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Edgerton Elementary

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MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 27TH

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TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 28TH


Professional Development for Staff

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Week of September 27 - October 1

Monday, September 27 - NO SCHOOL - Professional Development

Tuesday, September 28 - NO SCHOOL - Professional Development

Wednesday, September 29 - PTO Walk-a-thon (see below)

Thursday, September 30 - Fall Pictures (see below)

Friday, October 1 - 7:45 Choir

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Government Issued Photo ID REQUIRED

Remember to have a Government Issued Photo ID with you to enter the school office. Since the office is open this year - we will require an ID.


When Brenda is gone it is very important to have an ID, since our Subs will not know anyone and will need to verify who you are prior to entering the office.

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Reminders

* Students need MASKS when they enter school in the morning. Please make sure they have their masks on prior to being dropped off at school in the morning.


* Remember to put your Yellow Car Tag in your car's windshield at After School Pick up. If you need a Yellow Car Tag - please contact the office at 913-856-3500.


* Students need to bring a water bottle to school . They can fill the bottle during the day from our filtered water system or water fountains. We are trying to cut down the direct usage of the water fountains due to several illnesses going around.

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FALL PICTURE DAY IS THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 30, 2021

Picture day is on Thursday, September 30th. We will again use Strawbridge Photography for this year's pictures. Below is a link to Strawbridge that will allow you to sign up to receive updates via email regarding their child's school portraits. These updates include promotions, additional deals and the ability to order more pictures at a later time. When entering information, parents be sure to enter your student's name as it is in PowerSchool.


https://strawbridge.fotomerchanthv.com/clients/edgerton-elementary/fall-pictures-9-30-2021-22/optIn

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Edgerton Elementary’s major annual fundraiser will be Wednesday, September 29th during their physical education program. PTO uses the funds raised to support PTO activities/projects that benefit students, teacher and classroom needs. Due to our current circumstances, we are encouraging everyone to use the online option offered through 99pledges.


Please watch your emails for your child’s individual pledge page. Prizes will be awarded to the top 3 earning classes, and top 3 earning students. We appreciate everyone’s support in this fun activity.


Remember - Parents will not be allowed to walk with their children at this event. ONLY volunteers from our PTO will be present during the student's PE times. Thank you for your undrestanding.

Edgerton Site Council

Kansas statute has required every school seeking accreditation to have a building site council. Our site council meets quarterly for about 30-45 minutes to discuss school events, the school improvement plans, and provide a lens in our pursuit of continual improvement. If you are interested in being a member of the Edgerton SIte Council, please email Mrs. Adrian, adrianj@usd231.com. If we have a large number of parents interested in being a part of Site Council, a random drawing will occur to select our members. The Site Council will meet on the following days:


Monday, October 11 @ 4 pm

Monday, December 13 @ 4 pm

Wednesday, February 23 @ 4 pm

Monday, April 4 @ 4 pm

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ASL Translator for P/T Conferences

Any parent in need of an ASL translator for Parent Teacher Conferences on October 13th or 14th, please email schmidtbergerb@usd231.com with the day and time you would like for your conference to be scheduled.
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Our 2021-2022 Student Council Members are:

1st Grade: Jackson Frost, Kyrin Randall, and Caitlynn Casaert

2nd Grade: Kiley Gerdes, Emma Gilmore, Olivia Lewis and Carson Klamm

3rd Grade: Axyl Pearce, Waverly Malloy, Brody Frost and Kennedy Swisher

4th Grade: Brooklynn Chaitman, Sofia Gaeta, Aiden Lopez and Emma King


Congratulations!

Order the 2021-2022 Yearbook Today!

This year you will be order the Yearbook directly from our distributor, HerffJones. The price for the yearbook this year $15.00. The ordering website is www.yearbookordercenter.com/index.cfm/job/19372.

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Preschool Program OPENINGS

Thanks to special grant funding USD 231 is pleased to offer a preschool program to a limited number of 4-year-old children that qualify. This classroom is at Moonlight Elementary School and offers a morning and afternoon session Monday through Friday. Children must be four years old by August 31st and live within the boundaries of the Gardner Edgerton School District.


Does your child meet any of the following criteria?

  • English Language Learner (English is not the primary language spoken at home)

  • Single Parent

  • Teenage Parent (at time of birth)

  • Parent Does Not Have High School Diploma

  • Migrant / Homeless / In Foster Placement

  • Low Socioeconomic Status (requires Free/Reduced Food application to be completed)


If you are interested in seeing if your child might qualify, please contact Angie at (913)856-2000 no later than September 15th. Spots are limited and will be filled on a first-come basis.

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PTO INFORMATION

Our PTO provides a school directory (preschool excluded) along with one t-shirt for each student Preschool – 4th grades. These shirts are worn on Field Trip days and Spirit Days throughout the school year.

Below is the link for the Edgerton Elementary Directory and T-shirt Form.

https://forms.gle/RtK8K4ULeuVduMR69

Please complete by Friday, September 3rd. If you have any questions, please let your PTO know by sending an email to the following email.


edgertonelementary231PTO@gmail.com

BIRTHDAY TREATS

Birthday treats can still be brought to school and we encourage them to be store-bought or pre-packaged items (Little Debbie type snacks) to help your students celebrate their special day in a safe and healthy way. In addition, USD 231 Nutrition Services department offers birthday catering options. Please see the information below for more information about these services.

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