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Letter from Mr. Mahan
Aimee Morse
Thursday, August 27, 2020

Scott M. Ellis Elementary School

 Greenville CSD - where everyone Learns, Teaches, Belongs!  Spartan STRONG!

August 27, 2020

Dear Families,

I hope the final weeks of summer provide opportunities for play, laughter, and relaxation! 

As we move closer to September, parents can set their children up for success by using the final weeks of August to prepare for the school year. It often takes children one to two weeks to become acclimated to earlier bedtimes, reduced screen time, and morning routines, so please begin these transitions as soon as possible.

This year is unlike any other, and many of our regular routines have been disrupted.  Please use the following calendar of upcoming events for guidance about information that will be sent via mail/email, and when families should plan to come to GCS for student materials:

  • Aug. 27:    K - 5  Welcome, classroom assignment, and transportation letters will be mailed

  • Aug. 31:    Gr. 2 & 3 “First Day Work” (for 9.11.20) will be mailed 

  • Sept. 1:     Kinder - Gr. 3  Back-to-School packets will be mailed 

  • Sept. 2      Remote students pick-up learning materials/devices and

      Kindergarten Car Visits for all of Mrs. Dupuis’(remote) students  9:00-10:00am

  • Sept. 3      Gr. 4 and Gr. 5 students pick-up Back-to-School packets, chromebooks, and 

     “First Day Work”  (for 9.11 and 9.14)*

      *Students with last names beginning A-L  8:00-10:00am/ names M-Z

     10:00-12:00pm

  • Sept. 9      Sample arrival/dismissal videos will be sent to parents via emailed links

  • Sept. 9      Kindergarten Car Visits for Mrs. Kappel and Mrs.Thela’s students* 

  • Sept. 10    Kindergarten Car Visits for Ms.Herwick and Ms. Vincent’s students* 

      *Students with last names beginning A-L  2:00-2:30pm/ names M-Z  2:30-3:00pm  

  • Sept 11    FIRST DAY OF SCHOOL for all Kindergarten, Gr. 1, and all remote students;

     Grades 2-5 begin at home

  • Sept 14    In-person instruction begins for grade 2 and 3

  • Sept 15    In-person instruction begins for grade 4-5

  • Sept 16    K-12 Bus Safety Drill (for in-person students)

As always, please call or email the office staff with any questions. We look forward to the year together! 

Sincerely, 

Peter Mahan

Elementary Principal