Notes from the Nest

Roebuck Elementary School Parent Newsletter

We hope this newsletter will provide helpful information to connect our home to school community.
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PTO ATTRACTION BOOKS FOR SALE $25 Ends of Oct. 14th

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School Meal Changes - VERY IMPORTANT

Due to changes in federal laws, school meals will no longer be free for all students. In order to qualify, parents MUST complete the free & reduced meal application. It is very important to complete this form as soon as possible so that your child/children do not incur a negative balance. The quickest way to complete the application is the online link embedded with the picture below. Additionally, we do have copies at the school and copies were mailed out to all D6 students this summer.

Lunch Payment Center

Click the link below to view lunch balances and more!


https://www.k12paymentcenter.com/

Lunch Menu for the Week of October 3

Tuesday

Choice 1-Walking Taco

Choice 2-Yogurt and fruit plate

Choice 3-Grilled Chicken Salad


Wednesday

Choice 1-Fiona's Baked Pasta

Choice 2-Grilled Cheese

Choice 3-Southwest Chicken Salad


Thursday

Choice 1-Asian Chicken Dumplings

Choice 2-Yogurt and fruit plate

Choice 3-Cobb Salad


Friday

Choice 1-Pepperoni Pizza

Choice 2-Grilled Cheese

Choice 3-Grilled Chicken Salad

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  • October 5: 5K Field Trip to Strawberry Hill

  • October 5: D6 Games

  • October 6: 5th Grade Horizons field trip

  • October 7: Parent Lunch and Learn 12:00 pm

  • October 7: 4th Grade Field Trip to Planetarium

  • October 11: Walk to School Day

  • October 11: First Grade Field Trip to Greyrock Farms

  • October 12: Fall Pictures

  • October 17: End of the 1st Grading Period

  • October 18-20: CogAT Testing 2nd grade - 4th grade

  • October 20: Report Cards Issued

When should you keep your child home from school?

Please keep your child home from school if you, your child, or a close contact are:


  • currently positive for COVID-19
  • waiting on a COVID-19 test result

or have the following symptoms:



  • fever
  • shortness of breath
  • loss of taste/smell
  • new or worsening cough
  • sore throat
  • muscle or body aches
  • chills
  • fatigue
  • headache
  • congestion
  • runny nose
  • diarrhea
  • nausea/vomiting

Important Reminders

*School begins promptly at 7:45 am (the first bell rings at 7:40 & the tardy bell rings at 7:45). After 7:45, a parent or guardian must sign their child in at the front office.

*Please be sure to contact front office for dismissal changes.

*All car riders must be picked up by 2:45 each day.

*Please use the car lines to drop off and pick up your child.

Powerschool App

The latest update to the Powerschool parent app for Android devices is not working. While PowerSchool is working to resolve this issue, parents can still access the Parent Portal through a web browser on a tablet, computer, or your mobile device. The link to the Parent Portal is available at spart6.org under Parents & Students. Sorry for any inconvenience.

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Olweus Anti-Bullying Rules

Olweus Anti-Bullying Rules:

1) We will not bully others

2) We will try to help students who are bullied.

3) We will try to include students who are left out.

4) If we know that someone is being bullied, we will tell an adult at home and at school.

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District Six Food Service Program

If you want to learn more about the District Six Food Service Program, just visit the link below. Our new interactive menus provide a guide to ingredients and nutrition facts. Parents can also pay for accounts online or complete free/reduced meal applications online. Additionally, the link provides information on nutrition education, fitness and wellness policy.

District Six Mobile App

In case you’ve missed the announcement, District Six has unveiled a new mobile app. Be sure to visit the App Store or Google Play and download to your cell phone or tablet and select “yes” to receive emergency notifications. We will soon delete the original District Six app, so be sure to download the new app today!

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Join our School Facebook

Do you need to know updated information about Roebuck Elementary School? Please visit our Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/Roebuck-Elementary-287273514725108/