Back to School

Back to school information 2017-2018

 

*Back to School night for Pre K @ 6:30 PM on Tuesday, September 5th in the classrooms. One parent from every family with a student in Pre Kindergarten must attend.

 

*Back to School night for Kindergarten @ 6:30 PM on Tuesday, September 5th in the classrooms. One parent from every family with a student in Grades Kindergarten must attend.

 

*Back to School night for Grades 5-8 @ 7 PM on Tuesday, September 5th in the classrooms. One parent from every family with students in Grades 5-8 must attend.

 

*Back to School night for Grades 1-4 @ 7 PM on Wednesday, September 6th in the classrooms. One parent from every family with students in Grades 1-4 must attend.

Opening days:

 

*Wednesday, September 6th First day of school for students in Grades 5-8. The school day will start at 7:55AM and end at 1 PM. Students will enter through the Monmouth Street doors and go directly to their classrooms. Students must also bring a healthy snack and water from home for recess. Students may not bring in any type of juice or soda for recess.

 

*Thursday, September 7th First day of school for students in Grades K-4. Please note the time that each class is to report to school.

 

Students in Grades 2-4 will start at 7:55AM and end at 1PM. Students will enter through the Monmouth Street doors and go directly to their classrooms. Students must also bring a healthy snack and water from home for recess. Students may not bring in any type of juice or soda for recess.

 

 

Students in Grade 1 will start at 8:30AM and end at 1PM.Students will enter through the Monmouth Street doors and meet Mrs. Boice in the school hall. Parents of students in Grade 1 are permitted to walk their children into school only on this day.   Students must also bring a healthy snack and water from home for recess. Students may not bring in any type of juice or soda for recess.

 

*Thursday, September 7th First day of school for students in Grades K-4. Please note the time that each class is to report to school.

 

 

Students in Kindergarten will start at 9AM and end at 12:50PM.Students will enter through the Monmouth Street doors and meet Mrs. Cannizzaro in the school hall. Parents of students in Kindergarten are permitted to walk their children into school only on this day. Students must also bring a healthy snack and water from home for recess. Students may not bring in any type of juice or soda for recess.

 

*Friday, September 8th All students in grades 1-8 will begin school at 7:55 AM and will be dismissed at 12 PM. Kindergarten will dismiss at 11:50AM. Students will enter through the Monmouth Street doors and go directly to their classrooms. Parents may not walk their children to their classroom on this day. Students should bring a healthy snack and water from home for recess. Students may not bring in any type of juice or soda for recess.

 

*Monday, September 11th All students in Pre Kindergarten will begin school at 8:30 AM and will be dismissed at 2:40 PM. Students will enter through the Monmouth Street doors and meet Ms. Annette in the school hall. Parents of students in Pre Kindergarten are permitted to walk their children into school only on this day. Students should bring a healthy snack and water from home for recess. Students may not bring in any type of juice or soda for recess.

 

*Monday, September 11th All students in Grades Kindergarten-8 will begin school at 7:55 AM. Kindergarten students will be dismissed at 2:40PM. Students in Grades 1-8 will be dismissed at 2:50 PM. Students will enter through the Monmouth Street doors and go directly to their classrooms.  Please do not send students to school before 7:45 AM since there are no staff members on drop off duty until this time.

 

Pretzels

Pretzels will begin Monday, September 18th and will be $1.75 each week.  Students must bring a health snack from home for the week of September 11th.

 

Daily Lunch 12 PM – 12:40 PM

All students who stay for lunch must bring their lunch from home for the week of September 11th.

 

*Hot lunch will provided for the students who would like to have it on Monday, September 18th.

 

Breakfast 7:15AM-7:45AM

Breakfast will be provided for students who would like to have it on Monday, September 18th.  Breakfast is not a C.A.R.E.S. program. If your child arrives early to school he/she must eat the breakfast provided. Children may not bring in their own breakfast.

C.A.R.E.S. Children Are Receiving Extended Services

The C.A.R.E.S. program will begin on Monday, September 11th. You may register your child for the C.A.R.E.S. program on your child’s back to school night.

 

Morning Drop offs

Please do not send students to school before 7:45 AM since there are no staff members on drop off duty until this time. Students are not permitted to enter the building before 7:45 AM. All students will enter school on Monmouth Street and go directly to their classrooms. If you drive your child to school please do not park your car, JUST STOP AND DROP. If there is a line of cars on our block please have your child get out of the car when everyone else is stopped. This will help with traffic and help with children worrying if they are going to be late. PLEASE DO NOT GET OUT OF YOUR CAR AND WALK YOUR CHILD TO THE DOOR. A staff member will be at the school doors. Parents are not permitted to enter the school building in the morning. Please do not block the businesses’ or neighbors’ drive ways located on Monmouth Street. We need to keep the traffic moving on Monmouth Street so that we are not tying up traffic.

 

PM Dismissal

All parents, guardians, and designated family members responsible for picking up a Mother of Divine Grace student will need to come to the back door of school in an orderly fashion and give the name of the student they are picking up.  The student will then be escorted out by a teacher or administrator.  No parents are permitted to enter the school building during dismissal.

 

Pre Kindergarten and Kindergarten will be dismissed at 2:40PM for regular dismissals and at 11:50AM for noon dismissals.

 

Students in Grades 1-8 who are being picked up will be dismissed at 2:45PM for regular dismissals and at 11:55 AM for noon dismissals.

 

Students in Grades 1-8 who are permitted to walk home will be dismissed at

2:50PM for regular dismissals and 12PM for noon dismissals.

 

For more information about Back to School please click on the teacherweb tab on our school website and click on your teacher’s name.