Students are to have one 5-Subject Notebooks. The notebook must be 5-subject in order to section off the notebook as follows: Academic Vocabulary, Math, Language-Arts, Science and Social Studies. It will also help students become better organized. Imagine having 5 notebooks and how hard it can be keeping track of all of them.
Students are to have a pencil box or pencil pouch to store their pencils, erasers, and sharpener.
School policy requires students to wear a school uniform.
Parent-teacher conferences are held in the fall (1st Quarter) and again in the spring (3rd Quarter). Any parents wishing to have a conference with the principal or teacher at times other than conference time, should call the school office so that the conference may be scheduled.
Typically students will receive homework that a student should be able to complete in 30 minutes or less. It is crucial that time be set aside at home to practice newly learned skills. It’s also beneficial for your child to practice their math facts and spelling words.
Reading at Home
It’s crucial that every student read at home. Parent and child can read together or a child can read to a sibling or to the parent. Students must realize that one can read for the enjoyment of reading and reading shouldn’t be seen as a task. Students can read whatever is of interest to them, whether it be magazines, newspapers or books they checked out at the library. Literacy is the key to success! Please view the following document by the Harvard School of Education on what you can do as a parent to help foster a love of reading in your child.