WILSON ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
2894 N. BELLE STREET SAN BERNARDINO CA 92404 909881-8253
Welcome to a new school year 2014-2015. Our goal as a school staff is to provide the best education possible for your child. You can help us in several ways.
1. ArrivalTime: School hours for students in grades 1-5 8:50 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
-- A.M.Kindergartenhours 8:50a.m.- 12:10p.m.
-- P.M.Kindergartenhours 12:10a.m. - 3:30p.m.
2. School Breakfast is served from 8:30 to 8:50 a.m.
-- No students should be on campus earlier than 8:15, as there is no adult supervision available until that time. Students who have breakfast at home should not arrive on campus until 8:40. P.M. Kindergarten students should arrive for lunch at 11:50 a.m.
3. On Time: Be sure your children get to bed early, allowing them to arrive at school rested and on time.
4. Absences: Children are expected to be in school each school day. If they have a fever, upset stomach, or a contagious sickness, they should remain at home. Absences due to non-illness will cause your child to lose valuable learning time. On the day of your child is absence, call the school office at
(909) 881-8253. If you fail to call the school, send a note the next day explaining the reason for the absence.
5. Discipline: Our Code of Behavior is provided. Review it with your child. The cornerstone of our Code
of Behavior is that every student has the right to an education in a safe and orderly environment.
6. Student Progress: Parents are advised of student's progress during parent conference time. You are
encouraged to make an appointment anytime to discuss important matters with your child's teacher.
7. Parent Participation: You are encouraged to volunteer in the classrooms and help with other school
activities. A parent volunteer application must be on file. All volunteers are required to check in/out in
8. Food Service: Student meals include breakfast for $.75, lunch for $1.25, milk for $.25 and ice cream for $.35. You will need to complete a new lunch application every year. Student lunch computer numbers will be the same as the last school year.
9. Sexual Harassment: Students and staff are provided a place to work and learn free from sexual
harassment. Therefore, any harassment or discrimination of any kind will not be tolerated. The
Uniform Complaint Policy will apply to any complaints regarding these issues.
10. School Materials and Library Books: Students are permitted to check out books from the library and are assigned textbooks in the classroom. The student and/or parents must pay for loss of or destruction of any of these books or other school materials. All records are held until all payments are made.
11. Student messages: The school office will not be responsible for relaying phone messages to students during the school hours 8:50-3:30 p.m. Phone calls made to the classrooms disrupts the instructional day. Parents, please remember to give all messages to your childlren before sending them to school.
12. Early Release time: Unless it is an extreme emergency, NO student will be released early, from 3:15 until the bell rings at 3:30 p.m.
GENERAL SCHOOL RULES
Obey all directions of school personnel.
Keep hands, feet and objects to yourself.
Use school property correctly.
Use appropriate language.
Walk quietly from one classroom to another.
Students will not run, play games, or ride their bicycles in halls.
Students play on the playground, not between the buildings or in hallways.
Swinging, climbing, or ducking-through the hand railings is not permitted.
1. Students will line up in the room. The teacher or aide will walk them quietly and orderly, in single file,
to the lunch line.
2. After receiving their food, students will walk to their designated eating area.
3. Students may pre-pay for breakfast and lunch after 8:30 a.m. and before class begins.
4. Students will conduct themselves properly. Food and papers will be picked up by that student.
5. Students will empty their trays and walk to the playground area.
1. Students must obey bus driver directions at all times and all rules for their own protection.
2. Misbehavior of students will be referred by the bus driver in written form to the Transportation office,
the school and parents will be notified.
3. A student's misbehavior on the bus can cause him/her to be subject to disciplinary action, including
possible loss of the privilege of bus transportation.
Students arriving at school late after 9:00 a.m. must report to the office for a tardy slip.
Students should NEVER leave school before the dismissal time without a permit from the office. Students are
not to leave the grounds during the school day for any reason without permission.
Written requests from parents or guardians are required for early dismissal. Remember, no student will be released from class after 3:15until the bell rings at 3:30 p.m.
If a student becomes ill, he/she cannot be sent home unless the parent or a responsible adult named by the parent on the Health Emergency Card can be contacted. Please remember to keep current information on the white emergency card.
A Physician's Recommendations For Medication form must be filled out by the prescribing physician, along with the signature of parent/guardian if your student needs to take medications during school hours. These forms must be returned to school before the student is allowed to take medication at school. These forms may be obtained from the school office. Medications must be left in the Health Office.
