Cougar Courier

May 2021

May Dates

April 27-May 7 - ELS Annual Art Show.

The Art Show will also be open to the public on 4/30 and 5/7 4:00- 5:00PM.

May 4 - Kindergarten Family Picnic (11:00 AM)

May 7 - 7/8 grade DANCE (7:30-9:30)

May 11 - Fine Arts Addition Groundbreaking (9:00 AM)

May 12 - STUCO end of the year PARTY (4:00 PM)

May 14 - FIELD DAY (rain date 5/18)

May 19 - K-2 Field Trip to Lees Summit Park

May 20 - PreK graduation/reception (9:00 AM)

May 20 - PreK's last day

May 20 - 8th grade's LAST day

May 20 - 8th grade graduation (7:00 PM)

May 21- Kindergarten graduation/reception (9:00 AM)

May 21 - Academic Awards Assembly - Parents welcome :-) (10:00 AM)

May 21 - LAST DAY OF SCHOOL for grades K-7

For the graduation and awards assembly we will provide socially distanced seating.


Please plan to join us for our GROUND BREAKING CEREMONY for our FINE ARTS ADDITION.

May 11, 2021

9:00 AM

We would love to invite parents and community members to join in this exciting time.



Our Annual Art Show begins this week! You can come see the show on 4/30 and 5/7 from 4:00- 5:00PM.
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We are currently hiring bus drivers for the 2021-2022 school year. Do you know someone who might be interested? Please contact the school (816) 925-2380 or email for more information.

MAP Testing

Our 3rd-8th graders wrapped up their Missouri Assessment Program (MAP) testing and our 8th graders will finish their End of Course (EOC) testing in the next two weeks.(May 5th & May 12th). Our students have persevered all year and showed great work ethic as they took these state level assessments. Both the MAP and EOC tests were cancelled last year. So, for our 3rd and 4th graders, this was their first state test experience. We are proud of all of our students and for the work that our teaching staff has put forth during this most unusual year.

We enjoyed our Spring Fling Concert

Our PreK-4th grade and middle school band and choir did a great job tonight at our Spring Fling. We appreciated the huge turnout and LOVED seeing EVERYONE!

Senior Send Off Was A SUCCESS

We were able to continue our tradition of SENDING OFF OUR SENIORS. Each year we invite back our ELS ALUMNI who are high school seniors and enjoy a little breakfast and then send them off with a special send off. We are so excited for them to come back and for our 8th graders to spend a little time with them and get some insider advice. It was a great morning.

Welcoming New Faces & Switching Places

The East Lynne School District would like to welcome the following individuals to our East Lynne Family for the 2021-2022 school year. Some of these individuals are new faces and others simply switching places! We look forward to growing together with these individuals and working together to fulfill our mission and vision of EVERY STUDENT... EVERY DAY!
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Mrs. Potter and Mrs. Casteel will be switching places. Mrs. Potter will teach 3rd grade and Mrs. Casteel will teach 4th grade.

East Lynne School

The East Lynne Learning Community

will establish a safe learning environment where all students,

being held to high expectations,

excel and become lifelong learners.