Sunflower Patch April 2023

Headlines & Happenings at Sunflower Elementary

Calendar of Events

7 - School Store

7 - 5th Grade Field Trip

13 - 4th Grade Field Trip

14 - Inservice/No School

20 - 5th Grade Earth Day

24-26 - Book Fair

27 - 5th Grade Music Program

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The Buy One Get One Free Book fair will be held in the Sunflower Gym from April 24 -27. This is a great opportunity to purchase books for summer reading.

Book Fair Hours

Monday-Thursday 7:30-8:00 AM (Students with all forms of payment)

Monday-Wednesday Lunchtime (EWallet only)

3:30-5:30 (Families-all forms of payment)


Q. How much money should I send or put on the EWallet?

A. This is a BOGO book fair. Since students receive two books for the price of one, you don't need to send as much as you would in the fall.

Q. What happens to the money left on the EWallet?

A. We try to help students spend all of the money on their EWallets. However, if any is left, they can use it for future book fairs or the online Scholastic store.

Q. Is the BOGO for all items?

A. Yes, it is for books, trinkets and posters. Any item that is for sale.

Q. Do we have to pay tax on our items?

A. Yes, this year we have to charge tax. You can plan on approximately a dime for each dollar spent.

Q. Can I volunteer to help at the book fair?

A. Yes, just click on this link: Book Fair Volunteers

Q. Is there a website for the Book Fair?

A. Yes! BOGO Book Fair Information

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Wild About Books will end on May 10, and the final brag tags will be handed out on Monday, May 15 at lunch. So far this year approximately 760 brag tags have been earned. Great job!

The first week of May, students will be able to check-out only one book. All library books will be due by Friday, May 12. Students with all of their library books returned or paid for will earn a popsicle and extra recess.

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Fine Arts & Science Night

Sunflower is very excited about our upcoming Fine Arts and Science Night on May 11. This is a chance to showcase our children and all of their hard work through the talent show, science fair projects, and art fair.

On this night we will also have a "Little Star Big Talent Show" featuring Sunflower students.

The Science Fair is so important for children to explore their curiosities. Projects are completely optional, but we encourage you to help your child with a project. They will receive extra credit.

The art fair is a great opportunity for our students to display their art for the community. They have worked incredibly hard and are so proud of the work they have accomplished. We encourage you to come and check out the amazing art our students have made this year at Sunflower!

We look forward to students participating in this event!

Thank you,

Fine Arts and Science Night Committee

Watch for more information to come home closer to the event.

Show off your Panther Pride!!

The new spirit wear shop is up and going:

There is a Paola store and also items specific to Sunflower and Cottonwood. The new spirit wear store is open year round and the items will ship directly to families at home!

Sunflower's Facebook Page

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Birthday Book Club

Celebrate your child’s birthday by donating a book to the Sunflower Library. Click on the above box for more information.

Click Here for Information on Paola Community Events

Community event flyers will be posted on the district's webpage instead of going home in student backpacks. If you would like your event posted, please contact the district office @ 913-294-8000.