McAllister Elementary School

Week 1 - In the Books!

Incredible Start to an Incredible Year

Wildcat Family - Thank you for helping to make the first week of the 2017-2018 school year Incredible! In this newsletter, I hope to provide some updates, reminders and clarification to specific routines.

Transportation

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At McAllister Elementary School we realize that transportation, especially the car-rider line has been the buzz this past week. This has always been the case when starting a new school year and preparing both students and parents alike on the procedures. With a school population that has grown over 330 (800-1134) since it's inception in 2015 we ask that you please remember:



  • Morning Arrival - Please have your little one prepared to exit the vehicle, this will help with the efficiency of unloading. Additionally, you will notice that we have pulled the car rider line all the way up towards the E. Buckhead crosswalk, please pull all the way up and pull in tight.
  • Afternoon Dismissal - You must have your car tag to pick your child up in the car line. Gates will not be opened until 2:20pm. If you were to wait until 2:40pm to arrive you would have your student loaded in less than 20 minutes.
  • Afternoon Dismissal - Parents of PK, K & 1st Grade should utilize the inside lane for pickup, parents of 2nd, 3rd, 4th & 5th grade students should always utilize the outside lane.
  • Afternoon Dismissal - There is no split in the car rider line until after the gates have been passed through, please be considerate of others & remember that this is an Elementary School car rider line.
South Bryan Bus Routes

Use this link for the most up-to-date bus routes for McAllister Elementary School and other South Bryan Schools. Be sure to arrive at the bus stop 10 minutes before the scheduled time.

MAP Testing (Measure of Academic Progress)

Three times a year (Fall, Winter & Spring) students at McAllister Elementary School are assessed utilizing the "Measure of Academic Progress". This assessment measures what students know and informs what they're ready to learn next. MAP Testing will begin this coming week, Monday, August 14th. Please contact your child's homeroom teacher if you have specific questions about his or her classes test date.

Volunteers, Lunch Dates & School Clubs

  • Volunteers - We will begin accepting volunteers after Labor Day. Please be on the lookout for our upcoming volunteer training. (More details to come.)
  • Lunch Dates - We will welcome parents & family members to have lunch with your little ones after Labor Day. Please remember that this is a time for you and your little one - no phones & no classmates.
  • School Clubs - These will be available to students in grade (3-5), we will begin after Labor Day. (More Details to come.)

School Store & Ice Cream Sales

Starting tomorrow, August 14, 2017 the school store will be open. The school store supplies students with items ranging from pencils to water bottles, with prices that range from .25 to $3.00. Ice Cream is distributed only on Wednesday and Friday for the price of $1. Your child will be able to purchase items/ice cream tickets from the school store located in front of the Nurse's Clinic between 7:05am-7:35am/daily.
Master Schedule, Lunch Schedule, Specials Schedule

Click here for access to all of your child's schedules so that you know how to prepare them for their specific specials class or know when to come to school for lunch.

#MESrocks

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McAllister Elementary School

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