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Summer 2018

posted Sep 27, 2015, 1:45 PM by Valdese Elementary School   [ updated Jul 14, 2018, 7:24 PM by Lisa Nichols ]

Happenings for the Summer of 2018!

School Supply Lists for 2018-2019

It's that time again!!
School supply lists can be found on the left side of the website in the box labelled, "Important Documents for Parents".

Mountaineer Summer Reader Program
We will be participating in the Appalachian State University Mountaineer Summer Reader Program.  I forgot to send home the reading logs and I apologize for that!  I have posted the flyer and log on our Valdese Elementary PTO page on Facebook, on ClassDojo, and there will be copies in the school office.  If you would like to print one out, please feel free to do so or stop by the school and pick one up.  Once again, I apologize for not sending that home!

The Mountaineer Summer Reader flyer and reading log can be found in the Documents and Newsletters box on the left side of the website.  I included the log as a pdf and as a word document.

Happy Reading!

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OPT-IN to SchoolMessenger

Want to receive SchoolMessenger text messages? Text the word Yes to 68453. Burke County Public Schools and your child’s school use SchoolMessenger to send notifications. Phone calls and emails are automatic, but to receive texts, you must opt-in. If we have your cell number on file, and you text Yes to 68453, you will receive texts from us.

Arrival and Dismissal Procedures for 2017-2018

***Important Information about Drop-off times for Students:
Student drop-off will begin at 7:30am. If your student is dropped off before 7:30am, you will be charged a fee by our Valdese Before and After School Daycare.

***Information about Morning drop-offs Areas for Students:
Car Riders- Enter drop-off line on Church Street
Students may be dropped off beginning at 7:30am in the car rider line that goes by our picnic shelter.  When you pull in to our school on the Church Street side, the car rider line will need to loop to the right (in the parking lot for the Tiger Gym).  This keeps our traffic from backing up into the road.
Car Riders- Parents Need to Walk in- Enter Parking lot entrance from Church Street
If you park in the parking lot, please use the upper portion of the lot.  Please leave the lower parking spaces for our teachers and staff.  If you park in this lot, you CANNOT let your child walk into the school alone.  You MUST walk your student(s) into the school.  

Please do not use the traffic circle around the playground.  There should be no traffic in the circle during drop off unless you need to use the handicap parking spaces by the gym.  

Under NO circumstances can you drop your child off in our parking lot on Praley Street.  Please help us keep your student safe during morning drop-off times.

Supplemental Insurance Information
Did you know that you can take out supplemental insurance on your students through a partnership between Burke County Public Schools and QBE, Inc.? 
Accident plans and options include 24-hour coverage, at-school coverage, extended dental coverage, and football coverage. 
To enroll, visitwww.k12studentinsurance.com or get the link and more information from our website at www.burke.k12.nc.us
Check out how our Valdese Elementary did on our report card last year!  

Links from Fifth Grade Parent Night


posted Aug 13, 2015, 9:26 AM by Lisa Nichols   [ updated Oct 8, 2017, 1:19 PM by Valdese Elementary School ]

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