Jaguar Journal

August 1, 2021

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FIRST DAY OF SCHOOL INFORMATION

The first day of school is August 3rd. You are welcome to walk your child to their classroom, beginning at 8:00 AM. If you arrive before 8:00, please be prepared to wait until all students have been dismissed to their classrooms.


On Friday, August 6th will be our "Kiss and Goodbye Day"! Parents are encouraged to allow their child to walk by themselves.

We will have several staff throughout the building, to ensure your child finds their classroom. We encourage and promote student independence, and appreciate your support. Last school year students were successful walking to class independently.

Additional Important Information:

  • School will release 3PM August 3rd-5th.


  • Telephone Use - Use of the office telephone is limited to emergency calls. At no time are students permitted to use personal cell phones during the instructional day. Students do not need cell phones at school, if students bring cell phones at their own risk, they must be turned off and remain in his/her bookbag.


  • Student Birthdays: You may celebrate your child's birthday by having their name displayed on our digital sign for $5. Please go to mypaymentsplus.com to purchase and complete paperwork.


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My Payments Plus

Many things can be paid on MyPaymentsPlus, such as:


  • Before and After School Program
  • Yearbook
  • More items added through out the year


You may use a credit card, debit card or e-check for My Payments Plus account. A small convenience fee will be applied to each transaction. To prepay online, use MyPaymentsPlus (https://www2.mypaymentsplus.com). To pay by telephone, please call (866) 764-0642

MyPaymentsPlus customer support options:

Telephone: 877-237-0946

Email: Support@MyPaymentsPlus.com

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News from Nurse Parker:

Medication and the paperwork drop off may be done at the Open House 4-6 PM.

- All medications should be dropped off prior to the first day of school.

- If you are unable to attend Open House and you have medication/s to leave in the clinic for your child; you may call the school to schedule an appointment with Nurse Parker. She will be there July 29th from 7:45-3:15, July 30tht from 8:45-6:00 , and August 2th from 7:45 – 3:15.

You may call or email her with any questions.

Taylor Parker RN

678 684-2864

Taylor.parker@walton.k12.ga.us

Please remember:

· No medication is given without written permission from a parent/legal guardian

· Students are not allowed to transport or possess medications

· Medication must be in the original container

· Physician authorization is required for medications given daily for a period greater than 2 weeks or on a regular basis

Students will be allowed to carry diabetic supplies and emergency medications for asthma or allergies if a Self-Administration of Medication form, a Care Plan and an Authorization to give Medication at School are filled out, signed, and on file.

ALL FORMS CAN BE FOUND ON THE SHARON ELEMENTARY WEBSITE. They can be found by clicking on the faculty/staff tab and then going to Nursing Services.

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Partners in Education

Sharon Elementary School is always looking for Partners in Education! Please see our Sponsor Letter attached.
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PBIS:

Sharon Elementary looks forward to our 5th year of implementing the Positive Behavior Interventions and Support (PBIS) system. The goal of PBIS is to create a positive school climate in which students learn and grow.

More information will be available during our Open House on July 30th. We are excited to announce that we will be having our 2nd annual Jaguar Glow Bash August 27th from 6-8pm. Tickets for the Glow Bash will be sold during Open House and the first few weeks of school.

PTO and School Council

PTO- Parents are encouraged to support the SES PTO. Our PTO Board of Directors has planned many exciting events for the school year. PTO Board members will send home information about dates & times of meetings.


School Council- Meetings will be held quarterly in the SES Conference room. All stakeholders are invited. Please visit our website for the quarterly scheduled meetings.

Sharon Elementary School

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