What do I do if my child is absent?
If your child will be absent, but is not sick, please notify the
office staff in writing the dates that your child will be absent
from school and the reason for the absence. This letter will
be reviewed by administration and given a number based on
state attendance codes. The numbers are administered as follows:
According to the law known as "No Child Left Behind" three
truancies requires a letter to be sent home to the parent. For
each truancy following this, an additional letter is sent home.
If your child is sick, please send a letter to the school
indicating that they were ill and the dates affected. The
district has set up a stoplight system to help parents identify
whether or not they should send their child to school.
Please refer to this system to help in your decisions
It's my child's birthday, can we have a party?
A birthday is a wonderful thing, however due to laws requiring
that a certain number of minutes be devoted to learning each
day, we ask that you keep party celebrations at home.
My child lost his jacket. Where can he go to look for the jacket?
Please check in the lost and found bins located outside the
office next to the playground.
My child forgot their homework, what should he/she do?
Please make sure that the homework is returned the following
Can my child phone home for forgotten items?
No, in order to build responsibility I will remind the student
of what they have forgotten and they will have an opportunity
to return the items on the following day.
Is my child allowed to bring a cell phone to school?
Students are encouraged to leave all electronics at home.
However, if they need a cell phone at school, they may leave it
in their backpacks in the off position while they are on the
I need to get a message to my student, what should I do?
If it is an emergency, call the office and they will make sure
that your student receives the message.