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Ellis Celebrates Diversity

On Friday, March 3rd, 2017 Ellis had a wonderful day celebrating our diversity which makes our school great. Students made banners representing their diversity and then we paraded around the neighborhood. Many parents joined us and people came out of their homes to cheer us on. Students reported feeling very happy during the entire parade. […]


Resources about Immigration

Please read details about immigration KNOW YOUR RIGHTS Everyone has certain basic rights, no matter who is president Sanctuary Cities Expedited Removal and Family Detention: Denying Due Process How DPS will protect student rights Immigration Questions


Important Message from Principal Whiteman

Thursday, 02/10/17 Greetings, As members of the Ellis Community, we want to make it known that our community is stronger, richer, more joyful, smarter, and simply better because of our diversity in race, cultural background, language and countries of origin. Everyone is not only welcome at Ellis, we are better off because of our diverse […]


Free Dental Care

Comfort Dental will offer free dental care on December 24th on a first come first served basis.


Hat Day

Tomorrow is Hat Day for students who donate a dollar or more to our Pennies for Patients fundraiser supporting the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society!


Holiday Fundraiser for Families

Holiday Fundraiser for Families at Ellis Elementary Teachers will choose a deserving family in each grade (ECE – 5th Grade) to receive a holiday basket from the PTO. We are asking you for donations one or more of the following: Non-perishable food Wrapped gifts (age of your child with grade written on packages) Cash to […]


Pennies for Patients

The results from week one are in! Ellis is rocking our Pennies for Patients Fundraiser!! So far we have raised $1,087.17 Please keep bringing in change through the end of this week. Remember the winning class gets a pizza party!


School Deets!!!

We are rolling out a super exciting new app at Ellis! This will allow teachers, administrators, after school club directors etc. to communicate with parents directly. Today your child will be bringing home a sheet of paper about how to download the free app. Please make sure you use your child’s unique code so that […]


School of Choice

Ellis Elementary is hosting three upcoming tours of the school for parents in search of their school of choice, or to learn about the neighborhood school. Ellis Elementary is located at 1651 S Dahlia St . Tours will be offered at the following dates/times: Dec. 8 from 9:30 – 10:00 AM Dec. 15 from 1:30 […]