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School In Session February 14th & 17th/Make-up Days School In Session
No School Thursday, February 6 No School February 6
No School Wednesday, January 29 No School January 29
Super Bowl Spirit Week/January 27-31 Spirit Week
No School Friday, January 24 No School January 24
No School Thursday, January 23 No School January 23
School In Session Monday, January 20th School In Session
No School Friday, January 17 No School January 17
Tornado Relief Effort Tornado Relief Effort
Now Hiring! Now Hiring
Snow Make-up Days Make up Days
Strafford Christmas Ornaments For Sale Strafford Christmas Ornaments
No School Tuesday, December 17th No School
No School Monday, December 16th No School
Visit Santa at Common Grounds On Saturday, December 14 Common Grounds
No School Tuesday, November 12th No School
District Hat Day for the Buschert Family Hat Day for Buschert Family
Big Chief Challenge/Food Drive Food Drive
Shoeboxes for Soldiers Shoeboxes for Soldiers
District Hat Day for the McBride Family McBride Family Hat Day
"The Greatest ECC"/Family Fun Night Family Fun Night
ECC Scholastic Book Fair Book Fair
Vision Screenings/September 10th & 12th Vision Screenings
ECC Grandparent's Day Grandparents Day
Hat Day for the Hudspeth Family Hat Day
No School Friday, Aug. 30th & Monday, Sept. 2nd No School
ECC School Picture Order Information Picture Day
Thank You Harvest Hill Volunteers! Thank You
Community Pep Rally/Thursday, Aug. 22nd Pep Rally
School Picture Day School Picture Day
ECC Orientations and Open House Open House and Orientations
School Supply Lists School Supply Lists
First Day of School/August 15th First Day of School
Orientation, Registration, and Open House Information Open House and Orientations
Elementary Class Lists Email/July 26th Class Lists
New Student Registration/Elementary K-4th Elementary New Student Registration
OACAC Back to School Fair/August 6 OACAC Back to School Fair
Teacher Appreciation Week Teacher Appreciation Week
ECC Yearbooks Available at Graduations Yearbooks
P.A.T. "Parent Cafe'" April 9th Parent Cafe
Thank You Voters! Thank You Voters
Lady Indians 4th State Title State Champs
No School Thursday, February 28th No School
Early Dismissal Today! Early Dismissal
Please Read: Important Message Early Dismissal Possible
No School Friday, February 15th No School
No School Thursday, February 7th No School
School In Session Friday, February 15th Make Up Day
No School January 18th and January 21st No School
"We're Snowed In" P.A.T. Group Connection Group Connection
Second Semester Begins January 3rd Classes Resume January 3
Christmas Break Christmas Break
"Feeding Strafford" Food & Donation Drive Success!! Food Drive
ECC Booster Club's "Holiday Shop" ECC Holiday Shop
Strafford Sportswear Fundraiser Strafford Sportswear Fundraiser
ECC Spirit Wear Order Spirit Wear
P.A.T. "Parent Cafe'" Canceled No PAT Event
Early Dismissal Today! Early Dismissal
Early Dismissal Today! Early Dismissal
"Feeding Strafford" Food & Donation Drive Feeding Strafford
P.A.T. "Parent Cafe'" Parent Cafe
No School November 21st-23rd No School Thanksgiving Break
Free Clothing Events Free Clothing Events
Coffee with the Community Coffee with the Community
Family Fun Night/October 11th/ECC-Kindergarten Students Family Fun Night
No School October 12th & October 19th No School
Strafford Elementary/Culver's Scoopie Night Culvers NIght

Wednesday, October 3rd

Music Booster's Strafford Apparel Order Music Boosters

Due September 26th

School Picture Retakes/September 26th Picture Retakes
Back To School 5K Run/Walk on September 15th CTA 5K

Saturday, September 15th

Comprehensive School Improvement Plan Survey
Strafford Night at the Springfield Cardinals Game Springfield Cardinals

