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May 20, 2022

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Important Dates -- Mark Your Calendars

May 23 - 5th grade recognition @ HPE 5:30

May 24 - 6th grade recognition @ LSN Auditorium 5:30

May 27 - Last Day of School - Early Release / No Late Start

Save the Date for 22-23

Enrollment Begins - July 25

Kindergarten Play Date - August 10th 9-10am on HPE Playground for Incoming Kindergarteners

Meet the Teacher - August 22nd

First Day of School - August 23rd

Sixth Grade Recognition Information

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Fifth Grade Recognition Information

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Healthroom Information

Does your child have medication in the Health Room?

All student medications must be picked up and signed for by a parent / guardian before 12:00pm on the last day of school. Medications need to be picked up even if the student is attending summer school.

Please call or email the health room to make accommodations. Any medication not picked up will be destroyed. Fundraiser

HPE staff and families can spread the word about our shop that helps HPE reap percentages of purchases over the next year. When you go to, type "Lees Summit" (no apostrophe) and/or our ZIP code "64063" in the search box. Click "Select School." The default screen allows you to shop magazines and other SchoolStore items for higher %. And, if you click on the "Merchants" tab at the top, you'll have access to hundreds of vendors offering HPE a small % of proceeds. If you need assistance, you can call the processing center at 800-528-7789 for assistance with a purchase.

Free School Lunches ENDING May 27th!

School meals have been free for all students nationwide for the last two years. As of now, this waiver will end for all students attending LSR7 on the last day of school, May 27, 2022. If your child is attending summer school and you feel you may qualify for free and reduced meals, please fill out an application online at: You will receive a notification via email within two business days regarding your eligibility status. Please check your spam and junk folder if it is not in your inbox. A paper application may be obtained at any of our schools as well.

If you have friends/family members who are residing with you temporarily and they are currently on SNAP (Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program) or TANF (Temporary Assistance for Needy Families), your children attending LSR7 may qualify for free and reduced. Please fill out an application with the recipients SNAP or TANF DCN (Document Control Number) for the State of Missouri. The State of Missouri does not approve students for free meals based on receiving Medicaid. All Medicaid recipients should fill out an application to see if they qualify by income.

Filling out an application for free and reduced meals now is only for the remainder of this school year, 2021-2022, including summer school. An application for school year 2022-2023 will need to be filled out after July 1st, 2022.

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Don't forget to follow HPE on social media!

Instagram: hpe_huskies

PTA Instagram: highlandparkelementarypta

Twitter: @hpeprincpal, @stacyorf, @hpe_huskies

Facebook: Highland Park Elementary PTA