USD 426 Jr/Sr High Student Handbook



This handbook is intended to be used by students, parents, and staff as a guide to the rules, regulations, and general information about Pike Valley Jr./Sr. High School. Each student is responsible for becoming familiar with the handbook and knowing the information contained in it. Parents are encouraged to use this handbook as a resource and to assist their child in following the rules contained in this handbook.

Although the information found in this handbook is detailed and specific on many topics, the handbook is not intended to be all encompassing so as to cover every situation and circumstance that may arise during any school day, or school year. This handbook does not create a “contract”. The administration reserves the right to make decisions and make rule revisions at any time to implement the educational program and to assure the well-being of all students. The administration will be responsible for interpreting the rules contained in this handbook. Should a situation or circumstance arise that is not specifically covered in this handbook, the administration will make a decision based upon all applicable school district policies, and state and federal statutes and regulations.  

The administration and faculty are sincerely interested in making this year one in which you will attain the maximum in educational growth and development. We hope you realize to the fullest extent, the pleasures that come only during the years spent in school. Success in school is directly dependent upon the amount of effort and cooperation you give your work and the entire program of the school. Best wishes for a very successful year.

Mission Statement

Pike Valley Jr./Sr. High School will empower students to meet the challenges of the 21st Century in a positive environment where students can learn, develop, and mature.

Nondiscrimination in Education Programs and Activities

In compliance with Federal, State, and Local rules, laws, regulations, and policies, Pike Valley Jr./Sr. High School and its employees shall not discriminate on the basis of sex, race, color, national origin, religion, age, or disability in any of the educational programs or activities that it operates. It is the intent of the Pike Valley Jr./Sr. High School faculty, staff, and administration to comply with both the letter and spirit of the law to insure that discrimination does not exist in the school policies, regulations, or operations. Specific complaints of alleged discrimination should be referred to:

Mr. Steve Joonas, Superintendent
Pike Valley Public Schools USD 426
100 School Street
PO Box 291
Scandia, KS 66966
(785) 335-2206

Child Fund

Pike Valley High School has the responsibility to identify, locate, and evaluate all children (birth through age 21) with disabilities regardless of the severity of their disabilities, and who are in need of special education related services. If you have questions or concerns about a child, please contact the Superintendent of Schools or High School Principal (785) 335-2206 concerning the district’s special education referral process. 

Section I - Academic Information

Section II - Basic School Rules & General Practices

Section III - Student Discipline

Section IV - KSHSAA Sponsored Activities