Welcome to Stinesville Elementary School

Principal's Message



mr hopkinsWelcome to Stinesville Elementary School. I am overjoyed at the opportunity to become the newest member of the Stinesville family.  I am a native Hoosier, growing up in Shelbyville, Indiana.  I graduated from Indiana University-Bloomington in 2002 with my Bachelor’s Degree in Elementary Education.  While beginning my teaching career in my hometown, I joined a small group of dedicated educators and completed my Master’s Degree in Educational Administration from Ball State University.  In the fall of 2009, I relocated to Monroe County with my wife, Jyll, and two children, Luke and Layla, where I assumed the position of Assistant Principal at Edgewood Intermediate School within RBBCSC.  In the fall of 2014, I moved to Stinesville Elementary where I became Principal. Read More ...

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January Blog from Mrs. Watkin's Class
Mrs. Watkin's third grade students at Stinesville have been researching penguins.  They reserched Emperor, Rockhopper, and Yellow-eyed penguins just to name a few.  The students learned several vocabulary words that go along with penguins:  cuddle, frozen, preen, Antarctica, and flippers.  We watched some neat video clips on penguins.  The students then constructed their own shutter books to hold all their penguin information.  
A special shout-out to Nicholas Latimer, Haylie Shoemaker, and Kenzie Jacobs for doing an awesome job on their shutterbooks!
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20
Jan
100th Day of School
Friday, January 16th, was the 100th day of school for the 2014-15 school year.  Several of the classes celebrated this special day with activities.  Shown in the picture is Mrs. Butler's students and their 100 dollar bills.  Each student was given $100 bill and asked to write what they would do with $100.  Miss Blackard's class is shown with masked representing the 100th day.

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