The Siegrist Star

Week of March 16, 2020

spring break March 16-20

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Yearbook Orders are due today, March 13 by midnight!

You can order yearbooks online. Click on the link button below to order your yearbook online and use Yearbook ID code 4999220. If you need help with your order, please call our office at 816-858-5977 or you may call Lifetouch at 816-300-4022. Thank you!

Upcoming Siegrist Events

MAR 23
- PTA meeting at Compass 6:30pm
MAR 24 - Kindergarten Kickoff Night. See info below.
MAR 25 - Dollar Bill Banking Day 8:30am-8:50am

Click here to view the full Siegrist Elementary calendar on our website.

Learning Plan - If needed

Pirate Families,

Yesterday, you received a district-wide e-mail regarding COVID-19. The district has developed a proactive contingency plan for continuous learning IF our school needs to be closed according to guidelines from regulatory agencies.

Continuous learning allows our students to maintain skills in a different learning environment. If possible, students will utilize a device to access meaningful virtual learning experiences and digital resources needed to engage in their learning. Middle school and high school students, because of their access to student chromebooks, will mostly engage in learning digitally. Elementary students will have options that do not require technology and will be communicated to families from the classroom teacher. We understand that not all students have access to technology or the internet, and therefore we have created alternative learning opportunities that do not require technology.

Our district leadership team is attentive to the guidelines and requirements established with government and health officials. At this time, we do not have a directive to close, however we also recognize that those determinations could happen and we want to be prepared.

As we have additional information we will let you know, but certainly wanted you to understand why your child may have additional items coming home with them tonight (such as packets, login information, notebook, etc.) These are only in case we may need them after spring break.

We appreciate your understanding and flexibility as we monitor these developments, with a focus on our safe and caring environment. Thank you for partnering with us! My wish everyone has a wonderful Spring Break.

Jennifer McClure
Siegrist Principal
1701 N. Branch
Platte City, Mo 64079

Siegrist Kindergarten Kickoff Night - March 24

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Great Beginnings Tuition Preschool Open House - March 25

Families with PreK students who have turned four years of age by July 31, 2020, and are interested in Great Beginnings Preschool Tuition Program, are invited to an open house at the District Education Center at 5:30 p.m. on Wednesday, March 25. See flier for additional details.

Summer School 2020

The Platte County R-3 School District is excited to announce that Summer School will be held in June, 2020. Summer School is scheduled for June 1-26, 2020. All Platte County R-3 students are invited to attend and continue to grow as learners throughout the summer! The purpose of PCR-3’s Summer School Program is to provide an experience that is relevant, rigorous, and engaging, based on individual learner needs, in a safe and caring environment.

  • Starting March 9, current Kindergarten through 7th Grade students can register for 2020 Summer School via the e-Form located on Parent Portal, and should complete their registration by Tuesday, March 31, 2020.
  • Incoming Kindergarten students should complete summer school registration forms when completing their regular school year enrollment paperwork by April 10, 2020.
  • Information about enrolling in the High School summer school program will be available in April.

Class Placement for 2020-2021

We are beginning to consider balanced class lists for next year. As professionals collaborate to create class lists, it is helpful to be aware of SERIOUS EXTENUATING* circumstances that might inhibit your child from being successful with his/her peers. If you have such a circumstance, please inform your child’s current classroom teacher before April 15th.

All requests will be considered, but may not be granted due to limited placement options.

When determining class lists, our focus is to create a balanced academic environment for all students. Therefore, teacher requests and requests to place students based on friendship will not be considered when placing students.

*Examples: Bullying, conflicts outside of school, students are related, social issues

K12 Payment Center for Lunch Accounts

Click here to pay on your child's lunch account

Lunch Schedules

Siegrist lunch schedules for all classes

Siegrist Lunch and Breakfast Menu

Siegrist Lunch and Breakfast Menu

Watch DOG Sign up Link

Male family members are encouraged to volunteer to serve our school 1 day a year. Sign up here.

After School Club Information

Click here for after school clubs and enrollment information Young Rembrants, Bricks 4 Kids and Chess Club - Enroll Today for the 2020 Spring Session

Pirate Parent Podcast

A great thing to listen to in the CAR RIDER LINE!

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