Panther Pride Gardner Elementary 218 W. Shawnee Gardner, KS 66030 www.usd231.com Office: 856-3300 Fax: 856-3385
Every summer, USD 231 offers a variety of fun and engaging classes through Summer Programming. This year, we are excited to announce we will be expanding the program by adding new enrichment classes at Bistro 425, the GEHS Culinary program; and the Advanced Technical Center at GEHS. Summer Programming is designed to support student learning with engaging, highinterest activities that promote student creativity, problem-solving and reinforcement of core learning skills.
April 6-13 April 12 April 13
Classes are held at Trail Ridge Middle, Wheatridge Middle, Gardner Edgerton High School and the Advanced Technical Center, and will be offered in a variety of date combinations. Students enroll for the grade they will enter in August 2018. The program is financially supported through student tuition.
9-3pm Students may shop during their regular library specials time & with grandparents during lunch 3-4pm Shop with parent/guardian 6-8pm 1st grade music program Shop with parent/guardian 9-3pm Student Shop Day w/pass from their teacher
Transportation is not provided for Summer Programming. - To view the 2018 Catalog of classes, click HERE. - To register for 2018 classes, click HERE. For more information or for assistance, please call 913-856-2009.
First Student Bus Company
Donna Shell Secretary
Jennifer Walker Office Aide
Dates to Remember April 6-13 Book Fair April 7 Savers Drive April 9 GE Pizza Hut Night April 9-12 Grandparents Week April 9-13 Math State Assessments April 12 1st Grade Musical 7:00 April 20 & 23 NO SCHOOL April 23 Kindergarten Rodeo April 18 3rd Grade Field Trip April 19 PTO Carnival 6:00-8:00
CHARACTER CORNER Jennifer Kindler, Counselor
ACCEPTANCE AND TOLERANCE Understand that I live in a diverse world. Treat people fairly whether I like them or not. Speak out against the value of ALL human beings.
PTO is on Facebook please join our page to keep informed! https://www.facebook.com/Gardner-Elementary-PTO-228841190601781/
“Students of Character for Cooperation”
FROM THE MUSIC ROOM... A few upcoming calendar reminders and dates from the music room:
Thursday, April 12th at 7pm: 1st Grade Program (with Panther Pride performance before program)
-1st graders meet at 6:45pm -Panther Pride Choir meet at 6:30pm Tuesday, May 15th: Fourth Grade Field trip to the KC Symphony
Ms. Stevens Thank you 2nd Grade for putting on an amazing performance!
April 9 - (K) Purcell 10:50 4th Grade 11:30 April 10 - (K) Anliker 11:50 2nd Grade 12:30 April 11 - (K) Cook 11:20 3rd Grade 12:00 April 12 - 1st Grade 11:00 The book fair will be open during grandparent lunches so feel free to shop after you finish your meal!
Health Room Mural Promoting ‘Healthy Habits’
Gardner Elementary would like to give a huge shout out and thank you to Riley Hiner for designing our new mural in the Health Room! Thank you so much to Riley Hiner, Caitlin Weese, Mara Fax and Liv Knapp from Gardner Edgerton High School for putting in all of the hours painting and creating a mural promoting HEALTHY HABITS for our GE students and staff! We love it!!!
Lunch Schedule Kindergarten 10:50-11:20 Purcell 11:20-11:50 Cook 11:50-12:20 Anliker
11:00-11:30 - First Grade 11:30-12:00 - Fourth Grade 12:00-12:30 - Third Grade 12:30-1:00 - Second Grade