School Hours for Students
Kinder student hours:
. Monday to Thursday (starting September 30th)
Grades 1st through 3rd student hours:
Grades 4th through 5th student hours:
. Monday to Friday
PLEASE NOTE ONCE A MONTH
THERE IS A TEACHER LEARNING DAY
ALL STUDENTS, KINDER THROUGH 5TH GRADE
ARE RELEASED AT .
PLEASE CHECK THE SCHOOL CALENDAR FOR SPECIFIC TEACHER LEARNING DAY DATES.
PLEASE REMEMBER TO ARRIVE TO SCHOOL ON TIME.
TARDIES ARE DISCOURAGED.
Welcome to Ellis Elementary School, the home of the Eagles! The Ellis staff believes
in our mission which is learning for all. We have integrated the structure of a
professional learning community to assure groups of teachers are focusing on
essential learnings, using assessments and data to determine the needs of each
student, and improving instructional practices by attending professional
We are guided by the Seven Correlates of Effective Schools:
1) Providing a safe and orderly environment that promotes learning
2) A climate of high expectations for success
3) Strong instructional leadership
4) A clear and focused mission
5) Opportunity to learn and student time on task
6) Frequent monitoring of student progress
7) Strong home-school relations
The entire Ellis staff is committed to ensuring your child’s day is focused on reading,
writing, solving problems in math and science, and exposure to the arts in a
nurturing, supportive environment. We shall recognize achievements in both
academics and social growth.
We recognize and respect that parents are the first teachers of their children. As
partners in your child’s education we would encourage you to consider the following:
My staff and I look forward to working with you and your students during the 2013-2014 school year. Please do not hesitate to call upon me if I can be of assistance.
Eric Panosian, Principal