Stilwell Announcements, January 29, 2015 Day 2
Building Safety- Check-In Procedures
Parents entering the building need to always check in the office first.
Parents Visiting a Classroom or Teacher
Please talk to an administrator to set a time up to meet with a teacher. Those kind of appointments need to be scheduled.
Parking Lot Safety
For the safety of our staff and students please slow down when you enter and exit the Stilwell parking lot.
Dismissal Info: Weather Related
With Iowa’s ever changing weather conditions, please discuss with your child a contingency plan if activities are cancelled or there is early dismissal – please let your child know if they should get on the bus or wait for a parent.
Parents-Important to Note
If your student is going to be leaving early from school, please send a note with your student and they can come into the office at 7:25 a.m. to get a pass to leave when needed. This helps so we do not have to call into a classroom and disrupt learning time. If your student is coming in LATE, we do not answer phones during that time. Please send a note with them.
After School Expectations
As we move into the winter months, it is important to understand that all students MUST be under adult supervision while on Stilwell Campus. So, students have three options after school:
1) After the Bell with work to do until a parent picks them up or the 4 o’clock bus.
2) The Teen Center, student must sign in and out on the days they attend.
3) Head home either by obtaining a ride or walking home.
We can’t have students hanging out in front of the school or in the door ways unsupervised. Students who are congregating nears exits will be escorted to our “After the Bell” program where they will be asked to complete homework or free read. “After the Bell” is a structured study hall supported by two of our staff members and behavior expectations of students are similar to that of study halls during the school day. Thank you in advance for your assistance in providing a safe environment for all students.
After the Bell
The After the Bell programs runs Monday through Thursday in the cafeteria until 4:00 p.m.
Student Council officers and representatives – please wear your Student Council t-shirts on Friday for the yearbook picture. If you did not get your t-shirt at the last meeting, stop by Mrs. Bootsma’s room.
I CARE today !
Students in the 3rd Period Beginner Band class should report to study hall today in the cafeteria. Bring study materials.
February 13th is the last day to order yearbooks!!!!!
Group Pictures in the GYM
- 7th grade Band day 1 group and day 2 group together
- 8th grade Band
- Jazz Cats (Band)
- Jazz Tiger Cubs (Band)
- Orchestra day 1
- Orchestra day 2
This year, the West Des Moines Community Schools will study trends in student enrollment and review the location of school boundaries. The last boundary/enrollment study was completed by the district in 2007.
The boundary committee - made up of parents, staff, administrators and community partners - has been charged with sending a recommendation to the school board for its Dec. 8 meeting. Throughout the process you can stay informed through public forums (dates to be announced), emails, the Informaline, social media and on the district website. CLICK HERE FOR MORE
Please find included a link to a website that gives valuable information about understanding and preventing suicide: http://www.helpguide.org/mental/suicide_prevention.htm#tip2
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