District News

The April School Board Meeting has been changed from April 10 to April 17, 2014.

School Choice

Under the School Choice Act of 2013 and by School Board policy 4.5 the Siloam Springs School District is a “Choice School” for the 2014-2015 school year.

Arkansas students residing outside the District may make written application to attend Siloam Springs Schools by applying on or before June 1, 2014. For information contact the Superintendent’s office at 524-3191.  Certain provisions and restrictions do apply.  


School Calendar Changed
The district calendar was revised again at the February school board meeting to accommodate the days missed due to inclement weather. Please note the quarter end dates that have changed as well.  The official district calendar is listed first in the District Calendars link left .

REMINDER: Keep our kids SAFE!

Act 37 of the 2011 Arkansas General Assembly prohibits drivers from using handheld wireless telephones while operating motor vehicles when passing a school building or school zone during school hours when children are present and outside the building, except in cases of emergency.

Daily Announcements

You're Invited to the Next Parent Session Event:
 "Discipline in Your Home"
Suzann Hernandez, parent trainer from ChildCare Aware, will share two simple tips for effective discipline. She will teach parents how to stop unwanted behaviors in their child and how to start desired behaviors. 

Join us in the Allen Elementary Parent Center this Friday, March 14 from 12:00-1:00 PM.

Help Allen Elementary with a Target REDcard!
Here's how it works: Use or open a Target debit or REDcard account. In addition to saving 5% each time you use it, 1% of your total purchase will go to a school of your choice. After you shop, log into your RED account and enter the receipt information. When prompted, enter Allen Elementary's ID number, 145560. 

Visit the Take Charge of Education site. 

Inclement Weather Information:
In the event of inclement weather, please check the following outlets for school closing information:
  • Siloam Spring School District's website at www.siloamschools.com
  • You can also call the direct line to SSSD weather closing information: 479-524-8197
  • Information will also be available through the district phone system. You can dial any of the school main numbers and press 9. 
  • The following media outlets will also have school closing information:
Radio Stations:
Kix 104- 103.9 FM
The Eagle- 93.3 FM
Magic 107.9- 107.9 FM
Mix 101.9- 101.9 FM

Television Stations:
                      KSFM Ch. 5 http://www.5newsonline.com
                  KNWA Ch. 24/51        http://www.nwahomepage.com
       KHOG Ch. 40/29       http://www.4029tv.com

Congratulations, Heather Woodruff!
Congratulations to Allen Elementary second grade teacher (and 2013-2014 teacher of the year), Heather Woodruff, on her National Board Certification! We are so proud of you!!!

The Leader in Me
Check out our new resource tab for The Seven Habits of Happy Kids/The Leader in Me! You'll find resources that you can use at home to help support what your child is learning about being a leader at school. 

The new tab is located on the bottom, left-hand side of your page. 

We are so excited to welcome next year's 1st Graders!!  Please look at the attached file to get to know a little about our school!  We can't wait to meet each one of you!
Welcome to Allen Elementary 2013 English.pdf
Attention Parents!
 
Scholastic BookFlix is a new online literacy resource that pairs classic video storybooks from Weston Woods with related nonfiction eBooks from Scholastic to build a love of reading and learning. The engaging way to link fact and fiction, BookFlix reinforces early reading skills and introduces children to a world of knowledge and exploration.
 
Click this link to log-in from home:  http://bkflix.grolier.com/
 
User Name:  sssd
Password:  bookflix

For information on dealing with grief, please click the Parents Tab and go to Resources. 
Friday, April 18
Inclement Weather Make-Up Day
Regular School Day
Monday, May 26
Memorial Day - No School
Thursday, May 29
Inclement Weather Make-Up Day
Regular School Day
Friday, May 30
Inclement Weather Make-Up Day
Regular School Day
Monday, June 2
Inclement Weather Make-Up Day
Regular School Day