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OCT
19

EIS OCTOBER PARENT/TEACHER CONFERENCES

Our Parent/Teacher Conferences are scheduled for October 29th from 2:00 - 8:00pm. We will be dismissing students at 1:30pm on October 29th and 30th. We will have childcare available at EPS and EIS with trained staff, PTO volunteers, and employees from LEAP, Boys and Girls Club, and Latch key. If you have any questions please contact the school office at 812-876-2219.

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OCT
13

EIS Mistake Tree

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Fourth grade students recently read Because of Winn-Dixie. In the book, Gloria Dump shares with Opal her Mistake Tree in which each bottle hanging from it represented a mistake she had made. As a culminating activity, students in Mrs. Fisher and Mr. Stone's classrooms made mistake bottles to hang from a Mistake Tree. Students each placed "mistakes" in their bottle and discussed how everyone makes mistakes and how we learn from them.
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SEP
14

MONROE COUNTY FALL FESTIVAL

Our students will be attending the festival on Firday to engage in the STEM (Science,
Technology, Engineering, Math) activities provided by our many community partners. Please contact your child's teacher if you're interested in chaperoning for this event. Also, keep an eye out for our 5th Grade Student Council and EIS Ambassadors riding in the parade on September 19th! We'll be the Star Wars characters riding in the Jeeps. Be sure to wave hi and support our school leaders!

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SEP
02

EIS Fifth Grade Activities

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Fifth grade students have started the school year off learning to work cooperatively. They have begun a large unit in social studies covering Native American groups across America. A great way to get students talking, practicing vocabulary, and reading information is to buddy them up with a classmate. In reading, we have been working on text structures. Students have been working in small groups to find clues in their passages to determine which text structure the author was using. By learning how to discuss their subject information and how to work together as a team, students are making connections to the materials they are learning . What a wonderful start to the year!
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AUG
25

EIS THIRD GRADE STUDENTS

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Third grade students at EIS have been working on the skill of finding the main idea and supporting details in reading passages. This is a foundation skill for comprehension.
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