M. E. Pearson Elementary School

School Highlights 2017 - 2018

Community Service:

  • Jump Rope for Heart
  • Rotary Club- Planting Daffodils

Fundraising:

  • 5th Grade sold Smencils for their 5 th Grade Fun Day
  • Trash Bags
  • Holiday Raffle Baskets
  • Y-Ties
  • Scholastic Book Fair

Caring for Kids Community Partners: Our community partners have been instrumental in bringing many activities and support to our school.

  • Art with Chris Green (PK, K & 1 st )
  • Community Garden (PK)
  • M.E.P. Garden (4 th )
  • M.E.P. Clean Up
  • CABA Parade
  • Harvesters Back Snacks
  • After School Tutoring (3 rd Grade) provided by St. Luke’s and the Church KC
  • Painting of school…Project Shine
  • Score 1 for Health
  • Tutoring at Bethel Community Center

Family Events: These events bring our families into our school to share an experience with their student. This year at each event families were given books to add to their hoe libraries to reinforce our push for reading daily.

  • Literacy Night- Bedtime Stories
  • Math Night
  • STEM Night
  • Back to School Night
  • FAS Nights
  • Trunk-or-Treat
  • Family Movie Night
  • Open Library Saturday Mornings
  • Book Fairs
  • Family Valentine Dance
  • Grandparents Breakfast
  • PK Celebration
  • Parent Meeting with Safe Routes to School and the UG to discuss traffic safety concerns

District Events:

  • Battle of the Books
  • Math Relays
  • Are You Faster Than a Fifth Grader? (5th )
  • Kansas Kids Fit Day (3rd )
  • Field Day

Leadership Opportunities: We are always looking for our students to demonstrate leadership and community awareness.

  • Pledge of Allegiance and Daily Announcements (5th )
  • Safety Patrol (5th )
  • Young Leaders of Tomorrow (YLOT) (4th /5th )
    • Raised money for homeless people and pets
  • Student Council (3rd /4th /5th )
    • Won $2500 award through KC Healthy Kids
    • Attended Champions for Health Leadership Conference where they presented to community leaders and ate lunch with Mayor Alvey
    • Began planning Zumba Party and Health Carnival for next school year

Music Programs: Evening programs throughout the year to showcase our students learning in Strings and Vocal music.

In-School Student Opportunities: Programs within the school to further student learning.

  • Junior Achievement
  • Federal Reserve
  • Happy Bear
  • Coding Club
  • Running Club (5th )
  • Book Talk (4th & 5th )
  • Project Lead the Way (K-5)
  • Black and Veatch Mentoring Program
  • WYCO Conservation District
  • Reading and Fitness Challenge
  • Healthy Kids KC

Field Trips: We are given many opportunities to go and have experiences outside of school to help create lifelong learners.

  • Kaufmann Center
  • Nelson Atkins
  • Folly Theater
  • Science City
  • Deanna Rose
  • Schlagle Library
  • Camp Naish
  • College Basketball Experience (CBE)
  • KC Zoo
  • Chiefs Sports Lab
  • Pumpkin Patch
  • Starbase
  • PTA Play @ Wyandotte HS
  • Taste of 500
  • Holland 1916 Exploration Experience
  • American Royal Rodeo
  • kaleidoscope
  • Steamboat Arabia
  • KC Symphony

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