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July 31, 2017

 

Dear Madison Family,

I hope this letter finds you relaxed and enjoying those precious final days of summer.  I want to assure you that we are hard at work preparing for the 2017-2018 school year, ensuring that the many achievements and exciting opportunities available at Madison Elementary are available for ALL students when we start back to school.   Along with some new faces that you will all grow to know, there are a couple changes in store for Madison Elementary this school year that I wanted to share you.  First, Norman Public Schools will be introducing a new visitor check-in system to all schools to better ensure safe-school environments for all students.  Please make sure and check in with our front office to learn more about it.  Also, in an effort to increase safety and improve our efficiency during arrival/dismissal, we will be introducing some new procedures.  Specifically, the bus and car drop-off lanes have been switched, so please take a moment to familiarize yourself with these changes, which are highlighted on the back of this letter as well as online via our school website.

Before August 17th arrives, I wanted to also share with you a couple dates so that you are aware of what’s in store during the busy first couple of weeks of the new school year.

 

        August 15th – Back to School Night; 5:30-7:30pm

        August 17th – First Day of School

        August 29th – PRIDE Night (parent orientation); 5:30-7:00pm

September 1-5th – Labor Day/School Holiday

         September 18-22nd – Book Fair

The 2017-2018 school year is going to be a year full of growth and excitement, and I’m looking forward to sharing in that experience with all of you.  Please know that my door is always open and that I’m looking forward to sharing in your child’s learning as we tackle the new school year.

Sincerely,


Dominic Barone

Madison Elementary – Principal




“NEW” Arrival/Drop Off Reminders:

  1. Remember that many of our students arrive to school on foot - please respect the flow of traffic and adhere to traffic patterns outlined below to ensure safety for all.

  2. All students and visitors will need to enter the building through the main entrance (denoted by the star).

  3. If you need to park, please use the parking lot on the west side of the school and enter the building through the main entrance (denoted by the star).  

  4. After 7:50am – Please park and walk your student into the building through the main entrance (denoted by the star below).

  5. Finally, remember that the side yards along George Ave. are private property and all parked cars will be subject to ticketing/towing.


Dismissal map for Madison Elementary

 

 

Tornado Watch/Warning Procedures

Aviso de Tornado / Procedimientos de Advertencia

 

Cold-Weather Dismissal Procedures for all Car-Riders:

 

 

When the wind-chill is 32° or below we will dismiss all car riders from inside.  Please help us with following the cold-weather procedures outlined below:

 

  • All Pre-K and K will be dismissed at the west end of the parking lot;
  • All 1st-5th at the east end of the parking lot;
  • We ask that all parents stay in your cars to pick up your students;  
  • Please put the yellow name card in your window so it is visible for the person calling student names;  
  • If you typically greet your child as they exit the building, please park and meet them outside the main office doors located near the bus lane;
  • All dismissal doors by the parking lot will be used only for car riders and will be exit only;

 

We appreciate your cooperation with these procedures when weather is a factor to ensure that the dismissal process goes smoothly and quickly.  

 

Again, thank you for your patience and understanding,

 

Madison Faculty/Staff



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Partners in Education

The Partners in Education program is a collaboration between Norman Public Schools and the Norman Chamber of Commerce. The program encourages collaborative efforts between schools, local businesses and organizations to provide programs, materials and volunteers that augment curriculum and enhance student learning. To learn more, visit the Norman Chamber of Commerce's website.

 

Thank you to our Partners in Education!

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