*Absences ~ Please notify the school(686-3282) as soon as you know that your child is going to be absent. You will also need to send in a written excuse upon the return of your child to school.*Birthdays ~ May be celebrated in school with a treat for the class if you wish to do so. There are currently 18 students in our class.*Lunch ~ If your child is going to buy his/her lunch, please send the money to school in a change purse labeled with your child’s name. Also, please discuss your child’s lunch choices with him/her before they arrive at school. This helps us to complete the lunch count each morning. If your child forgets to bring in money, a charge slip will be given. Please remember to send the money in to school the next day. Snacks and milk can also be purchased in the cafeteria each day. Prices for lunches and snacks can be found on the monthly lunch calendar.*Snack ~ Please send in a healthy snack with your child everyday!*Student Planners ~ This is part of the study skills component of our curriculum. The planner will go back and forth between home and school every week (starting in late September). Every Monday a homework insert will be stapled in the planner. Your child will do his/her homework each night in the planner and return it to school the following Monday.*Transportation ~ A note must be sent to school EVERY TIME any of the following situations occur: your child is being picked up, your child is getting dropped off at a different bus stop, or your child is taking a different bus. Also, children leaving early or arriving late (after 9:00 a.m.) must be signed in/out at the main office. Children are not to be brought to school before the 8:50 a.m. start time.