USD 231
Summer programming update now available. Read the story here: https://www.usd231.com/article/247426?org=district
17 days ago, USD 231
USD 231
Virtual Board Meeting Reminder! May 11 -3:00pm. Story: https://www.usd231.com/article/227635?org=district Link to live feed: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCDJC0Zj-3F68P38Z70mIFsA/live
20 days ago, USD 231
USD 231
It's School Nurse's Day - @seeagles style!
25 days ago, USD 231
USD 231
It's National School Nurse's Day! We LOVE our nurses. Read more about how awesome they are here:https://bit.ly/35xWft7
25 days ago, USD 231
USD 231
It's National School Nurse's Day! We LOVE our nurses. Read more about how awesome they are here: https://bit.ly/2zUfZLA
25 days ago, USD 231
USD 231
As a reminder, our website can be accessed by visiting usd231.COM OR usd231.ORG. This does not apply for staff email addresses (they remain .com).
about 1 month ago, USD 231
USD 231
Check this out! Tune into Learning Across Kansas! Kansas teachers, including one of our own - Shannon Ralph, science teacher @gehsblazers - sharing learning on local PBS channel! https://5il.co/f8h3
about 1 month ago, USD 231
USD 231
Check out our social media platforms as we acknowledge graduates of GEHS that are currently a medical worker or first responder during the COVID-19 pandemic.
about 1 month ago, USD 231
USD 231
If you or a family member are in need of additional resources, please review this guide created by the USD 231 Counseling Department. https://5il.co/f3j3
about 1 month ago, USD 231
USD 231
about 1 month ago, USD 231
USD 231
USD 231 is changing the time of the May, June, & July Board of Education Meetings. These meetings will now begin at 3:00 p.m. and be live streamed on the district YouTube channel. May 11, 3:00 p.m. June 08, 3:00 p.m July 27, 3:00 p.m
about 1 month ago, USD 231
USD 231
We love the class of 2020 (our seniors)! Read more about how Superintendent Stranathan and USD 231 is showing that love!
about 1 month ago, USD 231
USD 231
A Frequently Asked Questions document has been posted on our COVID-19 page and answers some of your most pressing questions. Please check this document often as it will be updated when new information is shared.
about 1 month ago, USD 231
USD 231
As mandated by the State of Kansas and Johnson County, all district playgrounds, fields, tracks and courts are closed. We appreciate your help in working together for the safety of the community!
about 1 month ago, USD 231
USD 231
If you are struggling with thoughts of self harm or other mental health issues, please reach out to the Johnson County Mental Health Crisis line at 913-268-0156 or you can text 741741 for free and confidential support.
2 months ago, USD 231
USD 231
We continue to monitor information related to COVID-19. We are prepared and will continue to work closely with community partners in an effort to ensure the safety of our students, staff, & families. As new information becomes available, it will be shared on our COVID-19 page.
2 months ago, USD 231
Sunflower Elementary
Culver's Dining Night Wednesday, March 11th 4:00 - 8:00 pm
3 months ago, Sunflower Elementary
Sunflower Elementary
Social Media Takeover #3! Zoey, a 1st grader, said she likes the gym at Sunflower. What a perfect day to be in the gym because her parents came to watch her perform in Sunflower’s Got Talent! @gardneredgerton
3 months ago, Sunflower Elementary
Sunflower Elementary
Social Media Takeover #2 Jax in Kindergarten chose to take pictures of his brother and sister's classrooms. He was so proud to tell me that he knew exactly which rooms they were in. @gardneredgerton
3 months ago, Sunflower Elementary
Sunflower Elementary
The four seasons of the year are depicted in these gorgeous works of art hanging outside Mrs. Furlong's preschool room. Which season is your favorite? @gardneredgerton #seasons
3 months ago, Sunflower Elementary
Sunflower Elementary
Kindergarten students working independently on math this afternoon. @gardneredgerton
3 months ago, Sunflower Elementary
Sunflower Elementary
Reading is Everything! Dress up as your favorite book character! #readacrossamerica
3 months ago, Sunflower Elementary
Sunflower Elementary
Reading makes us bright! Wear neon or bright colors! #readacrossamerica
3 months ago, Sunflower Elementary
Sunflower Elementary
Reading makes imaginations run wild! Wear wild, mismatched clothes!
