Upcoming Events
Italics = added this week

April 16

- Culver's Restaurant Night 5-8 pm

April 18
- Kindergarten Roundup 6-7:30 pm

April 19
- No School

April 22

- SMSD Big 9 Golf Tournament

April 25
- 5th Grade Open House 5:30
- 5th Grade Musical 6:00

April 27
- Dragon Dash

May 2
- Early Dismissal - Professional Learning 
-  PTA General Membership Meeting in Cafeteria at 8:15 am
- PTA Board Meeting
- Mother/Son Skate at Skate City 7-9 pm

May 2
- Early Dismissal

May 3
- No School - Professional Learning

May 7
- Chipotle Prairie Village Restaurant Night 4-8 pm

May 10
- Field Day

May 13
- Jump Up Day
- Field Day Rain Out 

May 17

- PBIS Assembly

May 22

- 6th Grade Graduation

May 23
- Last Day - Early Dismissal
- Variety Show 8:30 am

The Dragon Digest
Your Corinth PTA Newsletter

Hello Corinth Families!

It's time to purchase school supplies for next year! We are using a new school supply company this year and everything is online for your convenience AND the supplies will be mailed directly to your home. Watch your email on Monday for more details to order!

Come join us at Culver's on Tuesday evening for Restaurant Night...10% of sales donated to Corinth.

Dragon Dash is fast approaching on April 27. Don't forget to register!

Save-the-Date for the Mother/Son Skate at Skate City on Thursday, May 2. More details coming soon!

Here's what's coming up: 

  • April 16: Culver's Restaurant Night
  • April 18: Kindergarten Roundup 6-7:30 p.m.
  • April 19: No School
  • April 22: SMSD Big 9 Golf Tournament

Leanne Beezley
PTA President

2019-2020 PTA Board Slate

The nominating committee has worked hard to assemble a great slate for the 2019-2020 PTA Board. Please join us for coffee on Thursday, May 2 at 8:15 in the cafeteria for our final PTA Membership Meeting to vote in the new board members. 

In addition, the board has voted to add a new position for next year...VP Experiences and Community Events. That position will oversee many of the non-fundraising PTA activities at Corinth.

President: Dave Benditt
President-Elect: Joe Bush
Treasurer: Annie Oliveri
Assistant Treasurer: Shelby Krumm
Corresponding Secretary: Nicole Rolofson
Recording Secretary: Corie English
VP Ways and Means: Betsy Ballard and Lindsay Peattie
VP Legislation: Mandi Hunter
VP Membership: Lily Stork
VP Academic Enrichment: Carla Lien
VP Experiences/Community Events: Bridget Hoffman
Culver's Restaurant Night - Tues, April 16

Donate while you dine and join us for the next restaurant night at Culver's on Tuesday, April 16th from 5-8 pm. Drive through and dine in included. If you dine in you might have your food delivered by one of your favorite Corinth teachers or staff! 

STEAM Night a Huge Success!

Thank you to all the parents and volunteers that helped with a successful and fun STEAM Night at Corinth. Thank you to Mr. Lowe, Sheryl Heurter and Mr. Walker for their behind the scenes preparation, to Corinth parents Steve Stechschulte, Ernie Longoria, and Amanda and Jared Bruce for their fascinating science presentations. Thank you to parent volunteers Beth Long, Jay Klumpp, Megan Barbre, Leanne Beezley and Amy Thurston for helping with the event.

Big Nine Golf Tournament

Monday, April 22nd. Noon shotgun start. Let's bring home the trophy again this year! A shout out to our champion golfers from last year...Charlie Tholl, Curtis Thurston, Tyler Hudson and Parker Hills. Looking for two more foursomes for an afternoon of teeing it for the kids. Contact paulcbarbre@gmail.com. 

Dragon Dash - April 27

Save the date for the annual Corinth Dragon Dash, a 5K run and 1 mile fun run. The race is held annually and all proceeds benefit the Corinth PTA which helps supports the Corinth Math Aide and other community funded positions.

Register for the annual Dragon Dash at:  https://runsignup.com/Race/KS/Leawood/CorinthDragonDash

**Even if you and your family can't attend Dragon Dash due to Spring sports and activities, you can still participate by choosing the Sleep in option and/or collecting pledges for some amazing prizes. The Sleep-In option is also a great way for out of town friends and family to support Corinth and get an awesome race t-shirt!**

* 5K Run: $23, run begins at 7:45 a.m.
* 1 Mile Fun Run: $12, begins at 7:50 a.m.
* Sleep In (no run, free shirt, join the fun later!) $12 

Packet Pickup will be available at Corinth Elementary School in the main lobby during the following dates and times:
* Thursday, April 25: 2:00-6:00 p.m.
* Friday, April 26: 7:30 a.m. - 9:00 a.m. and 2:30-4:00 p.m.
* Saturday, April 27 (Race Day): 6:30 a.m. - 7:30 a.m.

Contact Holly Hagman at hollyhagman@gmail.com for sponsorship opportunities.

Watch for pledge sheets coming home on Monday or Tuesday. You can also set up a pledge page for your student through the registration page website.
Field Day

FIELD DAY will be held on Friday, May 10th (Rainout will be Monday, May 13th)

  • 4th – 5th Graders 9:00-11:15
  • Kindergarten 12:30 – 2:00
  • 1st – 3rd Graders 12:45 – 2:45

As with previous years, 6th Graders will help coordinate the activities, however we will still need parent volunteers to prep and oversee stations at the event. Please use the Sign Up Genius below to volunteer to assist. This is a great way to help out and ensure your Dragons have a fun field day! 



Contact Maureen Schwartz ( Maureen.schwartz@commercebank.com) with any questions.


Shawnee Mission Education Foundation


 Shawnee Mission West Graduate

Robert D. Simari, M.D.

Executive Vice Chancellor,
University of Kansas Medical Center

Executive Dean, School of Medicine

Franklin E. Murphy Professor of Cardiology


Join us for a conversation about his journey

from Shawnee Mission schools, the need for quality K-12 education, and the state and future of medicine and science.


April 17, 2019, 6:00 pm

Shawnee Mission North Auditorium

Free and Open to the Public


The Distinguished Leaders Speaker Series brings together parents, patrons, educators and students with innovative leaders and alumni to engage in intelligent conversations. Don't miss the amazing opportunity to hear from this Distinguished Leader in our community.

For more information please contact Dana Chamblin at  danachamblin@smsd.org.

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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