Excelsior Springs School District

ePOUNCE-December 2015

'The King and I' set looks amazing!!!

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Great example of the impact a teacher can have...

Kid President Throws a Surprise Party for a Retiring Teacher

Teacher Recognition

In an effort to recognize more of the excellent teaching going on in our district, Excelsior Springs School District would like to publicize teachers that excel in providing diverse learning opportunities and a positive learning environment.

The following are recognized as Outstanding for the 2nd qtr:

High School

  • Melissa Miller - Family and Consumer Science

  • Ethan McLean - Special Education

Middle School

  • Nicolas Vasquez - Music

  • Melissa Biermann - Special Education

Lewis Elementary

  • Alex Maliponti - 1st Grade

  • Barb Jamison - 3rd Grade

Westview Elementary

  • Misty Smith - 4th Grade

  • Keily Beckstad - 1st Grade

Elkhorn Elementary

  • Matt Perkins - Physical Education

Career Center

  • Chad Dudley - Automotive Technology


Parents, did you know that if you have a student in grades K-5 that they have access to thousands of books? Please ask your students to read over the holidays. MyON is a reading resource provided by the district for students to keep up with their reading both in, and out of school! https://www.myon.com/
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Standards Based Grading

Many questions from Parent Teacher Conferences are centered around Standards Based Grading. To provide an overview of the grading used throughout Excelsior Springs School District, please watch the short overview video. For more information, please visit our website for more information.
Standards-Based Grading Overview
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About Us

The mission of the Excelsior Springs School District, in partnership with students, parents and community, is to assure a focused and challenging curriculum that will monitor progress and provide a comprehensive system of support to prepare all students for their next level of learning.