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Welcome to Hazel Grove Elementary-
Home of the HORNET HEROES!

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Jennifer Horback portrait
Jennifer Hornback
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From my heart to the hive….

READ IT – WRITE IT – THINK IT – SPEAK IT

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LOCATION   |   NUMBER

Hazel Grove Main Office: 913-627-7000

Hazel Grove Fax: 913-627-7027

Central District Office: 913-551-3200

Transportation: 913-627-3100

Nutritional Services: 913-627-3900

Special Education: 913-627-5600

Wyandotte County Health Department: 913-321-4803

Important Dates UPDATE

DEPLOYMENT: Deployment has been rescheduled based on the Board of Education’s recent announcement. Please pick up your child’s third quarter materials February 4th  or 5th between 9 am and 5pm.

GRADES: Grades  for second quarter will be finalized January 25th. Please reach out to your child’s teacher for more information.

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School Board Decision

The KCKPS Board of Education approved a recommendation by the administration to postpone the return to in-person instruction until April 5th. The decision was made during the regular school board meeting on Tuesday, December 1st.

The decision to postpone in-person instruction was driven by the recent increase in positive COVID-19 rates in Wyandotte County. Presented with three options, the board voted to change their earlier decision to a phased in hybrid learning model with students returning on January 19th.  Tuesday’s night vote means the district will now be following the Option A Plan.

Click here for more information

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Technology Needs Survey

Your participation in this Technology Needs Assessment survey is very important. So, please download the FLYER CONNECT app in CLEVER (or follow the link below). Once you download the app, we ask that you complete the survey to help us understand how we can support your child’s technology needs. If you have any questions regarding this message, please contact students services at 913-279-2248.

Click here to download Flyer Connect

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Regularly Scheduled Events

Together Tuesdays

What: Join a special Zoom to discuss academic and wellness supports.

When: the 3rd Tuesday of every month

Register here

Password: hornet

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Virtual Coffee and Chat 

What: Join Mrs. Hornback & Mrs. Manning for an opportunity

to learn and share together as we navigate remote learning. 

When: the 2nd Friday of every month.

Register here

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Side by Side Tutoring

Parents, you shared you need a time in the evening to be able to reach out to teachers in order to assist you and your child with remote learning. We listened!

Every Monday through Thursday from 6:30 – 7:30 pm, you can reach out to a teacher and sit “side by side” with your child to learn and experience success with them! 

Contact your child’s teachers or SeeSaw account for Zoom links.

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Technology Solutions

As we move further into our 2020-21 school year, we are excited to continue growing with the new remote-learning system. Every day we learn about new triumphs and new struggles, and through it all we know that we’re all in this together.

Whether in the classroom or in our homes, adjusting to the new technology can be a bit tricky. We’ve compiled a collection of simple, step-by-step problem solving strategies to help maneuver through some of the most common technological issues you might face. Before calling in to the school, give a look through these troubleshooting ideas, and give a few a try.

Click here for technology solutions

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Free Online Tutoring Available

Get free academic assistance for your student(s) through KCK Saturday Academy. 

General Information   |  Info for ParentsGet

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Free Covid Testing

UG Public Health Department COVID-19 testing has moved! 

The new address is: 7836 State Ave, KCK (former Kmart location)

Monday - Friday, 9 AM - 3 PM

No appointment needed. Testing is free for Residents and those that work in Wyandotte County.

Please bring an item to show that you live OR work in Wyandotte County, such as a piece of mail or a work badge. We do not require a government-issued ID, and we do not retain any copy or record of the item you show.

Save time when you come in for testing by filling out your form and bringing it with you:

Testing Intake Form

Currently Performing Saliva Testing. You hold a swab under your tongue for 1 minute. Test results in 24-48 hours currently. Always check the health dept website for the most up to date information:

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Free Health Screenings

Learn about free health screenings and immunizations for uninsured individuals and families.

(Atención y exámenes médicos gratuitos.)

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Health Service Buzz

Check out this monthly newsletter from our school nurse. She answers questions, talks about local health care programs, and shares other important health care tidbits.

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Mindfulness Activities

Help reduce stress, increase positivity, and breathe a little relaxation into your day by trying out some of the activities on our weekly Mindfulness Choice Board, put together by our school’s social and emotional wellness staff.

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Free Medical Thermometer

Flu season is coming. Prepare your family by getting a free Bluetooth thermometer! Simply text FLUency to 900900. Check out this flyer for more information.

Click here

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Many different cultures at HG

Check out this map that shows the different countries represented here at Hazel Grove!

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Winter Holidays from around the World

Watch this video to learn about different winter holidays from around the world.

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Find out more about the culturally diverse experience at Hazel Grove!

Click here to see a video

Saturday Language Academy

Join this virtual language learning group. Meet with other families, and gain access to special language learning programs.

Call: 913-558-3596

Click here to learn more.

    

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COMING SOON!

Student Highlights

Hornet Heroes

Staff Highlights

The HG “Fridge”

The Seasons, by Ms. Salt’s 1st grade Reading Group​

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A SPECIAL THANK YOU

to the Partners of Hazel Grove Elementary

Caring for Kids

Caring for Kids is the program that facilitates the connections with community partners. Our regular community partners through Caring for Kids are VMLY&R, Jegna Klub, and Victory Hills Baptist Church.

For donations during the 2020 holiday season, we received:

35 grocery store gift cards from the non-profit L3 Love, Literacy, Life.

About $700 in Target and Walmart gift cards from New City Church.

10 Christmas meal boxes were donated by Spirit of Hope Metropolitan Church through their Hope’s Helping Hands program.

Victory Hills Baptist adopted 4 families for Christmas.