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Volunteer Application Form
Prime Time Handbook
SNAP Portal  
BVAC Winter Flyer
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For additional flyers and activities please see the district flyers link above. 


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  • January 16th - January 20th 

    January 16th: 

    • No School

    January 17th: 

    • D Day Specials Rotation

    January 18th: 

    • A Day Specials Rotation

    January 19th: 

    • B Day Specials Rotation
    • PTA Meeting & 3rd Grade Performance @ 7:00

    January 20th: 

    • C Day Specials Rotation


     **Don't forget to check out the district flyers link to see all of the opportunities available for students and families in the Blue Springs School District.


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Welcome to William Yates Elementary

The mission of the William Yates Elementary School

 Empowered children today, powerful leaders tomorrow."


The Leader In Me 
The Leader in Me is an innovative, school-wide model that emphasizes a culture of student empowerment and helps unleash each child’s full potential. Applying The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People, teachers and students internalize timeless leadership principals that nurture the skills students need for success in the 21st century.


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WYE Important Dates

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Our Staff

Jan Castle, Principal
Cari Eikel, Secretary
Julie Welding, Receptionist 
Tracy Kempf, Counselor
Becky Weger, Health Aide
Nancy Grashuis, Heath Aide 

Building and School Hours

3600 Davidson Road
Independence, MO 64055
School Hours:
9:15 a.m. -4:05 p.m.

Office Hours:
Mon-Fri 8:30 a.m.- 4:30 p.m. 
School Lunch Times:
Kindergarten: 11:55-12:15
1st Grade: 12:05-12:25
2nd Grade: 12:20-12:40
3rd Grade: 12:30-12:50
4th Grade: 12:45-1:05
5th Grade: 12:55-1:15
(816) 874-3799


Car riders may enter the building at 8:55 am daily. Please refrain from bringing your students any earlier, as we do not have supervision prior to 8:55 am. If you have questions about drop-off or pick-up traffic flow, please contact the school office at 816-874-3740