Family News from the Nest

English Landing Elementary School

Friday, November 10, 2017

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What's Happening at English Landing Elementary School?

Monday, November 13, 2017

  • Last Day to Turn in Money for Major Savers
  • English Landing Spirit Day! Wear School Spirit Wear or School Colors (Red, White, Blue)
  • Girls on the Run - Media Room/Library (3:30-5:00)
  • Spanish Club - Room 229 (3:30-4:45)
  • 2nd Grade Girl Scouts - Staff Dining Room (3:30-5:00)

Tuesday, November 14, 2017

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

Wednesday, November 15, 2017

  • Adventure Club Reading - Room 229 (3:30-6:00)
  • Girls on the Run - Library/Media Center (3:30-5:00)
  • Young Rembrandts - Staff Dining Room (3:30-4:30)

Thursday, November 16, 2017

  • Mathletics - Mrs. Betts' and Ms. Peter's Rooms (3:30-4:30)
  • Beyond the Bell - Riverside Community Center (3:45-4:45)
  • 3rd Grade Girl Scouts - Staff Dining Room (5:00-6:00)

Friday, November 17, 2017

  • PTA Popcorn Friday!
  • 1st Grade Girl Scouts - Staff Dining Room (3:30-4:30)
  • Chess Club - Room 229 (3:30-5:15)

Veterans Day Celebrations TODAY!

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A big thanks to all the Veterans who attended the English Landing Veterans Day Celebrations today. Again, thank you to our Veterans for your service!

Gary Kopf

Brian O'Quinn

Jack Allen

Jeffrey Fox

William Peek

John Files

Ned Marsh

Tom Morgan

Craig Doctor

Robert Walker

Jerome Richardson

Robert Adams

Paul Struxness

Loyd Holsted

Bob Bennett

Oren Birks

Kenneth Nash

Aaron Eckerberg

Kirby Karnes

Terry Bair

Carlos Martinez

Marcus Singleton

1st Grade Veterans Day Chats

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2nd and 3rd Grade Veterans Day Chats

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4th and 5th Grade Veterans Day Chats

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This Week's Career Share Guests

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Sporting KC Players visited Mrs. DeMint's third grade classroom this week.

They even brought the Open Cup Championship Trophy!

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Mr. O'Brien, Firefighter, visited fifth grade this week.

Career Share Signup

This year we would like to have EVERY student have at least ONE parent or family member spend time in his/her classroom in a Career Share visit. We started the Guys and Gals approach years ago and feel that it isn't about the gender separation but instead about EVERY student having a parent or family member visit the classroom sometime during the school day.

If you would like to sign up for a November 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!

4th Grade Musical: Who Pushed Humpty?

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October Home Learning Results

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Our Eagles continued to SOAR during the month of October and turned in their Home Learning Boards. Congratulations to 2nd Grade for having the highest percentage of participation.

Special Shout out to Kindergarten for increasing their percentage by over 25 percent!

Way to go, Eagles!

Buddy Bench Fall Decor With Powerful Reminders

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A SPECIAL Thank you to our Buddy Bench Ambassadors: Leona Nelson, Lauren Redding, Violet Edwards, William Parsley, William Schletzbaum, Leila Finlinson, Emery Hornaday, Keegan Toomey, Joseph Vigil, Keona Occelin, Finn Gabrick, Emmeline Amash, and Owen Mathes for decorating our Buddy Bench for fall with these POWERFUL reminders.

Results of Elementary School #11 Name Vote at English Landing

The WINNING name from our student election that we will submit to the Park Hill Naming Committee for Elementary School #11: GOLDEN HILLS ELEMENTARY SCHOOL!

  • Golden Hills Elementary School with 57 Votes!

  • Choice Two with 51 Votes was Rockridge Elementary!

  • Choice Three with 48 Votes was Lakeside Elementary!

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PTA Popcorn Friday is next Friday, November 17th.

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Media Center Needs Shoeboxes

The media center needs your help! We are in need of shoeboxes. If you have any empty shoeboxes that you could donate, please bring them to the English Landing School Office or send them to school with your student. Thank you!

English Landing T-Shirt Sales! ($10.00)

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Thank you! We have completed 97% of Parent and Teacher Conferences!

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We have just 10 families left to meet with to reach our goal of 100% participation in Fall Parent and Teacher Conferences.

  • Kindergarten: 1Family
  • First Grade: 1 Family
  • Second Grade: 2 Families
  • Third Grade: 3 Families
  • Fourth Grade: 100% COMPLETED
  • Fifth Grade: 3 Families


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Repeat: Park Hill Education Foundation Fundraiser Information

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The Park Hill School District Education Foundation discount card sales program benefits schools and patrons alike. The schools, in conjunction with Major Saver, work with businesses throughout the district to offer a $15 discount card providing the customer with 21 local buy-one-get-one-free offers. In most cases, redeeming only two offers offsets the cost of the card. Proceeds from the card campaign go to the Park Hill School District Education Foundation and participating schools.

Discount card sales occur in the Park Hill schools starting Wednesday, November 1st thru Monday, November 13th.

Major Saver cards can be purchased via cash, check or online at The online sale can be credited back to a particular student and school. All cards purchased online will be mailed directly to the customer.

Major Saver is excited to roll out a new feature this year making online sales easier for friends and family! On our homepage you are able to enter your student’s information to create a CUSTOM LINK for your child that can be shared via social media or email. This link will automatically credit the online sale to your student when friends and family use the link to make their purchase!

Major Saver cards can also be purchased, and credited to a student, through the Major Saver App. Once the free app is downloaded to an Android or iOS device, buyers can choose a Major Saver card through the “buy cards” tab on the app. Once the buyer completes the transaction the offers will be stored in the Major Saver App. Buyers can then redeem offers directly from the app and do not need a physical card.

Repeat: Altoid Cans Needed for Ms. Walker

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Ms. Walker is LOOKING for Altoid Cans! If you have any empty Altoid Cans that you could donate, please bring them to the English Landing School Office or send them to school with your student. Thank you!

Repeat: PTA Cookbooks for Sale

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Repeat: Park Hill Star Awards

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

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!

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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