Spencer Elementary School News

November Student of the Month - Tyler Peterson!

Spencer Elementary Student of the Month for November is Tyler Peterson!! Tyler was nominated by Mrs. Tara Abel. Mrs. Abel had this to say about Tyler, “Tyler is an exceptional choice for student of the month. Tyler goes above and beyond to do what is asked and expected of him. He is always willing to help others learn, as well as dig deep into his own academics to expand his knowledge. Tyler knows his learning is important and he takes control of it. He challenges himself. Tyler is an absolute joy to have in class and we look forward to working with him the rest of this year.”Tyler Peterson

November Staff Person of the Month - Mrs. Ann Pankratz!

Spencer Elementary Staff Person of the Month for November is Mrs. Ann Pankratz!! Mr. Dillenburg, fellow teacher, states, “All of Mrs. Pankratz's efforts are so helpful to others and truly thoughtful. It seems as though each time Mrs. Schulz gives a "shout out" to a fellow staff member, she is part of that recognition. Not only does she handle her day-to-day responsibilities with a positive and fun attitude. She helps us all out with Educator Effectiveness, volunteers to lend a hand as the "go to food count guru," is a member of the elementary leadership team, has shown innovative approaches to math RTI and collaboration with her 1st grade team, and cleans the staff bathroom (haha) and so many other things! I know I'm missing probably a dozen other things that Ann does week in and week out to help each of us- all with a smile on her face and that famous chuckle!”Mrs. Ann Pankratz

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Elementary Food Drive Brings in Over 3,000 Items!!

Thank you, thank you, thank you to all of our students, families, and staff members for another very successful food drive! Our elementary school collected over 3,000 items for our local food pantry!!! A special thank you to our 5th grade students and teachers for organizing the gym for our collection day.5th Graders with our 3000 items!!

Spencer PTA night at Applebees

Join us for an Applebee's Fundraiser Benefitting Spencer PTA on Oct. 15.  




We are very excited to have all of our students back in the building for our first day of school on Sept. 1.  Students should plan to arrive at 8:00 AM and school is done each day at 3:10 PM.  Thank you to all of our parents that have stopped in to pay registration fees and add money to their children's lunch account.  If you haven't had a chance to stop in to pay fees please send your child's $10 registration fee by Sept. 8.  

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Ema Schultz - October Student of the Month Ema Schultz is our Student of the Month for October!!!

We are thrilled to announce our first Student of the Month at Spencer Elementary School; Miss Ema Schultz!

Here are a few of the things the staff of the elementary had to say about Ema:

"She has a positive attitude about being Rocket student and that is infectious to her peers. She is a good friend, works hard and shows great academic achievement."

"She is an excellent model for all elementary students of the Rocket Way! She is also one of the most kind, helpful students I have ever had!”

"She has a HUGE heart and is a kind friend to everyone around her. She has a bubbly personality and is eager to take on any activity with a positive attitude and smile on her face. Our classroom wouldn't be the same without her!"

Congratulations, Ema! We are so glad that you are part of our Rocket Family!

Mrs. Abel Staff Person of the Month for November Tara Abel is our October Staff Member of the Month!!

We are proud to introduce Mrs. Tara Abel as our Spencer Elementary Staff Person of the Month for October!  Here are a few things Mrs. Abel's co-workers had to say about her:

“Mrs. Abel CONNECTS with kids!  She leads in whatever endeavor she takes on.

“She is consistently positive and upbeat and I value her opinions on things. Mrs. Abel is definitely someone I go to for advice or thoughts on things.”


“Mrs. Abel is inspirational.  She is a knowledgeable resource, a "go-getter" and extremely passionate about teaching. After talking with her I walk away feeling more motivated and inspired to dig deeper and accomplish more within my own teaching.”

She exemplifies what it means to have a growth mindset and be a team player.  Congrats Mrs. Abel, we are so fortunate to have you as part of our Rocket Family.  We can’t wait to see what you are up to next!   



Parent Teacher Conferences

It is hard to believe but Parent-Teacher Conferences are right around the corner.  Conferences are on Oct. 2nd from 4:00-8:00 and on Oct. 5th from 1:00-4:00.  Please use the websites below to sign-up for a time to meet with your child's homeroom teacher.

Please click on the appropriate link below for your sign-up:

K-2nd Grade       3rd-5th Grade

4 Year Old Kindergarten and Early Childhood - please watch for information coming home with your child from Mrs. Ehlers and Mrs. Strey.

Informational Meeting on the Elementary Report Card

Reminder:  Informational Meeting for Parents on the New Report Card

When: Thursday, Oct. 26

Time: 6:00 PM (should last around 30 minutes)

Where: Elementary Library

What:  Our report card for kindergarten-5th grade will look different this year.  For kindergarten-2nd grade the changes will be minimal; for 3rd-5th grade the changes will be more noticeable.  We will be showing examples and explaining how to interpret this new report card at this meeting.

SC Rockets at Amherst

Cheer on the SC Rockets this friday night

Welcome to the Spencer Elementary Webpage!

Please take time to look around our webpage to learn what we are all about at Spencer Elementary School.  We take pride in offering the children of our community an education that will allow them to develop the skills and aptitudes to be successful not only in their school career but in life.

 To explore all our elementary school has to offer please visit the "Teacher Websites" on the left menu bar, all of our grade level teachers have joint grade level pages.   For a full staff directory, click on the "School Staff" link also in the left menu bar.  Finally, check out the Elementary Facebook page to see a complete view of all we do at Spencer Elementary School.    

Kindness in Chalk

We celebrate kindness each and every day at Spencer Elementary School but once a year we like to spread that kindness to the sidewalks with our annual Kindness in Chalk event. All of students from our 4 year olds, all the way up to our seniors, worked together to fill our sidewalks with kind words and pictures. Our hope, to brighten everyone's day as they walk past our school!

Kindness in Chalk

"Tree-Mendous" Readers

This year's reading incentive theme is to promote "tree-mendous" readers.  To kick off this event we paired our older elementary Rockets with our younger elementary Rockets to read together.  The students were so engaged and seemed to really enjoy this time together!  reading together

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