Family News from the Nest

English Landing Elementary School

Friday, September 9, 2016

What's Happening at the NEST?

PTA Fundraiser Begins Next Week: September 12, 2016



Tuesday, September 13, 2016: English Landing Family Bike Night 6pm to 7pm

{Bring your bike, helmet, and family to ride your bike on the

English Landing playground and bus loop.}


Friday, September 16, 2016: Students Notified of First Semester Student Leadership Jobs!


Friday, September 16, 2016: PTA Popcorn Friday! (50 cents)

Park Hill Elementary Progress Report and Report Card Change of Practice

During the 2016-2017 school year Elementary Progress Reports and Elementary Quarterly Report Cards will be sent home (electronically through e-mail) to families. If a family does not have an e-mail then a paper copy of this information will be sent home in back pack mail.


In the past school years, ALL English Landing students received a Progress Report or Midterm Report each quarter. During the 2016-2017 school year Elementary Progress Reports or Midterm Reports will only be sent to families with students who are not making expected progress.


First Quarter Progress Report Date: Friday, September 9, 2016


First Quarter Report Card Date: Friday, October 21, 2016

Repeat: Park Hill School District Spelling Bee Information Meeting

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Repeat: Save the Date! Bike Night!

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Please Review: Image & Contact Opt Out Process

We recently shared in the English Landing Back to School Family Newsletter the steps families need to take if you want your child to be included on the Image and Contact Information Opt Out List.


In the upcoming weeks, the English Landing PTA will organize a 2016-2017 School Directory to publish. This 2016-2017 School Directory will include family contact information (student name, parent name(s), address, phone number, e-mail) unless a family completes a 2016-2017 Park Hill School District Image/Contact Information Opt-Out Form. *Form available on the English Landing School website under Parent Resources.


2016-2017 Park Hill Parent/Student Handbook Reference (Pages 8-9):

Throughout the school year, the Park Hill School District and/or English Landing might take pictures or video and release personal information about students for promotion.


Examples might include but are not limited to:

· A special event or program at a school might be covered by a newspaper or television station, resulting in student interviews and pictures.

· Award-winning students might have their names and photos published in a local newspaper, a school newsletter, the districts “First Hand” e-newsletter, the districts “Park Hill Connection” newsletter or on Park Hill TV-Channel 18.

· The district or school might post pictures of school activities on webpages and social media.


If you do not want your child’s image or information used, please contact the English Landing office at 359-4370 to complete a Park Hill School District Image/Contact Information Opt-Out Form. *Form is also available on the English Landing School website under Parent Resources.

2016-2017 Elementary School Hours

8:20am First Bell Rings and Students Go To Grade Level Classroom

8:40am Tardy Bell Rings and School Officially Begins

3:30pm Evening Dismissal

Save the Dates: 2016-2017 Park Hill Elementary Early Release Dates

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Park Hill STAR Awards

Park Hill Star Award


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 form below. It asks you to share how your nominee demonstrates our district values of continuous improvement, high expectations, integrity, visionary leadership and student focus. You can also share how your nominee supports the goals in our district’s strategic plan.

Please nominate a Park Hill Star today!

Park Hill Star nomination form

English Landing Elementary School - Building School Improvement Focus Areas

District Vision

Building Successful Futures - Each Student - Every Day

English Landing Vision

Our vision is that all English Landing students will meet grade level expectations and demonstrate responsible citizenship.

English Landing Values

1. We will embrace a welcoming climate.

2. Safety will be a priority.

3. Students and staff will strive for excellence.

4. We will promote collaboration and community involvement.

5. Our school will model life skills.

6. Diverse cultures will be respected.

7. We will practice positive communication.

8. Our school will encourage leadership.

English Landing Strategic Focus Areas

Academic

Climate

Employee