Yocum Elementary
Hero of the week Stacy Gulick Mrs. Gulick's favorite color is blue. Her favorite subject in school was science. Her favorite food is fajitas and her favorite snack is Chex Mix! She wanted to be a teacher when she grew up. She was inspired by teachers that made school a fun place to be! She teaches 2nd grade. Mrs. Gulick has taught in El Dorado School District for 30 years!
almost 2 years ago, Yocum Elementary
El Dorado School District
If you received a school-issued iPad to do virtual assignments, please return it to EHS next week. Place the iPad in the black box outside the front entrance Monday-Friday between 7:30 am and 4:00 pm.
about 5 hours ago, El Dorado School District
El Dorado School District
New locations have been added for School Meal Service delivery that resumes tomorrow. Please note these new locations and the times for delivery. http://www.eldoradopublicschools.org/article/220307?org=district
about 1 month ago, El Dorado School District
El Dorado School District
Watch this message from Superintendent Jim Tucker regarding the COVID-19 quarantine and services being provided by the ESD. https://youtu.be/KsClpcMuewg
2 months ago, El Dorado School District
Yocum Elementary
1st grade students enjoyed reading outside today in this beautiful weather!!!!!
3 months ago, Yocum Elementary
Yocum Elementary
5 first grade classes planted African Daisy, Zinnia, Alyssum, Marigold, & Forget-Me-Not seeds in pots during science lab. Mrs. Simpson challenged them to see which seeds would sprout first by planting hers in cupcake holders. Who can resist a challenge??! Results will be posted at a later date!!!
3 months ago, Yocum Elementary
Yocum Elementary
Union County Master Gardeners accepted the challenge today and helped 4 classes of kindergarteners plant their Potato/Pea garden buckets. #wearegrowingfood #yocumschoolrocks
4 months ago, Yocum Elementary
Yocum Elementary
Councilman Andre Rucks stopped by to give the kindergarten classes some encouraging words and a great story about finding your talent. They had the best time and the visit was filled with positive energy and LOTS of giggles. Thank you for giving back to our community ❤️ #yocumschoolrocks
4 months ago, Yocum Elementary
Yocum Elementary
We are so excited about our upcoming book fair!!!! Here is a new way you can send money with your child. It's an account you can add money to so your child can spend money with ease. Log in to the website posted below and follow a few simple steps.
4 months ago, Yocum Elementary
Yocum Elementary
Mrs. Ibert’s 1st grade is working really hard on place value!!!!
4 months ago, Yocum Elementary
Yocum Elementary
Mrs. Laird’s kindergarten class brought in a boat today! They worked on adding and subtracting with their boat, and had so much fun! Math is fun!
4 months ago, Yocum Elementary
Yocum Elementary
Today we celebrated January/July birthdays on the stage with a yummy treat!!! Happy Birthday to all!!!!
4 months ago, Yocum Elementary
Yocum Elementary
Mrs. Gilkey’s Kindergarten class read Maybe Something Beautiful this week and painted our own mural! #yocumschoolrocks
4 months ago, Yocum Elementary
Yocum Elementary
Don’t forget Class pictures tomorrow!!
4 months ago, Yocum Elementary
Yocum Elementary
We had a great first day back to school! We learned the differences between turtles and tortoises. We then wrote about them in our journals. 🐢
5 months ago, Yocum Elementary
Yocum Elementary
Kindergarten students using new easiscopes to explore different types of fabric. They were trying to decide which fabric would be best for a mitten! #yocumschoolrocks #CSforAR #ARkidscancode #eldoradoeducationfoundation
6 months ago, Yocum Elementary
Yocum Elementary
Santa will be in El Dorado tonight in conjunction with the cyadowntown event. He will be at corner by Banc Corp South from 3-7 PM.
6 months ago, Yocum Elementary
Yocum Elementary
Special thanks to the El Dorado Education Foundation for awarding our kindergarten teachers a grant for digital microscopes for our classrooms! We are so excited to use them!
7 months ago, Yocum Elementary
Yocum Elementary
Check out KTVE channel news tonight at 5 and 6 to learn more about our new tower Garden we just got in this week!!! Great things are happening at Yocum!!!
