Henry Leavenworth Elementary School

Principal's Message

Principal's Message

Dear Henry Leavenworth Families,

As the school year comes to a close, our minds and hearts are filled to the brim. It’s been a great year! What a school! Together we’ve learned much and shared experiences that will long remain with us in the years to come. The strength of our community and wholehearted passion to make our school a wonderful place of learning for our children primarily but for all of us makes Henry Leavenworth truly a special place.

To those of you who are leaving us for new places and adventures, we wish you all the best. Congratulations to our very capable 5th graders who are onto a new stage in their academic career! And, well-wishes, with saddened hearts, to Mrs. Nicholson as she retires. You’ve been a gift to us for 26 years and will undoubtedly be missed.

For your calendaring pleasure, the first day of school begins on August 15th. Save the Date for our Book Mobile on August 9th and our  Back-to-School Night is August 14th.

Until then, enjoy a restful and replenishing summer with your families!

 
Many thanks,
Kevin Lunsford
Principal
Lunsford@lvpioneers.org
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News and Announcements

Henry Leavenworth Staff Present at State Symposium

Four staff members from Henry Leavenworth Elementary presented to educators throughout the state at the Kansas Can and Do! Symposium in Manhattan, Kan. Henry principal, Kevin Lunsford; assistant principal, Anne-Marie Short; counselor, Cindy Scircle; and third grade teacher, Ann Broeker, shared their story about caring for kids and teachers at Henry Leavenworth. The group was joined by Sonya Pena from Southwest Plains Regional Service Center to share their story of success in building relationships with students and how that has contributed to their academic growth and helped them overcome emotional challenges.

Henry Students Show Off Talents

Students at Henry Leavenworth Elementary showed off their wide range of talents at the recent school talent show. Students performed a variety of acts including singing, dancing, playing piano, joke telling, and magic. The show's grand finale was a "dancing through the decades" performance by several Henry Leavenworth staff members. Great job to all of those who showcased their talents.

Henry Third Graders Gear Up for Testing with Math Boot Camp

Third graders across the district are taking their first crack at Kansas State Assessments this year. To help prepare their students, the third grade team at Henry Leavenworth Elementary organized a math boot camp. Teachers said they knew their students would do amazing, but wanted a chance to give them a boost of confidence. Students spent the day rotating to each team member where they were taught a specific math skill that they needed to brush up on for the test. They also learned strategies and tips to help them do their best. They were able to do some hands on activities while working together.

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Upcoming Events

Last Day of School for Teachers
Date: 5/25/2017
Last Day of School
Date: 5/24/2017
PTO School Carnival May 19th 6-8
Date: 5/19/2017, 6 PM 8 PM
Location: Henry Leavenworth
PTO All School Dance
Date: 5/5/2017, 6 PM 8 PM
Location: Henry Leavenworth Elementary
Skate Night Thursday, May 4th, 6 til 8
Date: 5/4/2017
Location: Wheel Thing Skate Center