ES Family News

January 21, 2022

Character Word for January: KINDNESS

Please join us, as Eastside students and staff study the word: KINDNESS


Kindness is the quality of being warm-hearted and considerate and humane and sympathetic..

We will be reading The Power of One: Every Act of Kindness Counts by Trudy Ludwig and Mike Curato.

Kindness Week : January 24 - January 28

We will be celebrating Kindness Week at ES starting Monday, January 24th through Friday, the 28th! The district's theme is Mission: Kindness.

Monday, Jan. 24th: Wear YELLOW to Brighten Someone's Day

Tuesday, Jan. 25th: Wear CRAZY SOCKS Because We Are Kindness Crazy

Wednesday, Jan. 26th: Wear ORANGE to Show Kindness Enthusiasm

Thursday, Jan. 27th: 100th Day of School - Dress like a little ol' lady or little ol' man! OR - wear 100 things (hair clips, pom poms, etc.)

Friday, Jan. 28th: Wear RED to Spread Some Love

2021-2022 Yearbook Order

Hey Eastside Families!


COST: $25


Last day to pre-order a yearbook will be Jan. 30th.

Extra yearbooks will be limited, so the best way to ensure your child receives a yearbook is to order before Jan. 30th.


Online order: https://yearbookforever.com/

Birthday Celebrations at Eastside

Every birthday is special! You are welcome to send nonfood items (erasers, pencils, bookmarks, etc.) to celebrate your child’s actual birthday, but we must reserve store bought food items for our monthly party. Please help us by not asking to send food items on other days! This is in accordance with Section 5.02.04 of the Arkansas Nutrition Standards Rules. Classroom teachers and school newsletters will give more information monthly.

January Birthdays will be celebrated on January 28th.

February 1st - Spring Picture Day

We will take Spring pictures on Tuesday, February 1st.


Only students with order forms & money (exact change or check) OR those who have

pre-paid online will take pictures on this day.

(Pictures will start first thing in the AM, so please SEND the money and/or pre-pay & make sure you're on time!)


If you want to pay ahead and order online - click HERE!

Picture Day ID: EVTRWW8WM

WE LOVE YOU, Mrs. Malham!!

Help us celebrate Mrs. Malham and all that she does for our students. Mrs. Malham is FANTASTIC with meeting the needs of all of our students; from lunch bunches, weekend meals, someone to teach coping strategies to supporting military families - she does it all! Help us celebrate her the week of February 7th - February 11th..

Valentine & Birthday Celebrations - Monday February 14th

We will have our Valentine & Birthday Celebrations of Monday, February 14th. Your child's teacher will send home information regarding party details!

*If you need assistance providing class valentines, please let your child's teacher know or call the school office.

NO SCHOOL - February 21st

There will be NO SCHOOL on Monday, February 21st in observance of President's Day.

Bus Driver Appreciation Day - February 22nd

Help us thank our FANTASTIC school bus drivers on Tuesday, February 22nd! These men & women get our kids to and from school safely each day. We are so thankful.

Jackets, Coats and Sweaters, OH MY!

Jackets, Coats and Sweaters - OH MY!

Losing your clothing makes us cry!


Parents - please help us by labeling your student(s) outerwear gear. We know as the temperatures get cooler, students will have these items with them, and we don't want them lost! Thank you for your help!

Upcoming January & February Dates:

January 24th - 28th: Kindness Week (see info above for dress up days)

January 28th: Birthday Celebrations

February 1st: Spring Pictures (more info above)

February 11th: National School Counselor's Day

February 14th: Valentine & Birthday Celebrations

February 21st: No School

February 22nd: National School Bus Driver Appreciation Day

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