Hume R-VIII Mission Statement:
"Educating and training today; embracing tomorrow's opportunities."
The Hume School will remained locked until 3:25pm each day for student safety.



Parents or Guardians, due to the high amount of quarantined, pending cases and confirmed cases, 

Hume R-8 school district has chosen to close our school until Monday, November 30, 2020. 

We are still planning to have a pick up day from 8 to 11 am or 1 to 3 pm tomorrow, November 12th. 

The health department will be in contact with those who will need to remain quarantined during this time. 

If you have any questions please call the school at 660-643-7411.




••• Masks are REQUIRED for any authorized visitor, all staff and students. •••


ONLINE HORNET STORE is REOPENED until NOVEMBER 30 with new items and here is the website link:


Announcements & Make-up dates:

    • Starting Monday, November 9: PHASE 3 (masks are required by all staff, faculty, and students)

    • November 16 @ 4:30 PM @ Hume: Quiz Bowl CANCELLED

    • November 19 @ 5:30 PM: HSBB @ Drexel Jamboree (VG/VB) CANCELLED

    • November 24 @ 5 PM: HSBB @ A.C. (JVG/VG/VB)

    • November 25 - 27: Thanksgiving break. HAPPY THANKSGIVING!

    • November 30 - December 5: HSBB @ Hume GVVC Tournament POSTPONED

    • December 5 @ 8 AM: Science Olympiad (virtual with Warrensburg)


Fundraisers:

• Senior Palooza, October 13 - January 31

• Seniors - Texas Roadhouse Rolls, November 4 - 18

• After Prom - Poinsettias, November 9 - 24





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Under the Families First Coronavirus Response Act of 2020, families that qualify for free or reduced price meals at school may be eligible for a new one-time Pandemic Electronic Benefits Transfer (P-EBT) of up to $302 per child (Pre-Kindergarten – Grade 12) to help cover the cost of meals students have eaten at home on days that schools have been closed. Students can receive P-EBT benefits even if they have been or continue to receive meals provided by the school district during the school closure. If your child was not previously eligible for free or reduced price meals, but you have now lost income, you may be eligible to receive P-EBT benefits (review the P-EBT Eligibility Criteria document below).

The benefit is placed on an Electronic Benefit Transfer (EBT) card families use to buy food. If you received Food Stamp (SNAP) benefits in March, do not apply for these new/additional benefits. The full $302 will automatically be loaded to your existing EBT card. If you did not receive Food Stamp (SNAP) benefits in March, you must apply for this benefit by June 30, 2020 (see below).

The most efficient way to apply is to submit your application online at EmergencyMealSurvey.com/MO. You will also likely experience a faster approval process. If you’re not able to apply online, you can follow the link below to the paper application. The fillable PDF document can then be emailed or mailed to the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (DESE). You will find complete instructions and additional details in the letter to families below.


Please review these important documents carefully:




· P-EBT Paper Application (hard copy to fill out and email or mail to DESE if you’re not able to submit the application online)



To request a paper application be mailed to you, please contact our Food and Nutrition Services office at XXX-XXX-XXXX. Please do not send completed applications to your school; see the letter to families above for application submission information.

The Department of Social Services (DSS) will send families a letter indicating they are approved or denied. If you have questions on how to apply for the P-EBT benefit, contact DSS through the online chat feature at mydss.mo.gov or call 855-373-4636. For more information on the EBT card, visit: mydss.mo.gov/food-assistance/ebt.


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Free public WiFi Hotspots provided and powered by Craw-Kan. These hotspots were installed to help kids, parents, teachers and school administrators to provide a means of free internet access due to school facility closures required by the State of Kansas to help slow the spread of the COVID-19 virus. We will continue to add new locations to help reach as much of our service area as possible, so please check the map daily. https://ckt.net/hotspots/


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Novel Coronavirus Fact Sheet (click the link for more COVID-19 information)














Hume R-VIII School District

Notice of Nondiscrimination 

The District does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, ancestry, religion, sex, disability, age, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law in its programs and activities and provides equal access to the Boy Scouts and other designated youth groups. The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies: 

    District Compliance Officer:

             Mr. Colby Sisson, Principal

            Hume R-VIII School District

            9163 SW 2nd Street

            Hume, MO  64752

            660-643-7411

The District’s policy and procedures detailing the District’s Prohibition Against Harassment, Discrimination, and Retaliation are set forth in Board of Education Policy & Regulation 1300.  District Board of Education Policies can be found on the District’s website and/or available in the District’s Central Office. 

For further information about anti-discrimination laws and regulations, or to contact the Office for Civil Rights in the U.S. Department of Education (OCR) regarding the District’s compliance with anti-discrimination laws and regulations, please contact OCR at One Petticoat Lane, 1010 Walnut Street, Kansas City, Suite 320, Missouri 64106, (816) 268-0550 (voice), or (877) 521-2172 (telecommunications device for the deaf), or [email protected].

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January 2018, Copyright © 2018 Missouri Consultants for Education, LLC





PLEASE CHECK the Activity Calendar for more events.

–If you have any concerns regarding Title IX and Section 504, Homelessness, or information 
regarding children in need of foster care, please contact Colby Sisson @ 660-643-7411.

–Anyone interested in applying for substitute food service position in kitchen; please contact OPAA! 

–Parents please look at Notes to Parents – to access, click Notes to Parents on the bottom of the left sidebar. 
Any important notices for parents will be found here.

Please send pictures of school events to 
[email protected] for the webpage. Thank you!!







Contact Us

9163 SW 2nd Street, Hume, MO  64752; Phone:  660-643-7411; Fax:  660-643-7506