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"A Kid's Life" Elementary Music Program

Here is just a glimpse of the Marais des Cygnes Valley Elementary Musical Program, "A Kid's Life." You can still see this great production if you missed Wednesday afternoon's performance. Come out Thursday evening at 7:00 . . . read more

BOGO Book Fair Success

   The Scholastic Buy One Get One Free Book Fair was viewed by many students, parents and grandparents April 5 thru April 12. We had many students participate in buying books and donating them to teachers. These donated . . . read more

Successful School Carnival 2017

    The 13th annual school carnival was held at Marais des  Cygnes  Valley Elementary School on Saturday, April 21. All activities were held in the building because it was too wet outside to set up the activities. . . . read more

March Super Scientist at MdCV Elementary

April 18, 2017

Students in grades K-5 have the opportunity each month to bring in extra credit for Science to Mrs. Carson’s room.  They are then recognized at the next pep rally.  Mrs. Carson will then draw one name from each of the grades . . . read more

Come to the BOGO Book Fair for Bargains

Our Scholastic Book Fair is a reading event that provides the books kids want to read. It’s a wonderful selection of engaging and affordable books for every reading level. Reading for pleasure inside and outside of school has real and . . . read more

Children's Literature Festival

Four students traveled with Mrs. Garard to the Children’s Literature Festival in Warrensburg, Missouri. On Sunday, March 19, Brianna Huffman, Jorjia Kitselman, Olivia Lacey and Kelsey Rice visited with various authors and . . . read more

3rd Grade Students Learn About the Weather

March 14, 2017

        The 3rd grade students spent the months of February and March learning about the weather.  One of the highlights of the unit was having Chief Meteorologist Matt Miller from KSNT TV station in Topeka visit the . . . read more

Celebrating Dr. Seuss' Birthday

On March 3, the Marais des Cygnes Valley Elementary celebrated .Dr. Seuss’ 113 th birthday. Special guest, Scott Novosel, author of Fieldhouse , shared his story of how he participated in the Annual Walk-On Tryouts for KU Basketball . . . read more

4th and 5th Grade Speedometry Hot Wheels Activities

February 24, 2017

The 4th and 5th grade students recently completed a unit learning about Kinetic and Potential Energy.  Each team was able to apply what they learned and design a  "Hot Wheels" track to test.  The cars that traveled . . . read more

February Super Scientists at MdCV Elementary

Students in grades K-5 have the opportunity each month to bring in extra credit for Science to Mrs. Carson’s room.  They are then recognized at the next pep rally.  Mrs. Carson will then draw one name from each of the grades . . . read more

Meet Barbara Roberts

By Roberts, Barbara

Bio coming soon. read more

Valentine Book

By Criqui, Missy

Kindergarten made a Valentine Class Book. They were asked to write, “What Love Meant to Them.” Click on the picture to read the book pages. read more

Yoga as Reward

By Criqui, Missy

Kindergarten, 1st Grade and 2nd Grade participated in some Space Yoga, led by Mrs. Criqui. The classes were celebrating meeting their reading goal for the month of January!!!! Afterwards, they ate moon rocks (Cookie Crisp) and space worms . . . read more

MdCV Spelling Bee

After thirteen rounds, Colby Vogeler (Eighth Grade) was determined the Marais des Cygnes Valley School Spelling Bee Champion. Jorjia Kitselman (Fifth Grade) continued to spell with Colby for the last six rounds. Colby clinched the title when . . . read more

Spelling Bee

The anual MdCV Spelling Bee will be held on Wednesday, January 18th at the Quenemo Elementary School. The Spelling Bee will start promptly at 2:00 so come a little early to get seated. The 4th - 8th grade participants are: 4th Grade: Kenna . . . read more

Quenemo Pride Thanks MdCV

I want to THANK the MDCV Elementary staff, students, anyone else who helped out Quenemo Pride throughout the year but especially with Christmas!! From the donations, to decorations, to cookies, to copies, candy, etc... So happy and proud we . . . read more

Mrs.Stukey's Science Exploration teach Dash & Dot to Third Grade

By Jewelia and Sophie

  Science Exploration     Dash and Dot On December 9, 2016, Mrs. Stukey’s Junior High Science Tech class came to MdCV Elementary School to teach third grade about Dash and Dot.  Dash and Dot is a robot . . . read more

December Super Scientist

Students in grades K-5 have the opportunity each month to bring in extra credit for Science to Mrs. Carson’s room.  They are then recognized at the next pep rally.  Mrs. Carson will then draw one name from each of the grades . . . read more

Veterans Day Celebration 2016

Elementary School students honor Veterans at the 10th annual Veterans’ Day patriotic assembly on Friday, November 11. Elementary Principal Twila Wollenberg gave a special welcome to the veterans and the audience.  Next, Ms. . . . read more

