Purdy schools announce opening schedule

Wednesday, July 30, 2014

New student enrollment begins Aug. 1

Purdy Schools have announced registration and schedule pick-up dates for elementary, middle and high school students.

Students who are new to the district have the opportunity to enroll on Friday from 9-11 a.m. and from 1-2:30 p.m. A parent or legal guardian must be present to enroll their student.

To enroll, students new to the district must bring a copy of their immunizations records; their birth certificate; evidence of residency, such as a utility or rent receipt; name and address of previous school; and a transcript of grades. Parents must also provide personal identification or custodial documentation, if applicable.

New students will not be enrolled on Aug. 12, the first day of school. New student enrollment will resume on Aug. 13 by appointment only.

Purdy schools will welcome students, parents and patrons to the 2014-15 school year at an open house from 5:30-7 p.m. on Aug. 7. Parents and students are encouraged to attend to meet staff members, receive important information regarding the school year and tour the facilities, including newest additions and remodeling.

Information regarding late-start Monday, administrative restructuring and student iPads will be available at open house. Administrators will be available to answer questions regarding these changes.

Middle school students in grades five through eight who scheduled in the spring will be able to pick up schedules on Aug. 7, from 5:30-7 p.m. during the open house.

The high school counselor will be available in her office from 9-11 a.m. and from 1-2:30 p.m. for schedule pick-up on Aug. 4 for grade 12, Aug. 5 for grade 11, and Aug. 6 for grade 10. Students in both the middle school and high school who scheduled classes in the spring will need to bring emergency contact numbers and any updated immunization records. All debts must be paid before schedules may be picked up.

Ninth grade orientation will be held at 6 p.m on Aug. 7 in the cafeteria. Students are urged to attend and must be accompanied by parents. Information about high school programs will be provided. Students will receive their schedules at this time and sign up for lockers. All obligations must be paid before schedules and lockers will be released. Students are asked to bring phone numbers for emergency, home, and work; and any updated immunization records.

The opening day of school for Purdy R-2 School District is scheduled for Aug. 12. Doors will open at 7:30 a.m. Students who do not have a scheduled, after-school activity will need to leave the building by 3:30 p.m.

Buses will be running the same routes as last year.

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