3 months ago, Sunflower Elementary
Sunflower Elementary
Reading jogs your mind! Wear your sweats or joggers! #readacrossamerica
3 months ago, Sunflower Elementary
Sunflower Elementary
Dress your best today for Picture Day! #readacrossamerica
3 months ago, Sunflower Elementary
Sunflower Elementary
Dr. Jones is volunteering as a Watch D.O.G. today. He is using the opportunity as his 3rd quarter Out of Office experience...to see the school through the eyes of a volunteer! @gardneredgerton #watchdog
3 months ago, Sunflower Elementary
Sunflower Elementary
Taylor Newton, SE 4th Grader, welcomed her brother and fellow soldier home from Marine Corp boot camp. They appeared on today's morning announcements. Pictured with Taylor are Ethan Kirk and Jackson Armstrong. Thank you for your service! @gardneredgerton @usmc
3 months ago, Sunflower Elementary
USD 231
Attention USD 231 families! Parent Teacher Conferences will take place today. The schedule is below: Parent Teacher Conferences - PK-4 (2-8 p.m.), 5-12 (4-8 p.m.) As you know, we have outstanding grounds and maintenance staff. They will be treating the parking lots and sidewalks to ensure your safety arriving today. Stay warm and be safe.
4 months ago, USD 231
Sunflower Elementary
It's National School Counseling Week!! A big shout out to Mrs. Gabriel for all that she does for our Sunflower family! Your support and care for all of us makes you shine above the rest!! @gardneredgerton
4 months ago, Sunflower Elementary
USD 231
It's a big week in Kansas City! The Gardner Edgerton Unified School District will be closed on Wednesday, February 5, 2020. We hope that you understand this is not a decision that was taken lightly.
4 months ago, USD 231
Sunflower Elementary
Chiefs Kingdom at Sunflower this morning! @gardneredgerton @chiefs
4 months ago, Sunflower Elementary
Sunflower Elementary
What do you do when your child says “I need a hat for Tailgate Day?” Well, you crochet a Mahomes hat in one evening!! (Owen is pictured here with his teacher, Mrs. Wright.). @gardneredgerton @chiefs @patrickmahomes
4 months ago, Sunflower Elementary
Sunflower Elementary
These Kansas bison (AKA Mrs. Furlong’s AM class) were sure cute this morning as they sang us a song! @gardneredgerton #kansasweek
4 months ago, Sunflower Elementary
Sunflower Elementary
Cheer on our Kansas City Chiefs and wear your red on Friday, January 10!! @gardneredgerton #redfriday @chiefs @patrickmahomes
5 months ago, Sunflower Elementary
Sunflower Elementary
Happy New Year!!! Welcome Back!!! @gardneredgerton #theeagleisfreezingitsfeathersoff
5 months ago, Sunflower Elementary
Sunflower Elementary
We can't wait to see all of you tomorrow morning!!! @gardneredgerton #happynewyear #winterbreak
5 months ago, Sunflower Elementary
Sunflower Elementary
Remember...tomorrow morning is Coffee/Cocoa with the Principal!
5 months ago, Sunflower Elementary
Sunflower Elementary
Parents are invited to Coffee/Cocoa with the Principal on Thursday!! No agenda or speeches, just a chance to ask questions, voice concerns, and get to know Dr. Jones! Come join him Thursday morning, December 19th, from 8:15 to 8:45 am.
6 months ago, Sunflower Elementary
Sunflower Elementary
No school tomorrow due to inclement weather!! @gardneredgerton #snowday
6 months ago, Sunflower Elementary
Sunflower Elementary
Congratulations to our spelling bee winners!! Representing Sunflower at the Johnson County Spelling Bee is Eli Bitar, 4th grade. Dellanie Benitez, 4th grade, is our runner-up and alternate to the County bee. Ethan Smith, 3rd grade, placed 3rd. @gardneredgerton #spellingbee
6 months ago, Sunflower Elementary
Sunflower Elementary
2nd quarter's "Out of Office" experience for Dr. Jones brought him back to the Sunflower kitchen to help prepare and serve breakfast and lunch. The last time he worked in the kitchen he was accused of being too skimpy on the cinnamon for cinnamon twists. We're calling it a success because this time only one student wanted more cinnamon on their bread today!