8 months ago, Yocum Elementary
Yocum Elementary
Mrs. Laird’s Kindergarten class enjoying their flashlight Friday reading!!!
8 months ago, Yocum Elementary
Yocum Elementary
Can Mrs. Sneed read her hieght in books this year?! What books would you recommend?
8 months ago, Yocum Elementary
Yocum Elementary
2nd graders wrote and signed their class Constitution. The also wore red white and blue to celebrate.
8 months ago, Yocum Elementary
Yocum Elementary
Congratulations to September Rock Star Staff and students!!!! Thanks for all your hard work to make Yocum great!! #yocumschoolrocks
8 months ago, Yocum Elementary
El Dorado School District
El Dorado Schools keeps the safety of our students and staff as our top priority. While there has been no verification of any threats against our schools, we continue to work with local law enforcement to maintain safe campuses. The El Dorado School District has security measures in place and the El Dorado Police Department will provide an increased presence at each of our schools tomorrow to support a safe learning environment for all students.
9 months ago, El Dorado School District
El Dorado School District
El Dorado School District has been made aware of a social media post circulating that mentions threats against unknown schools in Arkansas and Kentucky for the coming week. According to Lt. Chris Lutman, Public Information Officer for the El Dorado Police Department, the FBI office out of Little Rock has made a general awareness statement (not a warning) regarding the threats. No specific schools have been mentioned and there has been no verified threat by any law enforcement agency in the state, including El Dorado Police Department. The safety of our staff and students is our top priority. We will continue to monitor the information with local law enforcement and will do everything in our power to keep our schools safe.
9 months ago, El Dorado School District
Yocum Elementary
Kindergarten enjoying the newly installed swings and extra recess time!
9 months ago, Yocum Elementary
Yocum Elementary
Yesterday was Makerspace Monday!! Students enjoyed the first day of Makerspace!!!
9 months ago, Yocum Elementary
Yocum Elementary
Take the challenge!! Summer reading challenge!! Look at all the fun places to read!! Post pictures of places you are reading in the thread!!! ❤️
12 months ago, Yocum Elementary
Yocum Elementary
Don’t forget you can take AR test this summer!!
12 months ago, Yocum Elementary
Yocum Elementary
Today we celebrated March Birthdays!!!
about 1 year ago, Yocum Elementary
Yocum Elementary
Hero of the week Clara Anders Mrs. Anders' favorite color is purple and red. Her favorite subject in school was history. Mrs. Anders' favorite food is Italian. When she was younger she wanted to be a teacher when she grew up. She decided to be a teacher because I love working with children and helping them realize they are all special. This is Mrs. Anders first year and she teaches Kindergarten.
about 1 year ago, Yocum Elementary
Yocum Elementary
Hero of the Week Sequin Cook Ms. Cook's favorite color is purple. Her favorite subject in school was science. Ms. Cook's favorite food is baked potatoes. When she was younger she wanted to be a fashion designer or a dog food maker. She wanted to become a teacher because she loved children and wanted to change the world in a big way. Ms. Cook teaches 3rd grade writing and language and this is her first year!!
about 1 year ago, Yocum Elementary
Yocum Elementary
Hero of the week is Miss Valencia Miss Valencia's favorite color is orange. Her favorite subject in school was Social Studies and Art. Mrs. Moore's favorite food is pizza and sushi. When she was younger she wanted to grow up to a teacher or an author. She decided to be a teacher she always played school with her sisters and she enjoyed the idea of helping others find their dreams. Miss Valencia has taught Kindergarten for two years at Yocum.
about 1 year ago, Yocum Elementary
Yocum Elementary
In honor of Black History month third grade STEM students collaborated to create these murals of important people in history!! The students really loved this activity!!
over 1 year ago, Yocum Elementary
Yocum Elementary
Congratulations to our super staff and students for being honored tonight at the monthly school board meeting!?
over 1 year ago, Yocum Elementary
Yocum Elementary
The Primary students enjoyed the AR extra recess today at Elementary!! Thank you for encouraging your students to read.
