Arrival and Dismissal Your child may arrive at school beginning at 7:15. Announcements will begin at 7:45. The tardy bell rings at 7:50. It is vital that your child arrives before the 7:50 bell. Arriving early (around 7:30) will give your child an opportunity to unpack and get organized for the day. The best way to ensure that your child is on time every day is to send them on the bus in the morning! In the afternoon, dismissal times are as follows: 2:10- First Load Buses, ASP 2:15 – Car Riders, Walkers, Day Care Buses, 2:20 – Bus Riders
Transportation One of my top priorities is getting your child home safely. In order to do that, I need your help. If there is ANY change in how your child will be going home, a note must be sent. Please include the following on all transportation notes: --Your child’s name, my name, the date If a last minute change must be made during the day, please fax the note (with the same information) to the front office at 770-975-6675 no later than 1:45. They will send a transportation change slip to our room.No dismissal changes can be made via email.
Lunch We have lunch from 12:00 - 12:30. Please feel free to join us by meeting us in the front hall by the cafeteria. Food from outside restaurants may not be brought in to the cafeteria. Please make sure to send all lunch money in an envelope with your child’s name, grade, and teacher’s name. You may also pay for your child's lunches using our MealPay Plus service online accessible through the Cobb County Website.
Contacting Me If you ever have a question or concern or need to discuss something with me, please let me know. You can drop a note in your child’s C.A.M.P. Folder, email me (firstname.lastname@example.org), or call me (770-975-6673) at school. If you call during the regular school day, you will be sent to my voice mail. Due to our schedule, I may not receive your message until after the students have left. Email is always the best way to reach me. ***Please note that transportation changes can not be left on voice mail or email.
Money Please make sure that any money that you send in is marked properly and in the correct envelope. Money should be placed in your child's folder. ASP money must be in a brown ASP envelope that has been completely filled in. Lunch money must be in a blue Lunch envelope that has been completely filled in. PTA money can be in a plain envelope, but needs to be marked “PTA” and must show your child’s name, grade, and my name. All money for field trips, performing arts, etc. that comes home with the white Lewis envelope must be returned in that envelope. It must be completely filled in with your child’s name, my name and grade and the necessary information at the bottom. Please do not write one check for multiple items when sending these white Lewis envelopes. Please DO NOT place any permission slips or order forms in the envelope, attach any forms to the outside of the sealed envelope. Please let me know if you need additional envelopes.
Snack We will set aside time for a small snack every morning. Please send something QUICK and HEALTHY (apple, banana, granola or fruit bar, etc.). Juice, milk, or carbonated beverages are not allowed in the classroom, but water bottles are allowed.
Breakfast Breakfast is offered daily in our cafeteria. If you child needs to eat breakfast, please make sure they arrive to school early enough for them to get their breakfast and have time to eat it. Our bell rings at 7:45 for announcements and students should be back in the classroom by that time.
Homework Homework assignments will begin in September. Please help your child take responsibility for completing and returning homework. Homework is an extension of study at school and allows your child extra practice. Completed homework will be checked at school. Medication Medication must be brought to school by a parent or legal guardian and not transported by the student. If your child needs to take medication at school or keep an inhaler for emergencies, please send in a detailed note. A medication form from the clinic must be completed before any medicine can be administered.
Label Belongings /Extra Clothes Please label all personal items (jacket, book bag, lunch box, etc.). Your child’s name should be clearly visible. Many children have the same exact bag or coat. If an item gets misplaced, let me know and I can remind your child to check the lost and found. In case of accidents at school, please keep a change of clothes in your child's backpack.