St. Lawrence Elementary School
Mr. Richard A. Klus
Last week, students who are failing/have failed subject(s)
received letters indicating such. Please note that if
summer school is REQUIRED, a student MUST complete summer
school to return to St. Lawrence. For students who are
required to attend summer school, teachers and I have
identified significant skill deficits that would make
transition to the next grade extremely difficult without
intensive help. If summer school is RECOMMENDED, please
make every effort to take advantage of the program to ready
your child, as it is very important to enhance or maintain
skill in order to be successful the next year. Summer
school will take place for students in grades 1-8 at Seton
High School. The cost is $75; financial aid is available.
It runs from 8 am to 12:30 pm, Monday through Friday, from
June 15 to July 17. Fliers with details came home with your
child last Thursday. For more information, please contact
the Main Office. Summer School registration forms are due
in the Main Office by May 15.
Students in Grades 4-5
traveled to Cincinnati Parks Board’s Avon Woods for an
interactive experience in nature, conservation, and suburban
wildlife. As always, our students were well-behaved and had
a super time. Thanks to all of our teachers, parents and
students for maintaining our high standards for behavior.
Be sure to check the new Time Capsule display on the
first floor of the Main Building (near 4th and 5th Grades).
This is a revamped display of the items that were put in the
cornerstone of the school building in 1904. It was opened
in 2004. When it was resealed, the school put items from
2004 into it. In 2104, it will be opened and looked at
again. Wow. What history.
May Crowning was last
evening in Church with our Second Grade processing in and
our Eighth Grade working together to crown our Blessed
Mother. Rachel Hicks performed the crowning rite, and all
of our students enjoyed our annual Frozen Treat Social
afterward, between the church and school. Thanks to all who
helped celebrate May, our Blessed Mother’s month of honor.
Next Friday, May 15, is FIELD DAY. Students will be
travelling from St. Lawrence to Elder’s “The Pit” football
field for all sorts of games, competitions, and activities.
Please do not drive into either Carson parking lot
from 7:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m. Once again, we have had a
near miss when one driver was backing out and our smallest
students were coming to breakfast. It is still dark enough,
and they are short enough that a tragic accident almost
occurred. The life of a child is more important than the
few extra steps from Carson Ave. or the Church lot to the
cafeteria or school building.
Beginning next year,
students will be dismissed from the Sturm parking lot ONLY.
The only students who will be allowed to exit from the
Carson Avenue side of the building will be Preschool
students, and those who take the bus. All
parents/rides/carpools are expected to use the Sturm parking
lot. This will free up congestion and dangerous situations
on the Carson Avenue side. There is ample parking in the
Sturm parking lot, and a smooth traffic pattern.
Sign up for EZText Texting Service by texting EZHUG90045 to
313131. This will keep you in the loop concerning latest
information from me. The service is free and only I can
generate messages. Thanks!
Come by and see the
field construction. This will be an artificial turf field,
so our Physical Education classes can play outside, and will
provide a safe place for our daily recess times. What a gem
to have here on Carson Avenue!
In Christ’s Peace,
Mr. Rich Klus, Principal
Times: School starts promptly at 8:00
am but we ask that all students try to be here before so
that they are ready to start learning as soon as the bell
rings. There is no adult supervision for any students
arriving in the schoolyard before 7:45 am. The
cafeteria opens at 7:15 am ONLY for those students eating
breakfast at school.
Time: Students are dismissed at 2:45
pm. Please make arrangements to meet/pick-up your
children by entering the parking lot off Warsaw Avenue and
then exiting the lot through the Sturm Street gate. We
feel this is the safest route for all students being picked
up by parents as there will be several yellow buses and
after school care vans picking up other students along
REMINDERS FROM THE OFFICE:
If your child is absent from school, you are
required to call the school office (921-4996) before 8:30 am.
If there is no answer, press extension 35 and leave a message.
You must call the office each day the child is not in school.
Reason for absence notes should be sent to school on the first day
your child returns to school. If requested, homework will be
available in the school office after school and may be sent home
with a sibling.
EFFECTIVE IMMEDIATELY - ALL MEDICATIONS for students
must be brought to the school office by an adult to be checked in.
No medicine may be brought to school by a student with the
exception of inhalers and epi-pens. No medicine may be brought on
the school bus or kept in a book bag. This change is for the safety
of all St. Lawrence students. Also, many medications are regulated
by Ohio state law and we must comply with these laws. Thank you.
If you are picking your child up early for an
appointment, please send a note with your child in the morning.
It is important that we know when and by whom your child is being
picked up. You must come to the school office to meet your
child and sign him/her out. Please try to make all
appointments after school hours.
All transportation arrangements must be made
with your child before coming to school. If transportation
changes must be made for your student please call the office and we
will get a message to them by the end of the day. Students
will not be permitted to call home after school.
EdChoice Acceptance Forms are due in the office
as soon as possible, please.
To view some of these files, you will need
1020 Carson Ave.
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PLEASE SEND NEWSLETTER ANNOUNCEMENTS TO THE
OFFICE NO LATER THAN TUESDAY AT 3PM.
INFORMATION MAY BE MAILED IN, SENT IN, PHONED IN, OR EMAILED TO
IF YOUR CHILD IS ABSENT:
Please call to report the absence to 921-4996 before 8:30 am.
A note from you or a doctor's note must be sent in
with your child when he/she returns from being absent.
Please call First Student at 761-6100 and dial "0" for dispatch.
The office is again looking for scrap paper. If you or
anyone you know has paper they would like to donate to our
students and staff please notify the office and we can make
arrangements to pick it up.