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Welcome Indian Hills Parents and Students!
Welcome Indian Hills Parents and Students!
Mrs. Shanda R. Coleman
Wednesday, July 20, 2016

Welcome Parents and Students!

Welcome to IHE! My name is Mrs. Shanda R. Coleman and I am the Principal of Indian Hills Elementary School. The staff is thrilled that you have entrusted your children’s education to us. We will make every effort to help your child achieve academically and socially this year. It is our goal to create an enriched learning environment that engages each student. Of course, we need and welcome your support and cooperation. You play a key role in the academic success of our students; therefore, school/parent communication is crucial.

We are looking forward to a great school year and have a lot of wonderful activities and learning experiences planned for your child. Our focus is to provide each child with new challenges that will result in a rewarding school experience.Academic emphasis on the core content areas of reading, language arts, science, social studies, and math will remain a priority as well as providing a learning program that builds on each year to reach local and state standards.Instruction in the fine arts (music & art), technology, and physical education complete our program providing each student with the opportunity to develop areas of interest and skill.

Please remember that this is your school and we welcome your involvement.Since we recognize that parents are their children’s first and most important teachers, we need your cooperation and involvement to provide them with the best education possible.Take time to talk with your children about their school experiences.Your interest and concern in their school progress will motivate them to do their best.Maintain contact with your children’s teachers and with me.Ask questions and communicate concerns so that we can build a partnership, which will ensure student success.

Indian Hills Elementary has an excellent teaching staff with a wealth of knowledge. The staff is dedicated to building a safe, compassionate community of lifelong learners who are scholars, creators, critical thinkers and problem solvers. We believe high expectations yield academic transformation for all students. We continue to be committed to doing our part in ensuring your child achieves academic excellence; and we look forward to working with you to guarantee that our goal is achieved.

As the leader of our Indian Hills Family, I strongly believe that every child can learn and achieve the highest level of academic success with the proper preparation and support. To ensure a successful school year please:

  • Make your child’s prompt attendance to school a priority - INSTRUCTION BEGINS PROMPTLY AT 7:50 AM DAILY
  • Expect homework and projects on a regular basis,
  • Allot time for reading and practicing basic math facts with your child on a nightly basis, and
  • Return all requested forms and documents to school in a timely manner.

Our instructional program will be far more effective with your active participation. Please send your children to us well behaved, on time, equipped with the proper materials, and ready to learn. We, in-turn will send them home to you prepared to meet the challenges of the future. Your presence is not only welcomed, but it is greatly needed!Attached you will find key information about the start of the school year. My staff and I look forward to working with each and every one of you!

School Hours: 7:50 A.M. – 2:30 P.M. (Classroom Instruction begins promptly at 7:50 AM.)

School Bus & Transportation Information will come directly from the North Little Rock School District Transportation Department. For questions please call 501-340-5151.

Breakfast & Lunch - Free for ALL K-5 NLRSD Students

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to call.I look forward to working with you and your child throughout the school year to provide a productive and safe learning environment that supports student success.Together we will make this an awesome school year!

Sincerely,
Shanda R. Coleman, Principal
Indian Hills
Elementary School

501-835-5622 colemans@nlrsd.org