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FIRST DAY OF CLASS-AUGUST 13, 2020
The first day of classes for the 2020-2021 school year was Thursday, August 13, 2020. The school day for all students will begin at 8:05 am and end at 3:20 pm. Breakfast will begin serving at 7:40 am and be dismissed at 8:00 am. Students must be in class by 8:05 am or they will be counted tardy.
STUDENT DROP OFF
Drop off of students will be in between the high school and elementary school buildings. This is a drop off only zone, as buses will also be unloading here, so NO PARKING. Parking will be on the north and south of the school buildings for parents to escort children to the school building. Freehome street is a one-way street, please do not enter from the south. The orange gate will lock at 8:15 am each day and unlock at 3:30pm. Remember that all Pre-K students must be walked to the building to sign in and out each day for their safety. There will be a clipboard at Tracy’s window.
STUDENT PICK UP
During the day all Pre-K through 6th grade students must be checked out and picked up at the elementary office on the east side of the elementary building. All 7th -12th grade needing to leave during the day, must come to the office to be checked out by a parent/guardian and sign out. Students must be picked up at the high school office (west side of high school building). The buses will load in between the high school and elementary buildings starting at 3:20 pm for all bus riders. Elementary students that are to be picked up or walk home must do so at 3:20pm in the school cafeteria. Please use the cafeteria doors on the north side of the elementary building for pick up. Only students that are riding the bus are allowed to be released out the east doors at the end of the day. Teachers will bring remaining students to the cafeteria to walk or be picked up. Thank you for your cooperation in this matter.
Reminder to parents: Immunizations need to have been completed this summer. Your child will not be able to enroll this fall unless their shot record is up-to-date. Please be sure to visit your child’s healthcare office to complete it.
2020-2021 Pre-K Students/New Elementary & JH/HS Students
Children in the Calumet School District who will of age as of September 1, 2020, are eligible to attend Calumet School’s Pre-K program. Pre-enrollment is encouraged. Parents of new students coming into the school district, not already pre-enrolled, need to have proof of residency, an up-to-date shot record, birth certificate and social security number to complete enrollment. PARENT AND/OR GUARDIAN MUST BE PRESENT TO ENROLL THEIR STUDENT.
Enrollment for Returning Elementary JH/HS Students
All elementary students who attended Calumet School last school year will pre-enroll online. Please contact the school if you did not receive a letter or email regarding the information to do so.
Enrollment for all JH/HS Students and new Elementary students
All new and returning junior high/high school students need to enroll online. All new parents/guardians who have new students coming into the school district need to have proof of residency, an up-to-date shot record, birth certificate and social security number. PARENT AND/OR GUARDIAN MUST BE PRESENT TO ENROLL THEIR STUDENT.
Calumet School may need the help of persons to replace our teaching staff when they are ill. Should you be interested in being on the substitute list, please contact Michele at 893-2222. We will need the following info: Employment application, teacher certification (if you qualify) and copy of felony record search. Background check fee of felony records search will be reimbursed if we call you to substitute.
PLEASE MAKE SURE YOUR CHILD IS UP TO DATE WITH
Guide to Immunization Requirements for Oklahoma
Pre-K THROUGH 12TH GRADE
IMPORTANT INFORMATION: FOR 7TH GRADE STUDENTS MUST HAVE TDaP BEFORE SEPTEMBER 1, 2020, OR YOU CHILD MAYBE EXCLUDED FROM SCHOOL, PER OKLAHOMA STATE LAW.
PRE-SCHOOL – PRE-KG
4 TDaP (Diphtheria, Tetanus and Pertussis)
1 MMR (Measles, Mumps, and Rubella)
3 Hepatitis B
2 Hepatitis A
1 Varicella (Chicken Pox) (2nd dose recommended at KG entry) Unless Parent reports history of disease.
KINDERGARTEN THROUGH 6TH GRADE
5 TDaP (Diphtheria, Tetanus, and Pertussis) (UNLESS DOSE 4 AFTER AGE 4)
4 Polio (UNLESS DOSE 3 AFTER AGE 4)
2 MMR (Measles, Mumps, and Rubella)
3 Hepatitis B
2 Hepatitis A
1 Varicella (Chicken Pox) (2nd dose recommended at KG entry) Unless Parent reports history of
7TH – 12 GRADE
5 TDaP & 1 TDaP Booster
3 Hepatitis B
2 Hepatitis A
1 Varicella (2nd dose recommended at KG entry) Unless Parent reports history of disease.
These requirements are established by the State of Oklahoma and are state laws.
No student will be allowed to enroll in school without documentation of the above vaccines. A copy of your child’s immunization record must be brought to the school each time an immunization is given. Your child must stay current with the vaccines or they will be sent home.
