The following are quick descriptions of some of our resources and communication tools. Additional details can be found in our handbook and on our Parent Portal page.
A copy of our most current Parent Handbook can be found at the bottom of this page. Alternatively, families can download a PDF version by clicking on this link.
All families are issued a personalized 4-digit door code. You can share this code with your eligible emergency contacts and people authorized to pick up your child from school. Please note children are not allowed to have or use the door code (with the exception of MAP students authorization to use library door and classroom codes). **Temporarily unavailable due to COVID protocols**
Brightwheel is our attendance tracking system that records your child’s arrival and departure times. We also use Brightwheel to quickly access a list of all students in the building for emergency drills and to determine any additional childcare fees.
Please ensure that you (or your appointed adult) checks your child in and out of school every day using Brightwheel. This is a vital safety feature. It also ensures an accurate billing system for childcare fees. All children who are not signed out using Brightwheel will automatically be signed out at 6:00pm and may incur additional childcare charges.
The forms needed on or before the first day of attendance include the application form, enrollment contract, emergency contact and annual medical update form. Additional forms are required and may be submitted after the first day if necessary. All forms are now digitally submitted using SignNow. Please make sure to allow incoming emails from this service, as occasionally, they may be captured by spam filters.
Please consult the office to check on deadlines for form submissions. If you are missing any forms, please contact the school to request a link to the form.
Each family is provided with a password-protected MemberHub account for school and classroom communications. This service provides parents with notifications (forwarded to emails), individual class and school-wide calendars, student birthday lists, online photo albums, and hubs for committees and clubs. Please note the school does not have access to your MemberHub password.
This program provides teachers, families and administration a private and centralized location to share details about each child’s academic and developmental progress (for students enrolled in Children’s House through Middle School). Teachers use Transparent Classroom to record lessons presented, mastering of concepts, and to post photographs of your child’s activities.
Our school community enjoys a variety of events and activities throughout the year. For your convenience, you can view and subscribe to our calendar of events via our website.
We also have a Calendar at a Glance reference for a brief overview of closings, early releases, and main events. Individual classroom events, such as field trips and special activities, will be listed on the calendar of your MemberHub account.
Smart Tuition Billing Portal
You should received a link to enroll in Smart Tuition that provides invoicing services. This portal provides access to invoices and payments received in addition to the ability for parents to download and print statements of their accounts. Parents are strongly encouraged to take advantage of the automatic drafting (ACH) feature in Smart Tuition.
In addition to online newsletters and emails, we also distribute information via parent folders. Folders are distributed every Wednesday (or Tuesday for students with 2-day schedules). Please make sure to pick up your folders each week, then return them to the baskets near the folder cart by Friday for them to be refilled.
For elementary and middle school students who use afternoon carpool, your folders should be brought to you on Wednesdays by your child. **Temporarily unavailable due to COVID protocols**
If you have general questions or requests, please use the email@example.com email. For all billing questions, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Our administration, teachers, and staff strive to answer all emails within two business days. However, during busy times of the year, response times may be slightly longer. Should you not receive a timely answer to an email, please forward your original email to email@example.com.