WELCOME TO THE 2016-17 SCHOOL YEAR!
IMPORTANT DATES AND TIMES
First Day of School:
Thursday, August 18, 2016, for students in grades 1-12
Tuesday, August 23, 2016, for preschool and kindergarten students
Back to School Day(s): August 11th, 5:00-7:00 p.m., and August 12th, 9:00-11:00 a.m.
During Back to School Days, families will learn the assigned teacher(s) for their student(s) and receive additional information about the coming school year. A Food Services representative will be at Back to School Days to input students into the new identification system and, if necessary, help parents complete free and reduced lunch applications (see enclosed information).
Walk-Thru: August 17th, 2:30-3:30 p.m.
Walk-thru is a time for you and your family to come take a sneak peek at the classrooms, meet your teacher and drop off school supplies.
Curriculum Night: August 24th, Grades K-2, 5:00-6:00 p.m., Grades 3-5, 6:05-7:05 p.m.
Curriculum Night is an opportunity for parents to come to school and learn about the curriculum that will be covered during the school year as well as learn the routines and procedures of the classroom. Grade level times are as follows: Your school’s grade level times here
COMPLETE AND ACCESS STUDENT INFORMATION ONLINE
PowerSchool Parent Portal
Returning Students: Parents and guardians of returning students already should have created a PowerSchool Parent Portal account to access student information. Please contact our school office if you have forgotten your login information.
New Students: For families of students who are new to our district, we have enclosed a letter with information on how to create an account.
Please contact the school office with any questions about your Parent Portal account!
Student Medical and Consent Forms
Families can now complete or update their students’ Emergency Medical Information and Parental Consent Forms online! Simply log into the PowerSchool Parent Portal for each student and click the “Forms” icon to the left. Please complete all forms prior to Back to School Days.
2016-17 SCHOOL FEES
Kindergarten: $18.50 Grade 1: $32.00 Grade 2: $32.00
Grade 3: $28.00 Grade 4: $30.00 Grade 5: $30.00
Families may pay their grade-level fees by cash or check (made payable to WBOE) during Back to School Days. Fees also may be paid online by credit card. Simply go to www.wcsoh.org and click on EZPay under the Resources section. Fees must be paid by October 1, 2016.
FLU VACCINATION (SHOT) CLINIC
If you would like your student to have the flu vaccination SHOT at school this year, please complete the enclosed Health Heroes Vaccination Clinic form and return it to Back to School Days or, after that, to the school office.
I look forward to seeing you on the first day of school! In the meantime, be sure to visit the “Back to School” section of the district’s website (www.wcsoh.org/backtoschool) for other important information. Enjoy the rest of your summer!
Vicki L. Moss
Spanish: Si necesita esta carta explica en espanol, por favor, pongase en contacto con Marlene Torrez-Graham en 614-797-7709.
Somali: Haddii aad u baahan tahay warqad this sharaxay in Soomaali, fadlan la xiriir Zahra Mire at 614-797-7200.