Field Day

Linford’s annual Field Day is scheduled for Wednesday, May 30th. This year we will be holding Field Day at War Memorial Stadium on the UW campus!!! Since we will be outside, please send your child(ren) with a hat, sunscreen, and a water bottle. K-2 students will participate from 8:30 – 10:00 and 3-5 students will participate from 10:00 – 11:30. Look for more information coming home soon.

WILL YOU BE READY FOR ON-LINE REPORT CARD ACCESS?

Our second semester ends Wednesday, May 30th!   Beginning this year, our schools are moving to on-line report cards. Using our secure PowerSchool system, you will be able to view, save, and print your student’s report cards once they are released. Our next report cards will be available after school on Thursday, May 31, 2018. Using this method of delivery allows us to be more efficient with both our time and taxpayer resources.

Many of you already use PowerSchool for maintaining a student lunch account. If you already do this, you are all set to access our new report card system. If you do not have a PowerSchool account, or if you have forgotten how to access the system, please call Debbie or Vicki at 721-4439 for instructions and information. Only parents/guardians are allowed to create accounts to access the private and confidential information contained in PowerSchool. When you call our office you will be provided with a unique access number and instructions that will allow you to access only your child’s information.

May 31st is coming soon! Give the system a try soon so that you will be ready to access report card information!

Kindergarten Registration

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Calling all families with a child who will be five by September 15, 2018!  We invite you to come to Linford during the week of April 16-20 to register your child for Kindergarten. Once you know you are in Linford’s boundary area, come to the school office between 7:30 am and 3:30 pm with a copy of your child’s birth certificate and a current immunization record.  We can’t wait to meet you!

Text Messaging Service

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You can take advantage of our Text Messaging Serviceschoolmessenger-opt-in111

Our school utilizes the SchoolMessenger system to deliver text messages, straight to your mobile phone with important information about events, school closings, safety alerts and more.

You can participate in this free service* just by sending a text message of “Y” or “Yes” to our school’s short code number, 68453.

You can also opt out of these messages at any time by simply replying to one of our messages with “Stop”.

SchoolMessenger is compliant with the Student Privacy PledgeTM, so you can rest assured that your information is safe and will never be given or sold to anyone.

Information on SMS text messaging and Short Codes:
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MS stands for Short Message Service and is commonly referred to as a “text message”. Most cell phones support this type  of text messaging. Our notification provider, SchoolMessenger, uses a true SMS protocol developed by the telecommunications industry specifically for mass text messaging, referred to as “short code” texting.  This method is fast, secure and highly reliable because it is strictly regulated by the wireless carriers and only allows access to approved providers. If you’ve ever sent a text vote for a TV show to a number like 46999, you have used short code texting.

Attendance Matters

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Common sense tells us that kids who miss school miss opportunities to learn. Some absences are just unavoidable. But, how much is too much? New research tells us that missing an average of just two days a month makes a child much more likely to fail a subject or to not graduate from high school. This research also points out that parents often underestimate the effects of missing school. It’s in everyone’s interest that students are at school the vast majority of the time. Thank you for making attendance a priority at Linford Elementary School. For more information feel welcome to visit the website below.

Important Dates

May 25 – Early Release – Dismiss at 11:35

May 28 – No School – Memorial Day

May 30 – Field Day – Morning

 K-2 – 8:30 – 10:00, 3-5 – 10:00 – 11:30

May 31 – Last Day of School – Dismiss at 11:35

June 8 – Linford Main Office Closed for Summer – 3:30

August 6 – Linford Main Office Open for 2018 – 2019 School Year – 8:00

August 23 – First Day of School – 8:05 – 11:35

 

Please Be Peanut/Nut Aware

It is our goal at Linford Elementary to differentiate our instruction as well as practices to meet the needs of students.  We are sensitive, that is, to the needs of individual students in order to maintain a safe and optimal learning environment.  Currently some of our students have contact allergies to peanuts. These allergies are severe and can result in life threatening situations.  Therefore, we ask that parents consider not sending their students to school with any food items that contains or has been manufactured on equipment with peanuts.  We recognize that it is an inconvenience and appreciate the community effort that you all are willing to extend to assist us our attempts to have a safe environment for all students. If you have any questions or concerns, please do not hesitate to call Mr. Hardesty.

Thank you! 307-721-4439

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