What time does school begin?
School begins promptly at 8:15 am and ends at 2:30 pm. Wednesdays dismissal is at 1:30 pm.
If your child arrives to school after 8:15 am, please check your child in at the office before sending them to class.
When to miss school?
In an effort to keep Room 10 healthy, if your child is not feeling well - symptoms include: runny nose, coughing, fever, stomach ache, sore throat, ear ache, rash or vomiting, please keep your child at home. Thank you for understanding!
Please remember morning recess is at 9:15 am and 10:25 am. Please pack something nutritious for your child for snack. Suggested foods include: yogurt, fruit, vegetables, crackers, granola bars, and cheese. Please provide a snack even if your child is purchasing hot lunch that day. If your child has a food allergy, please advise me on the first day of school.AttireStudents should come to school in shoes that allow them to run and participate in PE daily. Students may not be able to participate in P.E. class if they are wearing open toed shoes. If your child wears rain boots to school, please pack an extra pair of shoes that are easy to move around in. If you think your child would benefit from an extra set of clothes, please keep those in their backpack.We do eat lunch outside and students are more comfortable with a hat and jacket.Homework PolicyPlease remember it is your child's responsibility to carry/bring their backpacks to school with their folders. We are working to be independent and responsible students! Reading logs come home on Monday and are due on Friday. Please have your child write the book titles neatly in pencil. Thank you for your support with reading in first grade!Can we celebrate my child's birthday?We LOVE to celebrate birthdays! Please come and read a story to the class on your child's birthday. We do not do birthday treats due to food allergies.Library DayOur library day is Friday. Please help your child remember to return library books each Friday. If you have misplaced a book please speak with our librarian, Mrs. Thomas.How can I get involved in the classroom?Room 10 loves having parents involved in learning! We need volunteers for Field Trips, Math Centers, Art, Library, and Garden. Our volunteer coordinator organizes the calendar each month. Please speak with our art teacher, Mrs. Campbell if you wish to volunteer for art on Mondays.