Lion Lowdown

May 6, 2022

Front Office Information

Principal: Robin Davis

Assistant Principal: Lori Burbee

Counselor: Taneka Collins

School Social Worker: Bonnie Maloney

Administrative Assistant: Jennifer Mikic

Registrar: Christy Porter

Phone: 359-4320



Important Dates

May 2nd-18th- Map Testing

May 16th- 5th Grade District Track Meet

May 17th- PTA Culver's Night

May 20th- Field Day

May 24th- Line Creek ROAR Concert

May 25th- 5th Grade Picnic

May 26th- LC Yearbook Signing & 5th Grade Graduation

May 27th- Talent Show & Last Day of School

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Online Verification and Summer School Enrollment Open Now!

Log into your Infinite Campus parent portal here. Upload your residency (current lease or mortgage and a current utility), add new students (if applicable), and enroll in summer school.

From June 6 through July 1, your children can participate in Line Creek's summer school program, which is a free, fun, caring place for your children to continue learning during the summer. You can register online for summer school at the same time you verify your enrollment and residency.

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Map Testing is right around the corner!

May 2-May 18

Each year, students in 3rd, 4th and 5th grade complete Missouri State Assessments known as the MAP assessment. Our students will be taking their state assessments the first few weeks of May. Please help your student be successful by helping them to be well-rested and have a healthy breakfast on testing days. Thank you in advance for avoiding appointments and absences during this time!
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Due to funding from a federal program, we were able to supply free meals to all children ages 18 and under for the past three years. That program is ending on the last day of school.

Free meals for ALL students are discontinuing at the end of this school year. To qualify for free or reduced meals for the 2022 summer school session and the 2022-2023 school year, you must fill out a free/reduced application form.

You may do so by stopping by our front office for a form OR clicking on the following to apply through the online registration form:

You can apply by visiting:

If you have questions, you can check with our social worker, Bonnie Maloney at, or our Nutrition Services Department.

The application for the 2022-2023 school year and 2022 summer school will extend to the first 30 days of the 2022-2023 school year, and then eligible families will need to reapply to receive the meal benefits for the remainder of the upcoming school year.

If your child is eligible for free and reduced meal benefits and you apply, you can also receive additional benefits like fee waivers, activity scholarships, free screenings, school supplies, and more.

You can find more information on our website:

Join us at our PTA Culver's Night on May 17th where a portion of the proceeds go to Line Creek!

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Thank you Dr. Biehl for working so hard to make this happen for our LC Students!

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2022 Best Communities for Music Education

BEST COMMUNITIES FOR MUSIC EDUCATION: We are #ParkHillProud to earn the Best Communities for Music Education award from The NAMM Foundation for our commitment to music education!

Districts earn this award for providing music access and education to all students. We earned it for our funding, graduation requirements, music class participation, instruction time, facilities, and support for the music program and its community music-making programs. During the pandemic, music and arts programs were a vital component to keeping students engaged in school, and our music educators ensured students still had access to music education.

Park Hill is one of only six districts in Missouri to earn this designation.

Thank you to Mrs. Kikoler for working so hard to help Park Hill achieve this honor!

Sophie's Run!

We hope you will join us in person or virtually to support our fundraiser on Saturday, May 7, 2022.

This year we will offer an in-person Fun Run and a virtual run or walk for those who may be more comfortable participating on their own. Regardless of how you choose to participate, we cannot wait to see your pictures on social media! Be sure to tag Sophie's Run @ Lake Waukomis and use one of the hashtags below.

With your help, we raised over $40,000 in 2021 to assist students who need assistive technology to communicate! We have assisted over 120 students in the Park Hill School District to find their voices! Won't you continue to assist us in providing the communication devices and assistive technology necessary to support these students and their families?

You can find more information about Sophie's Run Here

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Soccer Camp at Park Hill South

PHS Soccer Co-ed Youth Camp (Grades K – 8th in SY 22-23)

Location: Park Hill South Soccer Stadium

Dates: June 6th – 9th

Time: 8:00 am – 9:30 am

Cost: $50 (cash payable 1st day of camp)

What to Wear/Bring:

  • Sport-appropriate clothing
  • Cleats & Shinguards
  • Soccer ball
  • Water bottle/jug
  • Sunscreen

Click on the link below to register. If you have any questions, email Coach Farmer at

2022 PHS Soccer Co-ed Youth Camp (K-8th Grade) Online Registration

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May Curriculum Connections

Check out the linked Curriculum Connections below to see what our Line Creek Lions will be working on in each subject area during the month of May! We want to share the learning topics at all the grade levels so that you are familiar with what topics and content are taught this month! Your child's teacher is always happy to provide more details should you have questions!

