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3000 NE 108th Street 
Kansas City, MO 64156
Phone:  (816) 321-5020
Attendance: (816) 321-5022
Fax:  (816) 321-5021
Nurse: (816) 321-5023
Counselor: (816) 321-5588
Green Cafe: (816) 321-5024
Library:  (816) 321-5026
Transportation: 321-5007
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Bell Prairie Social Media

 Like "Bell Prairie Elementary School" on Facebook for the latest on what's happening at Bell Prairie!

Bell Prairie Champions of Wellness

Click HERE to view our Champions of Wellness Facebook page! Or check us out on Twitter @bpchampions! 

Fuel Up Play 60

Click HERE to learn more about this great program for 3rd-5th graders!

Right before winter break, Fuel up to play 60 was introduced to 3rd-5th graders.  Students had the opportunity to log on using their new ipad and choose to either do a challenge or a mini lesson. Students can earn points, prizes, money for our school and help our school become a Touchdown school, where extra prizes and awards can be earned. Last year was a trial run for our school and students loved it. With their own ipad, access to Fuel Up just became easier.  If you haven’t had the opportunity to check it out log onto FuelUpToPlay60 website. It is sponsored by the NFL and Midwest Dairy Council and promotes physical activity and nutrition. If you have any question on how to get logged in and earn prizes, check with our new student ambassadors: Jack May, Carter Kelly, Owen McKenna, Andrew Ashmore and Evan Thomas.

Calling All Runners

Mustang Running Club will start the week after spring break on Tuesday, March 27th and will run every Tuesday morning from 8:00am-8:50am through May 1st. This is for 3-5th grade only and forms will be coming home in the near future.

Last day to sign up is Monday, March 12th!

Higgins' Happenings

Character Word of the Month

Character word of the month is Responsibility.  Responsibility is doing the things you are expected to do. 

Pop Tab Update

Keep bringing in Pop Tabs, we need more!

Service Learning Hall of Fame

Click HERE for the Service Learning Hall of Fame Form! 

Recess Weather Policy

Please remember that we will continue to hold recess as often as possible.  If the windchill is below 25 degrees, teachers can elect to modify outdoor recess or hold indoor recess.  Please be sure your child comes to school each day prepared for outdoor recess with a winter coat, hat and gloves.  If it snows, we will go outside once the blacktop has been cleared of snow and ice. 

Local Weather
Kindergarten-1st Grade Reading Eggs Link

Enrollment Information

Information on NKC Schools Enrollment (families new to the district) and Registration (returning families) for 2017-18. 


If you have a student that is going to be 5 by 7/31/2018 and will be attending kindergarten, please contact Brenda McKenzie at 816-321-5020 to get your child’s name on the roster for Bell Prairie or Rising Hill depending on your address.  Completed enrollment forms, due March 26th.

Mark your calendars for Kindergarten Round-Up – March 29th 6:00 – 7:30!

Early Childhood Info
Click HERE for more information on our Pre-K screenings for 2018-19!

If you need to make a change in your child's transportation, please do one of the following:

- Send a note with your student to school

- Send an email to the teacher, Brenda McKenzie and Callie Shelton, before 2:00 PM

- Call the school, before 2:00 PM

New Car Rider Procedure for 2017-18: Read the Car Rider Letter


Is your child interested in playing an instrument next year as a 6th grader?

Gateway 6th Grade Center is hosting an Instrument Trial Night on March 6th from 5:30-7 at New Mark Middle School. Click HERE for more!

MCPL Homework Help

Mid-Continent Public Library offers students K-12 live homework help from It is FREE. Students just need to register and get a card. will connect students with live, expert tutors for one-to-one help with their homework assignments. They can use from their home computer or inside the library to complete assignments and improve grades. 

Direct questions about the program to Mid Continent Public Library at Register to get a card at The link to get started is:


If your student will be absent or late for any reason, you must call the Attendance Line at 321-5022. Please feel free to leave a message at any hour if no one is available to answer the phone. You may also email Callie Shelton and Brenda McKenzie, if this is more convenient.

This is especially important in the cold months so we can verify the absent or late student is not still waiting or stranded at a bus stop in extremely cold conditions.

PTA Info

Mustang Minutes

Click HERE for the latest edition!

Click HERE for info on the Upcoming Meeting on January 25th!

Perfect Attendance

Click HERE for a list of students who attained Perfect Attendance!

*perfect attendance means present from bell to bell*

Nurse's Corner

Click HERE for Nurse Lyndsay's Newsletter!

Click HERE for a special note from Nurse Lyndsay!

Please remember that any prescription medication at school requires the proper paperwork to be filled out. Please contact Nurse Lyndsay for this paperwork.

Bell Prairie Business Partners

Chiropractic Life Center

Hy-Vee Gladstone

Insight Eyecare Specialties

North Oak Christian Church

Rand Construction Company

Reed Portrait Group

Please click here for more information regarding Business Partnerships.

Everything Lunch

Click HERE for Lunch Times!

If your child forgot his/her lunch at home, please check in at the office, take the lunch to the cafeteria, and place along the north wall on the window sill.

Please click HERE for our Green Café Visitor Guide!

Library News

NEHS Meeting Dates

March 16th

April 20th

May 11th

Music News

Windsong Choir

Check out for a list of scheduled rehearsal dates!  All 4th and 5th grade students are welcome to attend!

Grade Level Performances are posted on our calendar!

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Fliers & Special Offers

NEW! Click the image above to see eflyers for Bell Prairie Elementary.

Community Ed Classes


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