Degrees and Certifications:
Chris Birgen, Principal
Chris Birgen has been principal at Islands Elementary since 2011. Before taking over at Islands Elementary, Mr. Birgen was the Assistant Principal at South Valley Junior High and Dean of Students at South Valley Junior High. Mr. Birgen was a 7th–8th Special Education teacher in Greenfield Junior High before becoming an Administrator.
Islands Elementary is a school where the staff loves the students, believes in them, inspires a love of learning, and challenges them to grow. Islands Elementary is a school with fun traditions, but also innovative teaching and learning. The staff is dedicated to providing the best education possible for the "whole" child. Islands Elementary is very proud to be a Title I targeted schools which allows us to provide extra support in the areas of math and reading along with providing social worker support for our students and parents. We were also recognized as an AEF A+ School of Excellence™ in 2017.
Islands Elementary Announcements
Monday, July 29th Kindergarten Orientation
We are excited to meet our new Dolphins. Please join us on Monday, July 29th in the library. If your last name starts with A-L please attend from 9 am-11am last names with M-Z planning on attending from 1pm-3pm. Island's Kindergarten Orientation
Open House Tuesday July 30 - 5:30pm - 7:00pm Includes curriculum night for 4th -6th grade (Two sessions available - 5:30-6:10pm or 6:15 - 7:00pm) No registration required.
Upcoming Islands Events
July 29, 2019
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM Island's Kindergarten Orientation
August 1, 2019
August 7, 2019
August 8, 2019
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM Preschool-3rd Currirculum Night
August 9, 2019
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM Welcome Back Pool Party
August 14, 2019
August 21, 2019
August 28, 2019
Elementary School Day Start & End Times
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday: 8:10am–2:55pm
Wednesday Early Release: 8:10am–1:55pm
Half Days: 8:10am–11:55am