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We are Elk Meadows Falcon LEADERS!

Mission: Create Learners and Leaders for Today and Tomorrow.

Dear Parents and Guardians,

Thank You for being a part of Elk Meadows Elementary! We are very proud of our terrific school and truly work towards building Leaders and Learners for today and tomorrow.

The first day of school for our students was great! Teachers and staff worked tirelessly to prepare for our Back To School Night and eagerly anticipated the start of the school year.

If your children will not be attending Elk Meadows this year or if your plans to attend Elk Meadows change over the next few weeks, please contact the main office (801-446-3200) or send an email to our Head Administrative Assistant Brenda Tolman (brenda.tolman@jordandistrict.org) and let us know so we can plan accordingly.

School Safety

The safety of our students is our first priority. All adults have been asked to wear badges so they can be easily identified. If you are visiting, please check-in at the front office and we will provide you with a visitor's badge. If you do not have a visitor's badge and are walking through the halls, you should be approached by employees who will remind you to check-in with the office.

Should you need to check your student out, you will need to provide the office with your picture I.D. We are committed to being hospitable and welcoming. We are also committed to the safety of everyone.

Drop Off and Pick Up

Attached is a diagram to remind you of the traffic patterns for drop-off/pick-up during peak times.

In addition, here are some points of clarification to help us be respectful, responsible, and safe in the parking lot:

  • Cars are not allowed in the Bus Drop-Off Area on the East side of the school.
  • Please have students try to use the curbside door of cars when you drop them off on the South Side of the school.
  • Please drive your vehicle as far forward as you can in the drop-off lane before opening doors. The more cars we can fit on the curb, the more quickly we can get cars in and out.
  • Please acknowledge and follow crossing guard staff and safety patrol as they cross students.
  • Remind students that bicycles, scooters, and boards need to be walked while on campus grounds.

Thank you for keeping our parking lot safe and moving smoothly!

Stay Connected

These emails are a great way to stay in the loop. We also post pictures and reminders on our Instagram Page (@elkmeadowselem) and on Twitter (@elkmeadowselem). Our website is also a great place to get information (elkmeadows.jordandistrict.org)

PTA

Join our PTA! Many things students get to experience at our school would not take place were it not for the PTA. Membership is $6 and comes with a calendar magnet. Members are not required to give volunteer time but there are plenty of ways to serve if you are interested. We encourage all to join!

Help Wanted

Here are the positions we have available- please send anyone interested here, http://workatjordan.org/apply/

Bus Stops

Bus stops can be found on Skyward Family Access.

Lunch Payment Link

Lunch payments can be made on Skyward Family Access.

Lunch Menu Link

Lunch menus can be found here https://jordandistrict.nutrislice.com/menu/elk-meadows/lunch

Calendar

Our school calendar can be found on our school website at http://schools.jordandistrict.org/elkmeadows/

First Day of School for Kindergarten will be on Thursday, 8/30.

NO SCHOOL on 9/3 in observance of the Labor Day Holiday.

Second Grade goes on a Field Trip on 9/13 (Volunteer Background check must be done by 8/29 to participate. Get a form from the front office.)

If you would like a printed version of the above skylert, please click on this link - First Week of School Skylert.

♦ Our Jog-a-Thon will be Friday, September 21, 2018.  If you or you know of someone who would like to be a sponsor for our school, please contact one of the members of the PTA.  Thank you!!

 

♦  Do you have the latest new app?  Box Tops for Education has their very own app!  Click for more details included on the Box Tops page!!

 

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♦  Click to access the Safe Walking Routes map from South Jordan City.

♦  Elk Meadows Elementary currently has no open positions.

♦  The South Jordan Police Department has positions available for Substitute Crossing Guards.

This position works two 45 minute shifts per day and is paid $11.04 per hour.  The work locations will be at any of the elementary schools in South Jordan City.  If you are interested, please apply on-line by following this link or in the Human Resources Office.  Applying online is the preferred method.  If you have any questions regarding the position, please call DeAnn.  Thank you for your interest  -  DeAnn Bland  801-979-0025

 

♦  Jordan School District News

Elk Meadows Celebrates Math Challenge Win with School-wide Assembly

Winter Weather Procedures and Guidelines

Elk Ridge Middle Shines as Fox 13’s “Cool School of the Week”

Bingham is Finalist for America’s Most Spirited High School

thank-you-volunteers

 

 ♦  Jordan School District has Math homework help!

Select this link for District Homework Help with Math. This is grade level help and they have examples, some even on video, to help you survive homework.

 ♦  Elk Meadows uses Reflex to work on Math Facts!

Select this link to be directed to REFLEX: The Math Fact Fluency tool for our kids!  Then click on the LOGIN word on the top bar to the far right.

Your student has been given their Username and Password to the system.  They use it during computers at school as well.  Work each day to get a GREEN light. We are becoming fluent in our Math Facts!  Go Falcons!

♦  New Student Enrollment 


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