Sunday 20 Jan 2019

Shoshone Elementary School
elemlogo61 E. Highway 24 Shoshone, Idaho 83352elemlogo

Phone (208) 886-2381 Fax (208) 886-2742

Emily Nelsen, Principal
Wendy Auker, Administrative Assistant


Veteran's Day 2018

tyvShoshone School District again presented an amazing Veteran's Day Program.  Many thanks to everyone who took part in the program as well as to those who attended.  Click here to see the video.  Click here to see the program.


We would like to thank all the students and families that participated in our potato decorating contest that was held last week. We had an outstanding 180 entries. The judges had a very difficult time choosing the winning potatoes. Each winning entry received $5. All students that participated received a little bag of chips. The results are listed below.  Click here to see the pictures.


#1 People’s Choice Potato                        Maite Pinon and “Unicorn”


#2 People’s Choice Potato                        Andre Williams and “Scary Freddy”


Grades K-2 Funniest Potato                     Marshall Adric and “Monkey”


Grades K-2 Best Family Project               Colby Boyer and “Farmer Joe”


Grades K-2 Most Creative Potato            Vicente Govea and “The Cow that Jumped Over the Moon”


Grades 3-5 Funniest Potato                     Emilio Colis and “Clown”


Grades 3-5 Best Family Project               Journey Sage and “Ghostly Graveyard”


Grades 3-5 Most Creative Potato              Amy De La Cruz and “Bunny Rabbit”


leaShoshone Elementary is proud to be in it's third year on a journey toward becoming a Leader in Me Lighthouse School. Leader in Me is a whole-school improvement process based on the ideas that everyone can be a leader. This approach empowers students with the leadership and life-skills they need to thrive in the 21st century. By developing the WHOLE-child: socially, emotionally, academically and ethically, we will create a school climate which promotes greatness!  Check out the Leader in Me website.

Picture Retakes

retakePicture re-takes will be Thursday, November 1, 8:30-10:30 a.m. More information will be sent home as we get closer to the scheduled date.  


If you ordered a picture packet from the first Inter State Studio session on September 18, and are not happy with your child’s picture, please feel free to return your child’s picture packet with retake marked on it.

Spread the Warmth

coatIf you have a clean winter coat, with a working zipper, children’s size 5-14 you would like to donate please send it to school with your child. They can give it to their teacher or drop it off at the elementary office. We will find a good home for it!

Parent Teacher Conferences

ptc18Parent-teacher conferences are scheduled for Wednesday, October 24, and Thursday, October 25. Parent-teacher conferences are a really important opportunity for parents and teachers to forge partnerships in students’ education.   It is proven that children do better in school when parents are involved in their academic lives.   A parent-teacher conference is a great opportunity to:

            • start or continue ongoing conversations with your child’s teacher

            • learn how to help your kids do their best in school

            • let your child know that what goes on in school will be shared at home

Read more: Parent Teacher Conferences

Scholastic Book Fair

sbfOur annual Scholastic Book Fair will be held October 22-25 in our library. Students will have the opportunity to view and purchase books during their regular library time or before and after school. Parents can also purchase books before or after school and during parent-teacher conferences. Books make wonderful presents, so be sure and stop by our book fair when you come in for your child’s conference. If you can’t make it to our book fair but would like to purchase books you can do so by going to


Volunteers are needed to help with our book fair. If you have time and would like to help please call our librarian, Mrs. Owens, at 886-2381 ext. 345.

Halloween Party & Parade

monOur Halloween party and parade will be held on Wednesday, October 31. The parade will begin at approximately 8:30 A.M. starting with our 5th grade students. Students will parade through the elementary classrooms, over to the middle school wing and then into the high school hall. Classroom parties will be held at 3:30 P.M.   Parents and family members are invited to attend our parade. Please sit in the lunchroom and the students will come through there in route to the middle school hall.   If you would like to come back to school for your child’s classroom party, please let the teacher know ahead of time and check in at the office before going to your child’s room.

Read more: Halloween Party & Parade



We would like to thank all our teachers, parents and students who voted for our new mission statement. The following statement won by 83% of the vote.

"I Can" Common Core!

ccHave you ever wondered what those Common Core Standards REALLY mean to students What are they going to need to know to be proficient?  Check these documents out! These are GREAT documents for TEACHERS, PARENTS, and even STUDENTS!


Read more: "I Can"  Common Core!

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