over 1 year ago, Yocum Elementary
Yocum Elementary
Hero of the week Amy Fulton Miss. Fulton's favorite color is light blue. Her favorite subject in school was social studies. Miss. Fulton's favorite food is pasta. She wanted to be a teacher since she was 8 years old. She loved playing with younger kids. Miss. Fulton knew she wanted to work with kids. She wanted to be just like a couple of her elementary teachers that inspired her. Miss. Fulton has been teaching for 2 years and teaches 4th grade.
over 1 year ago, Yocum Elementary
Yocum Elementary
Book fair is almost here!! We are excited for everyone to see all these amazing books!! We are starting a contest next week to earn dollars for Books!! The class that brings the most change will win a Spudnut Party!! Start collecting those coins
over 1 year ago, Yocum Elementary
Yocum Elementary
How excited would your student be to take home a free book? Comment or post a GIF to get entered to win! A winner will be drawn at 2pm on February 7th!! #bookfairraffle”
over 1 year ago, Yocum Elementary
Yocum Elementary
Save the Date Book Fair is coming February 4-8!!
over 1 year ago, Yocum Elementary
Yocum Elementary
January Students and Teacher of the Month!! Congratulations!!
over 1 year ago, Yocum Elementary
Yocum Elementary
Tomorrow is class pictured day!! Forms went home yesterday. 5x7- $8 and 8x10- $12 💲Money is due tomorrow.
over 1 year ago, Yocum Elementary
Yocum Elementary
Hero of the Week Tammy Parrott Mrs. Parrott's favorite color is orange. Her favorite subject in school was reading and language arts. Mrs. Parrott's favorite food is paydays and mexican food. When she was younger she wanted to be a pediatrician. Mrs. Parrot wanted to become a teacher because she loved kids and loved school. She loved watching kids learn something new. Mrs. Parrot has been a teacher for 2 years and she teaches 1st grade this year at Yocum.
over 1 year ago, Yocum Elementary
Yocum Elementary
4th grade gets rewarded for STAR Math & Reading improvement.
over 1 year ago, Yocum Elementary
Yocum Elementary
Hero of the week Jean Boerwinkle Mrs. Boerwinkle's favorite color is hot pink. Her favorite subject in school was math. Mrs. Boerwinkle's favorite food is lasagna. When she grew up she wanted to be someone famous who helped people. Mrs. Boerwinkle decided to be a teacher because she enjoyed teaching when she was a teacher assistant. She teaches 2nd grade at Yocum. Mrs. Boerwinkle has been a teacher for 11 years.
over 1 year ago, Yocum Elementary
Yocum Elementary
Hero of the Taylor Wells Miss. Wells favorite color is purple. Her favorite subject in school if she is being honest was sports. She loved basketball and softball. Miss. Wells favorite food is sushi. When she grew up she wanted to be a school counselor. She decided to teacher so that she could make a small difference in the world. Miss. Wells teaches kindergarten at Yocum and this is her very first year.
over 1 year ago, Yocum Elementary
Yocum Elementary
We celebrated half birthdays this week!! This is for students whose birthdays are in June. Happy half birthday to these awesome students!
over 1 year ago, Yocum Elementary
Yocum Elementary
Congratulations to the December Super Hero Students and staff of the month!!
over 1 year ago, Yocum Elementary
Yocum Elementary
Hero of the Week Melinda Sivils Mrs. Sivils' favorite color is blue-green the color of the ocean. Her favorite subject in school was everything. She loved how all subjects connected to one another. Her favorite food is veggie pizza with cauliflower crust. Mrs. Sivils wanted to be an archaeologist, a paleontologist, or to dance in a cage. She decided to be a teacher because she loves to learn. She was inspired by good teachers that pushed her to do better. Mrs. Sivils teaches 3rd grade and has taught for 18 years.
over 1 year ago, Yocum Elementary
Yocum Elementary
Our Yocum Heroes we’re serving our community today!! Ringing the bell for the Salvation Army.
