Rob Milner
Meet and Greet with the Principal/ Ice cream Social
4 months ago, Rob Milner
Maria Downs
CampIN is so much fun! We’ve made yummy s’mores, designed cool tie dye shirts and read letters from home! It was a wonderful way to close out our school year!
6 months ago, Maria Downs
Kerry White
TK students have had a great time CampIN this week! They set up tents by themselves, designed their own Camp Hope t-shirts, made s'mores, and wrote letters home! It's been a great ending to a great year with this great class!
6 months ago, Kerry White
Kerry White
TK is CampIN'! Today they researched what they would need and activities to do.
7 months ago, Kerry White
Kerry White
TK is CampIN'! Today they researched what they would need and activities to do.
7 months ago, Kerry White
Maria Downs
For a behavior incentive some of my kindergarteners earned a trip to the park!
7 months ago, Maria Downs
Mrs. Whitney Giffin
Grit • Perseverance • Hustle • Teamwork • Sign up for the 3rd annual youth football camp in Kansas City at usafootball.com/fun
7 months ago, Mrs. Whitney Giffin
Jenina Sorenson
4th Graders still working hard. And enjoying their Harry Potter book study.
7 months ago, Jenina Sorenson
Jenina Sorenson
A beautiful May day!
7 months ago, Jenina Sorenson
Jenina Sorenson
Ms G's 1st Graders enjoying some popsicles on a warm sunny day!
7 months ago, Jenina Sorenson
Jenina Sorenson
Enjoying this beautiful May day with a Parachute Lesson.
7 months ago, Jenina Sorenson
Maria Downs
Mother’s Day Love
7 months ago, Maria Downs
Nathaniel Leibel
Happy Mother's Day!!
7 months ago, Nathaniel Leibel
Nathaniel Leibel
Happy Mother's Day!!
7 months ago, Nathaniel Leibel
Nathaniel Leibel
Happy Mother's Day!!
7 months ago, Nathaniel Leibel
Nathaniel Leibel
Exploration: Each day you can discover something new.
7 months ago, Nathaniel Leibel
Nathaniel Leibel
She's a creative cat! 🐈
7 months ago, Nathaniel Leibel
Nathaniel Leibel
The sunshine has been perfect for outside play!
7 months ago, Nathaniel Leibel
Nathaniel Leibel
More sunshine-infused pictures!
7 months ago, Nathaniel Leibel
Mrs. Whitney Giffin
Need something for your child to do this summer? Sign them up for Ivanhoe's Summer Program, which is free and open to all youth ages 3 to 13. Food will be served to all youth who attend. If you need more information call Ivanhoe office at 816-921-6611
7 months ago, Mrs. Whitney Giffin
Maria Downs
Kindergarten is absolutely rockin’ their math skills! Ten frames, counters, and one digit addition is the goal!
8 months ago, Maria Downs
Mrs. Whitney Giffin
Stop by Bluford tomorrow (April 25) between 11:30 am-1:30 pm to have your blood pressure checked by the nurses from Hope Family Care Center. This is free and open to the public. No appointment necessary.
8 months ago, Mrs. Whitney Giffin
Mrs. Whitney Giffin
Superhero Student! Using our superpowers to calm our bodies. #art #calmdownroom
8 months ago, Mrs. Whitney Giffin
Mrs. Whitney Giffin
Join the KCUYA this summer for a free Science of Baseball Summer Camp for 3rd-6th grade students from June 10-13 and June 17-20! This educational camp will help students make better connections between baseball and STEM topics as they see it come to life through hands-on activities. Limited spots are available. See flyer for more information!
8 months ago, Mrs. Whitney Giffin
Mrs. Whitney Giffin
Mark your calendars 📆. PAL is less than 2 weeks away from their Annual Open House. Free clothes, free food, free ice cream 👮🏻❤️🍦 #copsandkids
8 months ago, Mrs. Whitney Giffin
Mrs. Whitney Giffin
Resource Day at East Patrol
8 months ago, Mrs. Whitney Giffin
Maria Downs
Guided reading plays a sight word game
8 months ago, Maria Downs
Maria Downs
In Kindergarten it is so important to continue work on social & emotional skills.
