Upcoming Events
Italics = added this week

Nov 13-16
- Book Fair in the Library

November 14
- SPIN! Restaurant Night (5-9 p.m.)
*Note new date

November 15
- 3rd Grade Musical
- 5th Grade Open House

November 16
- Grandparents Lunch

November 19
- No School - Professional Learning

November 20-23
- No School - Thanksgiving Break

November 30
- Parent Education Coffee - meet our new social worker, 8:15 a.m. in the cafeteria

December 4

- Skating Party at Skate City 4-6 p.m.

December 7
- PTA Board Meeting

December 14
- PBIS Assembly

December 21
- Early Dismissal - Teacher Workday
- 9:30 a.m School Sing Along
- 10 a.m. Class Holiday Parties

Dec 24-Jan 4
- Winter Break

January 7
- School Resumes

The Dragon Digest
Your Corinth PTA Newsletter

Hello, Corinth Families!

It's going to be a busy week. Here's what happening this week:

  • Nov 13-16: Book Fair
  • Nov 14: SPIN! Restaurant Night
  • Nov 15: 3rd Grade Musical
  • Nov 15: 5th Grade Open House
  • Nov 16: Grandparents Lunch

The Book Fair is this week! We need a few more volunteers...please consider volunteering.

Grandparents Lunch
is coming up on Friday, November 16. Let them know that the Book Fair will be going on this  Friday so they can stay to shop for holiday gifts!

Thanks for your Service!

A special thanks to all of the families that extended an invitation to their Veteran for the assembly last Wednesday. With over 40 Veterans attending the event, the Corinth community was able to see and hear from true heroes that have served our country. Thank you also to all that created a poster - they have decorated the halls and show Corinth's pride for our country. This event was made possible by the PTA - thank you to Rick Cherra, Lindsay Peattie, Jeff Stewart, and Dan Tyler for all you did to make this event a success. 

Have a great week!

Leanne Beezley
PTA President


SPIN! Restaurant Night

SPIN! Restaurant Night is being moved up to NEXT WEDNESDAY, November 14 due to the Prairie Village tree lighting ceremony and holiday open house night at Corinth Square on the original date. The book fair is also going on next week and will be open late on Wednesday. So support the Corinth PTA, buy some books, and then head over the SPIN! for dinner!

You must mention Corinth, show the flyer, or show SPIN! Pizza PV's Facebook post to count toward Corinth's total amount raised. SPIN! will donate 20% of this amount to the Corinth PTA! 

Tag SPIN! on social media (Facebook, Twitter and Instagram, @spinpizza and #spinpizza) and SPIN! will be happy to engage with your posts to amplify them to our audience and guests.

Book Fair

The 2018 Corinth Elementary Book Fair is this week in the Library! Come get your holiday shopping done early.

Tuesday, Nov 13 - 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Wednesday, Nov 14 - 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. (open late)
Thursday, Nov 15 - 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Friday, Nov 16 - 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
We have a few more open shifts...events like this are not possible without parent involvement. This is a fun and easy way to work directly with the students and help to foster a love of reading. Please sign up for a shift or two!

2019 Corinth Auction

The Corinth Auction relies on donations to make it successful. While we have a donations committee that is busy at work contacting local companies and filling out online forms to gather as many donations as possible - we also need YOUR help! Take a look at this flyer to see what we are looking for and be sure to fill it out and return to the Corinth office if you have something to contribute. Have other ideas not listed - write them in!! Did we also mention that all donations are tax deductible and all funds raised go back to support programs at Corinth that YOUR kiddo will benefit from!

Box Tops

Thanks to all of the families, teachers, and staff who supported the Fall Box Tops for Education drive. We raised over $343 from clipping box tops this summer and fall, and we appreciate your support. As promised, we have done Target gift card drawings for the participating grades. Our winners are as follows:
For 1st Grade:  Hughes Peattie
For 2nd Grade:  Elyse Coffland
For 3rd Grade:  Sophia Schlichting
For 4th Grade:  Evelyn DeSalvo
For 5th Grade:  Merrill Patt
For 6th Grade:  Owen Pieters
Also, the class room with the highest participation is 4th Grade, Mrs. Boeschen's class, so congratulations for winning an extra recess from Mr. Lowe.Keep clipping box tops, as they will count toward the Spring collection drive. 

Skating Parties

Mark your calendars for the annual Skating Parties at Skate City. Proceeds to be donated to the Corinth Elementary PTA.

