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OCT
19

Walk To School Day

Stinesville Students Celebrate Walk to School Day

Students and staff of Stinesville Elementary helped promote healthy habits by participating in National Walk to School Day on October 5th. The event was a great way to energize students and teachers and get them ready for the day. Please check out the video below!

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SEP
02

Color Run 2016

Color Run 2016
The annual Edgewood Color Run was held on Friday, August 26th at the Edgewood Cross Country Course in Ellettsville.  Our SES Quarry Lads & Lassies from grades 3-5 tore up the course with their quick feet, laughter, and a little sweat along the way.  As our students ran through the woods and across the fields, parent volunteers were around each corner, ready to throw some color powder on our runners to brighten up their day.  Following the run, RBB Food Services provided some healthy snacks and water to help our athletes reenergize for the remainder of the school day.  Thank you to our volunteers and parents for their support in this fundraising venture.  It was a wonderful activity that created memories that we will hold onto for years to come.
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AUG
30

There's an App for That!

There's an App for That!
Want to stay up to date on all the wonderful things happening at SES?  Well, there’s an app for that!  Visit the app store on your device and search for “Stinesville Elementary School.”  There, you will find a free app with a wide variety of resources including, but not limited to, the lunch menu, school calendar, staff contacts, student handbook, Twitter feed, Monday Minutes, newsletters, Harmony, and so much more!  We are adding new areas to our app as the school year progresses, so stay up to date on what is happening with the Stinesville Elementary App!
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JUN
15

Have A Wonderful Summer!

The Stinesville faculty and staff wish all of our families a wonderful summer!  Below is the schedule for summer hours and registration.
  • July 20- SES office will open for the 2016-2017 school year
  • July 25- July 26- New student registration
  • July 27-July 29- Returning student registration (complete online)
  • August 3- Ice cream social and meet the teacher night from 5:30-6:30 p.m.
  • August 4- 1st student day for the 2016-2017 school year

  Supply List for 2016-2017 School Year

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MAY
17

Exciting Events at SES

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APR
08

WIN Time

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FEB
22

Harmony 3 Family Access

We are switching our current Harmony Parent/Student portal to the New Harmony 3 Family Access and all parents should have received an email with the link to log in, as well as instructions for the setup. If you have not yet setup the new Family Access, please do so as soon as possible because the old version will be turned off on March 17th.

One of the advantages of the new Harmony 3 Family Access is that it allows parents and students to have separate accounts with their own user names and passwords to access information as well as set notifications. Because the accounts are separate, students will not be able to make changes to any of the settings made by parents.

In the new program you will be able to add all your students into one login and to see the following:

Progress Reports

Attendance

Discipline

Homework Agenda

Online Payments

Push Notification

The new site link is:

Harmony 3 Family Access

The link is also posted on the corporation as well as each building website.

We hope you enjoy the features of the new site.

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JAN
21

100th Day of School

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DEC
17

4th Graders Visit Indiana State House

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Our fourth graders had an amazing opportunity to attend the annual First Lady’s Tree Trim program at the State House. We arrived at school at 7:45 a.m. and were on our way before most students arrived at school for the day! This gave us time to walk to the State House and clear security before the program started. The special program included meeting Governor and Mrs. Pence, Santa and Mrs. Claus and hearing a wonderful middle school show choir sing some Christmas tunes. Many of the students got to shake Governor and Mrs. Pence’s hand, what a special experience! We learned about how Christmas trees are grown, harvested and even how we can recycle them after Christmas is over. Governor Pence read T’was the Night before Christmas to the students and shared how it was the Pence family holiday tradition to read it to their children on Christmas Eve. Mrs. Pence then took the fourth graders to the craft activity. She has taught for over 25 years in elementary classrooms, including art, so she was very excited to teach this craft to us. The students made an old fashioned Christmas tree ornament from twigs, gathered from the Governor’s Mansion, and strips of fabric tied on to the twig then cut to make the shape of a tree. They were fun to make and very special and unique to have. After we made our craft, we moved to the Capitol Rotunda where representatives from kindergarten to 5th grade lit a tree, including a very large one that represented all the people of Indiana.

Prior to our visit, we used this experience to learn about our executive branch of government and the roles of the Governor and First Lady. The students learned about the history of the State House and were very excited to see first-hand what we had talked about in the classroom. They found the stained glass dome of the rotunda, made in 1888, very beautiful and an incredible sight to see! We couldn’t leave without taking a picture on the steps outside the State House to capture the moment.

After an exciting morning we could not wait for lunch! We stopped at Steak ‘N Shake in Martinsville and had a delicious meal. The staff at the restaurant was very complimentary of our students’ manners and behavior.

This trip was truly an unforgettable experience for all of us!

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DEC
14

SES Christmas Program

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NOV
23

SES Spell Bowl Places First!

