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Get Ready for the Prairie Variety Show!

Wild Wild WestThe Prairie Variety Show is fast approaching! This year’s theme is Wild Wild West.

  • First rehearsal: Friday, January 24, at 5 p.m.
  • Second rehearsal: Friday, January 31, at 5 p.m.
  • Variety Show: Saturday, February 8, at 3 p.m.

End times are when the last act is done.

Y’all better start rehearsing, ya hear!

Questions? Contact Amy Short at

Looking for Trunk or Treat Volunteers and CANDY!

Trunk or TreatTrunk or Treat is Wednesday, October 30, and we need your help to make this a spooktacular event!

We need candy and lots of it. A barrel is set up in the entry way for your donations. The classroom that donates the most candy will receive a Krispy Kreme donut party, so remember to write your teacher’s name and grade on the bag.

We also need volunteers to hand out the candy, so get creative and decorate your trunk or tailgate. Volunteers please contact Shelley Asselin at

Your Donations for the Auction can Come in all Shapes and Sizes!

Hoedown Downtown

We need your help!

Please take a few minutes to see if you have or could solicit something that would fit into one of these categories as Prairie Auction items to help support your children’s education.

 Individual donations:  Do you have a talent, do you make something, do you own your own business? Would you like to make a personal donation of cash?

 Retail Donations: Any retail store gift certificates or donated items that you purchase, or get donated, contact us or drop them off in the office!

 Entertainment:  Do you have season tickets to the theater, sports events, musicals, zoo, pools, clubs?

Travel and Leisure:  Do you or someone you know own a vacation property, access to hotel stays, transferrable airline miles, or anything travel related to donate?

 Sports:  Do you have any sports memorabilia, signed or unsigned, camps, sideline passes, anything to do with sports?

Party Central: Are you are willing to host a party to donate at the auction or be a host home for the Progressive Dinner, please contact Amy Nunnelee!

 For all donations, please contact Tessie at or by phone at 913-638-7753 by October 15.

All donations must have a donation form with them. Thank you!

Year-End Swim Parties

Passport to Prairie Auction – End of Year Parties

Kindergarten, First & Second Grades

Saturday, June 1st, 1-3p

Homestead Country Club


Third, Fourth & Fifth Grades

Saturday, June 1st, 3-5p

Homestead Country Club


6th Grade

Friday, May 31st, 3-5p

Milburn Country Club

*There are limited spots still available for the 6th grade swim party – please contact Jill Holzbeierlein to sign-up –




Buy Your Carnival Writsbands Online!

Prairie Carnival Wristbands are $15 per person We will no longer be supplying tickets! Parents and children 3 and under are free!

Receive 1 free cotton candy with wristband

Wristbands will give you “unlimited” access to all carnival activities

* ALL food items will be cash/check only *

Two Guys & Grill between $4 – $5.50 Kona Ice between $3 – $5 (cash only)

Click the link to order your wristbands today!

Book Fair Schedule


Thursday, April 18th
8:30 – 9:00 am- DEVAULT/ COONEY
9:00 – 9:30 am- MADDEN/MILLER / FRAME
9:30 – 10:00 am- RIZTMAN/ O’NEAL
10:00 – 10:30 am- RECK/ VANDERPAS
10:30 – 11:00 am- JOHNSON / SCHUETZ
1:45 – 2:15 pm- WATSON
2:15 – 2:45 pm- GALLAGHER

Friday, April 19th
8:30 – 9:00 am- PHARES / COLEMAN
9:00 – 9:30 am- EXLINE
9:30 – 10:00 Am- GIACALONE/ MCCABE
10:00 – 10:30 am- CAMPBELL
10:30 – 11:00 am- MCCABE/ SAYLOR
1:15 – 1:45 pm- MEYER
1:45 – 2:15 pm- MOORE

Prairie Plant Sale

prairie plant sale

It’s time to peruse our list of flowers and plants and plan your Spring garden! Plant Sale Pre-orders are now being taken. The Plant Sale is one of Prairie’s main fundraisers, so please consider forwarding this to any family, friends and neighbors who are also thinking Spring!

The Plant Sale funds our students’ trip to Wildwood, as well as other PTA/Prairie Fund programs.

This year, you can order online and pay with a credit card. Click on the link or paste it into your browser:

Or a print a hard copy of the order form and submit it with a check to the Prairie office.

The deadline to place orders is Tuesday, April 16. Plants can be picked up from 3-7 p.m., Friday, April 26. Then come back to Prairie on Saturday, April 27 for a wider selection of gorgeous annuals, perennials, vegetables and herbs at our Community Sale.

Questions? Contact Virginia Popper,

or Sherlyn Talkington,