over 1 year ago, Yocum Elementary
Yocum Elementary
Hero of the Week Chrystal Gilkey Mrs. Gilkey's favorite color is blue. Her favorite subject in school was literature and history. Mrs. Gilkey's favorite food is blackberry cobbler. She wanted to be detective when she grew up. Mrs. Gilkey became a teacher because she enjoyed working with children. It is challenging and fulfilling to help students grow. Mrs. Gilkey taught elementary music for 4 years before she became a kindergarten teacher.
over 1 year ago, Yocum Elementary
Yocum Elementary
Today we celebrated November birthdays! Happy Birthday to all our student who have November birthdays!
over 1 year ago, Yocum Elementary
Yocum Elementary
National Education Week was November 12-16. The 3rd grade students listened to Mr. Matt Johnson a fire specialist with U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service come and tell them about his career. He told the students that he manages and prescribed fire and wildlife suppression on all USFWS refuges in Arkansas and Louisiana. Thank you Mr. Johnson for sharing your career with our students.
over 1 year ago, Yocum Elementary
Yocum Elementary
Hero of the week is Janell Aplin Mrs. Aplin's favorite color is pink. Her favorite subject in school was math. Mrs. Aplin's favorite food is Mexican and sushi! When Janell was younger she wanted to be a teacher. She wanted to make a difference in children's lives. She wanted them to believe in themselves like her teachers did for her. Mrs. Aplin has been teaching for 3 years at Yocum teaching 2nd grade.
over 1 year ago, Yocum Elementary
Yocum Elementary
Hero of the Week Kim Ibert Mrs. Ibert's favorite color is green. Her favorite subject in school was science. Mrs. Ibert loved learning about animals most of all. Mrs. Ibert's favorite foods are shrimp ad cheesecake. When she was little she wanted to be a lawyer and a ballerina. Mrs. Ibert decided to be a teacher because she was influenced by several teachers that left lasting impressions. She wanted to make a difference in her students lives. Mrs. Ibert has been a 1st grade teacher at Yocum for 12 years!
over 1 year ago, Yocum Elementary
Yocum Elementary
Today was our Annual Arkansas Travelers Program. Our students showed off all the facts that they have learned about Arkansas. Thanks to everyone who was able to come out and support our students!!
over 1 year ago, Yocum Elementary
Yocum Elementary
Hero of the week Mia White Mrs. White's favorite colors are pink and black. Her favorite subject in school was art. Mrs. White's favorite food is tacos and anything Mexican!! When Mrs. White was growing up she wanted to be a teacher and a wedding dress designer. Her third grade teacher inspired her to want to be a teacher when she grew up. Mrs. White teaches Kindergarten at Yocum Primary and has taught for 7 years!
over 1 year ago, Yocum Elementary
Yocum Elementary
Today is National STEM Day!! Our kindergarten students enjoyed coding on the smart board!! We LOVE STEM!! #ARkidscancode
over 1 year ago, Yocum Elementary
Yocum Elementary
Congratulations to our November Super Students and Teacher!!!
over 1 year ago, Yocum Elementary
Yocum Elementary
Hero of the Week Tammy Waller Ms. Waller's favorite color is purple. Her favorite subject in school was math. Ms. Waller's favorite food is fried chicken. Ms. Waller wanted to be a doctor when she grew up but she decided she couldn't handle all the blood and guts. She decided to be a teacher because she loved the thought of helping children to be their best. She is a 4th grade teacher at Yocum! Ms Waller has been a teacher for 8 years.
over 1 year ago, Yocum Elementary
Yocum Elementary
Today we made slime in Makey Lab!! We had so much fun!!
over 1 year ago, Yocum Elementary
Yocum Elementary
Today we celebrated October birthdays!!
over 1 year ago, Yocum Elementary
Yocum Elementary
Tonight was our Family Literacy, Math, and STEM night. Thanks to everyone who came out tonight!!
over 1 year ago, Yocum Elementary
Yocum Elementary
We read There Was an Old Monster and made milk jug monsters with our 4th grade friends. It was so much fun to see them all working together and coming up with plans on what they wanted their monsters to look like. #yocumschoolrocks #workingtogether #readingisfun
over 1 year ago, Yocum Elementary
Yocum Elementary
Hero of the week Zach Anders Mr. Anders favorite color is blue. His favorite subject in school was science and math. Mr. Anders favorite food is Mexican. When he grew up he wanted to be a biologist and work with ocean animals. He also wanted to be a teacher. Mr. Anders wanted a job that helped kids learn and grow academically and physically. He has been a 1st grade teacher for 2 years at Yocum Primary.
