Family News from the Nest

English Landing Elementary School


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Friday, November 9, 2018

THANKING Veterans in our English Landing Community

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We have many English Landing family members who are Veterans. In honor of Veterans day we celebrate the sacrifices our Veterans and families make to keep us safe. We believe at English Landing that Eagles always SOAR! We also believe that Veterans always SOAR! Thank you!

What's Happening at English Landing Elementary School?

Saturday, November 10, 2018

English Landing Girls on the Run: Children's Mercy Park: 5K Race

Eagles always SOAR!

Monday, November 12, 2018

  • Spanish Club | 3:30-4:45pm ( Room 229)
  • Girls on the Run | 3:30-4:45pm

Tuesday, November 13, 2018

  • PH Education Foundation Major Saver Card Sales END!
  • Beyond the Bell | 3:30-4:45pm

Wednesday, November 14, 2018

  • Choir Practice | 7:45-8:35 am Music Room
  • Bricks 4 Kidz | 3:30-4:45pm (room 229)
  • Young Rembrandts | 3:30-4:45pm (staff dining room)
  • Girls on the Run | 3:30-4:45pm

Thursday, November 15, 2018

  • Spirit Day - Inside out day (wear shirts inside out)
  • Thanksgiving Meal at lunch
  • Beyond the Bell | 3:30-4:45pm
  • Mathletics| 3:30-4:45pm

Friday, November 16, 2018

  • Lifetouch Picture Retakes
  • 2nd grade Scouts I 3:30-4:30
  • Chess Club: 3:30-5:15pm

Fourth Grade Eagles SOAR in "Gotta Be Jazz" Music Program!

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Thank you, Popculture!

Last Friday was a PTA Popcorn Friday Day! Eagles LOVE Popcorn!

Popculture donates this popcorn!!

THANK YOU to Popculture for this generous on-going donation.

There are three more Popcorn Fridays remaining during the 2018-2019 school year!

Home Learning? YES!

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"Like" English Landing on Facebook!

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Did YOU know that English Landing has a Facebook Page?!? Be sure to click the link below to follow us on Facebook. We frequently share updates and pictures throughout the week!

PH Academic Achievement Week!

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Picture Retakes - November 16, 2018

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Lifetouch will be here Friday, November 16th for picture retakes.

Proofs arrived this week - be sure to look in the backpack if you have not seen them.

The code provided prior to the original picture day was for purchase PRIOR to pictures. A new code and specific id to purchase your student's picture came home with your child's proof.

If you are choosing to have a picture retake, a new code KM018239Q1, was provided with the reminder that went home. If your child missed picture day please mark this on your calendar. If you would like to retake pictures and ordered simply return your original package on picture retake day.

Save the Date: Thanksgiving Meal

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Join us for the annual Thanksgiving Meal on Thursday!

In making sure we have enough food to serve, we ended taking reservations for guests joining us on Thursday this week.

For families who made reservations to eat with us, you have a few options in paying for your meal. Parents are able to request payment for the cost of their meal to be taken from their child's meal account. In addition, you can or pay (cash or check). Having exact change or small bills (under $10.00) will help us on this very busy day. If you select to write a check, please make this check to Park Hill Food Service.

For parking on Thursday, we encourage guests to park in the back parking lot. (Enter at Lakeview Middle School). We will have the fourth grade exterior door (Exterior Door #7) available for guests to enter English Landing. This exterior door will be available for entrance between 11:00am and 12:45pm.

Thank you!

Eagles, It is COLD Outside!

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The Park Hill guidelines for outside recess is if the real temperature or "feels like" temperature is 20 degrees or higher, then we will go OUTSIDE for recess. Eagles LOVE outside recess! PLEASE help us by labeling your child's coat(s) with his/her first and last name. THANK YOU! We return items to students that are FOUND in the Lost and Found area when a name identifies the owner. Thanks so much for your help!

Park Hill Education Foundation: Major Saver Sales

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Final Week: PH Major Saver Sales

The Park Hill School District Education Foundation is partnering with Major Saver in a campaign that by design will help us achieve our mission. Proceeds are divided between the individual schools and the Foundation. The Foundation funds are used to support our Classroom Grant program which benefits many of our children. Principals use the funds in a variety of ways to support their educational programs within their specific school. Examples include video & audio equipment, field trips, technology, etc.