Skateboards, skate shoes and scooters are prohibited at school due to safety reasons. We are concerned for your safety and the safety of others. DO NOT BRING your skateboard, skate shoes and/or scooters to school and have the risk of having it taken away.
Visitors and Volunteers
Parents/guardians are always welcome to visit or volunteer on the campus. We do ask that you check in at the office before entering any classroom.
Wilson School students are proud oftheir school and want it to be well cared for. The appearance of our school and the way it is kept has a great deal to do with the reputation of our school. It is the responsibility of each student to help keep the campus clean.
Care of School Property
Students are responsible for the proper care of all books, supplies, and furniture supplied by the school. If a student damages or destroys school property, his/her parents will be required to pay for the damage or replace the item.
1. Parents are to call the office at (909) 881-8253 or send a note with the child to report all absences and tardies.
2. Any notes regarding absences should be presented to the teacher the day the student returns to school.
The note should contain the date of the absence, reason for the absence, and be signed by the parent or guardian.
Types of Absences
1. Excused Absence- Absences for proper causes are listed in the State Education Code. . .for example,
illness, medical appointments, or death in the immediate family.
2. Unexcused Absence-Absences, which occur with the knowledge and approval of parents or
guardians but is not acceptable under State Law.
3. Truancy- Absence, which is an intentional and planned violation of State attendance laws.
4. Tardies-A tardy occurs when a student arrives late to school or any class.
Work missed during an absence must be made up within a reasonable time after you are absent. Ask your teacher for make up work.
Once a student arrives on campus, he/she cannot leave the campus unless he or she is signed out by a parent or guardian. A student leaving campus without permission will be considered truant and disciplinary action will be taken.
Provisions are made to safeguard bicycles, but the school assumes no responsibility for them. Owners of bicycles must provide individual locks for their bicycles. Bicycles must be left in the bike rack area.
Bicycle riding on the campus is prohibited. You must walk your bike on campus and to the bike rack area. You must be in grades 4 thru 5 in order to ride your bike to school. The school is not responsible for lost or stolen bikes. Remember, the law requires the use of a bike helmet.
Student dress code and appearance are important and contribute to your child's success at school. Students are expected to be neat and clean in their dress and to wear clothing that will not interfere with the instructional process. Clothing that seems a threat to safety, disrupts the campus order, or causes fear is not allowed.
WILSON ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
2894N. BELE STREET SAN BERNARDINO CA 92404 909881-8253
2010-2011 Packet Content and
Included in this packet is important information for you and forms you will need to complete and return to school. Your promptness will help us get the school year off to a good start.
1. Read carefully the welcome to school letter and the Wilson Code of Behavior with your child. Please
take some time to discuss the content of these materials with your child.
2. You and your child need to sign the return slips indicating your have received the Code of Behavior.
This is part of the students' due process rights.
3. Complete and return the emergency card.* We must have a phone number where we can reach you or your designated contact in the event of an emergency. A CURRENT EMERGENCY CARD IS
REQUIRED FOR YOUR CHILD'S SAFETY.
4. Review and make changes to the pre-printed Student Data Informationform.
5. Complete and return a school lunch application - requiredfor all students.
6. Review, sign and return the School- Parent Compact*
7. Review, sign and return the Internet Access Agreement *
8. Review, sign and return the General Release*
9. Review, sign and return the Student Insurance Letter *
10. Review, sign and return the Survey Form *
Included in the packet is a year round calendar for this year. Please note that all minimum days and conference days are listed on the calendar. Minimum and Conference day release time is 1:05 p.m., for grades 1-5.
The school does not provide students with insurance for injuries. A letter detailing a low-cost-student-injury policy for parents to purchase is attached.
Even if you have a free and reduced lunch application on file, you must complete a new one for the new school year. Student lunch computer numbers will remain the same.
Please Remember: All visitors and volunteers must stop in the office first, sign in-out, and wear a visitor's pass while on campus.
WILSON ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
2894 N. BELLE STREET SAN BERNARDINO CA 909 881-8253
-- The Student Code of Behavior at Wilson is designed to ensure that all students have the opportunity to learn in a safe and orderly environment.
Please take some time to read and discuss this guide with your child. When students and parents are familiar with the Code of Behavior, each student is more likely to follow its rules.