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Joseph Jewett

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A Letter from the Principal

As the administrative team at Eisenhower Middle School, we are delighted and honored to serve your students this upcoming year. We know that remote teaching and learning is very different from what all of us are used to, but we know that together, we can make it through this and come out the other side.

From our side, all staff are planning and meeting to determine the best way to support your family and your student. Our Student Support Team is gathering resources and making community connections to support your family during this time; our teachers are diving into their curriculum (Math, ELA, and Science have new resources!) to support your child academically, and we are all working to ensure our Mission and Vision at EMS are still achieved.

We know there will be some bumps in the road this year, but we’re ready to face them with you and for you. We ask for grace, but we also ask that you hold us accountable to meeting your child’s individual needs; we ask for your support, but we also know and understand that we are responsible for your child’s education. We won’t let ourselves or anyone without our building escape the responsibility of fostering your child’s academic success.

So whether it is a change in district leadership, a pandemic, social injustice, or a rainy day, we know that we will get through and come out better on the other side. Because Kansas City, KS did not become the city it is by giving up when change occurs. It became the great city it is because of the heart and soul of its people, working together to make the lives of everyone a better place. I hope that as we go through this year, you’ll partner with us the way the city has partnered together, to give your child the education they deserve.

Joey Jewett

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Updated School Board Decision on Re-Entry Plan 2020-2021

Monday, January 4, 2021

  • All school staff to return to classrooms for preparation of in-person learning. Some essential staff will be asked to return even earlier.

Tuesday, January 19, 2021

  • Early Childhood –through 2nd Grade to return to hybrid learning.

Monday, January 26, 2021

  • 3rd Grade to 12th Grade to return to hybrid learning.

Parents who want to opt out of in-person learning will be allowed to select the option to continue with remote learning.


Platform Tutorials

Per parent/guardian request, this Family University presentation was created to assist families with navigating through our current platforms we are utilizing during remote learning.

Please note, once Canvas is fully adopted by the district and integrated with Infinite Campus, then Canvas will take the place of Google Classroom and Zoom.


Mission and Vision

At EMS, our mission is to grow as an interdependent community of learners and ensure all who enter feel safe, respected, and valued.

Our vision is to prepare students for your future through the highest quality education possible.

PBIS Matrix

Eisenhower Middle School Implements PBIS as Our School-Wide Positive Behavior Support Model.

We are striving towards becoming one of the best middle schools in Kansas City.  As we work towards that goal, we are introducing Positive Behavioral Interventions & Supports that include proactive strategies for defining, teaching, and supporting appropriate student behaviors to create a positive school environment.  We invite you to follow the link below to learn more about PBIS and to help us create a wonderful place for our students!

Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports