• Welcome to Mrs. Ellis' 6th Grade Website.
    Don’t forget to check Powerschools.
    If you need to contact me, please call my cell phone or email me at wendy.ellis@dvusd.org.
    The Classroom Phone number is (623) 376-3524 for Room 405, but I will not be on campus.
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    New River Elementary School 48827 N. Black Canyon Hwy. New River, 85087

    Principal: Dr. Craig


    To call in an absence, please call (623) 376-3590.

    To contact the Ms. Kara or Ms. Lisa in the office, please call (623) 376-3505.

    To contact the Nurse, please call (623) 376-3510.

    Bus Information      PTSA updates     Lunch Menu 
    Ellis Homeroom....If you have not signed up for Remind.com, you may text: 81010 and leave the message: @be37
    Social Studies Textbook Access: https://dvusd.instructure.com/login/ldap
    Use your Novell user name and password to log-in to your account, same as your computer/portal login.
    Reading Book Textbook Access: https;//my.hrw.comThe student's user name will be Dv.[Novell Username]. Most student's Novell usernames are first initial, middle initial, first three of last name, and last three of the student ID number, which is the student's lunch number. The student password is the student's ID#.
    Math Text Book Access: You can access all the lessons on Canvas. Access Canvas through the Portal.
    DreamBox: Go through the Portal to sign in.
    Learnzillion Lessons and Videos: https://learnzillion.com/resources/17132 
    Student Google Accounts   The students have a safe email access provided by the district. It assists in getting the students access to many resources online. 
    Be sure to access other resources on the designated page.
    If you have any questions, please give me a call or email me. Parents and students are welcome to contact me using email, notes, or the classroom phone. If you would like a conference, please let me know. Students are welcome to call me on my cell phone.
    I encourage all my students to ask for help. If they are doing homework and get stumped, they should call a friend for help. But sometimes, they would just like to talk to me. I highly encourage students to call me on my cell so they can get some answers and be able to continue their homework. I feel there is not any advantage to getting frustrated, not getting it done, feeling vulnerable in front of peers, and feeling behind. I will gladly pause my personal life for just a few minutes to relieve homework frustration so a student may continue. Even if I cannot talk, I have a heads-up for the next day and can deal with the situation more prepared. Plus, it emphasizes initiative from the student. I strongly encourage and prefer students to contact me to foster responsibility and self-assurance. An email or call from a parent is best only if the student has no other way to fix the problem themselves or it is a "parental" concern. Thank you for your support as we guide the maturity of amazing 6th graders. Cell Phone (students only) (602) 510-6776