Cedar Hills Elementary
Cheetah Champs...Excelling Every Day

Office Hours: 8-4pm

Phone: 913/239.3300 Fax: 913/239.3348

Nurse's Fax: 913/239.3349

Attendance Line: 913/239-3305


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Recognized as:

Just Announced, June 2014! Common Sense Media Certified School

Governor's Achievement Award 2012
Top 5% of Schools in Kansas 

"Innovation Spaces" Technology Pilot Project
 2012, 2013 ,2014

"The Kindest School In Kansas City" by
Synergy Services, Inc.

Standard of Excellence on Kansas Assessments in Math, Reading, Science!
A place of great students, parents and staff!







Calling all future Cheetahs…incoming kindergarten students for the 2015-16 school year.  On Thursday, February 5 (6:30pm) and Friday, February 6 (9:00am) we will conduct enrollment meetings for parents…you only need to attend one of them. Parents will complete the registration documents to begin the enrollment process, please bring original birth certificate and immunization document to be copied.   If you could share this information with neighbors, friends and new families that would be very helpful.

As part of our ongoing strategy to enhance our communications with our parents, CHE has set up a school Twitter account (@CedarHillsElem).  We will use Twitter as an additional communications outlet for our parents, staff and community.  By “following” the CHE Twitter feed, or “tweets,” those interested will be able to stay up-to-date on activities occurring in the classrooms, student success stories, school events, and more. We hope you will enjoy this quick and casual communications tool.
Those interested can follow Cedar Hills Elementary School by visiting: https://twitter.com/CedarHillsElem

“Souper” Bowl Food Drive…Are you ready for the big game? Who do you want to win? Let us know by bringing in a non-perishable item and putting it on the side of the front bulletin board that represents the team you want to win. The items we collect will go to Blue Valley Multi Service for people in our community who are in need. We will collect until Friday, Jan. 30 and then announce which team CHE students favor. When you make a donation you will have a chance to predict the winner/score. We will be passing out a small piece of paper for students to predict the score of the big game. These will be posted on the front bulletin board.

Great news...The after school Cheetah Study Den will be offered two days each week starting October 27. Every  Monday (starting 10/27) and Thursday (our current date), students in grades 1-5 are invited to attend from 3:45-4:30pm.  Certified staff are available to support students along with many available learning resources.  This a great way to work on out of class activities, Study Island, etc.  This fantastic program is made available through your generous donations to Take Stock in Cedar Hills.


Last chance to order a Cedar Hills Yearbook!  If you did not order a CHE yearbook during school registration, you will receive a bright yellow flyer next week in your child’s backpack.  This will be the LAST opportunity to order a 2014-2015 yearbook.  The deadline to return the form is Monday, February 9th.  Yearbooks cost $15 and the check is payable to CHE PTO.


The peanut product safer learning evironment has been updated to "Nut Safer". Thank you for your continued support of this practice for of our classrooms/learning areas.  A complete listing of approved food items can be found under "Forms and Documents". Part of our comprehensive, proactive plan is to limit the consumption of nut products in classrooms.  This nut product elimination will go beyond healthy type snacks (peanut butter crackers) to include birthday treats and food products enjoyed at the three classroom parties. We will continue to serve peanut butter and jelly sandwiches in our dining room and a "sack lunch" could certainly include products restricted in classrooms.  There will continue to be a "nut safer" lunch table available to children. This listing will also be used for the three designated classroom parties.  In an effort to protect all children and to continue to have safety as our number one priority, only items from the listing will be accepted for distribution at school.  Although it would be impossible to guarantee a totally nut-free environment, with your support and effort we can make additional strides in making all children safe while at Cedar Hills.  Thank you for your understanding of this very important matter.



  SchoolCenter PicturePlease make note of these important upcoming dates:

26-Cheetah Study Den After School Club, 3:40-4:30  Take Stock Sponsored
27-Early Dismissal, 2pm
28-Winter Kickball League, 3:40-4:30
29-Grade 3 Musical, 2:45 (rehearsal)/6:30pm
  - Cheetah Study Den After School Club, 3:40-4:30  Take Stock Sponsored
 -Panera Restaurant Night


2 –Cheetah Study Den After School Club, 3:40-4:30  Take Stock Sponsored
4 –Chess  Club, 3:40-4:30  Take Stock Sponsored
Salty Iguana Restaurant Night

5 –Gr. 2 to Steamboat Arabia Take Stock Sponsored
 Cheetah Study Den After School Club, 3:40-4:30  Take Stock Sponsored
 Winter Kickball League, 3:40-4:30 Timberwolves vs Huskies
  - Kindergarten Parent Meeting, 6:30pm (for parents of students entering kindergarten Aug 2015)

6 –Gr. 3 in-house Cultural Arts Traveling Storyteller Performance, 9am
- Kindergarten Parent Meeting, 9am (for parents of students entering kindergarten Aug 2015)
- Father/Daughter Dance, 7pm

9 -Parent/Teacher Conference Week
11-Gr. 3 (Houlton/Kunkel) to Wilderness Science Center  Take Stock Sponsored
 Valentine’s Day Classroom Parties, 2:30pm

12-No school for students (conferences)
13-No school for students (conferences)
16-No school for students (Presidents' Day)
17-Gr. 3 (Brown/Grajkowske) Learning Excursion to Wilderness Science Center  Take Stock Sponsored
Gr. 4 (Auvigne) Learning Excursion to Lanesfield One-Room Schoolhouse

18-Gr. 3 Learning Excursion to Kauffman Center Take Stock Sponsored
 Gr. 3 Learning Excursion to Body Ventures at CAPS Funded by Blue Valley Ed Foundation Grant
Gr. 4 (Anduss) Learning Excursion to Lanefield One-Room Schoolhouse  Take Stock Sponsored

19- Gr. 4 (Kenney) Learning Excursion to Lanefield One-Room Schoolhouse  Take Stock Sponsored
-Winter Kickball League, 3:40-4:30 Jaguars vs Mustangs
-Chick-fil-A Restaurant Night, 4-8pm

20- Gr. 4 (Monsees) Learning Excursion to Lanefield One-Room Schoolhouse  Take Stock Sponsored
23- Mathletics, 4-5pm @ Sunset Ridge
24- Early Dismissal, 2pm
26- Winter Kickball League, 3:40-4:30 Tigers vs Mustangs
  - Gr. 5 Students & Parents to Pleasant Ridge Middle School for enrollment, 6pm

28- CARNIVAL, 4-7pm







Are you new to the area? We want to hear from you...please contact the school office (239.3300) so we can start the enrollment/transition process. To help with this important step please view the vitual tour link below A group of fifth grade students want to share their school with you using an ALL NEW  Photo Story Virtual Tour . This is an excellent resource for new families as they transition to their new school. We hope you enjoy the tour!