School supplies for ALL students must be ordered and paid via the EPI online portal at https://www.educationalproducts.com/shoppacks/
Our school ID is STA850.
Thursday, July 19, 2018 ~ 11am-2pm and Thursday, August 16, 2018 4-6pm
Used uniforms will be accepted in the school office. Click on the links below for the Dress Code-Uniforms and How to Purchase Uniforms below.
New Parent Information Night – Thursday, August 16, 2018 ~ 6:30PM
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 ~ Monday, August 20, 2018 ~ 11am-2pm
All families are welcome to stop by to meet the teachers.
First Week of School – August 21-August 24
- Grades PK*-8 will begin school on Tuesday, August 21, 2018 with full days (8am-3pm) on Monday through Friday.
- *PK3&4-Half Day students attend school Tuesday – Friday 8am-12pm.
- *PK3 – Three day half day students attend Wednesday, Friday 8am-12noon. Three full day students attend Wednesday and Friday 8am-3pm
- Please put the following important date on your calendar – Thursday, August 23rd ~ 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
Class begins promptly at 8:00AM and students will be dismissed at 3:00PM Monday through Friday.
Students may report to the classrooms beginning at 7:40 AM. Any student arriving before 7:40 must be signed in at the Before School Care Program by the parent/guardian who brings the child to school. Students arriving after 8:00am 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 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, 2018. 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). We also ask that you enter this information in your RenWeb Parents Web account. If you intend to use the Before/After School program on the first day of school we need the competed forms by Monday, August 20, 2018. Otherwise the forms may be submitted on the first day of school, August 22, 2018. Click on the form below to download.
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 via check or cash sent to the school office at least one week prior to the first order. No money is collected in the cafeteria.
Important Links and Forms