First, we want to welcome you to the Gnomes Team for the 2017-2018 school year!
We are SUPER excited to have the chance to get to know both you and your child and we promise you that we will do our best to make this year remarkable. We know that sixth grade can be nerve-wracking for everyone involved — and we know that there are bound to be hiccups for everyone, too — but know that we care and if there’s ever anything that we can do to make this year a better one for either you or your child, we want to know.
A few first week details for you:
Schedule Pickup is Thursday, July 27th from 9-11 AM: If you haven’t had a chance to stop by school and pick up your child’s schedule yet, you can do that tomorrow from 9-11 AM. We will have at least a few Gnomes teachers here for you to meet, too! If you’ve already picked up your child’s schedule, there’s nothing new for you to pick up from us.
Beginning of the Year Packet: We do have a packet of papers for all parents and students. It includes our T-Shirt Order Form, our Contact Information and our Supply List. You can access that packet here.
Parent Information Form: We love to collect as much parent contact information as possible at the beginning of every year. Things like email addresses and phone numbers are invaluable when we need to reach you for some reason. Please take a moment and fill out this parent information form as soon as possible.
Parent Communication: We don’t email parents about general team announcements or updates! That information is communicated through this blog. You CAN, however, sign up to have every update made here on this blog delivered to you via email. To do so, use the “Follow Blog via Email” widget at the top right hand corner of your screen.
Supplies for the First Week of School: Don’t panic too much about getting all of your child’s supplies purchased before Monday. Students will be receiving their lockers over the first two days of school, so any supplies that you send in will have to be carried around all day anyway. The most important supply to have for the first few days of school is a school agenda, which can be purchased for $5.00 in the front office. The second most important supply to have will be a few pencils and some paper.
Hope this helps! If you have any further questions, feel free to email Bill Ferriter (wferriter at wcpss dot net). He’s back at school and more than willing to answer any questions that you may have.