8 months ago, Maria Downs
Whitney Giffin
Impact Group! If you need assistance with any of these areas, contact Mrs. Giffin at 816-921-1213
8 months ago, Whitney Giffin
Whitney Giffin
Summer will be here before you know it! 🌞🌞🌞 Registration is open for The Upper Room Summer Program. Click the link to register online: https://upperroomkc.org/summer/register/
8 months ago, Whitney Giffin
Whitney Giffin
Literacy KC presents Let's Read: A Celebration of Family Literacy featuring Taye Diggs & Shane Evans! Join us on April 27th for a conversation about the importance of family literacy and representation in children's literature! This is a can't miss event! Learn more here: https://buff.ly/2FssLBh
8 months ago, Whitney Giffin
Maria Downs
Math
9 months ago, Maria Downs
Maria Downs
Reading group
9 months ago, Maria Downs
Maria Downs
Math groups!
9 months ago, Maria Downs
Christina Sexton
TK using Centers to learn.
9 months ago, Christina Sexton
Christina Sexton
TK using Centers to learn.
9 months ago, Christina Sexton
Maria Downs
During small groups Kindergarten works on letter puzzles, math manipulatives and fine motor skills
9 months ago, Maria Downs
Jenina Sorenson
Just dancing away! We find many different ways to get our bodies moving when the weather keeps us inside.
9 months ago, Jenina Sorenson
Jenina Sorenson
Today we learned and played a new game in PE called Catch the Leprechauns. It got us moving and grooving.
9 months ago, Jenina Sorenson
Jenina Sorenson
During P.E. we warm up, stretch, and have some fun!
9 months ago, Jenina Sorenson
Kerry White
The last component of TK's Morning Meeting is morning message. We count, we read, we write, we search for letters and sight words we know. We learn so much during Morning Meeting!
10 months ago, Kerry White
Kerry White
During Morning Meeting, TK always has an activity. We have a bit of fun while practicing good sportsmanship and/or teamwork. Shown below are two examples: Musical Chairs and Boxes.
10 months ago, Kerry White
Kerry White
On Wednesdays, TK walks to the local library! Ms. Lauren reads books to us, teaches us fun songs, and helps us find books to check out!
10 months ago, Kerry White
Nathaniel Leibel
Kindergarten is on point! Check out these beautiful flowering cacti. We are ready for spring days with warn sunshine and blooming flowers!
10 months ago, Nathaniel Leibel
Nathaniel Leibel
Black History Month project pictures (3 of 3)
10 months ago, Nathaniel Leibel
Nathaniel Leibel
Black History Month artwork! The students have been working on these collage pieces for the last month. Make sure to ask your child about their black history hero that they helped work on.
10 months ago, Nathaniel Leibel
Nathaniel Leibel
Black History Month project pictures (2 or 3).
10 months ago, Nathaniel Leibel
Nathaniel Leibel
Black History Month project pictures (2 or 3).
10 months ago, Nathaniel Leibel
Kerry White
After TK does their greeting during Morning Meeting, it's time for sharing. We sing about the classroom rules, and then discuss ways we can respect self, others, and property. After that, each person has the opportunity to share how they are feeling that day.
10 months ago, Kerry White
Kerry White
Every day, TK participates in Morning Meeting. So many life skills are learned in this short amount of time. We start each meeting with a greeting in order to make everyone feel welcome. Sometimes it's a chant or a song, and sometimes it's a hug, handshake, or a high-five.
10 months ago, Kerry White
Kerry White
What might look like scribbles are actually pre-writing and fine-motor skills in action!
10 months ago, Kerry White
Kerry White
What might look like scribbles are actually pre-writing and fine-motor skills in action!
10 months ago, Kerry White
Kerry White
"You can find magic wherever you look. Sit back and relax, all you need is a book." --Dr. Seuss
10 months ago, Kerry White
Kerry White
"Play is often talked about as if it were a relief from serious learning. But for children, play is serious learning. Play is really the work of childhood." --Fred Rogers
10 months ago, Kerry White
Maria Downs
Who doesn’t love math? But when you add valentine hearts... YES!
10 months ago, Maria Downs
Kerry White
The 101st day of school means we celebrate Dalmatian Day! 🐾We made a 101 piece snack to enjoy while watching 101 Dalmatians. 🐾We used our fine motor skills by practicing how to close Ziploc bags for our snack. 🐾We made Dalmatian hats.
