Month: October 2014

A Message From Our Principal

Dear Parents, The ELE family is looking forward to the start of the second quarter of the 2014-2015 school year.  We have accumulated many items in our lost and found over the past few weeks.  Please check the tables in the lobby when you visit the school today or early next week to claim any […]

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The All For One Fund

We Depend on You! With only 3 weeks remaining in the All for One campaign, the ELE PTA needs your participation. To date, we have received 159 gifts, totaling just over $44,000. We are at 52% of our goal of $80,000! The ELE PTA has been busy putting your dollars to work in the classroom. […]

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Election Day is November 4!

The Board of County Commissioners’ proposed quarter cent (1/4 of a penny) sales tax referendum will be on the ballot.  Here are six quick facts about this proposal: 1.  The tax amounts to 25 cents for every $100 spent. 2.   The tax will raise approximately $35 million dollars.  Eighty percent (about $28 million dollars) […]

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November is Picture Book Month

To celebrate our love of picture books, we would like to promote picture books during the month of November in the ELE Media Center. What is a picture book? [youtube=http://youtu.be/6GCJ-iGhTxA] Celebrate the Love of Picture Books With Us: 1. Bring in a photo of your family/child/children either showing or reading their favorite picture book. Please […]

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Check the Lost and Found

Is your coat closet at home missing items?  If so, then you might find them in the ELE Lost and Found.  We have collected a variety of items that do not have a name.  There are coats, jackets, lunchboxes, water bottles and books.  Please be sure to label all items that come to school with […]

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Walk to School Day

Thursday, November 6 Thank you to all the families who joined us for the National Walk to School Day last month.  We had over 200 students who walked or biked to school for that event and would love to get just as many for the next walk/bike to school day on Thursday, November 6. For […]

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Congratulations Art Students

The following students have beautiful artwork on display in the State Credit Union at Matthews Festival. This exhibit will be on display from October 27 thru November 30, 2014. Do not forget to congratulate: K-Molly B., Constantine R., Maxwell G., Abby S., 1st-Melina P., Dylan S., Laney B., Tommy P., 2nd-Katie E., Tanmay B., Noah […]

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Yearbook looking for Aw Shucks Farm, BizTown Photos

The yearbook needs pictures from this week’s field trips! If you have pictures from the kindergarten field trip to Aw Shucks Farm or the fourth grade trip to BizTown, please consider submitting a few of your favorites to the yearbook. Photos can be submitted in several ways: 1) If your student’s class has a Shutterfly […]

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454!!!

That is the number of students in grades K-3 who now have their very own Charlotte Mecklenburg Public Library card. For those of you who completed an application, the library card was sent home last week with your child. Visit www.cmlibrary.org for more information about our award winning library system. Thank you for helping us […]

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Coat Drive for Thomasboro

We will be collecting gently used coats for our sister school, Thomasboro Academy.  The drive will begin this Monday, November 3rd and continues through November 14th.  Thomasboro is a Kindergarten through Eighth grade school. We greatly appreciate your donations as you clean out your closets and prepare for the winter season for your family.  Bins […]

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