Back to School Night (For Parents)

Run by: School

Timing: shortly after the first day of school

Needs Volunteers: No

This is a parent only event.  Back to school night starts with words from the principle in the gym.  The principle will talk about any changes for the new school year that parent need to know about.  It is followed by two meet the teacher sessions in your child’s classroom.  There are two in case you have 2 children.  Basically the teacher will give a presentation about how he/she does things, and probably leave time for questions.

Back to School Picnic and Supply Drop Off

Run By: School

Timing: Approximately a week before school starts

Needs Volunteers: No

This event is centered around dropping off school supplies in students’ classroom.  It is a first chance to meet the teacher and usually happens only a day or so after you find out who your child’s teacher will be.  The picnic gives parents and children a chance to socialize and find out who is in who’s class as well as share in the general excitement that school is starting again.