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Edward White Elementary

Edward White Elementary, a growing K-6 school with 573 students, sits in the heart of the North Scott School District between the high school and the junior high.  A recent 5.2 million-dollar update has added 28,000 square feet of classrooms, offices, a media center and a full-size competition gymnasium to the facility.  

Edward White Elementary has partnered with  the University of Northern Iowa and was named a State Model PCL {Partnerships in Comprehensive Literacy} school in 2014.  Edward White teachers have a reputation as highly skilled instructional strategists and their students consistently achieve at high levels.


Partnerships in Comprehensive Literacy


Click below for weather related school closings:

*KWQC School Closings*


The Scott County Library Bookmobile will stop at Ed White from 9:30-11:30 on the following Thursdays:
*February 11, 25
*March 10, 24
*April 7, 21
May 5, 19
Any student that has a Scott County Library card will be able to check out books.  Students will visit the Bookmobile with their homerooms.  If you need a library card, application forms are available in the school office. 


North Scott Schools

Kindergarten Round-Up

Friday, March 4, 2016

The North Scott School District is searching for children who will be attending Kindergarten next fall!  If you have a child who will be age five on or before Sept. 15, 2016 , please call the school where your child will attend.

Neil Armstrong Elementary                 285-3123

John Glenn Elementary                 282-9627

Virgil Grissom Elementary                 289-4404

Alan Shepard Elementary                 285-3115

Ed White Elementary                       285-3301

If you have a friend or neighbor with a child who is eligible for Kindergarten next school year, please encourage them to call one of the school buildings. By putting your child’s name on our Kindergarten list, you will be assured of receiving additional information about “Round Up” as well as additional registration information.

Please make every possible effort to attend Round Up but if you cannot make it that day, please call the building anyway so that we have a more accurate count for next fall.  All buildings run a morning (9AM) and an afternoon (1 PM) session that day.

Parents who are undecided about whether or not to send their child to Kindergarten or Pre-Kindergarten are encouraged to attend both the PK informational night on March 23rd at 6:00 PM at Central Office, and also Kindergarten Round Up for that school in order to obtain the most accurate information for decision making.


Free Vision Screening will be provided at all sites courtesy of the Eldridge Lions Club. The screening at Ed White will take place between 10:30 and 1:00. Please stay after the first session or come early to the second session for this vision screening.


Calendar of Events

February
6 Scottie Reads
8 K-2 Lego Club 3:05-3:45
9 Parent Teacher Conferences 3:15-7:45
10 K-2 Lego Club 3:05-3:45
11 Parent Teacher Conferences 3:15-7:45
12 Morning with Mom 6:45 AM-8:00 AM
12 Valentines Day Parties K-6 2:30-3:00
15 No School
16 3-4 Lego Club 3:05-3:45
16 PTA Meeting 7:00-8:00 PM
18 3-4 Lego Club 3:05-3:45
23 Student Council Mtg 7:30 AM
23 3-4 Lego Club 3:05-3:45
25 3-4 Lego Club 3:05-3:45
25 4 Yr Old Preschool Info-Adm Bldg 6:00
28 Figge Ceremony
29 Old Creamery Theatre 2:00

March
1 Skating Party
K-2 5:30-7:00
3-6 7:00-8:30
2 2 Hour Early Out/End of 2nd Trimester
3 K-2 Music Program High School Aud 6:30
4 Kindergarten Round-Up 9:00 & 1:00
4 Kindergarten students - No School Today!
14-18 No School - Spring Break
23 PreK5 Info Mtg - Adm Bldg 6:00
25 No School - Conference Comp Day
30 2 Hour Early Out

April
5         5-6 Lego Club 3:05-3:45
6         Two Hour Early Out
7         5-6 Lego Club 3:05-3:45
12       5-6 Lego Club 3:05-3:45
12       PTA Meeting 7:00-8:00
14       5-6 Lego Club 3:05-3:45
18       No School - Professional Development
19       5-6 Lego Club 3:05-3:45
21       5-6 Lego Club 3:05-3:45
26       5-6 Lego Club 3:05-3:45
28       5-6 Lego Club 3:05-3:45




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Monday, February 8  from  8:15am-3:05pm

Tuesday, February 9 from 8:15am-7:45pm

Wednesday, February 10 from 8:15am-3:05pm

Thursday, February 11 from 8:15am-7:45pm

Friday, February 12 from 8:15am-noon

*Teachers have created Wish Lists for books they'd love to have in their classroom.  Come take a look and consider sending them a valentine book this Valentine's Day!



Looking for a way to help Ed White without leaving the comfort of your home? Shop AmazonSmile when you need to buy something from Amazon and select Edward White PTA as your charity of choice. It doesn't cost you a dime, but we will receive .5% on qualifying purchases.


Check out the Ed White cake made by Mrs. Phares for the cake auction.  Our cake's theme is "a healthy meal for circus kids". It includes animal crackers, cotton candy, peanuts, circus peanuts and popcorn.  Thank you Mrs. Phares!

Lego League is Off to a Great Start!

posted by Jill Brunkan   [ updated ]

We had a blast at Lego League this week!  K-2 will be having their final two sessions next week.