Here are your Curriculum Connections for this month!

May 2022 Curriculum Connection: ELA

May 2022 Curriculum Connection: Math

May 2022 Curriculum Connection: Science/ Social Studies

I found this great website for ideas to work on math at home!

Click on the grade level you would like to focus on for lots of ideas and activities to work on.

I was really impressed by this resource and it is worth checking out. 😊

Have fun growing together!

-Mrs. Carroll

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School Supply List for 2022-23 School Year

4th Quarter Updates

Park Hill Clothing Center

2 Shopping Days Left!!

The Park Hill Clothing Center would like to thank all of the families who have contributed to our facility. For anyone not familiar with the clothing center there is more information here:

We currently have an abundance of clothes and we would love to give them away! There are only two more “shopping days” (the clothes are free) left for 2022:

May 3 (10am-12pm and 5pm-7pm) and

May 17 (4pm-6pm).

Sign-ups are no longer required. Please come and take summer clothes as well as clothes for next school year.

During the summer the remaining clothes will be re-donated and we will re-stock will different clothes for the fall. Volunteers are greatly needed throughout the summer. This signup genius will be updated periodically:

We appreciate all of your help!!

-The Park Hill Clothing Center

The Park Hill Clothing Center currently has a very large inventory on the racks. Stock up for summer early since we shut down in May. We still have plenty of warm weather clothes and coats as well. No appointments are necessary, but masks are required. The schedule is found here:

Volunteers are always needed! Thank you all so much for the numerous donations, however, we often have a difficult time hanging up all of the incoming clothes. There are two sign-up genius links for volunteers: There is one sign-up genius for the 2-4 pm timeslot every Tuesday that doesn't have shoppers present. That sign up is here and students are welcome to help out

Then there is a second sign-up for the Tuesday 10-12 pm and 5-7 pm slots when shoppers will be there. When shoppers are present we can't have students helping due to confidentiality. That sign-up is here:

We appreciate all of your help!!

KidGaurd Insurance Program

Park Hill School District (per Board Policy JHA) continues to offer all families the opportunity to enroll their student(s) (Pre-K through 12th) in a low-cost, district-approved insurance program.

Coverage can be purchased at any time during the school year with coverage terminating on the last day of the regular school term.

The application is available on the district’s website -

KidGuard offers the following options:

1) 24 Hour Basic Accident Insurance Plan

2) School Time Basic Accident Insurance Plan

3) Increased Dental Accident Coverage

4) In-Hospital Sickness Benefit Option

The KidGuard Insurance Enrollment Form is to be mailed by families directly to KidGuard in Saint Louis, MO. The school district is not involved in the collection of applications or premium payments.

Refer all questions concerning claim benefits and claim liability to the insurance agency:

Lawrence E. Smith & Associates, Inc.

P.O. Box 411216

Saint Louis, MO 63141-1216


Confidential Resource Checklist

Greetings families,

Welcome to the 2021-2022 school year! We are so excited to get this year started. It has been quite the past few years with a lot of challenges and learning curves to navigate. The following is a link to Park Hill’s Confidential Resource Checklist.

This list is strictly confidential and information is only shared with our School Social Worker. Upon checking and resources that you may need, she will work to respond to those needs in a timely manner. If you have any direct questions or concerns please do not hesitate to email or call her:

Bonnie Maloney


Resources from Mrs. Maloney

Click Here to view the resources

Contact Information

Social Worker:

Bonnie Maloney



Taneka Collins


Join PTA!

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Individual Online Form to Join

$10.00 per person Thank You!

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Family Membership to Join PTA

$20.00 per family Thank you!

Technology Help

This handbook lays out our policies and best practices for student device use and care. Parents and students should review it together at least once per year, ideally before the school year begins.

Thank you for your support. If you have any technology issues or questions, please contact the Help Desk Monday - Friday 7:00 am - 5:00 pm at 816-359-5000.

Thank you,

Derrick Unruh, Director of Technology

Box Tops!

You might have noticed some changes with many Box Tops products you've purchased recently. Box Tops for Education (BTFE) is going digital! If you see the BTFE label on any products, use the new Box Tops app to scan your receipt. Box Tops are still worth 10 cents for your school. The app will find participating products purchased at any store and instantly add cash to your school's earnings online. Just download the app, sign up for free, choose LINE CREEK ELEMENTARY SCHOOL, and scan away. Receipts need to be scanned within 2 weeks of purchase.

Nominate a Staff Member for the 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.

Library Media Center, Follow Us!

Follow us on Facebook!! Line Creek has a school Facebook page and a Twitter account, where you will find frequent reminders, pictures from our days at school, and other information.

Line Creek Elementary Facebook Page

Line Creek Twitter

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