2017-2018 Athletic Physical Form

If your student is going to participate in athletics, please download this physical form:
KSHSAA Athletic Physical Form
KSHSAA Parent Consent Form (Spanish)

(latest, as of May, 2016)

2017-2018 Concussion - Impact Release Form

Concussion - Impact Release Form 2017-18
Grades 7-12
(Form must be signed by all student athletes and parent/guardians before the student participates in any athletic or spirit practice or contest each school year).

2017-2018 Student Information (Immunizations, Health, etc.)

2017-2018 Student Information (Immunizations, Health, etc.)

2017-2018 School Supply Lists

Soderstrom Elementary

Smoky Valley Middle School

Smoky Valley High School

District Calendar 2017-2018

District Calendar 2017-2018

2017-18 Enrollment Schedule


Smoky Valley School District is pleased to announce NEW ONLINE ENROLLMENT for its elementary, middle and high schools!  The schools will mail enrollment packets containing online enrollment instructions and details to parents the last week of July. 


If parents are unable to complete the online enrollment, computers and assistance will be available August 4th during regular business hours (8:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.), as follows:


  • Soderstrom Elementary School, 227 North Washington, Lindsborg, 785-227-2945.  If your child has not registered for Pre-K, please call the Soderstrom Elementary Office. 
  • Smoky Valley Middle School, 401 North Cedar, Lindsborg, 785-227-4249.   Fifth grade student orientation is in the Smoky Valley Middle School Library on August 8th and 10th from 1:00-3:00 p.m. - attend only one session.  The new student/parent meeting is scheduled for August 16, at 7:00 p.m., in the SVMS Auditorium. 
  • Smoky Valley High School, 1 Viking Boulevard, Lindsborg, 785-227-2909. The new student/freshman parent meeting is scheduled for August 15 at 7:00 p.m. in the SVHS commons.



Enrollment must be completed and fees paid by Friday, August 11, 2017.*



Smoky Valley Virtual Charter School.  Enrollment is currently open by arrangement. Appointments can be made for day or evening.  Call Sharlene Ramsey, Director, 785-227-4292.


*Fees may also be paid through our online payment system at www.smokyvalley.org by clicking on the Online Payments icon.


2017-18 School Starting Dates



August 7 - First Day of School for Smoky Valley Virtual Charter School (SVVCS) Students

August 17- First Day of School for SES, SVMS & SVHS for Grades K - 9 and NEW high school students (1:30 early dismissal)

August 17 thru August 25 - Kindergarten (Half-days) 8:10 a.m. - 11:10 a.m.

August 18 - First Day of School for SVHS returning students Grades 10 - 12

August 28 - First Day of School for All Day Kindergarten Classes 8:10 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.

August 28 - First Day of School for Pre-K Classes:  AM Class - 8:10 a.m. - 11:10 a.m.;  PM Class - 12:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.

 *(Teacher will notify parents of Pre-K and Kindergarten students of testing schedule during the dates of August 17-25).

School Hours


Soderstrom Elementary K-4:  8:10 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.

Soderstrom Elementary Pre-K A.M. Class - 8:10 a.m. - 11:10 a.m.

                                       Pre-K P.M. Class - 12:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.

Smoky Valley Middle School:  8:15 a.m. - 3:35 p.m.

Smoky Valley High School:  8:15 a.m. - 3:35 p.m.


2017-2018 Pre-K and Kindergarten Information

Pre-Kindergarten (4 Yr. Olds) 

Morning and afternoon Pre-Kindergarten classes are available for 4 year olds in the school district who meet the qualifications for this age group.  The classes are held at Soderstrom Elementary School. Please contact Eric Sjogren, Soderstrom Elementary Principal, at 785-227-2945 about Pre-K qualifications.


To enroll for all day kindergarten classes at Soderstrom Elementary, pupils must be five (5) years of age on or before August 31 of the current year. Fees for all-day kindergarten will no longer be assessed.

2017-2018 Information for Special Ed Students Attending at McPherson USD #418



Saturday, August 5, 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.: Enrollment for ALL grades @ Auxiliary Gym, McPherson High School, 801 E. First, McPherson, 620-241-9500.



August 15:  First Day of School:  Grades 1-12

August 16:  First Day of School for Half-Day Kindergarten

August 28:  First Half day for Pre-Kindergarten

August 30:  First Full Day for Kindergarten

September 5:  First Full Day for Pre-Kindergarten

Transportation for Special Education students to McPherson will begin on August 15.


2017-2018 Transportation


 The school district plans to make transportation available for all students (grades Pre-K through 12) residing outside the city limits. Students residing in Marquette will be picked up by the buses at the loading zone on the south side of the MES building for transportation to Lindsborg. Transportation will begin on Thursday, August 17.  Note:  A transportation request form must be completed by all new students requesting transportation, including Pre-K and Kindergarten students, if a form was not completed at Kindergarten Roundup and Pre-K registration.


2017-18 Student Activities / Sports - Lunches


Please note that the Board approved eliminating the curriculum fee at their regular monthly meeting on July 17, 2017, and the all-day kindergarten fee will no longer be assessed.


Student Fee

Curriculum Fee (K-12)

$  30.00

Part-Time Curriculum Fee (1/2 time or less)

$  15.00

All-day Kindergarten Fee


Fundamentals of Art

$  45.00

Advanced Studio *

$  25.00

Photo Imaging *

$  25.00

2D A&B *

$  25.00

3D A&B *

$  25.00

Trade & Industry *

$  25.00

Cabinetmaking I

$  45.00

Cabinetmaking II

$  45.00


$  45.00

Instrument Rental

$  50.00

Driver’s Education


Driver’s Education (not attending SV)


Activities Fee / Sports

$  30.00

Laptop Rental Fee (7-12)

$  50.00

Online Payment Transaction Fee

$    3.00

* Cost per Semester

The Smoky Valley Board of Education recognizes the need for assisting families in need.  Fees for Activities/Sports shall be waived for students who qualify for free meals.




Daily Cost

20 Lunches

Lunch - Grades K-4

$ 2.70

$ 54.00

Lunch - Grades 5-8

$ 2.90

$ 58.00

Lunch - High School

$ 3.05

$ 61.00

Lunch - Adults

$ 3.60

$ 72.00

Breakfast - Students

$ 1.80

$ 36.00

Breakfast - Adults

$ 2.00

$ 40.00

(Extra milk will be available at a cost of 40 cents per 1/2 pint)

Free and reduced meal applications will be available at enrollment. Meal applications should include the names of all members living in your household, including the name of your child even if he/she is attending special education classes in McPherson. If you have children enrolled in more than one attendance center in the district, only one completed application needs to be submitted to any one of our school attendance centers or the USD #400 district office.

Lunch service begins in all buildings Thursday, August 17.  Lunch payments are due on enrollment day at all schools.