General Information and
School opens at 7:20 a.m. Children will enter the building and go either directly to breakfast in the cafeteria or to the gym until 7:50 a.m. Please remember that if you drop your child off in the morning it is best for your child if he/she walks in alone. If you walk your child inside, it often makes it harder for your child to see you leave. All children need to be at school before 7:50 a.m.; if your child is late, please sign him/her in at the office. All money and\or notes will be taken up first thing in the morning (between 7:40-7:50). Please remember to send all money in a sealed envelope labeled with your child's name, amount, and class.
Kindergarten children may leave daily at 1:00. If your child will be a "one o'clocker," please send a note so we will know to watch for your arrival. If your child will be staying all day, he/she will need an individually wrapped snack daily. Popular snacks include: crackers, cookies, Little Debbie cakes, dry cereal, sandwiches, pudding, yogurt, etc. Your child will also need an individual drink sent daily (such as Capri-Sun, juice jug, Kool-Aid, etc.). Please label your child's snack and drink every day. Please remember--no candy, no cokes/sodas, and no glass bottles. All children staying past 1:00 will lie down for a rest time and will need a sleeping mat. Please do not send pillows, blankets, or stuffed animals as these can carry germs and/or lice.
Chilren staying all day will be dismissed at 2:35 p.m. Bus riders will be walked to the appropriate buses. Car riders will be escorted to the gym to be picked up. If your child will be going home differenty than usual please send a note. The note should tell if your child will be riding a different bus, whose house he/she will be getting off at, and it should be signed and dated. If your child will be a car rider, please let us know who will be picking him/her up and a short description of the car (for example: John Doe will be picking up Jane today in a red truck.) We know that this seems a little odd, but we want to make sure that every child gets to the right place. If you are not able to send a note, please call the school and give the secretary all of the information.
We will be implementing a new birthday policy. We will celebrate all birthdays on the last Friday of each month and all summer birthdays on a Friday in May. For example, all August birthdays will be celebrated on Friday, August 25. We will be sending a home a sign-up sheet for each child with a birthday the month. Each family may send their items to the office on the morning of the party. Thank you in advance for helping us make each child's birthday a special day! In order to ensure fairness to all children, we ask that any private birthday invitations sent to school be for the whole class or for all girls/all boys. This policy helps to minimize hurt feelings from being left out. Thank you for your cooperation.