Events & Webinars

Please join us for one of our upcoming events or webinars. Click on the listing to take you to additional information & sign-up for each individual event.

MVPS Events – October 2014

JOCO Mom’s Night Out – Thursday, October 2nd – Johnson County Area
‘nRich & Learn Events – Friday, October 3rd – Johnson County Area
Walter’s Pumpkin Patch – Wednesday, October 8th – Wichita Area
Weston Red Barn Farm – Thursday, October 9th – Kansas City Metro
Schaake’s Pumpkin Patch – Friday, October 10th – Lawrence, KS
‘nRich & Learn Events – Friday, October 17th – Wichita Area
The Sound of Music – Friday, October 24th – Wichita Area


JOCO Mom’s Night Out – Johnson County Area

Moms – are you looking for a fun night out? Join MVPSers at the Wolf Creek Art Studio. You will enjoy designing your own mosaic frame and connecting with other MVPS moms.

Thursday, October 2, 2014
6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.

Wolf Creek Art Studio
18465 Pflumm Rd, Bucyrus, KS, United States

Cost: Free

Limited space available

Register Here

‘nRich & Learn Events

Students and Learning Guides are invited to be ‘nRiched! Join us monthly in NE Kansas and Maize for a Friday Enrichment Program. Students will be ‘nRiched by diving into an art project or enrichment class, while Learning Guides enjoy an engaging speaker and/or activity of their own!

Who: Students AND Parents/Learning Guides
Where: Maize & NE Kansas
When: Monthly

Johnson County Area

Parent Session: Getting the Hang of It All
Lisa Beach and the MVPS Team

Join other MVPS Parents as we get to know each other and share our best tips on teaching at home. Bring your favorite time saving or organizing tip. Parents will enjoy coffee and treats while learning from each other.

Student Sessions: Science Activities – Animal Populations & Habitats – All Grade Levels
Melinda Holmes and Team

Come join us for fun science activity! Our young scientists will be actively involved in a deer population simulation. They will be learning about the essential components of habitats and looking at the limiting factors that affect populations. Students will create graphs showing the data and carefully interpret and analyze their results

Friday, October 3, 2014 – Johnson County Area
9:45 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Westside Family Church
8500 Woodsonia Dr. Lenexa, KS 66227

Cost: Free
Register Here


Wichita Area

Parent Session: True Learning
Karen Podschun

Parents will talk about how to lead a student to DEEP and meaningful learning in all areas, with added focus on math. This will pertain to learners of all ages.

Student Session: Science Activities with Leaf Man
Lori Andersen & Suzanne Wandling

Students will be inspired by Leaf Man, then explore Fall leaves and create their own Fall Leaf Project.
***Students will bring 3-5 Leaves & a magnifying glass

Session 2: Students and Parents will explore the Forest and enjoy making scientific observations.

Friday, October 17, 2014
9:45 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Clearwater Starwoods Camp Facility

Cost: Free
Register Here

MVPS Pumpkin Patch Events

Families are invited to join us at a Pumpkin Patch event.

Walter’s Pumpkin Patch – Wichita Area

Join us for a day at Walter’s! Families will enjoy a ride out to the pumpkin patch, where they will choose their own pumpkins. Then they will experience activities such as the Human Gerbil Wheel, Jumping Pillows, and the Boo Underground Slide. You are invited to enjoy lunch on your own; bring a sack lunch or purchase at the concession stand.

Wednesday, October 8
9:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

9:30 Check in / Wagon Ride to the Pumpkin Patch
12:00 PM Lunch in the Pavilion

Walter’s Pumpkin Patch
10001 NW U.S. Highway 77
Burns, Kansas 66840

Cost: Free
Register Here

Weston Red Barn Farm – Kansas City Metro

Join us for a day at the Weston Red Barn Farm! Students will enjoy a hayride, learn about the pumpkin and choose a pumpkin of their own to take home. A tour of the farm animals will complete the day.

* Bring your own lunch to picnic on the grounds.

Thursday, October 9, 2014
10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Weston Red Barn Farm
16300 Wilkerson Rd. Weston, MO,

Cost: Free
Register Here

Schaake’s Pumpkin Patch – Lawrence, KS

Explore Schaake’s Pumpkin Patch with MVPS Families. Activities include pick-your-own-pumpkins, a hayride, a hay maze, farm animals for viewing, and a photo area. Each student will enjoy a hayride to and from the pumpkin patch where they can pick their own pumpkin. Families are invited to bring a sack lunch to enjoy at the patch.

Friday, October 10, 2014
10:45 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Schaake’s Pumpkin Patch
1791 N 1500 Rd, Lawrence, KS

Cost: Free
Register Here

The Sound of Music – Wichita Area

CYT is performing The Sound of Music in Wichita, with the help of MVPS students! Join us for a fantastic performance and support our students as well.

Friday, October 24, 2014
9:45 a.m.

Isley Traditional Magnet School
5256 N. Woodlawn Blvd
Bel Aire, KS 67220

Cost: Free

Limited tickets available, please enter the number of people attending in the signup genius.
Register Here

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