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Edward White Elementary, a growing K-6 school with 525 students, sits in the heart of the North Scott School District between the high school and the junior high.  A 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.  





Ed White Bookmobile Schedule
Tuesdays 12:30-2:30
January 29
February 12, 26
March 26
April 9, 23
May 7

Calendar of Events

January
17       Student Council Meeting 3:05-3:45
21       No School - Professional Development
31       K-1st Music Program - Aud 6:30 

February
1         Muffins with Mom
15       Valentine's Day Parties 2:30
18       No School - President's Day
21       Student Council Mtg 3:05 - 3:45
22       2 Hour Early Out
26       Skating Party 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

March 
1         Kindergarten Round Up 9:00 & 1:00
3         Figge Youth Art Show
7         2nd Trimester Report Cards Sent Home
11-15  Spring Break
19       Parent Teacher Conferences 3:30-7:45
20       PreK Info Night-Central Office 6:00
21       Parent Teacher Conferences 3:30-7:45
28       Student Council Mtg 3:05-3:45
29       2 Hour Early Out


Special Area Rotation Schedule
Click here for your child's specific specials rotation




School Supplies for 2018-19 School Year






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Bully Prevention Assembly

posted by Jill Brunkan   [ updated ]

On January 14, Ed White students participated in a Bully Prevention Assembly where they learned how to identify a bully/bullies, ways to be an upstander instead of a bystander, and most importantly, if they "see something, they say something" to a trusted adult at school and at home.  You can check out some highlights from our Bully Prevention Assembly and photos below:













Be Brave: If you See Something, Say Something

posted by Jill Brunkan   [ updated ]



Click here to watch our Ed White video Be Brave: If you See Something, Say Something


Kindergarten Round-Up, PreK Meeting, Preschool

posted Jan 9, 2019, 10:39 AM by Jill Brunkan   [ updated Jan 11, 2019, 8:59 AM ]


Kindergarten Round-Up will be held on March 1
st this school year.  If you have a child who will be age five on or before September 15, 2019, please call the school (563.285.4544).  We will have a morning (9:00 AM) and an afternoon (1:00 PM) session that day. Attend the session that works best for you and your child. If you have a friend or a neighbor with an incoming kindergartner, encourage them to call the school. 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.

Pre-Kindergarten Information Night
Parents who are undecided about whether to send their child to Kindergarten or Pre-Kindergarten are encouraged to attend both the Pre-K informational night (on March 20 at 6:00 PM at the Administration Building) and Kindergarten Round Up for that school in order to obtain the most accurate information for decision making.

Four Year Old Preschool Programs

Please plan to attend a meeting for information about the North Scott Four-Year-Old programs that are available. The meeting date is Tuesday, February 26th at Alan Shepard Elementary School in Long Grove, beginning at 6:00 PM. It is not necessary to bring your child with you to the meeting. 

If you have had a child previously participate in our preschool program, it is not necessary to attend the meeting. 

Registration paperwork may be completed at this meeting or you can access it online at https://www.north-scott.k12.ia.us/early-childhood-education 

Some basic information follows: 
Department of Education Preschool(s)
  Children must be four-years-old by Sept. 15, 2019 
 “Slots” have been purchased from quality private providers 
 A minimum of ten (free) hours per week is provided 
 Certified teachers are in place at all sites 
 Locations at 
o Alan Shepard Elementary, Long Grove, 8:00- 11:00 and 12 – 3:00 PM, Tu – F 
o Neil Armstrong Elementary, Park View, 8:00 - 11:00 and 12 – 3:00 PM, Tu – F 
o Virgil Grissom, Princeton, 8:00 – 11:00 AM, Tu - F 
o Eldridge Preschool and Childcare, Eldridge, days and times vary 
o Children’s Choice, Eldridge, 8:30-11:00 and 12:30-3:00 PM, Tu – F 
 Wrap around childcare is available at Virgil Grissom Elementary, Eldridge Preschool and Childcare, and Children’s Choice. 

If you are unable to attend this meeting, please call 285-3115 to receive a packet of information in the mail. If you have questions, please contact Chad Ruth at Alan Shepard Elementary, 563- 285-3114.

Cake Auction

posted Jan 9, 2019, 7:17 AM by Jill Brunkan   [ updated Jan 9, 2019, 7:17 AM ]




For more information about the cake auction please click on the attachment below.

RED OUT - February 1

posted Jan 8, 2019, 11:03 AM by Jill Brunkan   [ updated ]

Red Out
On Friday, FEBRUARY 1 2019, our District will be holding a District Wide RED OUT event in which students and staff are encouraged to wear RED to school. Also that evening, we have the opportunity to promote this event at the  F/S/JV/V GBB home games. We invite our students, staff, parents, and community members to join in the fun as well. 

Game Times at the High School will begin at 4:15 starting with Freshman/JV/Sophomore/ and Varsity! During the games, there will be extra Tshirts being sold and the opportunity for you to purchase a $1 Heart to Hang in the Pit during the month of February honoring a Heart patient!  

All proceeds will go to our local American Heart Association for continued research and medical treatment. In addition to giving back to the Local American Heart Association, our PE programs will be profiting some of the proceeds to add additional education and materials/equipment into their classrooms K-12. 

Author Signing and New Book Release

posted Jan 4, 2019, 9:42 AM by Jill Brunkan   [ updated Jan 4, 2019, 9:42 AM ]


An author signing and new book release for Pat McCaw's sequel to "Saving the World" entitled "Return to Grymballia" will be at the Eldridge Library on February 3 from 1:00 - 3:00 p.m.  Books will be available for purchase and also available on Amazon.

No School - January 21

posted Dec 13, 2018, 3:48 PM by Jill Brunkan   [ updated Jan 10, 2019, 1:36 PM ]



There will be no school on Monday, January 21 due to a Professional Development Day.

Lost and Found

posted Dec 6, 2018, 10:20 AM by Jill Brunkan   [ updated Dec 6, 2018, 10:21 AM ]


If your child is missing anything please check out the lost and found in the astronaut lobby.  There are all kinds of hats, mittens, jackets, sweatshirts, and coats.  Please remember to label all of your child's belongings.  Thanks!

Mornings with Mom - February 1

posted Nov 27, 2018, 10:11 AM by Jill Brunkan   [ updated Jan 11, 2019, 9:05 AM ]



Student Spotlight

posted Oct 4, 2018, 1:32 PM by Jill Brunkan   [ updated ]

Each week one girl and one boy are randomly selected to appear in the Student Spotlight.
This week the spotlight is on:
Millie T.
Third Grade - Mrs. Bekel/Mrs. Weiman

Favorite hobby:
I like to paint.  Being an artist runs in my family.

Something special about me:
I love to sing.  I make up songs and write them down.

Favorite music:
I like the band Five Finger Death Punch.

Favorite place to be:
In the dark where it's peaceful and quiet.

Favorite movie:
Pitch Perfect and Pirates of the Carribean: The Curse of the Black Pearl.

Caleb D.
3rd Grade - Mrs. Baldwin

Favorite hobby:
Playing video games.  I like Avengers.

Something special about me:
I have lucky glasses.

Favorite music:
The Lego Movie song.

Favorite place to be:
In my bedroom.

Favorite movie:
The first Lego Movie but when the second Lego Movie comes out on February 8, then that will be my favorite movie.

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