Presentation on theme: "2013-2014 Palmer Middle School. School Hours 9:15 - 4:15 Please do not drop students off before 8:15; no supervision is available. Study Hall hours 8:15."— Presentation transcript:
Palmer Middle School
School Hours 9:15 - 4:15 Please do not drop students off before 8:15; no supervision is available. Study Hall hours 8:15 - 8:50
BUS RIDERS Please have students ride the bus to school the first day; this will reduce confusion after school.
Afternoon Dismissal and Traffic Safety. School will be dismissed at 4:15pm. If your child will be a car rider, they will be in the front of the school waiting for you to drive through the car rider lane and jump into your car. All students walking home will leave out of the front of the building and walk across the street. Bus riders will depart from the back of the school in the bus port.
Clean Air Campaign Palmer supports “Young Lungs at Work.” POOL to SCHOOL by riding the bus.
WatchD.O.G.S (Dads of Great Students) Dads, granddads, and stepdads -- Please sign up in the Cafeteria to be a WatchD.O.G.
BOXTOPS FOR EDUCATION Help Palmer by saving boxtops for an upcoming homeroom competition.
Pine Straw Spreading Thank you for beautifying our campus: Victory North Church, Palmer community, and Palmer custodians and staff.
PTSA Have you joined PTSA?
DRESS FOR SUCCESS Young ladies - No tank tops, spaghetti straps, or low necklines Shorts and skirts must be no shorter than 6 inches above the knee Young men - No sagging pants or visible undergarments
Young Ladies Dress for Success No tank tops, spaghetti straps, or low necklines
Young Ladies Dress for Success Shorts and skirts must be no shorter than 6 inches above the knee
Young Men Dress for Success No sagging pants or visible undergarments or gym shorts
Attendance Students are considered tardy after 9:15 a.m.
Daily Schedule Students will have 4 academic classes (Math, Science, Social Studies, and Language Arts) Connections will be at the end of the day.
Lockers Student lockers are located outside of their homeroom teachers classroom. Students go to their lockers only at designated times and NOT between every class. Locker schedule is posted in the hallways. Students are to keep the outside of their lockers clear. Please refrain from using stickers inside.
Join us for Open House Grade 6 & 7 – Wed., August 21 Grades 8 – Thurs., August 22
Lunch Put money on your child's account today in the Café.
Bookbags Classrooms are cramped. Bookbags, string bags, and large purses must remain in lockers during the day.
Student Checkout Need to check out your child? 1.Send a note from the parent that morning. 2.Bring photo ID No student checkouts after 4:00 unless a note was sent in that morning.
Personal Electronics Except for teacher-approved electronics, please do not bring electronics to school; we cannot be responsible for them.
Cell Phones Please do not call or text your child during school. Students' cannot make calls on their phones during school hours.
School Website Check out Palmer's website at...
Bus Passes Bus notes must be brought to Attendance in the morning. Bus drivers will not accept hand-written parent notes.
Riding a Different Bus Transportation may be provided for the purpose of child care or for a family emergency. Transportation to parties, sleep-overs, extra-curriculars, etc. will not be approved.
School Clinic Will your child need medicine at school? Talk with Nurse Powers today in the Cafeteria.
More Information Check the first day folder for much more important information.
address Parents if you would like to receive updates of upcoming events at Palmer along with information from your homeroom teacher (Mrs. Couch), please leave your address on the sign in sheet.
Thanks for coming ! We hope this day has been helpful. You are always welcome at Palmer.