East Elementary School

"Expecting Excellence Every Day"

Coming Events

Aug. 20th - Skating Party

Aug. 24th - Birthday Breakfast

Aug. 29th - Back to School Bingo

Aug. 31st - NO SCHOOL - Closed for professional development

Sept. 3rd - NO SCHOOL

Sept. 4th - Lunch Visitors Allowed

Welcome New Staff

Ms. Blake joins our East Family as a First Grade Teacher

Ms. Blake joins our East Family as a First Grade Teacher

Miss Sherbahn joins our East Family as a Resource Teacher

Miss Sherbahn joins our East Family as a Resource teacher.

Picture Day

Picture Day is Wednesday, Aug. 22nd

Flyers will be sent home soon!

If you would like to purchase pictures online you can order at: mylifetouch.com

The Picture Day ID: HM078014Y0

Skating Party

Skating Party

Monday, Aug. 20th 6pm-8pm

Come out and have fun with your friends while skating!

Anderson Roll Arena

2711 Broadway Anderson

Admission: $3.00

Skate Rental: $2.75

Proceeds Benefit East Elementary

Davis Dynamite Dudes and Divas After School Groups

The first 9 weeks Mrs. Davis' group will be for girls in grades 3-6 and the topic will be on How to Be a Friend. The group will meet from August 29th - October 3rd on Wednesdays from 3:35pm-4:35pm in Mrs. Davis' office at East Elementary. If you have any questions contact Mrs. Davis at ldavis@smcsc.com or 779-4445 ext. 3007. There are also forms available in the office.

Back To School Bingo!!

Mom and Me Bingo is Back!

Save the Date: Wed August 29th @ 6pm

Check in begins at 5:45pm

More information to come home soon!

Pendleton's Children's Choir

Interested in Pendleton's Children's Choir click here for more information.
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Pendleton Swim Club

Make A Splash with PSC!

Does your child love to swim? Are you looking for an encouraging environment where he or she can get involved in a lifetime sport? Competitive swimming is a fun activity that has countless health and social benefits.

Pendleton Swim Club is accepting new members for the Fall/Winter season! Tryouts are on August 20th and 21st from 6:00-7:30 pm at the PHHS pool. Please bring your child prepared to get into the water, and also bring his or her birth certificate for USA Swimming registration. Further information about our club can be found on www.pendletonswimclub.org.

Parent Expectation Letter for Physical Education Class

Please read Mrs. Denny's letter for more information.

Champions 101 Sports Parenting Workshop Coming to Pendleton Heights

More information here

Outfitters Block Party & Fireworks

Saturday, September 8th 6pm-11pm

Fireworks at 10:45pm

$5 per person - 2 & under FREE

Linnie B's Laundromat Parking Lot



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Wanted School Bus Drivers

Driving a school bus is a part-time job, requiring up to 2.75 hours in the AM and up to 2.75 hours in the PM. The school corporation provides support and paid training to help candidates meet the requirements for becoming a certified school bus driver. Substitute bus drivers are especially needed, with the possibility of qualified persons to obtain a regular route within the corporation. Current substitute bus driver rate is $17.90 per hour. Requirements: Must hold, or be willing to obtain, a Class B Commercial Driver’s License (CDL), a Passenger Endorsement, a “S” Endorsement (school bus), and an air brake endorsement.

Please contact Candy Stewart for more information.

South Madison Community School Corporation

203 S Heritage Way

Pendleton, IN 46064

765.778.2152 Ext. 1016

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Important Policies and Procedures


  • It is important that students be at school every day and on time. If your student will be late or will not be at school, please call the office by 9:00 a.m. at 765.779.4445 x3100. If you have not called in, the attendance dialer service will call you to inform you that your student is not at school and that we have not heard from you. To avoid a call, please call your student in.
  • If your student arrives after the 8:30 bell or if you need to pick up your student early, please come into the office to sign him or her in or out. Photo ID is required to sign out a student. Only those people listed on the students’ Parent Portal will be allowed to pick up the student.
  • Missed Calls from East Elementary: We understand your concern, but if you have a missed call from East, please do not call the office back as we will not know who called you. If Nurse Day calls due to an illness, she will leave a voicemail.




Arrival—8:10 a.m.

Bus rider students will be dismissed from the busses at 8:10 to enter the building.

Stay-in-Car students will be dropped off at the front doors at 8:10.

Dismissal—3:25 p.m.

Bus rider students will be dismissed to the buses at 3:25

Stay-in-Car students will be dismissed at the front doors at 3:25.


  • Breakfast is served each morning from 8:10 a.m.—8:25 a.m. for those students who have pre-paid or have free/reduced lunch status.
  • Lunch visitors are always welcome starting September 4th.


Student Lunch Hours

Kindergarten: 10:25

1st Grade: 10:45

2nd Grade: 11:00

3rd Grade: 11:15

4th Grade: 11:40

5th Grade: 12:10

6th Grade: 12:40

All About East

Principal - Mr. Andrew Kruer (akruer@smcsc.com)

Assistant Principal - Mr. Brandon DeHart (bdehart@smcsc.com)