Family News from the Nest

English Landing Elementary School

Friday, December 1, 2017

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Thank you! Thank you! Thank you! We have completed 100% of Parent and Teacher Conferences!

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What's Happening at English Landing Elementary School Next Week?

Monday, December 4, 2017

  • Second Grade Girl Scouts - Staff Dining Room (3:30-5:00pm)

Tuesday, December 5, 2017

  • Fourth Grade Girl Scouts - Staff Dining Room (3:30-5:00pm)
  • Bricks 4 Kidz - Room 229 (3:30-4:45pm)
  • Beyond the Bell - Riverside Community Center (3:45-4:45pm)

Wednesday, December 6, 2017

  • Choir Practice - Music Room (7:45-8:35am)
  • Third Grade Dress Rehearsal - Gym (10:40-11:10am)
  • Adventure Club Reading - Room 229 (3:30-6:00pm)
  • Young Rembrandts - Staff Dining Room (3:30-4:30pm)

Thursday, December 7, 2017

  • English Landing Spirit Day - Wear school spirit wear or school colors (red, white & blue)
  • Beyond the Bell - Riverside Community Center (3:45-4:45pm)
  • Mathletics Competition at Graden Elementary School (4:15-5:15pm)
  • Third Grade Music Program- Gym (7:00-8:00pm)

Friday, December 8, 2017

  • Chess Club - Room 229 (3:30-5:15pm)
  • PTA Reflections Deadline!

FINAL REMINDER: PTA Reflections.... DEADLINE December 8, 2017

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PTA Reflections Art Contest

CALLING ALL YOUNG ARTISTS! Join us for this year’s PTA Reflections Art Contest and have fun unleashing your inner artist with this year’s theme, “Within Reach”. Whether you draw, paint, dance, compose music, poetry, or film, this year’s theme is open to your own artistic interpretation! So pick up submission guidelines and an entry form today from the office and return your original works of art to the office by end of the day Friday, December 8 for a chance to advance in the Arts!

For inspiration, visit the Reflections national art gallery and learn more about prizes and scholarships at

Watch a short video here:

For more information or questions, please contact PTA Reflections Chair, Jessica Johnson at

Park Hill Star Award Recognition for Ms. Mehwald


Ms. Mehwald was recognized today with a STAR Award from Dr. Cowherd. Her STAR Award nomination was completed by a patron in our school community.
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Sprigeo: Check Out the New Link COMING soon to our English Landing Website!

On Friday, December 8th, our English Landing website will have a link to Sprigeo.

Members of our school community will be able to use Sprigeo to report:

  • Safety threats, bulling, harassment or intimidation at school
  • Safety threats, bulling, harassment or intimidation outside of school
  • Cyber Bullying
  • Friends who talk about hurting themselves
  • Fights, weapons at school

Sprigeo was created so all members of a school community would feel safer at school. When someone in our school community really needs help, we hope you

will submit a report.

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Here is a Webinar for Families to learn MORE about SPRIGEO...

Sprigeo System Webinar
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English Landing STOP, WALK, TALK Outline

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A Message from Mrs. Landis, English Landing School Social Worker

Happy Holidays to everyone! As the weather turns colder, please know that as your school social worker, I am here to help your family if you are in need of resources such as utilities, coats, and gloves. Other resources that I can help with are Park Hill Clothing Center, Back Snack, Miles of Smiles, and Free/Reduced Lunch applications. Please also visit Park Hill’s Mental Health and Healthy Living web page for more information or contact me at or 816-359-6784.

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December Career Share Signup

If you would like to sign up for a December Career Share please see the below links for each grade level. We will continue to publish a Career Share calendar link each month to help meet the goal of EVERY eagle having at least one parent or family member visit for a Career Share during the 2017-2018 school year. Thanks!

Repeat: PTA Cookbooks for Sale

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School Store Hours (Front Lobby)

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Remaining 2017-2018 Grade Level Musicals

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3rd Grade: Thursday, December 7th, 2017 at 7:00pm: “How to Be a Pirate”

2nd Grade: Thursday, February 15th, 2018 at 7:00pm: “School Daze”

1st Grade: Tuesday, March 6th, 2018 at 7:00pm: “The Bear Went Over the Mountain”

Kindergarten: Thursday, April 12th, 2018 at 7:00pm: “The Little Red Hen”

Musical NEWS Found on Music Room Facebook Page!

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Park Hill Star Award

Our employees are the reason we are so successful here in the Park Hill School District, and we would like to recognize them for all they do for our students.

That is why we present the Park Hill Star award once a month to a pre-K or elementary teacher, a secondary teacher and a support employee.

Anyone can nominate an employee for this award by using the form below. It asks you to share how your nominee demonstrates our district values of continuous improvement, high expectations, integrity, visionary leadership and student focus. You can also share how your nominee supports the goals in our district’s strategic plan.

Please nominate a Park Hill Star today!

Park Hill Star nomination form

English Landing Office Contact Information

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SAVE THE DATE - Early Release Dates

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English Landing Eagles S-O-A-R! Each Eagle...Every Day!

District Vision

Building Successful Futures - Each Student - Every Day

English Landing Vision

Our vision is that all English Landing students will meet grade level expectations and demonstrate responsible citizenship.

English Landing Values

1. We will embrace a welcoming climate.

2. Safety will be a priority.

3. Students and staff will strive for excellence.

4. We will promote collaboration and community involvement.

5. Our school will model life skills.

6. Diverse cultures will be respected.

7. We will practice positive communication.

8. Our school will encourage leadership.

English Landing Strategic Focus Areas





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