6 months ago, Sunflower Elementary
Sunflower Elementary
Coding spin kids at work today in Technology! @gardneredgerton
6 months ago, Sunflower Elementary
Sunflower Elementary
Ella is our 2nd student taking over the posting to our social media sites! She chose to feature our main bulletin board which is simple and sweet with the saying "We hear it's sweet song." Ella likes the stars and the saying best about the board. @gardneredgerton #starrynight
6 months ago, Sunflower Elementary
Sunflower Elementary
Students can earn the opportunity to take over the social media posts for Sunflower! Kinley snapped a photo of our cafeteria bulletin board decorated for the holidays and created these hashtags! @gardneredgerton #reindeerneedcookiesandmilk #santaneedscarrots
6 months ago, Sunflower Elementary
Sunflower Elementary
More cuteness overload from preschool today. Looks like they made it all the way around the school...even all the way down the “big kids hallway”! @gardneredgerton
6 months ago, Sunflower Elementary
Sunflower Elementary
Mrs. Furlong's preschoolers are on the move again today sharing the gift of kindness...today in the form of Dove chocolates! "Sharing is caring," says Mrs. Mullins!
6 months ago, Sunflower Elementary
Sunflower Elementary
Mrs. Furlong's preschoolers shared the gift of kindness by giving hugs to Janet and Christine today. It was an overload of cuteness!!! @gardneredgerton #choosekindess #giftofkindness #hugs #preschoolersrock
6 months ago, Sunflower Elementary
USD 231
Reminder: No school November 27-December 2. December 2 is Professional Development for staff. Students will resume Tuesday, December 3. Enjoy your Thanksgiving break! #WeAreUSD231
6 months ago, USD 231
Sunflower Elementary
SE staff gave cards and said thanks to parents at dropoff this morning! It put a smile on everyone's face! Happy Thanksgiving SE Family! @gardneredgerton #happythanksgiving #involve-mint #commit-mint #enjoy-mint
6 months ago, Sunflower Elementary
Sunflower Elementary
Dash Robots have invaded our school! 4th graders are learning how to code using these fun gadgets! And learning how to drive them around obstacles (like my feet)! @gardneredgerton #techies
6 months ago, Sunflower Elementary
Sunflower Elementary
PTO Dining Night at Red Robin tonight! 4:00-10:00 pm @gardneredgerton @redrobinburgers
6 months ago, Sunflower Elementary
Sunflower Elementary
Our Girls on the Run served a hot chocolate bar to Sunflower staff to celebrate their successful fall season! Congratulations girls! @gardneredgerton #gotr
7 months ago, Sunflower Elementary
Sunflower Elementary
Book Fair is coming SOON!! Check out our homepage TODAY and scroll to eWallet (digital payment option) the new exciting way to pay at the fair and a great way to allow your child an easier way to shop: https://bookfairs-includes.scholastic.com/homepage/selitlab
7 months ago, Sunflower Elementary
Sunflower Elementary
It was a tad bit exciting this morning! A transformer blew, and various rooms were without power. A huge thanks to @GardnerKansas for getting us up and running within 30 minutes.
7 months ago, Sunflower Elementary
Sunflower Elementary
Body Venture was here today!! (Photo credit to Mrs. Wright!) @gardneredgerton @ksdehq #bodyventure
7 months ago, Sunflower Elementary
Sunflower Elementary
Our book fair is coming!! Would you like to help? Mrs. Rains sure needs it! Sign Up on the link below! https://www.signupgenius.com/go/10c0844adaa28a6f94-book2
7 months ago, Sunflower Elementary
Sunflower Elementary
Tonight's PTO Family Movie Night has been cancelled due to the forecast for inclement weather. @gardneredgerton #movienight #badweather
8 months ago, Sunflower Elementary
Sunflower Elementary
Don't forget the first PTO Family Movie Night tonight starting at 6:30!! Aladdin will be shown on the big screen! Free admission for your whole family! Concessions will be sold!
