Month: January 2015

A Message From Our Principal

Dear ELE Families, We are excited to announce our second opportunity for our Hawk Dads to volunteer at school!  Many other schools in the area offer activities specifically for dads and there has been a strong interest in ELE doing the same.  We are recruiting 15 dads to supervise and greet students on the bus […]

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PTA Board Positions for the 2015-2016 School Year

Let us help you find ways to partner with us in supporting our staff and students at ELE! If you would like to become more involved in the PTA by serving in a board position, please contact Nancy Knox at teamknox@carolina.rr.com. Do you enjoy planning and executing events, coordinating volunteers, or managing a budget and […]

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Birthday Book Program

Thank you to the following students who celebrated their birthday in December/January by adding a new book to the ELE Media Center: Kathleen B., Asher W., Kai R., Megan M., Emily N., Jasmine M., Claire N., Connor H., Gracie H., Jackson F., Mary Campbell S. We hope you had a wonderful birthday and thanks again […]

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Yearbook Pictures Needed

The yearbook deadline is approaching, and we are still looking for pictures from the following: 1) All class field trips 2) All class winter parties 3) Current fifth graders when they were in kindergarten (group pictures preferred) 4) Kids with the Spirit Rock painted for their birthday 5) Groups of ELE kids serving in the […]

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Box Tops

ELE Families, Our classrooms are well under way with collecting Box Tops for the Spring Submission. There will be another winning class with the prize being a Popsicle Party for the students and a Gift Card for supplies for the classroom. Please send your Box Tops to your child’s homeroom teacher. Our deadline is the last […]

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National School Counselors’ Week

National School Counselors’ Week is February 2-6th.  We are so lucky to now have a Counseling Department with two counselors.  Mary Lynn Buchta takes care of Grades 1, 3 and 5 and Jessica Ott, our newly hired counselor, is responsible for Kindergarten and Grades 2 and 4.  This enables the counselors to remain with the […]

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The Greeter Desk – Volunteers Needed!

The greeter desk is a great help to the staff at ELE!  We have a few holes to fill and are looking for a few more volunteers to complete our schedule.  The greeter desk operates two 1 1/2 hour shifts a day during the busiest lunch hours.  We let visitors in through the secured front […]

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Help Us Win a Visit from Author Jan Brett

On behalf of the ELE Media Center, we are asking you to help us win a visit from author and illustrator Jan Brett during the 2015-2016 school year. To help us win… 1.  Like Jan Brett’s Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/byjanbrett 2.  Complete a very short entry form at https://app.wizehive.com/webform/jb2015 Remember we are a Matthews school, not a Charlotte […]

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ACES Collecting Donations for Humane Society

The ACES club at ELE will be collecting donations for the Humane Society of Charlotte the week of February 9th -13th  as a service project.  ACES have been busy making posters for the school. The Humane Society relies on donations of food, cleaning supplies, towels or blankets, toys, leashes and many other items.  Please see […]

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A Message From Our Principal

Dear ELE Families, We are excited about the beginning of second semester.  It’s hard to believe that our year is halfway over.  Report cards will be distributed on February 3.  Parents will also receive a copy of their child’s latest MAP report and the Reading 3D progress report for students in grades K-3. Please remember […]

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