Immunizations may be obtained by your private physician or at:
CANADIAN COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT
100 S ROCK ISLAND
EL RENO, OK 73036 405-262-0042 PLEASE CALL FOR DETAILS
MUST BRING YOUR IMMUNIZATION RECORD WITH YOU
Calumet Public Schools
Calumet Public Schools, in its quest to fulfill the goal of providing a full educational opportunity to all in-district children with disabilities from birth through age 21, is asking for your help. If you know of a child with disabilities or suspected disabilities that resides in the Calumet Public School District and is not presently receiving special education services through the school or Sooner Start Early Intervention Program, please pass this information on to the parents.
School programs for children with disabilities ages 3-21 include: Autism, Deaf-Blindness, Deafness or Hearing Impairment, Intellectually Disabled, Multiple Disabilities, Orthopedic Impairments, Other Health Impairments, Emotional Disturbance, Specific Learning Disability, Speech or Language Impairment, Traumatic Brain Injury, Visual Impairment, and Developmental Delays. The disability must adversely affect the child’s educational performance. Included are children living within the Calumet Public School District who attend a private school.
Qualifying children under the age of three years will be served through the Sooner Start Early Intervention Program administered by the State Department of Education. Referrals can be made through Calumet Public Schools.
For additional information contact Rebecca Reasnor, Director of Special Education, Calumet Public Schools, at 405-893-2474.
ANNUAL NOTICE OF FERPA RIGHTS
On July 9, 2013, the Calumet Public School Board of Education adopted a student record policies and procedures policy for the school district. This policy is designed to meet the provisions of the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA). A copy of this policy will be kept in the Superintendent’s office, the Principal’s office, and the Junior high/Senior high Counselor’s office. Copies may be obtained at the Superintendent’s office.
In the course of a child’s education, the Calumet School District will keep records as deemed necessary to provide programs to meet his/her needs and interests. A parent has the right to inspect and review any and all records, files, and data related to his/her child. These records will be available for such review at any time during the regular school day. If you have any concern regarding the accuracy or appropriateness of any information or record maintained by the school, please do not hesitate to inform your child’s principal of that concern.
It is the right of a student’s parents or eligible student to seek to correct parts of the student’s education record which he/she believes to be inaccurate, misleading, or in violation of the student’s rights. This right includes the right to a hearing to present evidence that the record should be changed if the district decides not to alter it according to the parent or eligible student’s request. The procedure for this is part of the student records policies and procedures policy.
It is the intent of the Calumet School District to limit the disclosure of the information contained in a student’s educational records except: (1) by the prior written consent of the student’s parent or the eligible student, (2) as directory information, or (3) under certain limited circumstances, as permitted by FERPA.
The Calumet School District proposes to designate the following personally identifiable information contained in a student’s education record as “directory information”, and it will disclose that information without prior written consent:
1. The student’s name
2. The names of the student’s legal guardian
3. The student’s date of birth
4. The student’s class designation (i.e., first grade, tenth grade etc.)
5. The student’s extra-curricular participation
6. The student’s achievement awards or honors
7. The student’s weight, height, and if a member of an athletic team
8. The student’s photograph
9. The school or school district the student attended before he/she
enrolled in this school district
In case a parent of a student, a student or former student 18 years old, or a citizen of the Calumet School District believes that the district is violating the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA), that person has a right to file a complaint with the U. S. Department of Education. The address is:
The Family Educational Right and Privacy Act Office
U. S. Department of Education
Room 4511, Switzer Building
Washington, D. C. 20202
Phone Number – (202) 732-2058
A translation will be provided for anyone not able to read and understand the policy or for anyone not able to read and understand English.
First Day of School!
HS SB (H)
HS BB (A)
JH SB (H)
HS SB (A)
---Virtual Students Only---
Pickup of packets and food bags at 1pm
HS BB (H)
Blue & Gold Sausage Sales Begins until Sept 4
FFA Canadian Co Livestock Show
BREAKFAST & LUNCH MENU
13. Biscuits, Sausage & Fruit
14. Donuts, Bacon & Fruit
17. Cereal, Yogurt & Fruit
18. Biscuits, Sausage & Fruit
19. Bagel Topper & Fruit
20. Biscuits, Sausage & Fruit
21. Funnel Cake, Bacon & Fruit
24. Breakfast Burrito & Fruit
25. Biscuits, Chicken & Fruit
26. Combo Bar & Fruit
Stuf’d Crust Pep Pizza
27. Biscuits, Sausage & Fruit
Chicken Fried Steak
28. Cinnamon Rolls, Bacon & Fruit
Walking Taco w/ Fixings
31. French Toast Sticks, Ham Patty & Fruit