8 months ago, Sunflower Elementary
Sunflower Elementary
We inquired as to whether we could get a few football players to greet our students one morning. We had a huge group who took time to welcome SE students this morning! Thank you Coaches Cornelsen & Radel, and all of the guys! @GEHSBlazers @GardnerEdgerton @GEHS_Football
8 months ago, Sunflower Elementary
Sunflower Elementary
A record number of participants attended the 4th Grade Family Fun Fitness Night last week! 3rd Grade, you're up next on November 22nd! @gardneredgerton #familyfunfitnessnight
8 months ago, Sunflower Elementary
Sunflower Elementary
Monday morning teachers analyzed reading, math & school climate data. Teachers spent the afternoon engaged in personalized learning through a BINGO template. This has been an ongoing initiative & today some teachers earned a BINGO! @gardneredgerton #bingo
8 months ago, Sunflower Elementary
Sunflower Elementary
This is a reminder to turn off your alarm clock tomorrow morning! @gardneredgerton #staffwillbelearningtomorrow
8 months ago, Sunflower Elementary
Sunflower Elementary
4th Grade Family Fun Fitness Night - next Friday, September 20! Please RSVP using our Sign Up Genius! https://www.signupgenius.com/go/10C0848ACAB2CA2F85-4thgrade
9 months ago, Sunflower Elementary
Sunflower Elementary
3 of the winners from our August Eagle Ticket drawing spun the prize wheel and won a chance to cut off Dr. Jones' tie! @gardneredgerton #cutitoff #needmoreties
9 months ago, Sunflower Elementary
Sunflower Elementary
And this is why you shouldn't wear green to Picture Day tomorrow! @gardneredgerton #greenscreen
9 months ago, Sunflower Elementary
Sunflower Elementary
If you don’t want to make the long trek out to Grinter‘s Farms for their sunflower fields, look no further than the third grade hallway at Sunflower. Mrs. Wright’s class created some gorgeous sunflower art last week. @gardneredgerton
9 months ago, Sunflower Elementary
Sunflower Elementary
"Captain Stubblebeard" sailed into Pirate Cove this morning to drop off a treasure map and read a story about how pirates are polite for our annual Pirate Day in Kindergarten. @gardneredgerton #arepiratespolite @corinnedemas
9 months ago, Sunflower Elementary
Sunflower Elementary
The preschoolers showed off their manners to their families & friends last week. Mrs. Furlong's classes held their Manners Ball (dressed up in very regal dresses and knight costumes). Mrs. Wells' classes held a Dino Tea Party (dinosaurs know their manners too!). #mannersrock
9 months ago, Sunflower Elementary
Sunflower Elementary
Every so often during the year, Dr. Jones steps out of his office into a normal school experience. Today is "No Office Experience - Bus Edition"! @gardneredgerton #itsbumpy #buseshavestereosnow
9 months ago, Sunflower Elementary
Sunflower Elementary
Introducing our new Book Nook space! Mrs. Casey & Mrs. Rains agree that it's going to be a fun place to take a break and read a book this year! @gardneredgerton #booknook #curlupandreadagoodbook
9 months ago, Sunflower Elementary
Sunflower Elementary
Come support Sunflower Elementary PTO tonight by eating at MOD Pizza! Mention "Sunflower Elementary (Gardner)" and they'll donate 20% to Sunflower PTO! 20152 W 153rd St. Olathe, KS @gardneredgerton @MODPizza
9 months ago, Sunflower Elementary
Sunflower Elementary
Mrs. Engemann, Sunflower PE Teacher, is so excited to announce our first ever Family Color Run/Walk! This event will be held Saturday, August 24th from 5:00 to 7:30 pm. Bring your families and have some fun! Last year's 4th grade families are also invited! @gardneredgerton
9 months ago, Sunflower Elementary
Sunflower Elementary
Dr. Jones started making his way around to each classroom last Friday to introduce himself to everyone! He is sharing "The ABCs of Dr. Jones" as well as information about our SOAR expectations and anything new that's happening this year. @gardneredgerton #soaring #abcs
10 months ago, Sunflower Elementary
USD 231
Family Fun Night 2019 was a blast! Thank you to everyone who joined us and to the Aspiring Administrators who planned and executed the event! #WeAreUSD231
10 months ago, USD 231
Sunflower Elementary
Welcome Back to School Sunflower Eagles!! @gardneredgerton #eaglesrock #eaglessoar
10 months ago, Sunflower Elementary
Sunflower Elementary
The kindergarten play date scheduled for this evening has been canceled due to rain and wet conditions on the playground.
