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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*

Ed White Phone Number:
Our original office phone number is back in service. Please call 563-285-4544.  This number can also be used if you need to reach the nurse or call in an absence.  Thank you.  



If you have a child who will be age five on or before September 15, 2015, and did not attend Kindergarten Round Up, please call the school at 285-4544 so we have an accurate count for next fall.  




Calendar of Events

March
27         Report Cards Available

April
1           2 Hour Late Start
             Ed White Families Meet
1           Old Creamery Theatre 2:00
3           No School - District Comp Day
6           No School - Prof Dev Day
14         PTA Mtg 7:00
16         Skating Party
17         Market Day Orders Due to School
21         Market Day Orders Due Online
27         Market Day Pick Up 6:30

May
4           PTA Mtg 3:20 
11         No School - Prof Dev Day
12         5th Grade Field Days
13         6th Grade Field Days
25         No School  - Memorial Day
29         2 Hour Early Out
29         LAST DAY OF SCHOOL








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3rd Quarter Report Cards

posted Mar 27, 2015, 6:30 AM by Jill Brunkan

Edward White Parents –

Your child’s report card is ready to be viewed in Power School!  It’s very important that you take a few moments and look at your child’s progress.  We have tried to make it as simple as possible…  

We are hoping these directions will help you with logging in…

How to access your child’s report card:

1.      Start at the North Scott Community School District homepage.

2.      Click on Power School, located on the far right of the screen.

3.      Click on Parents/Students.

4.      Enter your user name and password. If you have forgotten your user name and/or password, please e-mail Jill at jill.brunkan@north-scott.k12.ia.us or you can call her at 563-285-3301.

5.      Once in Power School, the first screen is Grades and Attendance.

6.       THIS IS NOT WHERE YOU WILL FIND YOUR CHILD’S REPORT CARD.

7.      Scroll down the left hand column to Document Vault, and click on it.

8.      This will open a page with the heading Additional Features. Then click on the download button for StandardsReport Card.

Note: If you have multiple students, you will see all the names listed at the top of the page. You will need to click on each child’s name to see their report card


2 Hour Late Start

posted Mar 27, 2015, 5:39 AM by Jill Brunkan   [ updated Mar 27, 2015, 5:39 AM ]


There will be a 2 Hour Late Start on Wednesday, April 1.  Classes will officially begin at 10:15 a.m.  Please make the necessary arrangements for this change of schedule.  During this late start the Edward White staff will be engaged in staff development activities relating to our building goals.


No School - April 3

posted Mar 27, 2015, 5:38 AM by Jill Brunkan   [ updated ]

There will be no school on Friday, April 3, due to a District Comp Day.  Please make the necessary arrangements for this change in schedule.

Figge Youth Exhibit Winners

posted Mar 26, 2015, 12:53 PM by Jill Brunkan   [ updated Mar 27, 2015, 1:29 PM ]

Congratulations to the students listed below!  Their artwork was selected for the North Scott School's art exhibit at the Figge Art Museum in Davenport.  The exhibit this year has the theme of abstract art and includes the work of artists across our district in grades 3-5.  As a class we specifically studied the various types of Surrealism from the following artists: Salvador Dali (3rd grade), Joan Miro (4th grade), and Rene Magritte (5th grade).

The youth exhibit takes place April 4 - April 12 in the Community Gallery on the second floor.  There will be a special recognition ceremony on Sunday, April 12 at 1:00 p.m. in the auditorium adjacent to the Community Gallery.


3rd Grade:
Georgia B.
Logan F.
Aiden D.
Tate D.
Maddux L.
Lillian K.
4th Grade
Sydney W.
Cora O.
Annika L.
Nate S.
Hazel K.
5th Grade
Ireland L.
Madison P.
Austin L.
Lauren R.
Jenna V.

