Show Menu Union Public Schools Logo
  • Home /
  • Schools /
  • Andersen Elementary

Andersen Elementary

Welcome to Andersen Elementary School.

Principal Bethany Harper

Hans M. Andersen Elementary School
1200 S. Willow
Broken Arrow, Oklahoma 74012-4511

Office Hours:
7:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
School Hours:
Monday-Thursday: 7:50 a.m. to 2:35 p.m. (may enter building at 7:35 a.m.)
Friday: 8:15 a.m. to 2:35 p.m. (may enter building at 8:05 a.m.)

Main Phone: 918-357-4328 / Fax: 918-357-8299

Counselor Tonya Marlow 918-357-8234 / Contact School Nurse

Union Schools


Andersen Elementary News

  • Foundation to host online auction Nov. 4-16


    Brandy Flewellen, executive director for the Union Schools Education Foundation, talks at the PTA Council meeting today about the orgnization. She invited PTA members to help communicate Foundation events and talked about upcoming events, including an upcoming online auction in November.

    continue reading

  • Homecoming tickets on sale this week


    Homecoming Game - Union vs. Southmoore - is this Friday, October 9. Kickoff is at 7 p.m. Tickets on sale Thursday and Friday. ... Also, Union Public Schools will host A Taste of Union, in which the public will have a chance to try food from various sponsors and vendors, from 5:30 to 7 p.m. Friday, October 9, at the UMAC, 6836 S. Union.

    continue reading

  • Whiteout for Homecoming Game


    continue reading

  • Middle-School Musical 'Annie Jr' set Oct. 22-24


    Union Public Schools invites the community to enjoy the Middle School Musical of "Annie Jr" which runs nightly 7 p.m., October 22-24 at the 6th/7th Grade Center cafeteria. Tickets are $5. The musical features students from grades 6-8. continue reading

  • Does your student need a tutor?


    Does your student need extra help? High School tutors are available. The average rate is between $12-$20 and some tutors are available for free in need-based situations. Contact to request a tutor. continue reading

  • Deadline to enroll for Community Classes is Monday, Oct. 5


    continue reading

  • Get elementary kids excited about college


    continue reading

  • Clothing Closet seeks winter clothes


    continue reading

  • Thank you, Clothing Closet volunteers!


    Elementary counselors from around the Union Public Schools district hosted a breakfast this morning at Moore Elementary to say thank you to the volunteers of The Clothing Closet program.

    continue reading

  • High School to present 'War Horse' Oct. 7-10


    continue reading

  • Communicator OnLine posted


    continue reading

  • College tips on staying in college


    continue reading

  • The future of STEM is here


    continue reading

  • Amazing Day at the STEM Exploratorium


    Amazing Day at the STEM Exploratorium. See inside for a series of Tweets from Bill Murphy, coordinator of STEM & science for the Union school district.

    continue reading

  • Andersen U Glow Fest Nov. 6


    U GLOW FEST will light up Andersen Elementary Friday Night, from 6:30 to 9 p.m., November 6, 2015! For the sixth year in a row, Andersen PTA is hosting a FREE health, nutrition and fitness festival just for families. This year’s event is bringing back the glow twist from 2014. continue reading

  • United Way cRaZy hAiR DaY at Andersen


    To kick off our United Way celebration at Andersen, students and teachers were getting creative with their hairdos on Tuesday. continue reading

  • Union IT shows Andersen how computers work


    Executive Director of Technology Todd Borland and IT Analyst Chris Sharpe came to Andersen’s third grade GATE class to talk to them about the parts of a computer and their functions. This group of students is about to start a unit on “How Things Work.” Union’s IT department was gracious enough to help us get our curiosity churning.

    continue reading

  • iPads help math students at Andersen


    Andersen’s fifth grade students in Mrs. Kelly’s math class used the school's new tablets to explore the math world. Students were able to go to different math sites to complete an in class activity.

    continue reading

  • Mad Science classes offered after school


    Students in grades 2-4 at Jarman Elementary School got a taste of Mad Science Monday afternoon. .... Union is offering the Mad Science after-school program at Darnaby, Jarman, Andersen, Peters, Cedar Ridge, Moore, Jefferson and Grove Elementary Schools. Classes start in October and run for six weeks. continue reading

  • Fall Round-Up Camp set Oct. 14-16


    Students in Union in grades pre-kindergarten through fifth grade are invited to take part in Fall Break Camp Oct. 14-16. Deadline to enroll in the camp is 5 p.m., Tuesday, Oct. 6. continue reading

  • Andersen cafeteria entrance to close


    Due to necessary sidewalk repairs on the south side of the school, the cafeteria entrance will be closed starting Monday, September 21st, until further notice. All students, walkers, car riders, bike riders, and bus riders will need to enter and exit through the main doors near the flag pole on the north side of the building. We expect the construction to take approximately 2 weeks. Thank you for your cooperation. continue reading

  • New weather station at Union Schools


    Union is pleased to announce that a new, state-of-the-art, WeatherBug weather station is up and running, stationed near Union High School, 6636 S. Mingo Road. continue reading

  • KAND gets off to rocking Andersen start


    Andersen’s daily newscast, KAND, is off to a rockin’ start this year! continue reading

  • Photos from the Backyard Bowl 3


    And even ore photos from the Union/Jenks football game continue reading

  • Photos from the Backyard Bowl 2


    More photos from the Union/Jenks football game continue reading

  • It's a Great Day To Be A Redskin!