10 months ago, Sunflower Elementary
Sunflower Elementary
Sunflower, here is your brand new reading curriculum! @gardneredgerton #readygen #alotofboxes
11 months ago, Sunflower Elementary
USD 231
Celebrating another successful school year w/ the USD 231 administrative team! #weareusd231
about 1 year ago, USD 231
Sunflower Elementary
Kinders practicing for their big program on Thursday! @gardneredgerton #kindersrock #thatisalotoflittlepeople
about 1 year ago, Sunflower Elementary
USD 231
Celebrating past and future retirees at the annual dinner. Orchestra students setting the mood for a great evening!
about 1 year ago, USD 231
USD 231
So you want to be a Board Member?! https://www.usd231.com/article/109839?org=district
about 1 year ago, USD 231
Sunflower Elementary
Thank you to Dr. Jones for the extra gifts for Teacher Appreciation Week! Each staff member got a raffle ticket to put in a drawing for 3 different gift cards. The winners are: $25 Dining Out - Brittany Jonker, $25 Amazon - Crystal Engemann, $25 AMC Theaters - Robin Droge.
about 1 year ago, Sunflower Elementary
Sunflower Elementary
Congratulations to our retirees, Robin Droge and Annette Lane, AKA Droge/Lane. It won’t be the same around Sunflower without you two!! @gardneredgerton #retirementrocks
about 1 year ago, Sunflower Elementary
Sunflower Elementary
Here is the schedule for the end of year special events! We have had several questions about when the last day for kindergarten is, so we have highlighted that as well on this schedule! @gardneredgerton #lastdayofschool
about 1 year ago, Sunflower Elementary
USD 231
Nurse Spotlight - Sunflower Elementary @seeagles231
about 1 year ago, USD 231
Sunflower Elementary
Field Day at Sunflower is this Friday! Your students will participate in outdoor stations from 9:00-11:15 and then again from 1:00-3:00 (Kindergarten 2:00-3:00). A couple of the afternoon stations will also have water involved, but not so much that a swimsuit or change of clothes are needed. You're welcome to send a towel with your child that day if you want to. Please apply sunscreen at home before school so students aren't applying it at school. We're hoping for a dry and partly sunny day!!
about 1 year ago, Sunflower Elementary
USD 231
Healthy Nurse, Healthy Students. Celebrate National School Nurse Day May 8! #SND2019 @schoolnurses #schoolnurses www.schoolnurseday.org.
about 1 year ago, USD 231
USD 231
The USD 231 Board of Education Meeting (May 6) video and brief is now available online! http://bit.ly/usd231briefs http://bit.ly/boevideo
about 1 year ago, USD 231
Sunflower Elementary
Dr. Jones spent his 4th Quarter "No Office Day" with Mr. James and also our Nutrition Services team. The comment heard around the cafeteria was the cinnamon twists didn't have as much cinnamon sugar as usual. @gardneredgerton #mopping #dusting #sweeping #cooking #serving
about 1 year ago, Sunflower Elementary
USD 231
Check out our Wheatridge Mustangs performing at the KCKCC Jazz Summit (around the 90 minute mark). @wmsmustangs231 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3_hRbZLZ3kA&ibss=1
about 1 year ago, USD 231
USD 231
As a reminder, we DO have school on Monday April 22, 2019 as a result of snow days. Can't wait to see all of Blazer Nation on Monday!
