Eagle News and Notes

December 7, 2018

Read on for more information about...

  • Upcoming Dates
  • Inaugural R.A.C.E. (Related Arts Choice Experiences) Day Pictures
  • Updates from our PTO
  • Notes from the Clinic
  • and more!

Drive with Caution

Please exercise caution as you drive on the streets surrounding Eagle. Although we have folks directing traffic near the school entrance and a crossing guard ensuring safe passage at our crosswalk, it is still important for drivers to follow all posted street signs. We do have a number of stop signs, posted school zone speed limits and even a one way street.

Help keep our families safe by allowing plenty of time in the morning and using caution as you drive in the neighborhood.

R.A.C.E. Day (Related Arts Choice Experiences )

Upcoming Events

December 14 - Eagle Family Friday

December 18 - 3rd Grade Field Trip; PTO Mtg @ 1:15

December 20 - Dr. Goodman's Auggie Talk from the book Wonder with 3rd and 4th grade

December 21 - Last Student Day Before Winter Break; End of Second Quarter

January 7 - First Day of School after Winter Break!

January 21 - MLK Jr National Holiday -No School

A Message from our PTO

  • Cookies Needed!!! We will be holding our annual Teacher/Staff Cookie Walk on December 14th. We are looking for individuals to bake or buy 3 dozen cookies for the event. Please help us make this a great event! Sign-up through iVolunteer: https://eaglepto.ivolunteer.com/bakers__2018


  • U Paint It Pottery night was a huge success we will continue this annual tradition for next year. Thank you to all who attended! The pottery was distributed and sent home with the kids this week!


Kristie Goehausen

PTO President

ptoeaglezcs@gmail.com

From the Clinic

The following is an excerpt from our Elementary Student/Parent Handbook:


In order to minimize the spread of infection, please do not send your student to school when ill. The following guidelines may help you determine when it is safe to return your child to school:

A. Temperature below 100 degrees for 24 hours without medication

B. No vomiting for 24 hours and able to tolerate a bland diet

C. Diarrhea free for 24 hours

D. Lessening of “acute cold symptoms” such as a persistent cough, or excessive “runny nose”


If your child has been prescribed an antibiotic, please consult with the physician regarding when the student will no longer be contagious and is able to return to school. Normally 24-36 hours of antibiotic therapy is required to meet this criterion

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School Lunch Information

CRIMINAL BACKGROUND CHECKS FOR VOLUNTEERS

We value partnerships with our families and welcome parents and guardians to serve as volunteers in our schools. Each ZCS building offers a wide variety of volunteer opportunities.

Examples include:

  • Field Trip Chaperones

  • Out of Town/Overnight Chaperones

  • Tutors

  • Volunteer Coaches

  • Classroom Helpers (PTO parties/room parents)

  • Library Helpers

  • After Prom Workers

  • Field Day/Jog-A-Thon Volunteers

  • Book Fair Sales/Athletic Ticket Sales

During the school day, all volunteers are expected to sign in at the front office. Prior to the volunteer opportunity, all volunteers must sign a Non-disclosure Acknowledgement Form and have successfully completed a Full Criminal History Background Check. Necessary background check paperwork is available on the ZCS website at the Volunteers/BRAVO link and should be submitted at least 10 days prior to the intended volunteer date. Volunteers must also view the state mandated confidentiality/bullying video, provided on the Volunteer/BRAVO website. The volunteer will pay the fee* for the full background check which will expire after 5 years. The link to apply for the full background check can be accessed on the Volunteers/BRAVO link on the ZCS main webpage. For more information, contact the Volunteer/BRAVO Coordinator.

CRIMINAL BACKGROUND CHECKS FOR VISITORS

During the school day, all visitors must enter via the front door and sign-in at the front office. Visitors need to be prepared to present a government issued photo ID which will be scanned against the National Sex Offender Registry. All visitors will be issued a visitor badge/tag to be worn inside the building at all times.

Examples Include:

  • Lunch Guests

  • Classroom Guest Speakers

  • Classroom Special Events (Grandparent Day/Famous Hoosiers/etc.)

  • Parent/Teacher Conferences

We ask that all visitors schedule an appointment to meet with teachers, counselors, administrators and all other staff members so that we may best serve everyone. Visitors other than parents/guardians must be prearranged and organized through the main office.

*ZCS thanks all volunteers for generous support of our youth and schools. Thank you, too, for supporting assurance of student and staff safety by completing and paying for a volunteer background check.