Early Education News

NKCS Early Education Center - July 30, 2021

Welcome Back to School

Early Education Families - Welcome Back to School!

We are so excited to welcome our new and returning students to the grand opening year of our Early Education Center. The Back to School Open House on August 19th will allow our families to meet the teacher and tour our new facility. The information contained below should be helpful as you plan for the upcoming school year.

We will share additional information as we near the first day of school. In the meantime, you may contact us at 816-321-5250 or via our email addresses linked below.

We wish you well,

Sarah Monfore, Principal

Kami Pearson, Assistant Principal

Courtney Holt, Assistant Principal

Back to School Open House

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School Supply List

You can access the Early Education school supply list here. Should you need assistance obtaining school supplies for your child, please contact Heather Percell, School Community Resource Specialist, or call the building at 816.321.5250.
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AM/PM Session Assignments & Teacher Assignment

For students attending a half-day program, communication is being emailed on Friday, July 30th to parents/guardians to confirm the students' assigned AM/PM session.

Teacher assignments for all EEC students will be emailed on Friday, August 13th.

Masks & Children

  • In accordance with guidance from the NKCS Communications Department, students, teachers, and staff will be required to wear masks. Families are encouraged to send students to school already wearing a mask, but one will be provided should the student not have one or forget to wear it to school. Students will be allowed to remove their masks for outdoor activities, during mealtimes, or for 'mask breaks' when outside.

  • We know wearing masks may be challenging for some students and also understand the need for flexibility as we adjust to this new practice. Students will not be penalized for not wearing a mask, but we will work with parents and students to move towards a consistent practice of wearing a mask.

  • Students receiving special education services will be required to wear masks unless their disability impacts their ability to do so. In these cases, social distancing will be practiced as much as feasible. Decisions about masks will be made between parents and the Special Education teacher based on the unique needs of the student.

  • Please make plans to wash the face mask daily in warm water. If you need assistance with this, please contact our office for support.

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