Pathfinder Press

Information For Pathfinder Families / March 20th

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APEX Fun Run / March 21st

Our Fun Run will be on Monday, March 21st. We are planning to have the event outside at the Y-Fields across from Barry School. If the weather is less than desirable we will have our Fun Run inside in the school gym. Since the run is outside, you are all welcome to come cheer on your kiddos and enjoy the day with us!

Pledging will be open until March 21st at midnight.

APEX Run Times Can Be Found Below!

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Kindergarten Kick Off / March 29th

Children who have turned five years of age before August 1, 2022, are eligible for kindergarten for the 2022-23 school year and are invited to our Kindergarten Kickoffs in our elementaries on Tuesday, March 29. Families are encouraged to view the attendance area boundary map linked here on the District website, or call the District office at 816-858-5420 for confirmation of attendance area. If you know of a family with a child entering kindergarten, please pass this information along, and if your family has an incoming kindergartner, please complete the following form. We will send you additional information about Kindergarten Kickoff and an enrollment packet.

2022 Kindergarten Kickoff Information Form

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Spring Pictures Rescheduled For April 14th

Thursday was not too "Springlike" for us to take our Spring pictures. Due to the cancellation of school we have rescheduled Spring pictures to Thursday, April 14th. Moving back our Spring pictures and class pictures we will allow parents to continue to send in money for class pictures until April 14th.

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Girls On The Run!

We are bringing back our Girls On The Run club for girls in grades 3rd and 4tht grade. Mrs. Courtney (4th grade teacher) Mrs. Schultz (4th grade teacher), and Ms. Franklin (2nd grade teacher) will be our coaches this season. Practices will begin March 28th and practices will be on Mondays and Wednesday from 4:00 to 5:15. If you would like to learn more about Girls On The Run and register your girl please click on the link below.


Girls On The Run

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Summer School 2022 - Registration Is Open

Parents of students currently in grades K-7 interested in K-8 Summer School: You can now enroll for 2022 Summer School via the e-Forms on Parent Portal. Please complete by April 8, 2022.


Summer School will be held in June 1-28, 2022, at the following locations:


  • Pathfinder Elementary: Kindergarten – 5th grade (K-5 students from Pathfinder and Barry attendance areas)
  • Compass Elementary: Kindergarten – 5th grade (students from Siegrist and Compass attendance areas)
  • Barry School: 6th grade – 8th grade (students from Barry School attendance areas)
  • Platte City Middle School: 6th grade – 8th grade (students from PCMS attendance areas)
  • Platte County High School Paxton Center: 9th grade – 12th grade (PCHS students)


*Incoming Kindergarten students should complete summer school registration forms when completing their regular school year enrollment paperwork (Kindergarten Kickoffs will be held March 29).

**Information about enrolling in the High School summer school program will be available in April.

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Miles of Smiles

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2022-23 Academic Calendar Approved


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. The first day of school will be Tuesday, August 23, 2022, and the last day of school is planned for Wednesday, May 24, 2023. Other important dates include: Winter Break begins with a 3-hour early dismissal on December 21, 2022 and runs through January 3, 2023; Spring Break is March 20-24, 2023; and in addition to makeup days at the end of the school year, the calendar identifies February 20 and April as possible make up days, if needed.

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Community Activities

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Pathfinder Breakfast and Lunch Menu

Monday, March 21st Lunch Change

Our lunch on Monday, March 21st will be:

1st Choice: Cheesy nachos

2nd Choice: Chicken caesar salad


The remainder of the week is accurate in the menu below!

Pathfinder Breakfast Menu

Rise And Shine For A Healthy Start!

Pathfinder Lunch Menu

Eat Up Pathfinder Pirates!

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Text Notifications

The District uses text messaging and automated phone calls to notify parents of upcoming events and days off, school closings due to weather, and during 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 text messages.

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Pathfinder Resource Checklist

Hello Pirate Families! At the beginning and middle of each school year, we ask parents and guardians to fill out our Resource Checklist on paper. This year we are asking you to complete the Resource Checklist electronically using this form. This brief questionnaire is your School Social Worker's first and primary way to help you access support services. It also lets us know if you are interested in giving back to your school community. Please do not hesitate to contact your School Social Worker if you have any questions.
Pathfinder Resource Needs Checklist

If you have further questions please contact our school social work, Heather Schuller, at schullerh@platteco.k12.mo.us.

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March Parent Calendar

Please click here to access our Pathfinder parent calendars for the month of March.

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Keep In Contact With Us!

We want families to stay connected to all Pathfinder information. In addition, we invite you to visit our social media and platforms below.



You can always pick up the phone and give us a call anytime. The school number is 816.436.6670. If you have a specific question for administration, please email us at dolld@platteco.k12.mo.us (Dr. Devin Doll, Principal) or bohna@platteco.k12.mo.us (Mrs. Anna Bohn, Assistant Principal).

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Thank you to our Pirates R.O.C.K. Stars!

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