10 months ago, Kerry White
Kerry White
TK is 100 days smarter! Happy 100th Day of School!
10 months ago, Kerry White
Maria Downs
Hot chocolate!!
11 months ago, Maria Downs
Maria Downs
Hot chocolate!!
11 months ago, Maria Downs
Nathaniel Leibel
Inspired HLA sign!
11 months ago, Nathaniel Leibel
Jessica Vohs
Harris earned 2nd grade Student of the Week!
11 months ago, Jessica Vohs
Jenina Sorenson
We are so comfy in our pajamas. Enjoying our Pajama Day together!
11 months ago, Jenina Sorenson
Jessica Vohs
Harris earned 2nd grade Student of the Week!
11 months ago, Jessica Vohs
Jenina Sorenson
Grinch Day...Merry Grinchmas
12 months ago, Jenina Sorenson
Jenina Sorenson
Physical education class brings us outside. We exercise our minds and bodies each day.
12 months ago, Jenina Sorenson
Maria Downs
Kindergarten worked on counting, number recognition and writing
12 months ago, Maria Downs
Kerry White
TK has been practicing their gift wrapping skills! 🎁
12 months ago, Kerry White
Jenina Sorenson
Spirit Week Day 2. Dress to Impress!
12 months ago, Jenina Sorenson
Jenina Sorenson
We've got spirit yes we do...we've got spirit how about you!
12 months ago, Jenina Sorenson
Nathaniel Leibel
Day 2, Spirit Week: Dress Up Day!
12 months ago, Nathaniel Leibel
Nathaniel Leibel
The transitional kindergarten class just finished up a Royal unit. They had so much fun role playing what it would look/feel like to be a king or queen!
12 months ago, Nathaniel Leibel
Nathaniel Leibel
Sometimes art can open up a world of new creations!
12 months ago, Nathaniel Leibel
Kerry White
This TK'er was excited to discover that her jacket and the morning message had the same word!
about 1 year ago, Kerry White
Maria Downs
Happy Thanksgiving
about 1 year ago, Maria Downs
Maria Downs
Revision for Dance and Cheer. The schedule has changed again. We will be cheering for the last two games. The girls need to be at the center by 12:30 pm.
about 1 year ago, Maria Downs
Kerry White
TK has been saving their Friday fundraiser money, and last week they voted on how to spend it. They chose to have a party full of pizza, ice cream, and Sprite. Surprise! Today was the day!
about 1 year ago, Kerry White
Kerry White
TK had "snow" much fun playing outside (and learned some natural consequences, too)!
about 1 year ago, Kerry White
Kerry White
TK had "snow" much fun playing outside (and learned some natural consequences, too)!
about 1 year ago, Kerry White
Nathaniel Leibel
Happy Saturday!! See you at the basketball games today? I sure hope so, I have a feeling it's going to be a successful day of basketball and dance. Games at 9:45AM and 12:45 at the Tolbert Athletic Center. Admission is $1.
about 1 year ago, Nathaniel Leibel
Nathaniel Leibel
Tomorrow will be an epic day for HLA basketball, come see them play KIPP (@9:45AM) and Tolbert (@12:45PM)! Admission is $1. All games are played at Tolbert Athletic Center.
about 1 year ago, Nathaniel Leibel
Nathaniel Leibel
First boys basketball game tonight at 8:15! Come cheers on the boys and see the dance team as well. The game is at Tolbert Athletic Center. Admission is $1.
about 1 year ago, Nathaniel Leibel
Maria Downs
Halloween
about 1 year ago, Maria Downs
Maria Downs
Halloween
about 1 year ago, Maria Downs
Maria Downs
Halloween
about 1 year ago, Maria Downs
Maria Downs
Happy Halloween. We had a great time this morning!
about 1 year ago, Maria Downs
Whitney Giffin
Happy Halloween!
about 1 year ago, Whitney Giffin
Whitney Giffin
Happy Halloween!
about 1 year ago, Whitney Giffin
Mrs. Breslow
1st grade using pumpkin “mouths” to create Mi, Re Do compositions and write down melodies we sing in class using dragon tears.
