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Superintendent Visit

 

 

You’re invited to breakfast with the Superintendent, Dr. Cunningham. Enjoy a cup of coffee or hot chocolate and a sweet treat as you mingle with the superintendent, school leaders, and other parents. Wednesday, March 20, 7-9 a.m. Indian Hills Elementary - 2496 East St. Mary's Dr.

Book Fair

 

Indian Hills is sponsoring a scholastic book fair March 18th - 21st.  Make sure to visit the fair before or after your parent teacher conference. 

The Indian Hills online book fair will end March 26th, 2019.  The online fair has a larger selection for all ages, and ships free to the school (after March 26th).   The  Indian Hills library benefits from both fairs.  The profits of the fair are used to buy books for the library.

If you would like to volunteer at the book fair, please contact Carlynn Christian - carlynn.christian@slcschools.org

Online Book Fair

 

Book Fair Hours

March 18th,   8:15 am – 8:35 am

                     3:15 pm – 4:00 pm

March 19h,  8:15 am- 8:35 am 

                    3:15 pm - 4:00 pm

March  20 th,  8:15  am – 8:35 am

                      1:00 pm – 7:00 pm

March  21s,   8:15 am – 8:35 am 

                     1:00 pm – 6:30 pm

Academic Enhancement Program

Dear Indian Hills Community:

As unbelievable as it sounds, we are at the latter half of the school year and I would like to keep you informed of the progress made so far. Indian Hills teachers continue to assist struggling students before and after school in language arts and math. This is not simply a study hall. Our teachers use the before/ after school tutoring to either correct misconceptions or teach foundational skills. Please contact your child’s teacher if you find your student struggling with a specific concept or set of concepts. Student/ Parent/ Teacher conference would be the ideal time for that discussion.

Approximately one-third of our students are participating in the Academic Enhancement Program better known to students as The Excellent Eagle Award. This is a large commitment students mostly complete on their own and promotes inquiry and self-directed learning. At last glance, students were progressing nicely with well over half of their goals completed.

Finally, our Hands-on Science is as strong as ever and targeted to reach our goal of every student attending at least ten science sessions this year. I would like to thank all the volunteers who diligently help Mrs. Bonner deliver informative and fun science experiments to our students. They love it.

Thank you, our Indian Hills community, for your contributions in making our school a place where excellence is commonplace.

Warmly,

Earl R. Arnoldson, EdD

Indian Hills Elementary

PTA Information

Greetings Indian Hills!

School Community Council (SCC) Meeting this coming Wednesday, March 13 at 7:45 am in the library. All are welcome! 

Parent Teacher Association (PTA) Meeting on Wednesday, March 13 at 9:00 am. PTA meeting in room 118. Come join us!

BOOT (Buy Our Own Technology ) Meeting on Thursday, March 14 at 8:45 am in room 118. They will be discussing the Art Program next year and Social Media at Indian Hills. Come be a part of the discussion!

The long-awaited LOWER GRADE TALENT SHOW  is finally here! It will be this coming Friday, March 15th at 9:00 am in the auditorium.  It's sure to be entertaining as our little ones dance and sing their way into our hearts. Come watch them enjoy their three minutes of stardom! Thanks to Holly Murdock and her dedicated team of backstage helpers for putting this together. 

On Wednesday, March 20 at 7:00 am, Superintendent Lexi Cunningham will host a breakfast for the Indian Hills Community in the lunchroom.  Parents and teachers are welcome to come and meet with the superintendent and discuss issues concerning our community.

On Friday, March 22 at 9:00 am, the Utah Opera will be at Indian Hills for a children's performance in the auditorium Parents are welcome to attend.

Enjoy this months edition of the Eagles Nest! This monthly publication is written by the children in Student Government. Click here Eagles Nest March to find out how much they earned during the lollipop sale and how they plan to spend the money. And find out which children are the Student of the Month in March! Let's give a BIG shout out to Deann Kiser who is their teacher advisor (and fearless leader!) Thanks for all you do!

Thanks, 

Miriam and Lindsey

Co-PTA Presidents

 

 

 

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Pre-School Information

Registration begins Wednesday, February 20, 2019   See Flyers for more information.

 

Pre-School Information

Principal's Message

Dear Indian Hills Community:

We at Indian Hills Elementary are excited to begin another school year. To prepare, I would like to make you aware of several important dates and introduce you to new members of the Indian Hills faculty and staff.

Our Back to School Night is on Thursday, August 16, 2018. Grades Kindergarten through Second Grade teachers will meet at 5:00 (Session 1 at 5:00 and Session 2 at 5:30). Grades 3-6 will hold their Back to School Night at 6:30 (Session 1 at 6:30 and Session 2 at 7:00). Be sure to check out PTA information and sign up to volunteer. These are informational meetings so students do not need to attend.

Kindergarten will be administering the Kindergarten pre-test on Monday and Tuesday, August 13-14, 2018. Please contact the school if you have not yet received an invitation to test from our Kindergarten teachers. We can get you scheduled.

School begins in earnest on Monday, August 20, 2018 at 8:40 AM. We have fewer short days this school year which allowed us to shorten the regular school day slightly. Our schedule has changed so please see the following bell times:

 

Monday – Thursday: 8:40 AM – 3:15 PM.

Friday (and most short weeks): 8:40 AM – 1:00 PM.

Kindergarten Half-day: Monday – Friday: 8:40 AM – 11:40 AM.

We have been fortunate to hire some exceptional new faculty and staff members this year. Allow me to introduce them along with a little background. In our Kindergarten, Room 107, you will find Darcie Austin. Darcie comes to us from Washington Elementary where she has taught kindergarten for the past several years. She is a graduate of Weber State University.

Anna Blacker, in Room 125, will take over our ESL instruction. Anna is a graduate of the University of Illinois- Champaign and the University of Utah. She has most recently taught kindergarten and second grade at Emerson Elementary.

Our Resource is now in the capable hands of Elaine Tuck in Room 237. Elaine is a graduate of Utah State University with a Bachelor and Masters degree and has over ten years of experience in Special Education.

As you may know, Mrs. McGinley decided to retire so Traci Heise is being promoted to fifth grade in Room 310. We are lucky to get Becky Chamberlain with us full time in our fourth grade, Room 314. Becky taught our Neighborhood ELP for several years. Taking Becky’s place in ELP is Catherine (Kit) Wedge, Room 308. Kit has taught the last few years in Charleston, South Carolina and is a graduate of Penn State University and the University of South Carolina.

Jana Wayment is taking over Speech in Room 149. Jana came to us from Ensign Elementary. Alas, don’t forget to welcome Ethan Glenn our new night custodian. Ethan is taking over for Antonio Zavala who has moved to another school in the district. Welcome to all.

I look forward to another great year. Thank you for the helping our school community make Indian Hills Elementary a place where exceptional is commonplace.

Warmly,

Earl R. Arnoldson, EdD

Indian Hills Elementary

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