Mrs. Ewing's Class
English Language Arts
Science / Social Studies
About Mrs. Ewing
Dean Petersen Elementary
Hi EKA families! I hope you are all enjoying your first week back to school after summer. I'm sorry that I am not at EKA this year, I had an incredible opportunity come my way. Have a great year! Keep in touch! I miss you all. August 30, 2012
Hi EKA families! Welcome back! I hope you are all ready to get another great year started. I'm sorry but I will not be returning to EKA this year. Another opportunity came up for me and after lots of thought and prayer I decided to take it. I LOVE your kids and will miss them greatly. The new teacher is extremely lucky to have them and your support. You made last year for me wonderful! Thanks for everything. I miss you all! August 24, 2012
Have a wonderful summer! I will miss you all and can't wait to see your happy faces in August! May 7, 2012
This is the last week of school! Remember all students meeting at the Adventuredome must be picked up and signed out at 3:pm Wednesday afternoon. Thursday is the last day of school and students are being released at 11:am. Thanks for everything this year! It has been wonderful getting to know your children. They are truely awesome! June 3, 2012
Due to the wind on Friday, the field trip to Eldorado Mine was canceled by the bus company. We have re-scheduled the trip and, wind permitting
, we will be headed to the mine on Thursday, May 31. I hope all the chaperones are still able to join in the fun. Sorry for the inconvenience! May 25, 2012
There are only two and half weeks left of school! Please start looking for any books that may have Ewing written on the pages. Look under beds, in book bags, on shelves at home, etc. I need them back so next year they are here for another bunch of kids to bring home and enjoy. Thanks! May 23, 2012
Be sure not to miss the
annular solar eclipse
Sunday, May 20th. If we can see it, it will be a truly unique experience! May 19, 2012
Thank you all so much for making me feel VERY appreciated last week! I am very lucky to have such wonderful families in my classes. May 14, 2012
We are spending June 6th at the Adventuredome! Be sure to get your money and permission slips in as soon as possible. Deposits need to be sent so reservations can be made for the lunch area. This will be a great end to a terrific school year. April 26, 2012
Students are doing a great job on the CRTs. Only one day left for 5th graders. Remember... lots of sleep and a good breakfast. The book fair starts next week. Students will be taken to the fair several times during the week so feel free to send money or stop by after school to check it out for yourself. April 20, 2012
The carnival is this Friday. Please remember to send gift cards for our basket and cookies for our booth. Don't forget that parent-teacher conferences are on Monday. Check out the
and I'll see you then! Also be sure that your child gets plenty of sleep and eats a great breakfast next week as CRTs are starting Tuesday. Only eight weeks left! Carnival, conferences and CRTs... oh my! April 12, 2012
was awesome today! What fun it was to see the suspense on the students before going in. A great big thank-you goes to Mr. Born, Mr. Chu, Mrs. Callaway, Mr. and Mrs. Hincapie, Ms Gardner, Ms Lizarraga, Mr. Mellor, Ms Pane, Mr. and Mrs. Pinensky, Mr. Raigosa, Mrs. Tuman, Mr. Werner and Mr. Williams. Without your help we couldn't have had such a wonderful trip. Thank you so very much! March 23, 2012
EKA Carnival is
! It is being held at the
at 121 East Sunset Road from 4:30 - 7:30 pm. We need at least
two dozen cookies
from each student in our classroom. Please package them by the dozen to be given away at the cookie walk. We also need at least
one gift card
of any kind and denomination from each student in our classroom. Thanks so much in advance for your participation and I hope to see you there! March 16, 2012
Parent-Teacher conferences are on April 16th. The
is out so make plans to meet here to discuss how fabulously your child has been doing. March 7, 2012
Hi Families! Please remember to send in the field trip permission slips as soon as you can. I need to get deposits in to ensure the dates of the trips. Thanks! March 5, 2012
February 28 starts Nevada Reader's Week. We will be celebrating reading all week with different activities.
-Elementary students are invited to participate in a spirit week.
