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Shirley Hills Announcements

  • No More Clipping BoxTops???...Say WHAT?!!

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    No need to panic! It's super easy!  Simply download the  Box Tops app onto your phone and start scanning your grocery store receipts.  Receipts need to be scanned within 14 days of the date of purchase. 

    Here is a link to some helpful videos.  If you are still needing help with this changeover feel free to contact Mrs. Hausladen at


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  • P4P

    From January 13-31, we are once again partnering with the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) running a Pennies for Patients collection campaign.  Since 2009, Shirley Hills students have raised over $54,000 for LLS! We hope to raise that amount to $60,000 with this year’s donations.  There are two ways your family can give.

    1. ONLINE Giving
    2. In School Giving



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  • Pastries for Parents

    Our annual Pastries for Parents event takes place on Thursday, January 16th from 7:45-8:45 am.
    During this event, parents are invited to join their children at school for a light breakfast. Shirley Hills teachers will be serving pastries, fruit & beverages.
    In conjunction with Caring for Our Community Month, we will be collecting donations for the Ronald McDonald House. Items such as paper plates, ziploc bags, juice boxes and dishwasher soap would be greatly appreciated. Attached is a link of items the RMH is currently in need of. Please bring donations to the office, prior to January 15th, or the morning of the event.
    We hope to see you there!

    Sign up Genius

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  • Join Us for Kindergarten Round-Up!

    You and your kindergarten-age child (fall 2020) are invited to meet the teachers and staff at our National Blue Ribbon primary school. Choose from one of two evening sessions at Shirley Hills on Thursday, January 16:

    • Session 1: 4:30-6:00 p.m.
    • Session 2: 6:30-8:00 p.m.

    Students will have fun in the kindergarten room while parents enjoy a 1-hour program in the media center. A short (optional) bus ride will be provided at the end of each session for parents and children.

    To learn more, visit our Kindergarten page!


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    On October 23rd, we celebrated Unity Day by wearing orange and taking an all school photo!  

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  • 2019-20 Family Handbook

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  • S.O.A.R.

    At Westonka we SOAR...we create a SAFE environment for all, we OWN our actions, we ACHIEVE our goals and we RESPECT others and property.

    This school year our students have earned over 11,000 SOAR slips!!  


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  • Together Everyone Achieves More....Welcome to TEAM Shirley Hills!

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  • Contact Ushide

    Main Office: (952) 491-8400

    Principal, Mr. Eidsness (952) 491-8401

    Attendance Line: (952) 491-8490

    Health Specialist: (952) 491-8404

    Fax: (952) 491-8403

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  • School Times: 9:05am-3:45pm


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End-of-Year Slideshow

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Westonka News

  • New Children's Playhouse Offers Youth Acting Opportunity

    Westonka Community Theatre is excited to offer a new acting opportunity for youth ages 7-17, who are invited to participate in the first Children’s Playhouse production of “Phantom of the Music Room.” Auditions will be held Monday, Feb. 3, from 3:45 to 6:45 p.m. in the Mound Westonka High School Little Theater.

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  • Schools Host Collection Drives for WeCAN

    Students at every school in the Westonka School District embraced the holiday spirit throughout December by collecting a variety of items for families served by the Western Communities Action Network (WeCAN). Additionally, staff members at the schools and the Educational Service Center also participated in WeCAN's Adopt-A-Family program.

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  • Meredith Tice Named December Winner of Westonka Way Award

    Shirley Hills Primary School media tech paraprofessional Meredith Tice has been named the December 2019 recipient of the Westonka Way Award. The monthly award celebrates non-licensed Westonka Schools staff members who go above and beyond for families, students and other staff — because that's the Westonka Way!

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  • Projects Spark Imagination at Shirley Hills

    Up-and-coming scientists, artists, writers and researchers took center stage at the Shirley Hills Primary School Imagination Fair on Dec. 5. The annual event provides a wonderful opportunity for students to show creativity and imagination through the display of projects. A total of 19 projects were presented by students in kindergarten through fourth grade.

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  • Shirley Hills Kindergartners Celebrate Thanksgiving

    Shirley Hills Primary School kindergartners enjoyed a Thanksgiving feast together Dec. 2 to celebrate friendship and thankfulness. The feast was preceded by a viewing of Charles Schultz’s “A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving.” Students embraced the message that what truly matters is celebrating the holiday together, regardless of the meal.

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  • Shirley Hills Students Host Grandfriends

    Grandfriends’ Day is a long-standing and popular Shirley Hills Primary School tradition. The event is called “Grandfriends’ Day” to encourage students to invite a friend or neighbor to come if their grandparents live far away or are not able to attend the event geared at the youngsters’ older friends. This event is always one of the highlights of the year for Shirley Hills students, staff and families.

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