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   School Office Opens
   Aug 20 2014 at 09:00 AM
   Kindergarten Screening
   Aug 22 2014 at 09:00 AM
   New Teacher Training
   Aug 25 2014
   181st Day - Staff Training
   Aug 27 2014
   Ice Cream Social
   Aug 27 2014 at 04:30 PM
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WELCOME TO ELK RIDGE ELEMENTARY
And
The ELK RIDGE WAY
 
Be Safe
Be Respectful
Be Responsible

Mission
Students, staff and families are partners in creating a community of
 life-long learners.

Vision
The families, students and staff of Elk Ridge Elementary are committed to
creating and maintaining a safe, caring and cooperative environment. Our
students will achieve high academic standards, become responsible citizens,
 and embrace learning throughout their lives. Our staff members collaborate
to provide challenging and engaging instruction that allows each student to
reach their fullest potential.

Principal's Message
Elk Ridge Elementary is home to 365 students in Early Kindergarten through
 fifth grade. We have a wonderful staff that cares deeply for our students
and their families. We work in collaborative teams to ensure rigorous learning
and that our students are working towards mastery of skills in reading,
writing, math and science. Our teachers meet weekly to plan together and
analyze student work. We've also ensured time everyday where students receive additional time and support in reading in order to be successful. We also have a
strong volunteer group of parents, grandparents, high school students and
community members. Any day of the week you will see our volunteers reading
with students, playing a workplace math activity, posting student work samples
and much more.

We are thankful for our PTA and the involvement they have in creating many wonderful opportunities for our students. PTA has helped ensure that teachers
have access to current technology, including document cameras and Smart Boards
for classroom use. Out PTA also brings our families together with events such as Bingo Night, Game Nights and our annual Carnival.

Elk Ridge is a great place to work and learn!

Sincerely,
Christi Ellenwood, Principal
cellenwood@whiteriver.wednet.edu


    

Kindergarten Registration
for Elk Ridge Elementary

Registrations packets will be available for pick up in the office after January 1st.
We will also be providing registration forms that you can download from our "Parent" tab. Please watch for those soon.

This year, we will be doing our Kindergarten Screenings separate from our Registration.
We will be scheduling screenings sometime in May. 
Please watch for more information to come out soon.

 What you will need to have for registration:

  • Proof of Residency (City Bill with your name and address, Lease agreement, etc)
  • Copy of State Certified Birth Certificate
  • Immunization Record
  • Name, address and phone number of at least two individuals, other than the parent/guardian, who can be contacted in case of an emergency.
             Children must be 5 years old by midnight, August 31st, 2014 to register.            

Early Kindergarten is available for children who are five years old on or before August 31st but not quite ready to start regular kindergarten, or who will turn five between September 1st and December 31st and who are ready and eager to learn.
Please contact the office for more information at 360-829-3354

 We look forward to seeing you!

 

 

School Hours 9:00 am to 3:25 pm
Monday late start School Hours 10:00 am to 3:25 pm
Early Kindergarten 9:00 am to 11:40 am
Monday late start Early Kindergarten 10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Please visit our parent pages to student calendar, school supply lists and more!

 This link will take you to our School Performance Report. There is a great deal of additional information which can be found on the OSPI (Office of the Superintendent of Public Instruction) website http://reportcard.ospi.k12.wa.us/. We encourage you to use this website as well as our School Performance Report.

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