Welcome Back Bluejays
Dear BlueJay Parents/Guardians-
First of all, I hope everyone is having a wonderful summer. I am very excited to be taking on the role of Superintendent of Schools for the Marshfield R-I School District. During my four years in the district, I have been so proud to be part of the Marshfield R-I school team and part of this community. It is my belief that we have the best school and staff in the state.
Throughout the summer, we have had lots going on in the district and have been extremely busy as we prepare for the upcoming school year. We just wrapped up a very successful summer school program, we are working on many summer projects, we are cleaning/revitalizing each building, and making sure we are ready to see students in August.
Obviously, school has looked very different over the past year and a half. While I don’t have all of the answers for what it will look like for the upcoming year, I am certain that our district will continue to do all that we can to serve our students and have a successful school year.
The district will continue to use this newsletter to share important information throughout the school year. Please take some time to review this document whenever it is sent out. As always, please don’t hesitate to reach out with any questions. We are privileged to have the opportunity to educate your children and we are looking forward to a great school year.
Superintendent of Schools
ONLINE REGISTRATION REQUIRED FOR ALL STUDENTS
Please complete online registration for the 21-22 school year, if you have not already done so.
Click the link above and enter your username and password under the parent tab. (Your username is the email you provided. If you have forgotten your password click, "forgot your parent password?") This is a necessary step in order to receive your student's information for the 21-22 school year.
UPLOADING DOCUMENTS DURING ONLINE REGISTRATION
You will have an opportunity to upload proof of residency during online registration. Although, this is not required for all students. Parents of returning students that have not moved, do not need to upload proof of residency. In addition, you may email documents to firstname.lastname@example.org. Immunization records are only needed if your student's record has changed since last school year. Birth certificates are only needed for students enrolling for the first time. Parenting plans are only needed if they have changed since last school year.
All Marshfield Schools Volunteers must first be registered with DHSS Family Care Safety Registry. This is a one time only registration process.
Community volunteers may access the application through this link: Volunteer Application 2021-2022.
Parents may access the Volunteer Application through Parent Portal and selecting View on "New optional e-Forms":
BACK TO SCHOOL SUPPLIES
It is with grateful hearts that we announce that the Webster County Baptist Association in conjunction with local churches, will again be providing school supplies for Marshfield students Kindergarten thru 8th grade. High school teachers will communicate any supplies needed for specific classes to their students.
We are pleased to provide breakfast and lunch to ALL students free of charge via federal funding. Although, it is critical for families to submit the free and reduced lunch form during online registration to assist with funding of other programs including preschool. Keep in mind, students that qualify for free and reduced lunches receive Jay Care at a reduced price as well as pay a reduced activity fee. This extension is through the 21-22 school year.
It is important to note that any ala carte items, including individual milks ($0.40 each), will be charged to your child's account.
Click Below to Access the 21-22 Calendar
ALL transportation needs should have been submitted during 21-22 Online Registration. EVEN IF THE TRANSPORTATION REQUEST IS THE SAME AS THE 20-21 SCHOOL YEAR. Parents submitting online registration AFTER AUGUST 1st will be required to provide their own transportation the first two days of school. Prior to the first day of school, our nearly 40 bus drivers are given student information. As you can imagine quite a lot of time is spent fine tuning routes and contacting families. For this reason a deadline is necessary.
- ALL transportation needs will be submitted during online registration.
- ALL permanent bus transportation changes MUST be communicated through Central Office. 859-2120 ext. 0 DO NOT give this information to the classroom teacher OR the building office.
- Students will be allowed ONLY 3 permanent bus changes throughout the entire school year.
- Students may only be set up for TWO transportation addresses at any given time.
- Students may begin utilizing new transportation 2 school days following request.
- Students may only travel to permanent addresses listed during online registration. There will be NO after school notes accepted for students traveling to addresses parents have not previously listed for their child during online registration.
BUILDING START AND END TIME
BEFORE AND AFTER SCHOOL CARE AVAILABLE FOR
MARSHFIELD ELEMENTARY STUDENTS
SIGN UP WILL BE AVAILABLE AUGUST 1ST
Childcare will take place in the school building the student attends.
Childcare will be provided by Marshfield R-1 Staff.
Morning Session Begins at 7 a.m.
