2018-19 Back to School Checklist

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  • 2018/19 Back to School Check List


    • Electronic Communications:Create or confirm your family’s entry into MySchoolAnywhere the MES digital directory to receive the Digital Dolphin E-Newsletter, invitations & general info.
      • Click here. Invitation Code:  Morningside.
    • Purchase School Supplies: Plan to bring them with you to the July 31, Meet & Greet.  Grade level lists here.
    • Attend Meet & Greet: Tuesday, July 31 (Parent & Student event). Meet teachers and classmates, and drop off school supplies in your new classroom. 
    • Purchase MES Spirit Gear:Buy school spirit T-shirts, including the 2018-19 Spirit & Field Trip t-shirt designed by MES students, tumblers, hats and stickers at July 31, Meet & Greet or on the MES Online Store.
    • Register for Infinite Campus (Parent Portal) & download the Apps (Infinite Campus App & APS Mobile App) for quick access:APS student information; grades, attendance, teacher assignments, bus information, and attendance are posted on Infinite Campus and APS Mobile App. APS will contact you with the information you provide, thus keeping it up to date is important. There is some overlap between the 2 Apps as we are in a transition process. Get your child’s APS student number on their report card or at the MES Main Campus Office to log in. Visit: Helpful hints & links for all three applications above
      • Step 1: Create your Infinite Campus Parent Portal Account here.
      • Step 2: Download the Infinite Campus Parent Portal App. Directions here.
      • Step 3: Download the APS Mobile App. Directions here.
    • School Commute:How does your child get to and from school? Fill out your Transportation Plan received at Meet & Greet or on your student(s) first day.
      • Bus Riders - New riders must fill out the APS New Rider form& submit to MES.
      • Carpoolers - Get your visor tag at the July 31, Meet & Greet.
      • Walkers – Find out which entrances are open and when.
    • Back to School Night: (Parents only event). Visit your child’s classroom, teachers will provide a brief overview of their plans, expectations, curriculum, and procedures for the school year. (Updated: 08/16/18)
      • Tuesday, August 21st: Kindergarten Campus
        • 6:00 - 6:30: Kindergarten Classrooms | Amevo, Schille, Lowe, Snapp & Huff
        • 6:35 - 7:00: PTA Meeting
        • 7:10 - 7:40: Kindergarten Classrooms | Georges, Baxter-Holmes, Williams
        • 7:45 - 8:10: PTA Meeting
      • Thursday, August 23rd: Main Campus
        • 6:00 - 6:45: 1st & 2nd in classrooms
        • 7:00 - 7:30: PTA meeting for all grade levels
        • 7:45 - 8:30: 3rd & 4th in classrooms
        • 7:45 - 8:30: 5th in auditorium
    • Pay Student Fees: Covers costs of administrative & grade level field trips and activities. Pay here. (Will be posted soon)
    • Paying for Lunch & Breakfast: Update/Signup for your MySchoolBucks account and load your child’s account for payment. Sign-up for automatic monthly menus to be emailed to you here.
    • GOTeam, Parent Teacher Association (PTA) & MES Foundation: Visit our How to Get Involved at MES webpage to learn more about the GOTeam, PTA or MES Foundation.
    • MES Community: Visit the MES Community webpage for all things MES and more!