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Announcements - Elwood Elementary

Week of February 19, 2018


K-2     7:50 -2:20

Preschool AM - 8:00 - 11:00 

Preschool PM - 8:45 - 2:45

Daycare will be open during normal hours - 6:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.                                                         

Our lunch menu will be on the website and will be sent home monthly.
Please note the times for lunches this year: (Recess will be after lunch.)
Kindergarten: 11:00 – 11:30
Full Day Preschool & Daycare: 11:15 – 11:45
First Grade: 11:30 – 12:00
Second Grade: 12:05 – 12:35
Lunch Prices: $2.60
Reminder: All preschool children must eat school lunch due to licensing.

Thanks to all who donated items or came in for our Valentine’s parties last Wednesday! Whew, what fun!

School Will Be Open:
School will be in session Monday, February 19th (Presidents’ Day). This will be our makeup day!

All Pro Dads’ Breakfast:
It’s time for our dads to join us for our “All Pro Dads’ Breakfast” Tuesday, February 20th at 7:00 a.m.

American Flags:
Some members from the Anderson Noon Exchange Club will be giving each first grader a small American flag Thursday, February 22nd. This is something they do annually for our first graders.

Bunny Sales:
We HAVE to send our bunny order numbers in Monday, February 19th! Please turn in all orders to Mrs. Groover right away. If you forgot to send yours, we will have to have it first thing Monday morning or it would help if you email Mrs. Groover with the amounts needed this weekend! Thank you for your support! We can’t do it without YOU!

Some of you have asked about EES shirt sales. The last set of shirts will no longer be ordered (except for the few she has on order sheets now), but the design will be put on a second style of shirts soon. We will have a one time order for the new shirts and will get the forms to you when they are ready to go.

Baseball Sign-Ups:
Baseball Sign-Ups: Sign-ups will take place for baseball for 5-12 year olds on Feb. 20th, 22nd and 28th at the Elwood Elementary School cafeteria from 6:15 - 8:15 each evening. Please use the small cafeteria door by the entrance at door 5 off of North J Street. For more information, call 765-635-6635.

Softball Sign-Ups:
They will be having sign ups at the Elwood City Building for softball on the following dates:
Feb 1, 2018- 6pm-8pm
Feb 7, 2018- 6pm-8pm
Feb 10, 2018-8am-12pm
Feb 21, 2018-6pm-8pm
These are the only scheduled sign-up times and you will need to come to one of these dates to sign your child up. Girls ages 3-18 and boys ages 3-5 are eligible to play. For more information, call 765-635-7489.

Dental Exams for Our Students:
The Dental Safari will be at Elwood Elementary March 14th and at Elwood Intermediate School March 15th! This is a chance for cleanings and dental check-ups! Students on Medicaid will be covered and those with other insurance options may use their insurance cards. They also have a 1/2 off cash option for anyone who does not have dental insurance available to them. Everything will be done in their mobile van! If fillings are needed, the dental van will come back on another day to do those! What a great opportunity! Forms will be coming home soon!

YMCA Open Swim Options:
Ready to jump in the pool? The YMCA has partnered with the school system to offer open swim opportunities! There are 1, 3 and 6 month options for $20, $56 and $108 respectively. There are also swim lessons available. For more information, call the YMCA at 552-9808!

Don’t forget to purchase your yearbooks soon as we do not purchase many extras! The cost is $12.00 and they will be delivered in May.

Read Across America Week - Dress Up Days:
Monday, Feb. 26th - Farmer Day or Wear RED Day!
Tuesday, Feb. 27th - Ugly Tie Day or Be BLUE Day!
Wednesday, Feb. 28th - Western (Cowboy) Day or Go GREEN Day!
Thursday, March 1 - Senior (Elderly) Day or Pick PURPLE Day!
Friday, March 2 - Superhero Day or RED, WHITE & BLUE Day!

Read Aloud Day:
Mayor Todd Jones and some other city officials will be coming to read to our children Wednesday, February 28th beginning at 9:00 a.m. in celebration of “Read Across America” Week!

Online Lunch Accounts:
You may view your lunch accounts and pay online at https://family.titank12.com.

Online Daycare/Preschool Accounts:
Daycare and preschool payments may be paid online at https://parentportal.runsandbox.com/.

Background Checks:
We are changing our system to have more safety for our children. The program is called Safe Visitors Solutions. We will require parents who plan to visit for 8 hours or less to scan your driver’s license for a security check. We are encouraging parents to obtain the “expanded background check” for $16.95 which will last for five years and you may volunteer and visit more than 8 hours! Go here to sign up: https://secure.safevisitorsolutions.com/Safe/Volunteer/000988/VOLUNTEER

Do You Need Additional Assistance?
Please call 765-552-4562 to speak with Trisha Sullivan, Health Access Worker at St.Vincent Mercy Hospital if you need assistance with:
· Finding a doctor
· Applying for health coverage (Medicaid, HIP, Medicare, HHW)
· Applying for public programs (Food Stamps, TANF, Social Security, WIC, Breast and Cervical Cancer Program) or Connections to other community resources and agencies for assistance.  Health Access Workers are here to help you with all your needs. When you come into the hospital or doctor's office for services, be sure to let the staff know you are  working with Trisha Sullivan. That way, we can better serve you by working together as a team to help you remove any barriers to you and your family’s health.

Update on Immunizations:
Every child (K-12) must have 2 Varicella (chickenpox vaccines) by the beginning of next school year. Please check with your family doctors or Mrs. Bock if you are not sure about your child’s immunizations. You may also want to check on Hepatitis A for your little ones at home.

Internet Essentials:
Internet - Some of you were asking about the Internet Essentials program that allows parents of children on the free or reduced lunch plan to qualify for this internet program for $9.95 a month. You may also take advantage of buying a low-cost computer and receive Internet training at no additional charge. The number to call is 1-855-846-8376.  Hope that helps!

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    • Central Office

      Elwood CSC
      1306 North Anderson St.
      Elwood, IN 46036

      Chris Daughtry, Superintendent
      Tel: 765-552-9861
      Fax: 765-552-8088
      Hours: 7:30AM-4:30PM

      High School

      Elwood Jr.-Sr. HS
      1137 N 19th St.
      Elwood, IN 46036

      David Retherford, Prin.
      Tel: 765-552-9854
      Fax: 765-552-1044
    • Intermediate

      Elwood Intermediate
      1207 N 19th St.
      Elwood, IN 46036

      Teresa Boucher, Prin.
      Tel: 765-552-7378
      Fax: 765-552-2017


      Elwood Elementary
      940 N 19th St.
      Elwood, IN 46036

      Bev Groover, Prin.
      Tel: 765-552-7381
      Fax: 765-552-2826

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