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WEEKLY DRAGON NEWS

REMINDERS

President's Day is Mon., Feb. 18. No School! Dragon Stars will be available for childcare. Meets at Keystone Church in Waldo from 8:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. Email Diana with questions.

Black History Live Wax Museum: On Wed., Feb. 27, Upper-El students will portray famous African Americans and visitors will interact with the "wax figures" on a self-guided tour. Details to come.

Family Pool Party Join us at North Kansas City YMCA, Sat., Mar. 9 from 2-5 p.m. Admission is $5/child. Adults and YMCA members are free. Pool toys (balls, noodles) are allowed, but floaties are not. Children under 9 years-old and non-swimmers must be accompanied by an adult.

Parent Facebook Page: This is a space to ask questions and build a community outside of school. Search "Dragon Parents' Group" and request to join. 

BKS St. Patrick's Warm-up Parade: Help us represent Border Star on Sat., Mar. 16. as we walk in the parade and hand out candy. More details to come.

Dragon Night: Save the date for our adults-only evening of trivia, silent auction, and fun on Sat., Apr. 13 at St. Andrew's Church. Teachers and staff get one complimentary ticket. If you're interested in helping plan, donating or procuring silent auction items, etc., contact Kris.

Yearbooks can be pre-ordered HERE for $15. WE NEED YOUR PHOTOS! Share your pics with the yearbook team by downloading the Balfour Image Share app (project code 925067) or email photos HERE.  

UPCOMING EVENTS

Feb. 18: President's Day- No School
Feb. 27: Black History Live Wax Museum
Mar. 5: Principal's Coffee, 8:30 a.m.
Mar. 9: Family Pool Party, NKC YMCA
Mar. 14: PTA Meeting, 6:00 p.m.
Mar. 16: BKS St. Patrick's Warm-Up Parade
Mar. 18-22: Spring Break
Apr. 11: PTA Meeting, 6:00 p.m.
Apr. 13: Dragon Night Trivia and Fundraiser
May 8: Bike to School Day

F O L L O W on F A C E B O O K
F O L L O W on T W I T T E R

PARENT INVOLVEMENT MATTERS

Thanks to all of our awesome Room Parents and parent volunteers who helped plan and throw Valentine's parties this week! The kids had a great time! Our wonderful Room Parent chairperson, Comica Shaw is ready to hand over the baton. If you are interested in being the Room Parent Chair (or co-chair) in 2019-2020, please email Comica

In addition, the following committees need leaders/volunteers: 

Volunteer Coordinator Collect data from parents who are interested in helping out. Communicate with them and get them plugged in.  Contact Tim. 

New Parent Liason: Help new families get integrated into our school and help make their first few years at Border Star a success. Some ways to do this are by attending/finding parent volunteers for school tours and sending informational emails. Most active at the beginning of the school year. Contact Tim. 

Garden Committee: Co-Chair needed. Contact Molly

Teacher/Staff Appreciation Committee: Members needed to help plan and execute various activities in May. Contact Tanesha.

Our next PTA meeting is Thurs., Mar. 14. Dinner and childcare (ages 3 and up) are provided. Dinner begins at 5:30 p.m. The meeting will begin at 6 pm. Please RSVP HERE! PTA meetings are open to the entire school body. In an effort to decrease waste, we encourage families to bring their own dishes and napkins. 

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