East Elementary School

"Expecting Excellence Every Day"

Coming Events

Oct. 22nd- 24th Boys Basketball Camp

Oct. 23rd - Title I Night

Oct. 25th - 1st Grade Music Program

Oct. 25th - Dine and Donate at Greek's

Oct. 26th - 1st Grade Field Trip

Oct. 29th - Boys Basketball Tryouts

Oct. 30th - Boys Basketball Tryouts

Nov. 1st - Spotlight on EES School Board Meeting

Nov. 2nd - Doughnuts with Dads

Nov. 2nd - 2nd Grade Field Trip

Nov. 5th-7th- Girls Basketball Camp

Nov. 5th-9th - Student Council Food Drive

Nov. 7th - Kindergarten Field Trip

Nov. 8th - 5th Grade Field Trip

Nov. 8th - 3rd Grade Music Program

Nov. 9th - Girls Basketball Try-outs

Nov. 9th - Veteran's Day Program

Nov. 12th-20th - Student Council Food Drive

Lunch Visitor Procedures

We are modifying a few of our procedures for lunch visitors, effective Monday after Fall Break. The changes are below:


  • Lunch visitors arriving before the beginning of the lunches will be asked to wait in the office or the lobby until the start time and then meet their student at the cafeteria.
  • If visitors are planning to stay for multiple lunches and there is a gap between start times, please return to the office or lobby and wait until the next lunch begins before returning to the cafeteria.
  • Any outside food should be brought for your student only. Please do not bring in extra food to share with other students.
  • To protect student rights, cell phones are prohibited from being used to video or photograph students.
  • A designated table for lunch visitors may be setup. Visitors and their student only may be asked to sit at this table.

Smencils are Back!

Support the EES Drama Club by purchasing Smencils the week of Nov. 5-9. Smencils are scented pencils that come in 20 different varieties including sports, Disney's Descendants, and Marvel Avengers. They will be on sale in the gym each morning between 8:10-8:30. All Smencils cost $1 each.

Boys Basketball Try-outs

Any 6th grade boy interested in trying out for the 2018-2019 East boys basketball team should plan to attend try-outs on Oct. 29th and Oct. 30th. Try-outs will by until 5pm both days. Concussion forms & the IHSAA Physical Forms are all in the office. You must have all forms turned in prior to try-outs

Red Ribbon Week! Oct. 22nd - Oct. 26th

Monday: It's not silly to stay drug free! (Wear mis-matched/wacky clothes)

Tuesday: You’re too “bright” to do drugs! (Wear NEON)

Wednesday: “Hats off” to being drug free! (Wear hats)

Thursday: Work "double" hard to stay drug free! (Twin day-match with a friend)

Friday: Love yourself and stay drug free! (Wear red from head to toe)

Support Those That Support East!

2018-19 Textbooks Fees

  • Textbook fees are now due. If you have not paid yet, please do so as soon as possible. Cash, check (payable to EES) or money order payments can be mailed, sent in with students, or made in person in the school’s main office. You may also pay using echeck/credit card* by accessing E~Funds through the link in Parent Portal, or through the office in person or by phone. *Surcharge will apply for echeck/credit card payments.
  • If you need to make payment arrangements, please contact: Jen Marcum, Treasurer, at 765-779-4445 or jmarcum@smcsc.com

Kindergarten - $139.22, First Grade - $110.34, Second Grade - $103.12, Third Grade - $134.18, Fourth Grade - $141.83, Fifth Grade - $167.86, and Sixth Grade - $164.08


Support Those That Support East!

Support Those That Support East!

Support Those That Support East!

Stanley Steemer

4446 S 100 W

Anderson, IN 46013

(765) 643-7392

Transportation Changes

Please write a note to the teacher & bus driver if there are any changes to your student's dismissal plans. If there is an emergency change, please phone the office by 2:30. Please do not leave a voicemail about transportation changes. We can not guarantee we will have time to listen to the message before dismissal.

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

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)