Zumba in Kindergarten

posted Mar 26, 2015, 12:50 PM by Jill Brunkan   [ updated Mar 26, 2015, 12:51 PM ]




Pennies for Patients

posted Mar 26, 2015, 12:49 PM by Jill Brunkan   [ updated Mar 26, 2015, 12:49 PM ]


Mrs. Thavenet's 2nd grade class won the Pennies for Patients Contest.
They won a pasta party on April 3 from Olive Garden!

Ed White Elementary All-School Read: A Bad Case of Stripes

posted Mar 26, 2015, 12:45 PM by Jill Brunkan   [ updated Mar 26, 2015, 12:45 PM ]

Ed White Elementary All-School Read: A Bad Case of Stripes

Week 3 Family Literacy Activities


Camilla Cream had a huge problem in A Bad Case of Stripes. After reading the book with your family talk about all the different ways they tried to solve the problem of the stripes. Have fun problem solving with one of the following activities:

*What solutions can your family think of to get rid of the stripes?

*Write your own version of the story with a different solution to the problem.

*Be imaginative and make up a problem. What steps could you take to solve it?

Student Spotlight

posted Mar 5, 2015, 2:01 PM by Jill Brunkan   [ updated Mar 27, 2015, 6:18 AM ]

Each week a boy and a girl are randomly selected to appear in the Student Spotlight.
This week the spotlight is on:
Landon P.
1st Grade - Mrs. Rakuc

Best thing about 1st Grade:
When we get to do fun crafts and I also like learning about the earth.

During spring break this is what I did:
I got to go to the Marine Aquarium in Florida.  The otters were my favorite.

Favorite restaurant:
Red Lobster.  I like the mac and cheese.

My collection:
I collect Pokeman cards.

Future profession:
I want to be a police officer so I can drive the police car.








Karsyn A.
1st Grade - Mrs. Shea

Best thing about 1st Grade:
I like writing stories.

During spring break this is what I did:
I played, I went to my Grandpa's, and I went to Pizza Ranch.

Favorite restaurant:
Texas Roadhouse.  The like the buns with the tasty butter with cinnamon.

My collection:
I have shells from the beach.

Future profession:
I want to be a dance teacher, because I love to dance.  I take ballet and tap.

5th and 6th Grade Field Days Cookout

posted Mar 5, 2015, 8:56 AM by Jill Brunkan   [ updated Mar 23, 2015, 12:06 PM ]

Attached, you will find the flier/order form for the 1st Annual Field Days Cookout!  The cookout is for both students and adults and will allow parents/adults to purchase "cookout" items during the fun day without the hassle of having to leave!  You will see the flier includes a pre-order return slip so that we can have all orders in BY MAY 1.


CARSON G. ADVANCES TO THE STATE KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS FREE THROW CHAMPIONSHIP

posted Mar 5, 2015, 8:52 AM by Jill Brunkan   [ updated Mar 27, 2015, 7:18 AM ]


CARSON ADVANCES TO THE STATE KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS FREE THROW CHAMPIONSHIP

 

St Ann’s Knights of Columbus Council 14695 had two local youth free throw shooters advance to the Regional Free Throw Championship in Cedar Rapids on February 22nd.

 

Carson won the 12 year old boys division at the Council competition at Alan Shepard on January 3rd & advanced to the District competition at LeClaire Rec Center on February 8th. Carson made 21 out of 25 free throws to win the District crown & advance to the Regional competition. At the Regional competition, Carson made 22 out of 25 free throws at Cedar Rapids LaSalle Middle School on February 22nd  to best the field of seven shooters to advance to the State Knights of Columbus Free Throw Championship at Wells Fargo Arena on March 29th.

 

Lauren G. also won the 10 year old girls division at the Council competition at Alan Shepard on January 3rd to advance to the District competition at LeClaire Rec Center on February 8th. Lauren made 9 out of 25 free throws to win the District crown & advance to Cedar Rapids for the Regional competition on February 22nd. At the Regional, Lauren made 9 out of 25 free throws to take 3rd place out of a field of seven.

 


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