Eagle Friday News and Notes

December 15, 2017

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Upcoming Events


19 -PTO Meeting @ 1:15; Kindergarten Writers' Celebration @2:45

22 - Last Student Day before break; Second Quarter Ends

Dec. 25-Jan. 5 - Winter Break - No School


8 - Welcome students back!; Board of Trustees Meeting, 6pm at ESC

10 - Dads Club Meeting @ 7:00 pm

12 - Report Cards Emailed Home

15 - No School

Lost and Found

Help! The Lost and Found located in the cafe is overflowing. Please encourage your child to look for any missing jackets, coats or hats, etc.

Eagle PTO

Our next PTO meeting is December 19 at 1:15 pm at Eagle. All parents always welcome - kids too!

Thank you to everyone who organized and donated to the staff cookie walk! Delicious treats for days!

Desperately seeking assistance!

One night only March 9 - Cake Walk Chair - the job is easy as pie! (or cakes). Contact PTOeagleZCS@gmail.com

2nd grade parents - we need one hour of your time to help 2nd graders deliver Eagle Express mail - click the last tab http://eaglepto.ivolunteer.com/2volunteers_2017

Our Eagle Eyes are on the lookout for donations for the much anticipated Eagle Extravaganza Silent Auction. Are you an employee or owner of a company that has a great good or service that could be donated? Perhaps you have a vacation home that you would like to donate a short stay. Season ticket holders could donate tickets to a game. Gift cards also make great donations. Please contact Erin Effner at eeffner@gmail.com if you would like to contribute

Cold Weather and Recess Reminder

Winter is here! Please help us ensure that students are dressed appropriately for the weather. This includes warm coats, hats, mittens, and long pants, etc. Once snow arrives, students will also need boots and snow pants if they wish to play in the snow during recess.

Reminder: Our students go outside for recess unless it is raining, icy, or on very cold days (when the wind chill is below the 10-20 degree range).

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We value partnerships with our families and welcome parents and guardians to serve as volunteers in our schools. Each ZCS building offers a wide variety of volunteer opportunities.

Examples include:

  • Field Trip Chaperones

  • Out of Town/Overnight Chaperones

  • Tutors

  • Volunteer Coaches

  • Classroom Helpers (PTO parties/room parents)

  • Library Helpers

  • After Prom Workers

  • Field Day/Jog-A-Thon Volunteers

  • Book Fair Sales/Athletic Ticket Sales

During the school day, all volunteers are expected to sign in at the front office. Prior to the volunteer opportunity, all volunteers must sign a Non-disclosure Acknowledgement Form and have successfully completed a Full Criminal History Background Check. Necessary background check paperwork is available on the ZCS website at the Volunteers/BRAVO link and should be submitted at least 10 days prior to the intended volunteer date. Volunteers must also view the state mandated confidentiality/bullying video, provided on the Volunteer/BRAVO website. The volunteer will pay the fee* for the full background check which will expire after 5 years. The link to apply for the full background check can be accessed on the Volunteers/BRAVO link on the ZCS main webpage. For more information, contact the Volunteer/BRAVO Coordinator.


During the school day, all visitors must enter via the front door and sign-in at the front office. Visitors need to be prepared to present a government issued photo ID which will be scanned against the National Sex Offender Registry. All visitors will be issued a visitor badge/tag to be worn inside the building at all times.

Examples Include:

  • Lunch Guests

  • Classroom Guest Speakers

  • Classroom Special Events (Grandparent Day/Famous Hoosiers/etc.)

  • Parent/Teacher Conferences

We ask that all visitors schedule an appointment to meet with teachers, counselors, administrators and all other staff members so that we may best serve everyone. Visitors other than parents/guardians must be prearranged and organized through the main office.

*ZCS thanks all volunteers for generous support of our youth and schools. Thank you, too, for supporting assurance of student and staff safety by completing and paying for a volunteer background check.

School Lunch Information

ZCS Food Service positions

ZCS Food Service positions now available at several of the ZCS cafeterias. Click here to apply directly and call 317-733-4804 with any questions!

Transportation Twitter Handle

HELP! My child's bus hasn't arrived home yet . . . what's going on? If this has ever happened to you, you can find out this answer by checking Twitter. Our ZCS transportation department has a Twitter handle and it's an excellent way to receive "on the move" notifications. Please follow @myzcsbus to stay up to date!