over 1 year ago, Yocum Elementary
Yocum Elementary
Hero of the week Ashley Johnson Mrs. Johnson's favorite color is pink. Her favorite subject in school was reading. Mrs. Johnson's favorite food is chocolate chip cookies. When she grew up she wanted to be an astronaut or opera singer!! Mrs. Johnson wanted to be a teacher because she wanted everyone to love science as much as she did. She says kids are natural scientists! Mrs. Johnson has taught 3rd grade for 3 years all at Yocum!!
over 1 year ago, Yocum Elementary
Yocum Elementary
Lizza Pizza and Paco Taco came to Kindergarten to handout awards for students meeting AR reading goals and AR math goals!! Way to Go Students!!
over 1 year ago, Yocum Elementary
Yocum Elementary
Mrs. Laird’s class received the top AR reading class for Kindergarten this week.
over 1 year ago, Yocum Elementary
Yocum Elementary
Hero of the week Leanne Barnett Mrs. Barnett's favorite color is green. Her favorite subject in school was algebra. Her favorite food is crab. Mrs. Barnett wanted to be an architect then a teacher when she grew up. She decided she wanted to be a teacher after teaching classes in church as a teenager and loved it. Mrs. Barnett has been teaching 1st grade at Yocum for 4 years and has taught preschool before coming to Yocum.
over 1 year ago, Yocum Elementary
Yocum Elementary
Hero of the week Haley Holeman Mrs. Holeman's favorite color is yellow. Her favorite subject in school was math. Mrs. Holeman's favorite food is chicken and dumplings. She wanted to be a teacher when she grew up. Mrs. Holeman wanted to be a teacher because she loves kids and watching their faces light up when they learn something new! Mrs. Holeman teaches 2nd grade at Yocum Elementary and has been a teacher for 7 years.
over 1 year ago, Yocum Elementary
Yocum Elementary
Third grade students using clay in Art class.
over 1 year ago, Yocum Elementary
Yocum Elementary
Hero of the Week Melissa Laird Mrs. Laird's favorite color is blue. Her favorite subject in school was science. Mrs. Laird's favorite food is pizza. When she grew up she wanted to be a teacher. Mrs. Laird loved playing teacher when she was a child. She says that teaching is her talent it was what she was born to do. Mrs. Laird has taught for 11 years!! She has taught kindergarten at Yocum for two years.
over 1 year ago, Yocum Elementary
Yocum Elementary
Mrs. Laird’s class talked about Johnny Appleseed, and picked our favorite tasting apple!
over 1 year ago, Yocum Elementary
Yocum Elementary
We celebrated September birthdays this week!!
over 1 year ago, Yocum Elementary
Yocum Elementary
Kindergarten students making applesauce after learning all about apples.
over 1 year ago, Yocum Elementary
Yocum Elementary
Hero of the Week Lila Levingston Mrs. Levingston's favorite color is blue. Her favorite subject in school was math. Her favorite food is lasagna. Mrs. Levingston wanted a teacher when she grew up. She decided to be a teacher because she loved working with people especially children. Mrs. Levingston teaches 4th grade English and writing. She has been teaching for 26 years
over 1 year ago, Yocum Elementary
Yocum Elementary
Mrs. Laird's Kindergarten class working during center time!
over 1 year ago, Yocum Elementary
Yocum Elementary
In art kindergarten students explored with finger paints last week.
over 1 year ago, Yocum Elementary
Yocum Elementary
Hero of the week Casey Orr Mrs. Orr 's favorite color is blue. Her favorite subject in school was reading and science. Her favorite food is all food. She says eating is a hobby of hers! When she grew up she wanted to be a teacher. Mrs. Orr had several great teachers in this district that inspired her. Mrs. Jelks, Mrs. Whitlow, Mr. Smith, and Mrs. Post. Mrs. Orr has been teaching 1st grade for 13 years!
