Sunset Valley Elementary 9/1/17

Jaguar Corner

Hello Jaguars!

  • THANK YOU for attending the PTA Back To School Picnic! We had a great turnout and the weather was perfect!!!
  • Just a reminder, students should be dropped off no earlier than 8:45 AM on Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday. On Wednesday, the earliest drop off time is 8:30 AM.
  • Throughout the fall semester, SVE grade levels are attending Project Lead The Way Training! This is a program that helps encourage excitement and learning in the area of STEM education (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math).
  • Interested in a snap shot of how the district is performing? Check out the LSR7 dashboard on the main webpage.

Lee’s Summit R-7 ranked among Missouri’s top 10 by national organization

The Lee’s Summit R-7 School District was recently ranked in the top 10 among “Best School Districts in Missouri” by Niche. Only two Kansas City metropolitan-area districts were ranked in the state’s top 10. The Lee’s Summit R-7 School District’s overall Niche grade was A+. According to Niche officials, the rankings are based on statistics such as state test scores, college readiness, graduation rates, SAT/ACT scores and teacher quality as well as ratings from students and parents. Niche helps families find places to live, work and attend school based on statistics and online ratings.

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Upcoming Dates

-September 4 - NO SCHOOL - Labor Day

-September 14 - Sunset Valley Day at Papa John's Pizza

-September 18 - 6:30 PM PTA Skate Night at Landmark Skate