  • Tuesday, December 4 from 4-6 p.m.
  • Tuesday, April 2 from 4-6 p.m.

Admission is $5.00 per person ($1.50 traditional skate rental). Please note that parents must accompany their children to this event as there is no adult supervision.

PTA Membership


As we start off the new school year, please take a moment to pay your PTA dues for the year. Dues can be paid by check with the attached form or online with your credit card or PayPal through the Corinth directory under the PTA tab. Dues are $10 per adult.

By joining the Corinth PTA, you are also joining Kansas PTA and National PTA, and aligning yourself with the largest children’s advocacy group in the country.

PTA membership will provide you with full access to the Corinth directory.

Please remember to update your student’s teacher information when you pay your dues.

Thank you!

Corinth Dragons Online Directory

( directory.corinthdragons.com)

Remember to update your student’s listing in the online directory! Please do not make a duplicate entry. Your information from last year will be in there.

  • Login to the directory
  • From Account drop down menu on the right select Edit Listing
  • Edit your Profile
  • Enter teacher name for each student (don't forget this step)
  • Make any changes to address or contact information
  • Hit Update Directory Button at the bottom of the screen

If you have forgotten your username or password information, there is a new reset feature. Text RESET to 913.380.1465 and you will be able to reset your login credentials.

New Corinth families go to the directory website and choose Add Listing from the menu at the top of the screen. Enter all of your information and hit the Update Directory Button when you are finished.

To put the directory app on your phone - open the directory website on your phone and it will give you the option of putting the directory icon on your home screen. This is a very handy.

Once you have paid your PTA dues for the year you will have full access to the directory.

Auction Lindsay Peattie, Betsy Ballard
Auditor Pete Reeves
Book Fair Christie Walton, Stacia Wiklund,
Debra Rettenmaier, Katie Saylor
Book Fair Event Cortney Dougherty
Chat N Chew Amber Lutes
Citizenship Margaret Chaffee
Directory Emily Watts
Dragon Dash Holly Hagman
Dragon Dash Step Up Stacey Grecian
Facebook Trisha Sims
Fall Fest Tracy Kelting, Sally Baratta
Father Daughter Dance Monica Simoneau
Field Day Maureen Schwartz
Garden Melissa Greenstein
Golf Tournament Paul Barbre
Health and Science Night (STEAM) Paige Geiger
Hospitality Jessica Felton, Christina Zahid
Ice Cream Social Becky Croker
Junior Master Gardeners Bud Smith
Mother/Son Dance Nicole Rolofson
New Families Mandy Starr
Parent Engagement/Education Jill Jolicoeur, Katie Glasier
Parent Parties Shannon DeSalvo, Natalie Frank
Reflections Cortney Dougherty
Restaurant Night Megan Barbre
Running Club Maureen Schwartz, Jill Schumer
Room Parent Coordinator Katherine Reeves, Jen Anast
School Pictures Brohan Surma
Sign/Marquee Dragon Dads
Sixth Grade Coordinators Trisha Sims,Jenn Miller, Emily Watts, Maureen Vogel
Skating Parties Leanne Beezley
SME Senior Lunch Stacey Grecian
Spirit Wear Brooke Schnurr, Elizabeth Chilcote
Staff Appreciation Jessica Felton, Natalie Frank
Timber Ridge (formally Tall Oaks) Jill Fraley, Stephanie Cherra, Colby Ritter,Trisha Sims, Racheal Rider, Stephanie Tegtmeier, Angie Lucas
Used Book Sale Jill Jolicoeur, Katie Glasier
Veteran's Day Lindsay Peattie
Walking School Bus Elizabeth Chilcote
Yearbook Molly Brammer Flynn
Youth in Action Kimberly Levitan, Stephanie Cherra
Variety/Talent Show Kristi Ecton
Volunteer Coordinator Sarah Mackay
2018-19 PTA BOARD
President: Leanne Beezley
President-Elect: Dave Benditt
Treasurer: Shelby Krumm
Assistant Treasurer: Annie Oliveri
Corresponding Secretary: Nicole Rolofson
Recording Secretary: Gretchen Selberg
VP - Ways and Means: Betsy Ballard and Lindsay Peattie
VP Legislation: Mandi Hunter
VP Membership: Emily Watts
VP Academic Enrichment: Bridget Hoffman
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