Playground Build

A big thank you to the Norton Lions Club, Hutton Construction, and other patrons of USD 211 for their help in putting up the new playground equipment at Eisenhower Elementary on Saturday, October 8. There were 30 workers on hand at different times during the day. Thanks also goes to Mr. Corey Roy for organizing this build and providing pizza to the workers. It was a beautiful day!

Thanks to Hutton Construction for providing equipment for our project!

USD 211 Patrons getting to work!

Hutton workers giving up their Saturday!

Setting the main posts!

Randy from Hutton Construction helping out!
Finished project just need borders and mulch

Homecoming 2016

Here are a few pictures from the parade and pep rally


Bluejay in Action

Throwing out some candy!

Something to do with plumbing?

Rock Band!

Killer Beak!
Mr. McEwen/Sr. Parent Speech

Pep Rally Crowd arrives!

NO Junior Varsity Football

at Smith Center tonight/ Monday September 26


School will be dismissed at 2:00 pm, on Friday, September 23. Buses will run at that 2:00. The Homecoming Parade will begin at 2:30 and will go to Travis Field. The pep rally will be held at Travis Field at that time. 

Thank You!

We want to thank all of the community members who helped in putting together the new playground equipment at Eisenhower Elementary this past weekend. A special thanks to the Norton Lions Club. We also want to thank Mr. Roy for organizing the build and for cooking hamburgers and hotdogs for the workers. Another special thanks goes to Hutton Construction for helping dig the holes for setting up the playground platforms and pouring the cement for these holes.
The students are really enjoying the new playground equipment. The current sets that are in place include the preschool unit and the K-4 unit. Each unit has a plastic border around it and has rubber mulch to maintain safety for all of our students that use this equipment. There are also several individual pieces that are set up around the area, as new swing sets! Benches are in place under the trees on the west side of the playground for students or teachers.

On October 8, we are hoping to put up the 5-6 grade unit on the north side of the playground area. We will be looking for volunteers once again to help us finish this project. The work of community members has allowed us to save several thousand dollars in labor. This savings can was put toward more playground equipment.

Beginning of School


Enrollment at Eisenhower Elementary will be on Tuesday, August 9, starting at 8:30 am. It will be held in the elementary band room. Classes will start on August 19 at 8:15 a.m. Buses will run as usual and will load and unload in front of the building as in the past. Once the new bus parking area is complete they will move around to the back. 
Junior High School will enroll on August 10 and 11. They will enroll in the Art Room. 8th graders will enroll on the 10th and 7th grade on the 11th. Please park in the north parking lot of the high school near the art room. 
The High School will hold enrollment in the cafeteria on August 10, 11, and 12. Seniors will enroll in the morning and Juniors will enroll in the afternoon. On August 11 the Sophomores will enroll in the morning and the Freshmen in the afternoon. New students and those that missed their original enrollment will enroll on August 12 in the morning. 
Classes will begin on August 19. The high school parking lot should mostly be available. Entry into the buildings may be similar to what it was in the spring. Please watch for additional information as we get closer to the beginning of school. 
We are looking forward to a wonderful school year!

Kindness Award Winners

Kindness Award winners at Eisenhower from March 29-May 13

K-Layla Maulding, Maddisen Scott, Noah Linner, Camdyn Discuillo, Braylin Linden, Brenden Wilhite, Grace Smith, Eli Wonderly, Jaxon Mertens, Gavin McGee
1-Jaxon Kachel, Kaylee Rutherford, Olivia Graham, Keely Millan, Jarex Rogers, Julie Clavijo, Hudson Wicker and Phillip Wells
2-Gavin Davis, Gunnar Lozar, Kayden Smith, Ashalyne Tallent, Hugo Zavala, Braxton Withington,Emilee Venturella, Tucker Harrington, Derek Clydesdale
3-Alta Kinnaman, Aaron Lewis, Serenity Porter, Trevan Enfield, Grant Buckley, Leeta Gorczyca, Brooklyn Rutherford, Abbie Gassmann
4-Madeline Miller, Graci Davis, Madison Younkin, Jenessa Ruder, Ryann Manning, Mackenzie Clydesdale, Rebekah Seamon, 
5-Jarrett Krehbiel, Aargon Garza, Makale Olliff, Rylan Wildeman, Ethan Brousseau, Brett Smith, Libbi Puga, Heaven Lozar, Trustin Ragland, Gavin Shearer, Anthony Venturella
6-Nataley Schumaker, Cole Kleinschmidt, Jacob Seamon, Haley Schoenberger

Thank You!

A big thank you to the Salvation Army and Red Cross for providing bottled water for our students for tomorrow. 
We are planning on having school tomorrow at USD 211!

Board Work Session Scheduled

The Board of Education of USD 211 will tour the construction work at the various school locations at 6:00 pm on Monday, May 9. The regularly scheduled BOE meeting will convene as scheduled at 7:30  pm in the Board room. 



State Forensics Results:State Championship Team Results:1st Place - Norton Community High School - 369 Points2nd Place - Sterling High School - 337 Points3rd Place - Minneapolis High School - 219 PointsIndividual Placers:Shelby Mulford/Tyus Henson - State Champion - Duet ActingLauren Mordecai/Cale Patterson - 6th Place - Duet ActingRaenee Patterson - State Runner-Up - Informative Speaking Raenee Patterson - 4th Place Original OrationLauren Mordecai - State Runner-Up - Serious SoloKennedy Liebbrandt - State Champion - ImpromptuLayton Miller - 4th Place - ImpromptuTyus Henson - State Runner-Up - Humorous SoloMacayla Kent - State Champion - Serious Solo 
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