Cougar Connection

Conn-West Elementary Newsletter - April 9th

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Trivia Night

Click on the link to RSVP for Trivia Night.

Summer School Information

The Grandview C-4 2021 Summer Explorations on-site program is scheduled for full-days, June 14-June 25, 2021. Additionally, there is a virtual option, for elementary, middle & high school students from June 7th-30th, 2021. There is a second session, only for high school students, July 7th-30th, 2021. This year’s program will once again provide a challenging curriculum including a component of fine arts. As always, teachers will provide opportunities for students to review learning from the 2020-2021 school year, engage students in hands-on project-based learning of new concepts and skills, and integrate technology in each classroom. Please visit the Conn-West website for more information. Please use or Here for the link to the parent portal to register for summer school.
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Kindergaraten Screenings

Saddle up and join us for Kindergarten roundup! Please join us for an incoming parent meeting on April 28th @ 6:00 pm via Zoom. We will talk about all things Kindergarten! Click here for the zoom link. Also, please click here to sign up for a date and time to come into the building for a screening. Please call our office @816-316-5225 if you have any questions.
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Afternoon dismissal begins at 3:50 with loading all of our students that are bus riders. We start dismissing students for parent pick up once all of our bus riders are loaded and the busses have departed. Parent pick up begins close to 4:05 pm. Thank you for your patience with dismissal.

Bus Drivers Needed

Do you want to make a difference in a child’s life? Are you looking for a schedule that is the same as your students, health insurance, paid days off, and more? Our school district is seeking talented individuals to drive our school buses. We offer paid training to get your Class B CDL. Please apply online at or call the transportation department at 816-316-5175 and we will assist you with the process.

Student Tech Support

If you are having difficulty with a student device, first check out the website - it has a lot of great info and helpful tips to troubleshoot on your own. Still having issues? Email the helpdesk and someone will return the call within 24 hours. Wanting to talk to someone live? Call! Just be aware that they are experiencing a high call volume and your wait time may be extended.

CALL: 816-316-4650



You Can Find Bus Information By Clicking on the Following Link

Click here for bus information. Enter your address to find your school of attendance & the bus route.

Joke of the Day

Click here to submit a Joke of the Day to be read on our daily announcements.

Please Join Our School and Grade Level Facebook groups.

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School Day Hours

The school day begins at 9:05 am and ends at 3:55 pm. Students

may enter the building at 8:40 am. Please do not drop your child off

before 8:40 am unless they are enrolled in LINC. Breakfast will be served in the classroom from 8:40 am until 9:00 am.

Transportation and After School Changes

If your child’s mode of transportation or after school routine is going

to change for the day, please notify the main office

@ (816) 316- 5225 prior to 3:00 pm to ensure that your child arrives

at the appropriate destination.

Student Assistance Program

The Student Assistance Program is currently available for students through New Directions Behavioral Health. The program can provide free services to students and families including up to three face-to-face short term counseling sessions, on-site crisis management, 24-hour toll-free phone assistance, and a health resource library.

This is available to our families via referral by school counselors or by you calling the New Directions Help Line at 1-855-340-6487. All students and/or guardians can access the Help Line at any time, as it is open 24 hours each day, every day of the year. Students 18 and older can schedule counseling appointments on their own.

For more information, you may visit Select ‘For Individual Families.’ Then select ‘Student Assistance Program.’ The school code for our district is: GrandviewSAP.

Additional information on New Directions’ Student Assistance Program is attached. If you have any further questions we encourage you to reach out to your school's counseling office.

We are truly excited to offer this resource to our families.