Slate Ridge Monthly Newsletter

August 2022


Welcome Slate Ridge Toucans!

We are so excited to begin our school year together! Our teachers are preparing to welcome their students with open arms and high excitement to dive back into fostering a community of scholars who are innovative, kind, helpful, collaborative, and respectful. Until we officially meet our students in-person at Open House, we wanted to send out some information as you prepare to send your child to school.

I am a Slate Ridge Toucan and I am Respectful, Responsible, and Ready!

Important Dates

August 18 - Open House 4:00-6:00 PM

August 22 - First Day for Students with Last Names A-K

August 23 - First Day for Students with Last Names L-Z

August 24 - First Day for All Students

Planning Ahead:

September 4 - Spirit Wear Sale ends at midnight

September 5 - No School

September 8 - Picture Day (more details to come!)

Open House

Thursday, August 18th - 4:00-6:00 PM

During this time, you have the opportunity to meet your child's teacher, explore the building, and drop off school supplies.

Arrival and Dismissal Process

Click the image to view the Slate Ridge Elementary Arrival and Dismissal Process.

Students will be marked as tardy after 8:10 AM and will need signed in at the office with a parent/guardian.

Transportation changes must be communicated in writing (note or email) to teachers or the secretary at the start of the school day or to the front office no later than 2:00pm.

For information regarding bus routes and stops, please contact the Transportation Department at (614) 501-1041.

Breakfast & Lunch Accounts

How do I add money to my child's account?

Two Options:

  1. Go to to add money to your child’s account using a debit or credit card.

  2. Write your child’s name on an envelope, enclose cash or checks and send it with them to turn in first thing in the morning at the beginning of the school day.


$1.00 Breakfast (all grades)

$2.25 K-4 Lunch

How do I apply for Free and Reduced Lunch?

Go to You will have to click the Register link.

Once your account is set up, you will need to know the six digit Student ID number for each child on the application. This ID number is found in Power School under your parent portal log-in. Additionally, many of the students know their ID number and may be able to provide that to you. If you are unable to locate this ID number through one of the methods listed, please feel free to call your child’s school or the Food Service office at 614-501-1211.

Further questions? Contact: Carla Hack at (614)-501-1211 or by email

Spirit Wear Sale

Slate Ridge Spirit Wear Sale runs from August 1st - September 4th.

Orders will arrive at Slate Ridge in late September and be sent home with students.

Click the image to order online!

Supply List

Click the image to view the Slate Ridge Elementary School Supply List.

District Calendar

Click the image to view the Reynoldsburg City School District 2022-2023 School Calendar.

Let's Connect!

Reynoldsburg Parent Portal

Includes Power School Login and Login Info, How to View Student Report Cards, Equity and Inclusion Resources, and much more!

School Counselor Website

Mrs. Miller's website includes information about our school counseling program and resources for parents/guardians.