Patriot Post

August 28, 2020

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Early Check-Out

Parents are asked to call the school 45 minutes -1 hour prior to requesting early check-out in order to prepare the student.


When you arrive to the school please have your Photo ID out and ready to show at the door Buzz In System. We will bring your student to you.

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BREAKFAST AND LUNCH SERVICE


Monday - Thursday

11:00 - 12:30

Corley ES Bus Lane


Thursday pick-up includes meals for Thursday and Friday

Important details:

  • Lunch meals will be charged based on child's current eligibility - free, reduced, or full pay.

  • Parents are encouraged to add money to their child’s account via mypaymentsplus.com.

  • Charging meals will not be allowed.

  • Breakfast is free.

  • Student ID cards will be provided at Corley ES when you pick up your first meal.

  • Student ID cards will be scanned during pick-up. Students do not need to be present.

  • Meals can be picked up from any school in the cluster.

2020-21 SCHOOL COUNCIL

Please email Jennifer Champaign at Jennifer.Champaign@gcpsk12.org if you are interested in serving on School Council this year. We have slots for 2-3 parents and we need to hold elections for these positions.


School Council members will have the option to meet 4 times per year with the option to meet in person or virtually through Zoom to share and discuss school related topics such as programs offered, instructional expectations, and other topics that may be of interest to the members.

The Library is Open for Checkout beginning August 31st!

During digital instruction, the library will be accessible for student checkout. Students have access to the media catalog through a link found on their homeroom teacher's page.


  • From the catalog, students may place a hold on a book. Available books will be pulled from the shelf and set aside.

  • Emails will be sent to the parent email on file indicating when the books are ready for pickup.

  • Once you have received an email confirming your books are ready, you can pick up your books Monday-Friday between 9:00-3:00 pm at the front of the school beginning on August 31st. There will be a black bin for you to return any library books.

  • Students will have 10 days to pick up their books before it is reshelved or given to the next student on the waiting list.

Register for Free and Reduced-Price Meals:

Did you know that families can apply for Free and Reduced-Price meals if their household income has been affected by the current pandemic? By signing up today, families can ensure their children begin the school year with these benefits. Additionally, this eligibility can be used to access other types of public assistance or services that may be available during this pandemic, such as low-cost internet services. Fill out a Free and Reduced-Price Meal online application.


If you completed a form last school year, you will need to reapply for the cuurent school year. Applications typically are processed within three days. Questions about Free and Reduced-Price meals, eligibility, and applications can be sent to SNP.FR@gcpsk12.org.


If you have any other questions please contact our Cafe Manager, Brenda McFarland at 770-806-7879.

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From Your Corley Counselors

Hello Parents! Read the article and watch the video for ideas on how to talk with your kids about coronavirus.


https://childmind.org/article/talking-to-kids-about-the-coronavirus/


From Your Corley Counselors,

Mrs. Cunningham & Mrs. Huston

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SCHOOL VISITORS

· Students, staff and visitors must wear a face mask when in the building.


· School visits are limited to registration time; by appointment only.


· The Visitors Management System (VMS), or “Buzz-in” system, will be used. ALL parents and other school visitors will be required to state the purpose of the visit before gaining access to the school building.


· Visitors will not be permitted in the building this year. Guests will be permitted to enter the reception area to conduct business that cannot be conducted over the phone. We strongly encourage the use of phone and/or email to conduct school business. Should this not be possible, school business beyond the reception area must be conducted by appointment only.

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