Table of Contents
ommunicating And Managing Paperwork
School / PTA Notes
In the front
pocket of the binder you will find important papers from the school and/or PTA.
Papers will be sent home in this pocket as we receive them.
Please remove and read all of these papers promptly; they will keep you in
touch with important news and events that are happening at Bess Race.
Money and Excuses
This is where you
should put all money to be brought to school (field trips, lunch, book orders)
so it doesn't get "lost" in the bottom of the backpack. This is also a good
place to put doctor's notes for excused absences.
Students should take this money out once at school to turn in to the teacher.
Pencils, highlighters etc. will also be kept here.
Newsletter / Daily
In the first clear
sleeve, you will find a copy of our weekly newsletter. This newsletter will
include activities, and other important classroom information.
Included in the newsletter is our behavior log.
is used as a means of communication on your child’s weekly behavior.
Please sign and return promptly.
I appreciate your help in making your child’s learning environment as
“problem” free as possible.
On the backside of
this sleeve, you will find our daily classroom schedule. Please note the time
of our lunch and plan to come eat with your child occasionally if possible!
In the second
clear sleeve you will find the monthly district lunch menu. Note that the menu
may change without notice occasionally.
you will find a
This can be used for sending out birthday invitations (all
students must be included to pass these out at school), Valentine's cards,
In the third clear sleeve you will find monthly journal writing ideas.
will provide ideas for writing practice.
These do not have to be turned in to the teacher.
Please keep track of all journal writings and have your child date each entry
so you can see how much your child has improved throughout the year.
might be surprised!!
In this pocket you
will find homework papers. These papers need to be completed each night and
returned to school in the same pocket the following day. Please review
homework with your child for careless mistakes Thank you!
graded work will come home in this folder. After you have "oooed and aahhed"
over your child's work, I'm sure you will want to hang it on the refrigerator!
This work should be taken out, reviewed with your child, and kept at home.
This should help eliminate any questions about how your child is doing
academically. Each Friday, you should sign the newsletter so I know that the
work was received by a parent/guardian and that you are aware of how your
child is doing.