100th Day Celebration!

posted Feb 4, 2016, 10:57 AM by Jill Brunkan   [ updated Feb 4, 2016, 1:50 PM ]

Kindergarten and first grade celebrated the 100th day of school this week!

Some of the activities the kids did:

Estimating items in a jar and voting if it was 100 or not 
Writing "What if I was 100 years old"
100 items in our snack bags
100 items from home in our museum








Third Grade Book Buddies Program

posted Feb 4, 2016, 10:45 AM by Jill Brunkan   [ updated Feb 4, 2016, 10:45 AM ]

Third grade was fortunate to have the River Bandits come present their Book Buddies program!
  This 4-week program encourages students to read at least 75 minutes each week.  Students who meet their reading goals will receive fun prizes such as a River Bandits bookmark, a QC Entertainment voucher, a River Bandits Amusement voucher, and a free ticket to a game!

Recorder Performance 4th/5th Grade

posted Feb 4, 2016, 10:40 AM by Jill Brunkan   [ updated Feb 4, 2016, 5:45 PM ]

You're Invited to a Recorder Performance!
WHO: 4th and 5th grade students

WHAT: Each class performing recorder songs they have learned!

WHEN: Thursday, February 18, 2016
4V 9:45-10:00 a.m. in Music Room #52
5M & 5K 10:30-10:45 a.m. in Music Room #52

WHEN: Friday, February 19, 2016
4K & 4G 9:45-10:00 a.m. in Music Room #52
5LG & 5D 10:30-10:45 a.m. in Music Room #52

Reminder: Practice sheets with at least 100 minutes (and parent signatures) are due February 19.
Questions?  Please contact Mrs. Hart at rita.hart@north-scott.k12.ia.us 

Battle of the Books

posted Feb 4, 2016, 9:41 AM by Jill Brunkan   [ updated Feb 4, 2016, 5:56 PM ]



4th/5th and 6th grade students have been reading from the Iowa Children's Choice award (Battle of the Books) list.  Interested students will compete with team members in our school rounds on February 22nd and 23rd.  The North Scott District Battle will take place on Saturday, March 5th.

Invent Iowa

posted Feb 4, 2016, 9:36 AM by Jill Brunkan   [ updated Feb 4, 2016, 9:37 AM ]

Mitchell M.
John D., Drew M., Nate B.


Grace H.
Dana R., Emily S., Emma R.


Sophia S., Bella S., and Grace V.

Valentine's Day Sale

posted Jan 28, 2016, 11:41 AM by Jill Brunkan   [ updated Jan 28, 2016, 11:41 AM ]



Ed White Student Council will be holding their annual Valentine's Day Sale.  The sale will be held Monday, February 8th through Friday, February 12.  There will be sale tables set up in two locations, the front lobby by the office and in the hallway by the media center. The tables will be set up in the mornings from 7:45-8:00 and in the afternoon 3:05-3:20.  We will be selling paper valentines for fifty cents a piece.  Students who buy a valentine will decorate it on their own, write who it is to be delivered to and who it is from.  Then they will drop the valentine in a box to be delivered. Student council members will be delivering the valentines on Friday, February 12 during school.  If students want to buy a valentine for a family member or friend that does not attend Ed White, they absolutely may do that!  They just won't add it to the box to be delivered on the 12th. 

Valentine's Day Parties

posted Jan 21, 2016, 11:59 AM by Jill Brunkan   [ updated Jan 21, 2016, 11:59 AM ]


Valentine's parties will be from 2:30 - 3:00 on Friday, February 12 for grades K-6.
There will be a sign-in sheets and volunteer stickers in the front lobby for our volunteers. 

Reminder: If bringing in valentine treats to be shared with the classroom please be aware of any students with an allergy. If you have any questions please contact the classroom teacher or the school nurse.  All treats need to be prepackaged.  Thank you.

Parent Teacher Conferences

posted Jan 14, 2016, 11:08 AM by Jill Brunkan   [ updated Jan 14, 2016, 11:08 AM ]

Ed White Parent Teacher Conferences are scheduled for the evenings of February 9 and 11 from 3:15 PM - 7:45 PM.

All conferences are scheduled with your child's homeroom teacher although our specialists (reading, special education, art, music, PE, guidance, media, and TAG) will be available on a "walk-in" basis.



*The Iowa Tests are in and will be distributed and discussed at Parent Teacher Conferences.

Student Spotlight

posted Dec 17, 2015, 12:51 PM by Jill Brunkan   [ updated Feb 4, 2016, 5:52 PM ]

Each week a student is randomly selected to appear in the Student Spotlight.
This week the spotlight is on:
Presley H.
  Kindergarten - Miss Diercks

At school I'm very good at:
Coloring.

Favorite restaurant:
Any place that has cheese pizza.

Favorite Valentine candy:
Peppermints.

Most precious possession:
My baby sister.

Favorite movie:
The Minions movie because the Minions are so funny.





Madyx H.
5th Grade - Mrs. Kilburg

At school I'm very good at:
Adding fractions.

Favorite restaurant:
Culvers.  I get the chicken tenders basket.

Favorite Valentine candy:
Clif bars.

Most precious possession:
My pets.  I have a yorkie named Toto, a bulldog named Cooper, and a maltese named Winter.

Favorite movie:
Skyfall.  I like action movies.


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