NOVEMBER SUPER SCIENTISTS

November 15, 2016

Students in grades K-5 have the opportunity each month to bring in extra credit for Science to Mrs. Carson’s room.  They are then recognized at the next pep rally.  Mrs. Carson will then draw one name from each of the grades . . . read more

Ghost Poppers

By Criqui, Missy

The 3rd Grade and Kindergarten teamed up on Halloween to make "Ghost Poppers" We put cornstarch and water in a film canister and added alkseltzer. Once the lid was on, the canister blew up in the air!!!  read more

SLIME

In preparation for HALLOWEEN, the 2nd grade class participated in a "slime lab."  They first mixed borax and water together.  Then they stirred together glue and water.  After that they added some food coloring and . . . read more

ROCK CYCLE

ROCK CYCLE The 4th and 5th grade students recently completed a unit learning about rocks.  They enjoyed a couple of science labs learning about the rock cycle.  The first one used "Starburst" candy to show the . . . read more

Second Grade Painting

By Reed, Sherry

The Second Grade learned about primary and secondary colors.  First, they listened to a story called  The Story of the Color Wheel.   They learned how to mix the primary colors together to make the secondary colors.  . . . read more

William Allen White Awards Celebration

  WAW 2016  Click on the blue link to view the slide show. On Saturday, October 1st, Haylea Bethell, Brianna Huffman, Jorjia Kitselman, and Mimi Williams participated in the activities at Emporia State Memorial Union for . . . read more

MdCV Elementary Super Scientists for October

Students in grades K-5 have the opportunity each month to bring in extra credit for Science to Mrs. Carson’s room.  They are then recognized at the next pep rally.  Mrs. Carson will then draw one name from each of the grades . . . read more

Nature Trail Field Trip

Third grade went on a field trip to the Melvern Riverfront Nature Trail on September 26th from  4-6pm .  They had a scavenger hunt and looked for many different items throughout the trails.  Some of their favorite items they . . . read more

MdCV Is Out Of This World

By Carson, Linda

Each year MdCV Elementary has a Reading Theme for the year. This year our theme is "MdCV Is Out Of This World."  The 2nd, 4th and 5th grade students celebrated the new year by making "Out of this World" flying . . . read more

Trucker Buddy Fred

Trucker Buddy Fred Sweetwood is visiting his 13th 5th grade class at MdCV Elementary.  The students love having a trucker buddy to write letters to and to find out the many jobs and journeys of a trucker.  Each year they . . . read more

Come to Open House and Check out Bookaneer Book Fair

      Reading is so much fun, you'll want to come to the Bookaneer Book Fair. Come check out for yourself at this year's Scholastic Book Fair during the Open House in the Trojan Room on . . . read more

Elementary School Gets Ready for Students

Here are a few things that you can see when you come to Open House and the Bookaneer Book Fair on Wednesday, August 17 from 5:30 to 7:00 pm. read more

Third Grade Wax Museum

Third Grade Wax Museum The third grade students researched about a famous person of their choice.  They chose presidents, baseball players, basketball players, football players, singers, and other famous people.  They . . . read more

"School Daze" Musical

The musical "School Daze" was presented by MdCV Elementary students on May 4-5.  The performance took the audience through a typical day at school from a before school music rehearsal to prepare for a concert, history class, . . . read more

BOGO Bookfair

The Scholastic Book Fair is coming to MdCV Elementary at Quenemo.  The Buy-One-Get-One free book fair will be open Monday-Friday, April 11-15.  During the school day, students may make purchases during their library time. Also on . . . read more

Children's Literature Festival 2016

  2016 Literature Festival Five students traveled with Mrs. Garard to the Children’s Literature Festival in Warrensburg Missouri. On Sunday, March 20, Madison Cormode, Kyla Vogeler, Haylea Bethell, Brianna Huffman and Jorjia . . . read more

Authors Day 2016

  Authors Day 2016 On March 3, the Marais des Cygnes Valley Elementary celebrated Authors Day. Thursday afternoon, the students visited some of the classrooms and enjoyed activities pertaining to books written by Mo Willems, Dr. Seuss, . . . read more

2016 MdCV Spelling Bee

The Marais des Cygnes Valley school spelling bee was held on Wednesday, January 13, in Quenemo. Twenty spellers in grades fourth through eighth earned the opportunity to participate in the contest by placing among the top four in their . . . read more

Veterans Day Patriotic Assembly

Elementary School students honor veterans at the ninth annual Veterans’ Day patriotic assembly on Wednesday, Novembe   Veterans Day Elementary Principal Twila Wollenberg gave a special welcome to the veterans and the . . . read more

Programs support students, school activities

BoxTops for Education, Labels for Education, MyCoke Rewards

Box Tops for Education Look for the Box Tops logo on a variety of grocery products, which include brands such as Cheerios®, Hamburger Helper®, Kleenex®, Pillsbury®, Betty Crocker®, Ziploc®, Hefty®, Old El . . . read more

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