Country Meadows Principal's Message - September 6th

Country Meadows Principal's Message - September 6th

Dear Country Meadows Families,

Our calendar has turned to September and there is so much learning going on in our classrooms! Below are some pictures of learning taking place throughout our school. Information for Country Meadows Clubs will be released next Friday, September 13th in the Principal’s Message. Club descriptions and a sign-up link will be provided. Have a wonderful weekend!


UPDATE *YEARBOOK CONTEST and PTO BLOG*

Say something! Help us celebrate the fact that every person here at Country Meadows counts. Every individual can make a difference. Let us hear your voice!

Submit your drawing on a VERTICAL 8 1⁄2 x 11 inch piece of white paper to the Country Meadows Yearbook Committee. Be sure to include your name and grade.

The deadline has been extended to Friday, September 13th.  All entries will be included somewhere in the yearbook.

Please visit the Country Meadows PTO Blog for a new post! Find out the latest information about the new school year, spirit wear, and upcoming events by clicking below.

Find more information in the COUNTRY MEADOWS PTO BLOG!


NEW *UPDATED APPROVED SNACK LIST*

The District has revised the APPROVED SNACK LIST. This list includes foods that are approved for students' Daily Snacks. 

It also includes foods approved specifically for Special Events such as birthday treats for a class or for PTO class parties.

Find links to the District's Approved Snack List and Approved Snack List FAQs on the homepage of the KCSD96 website and the homepage of each school website.


REPEATING *THOUGHT EXCHANGE PARTNERSHIP - PARENT OPPORTUNITY*

Now seeking parents to fill open positions on our district Thought Exchange Partnership.  If you are looking for a way to get involved, be a voice for Country Meadows, and learn about the wonderful things happening in District 96, please consider joining. If you are interested in this opportunity, email Lubna Andrabi ([email protected]) to express interest by September 16th! Please know that there will be a lottery for open spots. Lubna will contact everyone to let you know if you have been selected! The first meeting is scheduled for September 26th in the evening.

Purpose:

*To share with parents information regarding district goals and initiatives, curricular and instructional innovations, programs and other informational topics.  (i.e. District Goals, MAP & PARCC Results)

*To review school board or school code required topics (i.e. Parent/Student Handbook, Discipline Policy, Grants, Calendar)

*To understand parent perceptions and solicit feedback on school district topics to assist the district in communication and planning.


REPEATING *BAND REGISTRATION*

Dear 5th Grade Parents: 

Band registration is still open for any 5th grader who would like to join. Most students signed up last spring, but whether you are new to the district or just decided you’d like to join, we’d love to have your child play in the band!

Please click this link to visit the band website, learn about the program, and sign up.  And please feel free to email the band teacher Mr. Craw with any questions.


REPEATING *SCHOOL HOURS*

Arrival time is between 8:10am and 8:20am.  The tardy bell rings at 8:25am. A parent/adult must accompany tardy students into the office and sign them in if you arrive after 8:25am.  Do not drop your child off at any door since all doors are locked and secured at this time. Please be aware that while we try to keep clocks on time, they can sometimes run a minute or two fast. If there are no adults outside, please walk your child into the front office.

  • Dismissal: 3:00 p.m.

  • Regular Day:  8:25 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.                                                                                

  • Half Day: 8:25 a.m. – 11:45 a.m.

  • Early Release Day: 8:25 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.


Fondly,

Mrs. Meghan Bird, Principal