Harvey Green News

Back to School 2021-2022

Harvey Green Elementary School

Ms. Trisha Johnson, Principal tjohnson@fusdk12.net

Mrs. Penny Martinez, Secretary pmartinez@fusdk12.net

Mrs. Veronica Luna, Office Assistant vluna@fusdk12.net



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Harvey Green Calendar

Principal's Message

Harvey Green Community,


Welcome to the 2021-2022 school year. I am beyond excited to welcome students and staff back on to campus this year! As we begin the school year our focus will be on welcoming all back to campus and forming relationships. The last year and a half has impacted us all in different ways and many have dealt with some level of trauma. Please reach out to me, your child's teacher, or our school counselor if we can help in any way. Be sure to read the entire newsletter as there is a lot of important information below.


Before arriving to school each day it is essential that you complete the home-based Covid-19 daily screening. If a child or family member is exhibiting any of these symptoms, please stay home.


During these unprecedented times I know there are lots of safety concerns and questions. Please carefully look over the district page with all updates and be sure to become familiar with the Green Safety Protocols as well as the FUSD Safety Plan. Our staff is committed to doing everything we can to keep everyone safe at Green.


For the first two days of school we will one adult to walk their child to the blacktop area; however, all adults must remain outside and cannot enter the hallway or classroom. Once the class is being walked into their room we ask that you immediately leave campus. We need to avoid extra people on campus. Please use the first two days of school to help your child find their way to where you would like to meet them. Starting Friday, August 20th all parents must wait in the designated areas. At the dismissal bell parents must also wait for their students at the designated waiting areas. For Transitional Kindergarten and Kindergarten you will drop off and pick up your child in front of the classroom. Please wait with your child until the teacher opens the classroom door. Once the door is closed, you will need to bring your child to the office. I want to thank everyone in advance for following these arrival and dismissal procedures. A map is also provided in the Green Safety Protocols.


For lunch, we will be adding benches to our lunch area, as well as opening up the back lawn for students to eat on. This will allow students to have plenty of distance between each other while still getting to be with their peers.


Please be sure to check out the bell schedule below. The times that are showing in Infinite Campus are incorrect. Sorry for the confusion.


Communication is critical to success. Green takes advantage of multiple ways to keep our families informed. There will be a monthly newsletter that will be sent to you through email and posted on the website. Occasionally we will use an automated phone call system to remind you of important events. As we begin the new school year please make sure to read through this newsletter and all other documents that are sent home. Many questions that you may have throughout the year can be found in the monthly newsletters. The website is also a great source for information.


Green is a wonderful school with a hard working staff that wants nothing but the best for our students. We firmly believe all our students can excel and we will work hard this year to ensure each child gets a high quality education in a safe nurturing environment. With

your joint effort we know this is possible and will see all our students succeed.


Please feel free to call the office or reach out to us by email if we can assist your family in any way.


Sincerely,

Ms. Johnson

Important Dates

August

18~First Day of School

18- 20~ Grades 1-5 Early Release 12:30pm *PM Kinder to follow regular schedule

31~ Virtual Back to School Night


September

6~ No School- Labor Day

School Hours

August 18-20

AM TK/K 8:45am-12:05pm

PM K 11:45am-3:05pm

Grades 1-5 including SDC 8:30am-12:30pm


Regular School Hours

AM TK/K 8:45am-12:05pm

PM K 11:45am-3:05pm

Grades 1-5 8:30am-2:50pm

SDC 8:30am-2:15pm


Minimum Day School Hours

All TK/K 8:45am-12:05pm

Grades 1-5 8:30am-1:00pm

SDC 8:30am-1:20pm

Important- Items to Bring to School Daily

Please have your child bring an extra mask and a water bottle to school daily. While we have plenty of extra PPE, it is a good idea to have a back up in their backpack. Thank you to our PTA for helping us to purchase a water bottle refill station. Students may want to bring a hat to school, as we will be eating lunch outside daily.

Online Maze Information

Thank you to all families who have already successfully completed all Maze forms! Please make sure you have logged into your Infinite Campus parent portal and completed all documents in the online registration section under the “more” tab. Parent Portal Please get forms completed and filled out by August 12th. Starting August 13th if your forms are completed the “Schedule” will become live and you can see your child’s teacher name.

Attendance on the FIRST Day of School

All FUSD students are expected to report to school on the first day, Wednesday, August 18th, 2021. Students who are not in school the first day will not be guaranteed a seat and may be overloaded to other schools upon return.

Students must be in class the first day of school, except for those who are ill and whose parents have notified the office staff. Seats will not be held for students on extended vacations or other optional activities, whether or not the school is notified.

Free Student Meals 2021-22

For this school year, lunch will be free to all students who wish to have a school lunch. Please be sure to remind your child to raise their hand when their teacher does lunch count daily. It is also important that your child knows if they want the meat or veggie option.


Lunch Information


Lunch Menu

Library/Scholastic Book Fair News

We invite you to visit the 2021 Fall Book Fair/Green library fundraiser. Every purchase from the Fair earns rewards for the library, so please stop by and support us.


In-person: STUDENTS ONLY. Students can shop at their class library time and during recess between August 27th and September 2rd @ Harvey Green Library. We recommend eWallet, a safe and fast way to shop the Fair. You can learn and sign up here.


Online: August 22nd - September 2nd

All orders ship home. Please visit our online Book Fair.

FUSD COVID Safety Measures

There are many questions around COVID 19 and safety measures. Use this district link to find lots of helpful information. COVID Safety Measures Green Safety Protocols

Classroom Voluntary Supply Lists

Please see our website for our classroom voluntary supply lists. If your family needs assistance with supplies, please reach out to Ms. Johnson or the front office.

Medication at School

If your child needs medication at school please use this link to get all necessary form. Health Forms

These forms will need to be completed and signed by the doctor so please try to get this completed before school starts.

Please Join PTA

Thank you to the families who have already joined PTA. Our goal is to have all families join. Please see our website to join or scan the QR code below.

Moving

Per Board Policy any parent/guardian of a student enrolled in the District shall notify the District prior to or within five (5) days of any change in circumstance and/or a move which would affect their student’s residency (AR 5111.1).

Please complete and email the Change of Address Form with 2 proofs of new address residency to your current school.