Jaguar Update

Sunset Valley Elementary - September 17, 2020

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Flood's Flash

A huge thank you to our families for helping to launch the school year successfully! We are so blessed to spend our day with your children. Thank you for sharing them with us each day. Be sure to scroll down to the PTA section of our newsletter to purchase SVE spirit wear and become a PTA member! The deadline for ordering spirit wear is Sept 30th. Have a wonderful rest of the week and as always, please let us know if we can support you in any way.


Mrs. Rachel Flood



We have exciting news from the Library! Grades 4-6 Virtual Learners now have the opportunity to check out library books. Here are all the details you need to know to make this process as smooth as possible:

How To Request Books

  1. Log in to your school’s Destiny Discover. You can access Destiny Discover from the Library Website or the Library Schoology Course.

  2. Search for the books you are interested in reading. When you find a book you would like, you will need to place a HOLD on it. Watch this video or read these instructions to learn how to HOLD a book.

  3. You may place up to 4 holds at a time. However, only two books will be checked out to a student at a time. Please choose a variety of books. Some popular titles may take longer to become available. Choosing up to 4 increases the odds a student will receive two books.

  4. Holds need to be placed NO LATER THAN Sunday night in order to get books that upcoming week.

  5. Please note - books that have been reserved but not picked up by end of day Friday will be returned to circulation so other students may access them.

How To Pick Up Your Books

  1. Pick-up days are during normal school hours Tuesday through Friday. The week of September 21-25 is the first week books will be available for pickup (holds will have been placed by Sunday, September 20).

  2. Students/Families will receive an email notifying them which books are available to be picked up. If you have not received an email, your material will NOT be ready - the default messaging in Destiny indicates that material requested as a hold is immediately available even when it is not - we cannot change this messaging.

  3. Books will then be placed in a bag with the student’s name on the outside.

  4. Go to your school's front office, where you will be directed to where the books are located.

How to Return Your Books

  1. Books are due every week OR when you are finished reading.

  2. When students/families come back to school to get new books, please return the finished books to the designated book return. It will be in the same area where books are picked up.

Repeat the process as often as you need new books! Remember, holds need to be placed no later than Sunday night in order to get books for that week. Although students/families hold a book, it may not be available due to it being checked out, on hold, or it being in quarantine. :)

Schoology Library Group:

This LSR7 Elementary Library Parent Schoology Group was designed just for you! Think of it as one stop shopping for all of your child’s (and your) library needs!

Please join the LSR7 Elementary Library Parent Schoology Group. The access code is:


Once you are in the group, keep an eye out for updates pertaining to all things library throughout the year!

We look forward to “seeing” you soon in the Schoology Group!

Questions? Reach out to your school’s Library!

Annie Nierman

Library Media Specialist

Sunset Valley Elementary

1850 SE Ranson Rd,

Lee's Summit, MO 64082



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Recess Procedures

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Don't Forget to Join Schoology!

If you are new to SVE or need a refresher on how to join Schoology as a parent here are some videos to get started.

Creating your Schoology Parent Account:

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School Calendar

September 17 & 18- 4th-6th Grade Virtual Learners Supply Pick Up

September 30 - PTA Spirit Wear Ordering Deadline

October 28 - 10:00 AM Late Start Wednesday

October 30 - End of First Quarter

November 2 & 3 - NO SCHOOL FOR STUDENTS/Professional Development & Teacher Work Days

November 4 & 5 - Parent/Teacher Virtual Conferences/NO SCHOOL FOR STUDENTS

November 6 - NO SCHOOL

Girl Scout Information

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PTA Posts

PTA Membership

Support our Jaguars by pledging your membership to SVE PTA today. Your membership gets you access to the student directory and other perks throughout the year. Visit to become a member today.

PTA Meeting

Please join us for a virtual PTA planning meeting! We'll be coming up with creative ways to support our Jaguar families and Staff. Our next meeting is September 14th at 6-7pm via the following link

Spirit Wear

Let's show that Jaguar pride! Make sure to order your spirit wear by September 30th by visiting! Contactless delivery options are available, see website for details.

Student Directory

As a benefit to joining PTA you will get access to the student directory. This is a great way to contact other parents in your child's class and should not be used for solicitation. This will be available online password protected to PTA members only. If you do NOT want your child's contact information listed you must fill out this form by Friday, September 25th. If this form is not completed your family and students will be listed in the directory. Thank you!

Roadmap to Reopening

Click here for details on the district plan to re-open schools on Sept. 8, 2020.

A few notes on protocols and health guidelines for LSR7

* Staff and students wear masks at all times unless we are taking a mask break while socially distanced.

* Students will hand wash and/or sanitize hands each time they leave and enter a new space. Ex: from classroom to art, from PE to recess, from classroom to lunch, etc. . .

* Classroom desks/tables will be sanitized each time students eat breakfast.

* Students will maintain consistent seating charts in classrooms, at lunch, in special class and students will have assigned line orders. These practices will help us should we need to contact trace.

* The schedule has been build with extra time in between recesses and special class so equipment and materials can be cleaned.

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