Month: June 2015

A Message from Our Principal

Dear ELE Families, I cannot believe that we only have four more days of school left. It has been an absolutely amazing year and we are grateful for the support of our parents and community. It will be a little sad during the next few days as we promote our fifth grade students to middle […]

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Online School Supply Pack Orders Due Today

Today – Friday, June 5 — is the final day to order school supply packs online. Paper copies were due May 26. To order online, visit www.shopttkits.com and use account number 4925. Kits will be available for pick-up at Open House in August.

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Last Chance to Buy a Yearbook

A limited number of 2014-15 yearbooks will be available for students and staff to purchase between 7:15 a.m. and 7:45 a.m., June 8-11 in the school store. Yearbooks cost $15, and this sale is cash only. Change will be available. Please contact Marty Metzl with questions.

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Join Us for Camp Invention

Most students lose about two months of grade level equivalency in math computation skills over the summer. At Camp Invention, we prevent summer slide by encouraging children to continue to learn throughout the summer. Camp Invention is coming to ELE July 13-16! Campers will spend their days participating in hands-on activities, pushing the limits during […]

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Students’ Art on Display Locally

If you visit the State Employees Credit Union in Matthews Festival Shopping Center now through October 31, you will be delighted to see the creative artwork of the following Elizabeth Lane students: Kindergarten:  Kaitlyn S., Ben C., Hannah N., Constantine R., Lydia K. and Matthew E. 1st Grade:  Elizabeth N., Iris C., Macy K., Srinivas […]

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Art Department Needs Empty Yogurt Containers

If you eat the following brands of yogurt that come in 6 oz. cups, we desperately need the emptied, cleaned containers for our clay glazes:  Harris Teeter Regular/Nonfat, Publix Fruit on the Bottom, Yo Crunch, SO Delicious, and Siggis. If you notice other yogurt brands that come in the same package as those mentioned above, […]

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Swap a Success!

The 10th annual “Dive into Summer Reading Book Swap” was a huge success! More than 1,700 books were collected and many students went home with great fiction and nonfiction books. Thank you for sending in such fantastic titles so our students can begin their summer reading with a splash!

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Speaking of Summer Reading…Don’t Forget the E-Book Collection

Going on vacation? Need to save space in your suitcase? ELE students have access to many e-books. Picture books, chapter books, fiction and nonfiction! Students have many reading options. Visit and bookmark http://wassell.cmswiki.wikispaces.net/e-Books to access our e-book collections.

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Calling All Summer Reading Rockets

Do you have a rising kindergartener through fifth grader? Do you want to get a head start on the 2015-2016 school year? One way to do that is to “Blast Off” with a great book. Visit http://goo.gl/2Byp2R for a list of reading suggestions by grade level. Read for pleasure, read for fun, our optional summer […]

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Thank You from the Media Center

Our sincerest thanks to Ashley Raley, our media center volunteer coordinator! Her dedication and attention to detail have helped our media center meet the needs of students, parents and staff all year. We appreciate you, Ashley, and look forward to working with you again next year! We would also like to thank our media center […]

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