    Union Public Schools employees from around the district are doing great things today, from volunteering at Broken Arrow Seniors and Clark Elementary for United Way Day of Caring to donating blood at the Education Service Center. And, lest we forget, there is that big football game today at the University of Tulsa against Jenks!

    continue reading

  • From our partner: the YMCA


    continue reading

  • Rockets away!


    continue reading

  • Food handlers’ class set Sept. 11


    A food handler's class has been scheduled for 9 a.m., Friday, September 11, at Darnaby Elementary, 7625 E. 87th St. If you are interested in helping at pizza day, working a concession stand or helping with snacks at a class party, please make arrangements to obtain your food handler's class card. continue reading

  • School closed Monday, Sept 7


    Reminder: school will be closed Monday, September 7, for Labor Day. continue reading

  • Backyard Bowl ticket information


    continue reading

  • Union United Choir rocks the PAC


    continue reading

  • Video: United for One Goal


    Union Public Schools held its 2015-16 school year kick-off celebration at the Union PAC on Monday, August 17. Superintendent Dr. Kirt Hartzler welcomed faculty and staff with a special presentation titled, "United for One Goal."

    continue reading

  • Union adds STEM opportunities


    With the school district now in year three of its five-year strategic plan, one aspect that is seeing positive growth year after year is its STEM initiative, says Superintendent Dr. Kirt Hartzler.

    continue reading

  • Prizes for joining the Union PTA


    Two Union District PTA members will win big prizes, including a drawing for a night stay and dinner for two at the Renaissance Hotel! Runner up prize is a gift certificate for $25 to Baker Street Pub and Grill. HOW? continue reading

  • Options to pay for lunch, breakfast available


    Union families are invited to use our online meal payment service, which allows parents to pay for lunch and breakfast online with the use of a credit card. In addition, families in need are also invited to complete applications for free- and reduced meals. continue reading

  • Everything is Awesome with Union Bands


    continue reading

  • Reminder: Late Start Fridays are back


    Remember it's a late start Friday. All schools, except the Early Childhood Center, start later this Friday---and every Friday---to allow teachers time to collaborate on individualizing your child’s instruction. continue reading

  • Community Ed classes for children & adults


    Community Education is expanding! Adult and youth classes—daytime and evening—are now offered to the whole community at several of our schools. Union Community Education is a great way to expand your learning, fitness and talents. Our program offers after-school and evening classes in art, science, and exercise for students and adults. Our staff of teachers and instructors strive to give you the best possible experience. Hurry to enroll, as class sizes are limited! continue reading

  • Cheer with Varsity clinic set Aug. 26


    Cheerleading is hosting a clinic for students in grades 1-7 on Wednesday, Aug. 26. Students will perform Thursday, Aug. 27 during the Grid Iron Game. Registration form inside. continue reading

  • Highsteppers Girls Fun Night Sept. 19


    The Union Varsity Highsteppers are hosting our annual Girls Fun Night; on Saturday, September 19 at the Union High School Gym. This year's theme is Into the Wild! Girls in K - 5th grade are invited to spend an evening with the Union Varsity Highsteppers. Learn a dance routine, play games, eat pizza and receive a souvenir photo. continue reading

  • Andersen students get down to business


    Andersen students enjoyed a Great Start Friday - the second day of school - today. Teachers continued to talk about expectations as students immersed themselves in activities from reading to math to creating with toys. Photos inside continue reading

  • Board Report - August 10


    A brief summary of the Board of Education meeting has been posted which includes information on a major STEM donation to Rosa Parks, administrative changes and the district food menu. continue reading

  • Union kicks off a new school year


    continue reading

  • Remember: school starts later on Fridays


    Remember it's a late start Friday. All schools, except the Early Childhood Center, start later this Friday---and every Friday---to allow teachers time to collaborate on individualizing your child’s instruction. continue reading

  • Welcome back to school!


    Welcome back to school! Enjoy your first day of school and we hope you have a great year here at Union Public Schools! continue reading

  • Union kicks off school 'United for One Goal'


    Superintendent Dr. Kirt Hartzler: "I hope you are as eager as I am about greeting returning students and introducing our new students and families to what we proudly call, “The Union Way,” a relentless pursuit of excellence in all that we do." ......... More than 2,000 teachers and staff gathered Monday morning at the Performing Arts Center for the annual back-to-school kickoff program, featuring a splendid show directed by drama instructor Troy Powell.

    continue reading

  • Will U?