about 1 year ago, USD 231
Sunflower Elementary
They really did “drop everything and read”! Mrs. Herbert was in the process of picking her class up from specials when the intercom signaled it was time to read again. @gardneredgerton #humphrey #friendship #pets
about 1 year ago, Sunflower Elementary
Sunflower Elementary
It’s DROP EVERYTHING AND READ Day at Sunflower! And it even pertains to the specials teachers! We’re reading “Friendship According to Humphrey” today whenever “You’ve Got a Friend in Me” starts playing over the intercom. @gardneredgerton #humphrey
about 1 year ago, Sunflower Elementary
Sunflower Elementary
The Gardner Police Department and Zeus were special guests of our Kindergarten classes as part of their Community Helpers unit. @gardneredgerton @gardnerkspolice #K9
about 1 year ago, Sunflower Elementary
Sunflower Elementary
It's National Library Week, and we're celebrating Mrs. Rains & our SE Lit Lab! This year’s theme, Libraries = Strong Communities, illustrates how today’s libraries are at the heart of our cities, towns, schools and campuses, providing resources and programs. @gardneredgerton
about 1 year ago, Sunflower Elementary
Sunflower Elementary
Mrs. Engemann took her PE classes outside today to enjoy the gorgeous weather! They competed in a fun, fast-paced game of giant-sized Tic Tac Toe. @gardneredgerton #tictactoe #springdontgoaway #physicaleducation
about 1 year ago, Sunflower Elementary
Sunflower Elementary
A huge thanks to Officer Wright for lending an extra hand in our car line this morning! @gardneredgerton #oursrorocks
about 1 year ago, Sunflower Elementary
Sunflower Elementary
Mrs. Herbert's Kinder City opened for business this week! @gardneredgerton #kindercity
about 1 year ago, Sunflower Elementary
Sunflower Elementary
You can use all sorts of different things to help you learn! Sunflower students used Skittles for graphing and Play-Doh for multiplication practice. @gardneredgerton
about 1 year ago, Sunflower Elementary
Sunflower Elementary
Just a few of the famous faces displayed at our 3rd Grade Wax Museum. @gardneredgerton #madametussauds
about 1 year ago, Sunflower Elementary
Sunflower Elementary
Rock those crazy socks tomorrow, March 21st to celebrate World Down Syndrome Awareness Day! @gardneredgerton #rockyoursocks #worlddownsyndromeday2019
about 1 year ago, Sunflower Elementary
Sunflower Elementary
Escape Rooms are all the craze right now...and our Sunflower teachers broke out of their own escape rooms during a Professional Development Day. Check out the suspense in our video! @gardneredgerton #escaperoom #breakout https://youtu.be/kFGiiFrJcnE
about 1 year ago, Sunflower Elementary
Sunflower Elementary
Mrs. Holtgraver’s 2nd graders took advantage of the gorgeous weather to try out an experiment to learn how seeds travel. @gardneredgerton #scienceisfun #itsspring
about 1 year ago, Sunflower Elementary
Sunflower Elementary
We can’t wait to see you Monday morning!! @gardneredgerton #springbreak
about 1 year ago, Sunflower Elementary
Sunflower Elementary
Mrs. Engemann's gym was turned into a yoga studio this week. The kinders really displayed a great "downward dog" pose! @gardneredgerton #yogateacher
about 1 year ago, Sunflower Elementary
Sunflower Elementary
Here are some of the book characters walking the halls of Sunflower today! @gardneredgerton #captainunderpants #whereswaldo #juniebjones #bigbadwolf #readacrossamericaweek
about 1 year ago, Sunflower Elementary
Sunflower Elementary
Kinders, it's your turn! Kindergarten Family Fun Fitness Night is Friday, March 29th! Click on the link below to RSVP for your family! @gardneredgerton #familyfunfitnessnight https://eventpublisher.dudesolutions.com/Usd231/site/se/event/se-kindergarten-family-fitness-night/#register-accordion
about 1 year ago, Sunflower Elementary
Sunflower Elementary
Dress like your favorite book character for Read Across America Week! We spotted Junie B. Jones, the Penguin, and Greg’s mom from Diary of a Wimpy Kid. @gardneredgerton #readacrossamerica
about 1 year ago, Sunflower Elementary
Sunflower Elementary
No school today, February 27, due to icy roads. Stay safe!!!
over 1 year ago, Sunflower Elementary
Sunflower Elementary
Please note the update Kansas Department of Health and Environment made to the exclusion for influenza cases. 7 days exclusion following onset of symptoms per Kansas regulation. https://twitter.com/JOCOHealth/status/1093326014728556544
over 1 year ago, Sunflower Elementary
Sunflower Elementary
We have made arrangements with Pioneer Ridge Middle School to hold our 2nd grade music program in their auditorium on Thursday, March 7th at 7 p.m.  Please communicate with Mr. Wray if your child will NOT be in attendance. PRMS is located at 16200 Kill Creek Road, just south of Celebration Park.  Please enter the building through the southwest doors, nearest the circle drive/auditorium.  Students should arrive at the school at 6:30 p.m.
