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Welcome to Kennard


    Kennard 5031 Potomac
    St. Louis, MO 63139
    Office 314-353-8875
    Fax 314-351-0441 or 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

    Dr. Wanda LeFlore



School Data

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    • Tuesday, August 15: Meet the Teacher and Drop off School Supplies: Between 2:00pm and 3:00pm, families can meet their child’s teacher, visit the classroom, and drop off school supplies. Teachers will contact new and returning students assigned to their classroom the week of August 7.  (Click for more information about Kennard School Supplies)


    • Wednesday, August 16: First class day for all students is Wednesday, August 16. School begins promptly at 9:10am and ends at 4:07pm.


    • Wednesday, August 16: Families First Day Coffee begins at 9:10 am in the library. Sponsored by the PTO, this event will give families the opportunity to enjoy coffee and meet other family members.


    • Friday, August 25: Kennard’s Annual Open House is from 4:30 pm – 6:00 pm. Meet your child’s teachers and find out what your child will be learning this year. You will also have an opportunity to meet some of our school partners that sponsor programs at Kennard.


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