Month: November 2015

A Message From Our Principal

Dear ELE Families, Our students and staff are looking forward to celebrating Book Character Day next Tuesday.  It is so much fun to see the ELE family show their love for reading in creative ways.  We will also celebrate the All for One Change Wars winners in each grade level with a dance assembly on Tuesday […]

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All for One Class Winners!

The ELE PTA would like to extend a big THANK YOU to all of the many donors who contributed to the 2015 All for One Fund. The All for One committee is compiling final totals, including corporate matches, and an updated HONOR ROLL will be published after the Thanksgiving holiday. We are also so very […]

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News to Use From the ELE Media Center

 1. In the media center and computer lab, students in grades 2-5 are learning to independently search for books through our online library management system – Destiny. Students have learned to search for books, place holds, create a reading list, and access/read e-books. Encourage your child to keep track of items out and show you […]

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Yearbook Cover Art Contest!

The ELE Yearbook Staff is hard at work gathering photos and ideas for the 2015-16 ELE Yearbook. But now we need your help! It’s time for all ELE students to channel that creative energy and enter the annual COVER ART CONTEST and we want students from ALL grades involved. This year’s theme is ELE: 20th […]

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Art News

Congratulations to the following students, whose creative art work will be on display at the State Credit Union, Matthews Festival, until January 15, 2016. K- Liam Hall, F T, Mia Kate P, Yian H. 1-Matthew E, William B, Julia O. 2-Maanya M, Tyler S, Trent R, Sean R. 3-Carson B, Jasmine M, Jack N, Siddharth T. […]

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ONE Access Hits 1st Goal!

The Charlotte Mecklenburg Public Library’s ONE Access initiative is off to a great start. Remember CM Library now allows CMS students to use all their resources with ONE number-their student ID#.  As of today, 10% of CMS students have logged in and accessed the public library’s various services.  Ann Clark, our Superintendent, has challenged us to […]

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Thank You Hospitality Committee Volunteers

The hospitality committee would like to thank everyone who helped with this month’s staff meeting by providing food and drinks for the teachers and staff. A big thank you to Heather Herring, Shannon Nichols, Kelly Perrone, Aislin Reddin, Kim Ball, Erin Malone, Emily Snyder, Elizabeth Burgess, Christine Kendall, Christa Sumwalt, Francesca Totty, Kelly Stienecker, Jennifer […]

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Birthday Book Program

The Birthday Book Program has set a new record!  This month we had 27 students who celebrated their birthday by adding a new book to our media center!   Thank you to the following students who celebrated their birthday in November by adding a new book to the ELE Media Center:   Charlie K., Saraswat B., […]

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Greeter Desk Help Needed!

If you would like an easy volunteer opportunity and for only a couple of times per month, then consider helping at the greeter desk! The shifts are during school lunch hours, the busiest time for parents/grandparents to come in and out of the front door visiting their children at lunch. Please contact Sallie Fitton for more information.    salliefitton@gmail.com

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Coat Drive for Thomasboro

ELE is currently collecting gently-used coats for our sister school, Thomasboro Academy. The drive will run through November 24th. Thomasboro is a kindergarten through eighth grade school. Please send any outerwear that can fit this age group. 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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