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The District Office will be closed Thursday and Friday, March 26-27, for Spring Break.
Upcoming Events
 
Special School Board Meeting 03-31-15
The Ellensburg School Board will meet with the Ellensburg Education Foundation for a special meeting on Tuesday, March 31 at 6:00 p.m. in the conference room of Ellensburg High School, 1203 E. Third Avenue. The purpose of the meeting will be an informal discussion on coordination between the two entities.
HIGHLY CAPABLE PROGRAM NOMINATIONS
Nominations are being accepted for the district's highly capable program. The purpose of the highly capable program is to meet the unique needs of students who demonstrate exceptional ability, academic achievement and creativity. If your child, currently in grades K – 11, shows signs of being intellectually advanced, consider having him/her nominated for the Discovery/Challenge/Quest program. Nominations will be accepted through the first week of April.

Nominations will be accepted for all students currently in grades K-11. Those
students who meet the screening measures will be assessed in May. Students meeting the assessment criteria would be involved with Discovery/Challenge/Quest in fall of 2015. Please check the district’s website for additional information about the curriculum, policies, and procedures. (School Board: Learning Programs and Supports, 2190, 2190p)
 
If you believe your daughter/son is a candidate for the program, please contact your child’s teacher.  Nomination forms can be obtained from the building secretary, or phone Marti Hazelwood at Special Services, 925-8117. 
 
If you have additional questions, please contact Marlene Hughes, ESD Discovery & Challenge Teacher, at mhughes@eburg.wednet.edu, or 925-8443.
 
School Board Vacancy
Would you like to be an Ellensburg School Board Member?
Director District #2 is vacant. You must live in District #2 to apply.
Applications are being accepted through March 31, 2015.
For questions, contact the District Office at 925-8010.

Click here for the application.
 
KINDERGARTEN NEWS!
Kindergarten registration packets are available at any elementary school office. To register, you will need your child's certified birth certificate, immunization record and proof of residency. Students must be five (5) years old on or before August 31, 2015 to qualify for the 2015-2016 kindergarten class.

In preparation for kindergarten, attached are Kindergarten Readiness Guidelines for parents to use to prepare your child for kindergarten. Help your child learn basic skills as they prepare to enter school!

Click here to view the Kindergarten Readiness Guidelines in Spanish.
 
Bond Passes! Thank You Ellensburg!
2013 - 2014 Annual Report is available
To view the report, click here. The report can also be found under the District Reports tab on the left side menu bar. More data can be found on the Office of the Superintendent of Public Instruction (OSPI) website at http:/www.12.wa.us.
WELCOME BACK STUDENT INFORMATION
Welcome back Ellensburg students! The first day of school for students will be Wednesday, September 3, 2014. Full-day kindergarten begins on Wednesday, September 10. Attached you will find helpful information for the upcoming school year. We are excited and looking forward to a great 2014-2015 school year!
2014-2015 Academic Calendar
Click here to view the 2014-2015 Academic Calendar
Parent Information and Required Notifications Handbook
FOR PARENTS
Student Transfer to Non-Resident District
Click here to print the Student Transfer to Non-Resident District form
ONLINE CHOICE FORM TRANSFER REQUEST
Click here to print the CHOICE FORM student transfer form
ONLINE CHOICE INTER-DISTRICT RELEASE FORM (attending two schools)
Click here for the Inter-District Release form for on-line schools
DECLARATION OF INTENT TO HOME SCHOOL
2014-2015 Fees and Fines
Click here to view the fees and fines for 2014-2015
2014-2015 Facility Fee Schedule
Click here to view the facility fee schedule for 2014-2015
RELEASE OF DIRECTORY INFORMATION OPT-OUT FORM
Click here to download the "opt-out" form.