ACS Weekly Newsletter - 08/14/2022

Dear ACS Families,

We had a great start to our first week back at school! If you would like to see some great photos from our first day, go to the Alamance Community School Facebook Page at: https://www.facebook.com/ACSCHARTER/.


KINDERGARTEN FIRST FULL DAY OF SCHOOL

  • All kindergartners will have their first FULL day of school tomorrow, on Monday, August 15 from 8:15 AM - 3:15 PM.

IMPORTANT DATES

  • August 15: First FULL Day for ALL Kindergartners

  • August 22-26: Scholastic Bookfair sponsored by the ACS PTO

  • Tuesday, August 23: 3rd Grade BOG

  • Tuesday, September 20: Fall Individual Pictures

ACS APPAREL - ON SALE NOW! ORDERING DEADLINE is Wednesday, August 17!

UPDATES FROM THE PTO

  • Please see the additional attachments (below) for the PTO’s annual calendar of events plus additional Back to School News and PTO Fundraising Info.

FREE AND REDUCED LUNCH

  • Remember that if you qualify to apply, you need to pick up your application from the school office.

  • Complete the application and return it to the front office for review.

  • Continue providing lunch for your child until you receive a confirmation regarding eligibility and the date your student/s free or reduced lunch will begin.

  • You can either send a packed lunch from home or you can order from MyHotLunchbox (see information below)

  • **Please be mindful that it will take approximately 2 weeks to review and process your application from the time you submit it to the Front Office.**

LUNCH / HOT LUNCH ORDERING

  • Ordering through MyHotLunchBox is now open.

  • Visit ordernow.myhotlunchbox.com to create your account and begin placing orders

  • Our lineup of vendors this year is:

  • Monday - La Fiesta

  • Tuesday - Zaxby's

  • Wednesday - CiCi’s Pizza

  • Thursday - CiCi's Pizza

  • Friday - Smithfields Chicken & BBQ

  • Orders must be placed by 12:00 noon the day before each lunch delivery

CARLINE TIPS

Maybe you have heard that we have a very efficient car line. That is only true when we ALL do our part. Here are some ways you can help:

  • You can begin lining up for the afternoon car line at 2:45 (12:45 on Wednesday) which is 30 minutes prior to 3:15 dismissal. DO NOT arrive before then. Anyone who lines up before that will be asked to leave campus and come back. We need the driveway to be open for safety reasons, emergency vehicles, and early check outs. When you begin lining up, please stop at the cones and leave the far left lane of the driveway open.

  • Students MUST enter the car on the passenger side and drivers and passengers MUST stay in the car. If you need to help them buckle, please park in the parking lot or pull around and park in the field in the front of the building.

  • Unbuckle students as you enter the car line so they are ready to hop out of the car quickly.

  • If you go to ‘overflow’ (just past zone 1), please turn on your hazards so cars behind you know you are stopping and they can go around.

BEFORE & AFTER SCHOOL CARE FOR 22 - 23 SCHOOL YEAR

  • You can find more information on our website at GENESIS ATHLETICS BEFORE & AFTER SCHOOL CARE . and if you have additional questions about the Genesis program, please contact: Evelyn Kreiley at: GenesisathleticsNC@gmail.com

STUDENT HEALTH ACTION PLANS and MEDICATION AUTHORIZATIONS

  • If your student has (or will need) a school Health or Action Plan please make sure to have the plan updated and submit it to the front office.

  • A new plan must be reviewed and authorized by the student’s healthcare provider and submitted to ACS for the 2022-2023 school year.

  • Students requiring medication administration at school, including the use of inhalers and Epi Pens, must also have a Medication Authorization Form completed by their healthcare provider.

  • These completed forms should be submitted to the front office prior to the student needing to receive medication at school.

  • ACS Documents and Forms Page

  • ACS Medication Authorization Form

  • ACS Allergy Action Plan

  • ACS Asthma Action Plan

  • Contact the school office at frontdesk@alamancecommunityschool.net, if you need assistance.

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