Eastside: The Greatest School

"No one ever made a difference by being like everyone else."

Week of May 6th

Eastside Mission & Vision

Our mission is to build a strong educational foundation while meeting the unique needs of our students.

Working in partnership with the community, Eastside Elementary will provide all students:

  • A collaborative team of professionals who are committed to improve their practices, so that all students learn at high levels

  • A safe, positive, and inviting learning environment

  • An engaging and challenging curriculum focused on essential academics and life skills

  • Individualized and timely support that provides students with what they need to succeed

We Appreciate You!

Happy Teacher and Staff Appreciation Week!

Make sure to go in the lounge today! It has been updated to provide a calming space for all of you! Special thanks to the staff that stayed Friday night. Some stayed as late as 10:30 PM!!!


You will be treated all week!

Monday -Sonic Drinks from PTO

Tuesday- Mexican Meal from PTO

Wednesday - Meal provided by Crosspoint Baptist Church

Thursday - Dessert bar from PTO.

Friday - We celebrate Nurse Leah for Nurse Appreciation!


Great job last week with all our visitors in the building! Sheridan was very impressed with all of your work! Mr. Alex and Education Northwest were all complimentary of you as well!


*3rd, 4th, and 5th grade take the MAP test Monday through Wednesday of this week. Remember to be respectful during testing in hallways and interruptions :)

*During this week, you can choose to let your Balcony Person that you have been cheering them on this year. You could do this with a simple email, note, or small gift.

* DI Jean week fundraiser - You may pay $5 a day or $15 for the week. Pay Mrs. Patty Monday morning.

* Please take the EES staff survey. It should take just a few minutes. This will help everyone provide input.

* SIT will meet throughout the week!

* Yearbooks have arrived! Mrs. Cardin will be handing them out starting Thursday.

* Don't forget to vote for the PTO officers. A Google form was sent out last week.

* I will be sending out an end of year checklist this week. Let me know if you have questions!

Details for the Week

  • Monday
  • 3rd, 4th, and 5th grade will be dismissed to the lobby at 7:45 AM!
  • 3rd - 5th grade - MAP Reading Test at 8:30
  • PROWL for grades K-2
  • Block change: 1st grade at 8:25- 9:15 and 5th grade at 1:30 - 2:20
  • 3rd - 5th relay teams practice at GHS track this afternoon. 12:45 - 2:15
  • DRA for fourth and fifth grade kids happen this week.
  • DIBELing 3-5 happens this week. See Mrs. Manning's email for more info.
  • Tuesday
  • 3rd, 4th, and 5th grade will be dismissed to class at 7:50 AM.
  • PROWL for grades K-2
  • 3rd - 5th grade - MAP Math Test at 8:30
  • Block change: Kinder at 8:25 - 9:15 and 5th grade at 2:20 - 3:10
  • 5th grade tour at GMS will start at 1:00. We will need time for them to be in the lobby for the ceremony prior to loading the bus. For this reason, 5th grade will swap lunch times with 4th grade only on Tuesday. 5th grade lunch at 11:40 - 12:10 and 4th grade lunch at 12:20 - 12:50. 4th grade recess will have ten minutes of recess prior to lunch and take the other ten minutes after lunch.
  • Wednesday
  • 3rd, 4th, and 5th grade will be dismissed to class at 7:50 AM.
  • PROWL for grades K-2
  • 3rd - 5th grade - MAP Language Test at 8:30
  • K-2 relay teams practice at the GHS track in the morning 8:30 - 10:00
  • Block change: 1st grade at 8:25- 9:15 and 5th grade at 1:30 - 2:20
  • Team Meetings: We will finish up class sorts, begin MAP reflections for 3-5, and work on AIPs for K-2. Support staff will not meet this week.
  • Thursday
  • Follow the block schedule for track and field days. https://docs.google.com/document/d/1hCyOkXRH_nPKOYBH2UQ_qRZI5w7iaOM-OPE1-FPqqyo/edit?usp=sharing
  • If you have T&F or picnic on those days then you will NOT go outside for morning block.
  • Kinder Track and Field
  • 4th Grade Picnic
  • 3rd Grade TAG field trip
  • Friday
  • Follow the block schedule for track and field days. https://docs.google.com/document/d/1hCyOkXRH_nPKOYBH2UQ_qRZI5w7iaOM-OPE1-FPqqyo/edit?usp=sharing
  • If you have T&F or picnic on those days then you will NOT go outside for morning block.
  • 1st Track and Field
  • 3rd Grade Picnic
  • Grades 3-5 Talent Show Tryouts

Volunteer Breakfast - Thank you everyone for bringing your items!

Paint Party

Toad Suck Tinkerfest! Thank you Mrs. Havens for leading this project!!!

Important Dates (Refer to our EES 2018- 2019 Year at a Glance Calendar in Google Drive)

I have updated the EES Calendar at a glance with lots of new upcoming dates.


https://docs.google.com/document/d/1mctVbY_WO6ShInOLO1DDWRaAqLgR7zzv8h0Zs9bO4Qk/edit?usp=sharing