Family News from the Nest

English Landing Elementary School

Friday, November 16, 2018

25th Anniversary Time Capsule Burial: Staff Ceremony

The English Landing staff met early this morning to bury the 25th Anniversary Time Capsule. This Time Capsule will be ready to OPEN in Fall, 2043. Included in this Time Capsule are artifacts that were collected from each classroom during our 25th Anniversary Assembly and also photos from the 25th Anniversary Assembly. Eagles always SOAR!

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What's Happening at English Landing Elementary School?

Monday, November 19, 2018

  • Second quarter midterms sent home with students

Midterms are shared as a communication update when a student isn't making the expected academic or behavior progress. Not all students will receive a second quarter midterm.

Tuesday, November 20, 2018

  • English Landing Spirit Day-Wear Sweats (Getting ready for Thanksgiving Feast!)

Wednesday, November 21, 2018

  • No school-Thanksgiving break

Thursday, November 22, 2018

  • Happy Thanksgiving! No school-Thanksgiving break

Friday, November 23, 2018

  • No school-Thanksgiving break

Monday, November 26, 2018

  • English Landing SPIRIT Day! (Wear EL Spirit Wear or EL school colors red, white, blue)

CELEBRATING Park Hill Academic Achievement Week

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CELEBRATING Learning at English Landing!

English Landing has been CELEBRATING learning during Park Hill Academic Achievement Week! Each grade level posted learning CELEBRATIONS achieved during this first semester of the school year. THEN each student in the grade level posted an individual learning CELEBRATION. Please be sure to read these CELEBRATION displays the next time you are visiting English Landing.

Eagles always SOAR!

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Did YOU know that English Landing has a Facebook Page?!? Be sure to click the link below to follow us on Facebook. We frequently share updates and pictures throughout the week!
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PTA Reflections Program! Due by December 1, 2018

We're so excited about the PTA Reflections Program this year, and seeing all of the talented

art skills of the English Landing Eagles.

Submissions are due by December 1.

Additional info can be found at

Please email any questions to Laura Yates at"

Eagles always SOAR!

Looking at OREO Cookies in a NEW way!

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Earlier this week, first grade students in Mrs. Thompson's class worked on sharing their opinion in written form. Here is a FUN way to organize your thoughts to share an opinion.

It just happens to also make Eagles think of OREO cookies.

Eagles, It is COLD Outside!

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The Park Hill guidelines for outside recess is if the real temperature or "feels like" temperature is 20 degrees or higher, then we will go OUTSIDE for recess. Eagles LOVE outside recess! PLEASE help us by labeling your child's coat(s) with his/her first and last name. THANK YOU! We return items to students that are FOUND in the Lost and Found area when a name identifies the owner. Thanks so much for your help!

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Park Hill STAR Awards

The Park Hill School District has a STAR Award for employees. Our employees are the reason we are so successful here in the Park Hill School District, and we would like to recognize them for all they do for our students.That is why we present the Park Hill Star award once a month to a pre-K or elementary teacher, a secondary teacher and a support employee.

Anyone can nominate an employee for this award by using the Link below:

Eagles SOAR in Music Programs!

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Remaining 2018-2019 Evening Music Programs at English Landing

Third Grade: December 13, 2018

Second Grade: February 7, 2019

First Grade: March 5, 2019

Kindergarten: April 11, 2019

Reminder: Exterior Doors are LOCKED During the School Day

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Remaining Elementary Early Release Dates in 2018-2019

Mark your calendars for the Elementary Early Release Days throughout the 2018-2019 school year where elementary schools in Park Hill dismiss at 1:30 pm:

  • Thursday, December 13, 2018
  • Thursday, January 10, 2019
  • Thursday, February 7, 2019
  • Thursday, March 7, 2019
  • Thursday, April 11, 2019
  • Thursday, May 9, 2019

Career Share: Schedule a Classroom Visit!

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Parental involvement in your child’s classroom is one of the leading factors in raising self-esteem and academic achievement. This can go beyond attendance at Parent and Teacher Conferences or attending family nights at English Landing. We want to see you at a Career Share Classroom Visit!

Each of our English Landing families are unique ---with their own talents. Career Share is an opportunity for every child at English Landing to showcase THEIR family to their classmates. Career Share is an amazing opportunity for you to visit our classroom. Your involvement will not only make their day, but provide another opportunity for you to partner with English Landing and your child’s education.

Right now, this Career Share Sign Up is for classroom visits in October, November, and December. Second Semester Career Share Sign Up times will be shared in December. Your classroom teacher will be sending the link to sign up.

Our goal is to have EVERY student have a member(s) of their family come share in our classroom about their job and careers. It truly means the world to our Eagles.

Making a Transportation Change or Attendance Update?

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English Landing is an AVID School!

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Sprigeo was created so that people would feel safer at school. When a person really needs help we hope you will send in a report. You can also download the app from the App Store or Android Marketplace.

People use Sprigeo to report:

  • Safety threats, bullying, harassment or intimidation at school
  • Safety threats, bullying, harassment or intimidation outside of school
  • Cyber Bullying
  • Friends who talk about hurting themselves
  • Fights, weapons at school

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 1-800-273-8255

For more information please go to Sprigeo Site for English Landing Elementary

English Landing Eagles Always SOAR!

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Celebrating Birthdays at English Landing!

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Celebrating Student Birthdays: (Park Hill Parent/Student Handbook pages 37-38):

We are happy to celebrate student birthdays and half birthdays (if your child has a summer birthday) at English Landing! To protect the health and safety of our students, families may bring pre-packaged treats to school to share with classmates. In order to address any known allergy concerns, a label listing ingredients should be affixed to the package. Due to allergies and other food intolerances, please consult with your classroom teacher before the pre-packaged treats are brought to school. As a healthier alternative, Park Hill Food Service offers a variety of nutritious treats that may be purchased.

At English Landing we need your HELP! Many birthday treats arrive at the beginning of the school day which provides us time to review the class list regarding food allergies or food intolerances, however, many other birthday treats arrive during lunch and often right at the same time the treat needs to be distributed to students. PLEASE plan on arriving earlier for lunch (at least 15 minutes) to give us time to check the pre-packaged treat ingredients with the students in the classroom who have food allergies or food intolerances. Our school nurse, Mrs. Kimbrel, and office staff, Mrs. Stevens, Mrs. Wood, or Mrs. Scott, will help with this process so when the lunchroom staff teachers distribute the treat in the cafeteria, additional steps have been taken to ensure we are protecting the health and safety of our eagles.

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