Elgin’s first Annual Ugly Sweater 5k run

On December 16th, 2017 at 4pm there will be a 5k race. Come out in your ugliest Christmas sweater and run/walk in the 1st Annual Ugly Christmas Sweater 5k as part of the Let Your Light Shine Elgin Christmas Celebration. The entry fee is $30 and it includes a race t-shirt. The proceeds go to the Elgin Chamber of Commerce who sponsors local families during the holiday season and will also be donating to the Winter Wishes program through the school! Come out and support your community and enjoy the Christmas parade and all the festivities including a Live Nativity Scene, Food Trucks, City Wide House Lighting Contest, and local entertainment!

For more information and to sign up visit www.signmeup.com/122531

photo credit: https://www.racethread.com/race/cannonball-marathon-15002.html

2017 Comanche County Chili Cook-Off

Comanche County employees are going to make chili to face off in a competition! The Chili Cook-Off is open to the public, and all funds raised will go to United Way. One trip is $5 and all you can eat is $10 for chili, fixins, desserts, and drinks. The event will be on Thursday, October 26th , 2017. The cook-off will start at 11:30 AM and will end at 1:30 PM. The event is located at 315 SW 5th St, Lawton, Oklahoma 73501. So tell your friends and family and come out for a great chili cook-off.

Information and Image Credit: https://www.facebook.com/events/522738658066753/?ti=icl.

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

Wheeler Walker Jr


On October 19, 2017 Wheeler Walker Jr will be performing and if you don’t know who he is Wheeler Walker Jr is an American comedian, actor and writer and he is also a country music singer and his real name is Benjamin Isaac Hoffman. The location will be in Oklahoma City OK and at the Diamond Ballroom 8001 S. Eastern Ave and the doors will open at 7:30PM and the event will start in 8:30PM and the costs will be $22.50 for cash and $23.50 for credit.

This picture was given credit to https://www.visitokc.com/event/wheeler-walker-jr/6646/

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.

picture credits: https://www.google.com/search?client=safari&hl=en-us&biw=414&bih=622&tbm=isch&sa=1&ei=VgHlWfSdGuqpjwSpnruoBA&q=christmas+boxes+for+the+needy&oq=christmas+boxes+for+the+needy&gs_l=mobile-gws-img.3…1261.6391.0.6636.….0…1.1.64.mobile-gws-img..11.1.684…30i10k1.1902.WvHr75F4DW4#imgrc=_

Gabriel Iglesias


On Friday October 27, 2017, Gabriel Iglesias will be visiting the Southwest Oklahoma area. He will be performing at the Global Event Center at WinStar World Casino and Resort in Thackerville, Oklahoma. The event will be starting at 9:00 pm. Tickets to see the stand up performer will range from $87 to $220. You must be 18 years of age to enter the event.

picture credits: https://www.google.com/search?q=gabriel+iglesias&rlz=1CALEAI_enUS766&source=lnms&tbm=isch&sa=X&ved=0ahUKEwjGkMyu4u3WAhWDxSYKHSCxBIQQ_AUICygC&biw=1366&bih=654&safe=active&ssui=on#imgrc=8RwyQF9Roj0_MM: