Click on the green "Pay Now" icon to make a payment and follow the prompts to submit your payment.

All Day Latchkey is held during most school breaks and teacher in-service days, at Sunset Elementary, 619 Boyd Ave. Students should bring a sack lunch, gym shoes and clothing suitable for outdoor play. Sign up sheets will be posted at each Latchkey site. 

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Mission Statement

Latchkey is a school-based program that strives for building social skills, character, and  knowledge through play, structured activities, homework time, and interaction with peers in a safe, fun, and educational environment.

Important Information for Parents to Know
  • Latchkey offers a variety of activities:  gym games, homework time, reading, board games, crafts and free time.
  • All enrollment forms must be filled out completely and enrollment fees paid before your child may attend the program.
  • Our behavior plan follows closely to that of the school district.  Please read our hand outs so that you are familiar with the rules. At any time, please contact a Latchkey supervisor if you have any questions.

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