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Welcome to PALS- Multi-age!
PALSkids
        
We would like to welcome you to another exciting year in PALS. Please read this newsletter to review some of our daily and weekly routines.

 

Snack - Students may bring a simple snack each day; please be aware that we have children with severe nut allergies. It needs to be something that can be easily cleaned up. If your child packs a lunch, please be sure to remind your child what is snack and what is lunch. Sometimes students get confused and eat their lunch for snack.

 

Thursday Folders - Every Thursday, your child will be bringing home a yellow folder. This folder will contain your child’s weekly work, newsletters, and flyers from school. Completed student work will not be sent home daily. Please remove all papers and send this folder back on the next school day.

 

Homework Folders and Agenda Books - Your child will be bringing home both of these items every day even if he/she does not have homework. In the pocket  of his/her homework folder you will find a schedule of his/her weekly “Specials”. These include Art, Music, P.E. and Library. This will help you remember to send your child to school with tennis shoes on P.E. days and will be a reminder on which days your child needs to return library books. Sometimes important papers from the school or county will be placed in your child’s homework folder. If your child has a homework assignment, it will be written in his/her Agenda book.  The school will be open until 4:00p.m on school days, but for safety reasons the doors will be locked and unable to be re-opened after that.

 

*Please place any correspondence for the teacher in your child’s homework folder. Your child will be reminded each day to check for notes in their folder.

 

Lunch - Each student has a six-digit lunch number. This number needs to be memorized; as he/she will use it each time he/she purchases an item in the cafeteria. Second and third grade students will have the same number as last year. The students will be given index cards with their numbers to help them through the line. Your child may purchase lunch, milk or ice cream from the cafeteria. Milk is included in a child’s lunch but can also be purchased even if your child does not purchase a lunch at school. Your child can pay for cafeteria items daily or in advance. Checks that pay for these items should be made out to “County Of Loudoun”. It is suggested that you also write your child’s lunch number and Emerick in the bottom left corner.

 

 

Newsletter- A newsletter will be posted on Emerick’s home page on the last Thursday of each month. This will give you information for the upcoming month. If you would like to have a hard copy of every newsletter, please let your child’s homeroom teacher know. You will be able to find 9-week objectives for each subject area on the school web page as well.

Character Education - For the month of September the trait is responsibility.

Back to School Night - Tuesday, September 9th, beginning at 6:00.  Please remember this is an important time for you to learn about your child's curriculum.  This is an adult only event.

Grandparent's Day - Grandparents are welcome to join their grandchild for lunch on October 3rd, during your child's lunch time.

 

Daily Routines- During homeroom time your child will learn geography, science, and social studies objectives in a multi-age setting. During language arts and math your child will be working with grade level peers.  “Specials” will also be by grade level. Lunch is always with their homeroom class.

Lunch Schedule:     Mrs. Cline - 12:00 - 12:30

                              Mr. Lewis - 12:00 - 12:30

                              Mrs. Larivey - 12:00 - 12:30

 

 

Email- todd.lewis@lcps.org    PALS 2 
            meghan.cline@lcps.org   PALS 1 

            kelly.larivey@lcps.org   PALS 3


You can also access our email through Emerick’s web page. We try to check our emails each morning and at the end of the day. We will reply in a timely manner. Please do not use emails as a way of changing your child’s transportation routine. Those changes should be made through the office or by sending in a note.

  

    Sincerely, 

                                                                   

                                                                Todd Lewis
                                                                Meghan Cline 
                                                                Kelly Larivey   
                                                                     
    

 

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