Ellsworth Elementary Middle School PK-4


HAPPY SUMMER VACATION!  Have a wonderful summer.

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playground closed
The EEMS playground will be closed until all yearly maintenance is complete. We thank you for understanding the importance of getting it ready for the 2014-2015 school year.
Thank you to those who are leaving
We would like to thank the following teachers for their service to the Ellsworth students and community. They will not returning for the 2014 school year: Mrs. Dorr, Ms. Gommel, Mrs. Phillips, Mrs. Roy and Ms. Smith. Mrs. Cease, our bookkeeper, is leaving EEMS but will be working for the Ellsworth School District!
Garden Update

Garden Update Bean tepees are ready thanks to the volunteer work of parents and children last Friday the 13th. The Reader Buddy team of Mrs. Newett and Mrs. Young planted about 40 mammoth sunflowers at the school's main entrance and at our union River Outdoor Classroom. These will great you in September! The first graders are about to plant bean seeds and their five varieties of pumpkins and squashes. The Learning Community's cabbages are becoming gigantic and their radishes are ready to eat. They will soon plant their corn which they plan to serve as popcorn next school year!
Mrs. Roguski is planting surprise veggies with her students before the school is over, and Mrs. Stackpole from 7th grade is also taking over. Take a leisure walk at our two school gardens and enjoy! If you want to volunteer on a one time basis or on a particular project please contact our office or write to christalittlesiebold@gmail.com
GARDEN HELP NEEDED

GARDEN HELP NEEDED We need your hands at the School Garden for the big last push to get the soil ready for teachers and students to plant their seeds and seedlings! JOIN us rain or shine on FRIDAY the 13th from 1:00 onwards. If you can come at a different time please contact Christa Little-Siebold at 664-0168 or christalittlesiebold@gmail.com
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ROAR...Respect Others and Accept Responsiblity

ROAR...Respect Others and Accept Responsiblity We had a great time today with Jedlie, the Magician. His show was awesome and students enjoyed his message. Thank you PTF for this great opportunity.
Annual Walk-A-Thon
The annual Walk-A-Thon is Friday, May 30th. For every $5 pledge, a student will receive a raffle ticket. This will give students a chance to win the following prizes: bicycles, skate board, movie tickets, Fun Park tickets, a YMCA Youth membership, Morton’s Moo ice cream, and other gift certificates. This is the only fund raiser that EEMS K-4 sponsors throughout the year.
Maine College Circle Essay Winners
Thursday is a big night for 25 EEMS students from who will receive a $100 college scholarship at EEMS at 6PM. Please note the location change as City Hall is not big enough for this event. The event will be held in the EEMS cafeteria. Be sure to RSVP to Bob Stuart.
GARDEN NEWS

GARDEN NEWS Sharing a few pictures that show the great energy at our First Spring Garden Party. 7 families showed up with tools including beach buckets to work in the gardens on Friday, May 9.

EEMS started their vermiculture bins in the classrooms of Mrs. Kell (Learning Community), Mrs. Brown (grade 4), and Mrs. Mattila (grade 7). Parent volunteer Wayne Simmons prepared the bins. Marjorie Peronto, specialist in vermiculture of the University of Maine Extension came to do demonstrations in those classrooms. Soon these students will be "feeding" the soil of our school gardens.
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Principal's Corner

Welcome to Ellsworth Elementary-Middle School and thank you for visiting our web site. Our goal is to answer your questions and help make your child's educational experience a successful one. The PreK-4 section of Ellsworth Elementary-Middle School has 500 students enrolled. Our PreK program is a collaborative with Child and Family Opportunities and is located at their center.

As always, our goal is to help all the children in our community to experience the greatest level of school success, satisfaction, and growth they possibly can. We are fortunate to have an elementary school staff that goes out of their way to help each student achieve their greatest potential.

If you have any questions, please contact me at 667-6241 or aroper@rsu24.org. I look forward to working with you.

Amy Peterson-Roper, Principal PreK-4

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