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Book Fair

Indian Hills is sponsoring a Story Cupboard book fair October 9-13th.  Make sure to stop in the fair before or after your parent teacher conference. 

Book Fair Hours

October 10th 8:00 am – 8:30 am and 1:00 pm – 7:00 pm

October 11th  8:00 am- 8:30 am and 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

October 12th 8:00 am – 8:30 am and 1:00 pm – 7:00 pm

October 13th 8:00 am – 8:30 am 

Volunteers Needed

Please contact Ms. Christian at carlynn.christian@slcschools.org if you would like to volunteer.

PTA Information

  

Hello Indian Hills Families!

We hope you had a chance to meet with your student's teacher last week during parent/teacher conferences. It's always a great time to touch base and keep tabs on what's happening at school. 

Coming up --

UEA: Another short week! We have a half day on Wednesday and no school Thursday, Friday, and Monday due to UEA/fall break. Enjoy the time off!

Halloween: Halloween this year falls on a Tuesday. It will also be a half day. The traditional Halloween Costume Parade will take place at the school beginning at 9:00 a.m. Parents are invited to attend and see the spooks as they parade around the school. For a complete description of the parade route as well as school rules/policies regarding costumes, Please see weekly email message for more information.

PTA & SCC Meetings: October's PTA and SCC (school community council) meetings will be held on Wednesday morning. SCC @ 7:30 a.m. in the library and PTA @ 9:00 a.m. in the Discover Club room. All welcome to attend. 

Someone asked us recently, "How do I join PTA?" The answer? "You're in! You've joined!" It's not a formal thing, we assure you. If you have interest in volunteering at the school, or understanding what we do with the Fun Run funds, or have ideas from other schools you've been at, we would love to have you come to the PTA meetings. Or just stop us in the hall! But please, if you have interest then consider yourself a "member" of the PTA. =) 

Fun Run Field Trips: For their amazing efforts with the Fun Run, the students have earned a school-wide field trip to the IMAX theater at Clark Planetarium. K-3 will go Friday, Oct. 27, 8:45-11:30; 4-6 will go Friday, Nov. 3, 8:45-11:30. You will receive more info from your student's teacher. If you would like to be a parent volunteer with your child's class, please reach out to the teacher. 

Reflections Contest: Calling all artists! Reflections is an annual, national PTA art contest. It is also an Excellent Eagle goal for several of the grades. We would love to see your student's creativity reflected in this year's theme: WITHIN REACH. Entries can be in the category of Dance Choreography, Film Production, Literature, Music Composition, Photography, or Visual Arts. Projects are due to Indian Hills School on November 3. Winning entries will advance to regionals. Rules and entry forms can be found on the lobby table or at www.utapta.org/reflections. Contact Aimee Burrows at aimeebees@gmail.com with any questions. 

Upper Grades Talent Show (4-6): The talent show is rescheduled for Dec. 1. Registration forms will be due Nov. 9, and a lunchtime rehearsal will be held Nov. 16. Students should start brushing up on their acts! (Acts are to be no more than 2 minutes each.)

Donors Choose: From time to time, our teachers create a "Donors Choose" project for their classroom. Donors Choose is the "GoFundMe" of educational projects. Currently, Mrs. Bell (formerly Ms. Rhodes.... a big congratulations to her on her recent wedding!) has a project going for her 4th grade class to improve her classroom book selection. If you have interest in supporting her project, please visit the link: https://www.donorschoose.org/project/small-group-books-kids-will-love/2849378/?rf=link-siteshare-2017-10-teacher-teacher_4030558&challengeid=20869068 To sweeten the deal, there is a current promotion code "LIFTOFF" which will match individual donations up to $50. This code, however, expires today (Monday). But you can donate to the project any time. 

Upcoming Dates to Remember: 

Oct. 18 - School Community Council meeting, 7:30 a.m., all welcome

Oct. 18 - PTA meeting, 9:00 a.m., all welcome

Oct. 18 - Half day

Oct. 19-20, 23 -  No school

Oct. 25 - Red Ribbon Day

Oct. 27 - Lower grades planetarium/IMAX field trip (K-3) 

Oct. 31 - Halloween -- costume parade and half day 

Nov. 3 - Upper grades planetarium/IMAX field trip

Nov. 3 - Reflections Contest entries due. 

Nov. 9 - Talent show registrations due (4-6) 

Nov. 16 - Talent show lunchtime rehearsal

Nov. 23-25 Thanksgiving Break

 

Thank you! 

Lisa & Jamie

 

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Middle School Extended Learning Program (ELP) Assesment Information

Salt Lake City School District’s Extended Learning Program (ELP) Middle School Assessment Information The Salt Lake City School District Extended Learning Program (ELP) provides specialized educational services for identified gifted and high ability 7 th and 8th grade middle school students. ELP services are available at all district middle schools with more extensive services provided through ELP Magnet Programs at Clayton, Hillside, and Glendale Middle Schools, and West High School.

For more information about upcoming testing, click on the document below:

Middle School ELP Testing Document

ELP (Extended Learning Program) Important Dates

Aug 28- Start of 4th grade testing
Sept 14 ELP Advisory Council (Let Becky Chamberlain know if you have any issues/concerns you would like her to bring to the council)
Sept 25 Middle School Testing Registration begins
Oct 11 Middle School Parent Information Meeting 6-7:30 pm, District office
Oct 12 ELP Advisory Council (Let Becky Chamberlain know if you have anything you would like her to bring to the council)
Oct 26 Middle School Parent Information Meeting 6-7:30 pm District office
Jan 18 K-6 Parent Information Meeting 6-7:30 pm District office

 

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