MES New 20202

Dear Manti Elementary Community,
 
I hope each of you had an amazing summer!  School starts Thursday, August 19th!  Please take a few minutes to review the attached documents as they contain important information regarding your child’s schooling.  In addition to these documents, please carefully read the following:
 
New Faces at MES-  We are happy to welcome some new faces to our school!  McKinlee Jensen (3rd grade teacher), Kristen Jorgensen (4th grade teacher), Brontae Sorensen (SPED teacher), Sharee Jensen (Instructional Coach), and Whitney Hill (Elementary School Counselor).  
We have multiple opportunities for part-time classified staff.  Please contact school administration if you are interested in applying for any openings!
Registration is open-  Please complete registration via PowerSchool as soon as you can.  All students, new or returning, need to be registered.  Please contact the office if you need assistance.  
Class assignments-  As in years past, you may find out who your child’s teacher is by logging into PowerSchool.  This should be available on or before Tuesday, August 10th.  
Kindergarten assignments will be determined after Fall Kindergarten testing.  Please contact the school office if you need any assistance logging into PowerSchool.
2021-2022 Schedule Change-  School will start at 8:05 (late bell at 8:10) each day.  School will conclude at 2:35 Monday through Thursday.  On Fridays, school will end at 12:30.  This early out day will be utilized by our teachers for professional development, collaboration, and prep.  Our custodial staff will also utilize this time for cleaning our school.  Our school doors open at 7:45 each morning.
Breakfast/Lunch Information- School breakfast and lunch will once again be free for all students this year.
Free/Reduced Lunch Application-  Even though breakfast and lunch are free this year, please apply for Free/Reduced lunch even if you might not qualify.  The number of applications help ensure our school receives funding from numerous sources that help ensure continuation of multiple programs for our schools.  Please click this link, Lunch Application, for instructions on how to complete this application. 
School Breakfast-  Breakfast will start Friday, August 20. Breakfast will be served from 7:45am - 8:00am each day.
Appointments- Please contact the school office for any appointments with school officials.  Walk-ins will be asked to schedule an appointment.  Paying lunch, registration, picking up students, dropping off lunches, etc. do not require an appointment. 
Summer Bridges Pool Party- The Summer Bridges/Summer Reading Challenge Pool Party will be Wednesday, August 25th.  
Review Student Policies- Please review student policies by clicking on this link: Student Policies: South Sanpete School District 
Other School Information- Please refer to following links or district website, ( https://www.ssanpete.org), for COVID and other information.

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If you have any questions or concerns, please feel free to contact the school at (435) 835-2271.  
 
Thank you for all you do,
 
Mr. Ipson
 
 

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