Tuesday: Mismatch Day
Wednesday: Crazy Hair Day
Thursday: Hat Day
Friday: Dress as your favorite story book character Day
-We are also having a used book drive. Send any books that you no longer need or want to school to build our elementary school library. This is a contest between the classes.
-We will be eating cookies on Friday while we read. Please send cookies for your child that day. If you want to send extra for other children that would be wonderful!
-Students from the upper grades will be coming down and reading to our class. This should be fun for everyone.
Next week will be a fun one. Please encourage reading at home as much as possible. A good reader is a good student! Feb. 23, 2012
Our Valentine's Day party was a great success thanks to Alissa's family and Avy's mom. Thanks to all that sent treats for the kids to enjoy. Happy Valentine's Day! Feb. 15, 2012
Our advisory class will be having a Valentine's Day party. Ms Ahlm has graciously volunteered to bring a chocolate fountain to school so I am asking the students to bring at least 24 pieces of something to dip into the fountain. Good choices include strawberries, pineapple chunks, pound cake pieces, Rice Crispy Treat pieces, angel food cake pieces, etc. Students are also asked to bring ONE small gift for a student whose name they will draw. We will exchange gifts, play games and eat lots of yummy treats. Thanks in advance for all of you participation. You are welcome to join us on the 14th at about 1:30 in the cafeteria. Hope to see you there! Feb. 5, 2012
The Shark Reef was awesome today! Thanks Mrs. Pinensky, Mrs. Talley, Mrs. Wigfall, Mr. Beining, Mr. Lizarraga, Mr. Sanchez and Mr. Carner. Jan. 27, 2012
We have revised the way projects will be evaluated. Please take a look so you can help your child when putting projects together.
. Jan. 18, 2012
Remember that there is no school this Friday! Teachers will be working on grade cards. Next Friday my advisory students will be headed to the Shark Reef at Mandalay Bay. Please send those permission slips back to school ASAP. Thanks! Jan. 17, 2012
I'm very touched by the thoughtful presents that I received for Christmas. Thank you all so much. It means so much to be remembered during these special times. I feel very blessed! Jan. 4, 2012
Merry Christmas everyone! I hope your break is filled with family, food and fun. I will see you in the new year!
Party! December 16 at 12:30. Students can bring food to share with the class and we will be watching a movie.
We had yet another successful field trip thanks to Mr. and Mrs. Beining, Mrs. Pinensky, Mrs. Talley, Mr. Houle, Mr. Lizarraga, Mr. Wigfall, Ms Ahlm and Janelle's grandfather. Thanks so much!
All Fired Up is this Friday! Please send permission slips to school as soon as possible. Thanks for all that drove to the Natural History Museum. It was fun and I think the kids learned quite a bit. Thanks to Mr. Arevalo, Mr. Beining, Mr. Carner, Mrs. Pinensky, Mr. Talley, Ms Uetz, Mr. Lizarraga, Mr. Houle and Mr. Wigfall. It is so wonderful to have so many volunteers. Our students are blessed!
Have a wonderful break! Give thanks for all that you have and all that is to come!
It was great getting to see so many of you at Parent-Teacher conferences. If you didn't get a chance to come in and see me please feel free to stop by any day next week (Nov. 15-18) between 3:15 and 3:45. I would be happy to discuss grades with you then.
Hi all! Hope your long four day weekend was fabulous! Don't forget starting tomorrow school begins and ends 15 minutes earlier.
Don't be late!
Special thanks to Mr. Beining, Mr. Lizarraga, Ms Uetz, Ms Ahlm, Mr. Talley, Mr. Houle and Mr. Carner for driving us to Bonnie Springs Friday. We had a fabulous time in the petting zoo, at the restaurant and running around the ghost town. Now, can't wait until the Natural History Museum. Thanks everyone!!
Parent-teacher conferences are coming very soon. Please check the schedule located in the
class calendar section
and mark your calendars to come in and chat about how wonderfully your child is doing in school this year.
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