Adams Elementary

November 2018

Adams Elementary

Main # 317-862-2065

Fax # 317-862-7255

Attendance Line # 317-860-4288

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Veteran's Day Program

Adams Elementary will be hosting a Veteran’s Day program on November 9th.

(Formal Invitations have been sent home.)


We hope you and your family can join us!


To help us prepare for this program please send in a copy of your family member in uniform

or email them to lisa.hannah@ftcsc.org. Please do not send in originals.

Clothing Needed


Clothing is kept on hand in case a student has an accident or mishap. If you have any used clothing that you would like to donate please send it in with your student or drop off in the front office.



We are need of the following items:


  • boys long sleeve shirts size 5-6 or small
  • boys pants size 12-18 large and extra large
  • girls pants size 10-16 medium and large





Thank You!

From the Nurse

Influenza:

Flu season is upon us and will continue into spring. Peak season is sometimes as late as February. The influenza symptoms are fever, aches, sore throat, cough, headache, fatigue, and sometimes vomiting/diarrhea. It is the perfect time to get a flu shot for yourself and your child. The CDC recommends getting a flu shot by the end of October, but receiving the vaccinate at any point during flu season offers important protection against the virus. It takes about two weeks after vaccination for antibodies that protect against flu to develop in the body. The Marion County Health Department has flu shots for $20 for children, but they recommend that you call prior to coming to confirm availability. The south district office is located at 7551 Shelby St. Suite 200 Indianapolis IN 46227, phone number 221-5700. Influenza can be a mild illness for most healthy individuals, but people with health conditions are at increased risk of complications. The quick guidelines are to keep your kids home until they have been fever free for 24 hrs without fever reducing medicine prior to return or vomiting/diarrhea free for 24 hrs prior to return. We recognize a fever as a temp over 100 degrees. So, thank you for following our guidelines and keeping your kids home when they are ill. This protects our kids at school who have conditions that could lead to complications from an illness such as influenza, and this will help your child fully recover and be less likely to have complications themselves. Keep encouraging them to wash their hands. It is the easiest and most effective way to avoid illness.



Vision Referrals:

All of the official vision referral forms were mailed for 1st-5th grades the week before Fall Break. If you have not received a notice and your child is 1st-5th grade, you can assume your child passed the screening. If you have any questions about the testing or returning information after seeing a vision professional, please phone the clinic at 860-4289. If you got a referral notice and your student has glasses but forgot to wear them, please just let me know. I have some resources if cost is keeping your student from an eye exam.



I have included a link from the Community website that includes a very cute hand washing video that you might want to watch with your child.

https://www.ecommunity.com/healthminute/2018/protect-yourself-during-flu-season





Natalie Davis BS RN

Community Health Network School Nurse

Adams Elementary

7341 E Stop 11 Rd

Indianapolis, IN 46259

Ph: 317-860-4289

Fax: 317-862-7255

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Car Rider Reminders

  • The tardy bell rings at 8:50. Once the bells rings no student will be allowed into the car rider doors. You must drive around the front and sign your student in.
  • Please DO NOT pull thru the gate when students are present. We make every effort to open and close the gate on time.
  • Thank you for making sure your child is ready to exit the vehicle once you have been given the signal by the back door workers.
  • Please remember to have your student load into your vehicle on the driver's side only.

Santa Shop

Every year Adams Elementary sets up a Santa Shop for our students to shop at. This is a great opportunity for kids to shop for family members. All proceeds made are used to help families in need right here at Adams. The Santa Shop will run from Dec 3rd -Dec. 6th. We need lots of volunteers to make this a success. Look for signup information to be sent home soon.
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A note from the Counselor

Parents - please be sure to fill out the online registration for existing students. This needs to be completed for each student for Infinite Campus. Log in to your parent portal (not your students portal) and click on the the "online registration" link at the bottom of the left hand column. Follow the prompts to electronically verify/update the information in Infinite Campus.

To request your Infinite Campus parent portal information:



Only a student's Parent/Legal Guardian may request the portal information for their student. The email must be sent from the email address on file with the school district. Send the request to ichelp@ftcsc.org.

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Kroger Rewards

Have you linked your Kroger Card to Adams Elementary? We received $480 for October from families that have linked their card to Adams!! It doesn't affect the Kroger points that you receive at all. That is an amazing contribution to our school. Please consider this if you are a Kroger shopper.
1. Go to www.krogercommunityrewards.com
2. Sign in or create an account. You will need your Kroger reward card number.
3. Click "Enroll Now."
4. Enter organization number of 11037, or search ADA (for Adams).
5. Click Enroll.

Major Saver Cards Available soon... More details will be sent home later.

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