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Thursday, August 6, 2015

Welcome to the first day of school!  

Our school days start promptly at 8 a.m.  Please be on time so that your child's days get off to a wonderful start.  
Here are some tips for a successful first week:
                Have your student make sure his/her backpack is ready to go and by the door every night before bed.
                Have your student decide on that perfect outfit, breakfast, and lunch the night before so on the first few mornings of school you aren't tripped up with making too many decisions that take the focus off leaving for school or the bus on time.
                If your child takes the bus, encourage him/her to ride it to school on the first days and get to the bus stop five minutes before the scheduled pick up time.  Our parking lot is busy and getting back to bus routines will help alleviate unnecessary traffic woes.

On that note...Parking Lot Etiquette:
                Please be patient because safety for our students is our first priority.
                Please pay attention to administrators, staff and parent volunteers as they help support the safe flow of traffic. 
Last year we were able to get all students in and out in 15 minutes with everyone following these rules. With a little knowledge and planning and a lot of patience and kindness, we can all get through these short moments each day with a smile on our face knowing that everyone wants to do their best to support students exiting and entering Manzanita safely. 

We are excited about the beginning of the 2015/16 school year!  Let's make it a great one!