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News from Flat Shoals Elementary

Flat Shoals Announcements


Virtual Yearbook
Submit your picture today!


Click here to submit a picture of your scholar for the yearbook.

**You will need to login to your child's account to complete the form.  If you have trouble doing this, please feel free to email a picture to betheredge@rockdale.k12.ga.us.  Make sure to include your child's name and homeroom teacher. 



Summer School Enrichment

Click here to sign up for summer enrichment at Flat Shoals.

Rising 1st Graders - Rising 5th Graders
Monday - Thursday, 8:30 - 11:30 AM
June 14 - July 1, 2021



Title I Revision Meeting

We Encourage and Value Your Input!

Tuesday, May 11th, 2021

6:30pm – 7:30pm

Click here to join the meeting - COMING SOON!

 

We believe your involvement with your child’s education is essential to their academic and future success. You are invited to help us revise our school’s Parent and Family Engagement Plan, School-Parent Compact, Schoolwide Plan CNA, and the District Parent and Family Engagement Policy.



graphic of students on red carpet holding awards and text: End of Year Awards and Celebrations
Virtual Awards 

 
Pre-K - Monday, May 17th @ 5:30 pm

Kindergarten - Monday, May 17th @ 6:00 pm 

First Grade - Tuesday, May 18th @ 6:00 pm

Second Grade - Wednesday, May 19th @ 6:00 pm

Third Grade - Thursday, May 20th @ 6:00 pm


Fourth Grade - Tuesday, May 25th @ 6:00 pm

Fifth Grade - Wednesday, May 26th @ 6:00 pm


** Parents and Guardians will be invited via itsLearning and Remind **



Drive-Through Celebrations 
 
All grade levels will host a Drive Through event providing scholars with certificates and an end-of-year gift of a Literacy Backpack!

May 26th - Bus Lane 2:30 - 3:30 pm
Pre-K & Kindergarten

May 27th - Bus Lane 2:30 - 3:30 pm
2nd, 3rd, & 4th Grades

June 1st - Bus Lane 10:00 - 11:00 am
1st Grade
*First graders will be turning in iPads at this time

June 1st - Bus Lane 1:00 - 2:00 pm
5th Grade
*Fifth graders will be returning in laptops at this time



Device Collection (1st and 5th only!)
 
We will be checking in devices for first and fifth grade students on June 1st during the drive-through celebration events.  All other grade level students will keep their device over the summer unless moving to another school.

Important Information:
As you enter the bus lane, you will be provided a clipboard and form to check-in your scholar's device.
You should be returning the device (ipad or laptop), charger, and bag.
Fee for missing charger - $10, missing bag - $10
Cash only, Exact Change



PTA Officers

graphic of banner saying Thank You and text: 2020-2021 PTA Officers LaToya Byrd, Monique Morrison, Monica Richey, Karen Scott, Tonya Felix
graphic of yellow frame saying Congrats with confetti and text: 2021-2022 PTA Officers President LaToya Byrd, VP DaNasia Barton, Secretary Shira Reis, Treasurer Mary Lewellen


Memorial Middle School
Rising 6th Graders Events

Virtual Information Session
May 4th 5:00pm

In-Person Camp
June 14th 9:00am - 1:00pm

Click here for event flyer

 


Click here to see what students have been doing in art!

Graphic of bulletin board and art work.  Text: FSE Virtual Bulletin Board Art Room Edition



School Information

Flat Shoals Elementary will be open to the public, with the required health and safety protocols in place. Our school office hours this week are 7:30 am –3:30 pm. Monday through Thursday. Parents and guardians are accepted in the building by APPOINTMENT ONLY. Please note, when you are visiting the school, you will be encouraged to follow the guidelines and directions posted for safe social distance practices. All visitors must wear a mask or face covering while inside the school. We appreciate your support as we protect each other's health and safety. 

 

Our school doors are open each morning, Monday through Thursday at 7:05 am. Please note, your child will be counted as tardy if they arrive after 7:35 am. Dismissal begins at 2:10 pm.

Please note, transportation changes must be submitted before 1:00 pm. Transportation changes will only be accepted with a written note, with the date, and signed by the parent or guardian, or you may send a message to Assistant Principal Johnson with the required information along with a picture ID. Assistant Principal Johnson’s email is sjohnson1@rockdale.k12.ga.us.
 

There will be no student check-outs after 1:30 pm. Parents and Guardians are requested to wait in the parking lot, until we dismiss all students. 

 

Thank you!

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Digital Citizenship
It is important that we teach all of our young scholars that having a laptop or using the iPads comes with great responsibility. Part of that responsibility is being a good Digital Citizen.  

Each month we focus on one part of what being a good Digital Citizen means.

April Focus -Cyberbullying & Digital Drama
PK-1
Pause and Think Online
2-3
The Power of Words
4
Super Digital Citizen
5
What's Cyberbullying?

Digital Citizenship Lessons 

For more information please go to Common Sense Media as your primary source for information.

Click for Parent Technology Support

Click here to make a Tech Support Appointment at FSE!

Dynamic Learning

The mission of Flat Shoals Elementary, a dynamic learning community, is to ensure that students achieve their highest potential as life-long learners and aspire to be productive members of our global society through: a partnership of students, teachers, families, and community; an engaging curriculum; enrichment activities; embracing individuality