PRE Newsletter

March 4, 2022

Important Dates

March 4 Deadline for ordering Author Books

March 8 Kindergarten Round-up @ 6:00 P.M.

March 9 Community Service Event @ 4:00 P.M. (see below)

March 10 Skate Night

March 11 End of 3rd Quarter, Day of Community Service, Yearbook orders due! (see below!)

March 14-21 Spring Break

March 22 Students Return


The ordering window has opened for the 2021-2022 yearbooks. Flyers were sent home with oldest and only students on Monday. Orders are online only until Friday, March 11th. If you missed the flyer here is the information.

Ordering code is: 63813B

Yearbooks are $15.00.

PRE Spring Picture Day

Spring Picture Day is Coming! Picture Day for Prairie Ridge Elementary is scheduled for Thursday, March 31, 2022.

Please order online at and use order code: 67061HF. Order by Picture Day and receive free shipping to the school.

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Kindergarten Round-up

If you have a child who will be attending kindergarten during the 2022-23 school year, please fill out this link Incoming Kindergarten Contact List. You can call the PRE office at 913-667-1800 with any questions. Please mark your calendars for Tuesday, March 8 @ 6:00 P.M. to attend an informational meeting. Share this information with friends and neighbors who will have kindergartners at PRE next year.

Double Diamond

The Double Diamond Award will be given out every Friday to a class that has exemplified specific expectations during their specials classes. Specials teachers have explained what students need to do in order to earn this award.

•Listen AND follow teacher directions

•Only talking during appropriate times

•Use an inside voice when working

•Show RESPECT to everyone and to property

•Enter and Exit the classroom appropriately

•Give YOUR personal best effort during class

Mrs. Dolan's 2nd grade class won the Double Diamond Award this week. Congratulations!!!

Golden Spoon Winners

Congratulations to our award winning classes for showing great lunchroom behavior!







Students of the Week

Congratulations to our students of the week! Signs will be distributed next week.

Janie Welder

Elias Fazli

Drew Everhart

Mckenzie Stacks

Colton Brown

Rylin Ross

Ernie Crawford

Chelsea McCreary

Gwynn Thomason

Emma Houghton

Chloe Njenga

Amelia Grabbe

Quinn Carlson

Eleanor Welder

Harper Roque

Sloan Anders

Quinn Kluck

Armando Davis

Cade Rodriguez

Henry Onkoba

Casen McAlister

Kiley Gorr

Matthew Bateman

Lauren Hall

Book Drive Extended Until Monday!

Donate gently used books for grades K-6. There will be donation boxes in the office. The books will be sorted at the March 9th community service event. Your donations will support a local Bookmobile in the KC area. Please consider sharing your love of reading with others by making books more accessible to all kids.

Skate City Night-March 10

Save the date for our next Skate City Night! Thursday, March 10th from 6:00-8:00 pm! Admission is $6.00 and skate rental is $2.00. No admission fees for non skaters.
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Girls on the Run @ PRE!

Girls on the Run is coming to Prairie Ridge! Beginning March 28, girls will meet twice per week for 8 weeks, having fun, making friends, increasing their physical activity levels and learning important life skills. Trained and caring coaches lead 3rd - 5th-grade girls through interactive lessons and movement activities. The season concludes on May 21 with a celebratory 5K event at Swope Park. Registration is open at
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