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Please read our Principal's Welcome for 2014-2015!

Congrats to our IES "Battle of the Books" student team who WON this year against students from Lakeview Elementary in May!

Coach Roberts sang "Bill Grogan's Goat" at our morning assembly in March, celebrating the successful Jump Rope for Heart fundraiser.

News and Updates:

  1. Our May 2015 Official "School Report Card" is available (PDF)
  2. Our IES Newsletter for May 11 - May 21 is available (PDF)
  3. Our principals, Mrs. McKee and Mrs. Bradley, recorded a short green screen video thee week of April 20th encouraging all students as our testing time begins!
  4. Students: Apply to attend STEM Camp June 15-19 or June 22-26 at Canadian Valley! (PDF)
  5. Check out these enhanced eBooks created by our students this semester! 31 have been created so far and are linked on this Google Spreadsheet!Read more about this exciting new digital literacy project!
  6. Updated information from Mrs Punneo about our 2015 Yearbook is available!
  7. 5th Grade IES Choir members sang this special "thank you" for our YPS School Board members recently!
  8. 5th graders Aubrianna, Anna, Justin, Cynthia, and Katie in Mrs. Smith's class collaborated to create an original eBook which they illustrated and narrated using Book Creator for iPad on January 28, 2015! The final version is available as a YouTube video. Please leave them feedback on their class KidBlog!
  9. Updated YPS District Policy on Bullying from the January 12, 2015 Board Meeting: STUDENT DISCIPLINE, SUSPENSION, AND DUE PROCESS (EK-Rev-1-12-15)
  10. The online application and information for Spring 2015 Maker's Club is available now! (Due by Sunday, January 25, 2015)
  11. Green Screen photos from our Fall Festival on November 14, 2014, are available in this Walgreens photo album!
  12. YPS lunch prices have changed this year for 2014-15:
    1. Elementary lunch - $2.25

    2. Milk - $.50

  13. 2014-2015 Student Handbook Student/Parent Policy Guide (PDF)
  14. School Supply List for 2014-2015 (PDF)
  15. Severe Weather Information / Emergency Conditions (PDF)
Past Videos!
  1. 4th and 5th Graders starting STEM class this semester shared some of their expectations and responded to the question, "What I've Heard About STEM." (January 2015)
  2. Some of our 4th graders enjoyed square dancing in music and PE class on Friday, December 5, 2014.
  3. Check out the video of our amazing IES Choir, singing at our Veteran's Day Assembly on November 11th in our gym. Way to go students and Mrs. Wally!
  4. Mrs. Bradley lost the fundraiser to Mrs. McKee, so she had to "tape one for the team" on November 18th at GMI!
  5. Mrs McKee & Mrs Bradley recorded a short thank you video for Boss' Day!
  6. Check out the iMovie trailer created by our principal, Mrs. McKee. titled, "The Miller Tales!" More videos of our faculty and staff are also available!

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 Roni McKee
Roni McKee, Principal
Elementary School

500 East Vandament
Yukon, OK 73099
Phone 405-265-1352
Fax 405-265-1353

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