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2024-2025 School Supplies

This year we have partnered with EPI for our 2024 school supply sale. EPI packs contain teacher approved items and are delivered before school starts. We know you love our Flying Eagle Family just like we do and when you purchase your students’ supplies through EPI you are also helping Dr. Phillips Elementary! Please click on the image above to learn more.

Principal's Message

Opal Leighvard

Welcome to Dr. Phillips Elementary School, the home of the Flying Eagles, where children are our first priority.  At Dr. Phillips Elementary, we believe that education is a collaborative effort with families and the community. We are thrilled to welcome you to our school family. Your child's learning experience will be nurtured, enriched, and celebrated.  

As partners in your child's education, we encourage open communication and a shared commitment to student success. Together, we can empower our students to reach their full potential and become lifelong learners. Our dedicated team of educators is committed to providing a safe, inclusive, and engaging environment where students can thrive academically, socially, and emotionally. We embrace diversity and celebrate the unique talents and backgrounds that each student brings to our school.  

Please explore our website to discover valuable resources and stay updated on school events. We look forward to embarking on this exciting educational journey with you and your child. 

Welcome to the Flying Eagle family at Dr. Phillips Elementary School, where we are building the foundation for a lifetime of achievement!

Opal Leighvard


Assistant Principal

Leanda McMurtry

It is my honor and pleasure to welcome you to the 2023-2024 school year! I hope you all have had a relaxing and fun summer break. I am extremely proud to serve as the assistant principal of this amazing school and to continue to support the students at Dr. Phillips ES! This new school year brings the promise of a renewed dedication, focus, and energy to the mission of teaching and learning.

I would like to welcome all of our new families, whether you are joining us from another school in the district or have relocated from another city, state, or country. We are excited to share all that Dr. Phillips has to offer with you and believe you will soon feel as we do, that DPES is a special place for all children. Our teachers, support staff, and families are ready to welcome you into our Eagle family.


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