408 W 10th Street
LaPorte, IN 46350
Phone: 219-362-2561
Fax: 219-362-1428

Principal: Mrs. Pamela Upp

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February has come and gone, and March is upon us!!  We are looking forward to starting a new month and hoping it brings warmer weather.  March is a busy month at Handley Elementary School as we will be participating in a number of state required tests.  ISTEP+ will be administered to students in grades 3-5 at Handley beginning on March 10.  IT IS CRITICAL THAT YOUR CHILD GET PROPER REST, NUTRITION, AND BE IN ATTENDANCE THIS WEEK.  In addition, students in grade 3 will be participating in IREAD3 during the week of March 17.  This is a high stakes test.  Please be sure your 3rd grader gets rest, proper nutrition, and is in attendance for this very important test. 

Other news . . . Due to many delays/cancellations, the third grading period has been extended.  The grading period will end on March 28.  Report cards will be sent home April 4.  The mid-term reports for the fourth grading period will be sent home on May 2.  Please remember that you may check your child's grades every day using Parent Access.  **Mid-term reports are only sent to students receiving a D or F in a subject.

Important March dates:

March 3-21          ISTEP+ window

March 9               Time change!

Maarch 11           PTO meeting 3:45

March 14             School is in-session!!  Snow make-up day!

March 18             Kindergarten Round-Up

March 17-21        IREAD3

March 21             FUN FAIR!!!   6:00-8:00 p.m.

March 28             End of grading period

Mrs. Upp

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The Handley School newsletter is sent out the first Friday of each month.  You may use the link below to see the most current newsletter.  This is a great way for parents, students, and staff to stay connected. 

Monthly School newsletter

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The link below will allow you to access the Handley School Calendar.  This includes upcoming school events and other important dates.  Please call the school with any questions - 362-2561.

Handley School Calendar

Print this articleCLASSROOM SNACKS
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The Wellness Committee met on April 27, 2011, and formulated a policy addressing treats for classroom celebrations. The policy states:

“For the safety of all children, all treats furnished for students, including birthday treats, must be commercially purchased. These treats should be kept simple and in a form that is easy to pass out to students in the class.”



Please click on the link below to be directed to "Online Forms and Documents."  This site includes the Elementary Enrollment Form and the Student Health Record and Examination Form.  This information can also be accessed directly from the LaPorte Community School website under "Parent Resources" on the left hand side.

Online Forms and Documents

Print this articleTake a VIRTUAL tour of Handley's library!!
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Click on the link below to access steps that will allow you to take a virtual visit to Handley's library.  This is a great way to check the availability of books in the library as well as access other valuable information. 

Steps to access the Handley Library on-line

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8:35 am – 3:10 pm

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