Welcome to Elmer Elementary School
Where P.R.I.D.E is on our side! Patience - Respect - Integrity - Diligence - Empathy
Vision StatementPittsgrove Township Elementary Schools, Norma School, Elmer School and Olivet School, are committed to creating an environment where all students reach their highest level of academic, emotional and social achievement. All members of the school community will strive to create a safe environment where students demonstrate P.R.I.D.E., and will be able to develop into productive global citizens.
Fall is Here: Noteworthy for November . . .
Sight Word Bingo Night: On Wednesday November 11, 2015, Elmer Elementary School will hold its 4th annual Sight Word Bingo Night from 6:30 to 7:30 pm. Students will identify sight words on bingo sheets, reinforcing the importance of learning sight words. Come join us for a night of fun and learning.
PTO Sponsored Book Fair: Our PTO sponsored Book Fair will take place November 2-4th. November 2nd from 6-8 pm will be our Book Fair open buying night. Come on out a find a new book to enjoy!
American Education Week: American Education Week will be celebrated the week of November 16th. This week presents all with a wonderful opportunity to celebrate public education and honor individual educators who are making a difference in ensuring that every child receives a quality education. Please be on the lookout for more information to come home about parent visitation. "It is the supreme art of the teacher to awaken joy in creative expression and knowledge." -- Albert Einstein
Veteran's Day: Veteran's Day was originally established to honor Americans who had served in WWI. The national holiday is celebrated on November 11, the anniversary of the day WWI ended in 1918. Today Veteran's Day honors veterans of all wars for their patriotism and willingness to serve the military and sacrifice for our country. During Author's Spotlight this month we will feature the Story Hero Dad, by author: Melinda Hardin. We will also honor veteran’s with a celebration on the 13th of November. Thank a veteran today!
Thanksgiving Day Quote: As we express our gratitude, we must never forget that the highest appreciation is not to utter words, but to live by them. ~John Fitzgerald Kennedy