Greene Notes

August 21, 2020

Our Flight Pattern

Welcome to the E.H. Greene Intermediate School Newsletter! We will share important information and highlight the great things our students and teachers are doing at our school. You can expect this in your inbox each week on Friday afternoon.

Important Dates

Friday, August 28 - Meet the Teacher Day for F2F Students - 8:00 am - 12:00 noon Homeroom/cafeteria (photos - all students, F2F and virtual)

Tuesday, September 1 - "New to the District" 5th & 6th Grade Orientation (for student and only 1 parent)

9:00 am - 5th Grade Orientation - Greene Cafeteria

10:00 - 11:00 am - chromebook checkout - 5th & 6th

11:00 am - 6th Grade Orientation - Greene Cafeteria

Thursday, September 3 - First Day "Transition" - 8:00 am - 2:40 pm - for F2F 5th Graders

Friday, September 4 - First Day "Transition" - 8:00 am - 2:40 pm - for F2F 6th Graders

Monday, September 7 - NO SCHOOL - Labor Day

Tuesday, September 8 - First Official Day of School

Meet the Teacher Day

Save the Date! Greene Meet the Teacher day is scheduled for Friday, August 28th!


Students who signed up for Face to Face: Students will be able to come to the Greene School. They will sign up for a 15 minute time slot to meet their team of teachers, drop off supplies on their desk, and have school pictures taken in the cafeteria. In addition, parents of 5th graders can use a drive through chromebook check out (in our parking lot) while students are inside. Also, if your student was given a laptop during quarantine at the elementary school, that device will be collected at this time. You will then check out a new chromebook from Greene. An electronic sign-up will be available in next Friday’s Smore (August 21st) after the students learn their homeroom placement.


Students who signed up for the Virtual Classroom: Students will also be able to meet their teacher through a virtual format. Virtual Classroom teachers will communicate how students can join once homeroom placements are shared. We will also have a time where 5th grade parents will be able to use the drive through chromebook check out. We will be collecting devices from 5th graders at this time.

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Supply List for Face to Face Students

  • Earbuds

  • Four 2-pocket folders, one for each core class

  • A 5-subject notebook

  • 24 pre-sharpened pencils

  • Eraser

  • A Box of Highlighters (any color)

  • Box of tissues

  • 2 glue sticks

  • TI-15 calculator for math

*needed for all 6th grade students and 5th grade accelerated math students

*will be available to purchase the first week of school for $15

  • Scissors

  • 1 pack of black dry erase markers

  • Durable pencil pouch (labeled with student name)

  • 12-pack of colored pencils

  • Personal refillable water bottle

  • Personal sanitizer (to be resupplied)

  • Personal tissues (to be resupplied)

  • Mask and back up mask

  • Personal pencil sharpener

  • 2 fine-tip or ultra-fine tip black Sharpies

  • 9x12 Sketchbook (for Art Class)


*Our district office previously shared a supply list for Virtual Classroom Students.

Cohorts

We are working on the healthy reopening. In order to safely cohort students, we will not be able to make any schedule changes. More information on this will be coming soon.

Updating Final Forms

As in the past, we need ALL parents or guardians to log into Final Forms and update any necessary changes for our 2020-2021 school year ASAP. Also newly added is a Covid-19 Parent Agreement that must be signed before the school year begins. You are required to sign the forms at the beginning of each new school year. A signature is also required after any update or as additional forms are added.


We are asking that ALL parents of students log into FinalForms and complete their forms for the 2020-2021 school year ASAP so that potential issues/problems/questions can be addressed before our return to school in September. Some forms require a student signature.

Information Coming Soon...

We are working on plans for the healthy re-opening. Below is information that we will be sharing in coming weeks. All previously scheduled events are postponed. As we reschedule them, we will communicate the date, time, and mode for delivery.


  • Class Placement
  • Chromebook Distribution
  • Changes to our schedule to accommodate cohorts
  • Informative Videos on Building Protocols
  • September 3rd & 4th Transition Days
  • Meet the Teacher Day
  • Curriculum Preview

2019 - 2020 Yearbooks

The 2019-2020 yearbooks were distributed to students at the end of July. If you were not able to pick up your pre-ordered yearbook at that time, your student will receive it on their first day of school.

For rising 6th graders - books will be in their homerooms

For rising 7th graders - books will be at the Junior High School

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Shop at AvesHangar.com and Support Sycamore High School

The new online store at aveshangar.com features 150+ Sycamore Aviators-licensed items and other gifts including:

  • School supplies and required readings;
  • Aves Face Masks - two styles;
  • Spirit and sportswear from Nike, Under Armour, and Champion brands; AND
  • Novelty and gift items (stickers, water bottles, flags, magnets, mugs).

We offer free contactless delivery within the District (including any school locations for teachers and staff) on all orders $19.99 and above, as well as curbside pickup at the Sycamore High School main office/theatre entrance on Wednesdays in August. If that time doesn't work for you, please reach out, and we will do our best to work out other arrangements.

As always, enjoy tax-free shopping at the Aves Hangar. As a non-profit organization, we never charge tax on any items and sales benefit Sycamore High School. For questions or more information, email Amy Browns Taylor at aveshangar@sycamoreschools.org.