about 1 year ago, Mrs. Breslow
Mrs. Breslow
TK playing rhythm sticks along with Beethoven’s 5th symphony! This activity involves listening, play and improvisation! Good job!
about 1 year ago, Mrs. Breslow
Mrs. Breslow
TK and K had a wonderful time at the library today! We read a book with the librarian, sang some songs and each got two books!
about 1 year ago, Mrs. Breslow
Mrs. Breslow
Tomorrow is library day for K and TK! Don’t forget your books!
about 1 year ago, Mrs. Breslow
Maria Downs
Yesterday Kindergarten worked on basic addition with partners
about 1 year ago, Maria Downs
Maria Downs
Math part 2
about 1 year ago, Maria Downs
Maria Downs
The Kindergarten worked on finding hidden numbers during math
about 1 year ago, Maria Downs
Mrs. Breslow
Our 4th grader’s are enjoying singing an Elvis song, “Money Honey” with a clapping partner game. Good steady beat!
about 1 year ago, Mrs. Breslow
Maria Downs
Johnson Farms Part 2
about 1 year ago, Maria Downs
Maria Downs
We had an amazing time at Johnson Farms!
about 1 year ago, Maria Downs
Kerry White
This TK student just lost his first tooth! Such an exciting milestone!
about 1 year ago, Kerry White
Maria Downs
The kindergarten class celebrated their second attendance challenge! We filled in our second word and had a Sprite party. We’re on to our third challenge. Help your kiddo out by sending them to school everyday and on time.
about 1 year ago, Maria Downs
Christina Sexton
4th grade boys practicing layups with Ms. Acklin!
about 1 year ago, Christina Sexton
Mrs. Breslow
Our TK students are exploring different hand-held percussion instruments in music class through singing and exploration!
about 1 year ago, Mrs. Breslow
Mrs. Breslow
2nd grade has a new partner hello song called “Wake Me, Shake Me” that uses partner hand gestures and dance moves. They are all smiles when we sing this song!
about 1 year ago, Mrs. Breslow
Mrs. Breslow
At HLA this year, we were the recipients of a generous donation to buy three new drums! We have been learning to share and using the drums to improvise our own rhythms!
about 1 year ago, Mrs. Breslow
Jenina Sorenson
We took a trip to our Community Garden. The second grade students harvested cherry tomatoes and a few other vegetables.
about 1 year ago, Jenina Sorenson
Nathaniel Leibel
In art class today the students created "Happy Day to You" cards for teachers and staff at HLA. The students especially enjoyed delivering their cards at the end of class.
about 1 year ago, Nathaniel Leibel
Maria Downs
KCCG Part 4
about 1 year ago, Maria Downs
Maria Downs
KCCG Part 3
about 1 year ago, Maria Downs
Maria Downs
KCCG Part 3
about 1 year ago, Maria Downs
Maria Downs
KCCG Part 2
about 1 year ago, Maria Downs
Maria Downs
The Kindergarten class visited the Kansas City Community Gardens today. It was a fabulous hands on experience. The children were able to smell, touch, taste, and see all types of vegetables, fruits, and beautiful flowers and herbs.
about 1 year ago, Maria Downs
Nathaniel Leibel
Explore the World of Art - the 4th graders designed the letters for the art room theme this year. Get ready to view many more art featuring art of the world and all it's diverse, vibrant cultures.
about 1 year ago, Nathaniel Leibel
Nathaniel Leibel
Explore the World of Art - the 4th graders designed the letters for the art room theme this year. Get ready to view many more art featuring art of the world and all it's diverse, vibrant cultures.
about 1 year ago, Nathaniel Leibel
Nathaniel Leibel
Explore the World of Art - the 4th graders designed the letters for the art room theme this year. Get ready to view many more art featuring art of the world and all it's diverse, vibrant cultures.
about 1 year ago, Nathaniel Leibel
Nathaniel Leibel
1st grade is learning new math concepts.
about 1 year ago, Nathaniel Leibel
Kerry White
TK and K took their first walking field trip to the library to check out books. Ms. Lauren, the youth librarian, taught some fun songs and read a book also!
about 1 year ago, Kerry White
Jenina Sorenson
When the rain brings your in for PE and you share your space you do a little improvising. The 4th graders took to learning about coding. They even had the opportunity to code the Sphero. This little guy will do what the students tell it to do.
