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Memorial Day Memorial Day
There will be no school on May 27th for observance of Memorial Day.   
kids playing Field Day
Field Day for Forestlawn students will be on May 28th and Knollwood students will have field day on May 29th. Dress comfortably and wear your tennis shoes because there will be a lot of activities and running going on. 
CAUGHT BEING GOOD BICYCLE RAFFLE image CAUGHT BEING GOOD BICYCLE RAFFLE

For the month of May we will be doing something different with our Caught Being Good Tickets. The yellow tickets were replaced with blue and pink tickets. Students earn the blue/pink tickets for doing things above what is expected of them. They put their name on the ticket and deposit it in the drawing box. Each day we have a drawing for some smaller prizes. The daily tickets will be put back into the box for the bicycle drawing that will be held on May 28th during field day. Our awesome PTO donated 2 bicycles for us to give away to 2 of our students.

 
Yearbook Graphic EXTRA YEAR BOOKS
This year we have a few extra 2018/2019 yearbooks for the students that may have forgotten to order theirs. If you would like to order one, please send your $10.00 into the school office.
I only have a limited supply, so don't miss out on getting one!
 
Dinosaurs Discovering Dinosaurs
Miller Nature Perserve, located at 2739 Center Rd., Avon, will once again host a dinosaur display. Travel through time and experience the very first dinosaurs to present day relatives. Test your knowledge of the ages, discover facts, new dinosaurs and see how you "measure up" against the big ones. The display is open daily from 10AM - 5 PM, thru May 27th, cost is $2.00 per person. 
lunch bag Lunch Schedule Changes
We are switching the classes around at lunch/recess. This will allow the students to get to play with their friends that are in other classes.
 
The following is the the new schedule:
Mar 20 - May 30th                                                                   
Eating First Lunch 12:00-12:30                      Eating Second Lunch 12:30-1:00 
Mrs. Massari                                                            Mrs. Varnes
Mrs. Hicks                                                                Mrs. Hoydic  
Mrs. Saladonis                                                        Mrs. Lubertozzi                        
 
parents info PARENT VISITATION AT FORESTLAWN AND KNOLLWOOD
There is a procedure for parents visiting during the school day at Knollwood and Forestlawn this year.  When a parent wants to visit their child's classroom during the day, the parent will have to either call or email the teacher to set up an appointment.  Frequent distractions interrupt the educational process of learning for all the students and it is often hard to get all the students back on the learning track.  Thank you for helping us keep the learning environment a productive one. 
shutterfly Shop Shutterfly and earn money for Forestlawn
Use our link to Shutterfly and 8% of the sales will go to Forestlawn Elementary. Click here for the link. 
winter clothes Lost and Found

The lost and found bins are filling up. Please remind your child to check the bins for any items they may be missing.

 
puzzle District Hiring Classified Substitutes
The district is currently hiring substitute cleaners, kitchen staff, bus drivers, clerical, & monitors. If interested, please email Steve Parker at sparker@sheffieldschools.org. You can complete an application online through the Community link on the district web page.
 
nurse Should I Keep My Child Home?
Is your child not feeling 100% but you're not sure if you should keep them home or not? Please see THIS LINK for more information. 
What's Bugging You? Head Lice 101
 Everything you need to know but hope you never have to know about head lice.  Click on the title to learn more.
 
laptop EARLY LEARNING PORTAL
INFOhio Early Learning Portal is a quality digital resource for early learners ages three through five.
Go to the following link to check it out:
 
volunteers Volunteers

We value your help and support in our schools. In today’s climate we’re sure you understand the need to ensure the safety of our students. If you are volunteering as a classroom helper you do not need to do the following steps. Before volunteering for fieldtrips or other events where you may be in charge of a group of students,  we ask that you complete the following steps:

1.  Come into the school office and let them know you wish to become a school volunteer.  The office will notify the secretary at the Board Office that you will be coming over to get the paperwork needed.

2.  At this time you can go to the Board Office to pick up an official records check form. (You need to use this form, no other form will be accepted.)

3.   Then make an appointment for your background check, both a FBI/BCI.

4 . Once the background check is received, the building Administrator will send a recommendation to Mr. Cook to have the volunteer names placed on the Board Agenda to be approved.

5. Once you are Board approved, you will be able to begin to volunteer.

Thank you for being a very important part of our schools. The students and staff appreciate all that our volunteers do for us.

Please know the Sheffield-Sheffield Lake City School District pays for all of our volunteer background checks.

 
bus Forestlawn Arrival and Dismissal Times-2018/2019

Please keep in mind as the school year begins, there will be procedures to the entry and dismissal at Forestlawn.  The entry bell for all students is at 8:20. If your child is a car rider, please drop your child off at the main doors to enter into school.  No child is allowed to wait outside the doors without a parent or guardian BEFORE 8:20. THERE IS NO WAITING IN THE FOYER AREA OF THE SCHOOL. Students must be in their homerooms and ready to work by 8:35 or they will be counted tardy.

 End of the day dismissal is at 3:20. All bus riders will be dismissed out the back gym doors. Bus riders will leave as soon as their buses arrive. Walkers and bike riders will be dismissed out the East doors of the building. Our crossing guard will be checking tag numbers for any parent that wishes to walk with their child. She will cross students needing to cross Forestlawn Ave. and walk the other students down to Lake Breeze Rd. and cross them.  All car riders will be dismissed out the front doors. THERE IS NO WAITING IN THE FOYER AREA OF THE SCHOOL . All parents will show their numbered key ring to the staff member at the door and they will find the child with the matching number. Please help us make this process be as smooth as possible. If you have forgotten your numbered key ring, we ask that you wait until the end of dismissal to identify your child in the office with ID. Thank you for your continuous support. If you have any questions regarding this procedure, please call the office at 949-4238.

Please remember that Forestlawn Ave. is a one way (Westbound) during morning arrival and afternoon dismissal times. PLEASE NOTE THAT NO CARS ARE TO ENTER THE PARKING LOT DURING ARRIVAL OR DISMISSAL TIMES.
 
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