Sunday, August 19th

Preschool and PACE Orientations ECC Orientations

Monday, August 13th

Crosslines Mobile Food Pantry in Strafford Crosslines August

Saturday, August 11th

Crosslines Mobile Food Pantry on Campus Crosslines Mobile Food Pantry July 14

Saturday, July 14th

Preschool and PACE Orientations Orientations

Monday, August 13th

Graduation Ceremonies May 8th ECC Graduations

Tuesday, May 8th

Free Clothing Event Free Clothing Event

Tuesday, May 1st

Strafford Youth Apparel Order Youth Apparel Order

Order/Payment Due April 30th

No School/Spring Break Spring Break

March 12th-16th

Early Dismissal Friday, March 9th Early Dismissal March 9

School Will Dismiss at 12:30 pm

"Winter Kiddie Olympics" Family Fun Night March FFN

Thursday, March 8th

Dr. Seuss Week for ECC & K-1st Students Dr Seuss

Feb. 26th-Mar. 2nd

Early Dismissal Today Early Dismissal

Dismissing at 1:30 pm

No School Monday, February 12th No School
Early Dismissal Today Early Dismissal
No School Monday, February 5th No School
Free Clothing Event Free Clothing Event

Tuesday, January 30th

No School Thursday, January 18th No School
Early Dismissal Today at 12:15 pm Early Dismissal

Due to Impending Inclement Weather

No School January 12th & January 15th No School

Mark Your Calendars!

Santa's Coming to Common Grounds Common Grounds

Foundation Fundraiser

PAT Adult Paint Party Night Fundraiser Paint Party Flyer

Thursday, November 30th

"Pretty Princess Night" Pretty Princess Night Flyer

Friday, December 1st

PAT Monthly Playgroup November PAT Playgroup

Thursday, November 9th

PAT Group Connection at "Itty Bitty City" November Group Connection

Monday, November 27th

No School November 22nd-24th Thanksgiving Break

Thanksgiving Break

Cookie Dough Fundraiser Orders Due Cookie Dough Fundraiser

Thursday, Nov. 2nd

Preschool & PACE Field Trip This Thursday Field Trip Thursday

Thursday, October 26th

Red Ribbon Week Spirit Days Red Ribbon Week

October 23rd-27th

Parents As Teachers Baby Fair Revised Baby Fair 2017

Tuesday, October 24th

Free Clothing Event Free Clothing Event

During Parent/Teacher Conferences

McTeacher Night McTeacher Night

Tuesday, Oct. 3rd

School Picture Retake Day September 27th School Piture Retakes

Wednesday, Sept. 27th

Strafford Winter Coat Order Fundraiser Music Booster Order Form

Order until September 29th

Superintendent Search Community Survey Survey

Online Survey

5th Annual "Can the Eagles" Food and Donation Drive Can the Eagles

Now-September 22nd

ECC & Elementary Hat Day Hat Day 2017

Friday, September 15th

Grandparent's Day Events Grandparent's Day

September 7th & 8th

No School September 1st & 4th No School September 1st & 4th

Mark Your Calendars!

Elementary Book Fair Book Fair

September 18th-22nd

School Picture Day is Monday, August 21st School Pciture Day

District Wide

First Day of School/Thursday, August 10th 1st Day of School

Mark Your Calendar!

2017-2018 School Supply Lists School Supply Lists
Strafford Staff Retirees 2017 Retirees
No School Wednesday, February 5th No School February 5th
No School November 27th-29th Thanksgiving Break
Strafford CTA/"Community Give Back" Tshirt Orders CTA Community Shirt
ECC Graduation Ceremonies/Information ECC Graduations
Spring Picture Day/April 2nd Spring Photos
Early Dismissal Today at 2:00pm/State Championship Game at 4:30pm Early Dismissal
No School Wednesday, January 30th No School
2019-2020 Preschool Registration Preschool Registration
Child Friendly & SAFE Trunk or Treat Trunk or Treat
No School Monday, September 3rd No School in Labor Day

Labor Day

Community Pep Rally!!!!! Community Pep Rally

Thursday, August 23rd

August 15th/First Day of School Back to School

Mark Your Calendars!

Lady Indians State Championship T-shirt Orders State Champs Shirts

Deadline is March 23rd

Christmas Break Christmas Break

December 21st-January 2nd

Early Childhood Center Tribe Leaders March Tribe Leaders


"Outdoor Fun" Family Fun Night Family Fun Night

Thursday, October 12th

Tribe Leaders April Tribe Leaders


Valentine's Lollipop Orders Due February 7 Valentine Lollipops
Pancakes & Pajamas With Santa Pancakes PJs with Santa
Free Clothing Event/ October 15th and 17th Free Clothing Event
Last Day of School for ECC Building Last Day
"Boots and Beauties" Daddy Daughter Dance Boots and Beauties
No School March 11th-15th/Spring Break Spring Break
Valentine's Lollipops For Sale Until February 8th Lollipop Orders
Red Ribbon Week Red Ribbon Week
Grandparent's Day Events Grandparents Day 2018

