Month: December 2015

A Message From Our Principal

Dear ELE Families, It has been another busy week at ELE!  Thank you to our room parents and parent helpers for planning the classroom celebrations for our students.  The entire ELE family is looking forward to a well-deserved break.  I am encouraging our staff to “unplug” from school and focus on fun, family, and friends.  […]

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Cookies of Appreciation!

Over 3,300!  That was how many cookies were in the media center for the Annual ELE Staff Cookie Swap on Wednesday. Many thanks to the 91 volunteers who baked and delivered tasty cookies for the Staff Cookie Swap. Thanks to the efforts of our wonderful volunteers, every member of the ELE  team (teachers, administrators and support […]

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Congratulations to our DARE Graduates!

We would like to recognize and congratulate our fifth graders who participated in the DARE Program sponsored by the Matthews Police Department and the Town of Matthews.  Wednesday, fifth grade families gathered together with members of our community to celebrate the completion and graduation from the program.  DARE educates students on a decision making model that […]

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Birthday Book Club

Thank you to the following students who celebrated their birthday in December by adding a new book to the ELE Media Center: Stela G., Margaret S., Avi S., Molly B., Michael N., Kendall B., Sofia M., Jessica O., Rahma S., Claire M., Abigail S., Michael I. and Giovanni S. We hope you had a wonderful […]

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AND THE WINNER IS…

Congratulations to Sophia K. from Ms. Wallwork’s class who will be representing ELE and the South Learning Community in the CMS Spelling Bee in January! Sophia participated in the SLC Spelling Bee on Tuesday, December 15. She competed against other elementary and middle school students across the South Learning Community. Congratulations to Sophia and all […]

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Is Your Family Photo Displayed in the ELE Lobby?

We receive so many compliments from visitors on the welcoming smiles of our ELE families in the front lobby displays.  Is your family represented?  If not, it is not too late! As you spend time together over the winter break be sure to snap a family photo and send it in for our display.  Our […]

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Link Your Harris Teeter VIC Card

Have you  already linked your Harris Teeter VIC card this year to the ELE’s school code #1218? Harris Teeter contributes a percentage of all HT brand purchases to the ELE school account when your VIC card is linked to our school. But we all need to do this annually. Please consider doing this next time you […]

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Shop with AmazonSmile

If you are an Amazon shopper, be sure to shop at AmazonSmile! AmazonSmile is a simple and automatic way for you to support ELE every time you shop, at no cost to you. To shop, visit smile.amazon.com, select PTA North Carolina Congress Elizabeth Lane Elementary School and begin shopping, or simply click here. Your account is the same […]

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A Message From Our Principal

Dear ELE Families, The December days are flying by!  You should have received a progress report (K-2) or a reminder card to check your child’s grades in PowerSchool (3-5) this week.  This is an exciting time of year as we see the growth and progress that our students are making.  Please encourage your child to continue reading over winter […]

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Magnet School Lottery Information

Attention fifth grade parents and parents who are interested in attending one of CMS’s magnet schools for the 2016-2017 school year. The online School Options Lottery is open and will close at 10 p.m. Jan. 25, 2016. Click the link for a few tips for families to keep in mind as they prepare to make their […]

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