03/13/2020 Newsletter

FROM THE PRINCIPAL’S DESK SPEED LIMIT: Just a friendly reminder of the speed limit on Eisenhower Drive is now 20 miles per hour. STATE ASSESSMENTS: The Kansas State Assessments will continue for students in grade 3, 4, 5, and 6. State assessments will continue until the end of April. It always helps performance if the students get plenty of rest and are encouraged to do their best on the tests. So far results on the early testing have been pretty Read more

03/06/2020 Newsletter

FROM THE PRINCIPAL’S DESK REPORT CARDS: Report cards will be going home on Wednesday, March 11th, 2020 SPRING BREAK: Spring Break will begin on March 16th and last the entire week. School will resume at the normal time on Monday, March 23rd, 2020. 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

02/28/2020 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

02/21/2020 Newsletter

FROM THE PRINCIPAL’S OFFICE EES KINDERGARTEN ROUNDUP: Kindergarten Roundup is scheduled for Monday, March 2nd, 2020. 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 2020/2021 school year. There will be time to sign up for the kindergarten screen scheduled for Friday, May 1, 2020. If you know of a family that might have Read more

02/14/2020 Newsletter

REGIONAL WRESTLING: USD 211 will be dismissing school at noon on Friday, February 21st, 2020 for regional wrestling. We will start serving lunch at 11:00. Buses will run at noon. Norton is hosting a regional wrestling tournament at Stull gym starting Friday afternoon and all day Saturday. LUNCH CHANGE: On Friday, February 28th there is a change on the menu. The cafeteria will be serving Fish squares instead of the BBQ sandwiches. PARENT / TEACHER CONFERENCES: There will be no Read more

01/31/2020 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

01/24/2020 Newsletter

FROM THE PRINCIPAL’S DESK KANSAS’ BIRTHDAY: Kansas Day is Wednesday, January 29, 2020. Kansas will be 159 years old. Have your child/children tell you what they have learned about the State. SCHOOL LOCKDOWN: 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 Read more

1/17/2020 Newsletter

FROM THE PRINCIPAL’S DESK AVERAGE DAILY ATTENDANCE (ADA): School attendance is a very important part of the student’s school record. There is a high correlation between attendance and personal reliability. Regular and punctual attendance by all students is necessary for the proper functioning of the entire school. One of the major causes of failure in school is absenteeism. The average daily attendance for the first semester is as follows: Overall average daily attendance for the first semester was 96.1%. Congratulations Read more

1-10-2020 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 Read more

12-20-2019 Newsletter

FROM THE PRINCIPAL’S DESK EISENHOWER CONNECTION: The next newsletter will be January 10th 2020. REPORT CARDS: Report cards will go out on Tuesday, January 7th, 2020 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 Read more