Laura G. Hose Elementary School

Setting the Foundation for Education


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  • Principal            800 Fairview Ave.
    Carol Starlin          p. 765.362.2886

Open @ 7:30 | Start @ 8:05 | Dismissal @ 2:35

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Hose Notices

  • For students to have bussing on the first day of school, August 8th, bussing requests must be completed by the end of the day on July 30th. Anyone who does not register his/her child for bussing by July 30th will not be accommodated for bussing until August 13th.

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  • The Hose office will be closed June 6th through July 20th.  We will be back in the office on Monday, July 23rd.  If you have information such as a birth certificate, immunizations, legal paperwork, etc. that you need to get to us prior to next school year,  you may:

    • mail it to 800 Fairview Ave., Crawfordsville, IN 47933
    • scan it to 
    • fax it to 765-362-3957
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  • Meet the Teacher Night for First Grade will be on Monday, August 6th from 5:30-6:00pm or 6:45-7:00pm

    Meet the Teacher Night for Kindergarten will be on Tuesday, August 7th from 5:30-6:00pm or 6:45-7:00pm

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  • Wednesday, August 8th will be the first day of school for the 2018-19 school year.

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  • In an effort to reduce paper use, we no longer print off the menus monthly however there is an app for that!  Search for School Menus by Nutrislice in the App Store or you can access it from the Hose homepage.  Click here to see the menu page.

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    • Clothing should cover the student while in a seated position and/or when raising arms.
    • Clothing should cover undergarments and the midriff at all times.
    • Shirts/dresses with large armholes and spaghetti straps are not permitted.
    • Shoes should allow the student to walk, climb, and play safely.
    • Flip flops are not permitted. Shoes must have a closed toe.

    Elementary Handbook

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  • If you are only able to communicate by text, Hose now has a number that you may text to communicate with the office.  The number is 765-997-0930.

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  • If you plan to come into our building past the office for any reason (volunteer, lunch with student, etc.) you must have a background check on file.  To complete the online form, click on Safe Visitor.

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  • If you would like to apply for Free and Reduced Lunch, click on

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  • If you would like to set up an online lunch account for your child so that you may make payments, check balances, view history and transfer money, click on

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  • You are welcome to set up a time to come and have lunch with your child.  You must have a current background check on file.  (Go to the parent tab and fill out the volunteer form online).  You must call the office 24 hours in advance and we will check with the kitchen and your student's teacher to make sure accomodations can be made.  The number for the office is 765-362-2886.

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