Sunset Valley Elementary 01.24. 2020


How 'bout them CHIEFS?!?!?!?! As we gear up for the Super Bowl on February 2nd, Sunset Valley Student Council is participating in the SOUPER BOWL of CARING!

Students may bring in food donations and place in the bins of their choice, regarding the team that they believe will be Super Bowl LlV Champions. Of course, we want the CHIEFS to win!!!! Souper Bowl of Caring can demonstrate how collective efforts make a significant impact on our neighbors in need. By working together, we can tackle hunger in our community of Lee's Summit. All food will be donated to Lee's Summit Social Services. Thank you for supporting this effort.

Monday, Jan 27:

Academic Club, 8am

PTA Skating Party @ Landmark, 6:30-8:30

Tuesday, Jan 28

Coding Club 8:15am

Wednesday, Jan 29

Culver's Night 5-8pm

Thursday, Jan 30

Choir Practice, 8:10am

Friday, Jan 31

Broadcast Team, 8:00am

Early Dismissal, 1:30pm

Jan 31: Last Day for Yearbook Orders WITH Personalization

Jan 24-Feb 4: Souper Bowl Food Donations

Feb 4-18: Major Saver Fundraiser

Feb 14: ALL Yearbook Orders Due


If you would like to order a yearbook, please do so before 2/14/2020. To order, visit the PTA website at and follow the provided directions. Special note: *Personalization is not available on orders placed after 1/31/2020. For inquiries about yearbooks or to check whether or not we have received your order, please contact Genevieve Boehm at the following email address:

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If you resolved to more good in 2020, here's your chance! Nominations are now open for the 2020 Excellence In Teaching/Teacher of the Year awards and are due Friday, January 31, 2020. I hope you'll consider taking time to nominate a deserving colleague or perhaps one of your own children's teachers!

Each year our school district, in conjunction with the Lee's Summit Chamber of Commerce, recognizes twelve Excellence in Teaching Award recipients and selects a Teacher of the Year.

For more information about Excellence In Teaching, Teacher of the Year, lists of former recipients and information about frequently asked questions, please visit the Excellence In Teaching/Teacher of the Year website.

**Please note, the 12 Excellence In Teaching winners and 3 Teachers of Distinction will be recognized and the Teacher of the Year will be revealed at a April 8 Chamber of Commerce/R-7 School District reception/presentation at the historic Longview Mansion.

The nomination form is attached. You are welcome to fill it out and email it back to me, copy it, or access the form on the Teacher of the Year website. Nomination Form Here

News from PTA

Have some heart!

We are looking for volunteers to help plan the Valentines party for all grades! If interested please reach out to the PTA on facebook or email

Yearbook Photos

Want to help provide candid photos of your Jaguar from school events? Need to order a yearbook? Find out details on both by visiting our website

There's Snow One Like you! Grandparents & Special Friends Photos

Please visit the link below and download your photo, to your computer, by clicking the down arrow on the upper left corner of your photo.


Culver's Night on January 29th to Support Job Olympics: Culver’s Night is an exciting fundraising event. Students from all three Middle School Life Skills Programs will be running food to customers to help raise money for the high school students in the Medically Fragile Program at Sunset Valley who are participating in Job Olympics. Job Olympics is an event in which high school students compete against their peers from the other high schools in Lee’s Summit, Center School District, Hickman Mills, and the Rainbow Center in a variety of job skills. Please mark your calendars to visit Culver’s on Wednesday, January 29th between 5:00 and 8:00 p.m. and Culver’s will donate 10% of all sales to the Lee’s Summit Life Skills’ Job Olympics. What a perfect opportunity to see our many middle school friends using their Functional Life Skills hard at work! We hope to see you there, whether you dine-in or drive-thru.


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