The Storm Forecast

August 23, 2022

Dear parents, guardians, and students,

The first weeks of school are off to a start- thank you all for sticking with us through the kinks of school opening.

I can tell you that I absolutely love your children! What a great group of students! Thank you for sharing your family with us.

We are now in full instructional mode. Students have settled into their schedules and instruction is taking place in all classes. Over the next few weeks, you shoudl start seeing some more activities and parent meetings pop up and we would love for you to be involved! We are also planning a get toegther for students and families, so be on the lookout for that.

As always, if you need anything, please do not hesitate to reach out to us- we are here to help!

Mrs. Knapp


Make sure you set up your Focus account!

Parents- it is very important for all of you to have a parent account to Focus. This will allow you to see your students' grades in real time and download their report cards.

For instructions on how to create a parent Focus account, go to

When you have completed your application for an account, email in order to have your account activated.

Once you have created the account, please allow 48 hours for activation.

Having difficulties? Please contact for assistance.

Download the ParentSquare app!


Make sure that you have downloaded the ParentSquare app so you can stay up to date with what is happening at school.

You can set it up to be in any language and you can get the school calendar of events, app notifications, notifications from teachers, and more!

It is free on the app store for both Apple and Android.

School uniforms are back in stock!

Please pick up your school uniforms this week. Uniform enforcement will begin next week.

Students out of uniform may receive a referral and disciplinary consequences.

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What you need to know

Q: Do I have to wear a polo even if I am wearing a sweatshirt?

A: Yes!!!! Polo shirts are a required part of the uniform. You must wear your polo shirt every day regardless of whether or not you have a sweatshirt

Q: I can wear any bottoms as long as they are the correct color, right?

A: No- you must wear approved bottoms. These are: Long khaki style pants, Bermuda shorts, shorts or skirts the length of bermuda shorts (no minis). You may NOT wear leggings, jeans, athletic pants or joggers, sweatpants, jeggings

If in doubt, here are some examples:

Boys bottoms:

Girls bottoms:

Q: I get cold easily...I can bring any hoodie or sweatshirt, right?

A: No. All outerwear must be San Jose Cecil uniform gear purchased at the uniform store.

Bus transportation- please be mindful!

While we do have Mr. Cassells supervising students at FSCJ Cecil, he cannot wait 2-3 hours for parents to pick students up. Please know that supervision will end at 4:30p.m.

Please make arrangements to pick up your student in a timely manner.

Underclassmen picture day

9th-11th graders will have picture day on Tuesday, Aug 30

Parents can get discounts on school pictures by prepurchasing at

Senior pictures

If your Senior still has not taken their Senior picture, please schedule your session ASAP.

Go to or call customer service at 678-722-3449.

Student parking now available

Student parking decals are now available.

Please complete the attached decal registration below and pay the $40 decal fee via ParentSquare:

Students can bring their paperwork to Mrs. Pangle or Mr. Cassells in the front office.

2022-2023 San Jose Cecil school calendar

Don't forget that September 2 is a teacher planning day! Enjoy the long weekend!

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Tuesday, August 30: School picture day

Thursday, September 1: Parent organization inaugural meeting

Friday, September 2: Teacher planning day- NO SCHOOL

Monday, Septermber 5: Labor day, NO SCHOOL

Week of Sept 6: Progress monitoring benchmarks

Week of Sept 12: FSA retakes

Thursday, Sept 15: Interim progress reports

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