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East Lake Newsletter

February 2023

East Lake Building

Upcoming Events

February 3 - School Spirit Comfy Clothing Day
February 6 - Book Fair Family Night 5:00-7:00p
February 8 - Parent Teacher Conferences 4:30-8:00p / Scholastic Book Fair
February 9 - NO SCHOOL / Parent Teacher Conferences 12:30-8:00p / Scholastic Book Fair
February 10 - NO SCHOOL
February 17 - School Spirit Crayon Day
February 16 - Student Leadership Team Meeting 8:30a
February 20 - NO SCHOOL
February 21 - 100th Day of School
February 24 - School Spirit Book Character Day / Maud Hart Lovelace Book Club 8:30a
February 27 - DaCapo Choir Practice 8:15a
March 2 - Music & Art Showcase (Grade 3 at 6:00p; Grade 4 at 7:15p)

Hello East Lake Families,

The following articles will be covered in our newsletter this month:

* Book Fair
* Junior Maud Squad
* Kids Heart Challenge
* Parent-Teacher Conferences
* School Spirit Days
* Specialist News
* Student Placement for 2023-24
* Volunteers Needed
* We are Black History
* ISD 196 Bond Referendum
* ISD 196 Hiring Custodians
* 2023-24 Kindergarten Registration


Parent-Teacher Conferences   -    February 8 & 9
Parent/teacher conferences are scheduled for Wednesday, February 8 and Thursday, February 9.  A letter was sent home in January encouraging all East Lake parents to sign up on-line for a conference time with your child’s teacher.  Parents can go to the East Lake website ( and click on the link entitled, “Conference Sign Up” if you have not yet reserved a 15 minute block of time.  If you do not know your child’s conference time, please call the main office at 952-423-7896.

  • Wednesday, February 8  -   Conferences:  4:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
  • Thursday, February 9  -   Conferences:  12:00 -8:00 p.m.    NO SCHOOL
  • Friday, February 10  - NO SCHOOL

Parent/teacher conferences are scheduled for fifteen minutes.  It is important for everyone to be on time so that you receive the time reserved for you.  If you need more than fifteen minutes, please call your child's teacher to request additional time.

With Kindness,

Miles Haugen
East Lake Elementary


Our neighborhood school brings a sense of community and connectedness into each of our classrooms.

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Students in snowshoes with others in background
 2023 ISD196 School Board Members