Holland Elementary School will open its administrative office on Wednesday, July 27th. The office phone number is 812-536-2441. Students will be welcomed to the first day of school on Wednesday, August 10th. Programming includes a focus on writing, one to one devices, Accelerated Reader, 90 minute uninterrupted reading blocks, Rocket Math, DIBELS, SSP, Wellness Initiatives, spelling and math bowl competitions, Character Counts Carnival, field trips, field day, musical programs, spelling bee, robotics, book fairs and stem related classroom activities. Students will also participate in the Raider Pride positive reward system emphasizing Persistence, Resourcefulness, Integrity, Dependability and Empathy as well as Rachel’s Challenge. Holland Elementary will incorporate Project Lead the Way activities throughout the year as well as Project based learning experiences.
Preschool and Kindergarten Orientations - Pre-K and Kindergarten Orientation will be held Monday August 8th from 6:00-7:30 pm. All parents and students are asked to come through the main entrance at Holland Elementary and you will be directed to your child’s classroom. There will be a short parent meeting, with Mr. Marshall, for all KINDERGARTEN students and parents starting at 6:00 p.m.
Approximately 230 Preschool - Grade 5 students will be welcomed to the 2021-2022 school year. Supervision of students begins with the dropping off of students from the first bus at 7:35 a.m. Students who are car riders and walkers should arrive at school no earlier than 7:30 a.m. and no later than 8:00 a.m. Students are not allowed on the grounds prior to 7:30 a.m. Car riders should be dropped off at the south entrance to the gym and will be directed to the main gym entrance by staff members. Walkers should also enter through the main gym door. THERE WILL BE NO VISITORS ALLOWED IN THE BUILDING AT THIS TIME. On the first first day of school, we encourage all parents to take pictures at home and not at school. This will help with the traffic flow at the school. Parents and guardians will not be allowed to bring students into the building. The staff at Holland Elementary will be outside and helping with any apprehensive students.
Dismissal of car riders and walkers takes place at the canopy entrance to the main building at 3:00 p.m. All students riding the buses are dismissed from either the back door or the gym entrance.
School hours for students in grades K-5 are 8:05 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. Preschool students will attend 4 half day sessions Monday Through Thursday. The morning session will be from 8:00 a.m. - 10:45 a.m. while the afternoon session will be from 12:00 p.m. -2:45 p.m.
Open House: Information concerning the date and time for Open House is TBD.
We have a very active and supportive PTO. All parents and teachers are encouraged to be involved. Current officers include: President- Carrie Boerner, Vice-President- Andrea Brown, Treasurer-Alicia Wilz Secretary- Jessica Poole
FACULTY & STAFF:
Welcome back to all our returning and new staff members!
Principal - Jeremy Marshall
Secretary - Annette Trout
Preschool - Special Needs - Rachel Breitwieser
Kindergarten - Krista Gogel, Jessica Lechner
Grade One - Keshia Matthews, Gwen Sermersheim
Grade Two - Jessica Kendall, Darla Werne
Grade Three - Katelyn Buening, Breanne Rainey
Grade Four - Brett Roesner, Lindsey Sickbert
Grade Five - Aundrea Beck, Taylor Duckworth
Media Specialist - Sarah Bardwell
Special Education - Emma Hurst
Speech - Janet Bradley
Music - Patty Mercker and John Kendall
PE - Brett Bardwell
Art - Patty Mercker and Rebecca Berry
Social Worker - April Susnjara
Nurse - Katie LaMar
Library Assistant - Linda Mullis
Food Service - Jodi Kamman, (Manager), 812-536-2441 x4006, Karen Reinhart, Barbara Werremeyer, Toni Jones
Custodial/Maintenance - Eric Corbett
- PTO will provide a pencil pouch for each student
- All basic supplies may be shared as classroom supplies
- Some supplies may need to be replenished throughout the school year
- No supply pouches/school boxes/Trapper Keepers are needed