The Siegrist Star

January 15, 2017


Upcoming Siegrist Events

JAN 15 - NO SCHOOL - Martin Luther King Day
JAN 16 - PTA Meeting @ Compass 6:30pm

JAN 17 - Dollar Bill Banking Day 8:30-8:50am
JAN 24 - PLC Day - Early Dismissal 1:35pm

JAN 26 - PTA Family Skate Night @ River Roll 5:30-7:30pm


YEARBOOKS ON SALE - Deadline to order a yearbook is March 9th

We are now taking orders for the 2017-2018 yearbook! You may order your child's yearbook online starting today. To order online, go to and use the yearbook code 4999218 for Siegrist. If you have questions, please call our office at (816) 858-5977.


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Kindergarten Kickoffs Set: March 6-Pathfinder Elementary, March 13-Compass Elementary, and March 15-Siegrist Elementary

Children who have turned five years of age before August 1, 2018, are eligible for kindergarten for the 2018-19 school year. Families are encouraged to view the attendance area boundary map linked on the homepage of 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.

The orientation will give parents an opportunity to become familiar with school procedures and kindergarten curriculum expectations. Parents will be able to pick up an enrollment packet at this time. Information on academic/vision/hearing screenings will be available the evening of the kickoff.

All incoming kindergarteners will receive a special book, Pirates Go to Kindergarten, written and illustrated by Assistant Principal, Kali Young and PCR-3 staff. The book is designed to serve as a resource for students and families by providing information about the academic, physical, and social skills students can be working on as they get ready for Kindergarten.

Pathfinder Elementary

Tuesday, March 6 at 6:30 p.m. at Pathfinder Elementary (1951 NW 87th Terrace, Kansas City, MO) for parents and students in the Pathfinder Elementary attendance area. Please call Pathfinder Elementary at 816-436-6670 with questions.

Compass Elementary

Tuesday, March 13 at 6:00 p.m. at Compass Elementary (401 Kentucky Avenue, Platte City, MO) for parents and students in the Compass Elementary attendance area. Please call Compass Elementary at 816-858-0172 with questions.

Siegrist Elementary

Thursday, March 15 at 6:00 p.m. at Siegrist Elementary (1701 Branch Street, Platte City, MO) for parents and students in the Siegrist Elementary attendance area. Please call Siegrist Elementary at 816-858-5977 with questions.


Winter Weather/School Closing Planning and Notification

Parents: If you haven't yet opted in to receive texts and wish do so, please text the word "YES" to 67587. Standard text messaging rates apply.


PTA Facebook Page

PTA would like you to visit there facebook page. There are a lot of great pictures, stories and information about upcoming events.

Like them on Facebook @ Platte City Schools PTA


Thank you to our Pirates ROCK Star business partners!

Did you know that their donations are helping us fund the STEP store this year?