Sunset Valley Elementary 1/11/19

Jaguar Corner

Hello Jaguars!

-Everyone is back in the swing of things at school!

-Please see the information below on the upcoming Major Saver Fundraiser. The proceeds from this fundraiser will support our classroom instruction, technology, and playground equipment. Historically, these funds pay to replace classroom LCD projectors, the new televisions in our classrooms, playground equipment (kick balls are expensive!), leveled student books, and much more. Thank you for any help you may be able to provide.

-As a team, we continue to discuss plans for the SVE 10 year Anniversary! Some of you have been here since the beginning and we appreciate everyone's support these past 10 years. We have much to be thankful for in this community!

-Sunset Valley Average Daily Attendance for December was almost 96%! That is great!

-SVE Health Services Information: There will be a free kid vision screening here at SVE. The information can be found by clicking here.

-February 7 is a DARE Skate Night! More information can be found here!

Do you have a library card?

Are you needing a library card from Mid-Continent Public Library? MCPL offers many great programs for students and adults alike (not just books!!). Some of our students take advantage of the online tutoring/homework help, and all you need is a library card! Click here to either renew your card or sign up for a new one!

Hour of Power Mentoring Program

Lee’s Summit R-7 School District is pleased to launch our new hOur Power mentoring program. We have the collective power to impact the lives of our students and we are excited to open another avenue for bringing the community into our schools. The launch of this partnership will allow mentors to spend up to an hour a week supporting our students. The hOur Power program has been designed to engage, inspire and connect caring and talented individuals in our community through a variety of mentoring and volunteer opportunities that positively influence the academic success of Lee’s Summit R-7 students.

The steps to becoming an hOur Power mentor for interested individuals are listed below.

  • Complete an hOur Power application online at
  • Complete R-7 background check requirements
  • Attend a mentor training session
  • Get matched with a R-7 student
  • Mentoring commences

For more information about hOur Power or to start the application process to become a mentor in our school district, visit our district website: We look forward to welcoming our community into our schools to see first-hand the collective power of community supporting our students through mentoring. Thank you for your help in making this program a success!


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Upcoming Dates

Monday, January 21 - NO SCHOOL, Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

Monday, January 28 - 6:30 PM PTA Skating Party at Landmark Skate

January 28th - February 4 - Souper Bowl of Caring Food Drive

February 7 - SVE Night at Papa John's Pizza

February 15 - 6:30-8:30 PM STUCO Father/Daughter Dance