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

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Hello Indian Hills Families!

Fun Run: The first collection date for Fun Run pledges is THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 14! If your student has collected pledges, please send his/her envelope to school on Thursday morning. Remember to note online donations on the envelope as well as cash or check donations. Our progress will be counted and tallied and we will return envelopes to students on Friday. There will be a poster in the lobby by Friday afternoon tracking the progress of the classroom competitions and overall progress. Feel free to stop by and check it out! The students sure will! (The next collection date is Sept. 21.)

Sponsorships: We need to wrap up sponsorships by this Friday. If your family or your business has been considering becoming a Fun Run sponsor, please reach out to Lisa Thomson by Friday. We are deeply grateful to those who have chosen to sponsor this year. Our students will be truly benefited by the kindness and generosity.

However, we also feel deep gratitude for ALL who give at any level. Every offering of support -- sponsorship or not -- is deeply valued and we cannot express our thanks enough for each and every effort and sacrifice. 

T-shirts, Directories, and Yearbooks: Attached is the list of t-shirt, directory, and yearbook orders. The names on this list are only of those from whom we have received payment. Please click on this link to review the list. Please note: As a PTA we will strive to provide a t-shirt for each student, even if orders/payments were not received. However, yearbooks and directories are only give to students who have ordered them. 

BOOT Meeting: BOOT is having its first meeting of the year Thursday, September 14 at 8:45 a.m. at the school. BOOT is a non-profit organization unique to our school. It can do things for the school that PTA cannot due to national rules. For instance, BOOT helps bring in art specialists and our Hands-On Science teacher as well as various other one-time projects. If you have interest in getting involved in this organization, you are invited and welcomed. 

Future Fundraising: We are acutely aware that it feels like we ask for money all. the. time. And we kind of do.... especially at the beginning of the school year! But we wanted to let you know our plans as the school year progresses. Our two major fundraisers of the year are the Fun Run in the fall and Art Night in the spring. We love these fundraisers because not only does 100 percent of the funds raised stay at the school through BOOT and PTA (and you don't have to buy candy bars or wrapping paper), but we also love the feeling of community these events create. We love to see our neighbors on the field during Fun Run, and we love to mingle at the school during Art Night. "Community" is rare in our busy lives! 

In addition to these two major fundraisers, there are additional options to support our school throughout the year. Attached is a list of no-cost/no-time ways to support our school through your local purchases. Click on this link for more information. Also, there will be evenings during the year scheduled at local restaurants, such as Costa Vida or The Pizza Studio, in which a portion of the evening's sales will be given to the school. Support of any fundraiser is voluntary. We truly understand the tug from all directions (because we are also parents!!). And we deeply appreciate efforts to support Indian Hills. 

Upcoming Dates: 

Sept. 25-28 - School Fitness Week

Wednesday, Sept. 27 - Fun Run

Friday, Sept. 29 -- NON STUDENT DAY

Friday, Sept. 29 - Community event - Harvest of Hope

Tuesday, Oct. 3 - Picture Day

Oct. 9-12 - Fall Book Fair

Oct. 10-12 - Parent/Teacher Conferences

Oct. 11 - Upper Grades (4-6) Talent Show Registration

Thank you! 

Lisa Thomson & Jamie Treend

PTA Co-Presidents

Lisa Thomson - thomsonla@gmail.com801-721-5313

Jamie Treend - jtreend@gmail.com801-440-7599



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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