J. G. Masters Elementary
5505 North 99th Street
Omaha, NE 68134-1599
Phone: (402) 572-1027
Fax: (402) 572-0952
READ! READ! READ! . be on the lookout in the building for teachers promoting reading! You may see them reading a book in a far away place or somewhere in space!
We hope you enjoy visiting our Website. Our school's number one focus is to see each student reach his or her highest potential. Our overall goal is to improve student achievement. To reach this goal, we follow strategies from our annual School Improvement Plan. At Masters Elementary, the staff, parents, students, and community work together to increase student achievement. By keeping the lines of communication open, students will experience success at Masters.
Masters School provides many services to meet the needs of our students and community. Breakfast is provided before school for all students, and before and after school day care is available through OPS Kids Club. We have a hard working and active PTO that sponsors family activities, and of course, an outstanding staff teaching an excellent curriculum, supporting our goal of improving student achievement.
The Masters School Web site will provide important information about our school and events for the school year. Please visit our Web site throughout the school year. We value your input. Let us know if you have suggestions, questions, or concerns. By working together, we can make a difference in the lives of our students.
Fifth Grade Recognition
and Dance is Thursday,
May 25th at 2:30 p.m.
Special thank you to:
Thermal Energy Management
for their donations to the Fun Run!
Masters School Improvement Plan
Professional Development Focus Areas
Sense (Problem Solving)
2. Balance Literacy - Vocabulary/Comprehension
3. Writing Process
4. Multi-Tierred Systems of Support
Dear Masters Families, May 11, 2017
you to the 108th & Fort Street HY-VEE for donating all the
popsicles on Field day and cookies for
the 5th Grade dance!! We are excited for the
5th Grade dance and recognition on Thursday, May 25th at
2:30 pm. If you want to help
decorate please come to the gym at 12:30 that day. Thank you to everyone who
has already committed to volunteering, it will be a great time!
Thank you to all the
families and students who worked hard this year to support the PTO and our
fundraisers. We appreciate all your help and look forward to a great year next
year!! We are looking for new board
members for the 2018-2019 school year, if interested please contact firstname.lastname@example.org or 402-880-1924.
PTO Spring “Arts” Concert 5:30 PM Friday,
Grade Recognition and Dance 2:30 PM Thursday,
Day for Students Friday, May 26th
Session (only available to pre-registered students) Monday, June 5th
- June 30th
Kindergarten students will
be the only students to bring book bags on the last day of school. Classroom
teachers will have all materials for the last day of school. We ask that all
students, with the exception of kindergartners to leave book bags at home on
Friday, May 26th. All
students will receive their report cards on the last day of school.
are11 days left of school. The last day
for students is Friday, May 26th. We
would prefer that students do not prepay for their lunches. If students do not have lunch credits, please
send lunch money with them daily. Thank
There are only 25 yearbooks left!
When they are gone, they are gone!
See Ms. Gayle to purchase a yearbook for only $11.00.
SPECIAL THANK YOU!
Employment and Thermal Energy Management a special thank you for their sponsorship
for the Fun Run!
LOST AND FOUND!
Please check the lost and found box before the end of the school
year! Items left will be gathered and
sent to charity.
A wonderful and heartfelt thank you to all the
parents that made Staff Appreciation week such a joy and success!! It is so wonderful to know that we are loved
and appreciated by all our Master’s family.
As the school year is coming to a close in just a few
short weeks remaining, our minds and hearts are filled to the brim. It’s been a
great year! Together we’ve learned much
and shared experiences that will long remain with us in the years to come. The
strength of our community and whole-hearted passion to make our school a
wonderful place of learning for our children primarily but for all of us makes
Masters truly a special place. Special
thanks to all of you who have contributed in ways small, large and
Reading with your child every night, attending and
participating on field trips, helping with school book fairs, providing food
and/or organizing lunches for teachers, organizing events, working at these
events, showing up to support your children, serving on committees, sharing
your talents, helping with traffic, picking up trash, brainstorming the “what
ifs”… supporting our work in countless ways and providing the resources to do
what we dream and know is good for children. Thanks for getting your kids to
school on time each day, for kind notes of encouragement that mean so much, for
sending your kids with healthy lunches obviously packed with love, for making
sure homework gets done… and turned in. Thank you for providing rich and
engaging, well-rounded experiences for your children and knowing that education
is about joy, wonder and fostering curiosity, along with the development of
social skills so needed to succeed. For these, and a million other things, we
are truly grateful!
For your calendaring pleasure, the first day of school
begins on Thursday, August 17th! Safe Walk to School Night is Tuesday, August 15th
at 6:00 PM!
feel free to e-mail your comments, suggestions, or questions to email@example.com
I welcome your input.
LeDonna Griffin, Principal
Believe It, Achieve
Together We Fly…
Those of you who are joining us this summer for “Summer Learning
(summer school). Will begin
On Monday, June 5th – Friday, June 30th. School starts and 8:45 a.m. and school ends
at 3:05 p.m. Breakfast will start
8:15 a.m. and lunch will be served from 12:00 – 12:30 p.m.
Please look for your students’ summer letter and eligible
On the last day of school with their report cards.
The Omaha Public Schools District has adopted a new Standards-Based report card. The goal of the new report card is to provide parents/guardians with an accurate picture regarding their child's progress on grade level standards. Click on the link below to access additional information about the new report card and standards-based grading system.
Click here for the latest Masters Elementary Bond Updates