News From the Nest

White River Elementary September 3rd, 2021

19000 Cumberland Road Noblesville, Indiana 46060

Phone: 317-770-2080 Fax: 317-770-2081

https://www.noblesvilleschools.org/Domain/16

Follow us on Twitter @WHITERIVEREAGLE

Follow us on Facebook @White River Elementary School

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Upcoming Events


8/23-9/7PTO White River Fun Run Fundraiser


9/6 Labor Day- No School


9/8 Late School Start (Buses are 40 mins later than normal and car drop off is from 8:15am to 8:30am)


9/15 Regular Start 7:50am


9/17 Homecoming- Early Release 2:00pm


9/21 PTO Dine To Donate Culvers 5pm to 8pm


9/22 Elearning Day


9/22 PTO Meeting


9/24 Picture Day


9/29 Parent Teacher Conference's Early Release at 11:20am


9/30 Parent Teacher Conference's Early Release at 11:20am

Note From the Principal

Dear Families,


Thank YOU for your generosity throughout the White River Fundraiser. Students will be participating in the FUN RUN Tuesday, 9/7 during related arts scheduled time. Students will run/walk on the soccer field and enjoy a popsicle treat after the event.


This is the FINAL weekend for donations!! We have raised $17,900 so far. Our ultimate goal is $25,000 but we would be over the moon for our PTO to reach $20,000. I know the students are excited to duct tape me to the wall when we reach $20,000! :) If you have not already done so, consider sharing the donation link with family and friends.


Funds raised go directly to our staff and students to enhance learning and provide free PTO events. We are truly grateful for everyone’s support during this time.


Have a fabulous Labor Day weekend!

Notes From the Nurse

*If any household member is getting COVID tested, ALL household students/staff MUST stay home from school until the test results are back.


**Noblesville Schools cannot accept at-home COVID test results.


Immunization Clinic

We’re hosting an immunization clinic at the Noblesville Schools Community Center (1775 Field Drive) on Wednesday, September 15, 2021 from 2-7PM. We will offer the Pfizer COVID vaccine for students and adults (12 years and older).

To participate in the immunization clinic, please sign up here and complete a consent form either online with code IN65942 or by downloading, signing and bringing a hard copy from the links below. Please also bring your health insurance card, if you have one. We will still provide vaccinations for uninsured students.

Elearning

Our next eLearning day is just around the corner on Wednesday September 22nd. If, for any reason, you are unable to secure supervision for your child that day please

call the front office at (317) 770-2080 by September 10th to let us know.



The 2021-2022 eLearning days will be:

  • September 22, 2021

  • November 3, 2021

  • February 9, 2022

  • March 2, 2022

PTO News



Our second PTO General Meeting is scheduled for September 22nd, at 7:30 PM. To be mindful of the value of your evening hours, we are holding this meeting virtually. If you have questions that you'd like to have addressed, please contact whiteriverpto@gmail.com.


In preparation for upcoming conferences, the PTO is asking for donations through our Amazon Wishlist (https://www.amazon.com/hz/wishlist/dl/invite/4X1TKNi?ref_=wl_share) or directly through PayPal (whiteriverpto@gmail.com) to provide lunches for the teachers both conference days.


If you or someone you know owns a local restaurant, and would be interested in making a direct food donation for this lunch or a future lunch, please contact whiteriverpto@gmail.com. Our PTO is a 501c3 organization and all donations are tax deductible.

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The box tops program is digital now! What could be easier, just download the app, shop, scan, and earn money for the school!

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News From Our Student Services Team

Be intentional and attuned


You can nurture your child's mental health by paying close attention to their verbal and nonverbal cues. This helps identify when your child needs support or when they need someone to talk with.


Being attuned to your child means you are consciously aware of your child's nonverbal physical and emotional needs, and respond empathically to meet those needs - children develop a secure foundation from which their mental health can flourish. Children learn best when they feel safe, so teaching them how to identify their feelings will go further if they are safe to express those very feelings. One way to do this is to name and normalize feelings for your child as well as provide space to talk about feelings a child may not completely understand. For example, "It looks like you might be feeling frustrated about what I asked you to do, let's talk about that."


If you would like additional support on how to nurture your child’s mental health at home, please reach out to one of our Student Support Team members Julie Williams, Kaley Billick, or Megan Thomas.

Community News






Fall / Winter Swim Lessons (K-8) @ NHS

Click here for more information


White River Sports Basketball

Registration now open



Miller Mall Homecoming Pop-Up Shop

Wednesday, September 8th (3-7pm)

Noblesville Schools Community Center (1175 Field Drive)

or shop millermall.org



Boys & Girls Club of Noblesville

Click here for after school care registration information.


Join the Cub Scouts.

Click here for more information:


Books Build Bridges is a community read program hosted by Hamilton East Public Library

Connecting Communities Through Reading:

Reyna Grande, author of bestselling memoir, The Distance Between Us

Duncan Tonatiuh, illustrator of several award winning children's books

Click here for more information


Noblesville Wellbeing Survey

The city of Noblesville is conducting a wellbeing survey.

Please click here to complete the survey.


Noblesville Learn to Swim

For more information on swim lessons click here.