December Events

posted Dec 4, 2017, 11:51 AM by Jennifer Swindler   [ updated Dec 4, 2017, 11:57 AM ]

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- The end of 2nd quarter is near. Check out our December events so that you don't miss anything.

12/6    PTO meeting 5:30
12/11  Board of Education mtg 7pm at WMS
12/13  Caught Doing Good Lunch
12/15  End of 2nd Quarter
12/18-1/2 Winter Break
1/3     Classes resume - 3rd Quarter begins

November Events

posted Oct 31, 2017, 7:00 AM by Jennifer Swindler   [ updated Nov 2, 2017, 1:31 PM by Vanessa Roe ]

- Get your calendars out and pencil in some time for East End Elementary.  Here are few dates for your November calendar.

11/1  Late Arrival
11/2  Parent/Teacher conferences
11/5  Daylight Savings - set clocks back 1 hour
11/6  Attendance Incentive 4-5:30
11/6-10 Book Fair
11/8  PTO meeting 5:30pm
11/9   Picture retakes
11/10 Veteran's Day Program 10:00-11 am 
11/10 Interims go home
11/14 Donuts with Dad 8:15-9am
11/22-24  Fall Break - no school
11/27 BOE meeting 7pm at Holmes Elementary
11/28 Caught Doing Good Lunch
11/30 Art Club with Mr. Davis

Attendance Matters

posted Oct 31, 2017, 6:53 AM by Jennifer Swindler   [ updated Oct 31, 2017, 6:54 AM ]

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- Every day and on time is the goal!  Did you know that students who miss school in kindergarten and 1st grade mave have trouble reading by the end of third grade. Whether the absences are consecutive or not, excused or not, they add up quickly and can cause your child to fall behind their peers in school. You can learn more about the impact of attendance in elementary grades with the infographic* below by


posted Oct 31, 2017, 5:43 AM by Jennifer Swindler   [ updated Oct 31, 2017, 5:44 AM ]

- Wednesday 11/1 is a late arrival Day.  And don't forget that Daylight Savings ends this weekend. Set your clocks back 1 hours on 11/5!

Homecoming 2017

posted Oct 5, 2017, 9:58 AM by Jennifer Swindler   [ updated Oct 5, 2017, 10:01 AM ]

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- All students are invited to ride the East End PTO float.  Meet at the circle in front of the Middle School at 5:45 PM.  The Parade begins at 6 PM.

Children must be accompanied by an adult throughout the whole parade. Students will ride on a wagon. Adults will walk BEHIND the wagon and not beside. Wear your East End Choose Kind t-shirt or something orange and black.

Don't forget to come to the Band Boosters' 61st Annual Chili Supper on Friday from 4-6:30 PM in the HS Auditeria and stick around for our Homecoming Football game against Goshen.

Go Cane!

Picture Day

posted Oct 5, 2017, 9:50 AM by Jennifer Swindler

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 - October 10th is picture day at East End. Packets were sent home in September. You can also pay online ahead of time at the link included here.


posted Aug 28, 2017, 5:19 AM by Jennifer Swindler   [ updated Aug 28, 2017, 5:21 AM ]

- Be sure to read our Newsletter for all the latest information on Fire Safety, Free and Reduced Lunch, Walk/Ride to school day, Kindergarten Parent Night, Homework Club, and more! 

Back to School Information

posted Jul 25, 2017, 5:47 AM by Jennifer Swindler   [ updated Jul 25, 2017, 5:53 AM ]

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-  The first day of school is August 16th*! We're looking forward to another great year at East End and we can't wait to get started.  Here are some important dates you'll need to know:

August 14th - Open House from 5-7 p.m. Come meet the teachers, check out your classroom, see from old friends and make some new ones!  We'll have Kona Ice on hand to help you cool off - prices vary $2 - $5 .

*Kindergarten Staggered Start:
Wednesday, Aug. 16th Last names starting with A - L
Thursday, Aug. 17th Last names starting with M - Z
Friday, August 18th ALL Kindergarten students

School Hours:
School day starts at 9:15 and ends at 3:50
The building opens at 8:50 for students.

School Supply List 2017-18

posted Jul 25, 2017, 5:23 AM by Jennifer Swindler

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- The new school year is just around the corner.  Here is your East End school supply list so you can gear up for a great year!

East End's Buddy Bench

posted Jul 25, 2017, 5:20 AM by Jennifer Swindler   [ updated Jul 25, 2017, 5:20 AM ]

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Now this is awesome! Thanks to our talented art teachers, Mr. Davis (Denver/EE) and Mr. O'Connell (EE/Holmes), we have a Buddy Bench at East End! Brought to the elementary buildings by our District Autism Team, the purpose of the bench is to help students who may lack social skills and have a hard time in unstructured/social situations. 

The Peer Autism Team will be trained to be "ambassadors" and when they see someone on the buddy bench, they will go try to invite them into an activity. All 3 elementary buildings will have a buddy bench and will spend the first three days of school explaining the purpose and expectations. It's a great way to encourage kids to reach out to each other... whether a student is new to the school and hasn't made friends, is uncomfortable meeting new kids, shy about joining in the fun, or struggling with the unstructured/social setting on the playground. Here's to a better future for all our kids!

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