Eason Flier 9/22/17

PICTURE RETAKE DAY!

Picture retakes will be on Tuesday, October 10th in the morning.  If you did not order for the original Picture Day, you may still order following the instructions on the Proof Sheet you should have received.  Questions?  Call Lifetouch at 1-866-955-8342.

EASON FUN RUN!!!

The Eason PTO will host their main fundraising event, The Eason Fun Run, on Friday, October 6th at Eason Elementary!  Today your student will hear about the fundraising portion of this event and will bring home a flyer that explains the fundraising process.Please click on the Eason Fun Run Website link and scroll down to complete a quick t-shirt and permission sign-up for your child’s FREE T-SHIRT for the run.  This will only take one minute to complete and it ensures that we have the correct size t-shirt for your student.
While on the website, you can also check out each grade level’s running schedule for Friday, October 6th and sign up to volunteer for the run. Thank you for your continued support of our Eason students!  Don’t want to miss any PTO news?  LIKE our Facebook page:  Eason Elementary PTO!

While on the website, you can also check out each grade level’s running schedule for Friday, October 6th and sign up to volunteer for the run. Thank you for your continued support of our Eason students!  Don’t want to miss any PTO news?  LIKE our Facebook page:  Eason Elementary PTO!

Eason PTO

All third through seventh-grade students in the Waukee School District are invited to participate in the Annual Waukee Invitational Mile run on Monday, October 2 at Eason Elementary School – 605 SE Boone Drive – Waukee.Waukee Invitational 3rd – 7th Grade Mile Run!

All runners will receive a finisher ribbon and medals will be awarded to top place-winners of each grade level. A traveling trophy will be awarded to the elementary school with the highest 5 finishers!

Parents are responsible for getting runners to and from the event and are encouraged to park at the Robert Brownell Sports Complex across from Eason Elementary. Runners should bring a water bottle. Questions may be directed to the mile run coordinator, Missy Brush, at 987-5161 ext. 4505.

Runners must be registered for the event. The entry fee is $3.00 per runner and registration is open through September 29. Races by grades and times along with direct online registration links are listed below. Rain date is October 3.

Race grades/times:

Girls (3-4 grade) @ 4:30 p.m.
Boys (3_4 grade) @ 4:45 p.m.
Girls (5-6 grade) @ 5:00 p.m.
Boys (5-6 grade) @ 5:15 p.m.

Register online by clicking the links above, or at www.waukeeschools.org/commed or call the CE office at 515-987-2761

Harvest Cupcakes for Fall Parties!

WaukeeNutrition Services has created a special fall treat for this year’s classroom parties.  Harvest cupcakes are available for delivery to your student’s classroom during the fall harvest party on October 26.  These special cupcakes are only available for delivery on October 26.  Your order will be delivered to your students’ classroom between 10-11am.

The harvest cupcakes cost $10 per dozen and come in a choice of vanilla or chocolate cake with vanilla frosting.

Order on RevTrak

Nutrition News

National TAKE YOUR PARENTS TO LUNCH DAY!  Brought to you by the Waukee Nutrition Department

Parents:  Please join your child for lunch in the school cafeteria on Wednesday, Oct. 11 to see and taste the delicious, healthy food we’re serving each day!  See directly how school meals are meeting federal nutritional standards.  For lunch that day, we will be serving Mandarin orange chicken with rice, broccoli, peaches, and cherry slushies. Parents may also opt for a salad or a kidzable (similar to a Lunchable).  Please designate Hot Lunch, Salad, or Kidzable when ordering.  Adult lunches cost $3.60, and you are strongly encouraged to take that cost out of your child’s lunch account.  If paying with cash, please bring the exact change or small bills only.  No bills higher than a $10 bill will be accepted, Please e-mail our kitchen supervisor, Mary Diemer, at mdiemer@waukeeschools.org and let her know how many adults will be joining your child.  Come to the Eason office a few minutes prior to your child’s lunch time to get a sticker.  If you have not had your driver’s license scanned into our system yet this year, please bring it with you.

We look forward to seeing you for lunch!

Do You Know Your Child’s Account Balance?

