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Welcome 5th Graders

Things to know before you start 5th Grade:
Your class schedule is mailed to you. You will receive another schedule on the first day of school.
Please do not arrive to school before 7:10am. The doors will be locked!
First bell rings at 7:50am; you are counted tardy after second bell rings at 7:55am.
Car rider drop-off is in FRONT. The back of the school is reserved for BUS DROP-OFF ONLY.
First day of school; report to cafeteria, after breakfast there will be an assembly in the gym.
Remainder of school year; report to cafeteria in the mornings.
Cell phones are permitted; but ONLY at lunchtime. (no headphones unless for classroom use)
If you are getting home a different way than your normal routine, parents should call the office BEFORE 2:00pm to notify us of changes.
School lets out at 3:20pm. Bus riders go to back, car riders go to front. Announcements are given over the loudspeaker at the end of the day, just before the bell rings.
From the Nurse:
Please make sure your vaccinations are up to date. You will not be able to attend school until these are current.
From the Counselor:
We are a Bully-Free and Drug-Free Zone and enforce this with zero tolerance.
From the P.E. Department:
Please wear proper shoes. Students do not have to dress out for PE.
From the Cafeteria:
Please ensure there is money on your lunch account. Contact Frances Witherspoon with any questions.
From the Librarian:
Go to, click on ACADEMICS, then click on LIBRARY: to access our Online ‘Card’ Catalog, Databases, and much more. Library times and rules are posted on the library door.