over 1 year ago, Jenina Sorenson
Kerry White
Cutting requires eye-hand coordination, fine motor strength, and a whole lot of concentration!
over 1 year ago, Kerry White
Kerry White
Playing in puddles and making memories.
over 1 year ago, Kerry White
Maria Downs
The kindergarten took a mini field trip next door to view part of the Open Spaces installation.
over 1 year ago, Maria Downs
Maria Downs
The kindergarten took a mini field trip next door to view part of the Open Spaces installation.
over 1 year ago, Maria Downs
Maria Downs
Kindergarten colored in their first attendance challenge word! They celebrated with a popcorn party! Now on to the next word and another party. You can help your kiddo out by making sure your kiddo is here everyday and on time!
over 1 year ago, Maria Downs
Kerry White
TK enjoyed observing and releasing a walking stick!
over 1 year ago, Kerry White
Mrs. Whitney Giffin
First Graders and Ms. London experiencing Nick Cave's Hye Dive art installation. This exhibit is located next to our school in The Hope Center's building (a former church). The exhibit is open to the public for viewing Tuesday- Sunday 10am-6pm through October 29th.
over 1 year ago, Mrs. Whitney Giffin
Kerry White
Playdough! It's an age-old favorite of kids and adults alike. For young children, it is also an important tool in helping strengthen finger muscles. Fine motor skills are crucial when it comes to writing and drawing, tying shoes, buttoning buttons, etc. Read more about the power of playdough from the National Association for the Education of Young Children. https://www.naeyc.org/our-work/families/playdough-power
over 1 year ago, Kerry White
Whitney Giffin
The art class this year gets to explore the magical rainforest as they work. The imagination of a person is at its peak while they are this age. Even the 4th graders get into the decor, lights, and rainforest-inspired music and sounds.
over 1 year ago, Whitney Giffin
Kerry White
TK students are ready to learn! They have all been on time to school 9 out of 10 days this year!
over 1 year ago, Kerry White
Kerry White
TK students are working hard on learning to write their names.
over 1 year ago, Kerry White
Kerry White
TK students are working hard on learning to write their names.
over 1 year ago, Kerry White
Jenina Sorenson
We have been learning about personal space in PE. Today we used hula hoops to represent our personal space.
over 1 year ago, Jenina Sorenson
Jenina Sorenson
The Ice Cream Man paid a visit to HLA! We had 100% attendance. That means every student TK-4th grade was present at school today.
over 1 year ago, Jenina Sorenson
Kerry White
TK has earned a popcorn party by coloring in a letter for each day everyone arrived on time!
over 1 year ago, Kerry White
Jenina Sorenson
Do you know that children and adolescents should do 60 minutes (1 hour) or more of physical activity daily? Let's get our kids out and moving by doing some of these activities together: * bike riding * walking * running * dancing * playing tag, soccer, basketball
over 1 year ago, Jenina Sorenson
Jenina Sorenson
Parents and Family don't forget that Back to School Night is tomorrow night August 22nd. We are looking forward to seeing all of you at HLA.
over 1 year ago, Jenina Sorenson
Whitney Giffin
HLA Back to School Night-August 22nd!!!
over 1 year ago, Whitney Giffin
Whitney Giffin
Principal, Ms. London greeting our students!
over 1 year ago, Whitney Giffin
Whitney Giffin
We are ready to HOP into the new school year!
over 1 year ago, Whitney Giffin
Annelise London
HLA serves grades K-4 and is now enrolling for the 2018-19 school year. Contact us today to find out how to reserve a spot for your child.
over 1 year ago, Annelise London
Annelise London
Do you know a child who is 4, and will be 5 by October 1st? HLA has open seats in our Transitional Kindergarten class! Our TK program has a strong emphasis on social skills and kindergarten-readiness. Call us for more information.
over 1 year ago, Annelise London
Annelise London
Please join us at The Hope Center Summer Family Fun Fest on June 19. See you there!
over 1 year ago, Annelise London
Hope Leadership Academy
Families! A quick reminder that open enrollment began March 1st. Spots are filling fast! Get your enrollment form in ASAP!!!