Would you like to purchase a Major Saver Card? Click: Buy NOW

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Park Hill STAR Awards

The Park Hill School District has a STAR Award for employees. Our employees are the reason we are so successful here in the Park Hill School District, and we would like to recognize them for all they do for our students.That is why we present the Park Hill Star award once a month to a pre-K or elementary teacher, a secondary teacher and a support employee.

Anyone can nominate an employee for this award by using the Link below:

Eagles SOAR in Music Programs!

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Remaining 2018-2019 Evening Music Programs at English Landing

Third Grade: December 13, 2018

Second Grade: February 7, 2019

First Grade: March 5, 2019

Kindergarten: April 11, 2019

Reminder: Exterior Doors are LOCKED During the School Day

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Remaining Elementary Early Release Dates in 2018-2019

Mark your calendars for the Elementary Early Release Days throughout the 2018-2019 school year where elementary schools in Park Hill dismiss at 1:30 pm:

  • Thursday, December 13, 2018
  • Thursday, January 10, 2019
  • Thursday, February 7, 2019
  • Thursday, March 7, 2019
  • Thursday, April 11, 2019
  • Thursday, May 9, 2019

Career Share: Schedule a Classroom Visit!

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Parental involvement in your child’s classroom is one of the leading factors in raising self-esteem and academic achievement. This can go beyond attendance at Parent and Teacher Conferences or attending family nights at English Landing. We want to see you at a Career Share Classroom Visit!

Each of our English Landing families are unique ---with their own talents. Career Share is an opportunity for every child at English Landing to showcase THEIR family to their classmates. Career Share is an amazing opportunity for you to visit our classroom. Your involvement will not only make their day, but provide another opportunity for you to partner with English Landing and your child’s education.

Right now, this Career Share Sign Up is for classroom visits in October, November, and December. Second Semester Career Share Sign Up times will be shared in December. Your classroom teacher will be sending the link to sign up.

Our goal is to have EVERY student have a member(s) of their family come share in our classroom about their job and careers. It truly means the world to our Eagles.

Making a Transportation Change or Attendance Update?

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English Landing is an AVID School!

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Sprigeo was created so that people would feel safer at school. When a person really needs help we hope you will send in a report. You can also download the app from the App Store or Android Marketplace.

People use Sprigeo to report:

  • Safety threats, bullying, harassment or intimidation at school
  • Safety threats, bullying, harassment or intimidation outside of school
  • Cyber Bullying
  • Friends who talk about hurting themselves
  • Fights, weapons at school

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 1-800-273-8255

For more information please go to Sprigeo Site for English Landing Elementary

English Landing Eagles Always SOAR!

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Celebrating Birthdays at English Landing!

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Celebrating Student Birthdays: (Park Hill Parent/Student Handbook pages 37-38):

We are happy to celebrate student birthdays and half birthdays (if your child has a summer birthday) at English Landing! To protect the health and safety of our students, families may bring pre-packaged treats to school to share with classmates. In order to address any known allergy concerns, a label listing ingredients should be affixed to the package. Due to allergies and other food intolerances, please consult with your classroom teacher before the pre-packaged treats are brought to school. As a healthier alternative, Park Hill Food Service offers a variety of nutritious treats that may be purchased.

At English Landing we need your HELP! Many birthday treats arrive at the beginning of the school day which provides us time to review the class list regarding food allergies or food intolerances, however, many other birthday treats arrive during lunch and often right at the same time the treat needs to be distributed to students. PLEASE plan on arriving earlier for lunch (at least 15 minutes) to give us time to check the pre-packaged treat ingredients with the students in the classroom who have food allergies or food intolerances. Our school nurse, Mrs. Kimbrel, and office staff, Mrs. Stevens, Mrs. Wood, or Mrs. Scott, will help with this process so when the lunchroom staff teachers distribute the treat in the cafeteria, additional steps have been taken to ensure we are protecting the health and safety of our eagles.

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