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Alleghany County Public Schools (ACPS) is committed to providing a safe environment for students, staff and visitors. ACPS collaborates with the Sheriff’s office, State Police as well as emergency responders and together, have developed a comprehensive Safe Schools and Emergency Response plan that serves as a guide to help staff and our public safety partners respond swiftly should a crisis occur in our schools.

Identification required -

All visitors will be required to sign in and show a form of identification upon entering the building.  Visitors going beyond the main office will be required to leave their driver's license or other form of ID until they return to the office to checkout. The parent or guardian's identification will cover minor children. Any visitor without a form of identification will need to be screened by an administrator and accompanied by a staff member to and from their destination. 

Thank you for helping keep our children safe.


WANTED:  Regular Team of Breakfast Volunteers 


Callaghan School is seeking a team of regular volunteers who are willing to commit a short time in the mornings each day to provide assistance to students during breakfast.  Tasks include:

  • Monitoring the breakfast line

  • Helping younger students open juice and milk containers and food packaging

  • Reminding students to clean up and throw away their trash

  • Keeping students aware of time

  • Wiping tables after students have left the cafeteria


Two volunteers per day is ideal; one will be sufficient.  This team of volunteers may provide service on a rotating schedule.  The daily time frame is from approximately 8:10am to 8:45am.  


A school breakfast will be provided for volunteers free of charge on each day of service.


You may express your interest in volunteering by notifying our office.  A brief volunteer training session will be provided by Mr. Craft. Approved volunteers may begin on the first day of school, August 8.  First time volunteers must submit to a mandatory background check and be approved by the Alleghany County School Board per ACPS Volunteer Handbook.  

 

 

 

                      PTO Newsletter August 19-23




Volunteer training sessions this Thursday (August 22) at 9:00AM, 3:30PM and 6:00PM.
Call the school to RSVP for one of these sessions. 
All returning volunteers must also attend one of the sessions as it is an annual requirement. 


Swim lessons EVERY DAY THIS WEEK for all participating third graders.
Remember to bring your swimsuit and towel in a separate bag each day.


Everybody is invited to become a member of Callaghan School’s
Parent Teacher Organization.  There are many opportunities for
service and/or support for Callaghan students and teachers. 
Check out the information attached to our newsletter and return
the completed form with your small, annual payment of dues
($3 individual or $5 per family).  Watch for regular PTO
announcements in this weekly newsletter.




PARENT PORTAL

For parents of returning students, if you have lost or forgotten your child’s login and password to access the parent portal in PowerSchool, just call the office and we will provide you with the information.  For parents of all new students, a letter with login information and one-time registration instructions will come home this week



Aug. 19-23:    3rd Grade Swim Lessons

Aug 22:           Volunteer Training Sessions

                        (9:00am, 3:30pm and 6:00pm)

Sept 2:            Labor Day-No school for students

Sept 3:             School Picture Day

Sept 11:          Interim reports go home

Sept 13:         Early Release for Students





What's Happening at CES



Lunch Menu for Aug 19-26


Day

Breakfast

Lunch

Monday,

Aug 19

Cereal/toast; Mini bagel;

Breakfast Waffles;

Juice and/or fruit

Chicken Salad on Croissant OR Ham & Cheese on bun

VEGGIES:

Steamed broccoli; Pinto beans;

Scalloped potatoes;

Fruit choice

Tuesday,
Aug 20

 

 

 

Cereal/toast; Mini bagel;

Bacon & Egg Biscuit;

Juice and/or fruit

Bacon/Egg/Cheese Omelet OR Hot Dog on bun w/ chili

VEGGIES:

French Fries; Seasoned peas; Carrot sticks w/ low fat dip;

Fruit Choice

Wednesday,
Aug 21

Cereal/toast; Mini bagel;

French Toast Sticks; ;

Juice and/or fruit

Salisbury Steak & gravy w/ roll; OR Jumbo Corn Dog

VEGGIES:

Creamed potatoes w/ gravy

Seasoned spinach;

Fruit Choice

Thursday,

Aug 22

 

 

Cereal/toast; Mini bagel;

Breakfast Pizza;

Juice and/or fruit

Beef taco w/ brown rice

OR Spicy Chicken Patty on bun

VEGGIES:

Seasoned corn;

Romaine lettuce/tomato mix;

Fruit Choice

Friday,

Aug 23

Cereal/toast; Mini bagel;

Mini Pancakes;

Juice and/or fruit

Ham/Turkey Club on Croissant OR Pig in a Blanket

VEGGIES:

Baked potato; Green beans;

Sliced cukes w/ low fat dip;

Fruit choice

Monday,

Aug 26

Cereal/toast; Mini bagel;

Bacon, Egg & Cheese Biscuit;

Juice and/or fruit

Chicken Cheese Wrap OR Cheeseburger on bun

VEGGIES:

Sweet potato fries;

Seasoned lima beans;

Fruit choice




Pictures Added to Photo Gallery:

Trunk or Treat
Down on the Farm- Family Reading Night
Career Fair 2018
Flag Dedication
SRO Appreciation Week
Dome Theater
Mural on CES office wall




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