The Compass Notes
May 13th, 2022
Congratulations Mrs. Swanson!
Dates to know:
Tuesday, May 17th: Compass 5K and End of Year Celebration
Thursday, May 19th: Kindergarten and 1st Grade Music Performance
Thursday, May 19th: Board of Education Meeting - 6:30 pm
Friday, May 20th: K-2 Field Day and Senior Graduation Walks at Compass
Monday, May 23rd: 3-5 Field Day
Wednesday, May 25th: 5th Grade Celebration
Friday, May 27th: Last Day of School (End of 4th Quarter) Dismissal at 12:50 pm
Monday, May 30th: Memorial Day
Wednesday, June 1st: Summer School Begins
Friday, June 3rd: 4th Quarter Grade Cards Sent Home
The Board approved the academic calendar for the 2022-23 school year, as suggested by teachers, support staff, parents and board members on the calendar committee, and taking into consideration feedback during public review.
Compass 5k and End of Year Celebration - May 17th
Thanks to our families and PTA!
Order School Supplies for 22/23 Using School Toolbox
Y-Club Enrollment for 2022-23
The Before and After School Program available to families in the Platte County R-3 School District is Y Club. With Y Club before and after school, children in kindergarten through 5th grade will benefit from homework enrichment, physical activity, and small and large group activities with a focus on building community and youth voice and leadership. Full-time and part-time Y Club is available at each of our elementary buildings (Compass, Pathfinder, and Siegrist), along with Y Club on days when school is out of session for inclement weather, seasonal breaks, and other days off (enrollment permitting). Operating hours are each weekday from 6:30 a.m. until school begins, and again after school until 6:00 p.m. Registration is now open. Click here to register.
If you have any questions about the Y Club program, please contact YMCA at (913) 345-9622.
Online Re-enrollment/Proof of Residency for Existing Students Now Open - Please Complete by May 15th
Resident parents of existing K-11th grade students are asked to complete online re-enrollment forms and electronic proof of residency.
- Please log on to Parent Portal to complete the re-enrollment process by May 15, 2022. Click here for a step-by-step guide with screenshots.
- Visit the Proof of Residency page for guidance on the electronic process and complete by July 16, 2022. Click here for instructions.
Students and Families Preparing for 6th Grade!
Students, are you looking for an opportunity to get involved in making a difference at PCMS? Look no further and apply to be a part of a team that needs your leadership skills, talents, and character. Click here for more information!
All applications are due Friday, May 13th.
So This is Middle School Night and Step Up Day!
Middle School will be here before you know it! It's that time of the year where we start meeting next year’s PCMS Pirates and families! We have two events for you during the month of May which are detailed below.
So This is Middle School Night
On Tuesday, May 10 from 6-7:30pm, we will host our annual So This is Middle School Night at Platte City Middle School. This event is for parents/guardians to get an overview of what you and your child can look forward to as you begin your middle school experience. There will be a presentation of what a typical day at PCMS looks like followed by a tour of the school.
Compass Step Up DayOn Tuesday, May 17, 5th grade students will participate in our Step Up Day. Students will be traveling to PCMS to learn more about life as a Platte City Middle School Pirate. They will view a presentation about PCMS, have an opportunity to ask questions, and tour the school. We are looking forward to meeting our future 6th graders!
Important Dates for Incoming 6th Graders
Tuesday, May 10, So This is Middle School Night (for Parents), 6-7:30pm
Tuesday, May 17, Compass Step Up Day (Students)
Thursday, May 19, Siegrist Step Up Day (Students)
Tuesday, August 9, 6th Grade Registration (Parents & Students), 1-6pm
6th Grade Back to School Night (Parents & Students) - To Be Determined
Tuesday, August 23, First Day of School
NCC Summer Camps
Lunch Visitor Sign-Up Link
COMPASS ELEMENTARY BREAKFAST AND LUNCH MENUS
Thank You to Our Pirates R.O.C.K. Business Partners!
The District, as well as Compass Elementary, uses text messaging and automated phone calls to notify parents of upcoming events and days off, school closings due to weather, and emergency situations.
Newly enrolled families will automatically receive an opt-in message from 67587. If you missed it, simply text "Yes" to 67587 to receive these text messages.