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Food For Thought

Dear Ellis Parents, EXCITING NEWS! Ellis Elementary will be rolling out a new food sack program from Food for Thought Organization for ALL of our students and families on Friday, February 26th, 2016. In partnership with South High School, Food for Thought Organization will deliver a bag of non-perishable food to EVERY STUDENT at Ellis […]

Important Reminders about school wide policies at Ellis Elementary School

Chips: Students can bring a small bag of chips (size of a sandwich bag) with their cold lunch. Large bags of chips do not substitute a lunch and will not be permitted at school.  If a student has a large bag of chips, the bag will be taken by a staff member and a parent […]

No Cell Phones

Reminder: No students at Ellis Elementary School may have a cell phone or any other electronic media device at school. It is not appropriate or safe for students in elementary school to have unlimited access to internet content.  This is why DPS monitors content access through strict security policies on all computers and electronic devices owned by DPS schools.  It […]

Superintendent Parent Forum

Superintendent Parent Forum Thursday, February 25 Morning Time 9:15-11:15 Evening Time 6:15-8:15pm The district will provide parents, families and staff with an overview of how schools in Colorado are funded and what it means for our students. English Language Acquisition District Advisory Committee (for families with English Language Learners) will meet after the Parent Forum […]

Get Your Ellis T-Shirt! – Only 3 hours left!

Get Your Ellis T-Shirt here: Youth and adult sizes! Tees $20 Sweatshirts $28 Order online by February 19, 2016 Free shipping if shipped to Ellis Elementary A portion of the proceeds supports Ellis Elementary School Tell family and friends! These make great gifts!

Young AmeriTowne and Fifth Grade

Amazing learning and fun was had by all fifth grade students today as they attended their field trip to Young AmeriTowne. Students have been engaged in financial literacy lessons for the past few months. They learned to manage a checking account, put money into a savings account, as well as invest money. They also learned […]

Family Literacy Night

Dear Ellis Families - We will be having a Family Literacy Night for ECE through 2nd grade. When: Wednesday 01/13 From: 5:30-7:30 This is sponsored and run by Community Resources Inc. Please come join us for a wonderful evening of reading.

Deepest Gratitude

In the spirit of giving thanks, we’d like to extend our deepest gratitude to one of our corporate sponsors, along with the Volunteers of America Thanksgiving basket event, for helping us bring a warm, holiday meal to 30 of our Head Start families at Ellis Elementary.  We truly appreciate your kindness & generosity this and […]

Character Education Film

Something pretty amazing has been happening at Ellis this year!  Take a look at how Character Educationis taking shape and building a positive learning community at our school! (Click on the word Character Education to play the film)

Before & After School Care at Ellis!

We are happy to announce that Kids’ Adventures, Inc. is the new Before & After School Care provider at Ellis Elementary! The Kids’ Adventures Before & After School program focuses on giving kids the structure, knowledge, and tools they need to create healthy, happy, and productive lives. The program enhances regular classroom learning through education […]