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PTO Track Meet registration form
Monday, April 24, 2017
Please click here for the 2017 Youth Track Meet form.
 
 
2nd Grade Engineers
Friday, December 16, 2016
Check out our facebook page for photos of our 2nd grade engineers!

www.facebook.com/shenelem
 
 
Shenandoah K8 Library Fundraiser
Monday, December 05, 2016
The K8 school library is hosting a fundraiser to help purchase student books and supplies for our library.

Magazine sales will begin after winter break. Those profits contribute for the same purpose.

Thank you for your support of our school library!

The flyer can be found here.
 
 
November 2016 Elementary Newsletter
Tuesday, November 01, 2016
Please click here to view the newsletter.
 
 
Tuesday, October 4th, McTeacher Night
Monday, September 26, 2016


Forget Where's Waldo, Where's Mrs Spiegel?! will be on display at our McTeacher Night.

McTeacher Night is Tuesday, Oct 4th, at our Shenandoah McDonalds.
A portion of proceeds are given to the school.

Come find your child in the Waldo drawings!
 
 
Homecoming Festivities, Week of Sept 26, 2016
Sunday, September 25, 2016
Each day we will have a spirit theme that the elementary can participate in to show our Shenandoah Pride!!!

o Monday: Color Day – wear the designated color
 PK: orange
 Kdg: red
 1st: purple
 2nd: blue
 3rd: green
 4th: yellow

o Tuesday: Clothing Disaster – mismatched clothing, crazy clothing…….

o Wednesday: Pajama Day

o Thursday: Animal Day – students can wear animal print clothing, dress as an animal, and students are allowed to bring stuffed animal

o Friday: Spirit Day – Maroon and white day, show your school spirit!
• Tattoos and bracelets will be on sale from 7:15am-8:00am in the elementary pit for $1
• 2:30pm Homecoming Parade, begins near The Depot and ends near the Fire Station

 
 
Menu Change
Friday, September 23, 2016
Sept 28 and Sept 30 lunches will be switched to accommodate for Homecoming festivities. Please spread the word!
 
 
Friends of the Library Sale
Friday, September 23, 2016
Attached is a Word document that has information regarding the Friends of the Library (FOL) Used Book Sale, scheduled for Saturday, October 15 and Monday, October 17.

Please spread the word throughout the community about the sale, allowing community members to support the library and add to their own book collections.

Please click here.
 
 
PTO News
Friday, September 16, 2016
Shenandoah Elementary PTO met for their quarterly meeting on Tuesday, September 13, 2016. Below are the dates and times for the next meetings, held at Shenandoah Elementary.

November 15, 2016 @ 5:30pm
March 7, 2017 @ 5:30pm
May 16, 2017 @ 5:30pm

President: Lynn Joy
Vice President: Raven Rivers
Treasurer: Erin McManis
Secretary: Jenni Hansen

Save the date cards will be coming home with students with all major events at the school including Parent/Teacher conferences, Bingo for Books, Family Fun Night, etc.
 
 
Facebook Challenge!
Thursday, September 08, 2016
Interesting opportunity for an online Facebook Challenge: (Note the Voting window is open and lasts thru Sunday....)
CONGRATULATIONS, your school was one of the first 32 schools to register for the 2016 Healthiest State Walk and you have been entered into the #StepItUpIowa #WhyIWalk #MascotWalk challenge! If victorious, your school can win $1000 to improve your school.
Here’s how it works: 32 schools will be put in a bracket and go head-to-head until one school remains. The bracket will be found on the Healthiest State Facebook page starting September 7: www.facebook.com/HealthiestIowa
To vote, you must have “liked” our facebook page and then you will find the “Mascot Challenge” tab or the direct link to vote (and you can share via your social media) is http://woobox.com/p2map3.
The school that receives the most votes will move forward each round, with the championship round being the week of October 5. The voting rounds are: - Round 1: September 7 – September 11 - Round 2: September 12- September 18 - Round 3: September 19 – September 25 - Round 4: September 26- October 2 - Championship Round: October 2 – October 5 - The winner will be announced October 5 after the noon deadline!
 
 
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Reminders
Thursday, August 18, 2016
2016-2017 Bus Routes

Tuesday, July 19, 2016
2016-2017 Student Registration

Thursday, March 19, 2015
FACEBOOK - INSTANT INFORMATION

Thursday, October 09, 2014
Parent/Community Iowa Core Resources

Saturday, September 06, 2014
Math for Parents

Monday, September 14, 2015
Parent Policy & Compact Letter - Title I

Tuesday, July 12, 2016
2016-2017 School Supply List


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Nurses Notes
Tips for influenza and respiratory illness containment in school outbreaks.

School absence rates are increasing across the state, as are the number of influenza-associated outbreaks. Once rates of absence reach 10 percent, an outbreak may be occurring, and the public health department should be contacted. (Some schools have reached over 25 percent of students absent on a single day due to influenza.) The following are key intervention measures for schools to stop transmission and potentially contain outbreaks of influenza and other respiratory diseases:

a. Work with the local public health agency (LPHA) to decrease transmission of these viruses and possibly decrease the school's outbreak impact on the community at large.

b. Conduct thorough environmental cleaning daily. Include stair hand rails, doorknobs and other commonly touched surfaces.

c. Send an informative letter home to parents as early in the outbreak as possible.

 • Be sure to include the following items or symptoms of influenza to recognize when a child has the flu.
 • if a child has the flu, they should stay home, and get vaccinated each year, especially children with health problems like asthma.

a. Teach and encourage children and staff to wash hands regularly with warm water and soap.

b. Consider the use of hand sanitizer in the classroom when soap and water are not readily available.

c. Limit assemblies, large group gatherings and interactions with other schools during a flu outbreak.

d. Use the resources at the State Health Department. Visit the influenza Web site here for fact sheets, student activities and more.


Strep Throat - Symptoms may be mild or severe. You usually start to feel sick about 2 to 5 days after you come in contact with the bacteria.
Symptoms usually begin suddenly, and can include, but not limited to:
  • Fever that begins suddenly and is often highest on the second day
  • Red throat, sometimes with white patches
  • Sore throat
  • Headache
  • Nausea
  • General ill feeling
  • Swollen lymph nodes in the neck
  • Difficulty swallowing




District Office

304 West Nishna Road
Shenandoah, IA 51601
Phone: 712-246-1581
Fax: 712-246-3722

Elementary School

601 Dr. Creighton Circle
Shenandoah, IA 51601
Phone: 712-246-2520
Fax: 712-246-2496

Middle School

601 Dr. Creighton Circle
Shenandoah, IA 51601
Phone: 712-246-2520
Fax: 712-246-2496

High School

1000 Mustang Drive
Shenandoah, IA 51601
Phone: 712-246-4727
Fax: 712-246-2842

Bus Barn

1001 South Center
Shenandoah, IA 51601
Phone: 712-246-9420
Fax: 712-246-2815


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