Upcoming Events
Italics = added this week


May 8
- Walk/Bike to School

May 10
- Field Day

May 13-17
- Staff Appreciation Week
- Tues: Bring a flower
- Wed: Bring a card

May 13
- Jump Up Day
- Field Day Rain Out 

May 14
- Chipotle Prairie Village Restaurant Night 4-8 pm

May 17

- PBIS Assembly

May 21
- Kindergarten Graduation

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! 

Happy Cinco de Mayo! Wow, only 2-1/2 weeks of school left before summer.

The new 2019-2020 PTA Board was officially voted in by the general membership on Thursday. Congratuations to our new board!

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

Here's what's coming up: 

  • May 8: Walk/Bike to School
  • May 10: Field Day
  • May 13: Jump Up Day
  • May 13: Bring a flower for a teacher/staff member
  • May 14: Bring a card for a teacher/staff member
  • May 14: Chipotle Restaurant Night

Leanne Beezley 
PTA President


Dragon Dash a Huge Success

A huge thank you to all involved in making the Dragon Dash another success! Our awesome Dragon Dash committee made sure the 578 participants had a great time and were well fed by our amazing sponsors.  
Thanks to Holly Hagman, Heidi Atlas, Maria Benevidas, Kristy Ecton, Kendra Gage, Kate Gasper, Stacey Grecian, Jill Jolicoeur, Tiffany King, Nicole Rolofson, Maureen Schwartz and Megan Wilkens for all their time and energy. 
Thank you to all the volunteers who kept the race running smoothly, handled packet pick up and made set up and clean up a breeze!!
Our last big thank you goes to our generous sponsors!  Please give them a high five, a hug or some extra business! 

First Watch Daytime Cafe, Foo's Fabulous Custard, Salty Iguana, Orange Theory, Hunter Family Vision, Papa Keno's Pizza, Complete Family Dentistry, Prairie Fire Apparel, APW Plumbing Heating and Cooling, Shawnee Mission Pediatrics, PA, Commerce Bank, Stanley Pediatric Dentistry, Spokes Cafe and Cyclery, Keyzio, Cosentino's Price Chopper, DJ Crush, Corie English Photography, Duck Donuts, and the Shawnee Mission Post. 
We will have a table set up in the school lobby after school on Wednesday, May 8th until 4:30pm to sell the extra race shirts. $10/tshirt and $15/ dry fit shirts. If you were unable to pick up your packet, please email Holly at  hollyhagman@gmail.com and she will have it available for pick up that day and time as well. For those who are waiting on your correct size dry fit shirt, we will be touch as soon as they have been printed and are ready.
Mother/Son Skate

A huge thank you to the Mother/Son Skate committee including Nicole Rolofson, Leslie Laskey, Heidi Atlas, Maria Elena Schlicting, Gretchen Stuart, Jerri Magruder and Kari Smith. And, to the volunteers that helped the evening of the event...Sarah Casey, Debra Rettenmaier and Adam Laskey. 

Thank you to all who attended the event, it was a huge success!
Staff Appreciation Thank You

Thank you for those of you who volunteered your time and money to bring yummy snacks for the Staff on April 12th.  Valorie Coffland, Kara Bush, Heidi Atlas, Jami Woods, Lisa Homan, Jenne Bryant, Lindsay Hargens, Tracy Kelting, Debra Rettenmaier, Jill Jolicoeur, Becky McElduff, Kristi McNearney, Lindsay Peattie, Sara Bloomfield, Katie Maupin, Ali Bunten, Holly Justice and Jessica Felton. The staff really appreciated it and it helps make the day special for them! Thank you!
Walk Bike or Roll - May 8

Field Day - May 10

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. 

Staff Appreciation - May 13-17


Staff Appreciation Week is May 13-17: Our wonderful staff will be receiving a special treat each day of the week, but the most important part of the week will be these two special items that come from YOU!


  • Tuesday May 14– Bring a flower for your teacher or staff member
  • Thursday May 16– Bring a special note or card for your teacher or staff member

Thank you for your participation in this important Corinth tradition!

Chipotle Restaurant Night - May 14


School Supplies Available to Order!


Corinth School Supply page is live! We are participating in a school supplies program with Yubbler.com this year. When you purchase your school supplies on Yubbler.com, our school will receive 50% of the profits! Look for a flyer in your backpack mail with more details.

  • One click ordering makes back-to-school shopping simple!
  • All lists are teacher approved
  • Parents can customize orders (buy only what you need)
  • Quality, name-brand products you trust
  • Low prices and free next-day shipping to your home
  • The school gets half the profits!

Register for a coupon code here:


Remember to order by July 31, 2019 so you get your supplies before the 1st day of school.

Discount schedule:

  • May orders, up to 15% off
  • June orders, up to 10% off
  • July orders, up to 5% off
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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