Highly Qualified Teachers
Our school receives federal funds for Title 1 programming. We work very hard to meet the needs of your students using great programing and effective teachers. At this time, 100% of our elementary teachers meet state licensing requirements for the grade level and subjects in which each teacher is providing instruction. Para Professionals at Plattsmouth Elementary are also highly qualified.
Feel free to request specific information regarding the professional qualifications of your student’s teacher or teachers. Our email addresses and phone numbers are below.
Dr. Cherie Larson Todd Halvorsen
Director of Instructional Services Elementary Principal
402-296-3361 ext. 2812 402-296-4173 ext. 2504
Elementary Daily Schedule
PLATTSMOUTH ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
7:30 a.m. Principal and Administrative Assistants arrive
7:45 a.m. Teachers arrive
7:50 a.m. Walking Club starts
8:10 am. Students enter building
8:15 a.m. Warning Bell
8:20 a.m. Tardy bell
3:15 p.m. Kindergarten dismissal
3:20 p.m. Grades 1-4 dismissal
4:00 p.m. Teachers’ workday ends
4:00 p.m. Administrative Assistants workday ends
APPOINTMENTS AND QUICK ANSWERS
Appointments with the principal and parent-teacher discussions should be prearranged by telephoning the school secretaries at 402 296-4173. Parents can get quick answers about school by calling between 7:15-7:45 a.m., but for questions requiring detailed answers, please call after 9:00 a.m.
Title I Compact
Please see the attached updated Title I Compact. Please review and provide any input into the changes to the school-wide and/or building documents provided.
Plattsmouth Elementary School Parent - School Learning Compact 2015-2016 School Year
Effective schools are the results of partnership between school staff members and families working together for each child’s success. A learning compact is an agreement among groups toward that goal. We invite you to be involved in a partnership with us.
All students are important, therefore the school is:
• Responsible for providing a high quality curriculum and instruction.
• Hiring highly qualified teachers.
• Providing policy and procedures that encourage academic achievement, responsible behavior, civic engagement.
I want my child to be successful; therefore I will:
It is important that students achieve; therefore, I will strive to do the following;
It is important that I work to do the best of my ability. I will strive to do the following:
National FFA Week
Feb. 18-25, 2017 is National FFA Week. Celebrate the week with our students and instructor Andy Christensen. Click here and discover more about National FFA Week.
BREAKING NEWS! PCS is the first school district in Nebraska with OPAA! to offer menus via Nutrislice! Menus are available at the link below. Hover over any food item and get a picture with detailed nutritional information. This is a great tool for monitoring personal health and wellness. It is an excellent resource for students, parents, and faculty/staff.
Menus are available for all buildings, starting Feb. 1, 2017.
Click here ----> NEW BREAKFAST AND LUNCH MENUS LINK
"Thumbs up to the new food choices and variety. My daughter is very happy about having lemonade, ice tea, and water as choices, since it's hard for the kids to get hydrated with the busy days." Jody Graskowiak-Parent
2017 Plattsmouth Board of Education Officers
Congratulations to our 2017 Plattsmouth Board of Education officers.
2014-2015 Annual Report and State of the Schools Report
The 2014-2015 Annual Report for the Plattsmouth Community Schools (PCS) is available by clicking here. If you have questions, comments, or suggestions, click on the Let's Talk tab that is located on the right side of this page. For more information about PCS or other districts in Nebraska, click here for the 2014-2015 State of the Schools Report.