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Students dismissed early Wednesday, Jan. 27

CHS and RMS students will be dismissed at 1 PM and Chanute Elementary at 1:30 PM to allow time for staff professional development. After-school bus transportation will run usual routes two hours earlier than a regular school day. Lincoln morning and afternoon preschoolers will have school.

KSHSAA amends spectator changes for Winter Sports

The Kansas State High School Activities Association approved practices may resume Jan. 4 and competitions on Jan. 8. KSHSAA has voted to limit spectators to two adults or guardians per athlete at middle school and high school Winter athletic events. Masks must be worn at all times in school buildings.

School Board alters two days in spring calendar

Two school days were changed to professional development days for USD 413 staff during this spring semester. Students will not be in school on Monday, February 15 and Friday, April 2, while teachers are in meetings.

Royster Boys final game of basketball season changes

The final boys' basketball games vs Pittsburg have been moved up a day to Monday, Feb. 15. The 7th grade teams will play at the auxiliary gym at CHS, beginning with the C team, followed by the B, then A teams. The 8th grade teams will play at Royster, also beginning with the C team, followed by B, then A teams. Both sets of games begin at 4 PM.

Royster Basketball games vs Pittsburg Livestreamed TODAY

Royster Boys basketball games vs Pittsburg will be livestreamed. Use the link below to click on which game you want to view. Both games begin at 4 PM.




CHESS CLUB IS STARTING AGAIN! Practices will be Tuesdays and Thursdays from 3-3:45 in Mrs. Richardson's room. See her for a new permission form for this semester. See you at practice!

IT’S TIME TO PUT ON YOUR THINKING CAPS!  Scholars' Bowl will start up practices when we return from Christmas Break.  Our meetings will be afterschool on Mondays & Wednesdays.  If you are interested in participating in Scholars' Bowl, please sign up with Mrs. Johnson in room 214.  #WhizKidzUnite

JOIN The WORKOUT ZONE:  Workout Zone is a place to go after school on Tuesdays and Thursdays and get your sweat on! Want to keep in shape for a sport? Want to work on getting in better shape? Want to just try something new? Or just have something to do after school? All fitness levels and abilities welcome. This is for any Royster student and it’s fun! Sign up in the office or go see Mrs. Jones or Ms. Reilly! 


COVID Infection Rates for Fall semester 2020


USDA approves FREE breakfasts and lunches for ALL students!

usda free meals for all students 2020-2021 updated flyer

Persons with questions can contact Child Nutrition Director Terri Markham at:


Enroll Online in Chanute Public Schools

All enrollment forms can be completed and fees paid online.

To enroll, parents of returning or new-to-district/kindergarten students should go to the Enroll Online Tab Button on the district’s website. Click on the link for new student OR returning student to begin filling out the forms.

School offices have public computers for parents or students who want to use a school computer to enroll. Office hours are from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. weekdays.

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Mr. Don Epps

Asst. Principal

Mr. Chris Shields



Office Hours

RMS Office Hours 7 am – 4 pm

Doors open at 7:15am


Katy Rodriquez

Becky Colding

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Contact Information

Royster Middle School
400 W Main St
Chanute, Kansas 66720
Phone: 620.432.2520
Fax: 620.431.7841