December 2015

Sunflower Elementary Board Report

Board Report

In early November, Janis Grandon and I attended the annual KAESP conference in Wichita.

We celebrated American Education Week in grand style this year. We kicked off the week with a special presentation by the Mad Scientist of Greater KC.

Our STUCO is once again sponsoring a toy drive for local families in need. They have decorated a large “Wizard of Oz” tree in the foyer. Stop in to see it!

Myself and several staff members went to Wichita on November 21 to attend the Kansas Teacher of the Year banquet with Jolene Pennington. It was an honor to be amongst so many wonderful teachers from across the state.

The Girls on the Run 5K was also on November 21. It was a COLD rainy day, but the girls prevailed. Every single Sunflower girl finished the race. This is a spectacular program.

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We are happy to announce that with the support of the community, Hurricane Car Wash will be donating $1,000 split between Cottonwood and Sunflower. We appreciate the help of the entire community in spreading the word and getting your cars clean!! A big thank you to the entire community, school patrons, and Hurricane Car Wash in making this a huge success.

Holiday Hoopla Happenings

Mon, Dec 14th: Christmas Sock Day! Wear your favorite Christmas socks, but bring shoes for recess & lunch!

Tues, Dec 15th: Christmas Sweater Day! Wear a CRAZY Christmas sweater or shirt!

Wed, Dec 16th: Let it Snow Day! Wear all white and dress like a snowman!

Thurs, Dec 17th: Santa Hat Day! Wear your Santa Hat and be ready to Move & Groove at the Santa Jingle Jam. Class parties in the afternoon!

Fri, Dec 18th: Christmas Pajama Day! Wear your favorite Christmas pajamas and bring your comfy pillow and Christmas stuffed animal to settle in for our All School movie. Bring shoes for recess & lunch!

We will be watching the original version of The Wizard of Oz this year.