Prairie Hill Transition Process Timeline
Prairie Hill Elementary is on schedule and will welcome students and staff next fall. The opening of Prairie Hill is an exciting opportunity for our school community we are confident that all students will receive an exceptional education. Below is the timeline that has been established for the Prairie Hill transition process.
September 2013 - Name New Principal
Scott Schipper has been appointed as the new Principal for Prairie Hill Elementary. Schipper is currently in his 7th year as Principal at Prairie Heights Elementary and will assume his new position with the district's fifth elementary beginning July 1, 2014.
October 2013 - Teachers
Begin the process of putting together a teaching staff.
November 2013 - Teachers
Finalize Teacher Placements
December 2013 - Transition Update Letter
Parents will receive a letter updating them on the Prairie Hill transition process.
January 2014 - Q and A Open House and Preference Letters
Two question and answer sessions have been scheduled at Prairie Ridge Elementary on January 8 and January 9 from 6:30 - 7:30 pm.
Preference letters will be sent asking parents to indicate their choice regarding the selection of an elementary school.
February/March 2014 - Balancing Schools
During the months of February and March the District will be reviewing a variety of demographic information prior to finalizing building placements.
April - 2014 - Student Placements
Parents will receive information notifying them of building placement for the upcoming school year.
May - 2014 - Kindergarten Round-up
Kindergarten round-up for Prairie Hill students will be May 8, 2014 in the study hall area at Prairie High School. This is the same location where fall enrollment is held.