Errington Edition 8/14

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Greetings Roadrunner Families,

 

Our first full week is off to an amazing start. I can’t thank you enough for your support in the drivelane, being punctual to school, and for your positive words on Facebook! Our teachers have worked tirelessly to make school something that is enjoyable, interactive, and individualized.  We are thrilled to announce our updated website www.santancharterschool.com . Please take a look at the amazing resources and we appreciate the grace you give us as we continue to enhance our systems, the pages, and information.   I look forward to seeing everyone at our Fall Clubs Fair at 5:30pm. You can enter through the main lobby and visit the various clubs that will be set up through the downstairs hallway. You will see the club catalog and the registration form to fill out in advance if needed.

September Lunch Menu is READY

Everyone (even returning families) will need to re-register for a new account on the system.  If you are interested in participating in hot lunch for the upcoming school year, please click on the link below. All hot lunches come with a meat, vegetarian, or salad option as well as 2% white milk or water at a cost of $3.75 per day. All August lunch orders MUST be completed by end of day on Monday August 27th.

August’s Lunch Menu is ready at http://secure.santancharterschool.com/

  • All families need to re-register and set up their “family profiles” (kiddo names and Teacher)
    • Preschool – 5th Please Choose child’s teacher
    • Middle School Grades 6th – 7th Please Choose Middle School for teacher
  • The main page has links to the steps involved
  1. Register
  2. Select menu items
  3. Pay

 

Please remember to print your student’s first and last name on clothing, lunch boxes, and water bottles that come to school so misplaced items can be returned to your student. Items with no names are taken to our Lost and Found located across from the Library. Lost and found items left in lost and found are all donated to charitable organizations every Friday after school ends starting Friday August 17th.

 

Please remember all students will walk through the big gates to their designated morning playground. We will have staff to walk students as well as other staff positioned to direct students.

K-1: Montessori Playground

2-4: Main Playground and Field

5-7: Gymnasium

Half Day Kindergarten Pick Up:

Can you believe we dismissed over 50 kindergartners in less than 10 minutes? Please remember to either stay in your car or wait until the teachers have all children out of the building to their bench before getting your student. This allows the teachers to be certain students have been picked up by their designated adult. You are also welcome to park and buckled those seatbelts so that the car line can continue moving forward. We truly appreciate everyone being so punctual, 12:00pm sharp.

Afternoon Pick Up:

Thank you for having your car cards in the front right hand side of your dash. We also appreciate cars that move all the way forward so we can fit in as many cars as possible before students get in. Our teachers are focusing on the safety of getting the correct student into the correct car so please limit discussions with staff and our teachers will be happy to email or call. Arriving at your child’s designated dismissal time helps with the flow of traffic as well.  Lastly, please communicate with your child’s teachers about afternoon pick up. If you have a younger sibling, we usually bring students to the cafeteria to wait for the older sibling to pick up. If your older sibling is playing a sport or you would like to pick your child up at their pick up time let your child’s teacher know so we can have them in the appropriate placement.

Dismissal Times:

½ Kinder – 12:00

(Half Day Kinders in: Belt, Camba, Owings, Norgren)

Kindergarten-1st – 3:00pm

(Full Day Kinders in: Camba, Owings, Norgren and 1st Graders in: Klingert, Reuss, Gregersen)

Montessori Elementary & 2nd Grade – 3:15pm

(Calvey, DeWyke, Al-Marridi, Esposito, Jury, Johnson)

3rd & 4th –  3:25pm

(Kim, Thomas, Winters, Olson, Lewis, Pjura, Taylor, Yocklin)

5th-7th – 3:35pm

*All families with multiples students should arrive at the pick-up time of the oldest sibling*

 

August 16th-30th NWEA Measure of Academic Assessment (MAP) Testing Sessions

 

August 15th– Recker Campus Clubs Night 5:30pm- Front Lobby/Hallway

 

August 16th – Montessori Education Night 5:30pm- Your Child’s Montessori Classroom

We would like to invite you to our first Montessori Education Night in the 2018/19 school year. Our focus will be on the beautiful philosophy and curriculum in the classrooms at San Tan Montessori. Your teachers are excited to share with you what your students will be learning this year and into the future. Child care is available for a small fee and will include dinner for your student. Please Sign up below:    https://www.signupgenius.com/go/4090b48a8ad2aa3fa7-santan

 

August 20thPaper Drive Starts

Our annual beginning of the year PAPER DRIVE is in full effect starting Monday, August 20th. The class with the MOST points will receive a student AND teacher reward for participating. Write your teacher’s name on the paper and send it to the front office. Here is how the points work:

1 Ream of White Copy Paper= 1 point

1 Ream of Color Copy Paper= 2 points

1 Ream of Cardstock = 3 points

 

August 22ndFall Picture Day

Want a way to get in a little early to volunteer? Come and help at Picture Day and receive a sweet thank you in return. Please contact Mrs. Golonka at ggolonka@santancs.com to be a picture day parent helper!

 

August 27th– Fall Clubs Start

 

 

Thank you again for always choosing San Tan as your school

 

 

Sincerely,

Amanda Errington

Principal

San Tan Charter School- Recker Campus

480-222-0811

 

“The function of education is to teach one to think intensively and to think critically. Intelligence plus character – that is the goal of true education.” ~ Martin Luther King, Jr.

 

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