Afternoon Session Ends at 5:00 p.m.
Care available each day excluding bad weather days and the last day of school.
Care available to students attending seated classes.
FEES ARE TO BE PAID IN ADVANCE
Free and Reduced Lunch Students
Morning = $2 per student per day
Afternoon = $3 per student per day
Full Price Lunch Students
Morning = $3 per student per day
Afternoon = $5 per student per day
STUDENT SECURITY CODE SYSTEM
Student safety is a priority at Marshfield Schools! To ensure student safety, we utilize the Student Security Code System. In order for your student to receive changes in his/her after school plans OR any message at all, per phone call or note, the caller must know the assigned student security code or the note must have the assigned student security code on it. In addition, bus notes must include the student name, bus # and address the student will be traveling to.
TEACHER ASSIGNMENT LETTERS
Pre-School, Kindergarten and 1st grade teachers will be contacting families to schedule an exclusive “Sneak Peek” experience. During your scheduled time, you will be able to meet the teacher, have a first look at your child’s classroom, check out the school building, and pick up your back to school items. These appointments will be available during the week of August 17th - 21st. Your child's teacher is looking forward to contacting you and scheduling your visit. We can't wait to see you!
PARENT PICK UP CARDS
Immunization records, birth certificates, proof of residency and parenting plans can be uploaded during online registration. Incoming Kindergarten students are required to have all Kindergarten immunizations completed prior to the first day of school. If your student has an immunization exemption card, the original MUST be turned in. It is not to be uploaded. In addition, you may email documents to email@example.com if you have any difficulty uploading.
TEACHER ASSIGNMENT LETTERS
Teacher assignment letters will be emailed on July 21st, to household parents that have completed online registration.
Sneak Peek Appointments will be scheduled by teachers. These will take place during evening of August 19th and during the day on August 20th.
PARENT PICK UP CARDS
Parent Pick Up Cards will be given out at sneak peek appointments.
TEACHER ASSIGNMENT LETTERS
PARENT PICK UP CARDS
6TH GRADE TOUR AND CLASS SCHEDULE PICK UP
Thursday, August 12th : 6th Grade Tour and Class Schedule Pick Up. This event is by appointment only. Information will be sent on July 30th in regard to scheduling an appointment. Online registration MUST be complete prior to scheduling appointment.
7TH AND 8TH GRADE CLASS SCHEDULE PICK UP
Tuesday, August 10th 1 pm - 7 pm AND Wednesday, August 11th 8 am - 10 am: Class Schedule Pick Up. Online registration MUST be complete prior to scheduling appointment.
8TH GRADE STUDENTS
Do you have an incoming 8th grade student and need to supply an updated shot record? You can upload the student vaccination during online registration. This ONLY needs to be done if you have NEW immunization information to share with our nursing staff. If your student has an immunization exemption card, the original MUST be turned in. It is not to be uploaded. These shot records can also be faxed to 417-859-4970.
Freshman Orientation appointment times will be on Tuesday, August 17th from 8:00 AM - 6:30 PM. Parents will be emailed sign up information on Friday, August 6th.
SOPHOMORE - JUNIORS - SENIORS
12TH GRADE STUDENTS
Do you have an incoming 12th grade student and need to supply an updated shot record? Missouri State Law requires the meningococcal vaccine booster be given for students entering 12th grade. We must have updated shot records in order for the student to attend the first day of school. They will be sent home and may not return until we have proof of vaccination.
You can upload the student vaccination during online registration. This ONLY needs to be done if you have NEW immunization information to share with our nursing staff. If your student has an immunization exemption card, the original MUST be turned in. It is not to be uploaded. These shot records can also be faxed to 417-859-7756.
Sign-Up Genius will be utilized for Student Parking sign up. A link will be sent to students on Friday, August 13th.
First Day of High School Sports practice for Fall is Monday, August 9th. Sports Physicals must be turned in to coaches, or faxed to 417-859-7756, in order to participate.
New and returning MVP students and parents will kick-off the semester with a required orientation event in the first week of school. Join us to hear an overview of the year to come, meet MVP teachers, and get oriented with the learning management systems.
Elementary MVP Students: Your teacher will be in contact with you to schedule a conference August 19-20.
Secondary MVP Students: Monday, August 16th, Shook Library 6:00-7:30
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