Elementary Back to School Night Recap 8/30/12

Dear Parents,

Thank you so much for joining us to celebrate the opening of the Elementary Program on its first Back to School Night. We dedicated the classroom and put a Mezuza on the front door.
We still have 4 more Mezuzas to be placed. We invite the founding families of the Alef Bet EL classroom to dedicate them – donations are welcome.
Things to bring for the first day of School
Please bring the following for the first day of school:
  1. a box to store extra clothes with a name on it
  2. in the box please place: full change of cloths and a smock (can be dad’s large shirt) for science experiments
  3. lunch box with water bottle (to keep in class) and extra snacks. Lunch is dairy or parve.
  4. Indoor shoes to keep in class.
  5. Your child’s sidur, if she/he has one. if not, we will have one for them. First Graders will celebrate Chag Hasidur mid year.
Other important messages
  • Dismissal times:
    • Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday – pick up 3:30 – 3:45 p.m.
    • Thursdays 4 – 4:15 p.m. (when soccer session is on starting Sept 13 – Dec, dismissal is 4:15).
    • Fridays 2:45 p.m.
  • Apple picking trip is on Sept 11 at 4:30 p.m.
  • Camping Trip is scheduled for Oct 16, 17 will be rescheduled for the Spring due to the delayed start of the class.
  • Observations days will be posted after the first 2 weeks of class.
  • We plan to build a vegetable garden in the late fall. More info TBA
  • Parents will get a snack list
  • We refer to Elementary staff by their last name (Ms. Melone, Mrs. Singer, Mrs. Hertz)