Leaper Ledger

September 7, 2018 Newsletter

Upchurch Elementary School

8686 S. 165th Street

Omaha, Nebraska 68136

Phone: 402-715-7150

Fax: 402-715-7170

Website: http://upchurch.mpsomaha.org/

Twitter: @UpchurchElem

School Hours:

Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday - 8:30 a.m. - 3:45 p.m.

Wednesday Only - 8:30 a.m. - 2:15 p.m.

Principal: Susan Anglemyer

Secretary: Diane Barron


Millard Superintendant: Jim Sutfin
Millard School Board Members: Dave Anderson, Mike Kennedy, Amanda McGill Johnson, Stacy Jolley, Mike Pate, Linda Poole, Patrick Ricketts


Vintage Financial Group

Oakview Barnes and Noble

Gitt Construction & Gitt Real Estate

Hy-Vee - 180th and Q

Green Beans Coffee

Runza - 168th and Harrison

Farmer's Insurance

Code Ninjas

PBiS Skill of the Week - Playground Equipment Rules

Be Safe: Wood chips stay on the ground.

Be Safe: Tag or chase can be played on the blacktop or field area.

Be Safe: Stairs and ladders are for climbing up.

Be Safe: Poles and slides are for going down.

Be Safe: Slides - Sit down, feet first, one at a time and move away from the bottom quickly.

Be Safe: Tunnels are for crawling through only.

Be Safe: Monkey Bars - One at a time, arm hang only and move in one direction.

Upcoming Events

Friday, Sept. 7 Millard South Dance Team Tailgate Party @ Buell Stadium 5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. See more information below

Monday, Sept. 10 Friday, Sept. 14 Red Ribbon Week

  • Monday - Follow your dreams, make smart choices. Wear your PJs to school.
  • Tuesday - Turn your back to bullies. Wear your clothes backwards.
  • Wednesday - United we leap! Wear Leaper colors or gear.
  • Thursday - Sock it to Drugs. Wear crazy socks.
  • Friday - Team up. Wear your favorite team gear and red ribbon bracelet.

Tuesday, Sept. 18 PTA Meeting 6:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

Thursday, Sept. 20 Two 4th Grade Classes - Ms. Machuca and Mrs. Raber to Lincoln 8:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Thursday, Sept. 20 Kindergarten Transition Meeting for August 2019 Kindergarten Parents 6:30-7:30 p.m. at Ackerman Elementary, 5110 S. 156th St. See more information below

Friday, Sept. 21 Two 4th Grade Classes - Mrs. Gunter and Mrs. Wilson to Lincoln 8:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Tuesday, Sept. 25 Kindergarten Transition Meeting for August 2019 Kindergarten Parents 6:30-7:30 p.m. at Abbott Elementary, 1313 N. 156th St. See more information below

Wednesday, Sept. 26 Upchurch Shopping Day at 180th and Q HyVee - Click Here for Coupon

Friday, October 12 PTA Fun Run

  • 8:40 a.m. - 9:40 a.m 4th Grade
  • 9:40 a.m. - 10:40 a.m 5th Grade
  • 10:40 a.m. - 11:40 a.m. 3rd Grade
  • 12:45 p.m. - 1:45 p.m. Kindergarten
  • 1:45 p.m. - 2:45 p.m. 2nd Grade
  • 2:34 p.m. - 3:45 p.m. 1st Grade
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Please Label Your Child's Clothing

Please label your child clothing with the last name on the tag of the clothing. Items in the Lost and Found are donated to a non-profit organization at designated times throughout the year. We want to make sure your items get back to you before this donation.

Clothing Donations Needed for the Health Room

We are in need for both girls and boys elastic top pants in smaller sizes for kindergarteners through third graders to keep in the health room if pants become to wet to wear. If you would like to donate some pants, please send them to the office.
Pop Tab Donation

Upchurch will be collecting pop tabs for the Ronald McDonald House Charities. Send any pop tab donations with your child to school. Click here to download and view the below information on pop tab donation.

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Watch Dog Sign Up Form

Click here to download and print the below Watch Dog form.

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PTA Fliers

Click here to download and print PTA Fliers.

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Box Tops

Click here to view and download Box Top information and collection sheets.

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Yearbook Order Form

Click here to download and print the Yearbook Order Form.

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