over 1 year ago, Yocum Elementary
Yocum Elementary
Scott Davis performed an electrical safety magic show, Making Accidents Disappear. He is sponsored by the Electric Cooperatives of Arkansas and travels across the state to perform his safety show.
over 1 year ago, Yocum Elementary
Yocum Elementary
Mrs. White’s class practicing their reading stamina!!
over 1 year ago, Yocum Elementary
Yocum Elementary
In library today students listened to The Day the Crayons Quit. Students were asked to construct a crayon box using legos. The box the students had to at least hold 10 Crayons.
over 1 year ago, Yocum Elementary
Yocum Elementary
Hero of the Week Jennifer Duncan Mrs. Duncan's favorite color is purple. Her favorite subject in school was reading. Her favorite food is cheese dip! When she was younger she wanted to be a secretary when she grew up. After working with kids at church she decided she wanted to be a teacher. Mrs. Duncan teaches the 3rd grade and has been teaching for 22 years.
over 1 year ago, Yocum Elementary
Yocum Elementary
Our Hero of the Week is Amy Beasley Mrs. Beasley's favorite color is pink. Her favorite subject in school was reading. Her favorite food is chips and salsa, basically anything Mexican! She wanted to be teacher when she grew up. She was inspired by her mom and getting to help her in her classroom. She has taught kindergarten for 15 years!
over 1 year ago, Yocum Elementary
Yocum Elementary
Mrs. Laird’s Class using Osmo to practice shapes and sight words.
over 1 year ago, Yocum Elementary
Yocum Elementary
Today we celebrated August birthdays!!!
over 1 year ago, Yocum Elementary
Yocum Elementary
Ms. Waller’s homeroom was excited to get to the library and check out a book!
over 1 year ago, Yocum Elementary
Yocum Elementary
The Library MakerSpace is open this week!! Look at all the fun things we started already!!
over 1 year ago, Yocum Elementary
Yocum Elementary
STEM challenge highlighting material constraints. Record paper chain made from 2 pieces of construction paper and only 12 inches of tape.
over 1 year ago, Yocum Elementary
Yocum Elementary
Today is the 10th Day of School!! Kindergarten had a surprise visit from Zero the Hero to celebrate!!!
over 1 year ago, Yocum Elementary
Yocum Elementary
Registration tomorrow from 12pm to 6pm. Come meet your new teacher!!!
almost 2 years ago, Yocum Elementary
Yocum Elementary
Free summer meals starts Monday!!
almost 2 years ago, Yocum Elementary
El Dorado School District
Kindergarten Open House - Thursday, February 8 If your child is entering Kindergarten this fall, don't miss this opportunity to visit all four of our schools.
over 2 years ago, El Dorado School District
Mona Moore
Report Cards will be sent home Friday, January 5th
over 2 years ago, Mona Moore
Mona Moore
Students return to school January 4th!
over 2 years ago, Mona Moore
Mona Moore
American Education Week—November 13-17, 2017—will present all Americans with a wonderful opportunity to celebrate public education and honor individuals who are making a difference in ensuring that every child receives a quality education.
over 2 years ago, Mona Moore
El Dorado Schools
Catch our students performing at Musicfest this weekend! Check times to see your favorite group or come watch them all!
over 2 years ago, El Dorado Schools
El Dorado Schools
Parent Teacher Conferences - No School for students all day Monday, September 25.
over 2 years ago, El Dorado Schools
El Dorado Schools
Bus Routes for the 2017-18 school year are available here: http://5il.co/1ntf
almost 3 years ago, El Dorado Schools
El Dorado Schools
School starts Monday, August 14. Bells ring at 7:55 a.m. We can't wait to see you!
almost 3 years ago, El Dorado Schools
El Dorado Schools
Don't miss the Kindergarten Get Ready for School Bash! July 27 or August 4.
almost 3 years ago, El Dorado Schools
El Dorado Schools
Get the school calendar for 2017-18 so you don't miss a thing! http://5il.co/1aki
almost 3 years ago, El Dorado Schools
El Dorado Schools
School Supply Lists for 2017-18 now available. http://5il.co/1b38
almost 3 years ago, El Dorado Schools