FISD plants back to school events
The 2018-2019 school year is just around the corner for Fredericksburg Independent School District students and parents.
The first day of school for FISD will be on Monday, Aug. 13.
Ahead of the first day, each campus will be hosting various back to school events.
Fredericksburg Primary School is hosting a “Meet the Teacher” and supply drop-off event on Thursday, Aug. 9.
Parents with students in PreK-PPCD PK may visit from 4-5 p.m.; Kindergarten and PPCD KG classes will meet from 5-6 p.m.; and first graders will have the opportunity to meet teachers from 6-7 p.m.
The school is still enrolling students. Parent letters will be mailed on Friday, Aug. 3.
The following criteria is required for enrollment:
•Any child who reaches his/her fourth birthday on or before Sept. 1, 2018, is limited English proficient and/or qualifies for the Free/Reduced Lunch program (based on household income), economically disadvantaged, homeless, active military families, or a child that has been under foster care. Space is available for children with disabilities.
• Kindergarten: Any child who reaches his/her fifth birthday on or before Sept. 1, 2018.
• First Grade: Any child who reaches his/her sixth birthday on or before Sept. 1, 2018.
The child’s immunization records, certified birth certificate, Social Security card, the parent/guardian photo ID and proof of residency (electric bill, water bill or lease agreement) are required.
For additional enrollment information call 997-7421.
Class lists for the upcoming school year will be released on Friday, Aug. 3 after 9 a.m.
Parents may contact the school to find out their child’s classroom by calling 997-9595 or by visiting the school after 9 a.m. on Friday, Aug. 3.
Teacher assignments will not be released if proof of residency is not provided or registration has not been completed.
“Meet the Teacher” will be held on Wednesday, Aug. 8. Parents with students in second and third grades will visit their child’s classroom from 5-6 p.m.
Parents with students in grades four and five will be able to visit their child’s classroom from 6-7 p.m.
A “Meet the Teacher” and supply night will be held from 5-6 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 8.
Parents and children are invited to meet their teachers, drop off school supplies, sign up for TxConnect and school nutrition and ask any questions they may have prior to school starting.
The Stonewall PTO will be hosting a back to school pool party from 6:30-8 p.m. at Yogi Bear RV Park immediately following the meet the teacher event.
Hot dogs will be served and attendees are asked to bring a side dish or dessert to share.
Sixth grade registration and day camp will take place from 8 a.m.-noon on Thursday, Aug. 2.
Registration for returning seventh and eighth graders will be from 3-6 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 2 and from noon-2 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 3.
A campus tour for seventh and eighth grade students will take place at 1 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 3.
If students and parents, guardians are unable to attend any of the scheduled dates, all necessary paperwork should be turned in to the FMS office beginning Monday, Aug. 6.