Handley News

eLearning Survey

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Please use the link below to complete a VERY important survey regarding eLearning.  It is important that we have the input of our Handley families in order to best meet your needs for future on-line learning opportunties.  If you do not have access to a computer, please contact the school, and we will discuss other options for you to participate.   Thank you for your participation.  


Handley School Survey

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Please answer the survey below and provide input. YOUR OPINION IS IMPORTANT TO US.  Be sure to vote NO LATER than May 18.  The winning vote will be announced the week of May 21.  



Handley School Mascot Survey

From the desk of the principal . . .

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We are in the final stretch of the 2017-18 school year.  Handley students and staff have worked hard all year to learn and grow into good students and good friends.  We will finish strong in May!  Handley has been recognized for our outstanding attendance. We are in the running for the elementary school with the best attendance all year.  Our goal is to have EVERY student at school EVERY day, EVERY minute the month of May.  Let's do it, Trojans!!  

Mrs. Upp


May 8  -  PTO meeting  3:30 in library

May 18  - Picnic day for students.  They will eat lunch outside.

May 22  - 5th grade recognition 5:30 @ Boston

May 23  - Field Day  1:00-3:00

May 24  -  Last student day

*Handley Elementary School facebook link:  https://www.facebook.com/LPCSC.Handley/

*Handley PTO facebook link:  https://www.facebook.com/Handley-PTO-109011499246851/



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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


Please see the attached letter from Superintendent Francesconi.  It contains imformative information regarding an upcoming safety meeting as well as other steps LPCSC is taking in response to crisis situations that have recently taken place in schools throughout the nation.  

Letter from the Superintendent

Handley Calendar of Events

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Attached is the Handley Calendar of Events.  Use this document as a reminder of upcoming important activities and dates.  Hopefully you can join us for our family activity nights as the home and school connection is very important.   Please note that these dates may be subject to change.  Please call the office with any questions or to confirm dates.  

Handley Calendar 2017-18


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Attached is the 2017-18 Supply List by grade level. If you have any questions, please call Mrs. Upp or Mrs. Ford at the school.  362-2561

2017-18 Supply List by grade


Attached is a letter to all parents explaining LPCSC's new RAPTOR system.  Please note that this system was implemented in early September.  This is one more way that LPCSC is working to keep our schools safe.  If you have any questions, please feel free to contact me at 362-2561.   

Pamela Upp - Principal

Raptor system explanation

Anti-Harassment Policy

Please see the attached document to learn more about the LaPorte Community School Corporation Anti-Harassment Policy.  

LPCSC Anti-Harassment Policy

Pick-up procedures

Safety is a top priority at Handley School.  For that reason, we have clear and specific pick-up procedures for students.  Please see the attached letter for more information.  Thank you for working together to keep our children safe.

Pick-up procedures


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

Take 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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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.”


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