Mrs. Mills's Third-Grade Class Featured on KMBC-9 News - Link to Donating Included (PLEASE SHARE)
Lansing Elementary School is a great place to learn and grow, but there's one problem: the playground is not accessible to all of our students. We have several students who use wheelchairs or walkers and cannot play on the playground because the substrate is made of rubber chips, making it impossible for them to play in that area. They can also not use most of the playground equipment because they have ladders or stairs.
This has not gone unnoticed by the students, and Mrs. Mills's third-grade class came to her for help in fixing the problem. She presented them with a challenge to develop a dream playground that would be accessible to all of the students at Lansing Elementary. With the help of our STEM teacher, Mrs. Suzanne Phillips, the students designed a playground with five pieces of equipment that would allow all of the students to play together.
The class was featured on KMBC-9 after presenting their plan to the Lansing USD469 Board of Education and the response was positive. Students are now looking for donations to help make the playground a reality. With your help, we can create an inclusive playground that will bring joy and excitement to all of our students, regardless of their abilities. Click here to view the story on KMBC-9 News.
Your donations will go towards purchasing accessible playground equipment and the installation of a safe surface for all of our students to enjoy. We are looking to raise enough money to make the playground a reality. Donors will be recognized by name at our monthly school board meeting that is streamed to the community. Please make a note if you would like your donation to be anonymous.
Together, we can build a truly inclusive playground that is accessible to all students at Lansing Elementary School. Thank you in advance for your generosity and support!