Friday, September 7th

School Picture Day School Picture Day

Tuesday, August 28th

"Under the Sea" Annual Daddy Daughter Dance Under the Sea

Saturday, April 21st

Spring Carnival Information Spring Carnival

Thursday, April 5th

Kindergarten Registration Online Now Kindergarten Screenings
Valentine's Day Lollipop Orders Lollipop Orders

Orders/Money Due Feb. 9th

No School Wednesday, January 17th No School Wednesday
No School Friday, October 20th No School
Free Clothing Event/February 11th Free Clothing Event
"Candy Cane Lane" Family Fun Night Family Fun Night
Reminder No School October 18th No School
"Day in K" For Upcoming Kindergarten Students A Day in K
Lady Indians State Games/Possible Early Dismissal Friday State Tournament Week
Dr. Seuss Week Dr Seuss Week
Thank You to our Custodial & Maintenance Staff! Custodial and Maintenance Staff

We Appreciate You!

ECC School Supply Information School Supplies
Summer School Summer School

May 29th-June 21st

2018-19 Preschool Screening Information Preschool Screening Signup

Online Sign-up Begins Jan. 3rd

Strafford Sweatshirts for Sale! Sweatshirt

Just $10!

Parents As Teachers Baby Fair Baby Fair 2017

Tuesday, October 24th

Kindergarten Screening Information Kindergarten Screening

2017-2018 School Year

2020-2021 Kindergarten Registration Kindergarten Registration
Snow Make-Up Day/January 17th Make Up Day
ECC Annual Cookie Dough Fundraiser Cookie Dough Fundraiser
Daycare Open Until June 28th Reminder
"Let's Glow Crazy" Mom/Son Party Lets Glow Party
Kindergarten Screening Online Kindergarten Screening
Now Hiring! Now Hiring
Congratulations Retirees! Retirees
Strafford/Fair Grove Rivalry T-Shirt Sales Rivarly Tshirt Order Fomr

Orders & Payment  Due Feb. 6th

Important Reminder /Text Messages From District Important Text Information
2017-18 Preschool Screening Sign-up Preschool Screening Sign-up
2020-2021 District Calendar Approved 2020 2021 School Calendar
Red Ribbon Week/October 28-November 1 Red Ribbon Week
Make-up Days Makeup Days
Dr. Michelle Gardner/Principal of the Year Michelle Gardner
"Painting With P.A.T." Night Adult Painting Night

Thursday, November 15th

2018-2019 School Supply Lists School Supplies
Preschool and Kindergarten Screening Information Preschool and Kindergarten
Preschool & PACE Yearbook & DVD Order Form Order From

Order Deadline March 23rd

Board Approved 2018-2019 School Year Calendar School Calendar
"Flannel and Frost" Family Fun Night Family Fun Night

Thursday, December 14th

Strafford Window Decals For Sale Window Decal

$10 Each

2017-18 School Calendar 2017 2018 School Calendar

Approved Calendar

Make-up Days Make Up Days
2019 APR Information APR Information
50th Day of School Celebration/October 29th 50's Day
Preschool & Kindergarten Screening Dates Screening Dates
Important Changes to Drop and Roll Drop and Roll Safety
ECC & Elementary Booster Club's Annual Holiday Shop Holiday Shop

December 4th-8th

Box Tops, Best Choice Labels & Harter House Receipts Box Tops, Best Choice Labels and Harter House Receipts

Save & Turn In Please!

2020-2021 Preschool Registration Preschool Registration
Strafford Resource Center for Expectant Moms and Families PAT Teepee
PAT TEAL Trunk or Treat TEAL Trunk or Treat
Strafford Schools Receive 100% APR APR
Transportation Snow Route Information Strafford School Bus

Attention Bus Parents

Indian Walkway Brick Paver Orders Brick Pavers

Accepting Orders Again!

Annual Performance Report Top 2% MSIP
Transportation Snow Route Information Snow Routes
September ECC Booster Club Information September ECC Booster Club
Lady Indians Break State Record! State Record
2018-2019 Food Service Pricing Food Service Prices
Substitute Teacher Information Substitute Teachers

Applications Being Accepted

Indian Walkway Brick Paver Orders Paverr Information
Transportation Snow Route Information Snow Routes
Brett Soden Named 2018-19 Superintendent Brett Soden
Employment Opportunities Now Hiring
2019-2020 School District Calendar 2019 2020 Calendar

Contact Us

Cogdill Early Childhood Center 218 W. McCabe
Strafford, MO 65757