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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 […]

Great Schools Expo!

Discover a World of Opportunity at the DPS Great Schools Expo! Tuesday, Nov. 10, 2015 6 to 8 p.m. Sports Authority Field at Mile High Visit with representatives from DPS elementary, middle and high schools and find a great school for your student! Bring the entire family to visit with principals, teachers and students as […]

Family Fun Night!!

You are invited to Family Fun Night!! Who: Ellis students and their families. Students must be accompanied by a parent. When: Monday, October 26th, 2015 from 5:30 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. Where: Ellis Elementary School Cafeteria Free pizza will be served until 6:00 p.m. Come see a Fun Magic Show, Live Raptors, Critters, and much, […]

2nd Grade Interim Assessments

What assessments will your school be using for 2ndgrade? 2nd Grade Interim Assessments, provided by ANet for literacy and math, as aligned to Common Core State Standards. Will the assessments be administered online or with paper/pencil? The English version of these assessments will be administered online, while the Spanish version will be available in paper/pencil format. […]

The School Day

Dear Families, It is very important that students are at school for the entire school day all the way up until 3:00 PM.  When students are pulled out of their class, even 10-15 minutes before the end of the day, they are missing important activities and information including homework, announcements and an opportunity to build […]

Kiss ‘n Go

Dear Families, Thank you for your patience as we work out the details of our new student arrival and dismissal procedures. Please remember to use the Kiss n’ Go Lane through the parking lot to drop your child off in the morning between 7:45 -8:00 AM.  We encourage you to drop your child off at […]