Mini Cheesecake Bites!



  • 8oz of cream cheese, room temperature
  • 4 tbsp of butter, room temperautre
  • 1/2 cup of crushed graham cracker crumbs
  • 4 cups powdered sugar
  • 10 oz of chocolate chips



  1. In a large bowl, mix the cream cheese and butter until combined
  2. Add the graham cracker crumbs and mix well
  3. Add in the powdered sugar, 1 cup at a time until it is mixed in
  4. Cover and let chill in the fridge for at least an hour
  5. Place a piece of wax paper on the counter and remove the batter from the fridge
  6. Scoop into balls and roll in between palms if necessary. Place on wax paper
  7. Place in fridge for 10 to 20 minutes if they are too soft to dip
  8. Melt the chocolate in the microwave, stirring every 15 seconds to make sure it doesn’t harden. It should take about 1 minute for the chocolate to completely melt
  9. Dip balls into chocolate completely
  10. Place back on wax paper until the chocolate has hardened.
  11. Store in the fridge for the best taste.


The Pride of Elgin and the Masonic Lodge are collaborating to raise donations for the band. The Masonic Lodge is hosting a breakfast for anybody who wants to come . The breakfast is this saturday , october 21 , 2017 form 7:00 am to 10:30 am or until the lodge runs out of food . The breakfast is being held in the Masonic Lodge Local No . 367 ; 8190 state highway 17 , Elgin . The price of admission is just a donation at the door . so please come join us .

Parents : Field Trip Qualifications

In order for your child to go on an off-campus, grade level trip and represent Elgin Elementary School, students must meet all of the following criteria:

A. Tardies – Students are tardy if they if they arrive between 8:21 and 9:59 a.m.
No more than 8 tardies in a Semester for that Semester Trip.

B. Absences – Students are absent if they arrive after 9:59 p.m. or leave before 1:40 p.m.
No more than 5 days in a Semester for that Semester’s Trip
If the 5 days are exceeded, you MUST provide a physician’s or emergency room’s note      on the attending physician’s stationary with their signature to get an absence excused.

C. Bus Conduct Referrals
No more than 3 in a Semester for that Semester Trip.
No more than 5 total for the whole school year.

D. Discipline Referrals
No more than 3 visits to the principal for disciplinary action in a Semester for that              Semester’s Trip.

E. Class Assignments 
All assignments must be complete and turned in prior to the scheduled Trip.

Picture credit : CSU, Chico

Christmas Boxes

Lend a helping hand. Help kids in need. Join NHS in filling Christmas boxes for needy children. Each box will include things like fun toys, hygiene items, and more things they need and could play with.We will buy the boxes that we’ll use to send the things out. The boxes can not contain toothbrushes or any liquids. The boxes will be sent all around to some foreign countries. The boxes can also include shoes or anything kids might need like school supplies. The boxes will be due November 14th. See Mrs.Rucker or Valerie Cruz for details.

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