Friday 19 Jul 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


Celebration of Success Banquet

“Taco ‘bout a Fiesta”

Our 7th annual Celebration of Success “” banquet will be held Wednesday, May 16, 6:30 p.m., in the historical McFall Hotel located near the train depot in Shoshone.  Please join us in honoring Teacher, Support Staff, Alumni, Student and Volunteer of the year.   Dinner will begin at 6:45 p.m.  We will serve Tacos & Nachos.


Please take a moment to submit your nominations either at school or by clicking the links below.


  Support Staff of the Year  

   Volunteer of the Year  


    Distinguished Alumni of the Year 

  Student of the Year

  Teacher of the Year 


Storyline Culmination Open House

May 20, 10:20 a.m.-2:00 p.m

Come join us for our storyline culmination “El Mercado”. Students have been studying different Latin American countries and their cultures. Each class has created a market place and goods that represent their country. At 10:30 a.m. there will be a short K-5 musical program and dance in the gymnasium. Afterwards parents are invited to join their child for an all school lunch of enchiladas and rice at 11:00 a.m. (adults $3.85 and preschool children $2.50). After lunch all K-5 classrooms will be open for visitation. Additional information will be sent home soon. We hope you can attend!

Shoshone Spruce Up

May 21, 8:30 -Noon

To show their school pride K-5 students will be picking up trash and cleaning different places around our school. Kindergarten is in charge of picking up trash and scrubbing garbage cans on the playground. First grade is also in charge of picking up trash around the school, scrubbing garbage cans and sweeping rocks and dirt off the sidewalks. Second grade will clean the bleachers in the big gym. Ms. Divine’s third grade class will clean the folding chairs while Mrs. Koonce’s class will clean the inside of the buses. Fourth grade is walking over to the old school to pick up trash and clean the bleachers and inside of the gym. Fifth grade will walk over to the fairgrounds and pick up trash over there. We appreciate all the students that are participating in this activity. School and community pride is very important. Please have your child dress according to the weather on Tuesday, May 21. Rubber gloves will be provided.

Dates to Remember

Mark your calendars for these upcoming events.  Additional information will be sent home as activity gets closer.

Read more: Dates to Remember

3rd Quarter Awards Assembly

congratsOur 3rd quarter awards assembly was held on Thursday, April 4, from 2:50-3:20 p.m.  During the awards assembly we recognized students with 3rd quarter perfect attendance, 1st, 2nd & 3rd quarters perfect attendance and outstanding leadership.  Congratulations, students!  Click here for a list of the award winners.

World's Finest Chocolate


50% off World’s Finest Chocolates 50% off

We have World’s Finest Chocolates still in stock! If you would like to buy chocolate at 50% off stop by the elementary office or send your order and money to school with your child.

Chocolate Almond Bars                         $0.50 ea. or $30 a case (60 per case)        

Chocolate Covered Raisins & Almonds  $1.00 ea. or $15 a case (30 in a case)    

Mint Meltaways & Caramel Whirls        $1.00 ea. or $15 a case (30 in a case) 


Alien & Planet Design Challenge

Thank you to every student that participated in Mrs. Nelsen’s Design Challenge. We had over 125 fun, creative designs.

We would like to congratulate the following students for winning their grade level design challenge. Each winner received $5.

Read more: Alien & Planet Design Challenge

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.

"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!

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