On behalf of the staff of Horace Mann, I would like to welcome all of you to the 2014-2015 school year! It was exciting to see our scholars rested and ready to get started today. No, I haven’t started my new position at our district office and plan to be here for the first few weeks of school until our new principal begins. By now you have received your child’s classroom assignment and track calendar, and attached are some important documents to complete and return to school tomorrow. Blue emergency cards need to be completed entirely on the front and back, including multiple phone numbers to contact home if necessary. In addition to these emergency cards, I need to remind all parents of the following information:
Office Hours: Horace Mann’s Office Hours will be from 7:30-4:00 p.m. Monday through Friday.
School Uniforms: This is a reminder that Horace Mann School is a uniform school. Students should wear school uniform clothing daily. Uniform tops are available for purchase in the school office. Information about our uniform policy is included with this letter.
Student arrival: Students my begin arriving on campus no earlier than 7:30 a.m. Breakfast is served at the lunch tables from 7:30-8:00 a.m. Please do not have students arrive earlier than 7:30 a.m. Use the front or back of the school to drop off students by car. Walking students may enter from the front, in the back by the lunch tables, or from the west side of campus on Northgate. Instruction begins promptly at 8:10 a.m. Please ensure students arrive on time daily.
Student dismissal: Please check the back of the calendar to review dismissal times and pay close attention to Wednesday and minimum day early dismissal times.
Back to School Night: Horace Mann’s Back to School Night will be on the following date:
Back to School Night for Tracks B and C
Thursday, July 17, 5:00-7:00 p.m. (Minimum day)
5:15-PTA Announcements/Staff Introductions
5:30- Classroom Presentations
The entire staff looks forward to a strong partnership with you, our parents to continue a strong academic program and a safe and nurturing environment for every Horace Mann student!