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Back to School: 2016-2017

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5th Graders:
Students should use a padded laptop carrying backpack.  I strongly urge all students to use a laptop backpack or a padded laptop sleeve.  You will want to be sure your child has padded protection to minimize damage to their laptops.

Any backpack or bag purchased should be designed to carry a 14” or greater laptop and have a dedicated and padded laptop carrying compartment. 

Thank you,


Mrs. Bevil and the 5th Grade Teachers

Summer Challenge
Dear Eads Families,

Summer is here and it is often a time when students who have made academic gains throughout the school year, slowly slip backwards.  As your educational partner, we have developed resources to work on over the summer to maintain and even strengthen skills.

Kindergarten Summer Packet

Grade 1 Summer Packet

Grade 2 Summer Packet

Grade 3 Summer Packet

Grade 4 Summer Packet

Please remember that the activities we have listed will help students maintain healthy habits such as reading daily, enjoying new exciting words and keeping math facts fresh.

Enjoy your time together this summer!

Mrs. Bevil

2016-2017 Kindergarten Enrollment Information

Parents of Kindergarten students and new students for the 2016-2017 school year are asked to visit their home school at their convenience during the week of March 7-11 from 10 am to 3 pm to begin the registration process.

Please visit our Kindergarten and New Student Registration Informational Handout for more information

Eads Elementary Recognizes Disability Awareness Month

Eads Elementary recognized Disability Awareness Month throughout March with assemblies, fairs, art projects and parent education.

The first week, all students attended an assembly with our guest speaker, Kathy Nimmer, the Indiana 2015 Teacher of the Year.  Ms. Nimmer attended Frank Hammond Elementary.  She lost her sight when she was a young girl.  She attended Ball State University and currently teaches Language Arts in a high school.  She was very inspirational and taught the children that you can overcome a disability with your determination and attitude.

The second week grades K-2 attended an assembly by Kids on the Block.  This puppet show addressed sensitivity and awareness of children with special needs.

Mrs. Plesha, the School Service Provider, with the help of the Eads staff, organized a disability fair for 3rd-5th grade students.  The students learned about different disabilities students may have in their school and in the community.  The stations included activities to learn about Communication Disorders, Autism, ADHD, and Visual, Hearing, and Physical Impairments.

During the month, parents received information on how to teach and talk to their children about people with disabilities.

The last week before spring break, Eads students and staff took part in an all school art project. Students colored and decorated a paper fish to represent themselves on our school display: We all may be different fish, but in this school we swim together. 

Indiana’s First Lady Visits Eads Elementary

First Lady Karen Pence, Indiana’s Bicentennial ambassador, visited Eads Elementary School to meet with fourth-graders.  The First Lady came dressed as a woman from 1816 in a navy blue dress and hat. The 4th graders study Indiana history.  The students were invited to stop in Mrs. Pence’s office when they visit the state capitol in May.

Mrs. Bevil, Mr. Anderson, the Munster Town Manager, Mr. Ostojic,a school board member, and several students welcomed Mrs. Pence to the school and told her about the things the students have been studying about in Indiana history.  The students made a picture for Mrs. Pence and gave her a box of Munster’s famous Munster Donuts.

Mrs. Pence told the students that she is the governor’s wife and was a teacher for 25 years.  She shared stories about where she works and lives.

The First Lady told the students she chose to dress from 1816 because of the Indiana Bicentennial celebration this year. And she is the ambassador for the festivities.

Mrs. Pence brought along a large map of Indiana with the counties all outlined and let the students put blocks on the map representing the 92 counties of Indiana. All of the 4th graders helped put the counties on the map.

Students were able to ask questions before Mrs. Pence presented the class with an Indiana Bicentennial book.



The students presented Mrs. Pence with                        Each student got to put a piece of the county
artwork made from their thumbprints.                           puzzle on the map.

       “Home is Where the Heart Is”

Linda Bevil

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Welcome to Eads Elementary School!

The faculty and staff of James B. Eads Elementary School welcome you and your family to our school community.  We are grateful for the excellent facilities and educational programs that we can provide for your children.  We are proud to announce that we are a Purdue Calumet University Mathematics and Science teaching site.  In May, Eads Elementary was named a Healthy Hoosier Bronze winning school for the initiatives that were implemented concerning nutrition and physical activity.

We encourage you to take an active part in your child's education by participating in the Parent Teacher Organization (PTO), as a volunteer in classrooms, on study trips, and by visiting us at Eads often. We want you to become active partners in every facet of the educational process here at Eads. Let's work together to make this the best year ever for your child.

We are looking forward to a year filled with academic excellence. Thank you for the opportunity to work with your child during this school year. We hope it will prove to be both challenging and rewarding.

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Feb 10th - 7:00pm
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