Laburnum Community Connection

Family Edition - September 12, 2021

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Greetings Laburnum Families,

It was a great first week at Laburnum. Thank you for your patience and understanding as we work through first week hurdles like transportation. Please continue to check Parent Portal for bus information.

As a reminder, schools are closed on Thursday, September 16th.

Continue reading below for important information.

Click on the link below for previously shared newsletters.

Archived Laburnum Community Connection Newsletters 2021-2022

Back to School Night

Join us for Back to School Night on Thursday, September 23rd. This is an opportunity for you to learn about the grade level and school expectations, visit the classroom, and ask questions. If you have multiple children at the school, teachers will hold two 30 minute sessions to allow you to rotate to another grade level.

Last Names A - R 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Last Names S - Z 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM

We are requiring families to RSVP for this event so that we can adequately prepare. The link and flyer will be provided tomorrow. Additionally, the event will be limited to one parent/guardian ONLY.

iPad & Chromebooks

If your child still has an iPad or Chromebook at home, please send it in with your child tomorrow. All devices will need to be updated by our technology department. If the device is lost, please let your child's teacher know.

Dismissal Procedures - Updates

General Information

If you are picking up your student after 1:45 PM, you will need to go through the car rider line. We will not be dismissing students from the office after this time.


If you are walking your child to school or walking home with your child, please wait at the top of the sidewalk near the parking lot. Due to safety concerns we do not want people crossing through the buses on the bus loop in the morning and afternoon. Please have your orange pick up/car rider tag with you.

Car Riders

Please have your car rider tag displayed in your vehicle upon arrival. If someone else is picking up your child, they must have your car rider tag.

Please note that the traffic pattern has changed to allow for a safer flow of traffic during arrival and dismissal. Please see the linked map below of the updated traffic pattern.

Traffic Pattern Map

Lastly, vehicles are not permitted to park in the bus loop, which is located directly in front of the building.

Early Dismissal

All early dismissal requests must be submitted in writing to the classroom teacher. We cannot honor early dismissal requests via email or phone. Early dismissal will not occur after 1:45. This is a busy time as we prepare for dismissal.

Principal Chat and Chew

Our first Principal Chat & Chew will be Wednesday, September 22nd. This is an opportunity to stay informed about all things Laburnum. You must RSVP for this event using the link below so that we are adequately prepared. Light refreshments will be served.

RSVP for the Principal Chat

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Laburnum Return to Learn Plan 2021 - 2022

Please click the link below to view our 2021 - 2022 Return to Learn Plan. This document is also located on our school website for future reference.

Back to School Forms

Back to school forms are available in the Parent Portal in PowerSchool. These forms must be completed online for all students enrolled in an HCPS school. These forms are different than school registration forms. Please visit the main HCPS online services page at for step by step direction on creating a PowerSchool account or adding a child. Resources for creating a Parent Portal account and completing online forms are attached below.

Important Dates

Laburnum School Calendar of Events - Click the link below to see our school events for the entire year. This dates are subject to change due to circumstances.

Laburnum Events Calendar 2021 - 2022

September Events:

  • September 16th - Schools closed - Yom Kippur
  • September 22, 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM - Principal Chat and Chew. Light refreshments will be served and this will be held outside.
  • September 23, 4:30 - 6:00 PM: Back to School Night, K - 5

Follow us on Social Media

Stay in the know by following us on social media at the accounts below. We post important events and pictures to share all the great things happening at Laburnum.

Just click like or follow. We will also share information via those accounts. You can also scan the QR codes below with your phone and be taken directly to each page.

Twitter: @LaburnumES

Instagram: Laburnum_Elementary

Facebook: @LaburnumLions

PTA News

Join the PTA

Don't forget to join our wonderful PTA! The cost is only $7.00 per person. Use the membership link today or stop by the school.

PTA Membership Link

Kroger Community Rewards:

The Laburnum PTA part of the Kroger Community Rewards Program. Help us raise funds for our school and children by linking your Kroger rewards card to the Laburnum PTA. Go to to link your rewards card to the Laburnum Elementary PTA.

Amazon Smile:

Help our school earn money buy shopping with our Amazon Smile link. As you purchase items on Amazon, we will earn a percentage that will be used to support students and staff at Laburnum. See link below.

Laburnum Elementary School

Vision: Every student will demonstrate grade level mastery of the standards in math, reading, and science.