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On Thursday, November 19th, our SES Spell Bowl Team competed in the regional Indiana Spell Bowl held in Mooresvile, IN. Our team placed first in their division! The SES team was comprised of 4th and 5th grade students who tried out earlier in the year. Students met two times each week for the past two months, working to memorize over 750 words! The Spell Bowl competition is sponsored by Purdue University and the Indiana Association of School Principals each year. A special “thank you” goes to our Spell Bowl Coaches, Miss Blackard and Miss Krevda. Congratulations to our wonderful team in the state competition, bringing home first place for their site. Our students were excellent ambassadors for SES and the Stinesville community.
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NOV
13

Announcing the new Harmony 3 Family Access for Parents and Students!

We are switching our current Harmony Parent/Student portal to the New Harmony 3 Family Access and all parents should have received an email with the link to log in, as well as instructions for the setup. Everyone needs to register with the new credentials, as we will eventually be turning off the current version of the program.

One of the advantages of the new Harmony 3 Family Access is that it allows parents and students to have separate accounts with their own user names and passwords to access information as well as set notifications. Because the accounts are separate, students will not be able to make changes to any of the settings made by parents.

In the new program you will be able to add all your students into one login and to see the following:

Progress Reports

Attendance

Discipline

Homework Agenda

Online Payments

Push Notification

The new site link is:

Harmony 3 Family Access

The link is also posted on the corporation as well as each building website.

We hope you enjoy the features of the new site.

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NOV
12

Veterans Day 2015

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Students, staff and community members came together on November 11th to recognize the men and women who have served our country and are doing so today. Nearly 25 veterans were able to attend the Veterans Day Program held in the gym. Students in Mrs. Chestnut, Mrs. Walcott and Mrs. Noth’s classes gave brief presentations on the history of Veterans Day and shared a poem as well. Our Stinesville Quarry Choir, made up of 4th and 5th grade students, performed two songs in recognition of our special guests. If you would like to watch a video of the choir, visit our SES Facebook page.

Thank you to the men and women who have laid their lives on the line to make The United States of America the great country that it is today. Our freedom would not be what it is today without your sacrifices.

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OCT
14

"Sock"-tober

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OCT
12

We Have CLASS!

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SEP
18

Edgewood Color Run 2015

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AUG
24

SES is on Facebook and Twitter!

Stinesville Elementary School recently took the next step in keeping families and friends up to date on what is happening at school by joining Facebook and Twitter. For up to the minute information about what is going on at school and what is planned for down the road, like our Facebook page or follow us on Twitter. Facebook and Twitter are two quick and easy ways to stay in the loop and get an inside look at how your children are learning at school. We have a few posts on both Facebook and Twitter already, and the teachers are excited to add more throughout the year. If you make a post on Facebook, you may have to wait until it is approved for the public by the page administrator. facebookandtwitter

Facebook: Stinesville Elementary School

Twitter: @SES_RBBCSC

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JUN
23

Latch Key coming to SES in 2015-2016

Beginning with the 2015-2016 school year, Stinesville Elementary School will be offering before/after school care through a program called Latch Key. Morning services will run from 6:30-8:35 am. Afternoon services will run from 3:25-5:45pm. Complimentary childcare will continue to be offered during the late start Wednesday each week.

For additional information, you may contact the Stinesville Elementary office at 812-876-2474 or the Director of the Latch Key Program, Adrienne Bucklew, at 812-876-9600 ext. 2859 or abucklew@rbbschools.net .

Click here to access the previous introductory letter and enrollment form utilized by RBBCSC for Latch Key.

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APR
07

IU students visit Mrs. Ware's Class

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The second grade students at Stinesville Elementary had a few special visitors before Spring Break. Three IU students on the IU Rowing Team came to visit our classroom. The IU students read a book to the children as part of "Reading Across America" program. The also were very inspirational when discussing future goals and plans with the children. I am sure that you can see the excitement on the students faces.
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MAR
04

SES Students Reach for the Stars!

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During the month of February, students at SES engaged in a two-week reading challenge in parternership with Usborne Books. Students set a goal to read 100,000 minutes. During this time, students were collecting pledges from family and friends for their reading. Pledges collected allowed students the opportunity to go to a book fair to pick out books not only for them, but for their classroom as well! On February 26th, the school celebrated the attainmnet of their goal by welcoming in Stephanie Holman (Miss Stephanie) from our Ellettsville Public Library to engage students and staff in an interactive storytelling. Each grade had a role to play throughout the story. Following the storytelling, the top three readers (minutes read) were recognized in frnt of the school with medals for their achievement. While three students were recognized from each classroom, it took every student in the school to exceed the goal of 100,000 minutes read. to conclude the convocation, since the school exceeded their goal, Mr. Hopkins upheld his end of the deal with students by geting down on his knees and kissing a potbelly pig! It was wonderful to see students at SES work together toweards a common goal and have a lot of fn along the way!
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