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Daily Announcements October 23, 2018

All School

CONFERENCES:  Parents and Guardians, This coming week on October 23rd the Truman Public School will have Parent/Teacher/Family CONFERENCES.   They will be held from 4:00 - 7:00.  Grades 3-12 - Parents, please BRING your children with so that they can tell you about their  school day and how they are doing in school.   Teachers will be expecting them!  Pre-K, Kindergarten,  1 and 2 - Please schedule a conference with your child's teacher.  Conferences will be held in the teacher's classrooms with the classroom teacher.  Please allow enough time to see all of your child's teachers.  A map will be provided when you come.  Thank you for coming and supporting all of us, especially your children!  They will love to share what they are learning in school.  Make it a FAMILY night OUT!!    If you cannot make it, please send GRANDMA, GRANDPA or someone in your place!   

Lisa Shellum - Superintendent/ Principal  Deb Schneider - School Social Worker.

01. PICKING UP STUDENTS: A reminder that ALL students being picked up for appointments by parents must be picked up and signed out at the main office.  A phone call or note to the office is necessary before the appointment

02. CELL PHONE POLICY:  Truman Schools policy regarding cell phones calls for the phone to either be : 1.        placed in a holder in the teacher's classroom, or 2. kept put away and out of view and use.  Violation of these expectation will result in the phone being taken and brought to the office.

03. GROCERY RECEIPT COLLECTIONS:  We are collecting HyVee and Fareway grocery receipts, soup labels, Moola milk covers, and Sunny D labels as a fundraiser for the school. If you would like to donate them please send or drop them off in the office.

04. TOUR THE SCHOOL:  Truman Public school invites you to come and take a tour of the school, please call 776-2111 to arrange a visit.

05. HOMEWORK HELP: Starting on September 25th.  3:05 PM-4:00 PM.  It willbe held in the School Board and computer lab rooms.  There will be time for reading, finishing homework, or computer times. 

06. "Halloween is Oct 31 and the FFA Leadership Council will be sponsoring a costume contest.  We will give 1 prize to the top individual and 1 prize to the top group in the high school.  Adults are encouraged to dress up. Prizes for you too!"

High School

01. SELECTIVE SERVICE REGISTRATION:  A reminder to male students that they must register with Selective Service within 30 days of their 18th birthday.  It is the law.

02.  OPEN CAMPUS:  A reminder that Truman Schools DOES NOT have an "Open Campus" during the lunch period.  Students should not be leaving school grounds during this time.

03.  5th GRADE: 5th grade will be attending a Kindness Retreat at Lake Crystal on Thursday, November 15th.

Guidance Counselor

Reminder to all high school students: please check your school email and visit the bullitin board outside of the office for any scholarships and scholastic opportunities.


01.  OUTDOOR RECESS PROCEDURES:   New outside rules regarding weather are as follows:  If the "feels like" temp is under 50 the children must wear coats.  If the "feels like" temp is 50 - 59 degrees the children don't have to wear coats if they have long sleeves.  Long pants must also be worn unless the temp is 60+.  If the "feels like" temp is 60+ the children get to choose.  We will be using the KSUM/KFMC website to find the temperature and it will be posted in three places.  Our playground expectations state that children will dress appropriately for the weather and they will listen to what the adults tell them to do.

02.  3rd GRADE: Monday, October 22nd the 3rd grade class will be visiting at the Heartland Senior Living.

Community Ed


 Click here to view the Athletics Calendar for more upcoming events!

CROSS COUNTRY: Varsity practice in Truman.
Football: Play off game vs Hills Beaver Creek at Hills.  Game starts at 7:00 PM.  Bus leaves at 3:00 PM, please dismiss students at 2:50 PM.



01.  LUNCH DOUBLES:  Ala Carte or Doubles need to be in to the office BEFORE 10:00 each day to reserve a meal change.  The cost is $1.50

02.  KINDERGARTEN BREAKFAST:  Breakfast is free for all kindergarten students.

03.  FEDERAL LUNCH GUIDELINES:  Fruit or juice is served daily with each breakfast.  Bread and milk are included with each lunch.  Extra fruit and vegetables served daily.    Federal and State Dietary regulations require that Food Service are REQUIRED to serve each student 1/2 cup of fruit and 1/2 cup of vegetables daily.


Monday, October 29
Breakfast: Banana bread, fruit, juice
Lunch: Chicken nuggets, seasoned rice, California blend vegetables, spinach salad, diced pears, fruit
Alternate Line: 
Tuesday, October 23
Lunch: Hamburger ona bun, fixings, tator tots, fresh vegetables, fresh fruit
Alternate Line: Pulled pork on a bun sandwich
Wednesday, October 24
Breakfast: Breakfast pizza, salsa, fruit, juice
Lunch: Chicken hotdish, garlic breadstick, green peas, spinach salad, mandarin oranges, frui
Alternate Line: Hotdog on a bun
Thursday, October 25
Breakfast: Pancakes, blueberry fluff, applesauce, juice
Lunch: Chili, peanut butter sandwich, fresh vegetables, spinach salad, apples, oranges
Alternate Line: Chicken Wild rice soup
Friday, October 26
Breakfast: Bagel, strawberry cream cheese, peanut butter, fruit, juice
Lunch: Ribette on a bun, mashed potatoes, green beans, applesauce, fruit
Alternate Line: Hot dog on a bun