Student account balances can be checked in RevTrak by entering last name and Student ID number.  This is the same place you may make deposits online.  If you’d like to sign up for low balance alerts or place parental controls on student purchases, create an account at ParentOnline:

https://www.schoolcafe.com/?action=18

—-LUNCHTIMES AT EASON—

KINDERGARTEN 11:35, recess 12:00 – 12:20

FIRST GRADE 12:20, recess 12:40 – 1:00

SECOND GRADE 10:50, recess 11:10 – 11:30

THIRD GRADE 12:00, recess 12:20 – 12:40

FOURTH GRADE 11:10, recess 11:30 – 12:00

FIFTH GRADE 12:40, recess 1:00-1:30

District Information – Stay Connected

How to “opt-in” and receive SMS text notifications from School Messenger:

  • Parents/guardians/students/staff can subscribe by texting one of the key words: “Y”, “Yes”, “Subscribe,” “Optin” or “Opt In” to 68453. The cell phone numbers used must be in PowerSchool to receive a notification.
  • Parents/guardians/students/staff can unsubscribe at any time by texting the key words: “Quit”, “Remove” or “Unsubscribe” to 68453. Parents/guardians/students/staff can opt-in and opt-out as many times as desired.
  • Opting in does not mean that you will immediately start receiving text messages. It simply means that you have indicated your willingness to receive messages from the SchoolMessenger service. Cell phone numbers must be listing in your child’s information in PowerSchool to receive a notification from Waukee Community School District.
  • If you would like to add a new cell phone number to your contact information in PowerSchool, please contact Mrs. Harlan in the Eason office.
  • There is no fee from Waukee Community School District and/or SchoolMessenger for SMS text messages, however, recipients may be charged for receiving district messages depending on the type of monthly plan they have with their wireless provider.

Transportation Department Contact Info for Parents

Parents’ bus questions are handled through Durham Transportation:  987-2788  Thanks!

WARRIORS VS. WIZARDS!

The Waukee Schools Foundation is hosting a “SlamTastic” event coming to the Field House this October! Get your tickets now to watch your very own teachers, parents, principals, and school administrators take on the WORLD FAMOUS Harlem Wizards!

The Harlem Wizards are a trick shooting, high jumping team of ultra talented basketball players that come with an inspiring message for the kiddos. Your very own Eason parents, Matt Salge & John Plaisance have volunteered to join Team Warriors (head coach Mike Householder) to take on the Harlem Wizards! Buy your tickets soon as we do anticipate a completely sold out event!

October 16th, 2017

Waukee HS Field House

Doors Open at 5:30, show starts at 6:30

Student General Admission is just $12 when purchased in advanced. We are also offering court side seating with a meet and greet with the Harlem Wizards! Visit the ticketing site for more details on seating options. This is an evening of fun and excitement for everyone! If you would like to participate in Team Warriors, please email waukeefoundation@waukeeschools.org. We are still looking for a couple of players to add to Team Warriors! For more information on the Harlem Wizards, please visit their website at www.harlemwizards.com.

WE’LL SEE YOU ON THE COURT!

DATES TO REMEMBER

  • Sept. 25 – 28     AEA Hearing Screening
  • Oct. 4       Early Dismissal – 1:40 p.m.
  • Oct. 6       Eason Fun Run
  • Oct. 10     Picture Retake Day
  • Oct. 18     Early Dismissal – 1:40 p.m.
  • Oct. 20     Parent Window Opens for Conference Sign-Up
  • Oct. 21     FREE Movie Night! (more info to come)
  • Oct. 23     5th Grade Concert – WHS
  • Oct. 23     PTO Meeting, 7:00 p.m.
  • Oct. 26     Fall Parties, 2:30 – 3:25 p.m.
  • Oct. 27     NO SCHOOL – Teacher Work Day
  • Nov. 1       Early Dismissal – 1:40 p.m.
  • Nov. 3       Parent Window Closes for Conference Sign-up
  • Nov. 10     4th Grade to Art Center
  • Nov. 11-17 Conferences
  • Nov. 22-24 No School – Thanksgiving

 

560 Southeast University Avenue
Waukee, Iowa 50263
Phone 515.987.5161
Fax 515.987.2701