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Changes to the School Supplies Policy for 2017-2018

Hello Fox Families,

In an effort to simplify the process of purchasing student supplies at the beginning of the school year, we are going to try a new system for 2017-18. We (Fox Elementary) are asking for a donation, with which we will purchase all needed items for your child or children's classroom before the start of next year. This means that you will not need to go out and purchase supplies from a grade-level supply list this summer, or provide items from a supplementary classroom list or individual teacher "wish list" when we start back to school in the Fall. Simply donate $50 per student attending Fox this coming fall, and we will do the rest. 

We are hoping that this will alleviate multiple trips to the store for all of our families and provide the specific materials each teacher and student will need for his or her particular class. Please print the attached form and drop it off at the office or give to your classroom teacher during the first week of school, if you did not already make your donation prior to the end of the previous school year.

If you have any questions please let us know and as always thank you for your support of Fox Elementary.

 

Parent donation form


Mike Pappas-Principal


 

This Week at Fox

Regular school schedule:

  • Kindergarten: 8:25am - 12:30pm

  • Grades 1 - 3: 8:25am - 2:35pm

  • Grades 4 - 5: 8:25am - 3:10pm

This week:

  • Monday, August 21 -- Kindergarten / TK Back to School Night

  • Wednesday, August 23 -- First Day of School

    • Minumum day

      • Grades 1-5: 8:25am - 12:20pm

      • Kintergarden: 8:25am - 12:30pm

  • Thursday, August 24 -- Back to School Night (Grades 1-5)

Upcoming Dates...

GET INVOLVED AT FOX!

Volunteers are essential to keeping Fox Elementary running smoothly.  Can you lend a hand?

 

Yearbook Coordinator(s) – Please contact Anne Strehlow 

Reading Power Committee Member - Please contact Andrea Ganim

Foxtravaganza Producer-in-Training - Please contact Andrea Ganim

Spirit Day Coordinator – Please contact Anne Strehlow 

Tutoring Coordinator – Please contact Anne Strehlow 

 

For details see the "Volunteers Needed" section in the Parents tab.

Do you want to volunteer but don't see what you're looking for? Contact PTA President Anne Strehlow at President@BenFoxPTA.org.

News

7/21/17

Intradistrict Transfer form for the 2017-2018 school year is now available.  See attachment.

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SAVE THE DATE

The first PTA meeting of the school year is set!

Friday, September 8

8:00am

Location to be determined

 

Fox students are welcome to play on the playground before the start of school.  Younger siblings are welcome to join us for the meeting.  All our families are welcome to attend.

Welcome Kindergarten / TK Families!


The Fox PTA is hosting a Meet and Greet for our incoming Kindergarten and TK parents.

 

Friday, August 25

8:25 am

Outside the Kindergarten Classrooms

 

Grab a cup of coffee and snack and get to know your fellow kindergarten parents!

Quick Links

Volunteering at Fox: Getting Started

We are grateful for your interest in volunteering at Fox.  We welcome all parents, grandparents, and guardians into our classrooms and school.  The volunteer clearance process has recently been changed by the school district.

 

Start your volunteer authorization process by completing the School District's required Volunteer Form by clicking on the Formstack link below (STEP ONE). This form indicates to the district your interest in volunteering.  Next, visit the district webpage to determine the level of clearance you are seeking - Clearance Level is determined by the type of volunteer work you will be doing.  Print the required paperwork from the district webpage, and submit the completed forms to the school office.

 

1.)  STEP ONE - Complete District Volunteer Form:

https://brssd.formstack.com/forms/volunteer_form_16_17

 

2.) STEP TWO - Determine Which Level of Clearance you Require (Level I, II, or III)

http://www.brssd.org/volunteer

 

3.) STEP THREE - Print the Forms for the Required Tests (TB, Fingerprinting, and/or Vehicle)

http://www.brssd.org/volunteer

 

4.) STEP FOUR - Complete any Required Tests and Submit Paperwork to the School Office

 

If you would like to read up on the procedures before submitting the District Form, additional information regarding volunteer clearance can be found at both the District's website and here on our Fox website:

http://www.brssd.org/volunteer

https://fox-brssd-ca.schoolloop.com/volunteer_requirement