Lee's Summit Parents As Teachers

February 2019

Hooray!

The days are starting to get longer which means warmer weather is on it's way! I don't know about you, but I can get a little stir crazy with all this cold weather and not being able to get out as much as I like. Practicing yoga and mindfulness can help bring a calming to our lives and especially right now as we are not out moving around as much to get our 'wiggles' out. Take a minute for yourself - you won't regret it!

We need your input

As a program we are continually working to improve all that we do. One way we collect information for this is through our Parent Satisfaction Survey. Here is your chance to be heard from our program - what do you like, what can we do better.


Would you please take a minute to fill out this very important document. Your input is important to us. Your response is anonymous.


Thank you.


If the survey below does not work, please use this link to our website and look under "Upcoming Events" where you will see Parent Survey.


http://pat.lsr7.org/ Website link for Parents as Teachers Lee's Summit R7 School District

Asking for a little help...


We currently have 54 Great Beginning students receiving weekly food packs from Coldwater's NO HUNGRY KIDS program. Because of the high number, we are having trouble keeping up with the number of paper bags needed. Any paper bag will do as long as it has handles and is similar in size to the Chipolte bags. We use the bags to send food home.


Would you please consider donating your bags like these to Great Beginnings.


You can give these bags to your parent educator or drop them off at Great Beginnings Monday through Friday from 8 - 4.

Thanks so much!!

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LS R-7 Kindergarten Round Up Dates



We are excited to welcome our new 2019 kindergarten students with our Kindergarten Round Up programming in March.


2019 Kindergarten Round Up:

Thursday, March 28, 2019

5:00 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.


Parents and students can attend. Kindergarten Round Up occurs at each elementary school in LSR7.


To be eligible to enter Kindergarten for the 2019-20 school year, your child must reach the age of 5 before August 1, 2019. Online enrollment information will be shared at Kindergarten Round Up and the online enrollment portal will be available after March 28th.


For language assistance or translations, contact: Shirley.Brown@lsr7.net or (816) 986-1006. Please visit the district website at www.lsr7.org; then “Schools” and “find a school” if you have questions regarding which building your kindergartener will attend. All other questions can be directed to the elementary school in your attendance area.


We are looking forward to seeing our new kindergarten students at Round Up - what an exciting time to see the next class of LSR7 students!

Click here to find your school for 2019-20

You can click on this button to find the school district boundaries for next year.

Yoga and children

We are all very busy and at times we need to learn to slow down and just be. Yoga for children has many benefits including being able to slow down but also to stretch those little bodies and encourage movement and balance. Practicing yoga as a family can benefit all!

How yoga can be beneficial for kids

1. Flexibility.

2. Body awareness, balance and overall coordination.

3. Attention and self regulation skills.

4. Strength.

5. Language and cognitive skill development.

5. Social skills.


Valentines Day Play Ideas

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