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Back to School
Pointers Run Elementary
Welcome!
We are looking forward
to working with you and
your child this year.
Arrival at School
Bus numbers are online at hcpss.org
Arrive between 9:10-9:25
Assistants will help Kindergarteners
find t...
Breakfast
Breakfast is available in the
cafeteria daily between
9:10-9:25.
The cost is $2.00.
Writing
The students will write across the
curriculum. The children will
practice writing narratives, opinions,
and non-fi...
Math
We follow the Common Core Standards.
You can find them on the Howard
County Website. We will teach each
child through...
Recess and Lunch
The children have 30 minutes of
recess and 30 minutes of lunch.
Don’t worry if they don’t eat much
in the...
Reading
Children will have daily experiences
with listening,
speaking, writing, and reading. We
assess each student freque...
Snack
Please send a daily snack with your
child. They have a short time to eat
a healthy nut-free snack. No
spoons or drin...
Visitors
Our school uses an entry system to regulate
visitors. Each person needs to be admitted
through the front doors, s...
Volunteers
We welcome volunteers! For the first
few weeks especially, it is a big help to
have extra hands and eyes at rec...
Specials
Students will have PE (wear
sneakers!), music, art (wear a
smock!), media, and Technology
each week.
Social Studies
Social Studies is integrated with
Language Arts. We will learn
about our world in many ways.
Science and Engineering
Students will learn and explore the
roles of scientists and engineers in
solving real world proble...
Dismissal
At 3:45, we help the children find
their bus, car, after care, or parent.
If you want your child to go home a
di...
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Back to school 2015

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Back to school 2015

  1. 1. Back to School Pointers Run Elementary
  2. 2. Welcome! We are looking forward to working with you and your child this year.
  3. 3. Arrival at School Bus numbers are online at hcpss.org Arrive between 9:10-9:25 Assistants will help Kindergarteners find their classroom. First Graders will meet in the cafeteria.
  4. 4. Breakfast Breakfast is available in the cafeteria daily between 9:10-9:25. The cost is $2.00.
  5. 5. Writing The students will write across the curriculum. The children will practice writing narratives, opinions, and non-fiction writing.
  6. 6. Math We follow the Common Core Standards. You can find them on the Howard County Website. We will teach each child through games and hands on activities.
  7. 7. Recess and Lunch The children have 30 minutes of recess and 30 minutes of lunch. Don’t worry if they don’t eat much in the beginning. A familiar lunch from home the first few weeks is easiest for most. Lunch menus are available online. You can prepay online at myschoolbucks.com or send the money in a ziplock bag with your child’s name.
  8. 8. Reading Children will have daily experiences with listening, speaking, writing, and reading. We assess each student frequently and provide appropriate challenges.
  9. 9. Snack Please send a daily snack with your child. They have a short time to eat a healthy nut-free snack. No spoons or drinks, please!
  10. 10. Visitors Our school uses an entry system to regulate visitors. Each person needs to be admitted through the front doors, sign in at the office, and wear a visitor badge. Visitors should be prepared to show ID if asked.
  11. 11. Volunteers We welcome volunteers! For the first few weeks especially, it is a big help to have extra hands and eyes at recess and lunch. Soon, each teacher will set a volunteer schedule if you are interested in working in the classroom. There are also opportunities to volunteer in the media center or for the art teachers.
  12. 12. Specials Students will have PE (wear sneakers!), music, art (wear a smock!), media, and Technology each week.
  13. 13. Social Studies Social Studies is integrated with Language Arts. We will learn about our world in many ways.
  14. 14. Science and Engineering Students will learn and explore the roles of scientists and engineers in solving real world problems.
  15. 15. Dismissal At 3:45, we help the children find their bus, car, after care, or parent. If you want your child to go home a different way, we need a (big) note in their folder. If it is unplanned, just call the school. Do not email dismissal information! You can find the bus number at hcpss.org.
  16. 16. The End

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