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Back To School Information For September 2017

posted Aug 19, 2017, 6:34 AM by St. Augustine School   [ updated Aug 19, 2017, 6:36 AM ]
First Day of School
The first day of school for SK - Grade 6 students is Tuesday, September 5, 2017 at 9:15 a.m.   
During the summer months, new registrations will be accepted at the Summer Registration Centre located at our School Board office, 570 West Hunt Club Road.
The school office will reopen beginning on Monday, August 28, 2017 at 9:00 a.m. 

Schedule
The schedule for St.  Augustine School will remain the same for 2017 - 2018.

Start time 9:15 a.m.
Lunch time 12:00 -1:00 p.m.
End time 3:45  p.m.

Teachers and their class lists for next year will be posted outside by 9:00 am on the first day of school. The grade level lists will be posted close to the entrance/exit doors for the specific grade. All staff will be outside at 9:00 am to guide students to the correct classroom and welcome students back!

Kindergarten Information
Junior kindergarten students will have visits scheduled on September 5th and 6th. JK parents should have received a letter at the end of June 2017 indicating their child’s interview time and staggered entry date.

Day 1 - Tuesday, September 5th, 2017  Orientation visits for all JK children registered in the Extended Day Program (EDP)​. Children come to school with their parents for their scheduled visit and then go home with parents but return to school the next day. All SK students are in class.

Day 2 – Wednesday, September 6, 2017  The children in EDP return to school today and join in with the SK students. Orientation visits continue with the rest of the families. These children come to school with their parents for their scheduled visit and then go home with their parents and return the next day.

Day 3 – Thursday, September 7, 2017   ALL students, JK and SK students are in class. 

Suggested School Supplies for Kindergarten and Grades 1 to 6
In accordance with Board policy, the school will provide all the necessary basic instructional supplies such as notebooks, pencils, erasers, etc. for all students. Parents may choose to purchase the suggested school supplies. Suggested School Supplies for Kindergarten and Grades 1 to 6

Transportation Information
Transportation eligibility changes from Kindergarten to grade 1. Kindergarten students must meet the distance of 800 meters and grades 1-6 must meet the distance of 1.6 km. Eligibility information is posted on the OSTA website under Policy T18. Parents are advised to go to the OSTA website for all school bus information. The School Bus Stop Finder link​ will be available to parents August 20th to find your child’s bus information for September.

The Annual School Bus Safety Awareness Day​ will be held on Sunday, August 27, 2017. Please visit the OSTA website for more information and to register.

Childcare
For all information and inquiries on the child care in our school please visit our board website at http://www.ocsb.ca/childcare

Epi-Pens and Medication
All epi-pens and medication were returned to families on the last day of school. 
Along with the epi-pens / medication a “Request and Consent for Administration of Medication​” form was also sent home.  This form needs to be updated and completed each year​.
Please have it completed and signed by your family physician and returned with the epipen/ medication on the first day of school.
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