Union Chapel Gator Gab
September Parent Newsletter
Park Hill Communications
Please sign up for phone/text alerts at www.parkhill.k12.mo.us to receive all notifications and alerts from the district. This includes school closing notifications. You will click on the yellow and green icons at the top right side of the main page to access the registration forms.
Sign-ups are available on SignUp Genius through Friday, September 8th. A lottery system will be utilized for all clubs if the number of students who sign-up exceeds the allotted number of participants. Club sponsors will identify the participants at the end of the sign-up window and will communicate with families. Please contact the Union Chapel office at 816.359.4310.
Please click the following link for club information and sign up links: 2017-18 Club Information.pdf
Watch D.O.G.S. (Dads of Great Students)
A calendar will be available to give dads a chance to sign up for a half day to volunteer at school. Even if you can’t sign up for a day as a Watch D.O.G.S. dad, we encourage you to take this great opportunity to eat breakfast with your child at school before you go to work on September 12th.
If you are able to join the Gators for this event, please fill out an online form at the following link by Friday, September 8th.
Union Chapel Watch D.O.G.S. Top Dog Committee
Upcoming Important Dates
9/4 - Labor Day (No School)
9/12- Watch D.O.G.S. (7:45 am, Café)
9/19 - PTA Meeting (6:30 pm, Library Media Center)
9/28 - 4th Grade Music Program (7:00 pm, Gym)
9/29 - Elementary Teacher Professional Day (No School)
Early Release Dates for 2017-18
Union Chapel will release at 1:30 pm on the following Thursdays.
Teachers will be engaged in professional learning on those afternoons.
2017-18 Music Performances
9/28/17 - 4th Grade
10/5/17 - 3rd Grade
11/16/17 - 5th Grade
1/25/18 - 2nd Grade
2/8/18 - 1st Grade
3/8/18 - Kindergarten
Park Hill Star Nominations
The nomination form for the Park Hill Star award is open! This award recognizes employees who reflect the district’s values of continuous improvement, high expectations, integrity, visionary leadership and student focus. Anyone can nominate a pre-K or elementary teacher, a secondary teacher and a support employee for the monthly recognition. Also, check out the compilation video of the 2016-2017 Park Hill Star award winners. Click here for a listing of all previous Union Chapel nominees and honorees.
Union Chapel Vision and Mission Statement
Union Chapel is a safe, caring environment that upholds high standards and inspires students to achieve their personal best so they will become successful lifelong learners and citizens of character.
At Union Chapel Elementary School, we value:
- A positive and structured environment;
- Open line of clear and regular communication;
- Students feeling valued, respected and safe;
- Variety in learning approaches to meet individual learning needs, styles, and interests; and
- High standards and a clear purpose for learning.