Presentation on theme: "Welcome to Northwest Elementary School"— Presentation transcript:
1 Welcome to Northwest Elementary School 16438 Hutchison Rd.Tampa, FL 33625fax
2 Who Can Help at Northwest? We all can!Bryan Quigley PrincipalChristine Cheng Assistant PrincipalGina Jones CounselorBelinda Pope Media SpecialistSharon Bugg Reading CoachSusan Zak Cafeteria ManagerMaryJane Chamberlain Social WorkerLinda Hill Psychologist
3 Northwest Elementary School Mascot: NighthawkColors: Red, White and BlueMotto: “Where Futures Begin.”Uniforms: Optional –Red/White/Blue shirtKhaki/Navy Blue Pants
4 Communication with Parents WebsiteMonthly School/PTA NewsletterKindergarten Daily FoldersParentLink phone callsScheduled Parent ConferencesPhone/ (24 hours response)Attendance – – Select Option 1 to report absence
5 Arrival No earlier than 7:30 am Car line begins at 7:30 am in the side parking lot.Form a single line.Pull all the way to the end of the covered area before students exit on the right side of the car only.BikersBus students will be dropped off in the front of the school.
6 ArrivalStudents go to breakfast before going to class. Except K the first 2 weeks.The front of the school is for buses only until 8:00 am.School begins at 8:00 amAfter 8:00 am students report to the front office for a tardy slip.Tardy students are to be walked to class by an adult.
7 Cafeteria Universal Breakfast (All students eat free) Special Dietary Needs.Lunch Price - $2.25Snack BarHow to send paymentenvelope labeled with student and teacher name, student lunch #Online pay -Free/ Reduced Mealscomplete application and submit for approval online or to cafeteriaBirthday TreatsNo parties, can send store bought cookies or cupcakes to share at lunchEating Lunch with StudentsMust prearrange with teacher. Please sign in at the office. Serve form required.
8 Emergency Cards Medications Keep updated – If there is a change in phone, update card as soon as possiblePhoto IDs required to sign out studentOnly people on the card can pick up studentsMedicationsAll medicines have to be distributed by School Nurse/Health Assistant – Doreen LewisHave to have a prescriptionNo over the counterCough drops / MedicineCreamsTylenol/Aspirin
9 Dismissal No sign outs after 1:45 pm. (12:45 on Mondays) Dismissal is at 2:15 pm. (1:15 on Mondays)Car riders are picked up in the afternoon the same way as morning.Walkers and bikers will be supervised in the media center and released at 2:30 pm. (1:30 on Mondays)From 1:45 pm to 2:30pm the front driveway of the school is for buses only. (12:45-1:30 on Mondays)If there is a change in the way home- Call or write noteCannot change buses/stops
10 PTA President Malani Satyajit Membership = $5.00 Boxtops/Campbell Soup LabelsBingo General Meeting – Thursday, January 16th
11 Dad’s Club Monthly Meetings Workdays Golf Tournament Northwest support David Prieto –Monthly MeetingsStudents invited to every meetingWorkdaysGolf TournamentNorthwest support“ No one can do everything,but everyone can do something.”
12 Volunteer Opportunities Volunteer application required (SERVE)You do not need to come to the school to volunteer.Both PTA and Non PTA opportunitiesBe a part of the school community
13 School and Family Events Conference NightsRestaurant NightsFall FestGreat American Teach InConcerts100th Day CelebrationMonthly Curriculum NightsSAC Meetings/eventsPatriotic ProgramSchool and Family Events