East Elementary School

"Expecting Excellence Every Day"

Coming Events

Sept. 25th - Parent Teacher Conferences.

Sept. 27th - Parent Teacher Conferences

Sept. 28th - Birthday Breakfast

Sept. 28th - 4th Grade Field Trip to Lucas Oil

Oct. 1st-5th - Friends For Paws Fundraiser

Oct. 1st-5th - Book Fair

Oct. 3rd - Grandparents Night K, 2, 4 & 6 5-6:30

Oct. 4th - Grandparents Night 1, 3, 5 & REACH 5-6:30

Oct. 8th-12th - Fall Break

Oct. 17th - Picture Retake Day

Oct. 19th - Birthday Breakfast

Oct. 19th - Report Cards Published

Student Council Members 2018-2019

3rd Grade Representatives:

Hailey Powers Lilly Cottrell & Persephone Atkinson


4th Grade Representatives:

Hendrix Gerard Ava Reed & Sophia Sorrells


5th Grade Representatives:

Isaac Weaver & Hunter McCord


6th Grade Representatives:

Jacob McKee & Alex Driver


Machiah Baker, Lilie Bledsoe, Lily Blosser, Lachlan Brown, Cade Burkhardt, Max Cesnik,

AJ Chaplin, Erin Davis, Kody Day, Grayson DeVault, Colton Fulk, Lucas Graves,

Max Hineman, Kaytlinn Johnson, Mia Leyva, Quinn Keegan, Kaden Kendall, Kennedi McClain, Evan McKinney, Adalynne Main, Gabe Martin, Makayla Morrison, Baleigh Norman,

Pete Schmitt, Taryn Shepard, Langston Smallwood, Ava Stafford, Jacob Talbot,

Aubree Warfel, Whitney Waterman & Nathan West

Transportation Changes

Please write a note to the teacher & bus driver if there are any changes to your student's dismissal plans. If there is an emergency change, please phone the office by 2:30. Please do not leave a voicemail about transportation changes. We can not guarantee we will have time to listen to the message before dismissal.

How South Madison Schools prepare for bad weather

School Closing and Delay Information please click here.

Welcome to East Elementary's Grandparents' Night!

We will hold our annual Grandparents' Nights on the following nights:

October 3rd - K, 2, 4, 6

October 4th - 1,3, 5, REACH

5:00pm-6:30pm


Check out the link here for information

Support Those That Support East!

Parent Teacher Conferences

Parent Teacher Conferences are Tuesday, Sept. 25th from 4:00pm - 8:00pm and

Thursday, Sept. 27th from 4:00pm - 8:00pm.


Mrs. Marcum or Mrs. Hobbs will be in the office during those times if you want to pay book fees or drop off any items.

Art To Remember Fundraiser

Big picture

Support Those That Support East!

Support Those That Support East!

Box Tops

Clip 'em and Bring 'em In!

The top 2 classes with the most box tops will win a pizza party!

The deadline is Oct. 5th.

Support Those That Support East!

Community News

Safe Sitter Certification Course

October 8th, 10 a.m.-3 p.m.

Pendleton Community Library-Children’s Department

Registration deadline is September 28th

Cost: $40

Grades 6-8

Safe Sitter® is for boys and girls in grades 6-8 who are ready to learn the skills they need to care for themselves and younger children.

Space is limited, sign up today!

Register Online or call 778-7527

https://pendleton.evanced.info/signup/EventDetails?eventid=1349

Professor Steve presents: The Science of Frankenstein

Sunday, October 28th at 2 p.m.

Pendleton Community Library- Community Room

Celebrate the bicentennial of Mary Shelley’s book Frankenstein with Professor Steve’s new show: The Science of Frankenstein.

As Professor Steve tells the story of Mary Shelley's Frankenstein, he demonstrates many of the concepts found in both the book & the movies, including light, anatomy and electricity. You will be amazed as Professor Steve unleashes the

electrical power contained in Frankenstein's laboratory.

Fun, interactive, educational & great for all ages!

Wanted School Bus Drivers

Driving a school bus is a part-time job, requiring up to 2.75 hours in the AM and up to 2.75 hours in the PM. The school corporation provides support and paid training to help candidates meet the requirements for becoming a certified school bus driver. Substitute bus drivers are especially needed, with the possibility of qualified persons to obtain a regular route within the corporation. Current substitute bus driver rate is $17.90 per hour. Requirements: Must hold, or be willing to obtain, a Class B Commercial Driver’s License (CDL), a Passenger Endorsement, a “S” Endorsement (school bus), and an air brake endorsement.

Please contact Candy Stewart for more information.

South Madison Community School Corporation

203 S Heritage Way

Pendleton, IN 46064

765.778.2152 Ext. 1016

Important Policies and Procedures


  • It is important that students be at school every day and on time. If your student will be late or will not be at school, please call the office by 9:00 a.m. at 765.779.4445 x3100. If you have not called in, the attendance dialer service will call you to inform you that your student is not at school and that we have not heard from you. To avoid a call, please call your student in.
  • If your student arrives after the 8:30 bell or if you need to pick up your student early, please come into the office to sign him or her in or out. Photo ID is required to sign out a student. Only those people listed on the students’ Parent Portal will be allowed to pick up the student.
  • Missed Calls from East Elementary: We understand your concern, but if you have a missed call from East, please do not call the office back as we will not know who called you. If Nurse Day calls due to an illness, she will leave a voicemail.




Arrival—8:10 a.m.

Bus rider students will be dismissed from the busses at 8:10 to enter the building.

Stay-in-Car students will be dropped off at the front doors at 8:10.

Dismissal—3:25 p.m.

Bus rider students will be dismissed to the buses at 3:25

Stay-in-Car students will be dismissed at the front doors at 3:25.


  • Breakfast is served each morning from 8:10 a.m.—8:25 a.m. for those students who have pre-paid or have free/reduced lunch status.
  • Lunch visitors are always welcome starting September 4th.


Student Lunch Hours

Kindergarten: 10:25

1st Grade: 10:45

2nd Grade: 11:00

3rd Grade: 11:15

4th Grade: 11:40

5th Grade: 12:10

6th Grade: 12:40

All About East

Principal - Mr. Andrew Kruer (akruer@smcsc.com)

Assistant Principal - Mr. Brandon DeHart (bdehart@smcsc.com)