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Welcome to a new school year at Mission Trail Elementary.

We are honored to be named a 2013 National Blue Ribbon School recognized for exemplary high-performance.

Our theme for the 2014-2015 school year is Log in to Learning! MTE is located in Leawood, KS.  It is part of the award winning Blue Valley School District.  Our school colors are blue and yellow, and "Max" the bulldog is our school mascot. 

 


School Hours:8:35-3:40
Office Hours: 8:00-4:00

AM Kindergarten

8:35-11:45

Early Childhood

8:40-11:25 AM 12:35-3:20 PM

Office:(913) 239-6700  
Fax:(913) 239-6748
Attendance Line:(913) 239-6701
Principal:Debbie Bond
Administrative Assistant:Linda Turner
Office Secretary:Laura Durham-AM/Mary Dilworth-PM
Counselor:Sara Erickson
Nurse:Donna Anderson
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MAY 21

LAST DAY OF SCHOOL FOR EARLY CHILDHOOD AND KINDERGARTEN STUDENTS

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MAY 22

DISMISSAL AT 11:45 AM FOR 1ST-5TH GRADE STUDENTS


SUNDAY NIGHT EMAIL UPDATE:

Weekly email update for May 18-22

 

Good afternoon MTE families,

I hope you are enjoying this lovely afternoon.  I find it almost impossible to believe that we are at the last week of school.  It has been a wonderful journey of learning, and I am so grateful to be a part of it! 

 

Thank you to all the Field Day volunteers and Mrs. Courtney for the flexibility and positive attitude displayed with moving the activities from outside to inside.  Our morning session was held completely outside, and the afternoon session had to come inside after about 35 minutes.  Weather is always hard to predict despite having multiple weather apps to monitor weather.  Thanks again!  I know the students enjoyed the day.

 

This week hosts a special event each day.  Please check the calendar below for dates and times. 

 

I do want to make everyone aware that on Wednesday afternoon, Mrs. Turner’s Retirement Reception will begin at 4 p.m.  We are hosting the event in the front hall area and hope you plan to stop by the celebration.  We will be setting the event up from 3-4 p.m. We respectfully request that families do not plan to wait inside at school, because we won’t be ready until 4.  Please let me know if you have any questions.  We do not want to create a hardship for anyone.

 

As always, if you have any questions, concerns or comments, please contact me. 

“It is a great day to be a bulldog!”

 

Debbie Bond

 

 

 

SILVER BUCKET AWARD

The Silver Bucket Award for the past week goes to Mrs. Zima’s first grade class for exemplifying the Blue Valley virtues in their specials classes.  Congratulations!

 

 

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REGISTRATION FOR THE 2015-2016 SCHOOL YEAR HAS BEGUN

Please visit the MTE website www.bluevalleyk12.org/mte :

·  Click on “Registration” to take you to ParentVUE to update information and pay fees for the next school year.

·  Click on “MTE Registration Forms 2015-2016” for all necessary forms for enrollment.

Questions, call the school office at 913-239-6700.

 

Don’t forget to pay your child’s student activity fee—that’s field trip fees for their school year.  Only pay your child’s grade level!

 

 

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School Supply Order Information K-5 for 2015-2016

Hello, Mission Trail Parents!  It is already time to order your school supplies for the 2015-2016 school year.  This year we are again using Schoolkidz for our school supplies, since they did such a great job for us last year.  All orders will be placed online, and all school supply kits will be delivered to your home the week of Aug. 3.  When ordering, please remember to select your child’s grade for next year.  All kits already have the shipping charge included (per box) and there is no sales tax.  So, if you’re ordering more than 1 kit, the cost of the kit will not change because the shipping has already been included for the weight of 1 box.

 

Again, the kits DO NOT include the ream of paper for each child, or the 2 assignment notebooks for grades 2-5.  You can purchase the assignment notebooks in the office ($2 for both), and each child needs to bring in 1 ream of paper for the school.

 

Order School Supplies at Schoolkidz Online:

www.shopttkits.com

Mission Trail Elementary Account Number:  85695

 

Last Day to Order Supplies:  June 14, 2015

 

Please let me know if you have any questions at tamij09@gmail.com .  Thank you!

Tami Fisher, PTO School Supply Chairman

 

 

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BOX TOPS FOR EDUCATION MAX MADNESS CONTEST RESULTS

We are pleased to share our final Box Tops for Education results for the school year. These results will be shared with the students on Monday.  MTE families collected over 3,000 Box Tops in May during our “Max Madness” Basketball contest. Over the entire school year, your collection efforts resulted in over 21,000 Box Tops! Each Box Top is worth 10¢ for MTE. Thank you for another great year.

 

Our May “Max Madness” basketball contest classroom winner is Mrs. Gordon’s fourth grade class.  Thanks to the students for completing collection sheets. Winners of the $5 gift cards from Orange Leaf yogurt are Janelle Green, Becca Houlehan, Samantha Schultz, Emma Rosenthal and Ava Turk.

 

Please keep collecting Box Tops from friends and family members over the summer.

 

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MONDAY, MAY 18 DAY 2

1st grade boat float/picnic walking trip to Gezer Park, 9:30-noon (need sack lunch)

The President’s Volunteer Service Award assembly, 2:15-3 p.m.

The President’s Volunteer Service Award reception, 3-3:30 p.m.

4th Crochet Club, 3:45-4:30 p.m.

 

TUESDAY, MAY 19 DAY 3

4th grade frogs science activity

All school yearbook signing, 2:15-3 p.m.

 

WEDNESDAY, MAY 20 DAY 4

Walk/Bike/Bus to School Wednesday

Linda Turner Retirement Reception, front hallway of MTE, 4-5 p.m.

 

THURSDAY, MAY 21 DAY 5

5th grade Skating Party, 11:45-2:15 p.m.

Community Service used school supply collection

Last day of school for Early Childhood and Kindergarten students

 

FRIDAY, MAY 22 DAY 0 

5th grade Farewell, 10 a.m.  (Doors open at 9:30 a.m. for seating)

11:45 a.m. dismissal for grades 1-5  

     

It’s a great day to be a bulldog!

 

 

Don’t forget to check the Blue Valley School District community bulletin board for frequent activities for your children and family.  See the MTE Web site for a link to the bulletin board.


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Mission Trail Elementary, a professional learning community, is committed to academic excellence, fostering creativity and the success of each student.


Mission Trail School Pledge . . .   As an ideal Mission Trail student, I feel good about myself, care about others and respect the rights and property of everyone.  I know I am responsible for my actions and show this through my school work and relationships with those around me.

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