Virtual Parent Program: Structure, Routine, & Strategies during COVID-19
Are you struggling with your child during remote learning?
Join us for a Virtual Parent seminar for help and support!
November 5, 2020 at 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM Zoom meeting
Strategies for setting up routine and structure in the home when children are engaged in hybrid-model schooling. Learn tips to set up a routine that will be helpful in keeping everyone on track with in-school days and remote learning days. Ideas for helping to keep your child/children engaged in their remote learning by setting up the structure they need to be successful. Strategies for parents/caregivers working from home while children are engaged in remote learning. Participants will receive a copy of a social skills story titled
“School is Different”.
Register in advance for this informative meeting and you will receive a confirmation email with the information to join the meeting.
Reminder for hybrid students -
We will be taking the students outside often - please make sure your child is dressed appropriately for the weather. Thank you!
All student "thank you" gifts from the American Heart Association have been distributed.
Our school was nationally recognized for last year's event as we finished 8th out of 150 schools in WNY! Thank you to the Sciole community for your support!
Username is last name, first name, middle initial (not spaces)
For example John Thomas Smith would be smithjohnt
The password is your child's 9-digit student ID number which can be found on the Parent Portal.
Substitute teachers are now being hired for the Lancaster School District. Highest sub pay in WNY - $125 per day - for certified teachers and $115 per day for uncertified applicants (must have a bachelor's degree). Please send cover letter and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org or mail to: LCSD, Attn: Personnel, 177 Central Avenue, Lancaster, NY 14086. Come work for the best district in WNY!
Remote Meal Service (for 100% remote and hybrid remote days)
The district has just received notification of extensions being granted to allow the district to offer meals to all students at no cost through December 31, 2020, including registered LCSD students who are assigned to out of district placements. Breakfast and lunch meals, whether students are in-person or remote, will be provided at no cost regardless of meal program status (free, reduced and full pay). Please read more about the availability of our free meal program...
At John A. Sciole Elementary, breakfast meals will be delivered to and consumed in classrooms each morning. Students will not go to the cafeteria for breakfast.
Due to an extension of the summer community eligibility provision, breakfast meals are AT NO COST to the families regardless of meal program status (full pay, reduced, or free). This expires 12/31/20.
If you would like your child to receive a breakfast meal on their in-person learning days, please complete this survey: https://forms.gle/
Please complete one survey for each Sciole student you would like to participate.
The parent tours of William Street School for the parents of current third graders have been cancelled at this time.
Section 409-1 of the New York Education Law requires schools to post access to the Prevent and Report Child Abuse Hotline, 1-800-342-3720.
This page, provided by the New York Office of Children and Family Services, provides language translation services on the upper left side of the screen.
The food service department has recently updated its website. Through the new site you can learn about pre-payment options, view menus, access the district wellness policy, nutrition information and fitness tips. You can visit the site through this link or via the food service button to the right.
By choosing John A. Sciole Elementary Parent Teacher Organization at Smile.Amazon.com, the AmazonSmile Foundation will donate 0.5% of the purchase price from your eligible AmazonSmile purchases to our school.
Don't worry if you misplaced a flyer that was sent home in your child's backpack. Informational flyers from the school, PTO, and community organizations will be available to you online - just look under the OUR SCHOOL tab for our Virtual Backpack!
We participate in the TOPS IN EDUCATION PROGRAM! If you enroll in the program and register as a supporter of John A. Sciole Elementary, TOPS will donate up to 5% of your TOPS brand purchases back to the school. Past supporters must re-enroll for the 2017-2018 school year. Thank you for your support!
Be sure to check out our two monthly newsletters! The Sciole Star can be found under the "Updates" tab and the PTO newsletter can be found under the "PTO" tab.
Please visit the Health Office section of the webpage for allergy free snack ideas.
John A. Sciole Elementary
86 Alys Drive Depew, NY 14043
Phone: 716-686-3285 Fax: 716-686-3309
Mrs. Carrie L. Greene, Principal
The Vision of John A. Sciole Elementary School:
Our vision is a commitment to excellence. We act in the best interest of children today to build a better tomorrow.
The Mission of John A. Sciole Elementary School:
John A. Sciole is a community of students, teachers, parents, and volunteers dedicated to excellence. Our mission is to educate all students to meet the challenges they will face, live fulfilling lives and become lifelong learners who contribute positively to society.
We look forward to working together with you to help all of our students SHINE!