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Newsletter     
PLEASE CLICK HERE FOR THE NDES FEBRUARY 2018 NEWSLETTER


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yearbook     2017-2018 North Dearborn Elementary Yearbook
Yearbook orders have started.  The order deadline is March 2nd.  Order forms were sent home with students, but you may also access it online at YBPAY.LIFETOUCH.COM.  Our yearbook ID code is:  9578718

Please click here for yearbook order form

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kindergarten registration  Kindergarten Registration will be Thursday, April 5th.
                                                                     More information will be provided at a later date.

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    reading program  NORTH DEARBORN ELEMENTARY'S SCHOOL WIDE READING PROGRAM
The staff at NDES is excited to announce a new school-wide reading incentive program, THE VIKING READING PROGRAM.  This program is organized around a baseball theme and promotes both individual and group achievement.    The Viking Reading Challenge begins January 5th and ends the last day in April.  PLEASE CLICK HERE FOR MORE INFORMATION AND READING LOGS.
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Snow make up days       Due to Snow days, as of February 20th our snow make-up days are as follows:
                                                                              
                                                                              Monday, March 19th
                                                                             Tuesday, March 20th
                                                                             Wednesday, March 21st
                                                                             Thursday, March 22nd 
                                                                             Friday, March 23rd 

       
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Smart Snacks
All snacks provided to students during the school day, including birthday treats and classroom parties, must meet the Smart Snack Standards set by the USDA.  Smart Snacks can be purchased from the cafeteria or grocery store.  


These are available links on that webpage:  

Smart Snack Guidelines
Approved Smart Snack List
Smart Snack Approved Holiday Party Ideas

Please Note, parent provided daily snacks, for your individual student do not need to meet the Smart Snack Standards.  Also, the approved smart snack list is a guide for parents to purchase treats at the local grocery store.  

For questions on the Smart Snack Guidelines, please contact Cheryl Erhart, Director of Food and Nutrition Services, at 812-623-2291 ext. 13809 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
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Attendance Line
Parents, please call the Attendance line on ext. 16989 to leave a message if your child is not coming to school that day!

Homework Requests
As stated in the student handbook, all Homework requests must be made before 12:00 pm.

Transportation Changes
If you know your child will be riding a different bus or will be picked up after school, please send a note to the teacher in the morning instead of calling the front office on the day of the change.  This saves a lot of interruption in the classroom.

Lost and Found Table
Parents, please have your child check the lost and found table.  It is located by the music room.

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   goodnews1 GOOD NEWS CLUB IS STARTING IN MARCH
Good News Club is an exciting, fun-filled time where your child will learn respect for authority, moral values, character qualities, and biblical principles.  There are dynamic bible lessons, creative learning activities, stories, and songs.

TIME:  After school until 5:30
DATES:  March 6th, 13th, 20th, April 3rd, 10th and 17th.

Please click here for more information and Permission slip.

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family fun night  FAMILY FUN NIGHT - MARCH 2nd
Are you interest in the kind of activities and equipment your child uses during gym class?  Then come to North Dearborn on Friday, March 2nd for a night full of fun, laughs, and time spent with family.  Do you think you can out perform them in jumping rope, hula hooping or paddle strike?  Here's your chance! This night is intended to be a fun family activity.   The event will take place from 5:30 to 7:30pm in the gym.  If you have any questions, please email Mr. Theising at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.                            Please click here for more information

  • Newsletter     
    PLEASE CLICK HERE FOR THE NDES FEBRUARY 2018 NEWSLETTER


    _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________

    yearbook     2017-2018 North Dearborn Elementary Yearbook
    Yearbook orders have started.  The order deadline is March 2nd.  Order forms were sent home with students, but you may also access it online at YBPAY.LIFETOUCH.COM.  Our yearbook ID code is:  9578718

    Please click here for yearbook order form

    _________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________
    kindergarten registration  Kindergarten Registration will be Thursday, April 5th.
                                                                         More information will be provided at a later date.

