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General Info

Attendance        481-4863             Guidance Cnslr   481-4853

Nurse                   481-4855               Social Worker     481-4854

Cafeteria             481-4858              JMS Band Ofc     481-4857

Athletic Ofc        481-4856             Library                  481-4859

Report your child’s absence - please call 481-4863 by 10am.

Late to school – Written excuse or phone call from parent is required if a child arrives late to school.

Requests for Homework – Only after a child’s 3rd day of absence may office staff request homework from teachers.  At that time, a parent should call the office before 8:30 a.m. to request homework.

Requests for Early Dismissal - As stated in the handbook, written permission is needed for a child’s early dismissal from school.  Students should bring notes for early dismissal to the office between 7:30 & 8 a.m. to receive permission to leave class for necessary appointments.

After School Transportation – Note not necessary.  Please be sure your child is aware of after school transportation arrangements before coming to school so phone calls are not necessary.

School Phone Use – Except in emergency situations, students may not use school phones to receive phone calls or make calls to parents.  Cell phones must be turned off and stored in locker.  Students may not use cell phones during school hours.

Drop Off/Pick Up – Before 4:00pm, if you drop off or pick up your child, please use the front circle drive (south side).  The north side of building is used for buses only between 7:00am and 4:00pm.

Health Services – There is a strict policy on administration of medication to students at school-- prescription or any over-the counter medicine.  Doctor’s written orders for prescriptions, parent’s written instructions,  and all medicines in the original container and properly labeled are requirements.  Please see policy for specifications.

 PLEASE NOTIFY SCHOOL OF ANY CHANGES TO YOUR ADDRESS, PHONE NUMBERS, OR EMAIL CONTACT INFORMATION.  THANKS

 

Cafeteria Money - Deposits may be made to cafeteria account on registration days. Cost of student lunch per day is $2.50. Extra milk is 25 cents. Breakfast will be served 7:25-7:55 each morning for $1.50. Throughout the year, students are encouraged to make deposits to their account during the breakfast time.

 

Student Dress Policy Principles for good grooming and proper dress are necessary to set an atmosphere conducive to improving the learning situation. It is primarily the parents’ responsibility to ensure that their children are applying these principles. The following include some of the examples of the student dress policy:

1. Clothing, jewelry, or any article that advertises alcohol or tobacco, promotes drug usage, has obscenities, is sexually explicit, or has sexual implications is not permitted.

2. Shorts are not permitted.

3. Chains hanging from pants or clothing and excessively large metal necklaces are not permitted. Bracelets or necklaces with spikes are not permitted.

4. Pierced jewelry in parts of the body other than ears is not allowed.

5. Pants shall be worn at the waist with bottom hem diameter no larger than the size of the student's proper shoe size. Pants may not drag the floor.

6. Shirts must be tucked in at all times and must have sleeves that cover the shoulders and under arms.

7. Sweatshirts, sweaters, and other banded bottom shirts should be worn appropriately and hang no lower than the bottom of the hip in accordance with the standards of neatness and good taste as perceived by the administration.

8.  Leggings and/or yoga pants must be covered by a shirt, dress, or garment that is fingertip length

9. Coats and jackets should be stored in the student’s locker during the school day.

10. Hats/caps, bandannas, sunglasses, headwear and extreme hairstyles or hair colors are not permitted. Hoods may not cover any part of the head during the school day.

11. Tattoos must be covered at all times. Writing on the skin is not permitted.

12. Skirts may be worn, but must be knee length or longer.

13. For safety reasons, shoes that are appropriate for school must be worn at all times. Plastic or rubber "flip-flops" are not

appropriate for school.

14. Bags and backpacks may be carried to and from school and to 8th period only.

The administration reserves the right to use other situations of distraction or issues of safety to disallow items in these categories as needed.