Welcome to the 2020-2021 school year! While the return to school this year brings many unprecedented challenges, our team is looking forward to returning to the building and getting our kids together again. As you know, we will be starting the school year using a “hybrid” learning model. As part of this model, students will be able to attend school in person two days a week while working virtually from home the other three days. Below you will find the name of your child’s teacher, their assigned cohort, and whether or not you have requested district transportation for the 2020-2021 school year.
Cohort A – In school on Mondays & Thursdays
Cohort B – In school on Tuesdays & Fridays
Cohort C – In school on Monday, Tuesdays, Thursdays, & Fridays
Cohort D – Remote Learning
The first day of school for students is Monday, September 14th. In preparation for this, your child’s teacher will be holding a “Virtual Meet the Teacher” program on Friday, September 11th from 11:30 – 12 pm. The specific information and link for this will be sent out at a later date. Please make plans to join us at this time.
Also, our building schedule has been adjusted this year to allow for disinfecting of school buses and to minimize traffic congestion a during pick up and drop. Our building times will be as follows:
9:20 Bus Arrival and Walker Drop off
9:30 Considered Late
3:45 Walker Pick-up
3:55 Bus Dismissal
4:00 Buses leave the EE lot
If you are transporting your child to and/or from school this year, drop off and pick up will be at the locations identified on the back of this letter. All families will stay in their vehicle and students will need to put on their mask prior to entering the building. At the end of the day, students will be dismissed at 3:45 and will meet cars in the pick-up circle. Once again, we ask that you remain in your vehicle. We will be giving each family that will be picking up students a set of tags to be used for identification purposes.
For students utilizing district transportation, the Transportation Center will be sending out a letter soon with busing information. If you have any questions about the bus, please call the Transportation Center at 453-0287.
Daily breakfast will be provided for all students in our classrooms. Lunch will be provided for those interested every day. Breakfast and lunch for those qualifying will be sent home for remote learning days. Payment for accounts can be done online.
On behalf of the entire staff at Elmcrest Elementary, I hope you and your family enjoy these last few days of summer. I am looking forward to a great year. If you have questions or need help please reach out!
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Daphne D. Valentine
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If you have any questions or concerns, please feel free to call the
EE Main Office at 453-1252.
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Important Message for all Parents:
- Please do not drop any children off at EE before 9:10 as we do not have supervision. This poses a serious safety concern and we ask for your due diligence in following our school hours.
- Please take your time and be cautious when dropping off and picking up your children at arrival and dismissal
- School starts at 9:20. Please be prompt.
- Any student, who is not taking the bus home, needs a note.
- If your child is going to be out, please call 453-1252 between 8:00-9:00.
- If a child has a fever or has been getting sick, please keep them home.
- Please have your child ready for outdoor recess.
- When picking up your child at the end of the day, please wait outside by the art room.
- Update your contact names and numbers in the main office. We need to be able to reach someone in an emergency.
- If your child is sick in the nurse’s office and needs to go home, please have someone come as quickly as possible.
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