Waccamaw 2011-2012 Thanks for “popping” in to Open House! Mrs. Rhyne Mrs. Russ STAR STUDENTS
Contact the Teacher Robyn Rhyne [email_address] 287-6437
Morning Arrival Please be in class by 7:40 am. After 7:45 is considered tardy and you must first report to office and obtain a tardy slip before entering class. Unpack, sharpen pencils, sign up for lunch, and begin your morning agenda. 7:40-2:50
Lunch 2 nd grade lunch time: 11:30-12:00 Parents may make meal payments online at: www.lunchprepay.com Free & reduced meal applications must be completed at the beginning of this school year. Parents are responsible for child’s meal costs until the application is approved. Meal Prices: Breakfast- reduced/ .30 full price/$1.10 Lunch- reduced/ .40 full price/$1.70 (K-5)
Oscar Winning Behavior System Color-coded/eagle buck/treasure behavior system: Green - excellent behavior all day (earn $1 eagle buck) Yellow - warning (owe $1 eagle buck) Blue - 2 nd warning, letter/phone call to parents (owe $2 eagle bucks) Red - Principal’s office, letter/phone call to parents (owe $5 eagle bucks) All students begin on green at the beginning of each day. A behavior sheet stays in their MOVIE binder and is colored each day to match their behavior for your review. Eagle bucks earned are paid on Fridays. The classroom store is opened the last Friday of the month for Eagle Buck purchases.
S.T.A.R. Binders Students Taking Academic Responsibility <ul><li>- The STAR binder is our way of staying organized at home and at school. It is a 3-ring 1" binder that contains valuable information that is always at our fingertips. Its handy sections provide a quick and easy way to organize notes from school, graded papers, homework, newsletters, lunch money, word wall words, reading logs, schedules, and contact information...to name a few things. </li></ul><ul><li>Students are required to bring their STAR binder to and from school EVERY day. Items placed in the binder (clear protective sleeves) are not to be removed from the binder. We use the STAR binder and its contents in class daily. </li></ul><ul><li>-Only items placed in the section labeled “Papers to Keep at Home” should be removed from the binder. </li></ul>
Homework Homework is given nightly to reinforce skills learned at school. Please expect some type of homework each night except for Wednesdays. Students are expected to read at least 20 minutes nightly and record this in their reading log. Homework is due the next school day unless noted on weekly homework sheet.
Volunteers Your help, support, time and love are always welcome. Please schedule a time to volunteer with Mrs. Hilda George in the front office. Parent conferences will be set-up at specific times to protect instructional time. All visitors must report to front office and obtain a vistor’s pass before entering the classrooms. Volunteer in our Classroom!
Snacks Students should bring a healthy snack each day for our afternoon break time. If you’d like to bring in healthy snacks for the class, please bring in individually wrapped snacks and individual juice boxes or bottled water.
Our School Day ! <ul><li>Our school day is from 7:40-2:50 each day. </li></ul><ul><li>Students cannot be checked out after 2:20 p.m. nor released directly from the classroom. Parents should check in at the front office where office staff will call the classroom to have a student dismissed. </li></ul><ul><li>K-5 Dismissal time is 2:45 p.m. </li></ul><ul><li>6-8 Dismissal time is 2:50 p.m. </li></ul><ul><li>A signed note from a parent must accompany any student who is planning to change their mode of afternoon transportation (switching buses, car rider, different drop off, etc.). This note should be given to the teacher by 9 a.m. who will notify the front office and/or bus driver. Without this signed note, students cannot make a change as to how they will be going home. </li></ul>7:40-2:50
Thank You... I look forward to working with you and your child this year. It is going to be a wonderful year filled with exciting learning activities! for taking the time to attend Open House!