    _________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________
        reading program  NORTH DEARBORN ELEMENTARY'S SCHOOL WIDE READING PROGRAM
    The staff at NDES is excited to announce a new school-wide reading incentive program, THE VIKING READING PROGRAM.  This program is organized around a baseball theme and promotes both individual and group achievement.    The Viking Reading Challenge begins January 5th and ends the last day in April.  PLEASE CLICK HERE FOR MORE INFORMATION AND READING LOGS.
    __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________
      
    Snow make up days       Due to Snow days, as of February 20th our snow make-up days are as follows:
                                                                                  
                                                                                  Monday, March 19th
                                                                                 Tuesday, March 20th
                                                                                 Wednesday, March 21st
                                                                                 Thursday, March 22nd 
                                                                                 Friday, March 23rd 

           
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    Smart Snacks
    All snacks provided to students during the school day, including birthday treats and classroom parties, must meet the Smart Snack Standards set by the USDA.  Smart Snacks can be purchased from the cafeteria or grocery store.  


    These are available links on that webpage:  

    Smart Snack Guidelines
    Approved Smart Snack List
    Smart Snack Approved Holiday Party Ideas

    Please Note, parent provided daily snacks, for your individual student do not need to meet the Smart Snack Standards.  Also, the approved smart snack list is a guide for parents to purchase treats at the local grocery store.  

    For questions on the Smart Snack Guidelines, please contact Cheryl Erhart, Director of Food and Nutrition Services, at 812-623-2291 ext. 13809 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
    ___________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________
    Attendance Line
    Parents, please call the Attendance line on ext. 16989 to leave a message if your child is not coming to school that day!

    Homework Requests
    As stated in the student handbook, all Homework requests must be made before 12:00 pm.

    Transportation Changes
    If you know your child will be riding a different bus or will be picked up after school, please send a note to the teacher in the morning instead of calling the front office on the day of the change.  This saves a lot of interruption in the classroom.

    Lost and Found Table
    Parents, please have your child check the lost and found table.  It is located by the music room.
  •    goodnews1 GOOD NEWS CLUB IS STARTING IN MARCH
    Good News Club is an exciting, fun-filled time where your child will learn respect for authority, moral values, character qualities, and biblical principles.  There are dynamic bible lessons, creative learning activities, stories, and songs.

    TIME:  After school until 5:30
    DATES:  March 6th, 13th, 20th, April 3rd, 10th and 17th.

    Please click here for more information and Permission slip.

    ____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________

    family fun night  FAMILY FUN NIGHT - MARCH 2nd
    Are you interest in the kind of activities and equipment your child uses during gym class?  Then come to North Dearborn on Friday, March 2nd for a night full of fun, laughs, and time spent with family.  Do you think you can out perform them in jumping rope, hula hooping or paddle strike?  Here's your chance! This night is intended to be a fun family activity.   The event will take place from 5:30 to 7:30pm in the gym.  If you have any questions, please email Mr. Theising at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.                            Please click here for more information

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      Sunman-Dearborn Community Schools
      1 Trojan Place, Suite B
      St. Leon, IN 47012

      Tel: 812-623-2291
      Fax: 812-623-3341
      Dr. Andrew Jackson, Supt.

      High School

      East Central High School
      1 Trojan Place, Suite A
      St. Leon, IN 47012

      Tel: 812-576-4811
      Fax: 812-576-2047
      Kim Simonson, Principal

      Middle School

      Sunman-Dearborn Middle School
      8356 Schuman Road
      St. Leon, IN 47012

      Tel: 812-576-3500
      Fax: 812-576-3506
      Matt Maple, Principal

    • Elementary Schools

      Bright Elementary
      22593 Stateline Road
      Lawrenceburg, IN 47025

      Tel: 812-637-4600
      Fax: 812-637-4606
      Norbert Goessling, Principal

      North Dearborn Elementary
      27650 Sawmill Road
      West Harrison, IN 47060

      Tel: 812-576-1900
      Fax: 812-576-1901
      Jeff Bond, Principal

      Sunman Elementary
      925 North Meridian St.
      Sunman, IN  47041

      Tel: 812-623-2235
      Toll Free:  888-645-5717
      Fax:  812-623-4330
      Pamela Chambers, Principal

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