Monday 18 Feb 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


Extended School Day Ends

edAt 4:00 p.m. on Thursday, March 21, 2019 our extended school day ends for all grades. When we return from spring break on Monday, April 1, school will dismiss at 3:35 p.m. instead of 4:00 p.m. Buses home will run approximately 20 minutes earlier than they do now.

Valentine's Party

vdpClassroom parties will begin at approximately 3:15-3:30 P.M. on Thursday, February 14th. If you are planning to send your child a little something on Valentine’s Day please keep in mind that gifts may be delivered at the end of the school day.

Shoshone Education Association Sucker/Bake Sale

bakedsaleOn Thursday, February 28th, Shoshone Education Association will celebrate Dr. Seuss Day with a sucker/bake sale. Students will have the opportunity to purchase yummy treats during the school day. Treats will sell for $0.50 to $1.00.   All proceeds will benefit the “Idaho Children’s Fund” which provides glasses, school supplies, clothing, and health services to Idaho Public School Children.

cfShoshone School District will hold a pre-school eligibility screening on Thursday, April 25, 5:30-8:00 p.m. This service is available to all resident, 3-5 year old children. To be eligible for testing, your child must turn 3 before May 31, 2019. If you have developmental concerns about your preschool child please call our elementary office at 886-2381 ext. 138 so we can schedule a screening appointment.

krShoshone School District Kindergarten Registration for the 2019-2020 school year will be held in our kindergarten classrooms on Thursday, April 25, 5:30-8:00 p.m. Please bring your child, their official birth certificate, and current or completed immunization record. Registration and screening will take approximately 45 minutes.

Leadership Assembly


Last quarter the class with the best attendance was Mrs. Huyser’s class. They had 97.3% attendance. This quarter (38 days of school) the class with the best attendance goes to Mrs. Brammer’s class. They had 97% attendance. Mrs. Christiansen’s class came in a close second with 96% attendance. 

For 1st Semester (69 days of school) the class with the best attendance goes to Mrs. Brammer’s class with 96.5% attendance. Mrs. Huyser’s class came in second with 96.3%. Very, very close.  Congratulations to these students!

Read more: Leadership Assembly

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.



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.

Box Tops for Education



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"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!