Principal's Newsletter

Happy September to ALL!!!!  As we head into our first full month of school, I want to thank each of you for helping your child have a great start to the school year!  It is by working together, that we can help our students be the BEST they can BE!!!

Our annual Computers for Education Fundraiser kick off is tomorrow.  Students are encouraged to bring completed booklets back to school by September 13th.  For every complete address, we receive $0.50.  The money earned will go towards funding activities and materials for our school.  Students receive prizes for participating by bringing back a completed booklet.  Thank you for supporting our school!!! 

We are excited to welcome back the NED show to Sweet Springs!!!  The focus of the NED Show includes- Never Give up, Encourage Others, and Do your Best!  The assembly will also center on the importance of being an Upstander against bullying.  Parents are welcome to join us for the assembly!

The Annual School Wide Title 1 Parent meeting will be held on Tuesday, September 11th.  We welcome all parents to attend this meeting to learn important information about our school and Title 1 Program!  We look forward to sharing information concerning our Parental Involvement Activities, Title 1 Services, current core curriculum utilized in the classroom, resources available to students and parents and much more!  We hope to see you there!!!

Our Elementary activity calendar is available via the school’s website.  Also, please feel free to visit our website for curriculum, standards, events, activities, and classroom information.  Textcaster is also used to communicate school wide events and activities.  Parent portal allows parents to access their students’ grades, lunch balances, attendance, etc.    

As always, if there are ever questions or concerns, I am happy to discuss them with you.  My email is or by calling the elementary office at 660-335-6348.

-Ms. Melanie Schlup