IMPORTANT INFORMATION                                                        

King Street Elementary School Campus

POLICIES AND PROCEDURES 

VISITORS:

*     In order to maintain safety in our buildings all visitors must sign in and out at the Main Office and wear a visitor badge while in the building.

SCHOOL HOURS:

*     Regular Day – 8:25 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

*     Two Hour Delay – 10:25 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

*     One-Hour Early Release  – 8:25 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

*     Early Dismissal  – 8:25 a.m. – 12:55 p.m.

*     Weather/Emergency Early Dismissal – 8:25 a.m. – 11:50 a.m.

ARRIVALS:

*     Doors open at 8:00 a.m.

*     Instruction begins at 8:25 a.m.

*     Any student arriving after 8:25 a.m. must report to the Main Office accompanied by an adult.  The student will receive a tardy slip.  Parents are to make every effort to have students in school on time.  Late students interrupt lessons in progress.

*     Two hour delayed opening – doors open at 10:00 a.m., instruction begins at 10:25 a.m.

DISMISSAL:

*     Any student remaining after 3:10 p.m. will wait in the Main Office while emergency contacts are called.

*     Whenever there is a change in dismissal plans, the parent/guardian must send a signed note with the student.  The note must include:  Date, Student Name, Teacher Name, instruction for dismissal.  

If you forget to send a note with your child, you may fax a note to:

            KSP: 203-830-6596

            KSI: 203-830-6515

OR e-mail a note to:

            KSP: Mrs. Ceraloni cefala@danbury.k12.ct.us 

            KSI: Mrs. Blaiotta blaiop@danbury.k12.ct.us

OR to your child’s teacher 

OR bring in a note to the office before 12:00 Noon.  

In the case of a true emergency a phone call may be made, but please use this method as a last resort in order to minimize classroom interruption and instructional time.

*     If the student will be picked up by someone other than a parent or guardian, please include the full name of the person and the relation to the student.  Please let this person know that they will be required to show identification when picking up your child.

*     Students leaving early should be picked up no later than 2:45 p.m.

*     If a parent or guardian is at the school for a school or classroom activity and is taking their child after the activity they must sign the student out in the main office.  If there is a sibling in a different grade/class that you would like to take with you, please have the office call the student out of their classroom.  Students should not be pulled out of their classroom by a parent/guardian.

ABSENTEEISM:

*     We care about our students, if your child is going to be absent from school, we ask that you please call the school before 9:00 a.m. at        

            KSP: 203-797-4805

            KSI: 203-797-4760

 and leave a message on the answering machine stating your child’s name, teacher and reason for absence.      

  • Per District procedure - any student in school for less then 1/2 the scheduled school day will be marked absent 
      • 3 hours 15 minutes - full day
      • 2 hours 15 minutes - early dismissal day
      • 2 hours 45 minutes - early release day                   

TRANSPORTATION:

*     If there is a transportation question or problem, please call the bus company at 203-778-0782 OR 203-796-0821.  You can also learn more at their website: http://www.danbury.k12.ct.us/districtinfo/transportation.html 

LOST AND FOUND:

*     Please remember to clearly label all of your children’s jackets, hats, gloves, boots, backpacks, lunch boxes and all other personal items.  This will help to return items misplaced in school or on the bus.

PARENT PICK UP:

*     Students will be dismissed to a designated area of the gym at KSP and from the art room at KSI.  Parents will line up to sign child out.  Child will remain seated until parent has signed out.  We appreciate your patience as we take time to ensure appropriate dismissal of each child.

BIRTHDAY PARTY GUIDELINES:

*     Celebration, including birthdays, will be arranged between the teachers of the specific grade level for each month. Outside food is not permitted into the classroom; see Board of Education Policy.

*     Unfortunately siblings are not permitted to attend, due to liability reasons. 

 

IMPORTANT PHONE NUMBERS:

*     King Street Primary School Telephone:  203-797-4744

*     King Street Intermediate School Telephone:  203-797-4761

*     Attendance Line: KSP 203-797-4805 & KSI – 203-797-4760 (Be sure to call in absences by 9 a.m.)

*     KSI School Fax: (203) 830-6515

*     KSP School Fax: (203) 830-6596

*     Bus Company: Student Transportation of America (STA):  (203) 778-0782

*     School Lunch Program – Sodexo:  (203) 797-4747

o   Website for payment options:  www.mynutrikids.com

*     Extended Learning Program:  (203) 797-4733

 

SCHOOL COMMUNICATION:

*     King Street Campus Website: For Google Calendar and School Events                     http://www.danbury.k12.ct.us/elemweb

*     THE ROAR – King Street Campus Newsletter is filled with information about our classrooms and activities that are planned for our schools.

*    Home School Communication Folder

*     Twitter Account:  #KingStreetTiger

*     E-Mail Addresses:

o   Tina Hislop, Campus Principal:  hislot@danbury.k12.ct.us

o   Gwen Gallagher, Campus Assistant Principal: gallag@danbury.k12.ct.us 

o   Veronica Moriarty, Nurse KSP:  moriav@danbury.k12.ct.us

o  Veronica Casturani, Nurse KSI: castuv@danbury.k12.ct.us 

o   Pat Blaiotta, Secretary KSI:  blaiop@danbury.k12.ct.us

o   Angela Cefaloni, Secretary KSP:  cefala@danbury.k12.ct.us