EBE Home Connections

June 1, 2020

"So, what's the plan?"

Believe me, we are all waiting and wondering what structure or framework things will look like in August/September and beyond. The following message was delivered by Maurene Stanton, Executive Director of Human Resources, on May 22. As a point of emphasis I am including that message and two valuable links as I know we are all wondering and trying to wrap our minds and hearts around what is to come. ~ Mr. Hanzeli


Stanwood-Camano School District

Family Communication
May 22, 2020

The Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction (OSPI) Creates Committee to Research School Options for Re-opening

Many families have asked about what school will look like next year. OSPI has formed a work group of 120 stakeholders to discuss how and when to reopen schools. The district will follow the guidance from this work group.

If you would like to learn more about this group click on this link: Reopening Schools.

If you would like to see the examples of options for reopening click on this link: Examples for Consideration

Stanwood Middle School Registration for Elger Bay Grade 5 Students

The following is a follow up message from Stanwood Middle School regarding class registration for next year. Grade 5 families who have not yet registered, please go to the following link:

Stanwood Middle School Registration for Current Fifth Grade Students

Counselor's Corner - Mrs. Mati

Hello Elger Bay Explorers,

Wow, it’s hard to believe that it is June! Before long summer will be here. As we head into June and summer, I want you all to know that I miss seeing everyone at school and hope you are all doing well, working hard, and having fun, too! For June, the elementary school counselors in our district have put together some more activities for you on Clever. Included will be a short book list for summer reading and videos of books being read aloud. You will not even need to have the book on hand to hear the story! Like last month, you can find these June resources on Clever in the “Social and Emotional” folder. Again, the activities we share are 100% optional and meant to be fun and helpful. No need to stress over anything that we share and please reach out if you do have any questions.

Take care,

Mrs. Mati

P.S. I've included a link for a fun scavenger hunt activity for you to do at home. Keep up the good work learning and practicing how to express your feelings!

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Above and below you will see many 4th graders who participated in this grade level activity in during which they were able to create their own avatar at pixton.com (leading to many great writing opportunities). How many of the grade 4 classmates do you think you can identify?
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One PTA Officer Still Needed

The following message comes from our wonderful PTA president, Elizabeth Butler. If you might be interested in what she is asking, please give her a call. Even if you don't have much experience, the team will be happy to coach and help you get oriented. ~ Mr. H.

Dear Elger Bay Families,

The PTA is still short on its board for the 2020-21 school year. As of right now the board is made up of the following:

President: Elizabeth Butler

Vice President: Brandy Siddique

Secretary: Suzanne Hiatt

Membership: Roxanne Cardon

We are in need of a Treasurer.

The duties of the Treasurer are:

· Keeping the budget/books up to date

· Writing checks

· Depositing money

· Setting up and breaking down a register at events where it is needed.

· Attending General and Board meetings and trainings

This list can be intimidating, but there will be help and training available. We are a team and we will all help each other. We need to fill this position or we will be unable to host events, assemblies, or help teachers or families with field trips, or supplies.

If you would like to be a part of the PTA Board or have questions please email ebeptapresident@gmail.com

Thank you,

Elizabeth Butler

Here is an inspiring feature that appeared in our local newspaper recently. So proud of Atlas. He represents well the many fantastic students of Elger Bay Elementary.

2020 - 2021 Kindergarten (and ALL NEW STUDENTS) Registration Available ONLINE

ONLINE Kindergarten Registration is OPEN NOW. Please spread the word with friends and family who may be registering their first child for kindergarten at Elger Bay Elementary. This online registration may be used for other new students to our school district.


Virtual Tour of EBE for Incoming Kinder Students

Click this button to take a virtual tour of our fabulous school campus. It is designed primarily for incoming kindergarten students, but if you will be new to Elger Bay next year at another grade, it is a great chance to see our beautiful school.

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Need Tech Support?

Begin by Emailing your teacher. It may be as easy as a code that is needed, so start with an EMail to your teacher and/or Mr. Blom ( kblom@stanwood.wednet.edu ) to see if it can be resolved easily.

If you continue to have issues, please contact our Technology Help Line at 360.403.3966

Regular Hours

Monday - Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Meal Program Update

SCSD is now offering weekend grab and go meals in addition to our regular meal distribution. On Fridays, all children will receive weekend meal packs that contain 3 lunches and 3 breakfasts.

Elger Bay Elementary is one of the district distribution sites. Please visit the school district website for locations. Meals are free to all children ages 0-18 regardless of income. We encourage you to take advantage of this program made available to our community.

Still Not Internet Connected?

If you are someone who would like to be connected but still need internet access, please consider the following:

1. Is there cell phone service available for your home location?

Meaning, if someone has a cell phone where your children would learn, could they get service?

2. Do you know if that potential cell service works with a Verizon or TMobile phone?

3. If you answered YES to both of those and you need supports, I can get you on a waitlist for mobile hotspots.

If this describes your circumstance and you otherwise have no access to WiFi, please Email Mr. Hanzeli (vhanzeli@stanwood.wednet.edu ) at your first convenience and we will get you on the list to potentially receive a hotspot.

Access Tutorial for SeeSaw, Google Classroom, Clever

For those still needing some assistance getting connected with SeeSaw, Google Classroom or Clever CLICK ON THE BUTTON for some visual supports.

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