Used Uniform Sale ~ Wednesday, August 16, 2017 ~ 4-6pm ~ Parish Hall
If you have uniforms to donate please bring them to the office by July 22, 2016. Click on the links below for the Dress Code-Uniforms and How to Purchase Uniforms below.
New Parent Information Night – Wednesday, August 16, 2017 ~ 6:30PM ~ Parish Hall
We invite our new families to attend this meeting to learn all about what to expect at Star of the Sea School. The Principal along with some of the faculty and representatives of various groups, i.e. School Board, Home & School Association, Athletics, etc., will be here to answer questions. We will also go over how morning drop-off and afternoon pick up as well as the dress code.
Meet the Teacher – Thursday, August 17th from 9-12am
The PreK and Kindergarten teachers will mail information to parents to let you know what time to bring your child in to visit. Those with students in grades 1-8 may drop by anytime between 9am and 12noon.
First Week of School – August 21-August 25
- Grades PK*-8 will begin school on Monday, August 21, 2017 with full days (8am-3pm) on Monday through Friday.
- *PK3&4-Half Day students attend school Monday – Friday 8am-12pm.
- *PK3 – Three day half day students attend Monday, Wednesday, Friday 8am-12noon. Three full day students attend Monday, Wednesday and Friday 8am-3pm
- Please put the following important date on your calendar – Thursday, August 24th ~ 6:30PM: Back to School Night for Parents
This a time for parents to learn about classroom procedures. There are two classroom sessions for PK to Grade 5 parents in order to accommodate families with more than one student enrolled. There is only one session for grades 6-8. The schedule is:
6:30-6:55 General meeting called to order in gym
7:00-7:25 Gr. 6-8 parents stay in the gym; Gr. PK-5 First session for parents in the classrooms
7:30-7:55 Gr. PK-5 Second session in the individual classrooms
Students in grades PK (full-day) – grade 8 begin class at 8:00AM and will be dismissed at 3:00PM Monday through Friday.
Students may report to the classrooms beginning at 7:45 AM. Any student arriving before 7:45 must be signed in at the Before School Care Program by the parent/guardian who brings the child to school. Students arriving after 8:00 are tardy and must be brought to the main office for a late slip, by the parent/guardian responsible for bringing the child to school. The reason for tardiness must be given. If a student is late due to an appointment, doctor, dentist, etc., a note from the doctor/dentist, etc. must be given to the office staff upon signing in. Unaccompanied children may be required to contact a parent/guardian prior to being admitted to class.
Any student remaining after car lines are dismissed about 3:10pm will be brought to the After School Program where a parent/guardian must sign the student out. All students brought to the After School Care Program will be charged the appropriate fee ($4.00 per hour, per child, grades PK-4; $3.00 per hour, per child, grades 5-8) for which you will be billed at the end of each month. The bookkeeper will email the bills and they are payable upon receipt.
Students who take medication (prescribed by a physician or over the counter) or have allergies, asthma, etc. must return the necessary forms, completed and signed by physician and parent/guardian, by the first day of school, August 21, 2017. Click on the Medical forms link below.
Attention Parents/Guardians of Preschool, Kindergarten: All students entering preschool and kindergarten are required to have a physical prior to the start of school. Click on the Medical forms link below for the State of VA School Entrance Physical Form.
Attention Parents of Rising 6th Grade Students: All students entering 6th grade must show proof of having the Tdap booster shot prior to the start of school.
Emergency Forms – All Families Must Complete
All families are required to complete the Emergency Form (one per child). If you intend to use the Before/After School program on the first day of school we need the competed forms by Friday, August 18, 2017. Otherwise the forms may be submitted on the first day of school, August 21, 2017. Click on the form below to download.
A list of the supplies your child will need is below. Print the list that pertains to your child’s grade. All items with an asterisk (*) must be purchased from the school as they are unique to our school (i.e. copybooks, theme tablets, etc.). Send your order along with a check made payable to Star of the Sea School by August 16, 2017 so that your child(ren) will have their items for the first day of school. The paid package will be given to the homeroom teacher. Grade level packages contain all of the items marked with an asterisk (*) on the class supply lists. All other items on the supply list for each grade may be purchased at local retail establishments and brought to school on the first day.
The lunch menu for August will be posted at least one week prior to the start of school so that you may place orders for your child(ren). Remember, all orders must be placed in advance online and paid for online or a check sent to the office at least one week prior to the first order. No money is collected in the cafeteria.
Important Links and Forms
- 2017-2018 Parent-Student Handbook
- 2017-2018 Supply Lists
- Dress Code-Uniforms
- How to Purchase Uniforms
- Emergency Form 2017
- Medical Forms
- Parent Service Hour Information and Opportunities
- Mandatory Background Screening Requirements for all Volunteers
- Morning Drop Off and Afternoon Pick-up