Back-to-School Information for 2016-17
Students’ first day of school is Monday, August 1, 2016
Meet the Teacher Night
This is the night when your child will meet his/her teacher! You can also purchase PTO items, put money in your child’s lunch account, drop off school supplies, etc. There will also be a Community Education table. Please stop by and find out about programs for before/after school time.
- Wednesday, July 27, Elementary Schools: Meet the Teacher Night from 5:30 to 7:00 p.m.
- Thursday, July 28, Middle Schools: Meet the Teacher and Curriculum Night* held at some middle schools from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. *staggered times (check your school’s website)
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All parents should plan to attend their child’s Curriculum Night scheduled during the beginning of the second week of school. This is a brief but informative opportunity for parents to learn what their child will be mastering in math, English language arts, science, and social studies, as well as learn about classroom expectations and school/home communication.
Basic grade level supply lists are now available. We hope that having access to a general supply list now will give you the opportunity to take advantage of upcoming back-to-school sales.
Bus Stops and Routes
School Start/End Times
Middle School and Elementary
| Schools || Start Time || End Time|| Early Release Wed. |
| Middle|| 8:30 a.m. || 3:30 p.m.|| 2:00 p.m.|
| Elementary || 7:45 a.m.|| 2:35 p.m. || 12:35 p.m.|
Preschool: 4 days (M, T, TH, F)
| Preschool || Start Time || End Time |
| Morning|| 8:20 a.m. || 11:20 a.m.|
| Afternoon || 12:20 p.m.|| 3:20 p.m.|
School Lunches -- "Mylunchmoney" is now "MySchoolBucks"
Mylunchmoney.com, where parents had previously paid for school meals, has revised their system. It is now called MySchoolBucks.com
. Electronic notices have been sent to parents who had been using their service of the change so they can connect to the new site. All monetary information is to roll over from Mylunchmoney.com to MySchoolBucks.com
If you have any questions, please contact Kyrene Business Services at 480.541.1350 or Southwest Food Service Excellence at 480.541.1660.
Arizona State law ARS 15-871-874 requires that a complete, up-to-date immunization record be furnished by the parent prior to enrolling a child in school.
Middle School Students 11 years of age and older are required to have one dose of Tdap vaccine if 5 years have passed since their last dose of tetanus/diphtheria containing vaccine. Most children had their last DPT when they were 5 years old, so most 11 year old children will be due for a booster.
Students 11 years of age and older are required to have one dose of Meningococcal vaccine (MV, MCV4, or Menactra).
These immunizations will be due by the first day of school, if your student will be 11 years old by that date.