Sigel Elementary School

Welcome to the 2022-2023 school year!

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Message from Dr. Owca:

Hello, Sigel Families!


The first day of school is Monday August 22nd! Can you believe it?! We cannot wait to welcome Scholars to Sigel and kick off the new school year!


Two years ago, in the height of the pandemic, Sigel Families provided input to help us revise our school mission and vision. A strong partnership between school and home is key to achieving both:


Mission: Our Sigel Staff nurtures students to become Scholars who are resilient, innovative, and high achieving future world changers.

Vision: St. Louis Scholars and Families will choose Sigel Elementary for our care, our push, and our unwavering commitment to providing an excellent education to all children.


Thank you for choosing Sigel Elementary. Stay safe and be well, Sigel Families!

Transportation

SLPS has partnered with a new bus company, Missouri Central School Bus.


Transportation Call Center : (314) 449-9162

Hours: 6:00am-6:00pm (or until last student dropped)

Or call SLPS Transportation at 314-633-5107 or email slpstrans@slps.org


Click HERE for more info!

Uniforms

Sigel Elementary is a uniform school!
  • Tan, navy, or black khaki pants, shorts/jumper/skirts that are knee length or longer
  • Polo shirt any shad of blue or white or black
  • Covered, low-heeled shoes with socks (no slides/house shoes)

Assistance with uniforms is available through The Little Bits Foundation! Please contact the Main Office for more information.

COVID-19 Update:

  • Masks are optional. Sigel Elementary has masks available, though it is the Parent's responsiblity to enforce masking if that is the Family's wish.
  • Scholars will no longer need to get their temperature checked in the morning when arriving at school.
  • There will be no contact tracing or quarantining. However, if a Scholar tests positive it must be reported to Dr. Owca.
  • Please refer to the St. Louis CDC COVID Guidelines site for more information!

First Day of School Logistics!

First day of school is Monday August 22, 2022! The school day is 9:00 am- 4:00 pm, and doors open at 8:55 am!


Scholar Arrival:

  • Parent drop-off is at Door #8 off Russell. Please do not double park!
  • Bus riders are dropped at Door #10 and enter the Gym
  • To support Scholars' adjustment to school routine, Families say goodbye at the door. No escorts to the classrooms.

Scholar Dismissal:

  • Attendance matters! Please refrain from picking up your Scholar before 4pm. If you must, please ring the bell @ Door #1, report to the Main Office, and sign out your Scholar.
  • Parent pick-up is at Door #8 off Russell. Please do not double park!
  • Sigel Staff will greet you at 4pm. Families remain outside while Sigel Staff bring Scholars directly to caregivers. This ensures our Scholars get to their loved ones safetly.
  • Bus riders are escorted directly to their bus by their Teacher.
  • Buses are commonly delayed the first days of school. Thank you for your patience!

Contract for iPads

Sigel Elementary has an iPad for every Scholar! Please click HERE (or scan the QR code), select "Sign with mobile browser" and complete the information required. Scholars may not access iPads without a signed contract.


Please contact Ms. Ivory-Dixon tina.ivory-dixon@slps.org with questions or for support!

Communication!

School and Families must work together to be strong partners for our Scholars. This requires frequent communication.


  • Can't access ClassDojo?? Contact your Scholar's Teacher!
  • Not sure what your Scholar is learning?? Check Scholar Folders for monthly classroom newsletters, scroll ClassDojo, or log onto Teams!
  • Need help with technology and/or Teams?? Contact your Scholar's Teacher or Sigel's Technology Inventory Coordinator, Ms. Tina Ivory-Dixon!
  • Not receiving emails?? Contact Sigel Secretary, Ms. Connell, to provide an updated email address.


If you need to get in touch with Dr. Owca, call Sigel's Main Office at 314-771-0010. You can also send an email to laura.owca@slps.org, or text/call 314-798-7885!


We do our best to keep Sigel's Families informed! Please be sure your most up-to-date contact information is on file to help us keep everyone in the loop!

In case you missed it.... Sigel Parent-Student Handbook