• Early Learning Academy
    November 2022

  • From Mrs. Barnhill

     It was so nice to see all the parents who were able to attend the Halloween costume parade. The students were so excited to see you all as they marched down the hall in their festive attire. Thank you for your patience as we navigated the logistics of dismissal afterwar
    Please be sure to read the information in the newsletter for important dates in November. Reminder: If there is a change in your child’s transportation for arrival or dismissal, please call 913-592-7222 or email shela-info@usd230.org. For morning students, please contact us by 10:20 a.m.; afternoon students contact us by 2:45 p.m. If your student is a bus rider, you will also need to contact Apple Bus at 913 -592 -5121. Car riders: It is always a good idea to let us know if there is a change in routine on who will be picking up your child. Thank you for your help. Thank you for sharing your child with us, Stephanie Barnhil
    Stephanie Barnhill, Principal



    300 E South St.
    Spring Hill, KS 66083

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    P: 913-592-7222

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  • Nurse's Corner:

    Importance of wearing coats, hats and gloves. Nurse Michelle will talk to the children about the importance of the appropriate attire to keep us warm.

    Dates to Remember:

    November 7-11: World Kindness Week
    November 7: School Colors Day (purple and yellow)
    November 8:
    Teacher & Student switch day (dress like a teacher)
    November 9:
    Favorite superhero shirt/dress
    November 10:
    Tie Dye/Bright Colors Day
    November 11: 
    Red, White and Blue Day
    November 23-25: Thanksgiving Break (No school)

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SHELA Book Club

  • Strega Nona's Harvest

    by Tomie dePaola Year Published:

    In this humorous tale, Strega Nona attempts to teach Big Anthony about gardening and the importance of order. But when Big Anthony does not follow her directions and tries to use her growing spell, his small vegetable patch turns into an unruly jungle! What will they do with all the extra vegetables?

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  • The Leaf Thief

    by Alice Hemming Year Published: Children's Book

    Squirrel loves counting the leaves on his tree--red leaves, gold leaves, orange, and more. But hold on! One of his leaves is missing! On a quest to find the missing leaf, Squirrel teams up with his good friend Bird to discover who the leaf thief could be among their forest friends.

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  • Pete the Cat: Rocking in My School Shoes

    by Eric Litwin Year Published:

    It's Pete the Cat's first day of school! He's wearing his totally awesome school shoes, which take him all over the school. From the library to the playground, Pete encounters one new place after another. But he knows he has nothing to worry about, because he's ready for anything in his special red shoes!

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