3-8-19 Newsletter

FROM THE PRINCIPAL’S DESK REPORT CARDS: Report cards will be going home on Wednesday, March 20th, 2019 SPRING BREAK: Spring Break will begin on March 11th and last the entire week. School will resume at the normal time on Monday, March 18th, 2019. HEALTH CLASS: The 1-6 grade students will soon begin the health curriculum with units on Human Sexuality. The 1st graders will review the names of the basic body parts. They will also be able to identify male Read more

3-1-19 Newsletter

FROM THE PRINCIPAL’S DESK STATE ASSESSMENTS: Just a reminder that State Assessments will be continuing in the next couple weeks. It is important for parents to send their child to school during this time to take the tests. Encourage your child to take the test serious, and do the best they can. This is an important part of the school year and we want the students to feel refreshed, relaxed, and confident of their ability to be successful on these Read more

2-22-19 Newsletter

FROM THE PRINCIPAL’S OFFICE EES KINDERGARTEN ROUNDUP: Kindergarten Roundup is scheduled for Monday, March 4th, 2019. This meeting is for parents only. At 5:00 PM. there will be a meeting in the cafeteria with Mr. Roy, the school nurse, and kindergarten teachers going over what the expectations will be for the 2019/2020 school year. There will be time to sign up for the kindergarten screen scheduled for April 26th, 2019. If you know of a family that might have a Read more

2-15-19 Newsletter

FROM THE PRINCIPAL’S DESK PARENT / TEACHER CONFERENCES: There will be no school on Wednesday, February 20th, 2019, at Eisenhower Elementary. Parent / Teacher conferences will be held this day for students in grades EC-6.  Please be sure to make child care arrangements this day. ALL parents are invited to visit with the classroom teacher but CONFERENCES WITH ALL PARENTS WILL NOT BE SCHEDULED. If the teacher wishes a conference, he/she will be contacting you. This contact may be by phone or letter. A time which is compatible with your schedule and Read more

2-1-19 Newsletter

FROM THE PRINCIPAL’S DESK SCHOOL ABSENCES: Thank you to all the parents who call the school office when your child is ill or going to be out of town. This phone call allows the secretary more time to deal with other school procedures. You may be calling for one or two children, but the secretary may have to contact as many as 20 or 25 homes to determine where the child(ren) are that have not been called in by a parent. We thank you Read more

1-25-19 Newsletter

FROM THE PRINCIPAL’S DESK KANSAS’ BIRTHDAY: Kansas Day is Tuesday, January 29, 2019. Kansas will be 158 years old. Have your child/children tell you what they have learned about the State. SCHOOL LOCK-DOWN: In the next couple of weeks, Eisenhower Elementary will conduct a lock down procedure with the students and staff. The school practices fire drills monthly and tornado drills four times a year to help ensure that our students know what to do in emergency situations during the school year. If Read more

1-18-19 Newsletter

FROM THE PRINCIPAL’S DESK JANUARY INSERVICE: On Monday, January 21st, 2019, the district will have an in-service for all staff members. There will be NO SCHOOL for students on this day. This is an early reminder so childcare arrangements can be made. School will resume on Tuesday, January 22nd, at the regular time. EARLY DISMISSAL: Norton will be hosting a LEAGUE wrestling tournament on Friday, January 25, 2019. It begins at 1:00 in the afternoon. School will be dismissed for students at 1:00 on that Read more

1-11-19 Newsletter

FROM THE PRINCIPAL’S DESK WELCOME BACK: It is wonderful to be back to school working with your children. The school looks forward to a great second semester of school activities. During the second semester of school, we will be spending time with the students preparing them for the State assessments we are required to take. As the semester progresses, this newsletter will provide more detailed information on what parents can do to help students prepare to take the tests, and when the tests Read more

12-20-18 Newsletter

FROM THE PRINCIPAL’S DESK EISENHOWER CONNECTION: The next newsletter will be January 11, 2019. REPORT CARDS: Report cards will go out on Thursday, January 3rd, 2019 CHANGE OF ADDRESS/PHONE NUMBER: During the school year, it is possible that some families may change home address or phone numbers. When this happens it is important to update the school office with these changes. There have been some occasions in the past when we have tried to contact parents and we did not have current phone Read more

12-14-18 Newsletter

FROM THE PRINCIPAL’S DESK WEATHER: We are in the winter months and we would like to remind parents to send children to school dressed appropriately. Gloves and hats in cold weather are important for students before and after school, along with going out to recess. A person loses almost half their body heat through their head. CHRISTMAS BREAK: A reminder that on Thursday, December 20th, 2018, school will dismiss at 2:30 to begin the Christmas break. SEMESTER: The second nine Read more