East Elementary School

"Expecting Excellence Every Day"

Coming Events

Oct. 2nd - Grandparents Night

Oct. 4th - Book Fees Due

Oct. 4th - Reading Camp-In

Oct. 7th - Oct. 11th - Fall Break

Oct. 16th - Picture Re-Take Day

Oct. 17th-18th Growth & Development

Oct. 18th - Kindergarten Field Trip to Lark Farms

Oct. 19th - Boo Bash @ 5pm

Oct. 24th - 5th Grade to Anderson Symphony 9:15am-11:00am

Oct. 24th - 1st Grade Music Program

Oct. 25th - Birthday Breakfast

Oct. 25th - Box Top Deadline

Grandparents Night - Calendar Change!!

Grandparents' Night is on Wednesday, October 2nd!

K, 2nd, 4th & 6th grade from 5-6pm and 1st, 3rd & 5th grade from 6-7pm with fun activities in the classroom during that those times!

The Book Fair will be open from 4:30-7:30 pm and the Good's Ice Cream Truck will be here as well - only $4 for a serving of delicious ice cream! Kona Ice Truck will be also be here!!

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Book Fair

Kindergarten-4th Grade will go during their library special area time.

The following classrooms will go during their recess time:

Monday - Kroft

Tuesday - Brown & Matlock

Wednesday - Franklin

Thursday - Cromer & Hart

Boo Bash

Saturday, Oct. 19th


Food, games, trick or treating and raffle

Wear your Halloween Costume!!

Flyers will be sent home next week!

For more information check the East Volunteers Rock page on Facebook!

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Penny Wars

Penny Wars is back! Bring in your change all next week to vote for your favorite Super Reader shirt!!

Fall Break

Enjoy your Fall Break!

Oct. 7th - 11th

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2019-2020 Textbook Fees

You may pay with cash, check, money order or debit/credit cards in the office. You can also pay with echeck/credit cards by accessing EFunds on the Parent Portal. If you pay by debit/credit in the office or through EFunds there is a small fee. The due date is Oct. 4th

Kindergarten: $142.64

1st Grade: $110.98

2nd Grade: $104.91

3rd Grade: $135.90

4th Grade: $141.23

5th Grade: $166.18

6th Grade: $156.40

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Student Council

Persephone Atkinson, Adelin Blake, Lachlan Brown, Reyce Cleveland-Smith, Gisele Cook, Isla Dannelley, Erin Davis, Kody Day, Barrett DeVault, Graycen DeVault, Nolan Dujmovich, Wyatt Elijah, Emerson Ehrgott, Colton Fulk, Elijah Gallegos, Hendrix Gerard, Andrew Hernandez, Max Hineman, Lucy Howell, Lillian Johns, James Johnson, Kaytlinn Johnson, Mia Leyva, Kaylee Oliverio, Aiden Paul, Ava Reed, Logan Romine, Jamison Smith, Ava Stafford, Taylor Sturgeon, Madison Teague, Mackenna Tooke, Ellie Warfel, Whitney Waterman, Wyatt Waterman, Isaac Weaver, Joel Weaver, Jordan Weaver,
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Mr. Kruer and Libby enjoying a game of Jenga!

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School Closed or Delayed Information

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Lunch Visitor Procedures/Times

  • Lunch visitors arriving before the beginning of the lunches will be asked to wait in the office or the lobby until the start time and then meet their student at the cafeteria.
  • If visitors are planning to stay for multiple lunches and there is a gap between start times, please return to the office or lobby and wait until the next lunch begins before returning to the cafeteria.
  • Any outside food should be brought for your student only. Please do not bring in extra food to share with other students.
  • To protect student rights, cell phones are prohibited from being used to video or photograph students.
  • A designated table for lunch visitors may be setup. Visitors and their student only may be asked to sit at this table.
  • 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 3rd.

  • Student Lunch Hours

    Kindergarten: 10:25

    1st Grade: 10:45

    2nd Grade: 11:00

    3rd Grade: 11:15

    4th Grade: 11:40

    5th Grade: 1:00

    6th Grade: 12:35

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.

Important Policies and Procedures

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.

  • 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 x 3100. 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.

Community News


Outfitters 13th Annual Block Party will be held on Saturday, September 28th from 6 - 10 pm.

The Block Party will be held in downtown Pendleton on the corner of State Street and Pendleton Ave. in the Linnie B's Parking Lot.

Admission is $5 (3 years old and under are FREE)

Enjoy activities for the entire family. Kid & Teen Zone, Gaming Truck, Food Truck, Live Band & Fireworks

For more information or updates please visit our website at www.outfittersclothes.org

Pendleton Music Academy

Do you have a child interested in music? Please call Pendleton Music Academy at (765)608-7432 for more information about private music lessons. Pendleton Music Academy is also the home of The Pendleton Children’s Choir, which is open to any child grades 1-6 who loves to sing. Please call us for more information or email Mr. Gallion at the middle school for details dgallion@smcsc.com.

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YMCA Basketball

Click here for more information about the YMCA basketball programs:

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 $18.25 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

All About East

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

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