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*Students who are in the school building before 7:50 AM and are not in BASE cannot do so without adult supervision.   Also Students who are in the school building after 4pm and are not in an after school activity cannot do so without adult supervision.  This is for the safety of everyone.

*For the safety of all students, all elementary visitors are encouraged to check-in at the elementary office.  Even if you sign-in at another office (MAIN or MS/HS), please come to the ELEMENTARY OFFICE if you plan on visiting the elementary.  We appreciate your help with this process and accountability.  SAFETY FIRST.

*Clarification on the use of electronic devices:  Communication between parents and their children is important.  However, during the school day (8 am-3:30 pm), we ask that all electronic devices be kept in student backpacks and/or in their lockers.  If you need to contact your child during the school day, please contact your child’s teacher or the elementary office. Thank you for your support.

*Thursday, February 14, 2019 – Valentine’s Day

*Friday, February 15, 2019 –  NO SCHOOL – Staff In-Service

*Monday, February 18, 2019- NO SCHOOL – President’s Day

*Wednesday, February 20, 2019 – Conferences 2:30 – 6:00 PM

*Thursday, February 21, 2019 – Early Dismiss at 2:15 PM – Conferences 2:30 – 8:00 PM

*Monday, February 25, 2019 – JK/KG Screening – No School for JK/KG students

*Monday, Feb. 25 – Friday, Mar. 1- Pennies for Patients Week

         Monday – Pennies for Pajamas, Tuesday – Nickels for Neon, Wednesday – Dimes for Dress Up, Thursday – Quarters for Quirky & Friday, Coins for Crazy Hair

*March 4, 2019 – March 8, 2019 – Read Across America

*Thursday, March 14, 2019 – PTO Hot Chocolate Day for students & staff


General Announcements

*School Hours for Monday, Tuesday, Thursday & Friday’s are 8:20 AM – 3:30 PM.

*School Hours for Wednesday’s are 8:20 AM – 2:15 PM.

LUNCH                                           RECESS

JK: 10:50-11:17                            11:20-11:50

K: 10:55-11:22                            11:25-11:50

1: 11:05-11:27                            11:30-12:00

2: 11:08-11:30                            11:33-12:00

LUNCH                                           RECESS

3rd     11:15-11:40                          11:45- 12:15

4th  11:20-11:45                          11:50-12:15

5th  11:25-11:50                          11:55-12:15

We will continue to implement a staggered dismissal time:

M, T, TH, F


3:25-TOWN students

2:10-TOWN students

3:27-BUS students

2:15-BUS students

3:30-BASE students

2:15-BASE students


*For safety reasons, students must wear tennis shoes to play outside on the playground and for PE.  Please dress appropriately according to the weather conditions.

*Sioux Valley Elementary welcomes all parents and visitors.  In order to ensure the safety of our students, all parents who pick up their children will be required to meet them in the foyer or outside. Parents wanting to come in at the end of the school day must sign in at the office.  The security of our school depends on your support. Thank you for your cooperation.

*Parents –  please initial your child’s jackets or sweatshirts as we have a few left on the playground every day.  If they have their names on their items, we can deliver them to the child right away.

*PTO would like to remind parents to save your Brookings Hy-Vee Receipts  and Box Tops for Education.  Students can drop them off by the elementary office door.

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