Elbert County Elementary School

  • RED Celebrations

    Students at ECES celebrated reading success with a Popcorn Social in the Media Center on Friday, October 12, 2018. Students who earned a reading certification (or 10 points) received an invitation to the Popcorn Social. They enjoyed refreshements and received brag tags. We would like to thank our ECES PTO for purchasing our popcorn machine and our brag tags for our students.  

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  • Something to Brag About

     

    We would like to thank PTO for purchasing our beautiful brag tags!On October 12, 2018 we passed out 145 brag tags! 132 students earned their Eaglet certification, 12 students earned their Junior Eagle certification, and 1 student earned their Eagle Certification! Congratulations to all our students who earned a certification during the first nine weeks. We can't wait to see how many brag tags we give away for the 2nd nine weeks. Students must earn 20 points between October 12th and December 14th and maintain an 80 average or higher. 

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    WE NEED YOU!!!! EC Eagles are at it again. We are collecting donations for Operation Christmas Child. Our goal is pack and send 100 boxes to children who may not get Christmas without us! We know you guys can help us reach this goal! Each Eagle received letter with the specific needs for each grade level. Please send in supplies as soon as possible. In order to ship 100 boxes, we need $900 in shipping fees. If you can donate, we would greatly appreciate it! Let's do this! Giving is what it is all about! #WatchUsSoar

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  • Farm to School

    Mrs. Bridgette Matthews, our district School Nutritionist, began the Farm to School iniative in Elbert County. The focus is on using Georgia grown farm products in our lunchroom and in instructional lessons. Bridgette collaborates with our teachers to provide instruction that is hands-on and Georgia Grown! Here are third graders were learning divide using muffin tins. Afterwards they enjoyed icecream with farm fresh blueberries on top! 

     
     
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    Giving Tree

     

    The giving tree is on display at ECES to display our students who have given to Operation Christmas Child. As tudents bring in an item or money for this cause, their names will go on an apple and be placed on the Givng tree. The colors represent specific grade level. Green apples are represent 2nd graders, yellow and borwn apples are represent 3rd graders, and red apples represent 4th graders. We would like to thank our students for helping us to fill and send 100 shoe boxes for children in need! 

     
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  • Kayleigh Fleeman

    Kayleigh Fleeman (3rd Grade) gave the most to Operation 

     Christmas Child! Thanks Kayleigh for having such a giving  heart! 

     

    Update: We were able to ship 660 shoe boxes for Operation Christmas Child. Thanks to all of you! 

     
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  • Team Up Against Drugs

    This week(October 22nd - October 26th),  Students at ECES participated in Red Ribbon Week. We dressed up and had fun, but beyond that, they participated in a scavenger hunt. They had to find 30 things they could do instead of drugs! Please check bakc later to view a video of the week's activties. 

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  • Standing up Against Bullying & Domestic Violence

    ECES students participated in the Purple Hand Pledge against domestic violence and bullying on Oct. 16th.  ECES students discussed taking every step to stop bullying with Ms. Teasley during their bullying lesson.  They colored footprints to show they are taking every step to stop bullying.  The footprints were showing that we are taking every step to stop bullying.  They lead them to the Domestic Violence Staff where they took a pledge to stop violence and painted their hands purple on a white sheet.  The white sheet will be held up at the Blue Devil football game tonight.  

     
    We will continue to support the purple pledge and taking every step to stop bullying by wearing purple on Oct. 24th as we attend an assembly at ECMS on bullying.  
     
     
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  • Dr. Ronnie Hill

     October is Bully Prevention Month. Elbert County School District is continuously working to esnure that our students are learning in a safe environment. Dr. Fran Floyd, Director of Federal Programs/School Improvement, is providing funding and support to assist schools in developing programs that effectively prevent bullying and harassment. Therefore on October 24, 2018, ECES walked to the Middle School to hear Dr. Ron Hill speak about bullying. You may have noticed the blue bands your child wore home on this day. The outside reflects the anti-bullying slogan: U R NOT ALONE! The inside states: EC BANDS TOGETHER AGAINST BULLYING! 

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  • Sophia Armour

     And the Winner is: Sophia Armour

    All of our students at ECES participated in a 3 part Media Lesson with Mrs. Wood. They started by reading, I Wanna Iguana by Karen Kaufman Orloff. Then they researched the pet of their choice. Finally they wrote Mrs. Wiles a persuasive letter to convince her to get he pet they wanted in the library. Mrs. Wiles read all 660+ letters and narrowed them down to 1 winner per each homeroom (31 students). Then she chose the best one for the grade level (3 students). Finally she chose 1 winner for our whole school. Miss Sophia Armour (4th grade) wrote the best letter. She asked for a ChineeseWe Drawf Hamster. We are excited to meet our new pet! Thanks Sophia for using your best writng skills and convincing Mrs. Wiles to purchase our new pet! 

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  • Mrs. Wiles

     Mrs. Wiles said that she would kiss a frog, if our students met our Book Fair goal of $8,000. Our students surpassed the goal with totals sales of $9,908. We made $2,800 profit. We were able to use our profits to buy some carts for the Media Center, 100 books for our emmergent readers, a Sno Cone Machine, and we have enough to pay for our Reading Carnival! Thanks for your continued support of our reading program. 

     

    Follow the link to the video: Mrs. Wiles Kissed a Toad 

    View our Live Show: Kissing the Frog

     

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  • Vicki Little

     Elbert County Employee of the Month for October is Elbert County Elementary School’s Vicki Little (middle). Vicki was recognized for her hard work in the classroom and Media Center. Shown with Little is Elbert County Elementary School Principal Stephanie Wiles (left) and Elbert County School Superintendent Chuck Bell.

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     Come join the Lady Devils this Saturday (11/17) for their FREE Kids Camp. Open to an girl 2nd - 8th Grade. #ladydevils #preparingourfuture 🤘🏽💙🏀

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