over 1 year ago, Sunflower Elementary
Sunflower Elementary
There is no school on Wednesday, February 20, due to the inclement weather. Stay safe!!
over 1 year ago, Sunflower Elementary
Sunflower Elementary
Because of the impending inclement weather, we are being proactive and postponing the second grade music program. When a new date has been secured, it will be communicated. @gardneredgerton
over 1 year ago, Sunflower Elementary
Sunflower Elementary
Nurse Haney spoke to K and 1st about how to take care of their teeth because having healthy teeth and gums helps prevent heart disease. @gardneredgerton @American_Heart @AmerDentalAssn #healthyteeth
over 1 year ago, Sunflower Elementary
Sunflower Elementary
Despite District maintenance and custodial staff best efforts, parking lots and sidewalks remain unsafe. There will be no classes Friday, February 8.
over 1 year ago, Sunflower Elementary
Sunflower Elementary
Wear your Blazer Blue to school tomorrow, Friday, February 8 to show our support for the GEHS Basketball teams! Games start at 4pm. Varsity girls start at 5:30 and varsity boys at approximately 7:00. Go Blazers!!
over 1 year ago, Sunflower Elementary
Sunflower Elementary
No school tomorrow, Thursday, February 7, due to inclement weather. Stay safe and warm. @gardneredgerton #icewarning # bustoutthehotcocoa
over 1 year ago, Sunflower Elementary
Sunflower Elementary
"All hands on deck" means hand-delivering each student to their car to make sure they don't fall....even for teachers!
over 1 year ago, Sunflower Elementary
Sunflower Elementary
The Sunflower Elementary 4th graders cordially invite all veterans to a Veterans Party on Tuesday, February 12 at 8:45 am. Please let us know if you can join! Details on the invitation pictured.
over 1 year ago, Sunflower Elementary
Sunflower Elementary
Sampling musical instruments to get an idea of what our 4th graders might want to play next year in middle school. @gardneredgerton @meyermusic #heardsomesqueaks
over 1 year ago, Sunflower Elementary
Sunflower Elementary
All school activities after 5 pm are canceled due to slick conditions. This includes the Site Council meeting for tonight.
over 1 year ago, Sunflower Elementary
Sunflower Elementary
Happy National School Counselors Week! Mrs. Gabriel and Mrs. Noll, please know how much we appreciate and love you for everything you do! @GardnerEdgerton #NationalSchoolCounselorsWeek
over 1 year ago, Sunflower Elementary
Sunflower Elementary
Tuesday, February 5 is picture day for class and individual pictures! We are only accepting payments for the class pictures at this time. Please send in your payment envelope to the office. You will not pay for the individual pictures until after you receive the pictures.
over 1 year ago, Sunflower Elementary
Sunflower Elementary
We celebrated Sunflower’s Teacher of the Year, Betsy Beverage. @gardneredgerton
over 1 year ago, Sunflower Elementary
Sunflower Elementary
Today is National Wear Red Day! Sunflower staff and students are wearing red to raise awareness of the #1 killer of both men and women in the US...heart disease. @gardneredgerton #WearRedDay #WearRedandGive
over 1 year ago, Sunflower Elementary
Sunflower Elementary
No school tomorrow!!! @gardneredgerton
over 1 year ago, Sunflower Elementary
Sunflower Elementary
Learning to tell time using hula hoops as the clocks! @gardneredgerton #2ndgraderocks #hulahoops #nodigitalclockshere
over 1 year ago, Sunflower Elementary
Sunflower Elementary
This little guy was all business when it came to a game of checkers with Dr. Jones last week. @gardneredgerton #checkermaster #kingme
over 1 year ago, Sunflower Elementary
USD 231
Gardner Edgerton School District and all district buildings will be closed on Wednesday, January 23 due to inclement weather. Stay safe.
