Frequently Asked Questions
What time does school begin and end? School begins at 8:50 (in specials) and ends at 3:30. Your child will be tardy if they arrive after 8:50. They can arrive as early at 8:35.
May I have lunch with my child and what time do you eat? We love visitors at lunch. We each lunch at 11:55 and you can meet us in the cafeteria. Don't forget to sign in by the cafeteria door and get a visitor name tag.
What time do you go to specials? Our specials are from 8:50-9:30. We rotate between P.E., Art, Music.
Can my child bring toys from home? Second graders are very busy and have a lot to learn. Toys from home can become a distraction in the classroom and, unfortunately, favorite toys sometimes get lost or broken. Please keep all toys at home where your child can enjoy them after school.
What are the best ways to contact Mrs. Burns? I can be reached via email at firstname.lastname@example.org, by phone at 299-4415 ext 5871 or with a note in the daily folder.
Can my child bring a snack to school? Yes! We will have individual snack each day around 10:30. Please send a healthy, low sugar snack that can recharge his/her brain and body.
Can I send birthday invitations to school with my child? Birthday invitations may be passed out at school only if EVERY child in the class is invited. They may also be passed out if you are inviting all of the girls in the class or all of the boys in the class.
What are specials? Students will go to art, music, and physical education. On the days of P.E. students must wear tennis shoes. The children will be going to the library once a week, computer class once a week.