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2014-2015 NEW STUDENT REGISTRATION
Registration for the 2014-15 school year will be at Showalter Middle School on Monday and Tuesday, August 18th & 19th from 9:00-6:00. Please bring the following information with you:
- Proof of residence - Apartment Lease/Mortgage Statement; Electric/Water/Sewer bill
- Child's Birth Certificate
- Child's Immunization Records
- Parent/Guardian Picture ID
KINDERGARTEN ORIENTATION & WaKids CONFERENCING
Kindergarten Orientation for all familes will be held on Thursday, August 28th from 5:00-7:00 p.m. The purpose of orientation is to 1) Introduce the parents to Thorndyke and have students meet their teachers & classmates; 2) Inform the parents of the schedule the first few days of school; 3) Sign parents up for the WaKids Conference that will take place during the first few days of school; 4) Determine which students are walkers, parent pick up, and bus riders; 5) Provide information about transportation and bus tags to the bus riders; 6) Provide preliminary information about the expectations for each classroom.
WaKids Conferencing will occur the first 3 days of school (Sept 3, 4 & 5) from 1:00-3:30 each day. All Kindergarten students will leave at 12:45 p.m. for the first 3 days of school. An adult MUST be at the bus stop to receive their child or the child will be returned to the school. Parents who are unable to attend the conferencing with the teacher during this window will be contacted by the classroom teacher to schedule an individual appointment. It is critical that each parent meet with the teacher for these conferences.
WELCOME BACK ICE CREAM SOCIAL
Our Welcome Back Ice Cream Social will be held on Thurday, August 28 from 5:30-7:00 p.m. Come and meet your new teacher and visit your new classroom! Bring your new school supplies. Enjoy an ice cream treat while visiting with new friends and old. Don't miss this important event!
FIRST OF DAY SCHOOL 2014-2015
The first day of school is Wednesday, September 3rd. Grades 1-5 will be 8:55-3:10. Kindergarten will have Early Release the first week. September 3rd - 5th will be 8:55-12:45.
SMART Wednesday - Late Arrival
Classes will start at 10:30 a.m. on SMART Wednesday. This will allow staff to meet and better prepare themselves to meet the educational needs of students. Students will continue the 8:55 a.m. start time the rest of the week. In September, classes will begin at 10:30 on the 10th, 17th and 24th. Busses will run one and one-half hours later than usual on SMART Wednesday and will arrive at the school about 10:00 a.m.
2014-15 SCHOOL SUPPLY LIST
School Supply List