over 1 year ago, USD 231
Sunflower Elementary
"The time is always right to do what is right." Sunflower’s 4th graders visited the city’s MLK exhibit last Friday. @gardneredgerton #MLKDay
over 1 year ago, Sunflower Elementary
Sunflower Elementary
To help support the Kansas City Chiefs, we will have Red Friday tomorrow on Friday, January 18. Be sure to wear your Chiefs gear or red clothes to help cheer on the Chiefs to victory over Tom Brady and the New England Patriots! @gardneredgerton #kcchiefs #redfriday
over 1 year ago, Sunflower Elementary
Sunflower Elementary
The 2019 Sunflower Spelling Bee winner is Kate Neddersen, 4th grade. She spelled "irked" and "ruefully" to win. Lilian Graves, 4th grade, placed 2nd. Luke Thomas, 3rd grade, was the 3rd place speller. @gardneredgerton #spellingbee
over 1 year ago, Sunflower Elementary
Sunflower Elementary
A judge’s viewpoint of the spelling bee. I’m nervous! I can’t imagine how the contestants are feeling! @gardneredgerton #spellingbee
over 1 year ago, Sunflower Elementary
Sunflower Elementary
As you have may noticed, we have a new website!  We are still transitioning all of our information over from the old website, including the Online Absence Reporting link.  If you can’t find something, you can call the office with any questions you may have! @gardneredgerton
over 1 year ago, Sunflower Elementary
Sunflower Elementary
On Friday, January 11, Student Council will sponsor the School Store.  We will be selling all kinds of fun things like pencils and erasers and stress balls.  Prices range from $0.25 to $3.00.  All of the proceeds from the school store will go to support our Sunflower Eagle fund that is used to help Sunflower students in need.  Thank you for your continued support!
over 1 year ago, Sunflower Elementary
Sunflower Elementary
It was like midnight on New Years Eve all over again at Sunflower this morning! Staff welcomed students back to school with party hats and noisemakers! @gardneredgerton #welcomebackstudents #nye2019
over 1 year ago, Sunflower Elementary
Sunflower Elementary
Already tired of your leftover turkey or ham from Christmas dinner? Have no fear! Call in an order for fresh pizza from Papa Murphy’s tonight and they will donate 15% of the proceeds to Sunflower Elementary!! @gardneredgerton @papamurphys
over 1 year ago, Sunflower Elementary
Sunflower Elementary
All Aboard the Polar Express! This is our favorite day of the year at Sunflower!
over 1 year ago, Sunflower Elementary
Sunflower Elementary
Tune into our Facebook page to view our LIVE broadcast of the Sunflower Holiday Singalong on Thursday, December 20 at 2:45 pm!
over 1 year ago, Sunflower Elementary
Sunflower Elementary
It’s always so much fun to see familiar faces in the WMS band, orchestra & choir! We were given the gift of a holiday concert by these 3 musical groups today. Thank you Mustangs! @gardneredgerton @WMSMustangs231
over 1 year ago, Sunflower Elementary
Sunflower Elementary
Mrs. Owings’ kinders wrote their sight words on white paper. They crinkled the pieces up, and had a “snowball fight.” They had to read the word before they could throw it. @gardneredgerton #sightwords #kinderfun #snowballfight
over 1 year ago, Sunflower Elementary
Sunflower Elementary
The 2nd quarter performances of Sunflower's Got Talent premiered last Friday. Click on the link below for a highlight video! https://www.wevideo.com/view/1269546144 @gardneredgerton #sunflowersgottalent
over 1 year ago, Sunflower Elementary
Sunflower Elementary
Happy Holidays from the Sunflower family! For a holiday read-a-long, please click on the link below. @gardneredgerton #nightbeforechristmas https://www.wevideo.com/view/1267152186
over 1 year ago, Sunflower Elementary
Sunflower Elementary
Abby Southerland and Zoey Duarte were selected for the KMEA All-State Elementary Honor Choir in Wichita on Feb. 21! Steven Myers was selected as an alternate. We had 17 students audition from Sunflower, and only about 180 from Kansas were selected. @gardneredgerton #kmea
over 1 year ago, Sunflower Elementary
Sunflower Elementary
Thanks to the Rotary Club, all of our 3rd graders received their very own dictionary today!
over 1 year ago, Sunflower Elementary