    High School Class Principal Gart Morris asked students what they want from the Union Public Schools' faculty and staff. Take a look at the video he created from those responses, and what teachers, administrators and support staff have to say about it!

    continue reading

  • Meet the Teacher 4-6 p.m. today


    Meet the Teacher 4-6 pm today, Aug. 18, at all elementary schools! During this time, parents have the opportunity to visit their children's elementary school and meet their teachers, sign up for PTA, buy a school shirt and learn about what is in store for the coming year. continue reading

  • The Force is strong at Union


    Football season tickets and All-Sports Passes may be purchased Friday, August 14 at the UMAC Ticket Booth. Ticket Booth hours are Noon – 4:00 pm. Season tickets are $50 and do include a ticket to the Union/Jenks Backyard Bowl. Activity passes are $70 for adults and $25 for students.

    continue reading

  • Union now offers online payment for meals


    Union Public Schools is excited to offer MySchoolBucks®! This online payment service provides a quick and easy way to add money to your student’s meal account using a credit/debit card. MySchoolBucks®! is an upgraded software version of the MyLunchMoney®! program that was piloted this spring at several sites. continue reading

  • Elementary Back-to-School Nights set


    Elementary back-to-school nights have been posted. continue reading

  • 2015-2016 Back-to-School Information


    The first day of school is Thursday, August 20, 2015. Information on back-to-school, enrollment hours, handbooks, schedule pick-ups and more. continue reading

  • Meet the Teacher set Tuesday, August 18


    The annual Meet the Teacher conferences for elementary students and parents will be from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesday, August 18. During this time, parents have the opportunity to visit their children's elementary school and meet their teachers, sign up for PTA, buy a school shirt and learn about what is in store for the coming year. continue reading

  • One-on-one with the Superintendent


    Big plans this year ....

    continue reading

  • Employee kick-off set Aug. 17


    Back-to-School Kick-off Celebration is scheduled for Monday morning, August 17, at the Union High School Performing Arts Center. Refreshments will be served, and sign-in begins at 8 a.m. The program starts promptly at 9 a.m. continue reading

  • Athletics Dept. unveils online schedules, forms


    The Union Athletics Department is excited to announce the launch of “Rank One” an online paperwork and game scheduler program that allows Union to move toward being more efficient and “green" by offering online schedules and the ability to fill out forms electronically. continue reading

  • PTA presidents for each school named


    A list of the PTA presidents for each school this coming year has been posted on the PTA page.

    continue reading

  • NEW: Online registration for enrollment offered!


    Union Public Schools now offers Online Registration - LOG ON HERE.  Online registration allows families who are new or who are returning to our district the opportunity to register their children from the comfort of their own home.  Please complete these forms online and bring your verification documents listed below to the Union Enrollment Center to finalize your registration. Completing these forms online will expedite your wait time at the Enrollment Center.

    continue reading

  • Register for K-5 intramural football


    Register now for Intramural Football - Union students K-5

    continue reading

  • Andersen student wins national dance acclaim


    Garris Munoz, 5th grader at Andersen Elementary, competed at The Dance Awards National Competition in Manhattan, New York, July 5-12. He performed a lyrical solo titled “Near Light”, and attended classes and auditions throughout the week, including the opportunity to audition for a Broadway show. He received High Gold for his solo and advanced to the national finals, ultimately being named one of the top 8 mini male dancers in America! Garris is coached by Kristin McQuaid at Prestige Dance Company in Tulsa. continue reading

  • Last day of school at Andersen Elementary


    Enjoy these last day of school images from Andersen Elementary School. And a special thank you to Liz Steele, pre-kindergarten aide, who is retiring after 18 years! continue reading

  • Seniors return to Andersen to celebrate


    ... party pics .... Andersen welcomes home seniors for reception! continue reading

  • Andersen visits Biztown


    Andersen visits BizTown! Andersen fifth graders spent the day working at Junior Achievement’s BizTown on May 8. continue reading

  • Andersen celebrates lunch heroes


    Happy Lunch Heroes Day! Andersen loves our lunch heroes: Ms. Sheri, Ms. Colleen, Ms. Connie, and Ms. Joanne. Thank you for all you do to keep us healthy and full of energy! continue reading

  • Andersen wins 4 awards at robotics event


    Andersen wins 4 awards at the First Lego League robotics event on April 11! The awards won were 2nd Place, Robot Design, Project Presentation and Core Values. Below is a clip of the event. See inside for story and photos.

    continue reading

  • Andersen: Never too young for a parade


    Pre-K drivers? Yes! Andersen Pre-K students studied various types of transportation and then had a transportation parade to culminate the unit. continue reading

  • Andersen hosts art show


    Andersen has Art Show! Andersen students displayed their art at a show hosted by art teacher, Kara Minton. continue reading

  • Jarman, Peters, Andersen in academic bowl


    Enjoy these images from the academic bowl last Friday hosted by Jarman Elementary School. Jarman faced off against students from Andersen and Peters Elementary School. The winner was Union Public Schools. continue reading

Featured Videos

Photo Gallery

Open Photo Gallery