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PRINCIPAL'S CORNER

Mr. Richard A. Klus
Dear Parents,

Should you have a transportation change, please call the Main Office by 2:15 PM so we can make the announcement at 2:30.  If we donít receive notification from a parent/guardian, we have to put your child on the bus.

With the weather turning cooler, please make sure your child comes appropriately dressed for the weather, so he or she can enjoy recess.

Speaking of the bus--parents, please do NOT take children from the bus or the bus line.  This causes great confusion and is against school policy and safety.  Should there be an emergency, we would not know where a child is and whether he or she is safe, and often our bus monitors donít know each and every parent.  Thanks for your cooperation.

If you have a change of address or a phone number change, please let the Main Office know as soon as the change occurs.  This is especially critical in case of emergency. 

Please DO NOT pull into the parking lot off of Carson Avenue to drop off your children.  There is no easy way back out and children are entering and exiting all the time.  Along those lines, please avoid Carson Avenue altogether during dismissal times.  The busses park just past our driveway, and we need to keep that space clear for the safety of the students.  The best way to pick up and drop off is by using the Warsaw entrance and exiting through the Sturm Street gate.   If the congestion continues on Carson Avenue, we will begin dismissing only to the parking lot by the Parish Center.  Thanks for your help in keeping our little ones safe.

Remember, a child must be fever free for 24 hours in order to return to school.  This prevents passing sicknesses from student to student.

Head lice have returned.  Here is the St. Lawrence policy on preventing the spread of these little critters:  we have students put their belongings into a Glad garbage bag that only they use.  This prevents clothing and backpacks from coming in contact with each other, and spreading the lice in that manner.  If your child is sent home with a case of head lice, please ensure that he or she comes back to the Main Office to be checked before returning to class.  Do not share hats, scarves, coats, headphones, or hair accessories.  We keep our headphones in separate bags and each student has his or her own set of headphones.

If your student is tardy, please escort him/her to the Main Office for a tardy slip.  Classroom teachers will not admit students after 8:00 AM without a tardy slip.

We will not have classes on Friday, October 24 for a faculty in-service.

Finally, please ensure that you are checking your childís Thursday Envelope each week.  There is much important information going on, and this is our primary means of communication.

Enjoy the leaves and the cooler weather as autumn reflects Godís colorful palette. 

In Christís Peace,

Mr. Rich Klus, Principal
 



  • Arrival 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.

  • Dismissal 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 Carson Avenue.

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.

  • MEDICATION POLICY 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. 

 

IMPORTANT INFORMATION:

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Registration:

Admissions Policy Effective 2/1/06 Registration Tuition News
Ohio EdChoice Voucher Program


School:

School Handbook Calendar 2014-15 Cafeteria Fees & Information
School Handbook - Spanish Dress Code Send Announcements for Newsletter
Library Preschool Parent Handbook 2013-2014 Schoolbelles Uniforms
Supplies 2014 Supplies (Spanish) Supply Store


School Closing:

Emergency Closing Procedures Early Dismissal Policy School Closing Announcements


Preschool:

Preschool    Preschool Handbook 14-15


After School:

After School Care  

Links:

Links to Area High Schools Homework Help  

 


1020 Carson Ave.
Cincinnati, OH  45205
513-921-4996

 


ANNOUNCEMENTS

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 MRS. PIRON.  THANK-YOU!

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Writing Requirements

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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.

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BUS PROBLEMS

Please call First Student at 761-6100 and dial "0" for dispatch.

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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.

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