almost 2 years ago, Hope Leadership Academy
Hope Leadership Academy
ENROLLMENT FORMS ARE DUE!! Families, enrollment forms are due tomorow, March 1st for the 2018-19 school year. Return your forms tomorrow to reserve your spot.
almost 2 years ago, Hope Leadership Academy
Hope Leadership Academy
We’re extremely sorry for the confusion this morning. Please be safe this morning.
almost 2 years ago, Hope Leadership Academy
Hope Leadership Academy
After receiving word from our bus company, WE WILL NOT HAVE SCHOOL TODAY
almost 2 years ago, Hope Leadership Academy
Hope Leadership Academy
School will be in session today.
almost 2 years ago, Hope Leadership Academy
Hope Leadership Academy
Due to icy road conditions, classes will be canceled tomorrow, Wednesday, February 21st. Stay safe.
almost 2 years ago, Hope Leadership Academy
Hope Leadership Academy
Due to weather conditions, SCHOOL IS CANCELED TODAY, FEBRUARY 20th.
almost 2 years ago, Hope Leadership Academy
Hope Leadership Academy
Due to road conditions and weather, HLA will be closed today, February 5th. Please be safe.
almost 2 years ago, Hope Leadership Academy
Hope Leadership Academy
Tonights board meeting has been canceled due to weather.
almost 2 years ago, Hope Leadership Academy
Hope Leadership Academy
School board meeting tomorrow, January 22nd at 6:30PM at Hope Leadership Academy.
almost 2 years ago, Hope Leadership Academy
Hope Leadership Academy
NO SCHOOL - Friday, January 12th. School will resume Tuesday, January 16th.
almost 2 years ago, Hope Leadership Academy
Hope Leadership Academy
Check out the MAP Comparison results! http://5il.co/2ld5
almost 2 years ago, Hope Leadership Academy
Hope Leadership Academy
Happy New Year!!! We want to remind you that students are due back on January 8th. Attendance is VERY IMPORTANT please be present and on time. Happy 2018!
almost 2 years ago, Hope Leadership Academy
Hope Leadership Academy
Early Release Fridays: Starting tomorrow, September 1st, students will be dismissed at 1PM every Friday for the remainder of the school year. If you have any questions, please contact the school.
over 2 years ago, Hope Leadership Academy
Hope Leadership Academy
Early Release Fridays! Friday, September 1st, students will be released at 1PM. This will occur every Friday for the remainder of the year. Students will be released at 1PM starting Friday, Sept. 1.
over 2 years ago, Hope Leadership Academy
Hope Leadership Academy
Family Fun Festival Come out Wednesday, July 5 between 5PM and 8PM to celebrate with The Hope Center and Hope Leadership Academy! Join us at 2800 E. Linwood Blvd for games, food and music.
over 2 years ago, Hope Leadership Academy
Hope Leadership Academy
Don't forget! Field day is Thursday, June 15th at Blue Hills park located at 53rd and Brooklyn. If you would like to volunteer, please call Mrs. Ellis (816-921-1213). Have fun and stay cool.
over 2 years ago, Hope Leadership Academy
Hope Leadership Academy
Last Day of School Families, our last day of school is Friday, June 16th. As we approach this date, I would like to say that it has been an honor serving you and your student. See you next year!!
over 2 years ago, Hope Leadership Academy
Hope Leadership Academy
School resumes tomorrow! Looking forward to finishing the year strong with your student in attendance. Contact your childs teacher and ask about end of year celebrations and activities.
over 2 years ago, Hope Leadership Academy
Hope Leadership Academy
HLA IS GOING TO THE ZOO! Free for students and chaperones! Students need to wear their school shirt and comfortable shoes!
over 2 years ago, Hope Leadership Academy
Hope Leadership Academy
SPREAD THE WORD! HLA has a few seats left for the 2017-18 school year. Tell your neighbors, family and friends before the seats are gone. Hurray before they're gone!
over 2 years ago, Hope Leadership Academy
Sean Saunders
It's time to re-enroll! If you haven't returned your enrollment form for the 2017-18 school year, please do so ASAP! Spaces are filling fast.
over 2 years ago, Sean Saunders
Sean Saunders
MAP Testing! It's that time of the year where our 3rd and 4th graders take the MO state assessment known as the MAP test. Please make sure that your student is well rested and on time to school.
over 2 years ago, Sean Saunders