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  • KENNARD CLASSICAL JUNIOR ACADEMY 

    Kennard 5031 Potomac Street
    St. Louis, MO 63139
    Office: 314-353-8875
    Fax:    314-244-1806
    Principal: Dr. Wanda LeFlore
    Hours: 9:10am - 4:07pm
    Grades: PK-5

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Principal's Corner

  • Welcome to Kennard CJA Principal's Corner

    Dr. Wanda LeFlore

    Welcome Families!

    As we continue to learn together, we are more committed than ever to focus on the following tenets to provide the best curriculum and instruction for your gifted learner:

    Mission: meet the unique academic and affective needs of the gifted and talented student.

    Vision: provide a unique, safe and nurturing school fostering academic achievement and serving the diverse population of gifted and talented students, and providing:

    • Student - centered inquiry based gifted curriculum designed to develop creativity, critical thinking and problem solving skills.

    We are committed to implementing problem and project based learning for all students.

    • Employing technology to aid learning in and out of the classroom setting and providing opportunities for students to apply skills learned to help understand real world problems.

    We are committed to participating in hands-on technology training.

    We are committed to developing and implementing technology curriculum to ensure that students are proficient in these areas.

    • Collaborating with faculty, students, parents, and the community to build a sense of school pride, responsibility, belonging, and a desire for academic excellence.

    We are committed to developing community partnerships.

    We are committed to working with parents in the area of school programming.

    Core Values: develop the traits of honesty, kindness, respect, and responsibility.

    We have high expectations and plans to support each child so that they will be successful at Kennard. As always, please feel free to contact me at 314.353.8875 or wanda.leflore@slps.org.

    Dr. Wanda LeFlore


     

     

Mission and Vision

  • Our Mission: The mission of Kennard Classical Junior Academy is to meet the unique academic and affective needs of the gifted and talented student.

    Our Vision: The vision of Kennard Classical Junior Academy is to provide a unique, safe and nurturing school fostering academic achievement and serving the diverse population of gifted and talented students, and providing:

    • Student-centered, inquiry-based gifted curriculum designed to develop creativity, critical-thinking and problem-solving skills. We are committed to implementing problem and project-based learning for all students.

    • Employing technology to aid learning in and out of the classroom setting and providing opportunities for students to apply skills learned to help understand real world problems. We are committed to participating in hands-on technology training. We are committed to developing and implementing technology curriculum to ensure that students are proficient in these areas.

    • Collaborating with faculty, students, parents and the community to build a sense of school pride, responsibility, belonging, and a desire for academic excellence. We are committed to developing community partnerships. We are committed to working with parents in the area of school programming.


     

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Announcements

  • Kennard School Announcements

     

    January

    • 7/Monday: Classes Resume
    • 18/Friday: Professional Development-No School
    • 21/Monday: MLK Holiday – No School
    • 25/Friday: Movie Night
    • 25/Friday: Spelling Bee
    • 25/Friday: National School Choice Assembly
    • 28/Monday: Tiger Family Assembly
    • 30/Wednesday: PTO Board Meeting

    February

    • 1/Friday: Interim Progress Reports Third Quarter
    • 6/Wednesday: PTO General Meeting
    • 8/Friday: School Dance
    • 15/Friday: Professional Development-No School
    • 18/Monday: Presidents Day-No School
    • 20/Wednesday: Coffee with Principal
    • 20/Wednesday: Black History Program
    • 21/Thursday: NEHS Induction
    • 22/Friday: Career Day - Pre-K/5
    • 26/Tuesday: 4th Grade Jefferson City

    March

    • 6/Wednesday: PTO General Meeting
    • 19-22/Tuesday thru Friday: Scholastic Book Fair
    • 20/Wednesday: PTO Board Meeting
    • 21/Thursday: Parent/Teacher Conferences(after-school)
    • 22/Friday: Parent/Teacher Conferences (after-school)
    • 22/Friday: School in Session
    • 25-29/Monday thru Friday: Spring Break–No School

     April

    • 3/Wednesday: PTO General Meeting
    • 5/Friday: Grade 5 Suessical Jr.
    • April 8 – May 17: Grade-Level MAP Testing Window
    • 19/Friday: Interim Progress Reports for Quarter 4
    • 24/Wednesday: PTO Board Meeting

    May

    • 1/Wednesday: PTO General Meeting
    • 10/ Friday: Cardinal Special Event
    • 17/Friday: PTO Spring Festival
    • 21/Tuesday: Field Day
    • 22/Wednesday: Pre-K, Kindergarten, and Grades 1-4 Promotions
    • 23/Thursday: 5th Grade Promotion
    • 23/Thursday: Last Class Day
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