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November 29 thru December 2, 2021 -  Holiday Shop 

December 10, 2021 - Family Paint Night - 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

December 23 thru December 31, 2021 - Winter Recess
   

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Picking your child up from school
If you are picking your child up from school for any reason you will need to show your ID.
 
Clearances




Follow the directions on this flyer when applying for your volunteer clearances. Click the link below to get started.
 
Weather Chart





Please be advised that this weather protocol chart has been approved by central office as it pertains to the cold weather and and windchill. 

As always, any student with a medical needs will be monitored.

Temperature/Windchill of 25 degrees or higher will result in full outdoor recess (30 minutes.)
Temperature/Windchill between 20-24 degrees will resort in modified outdoor recess(15 minutes inside & 15 minutes outside)
Temperature/Windchill below 20 degrees will result in full indoor recess (30 minutes)
The standards are based on recommendations from the Child Care Weather Watch standards viewable above.

 
ATTENDANCE


Please open this link Link to view Pennsbury's attendance policy. The policy will explain what to do if you child needs to be absent. This policy has been revised so please read it carefully. If you child is going to be absent please send an email to: [email protected] org and copy your child's teacher on the email.


 
Drama club

The link below is for our 4th and 5th grade Drama Club

 
Health and Safety Plan 2021-2022

Makefield’s Health & Safety Opening of School Plan for 2021-22

Superintendent’s Full Health & Safety Presentation 

*As of 8/23/2021 (updating if any changes in recommendation are made by district office)

Topic

Current Plan for a 5-Day Week

Screenings

Daily RUVNA health screenings for all students and staff.

Ventilation

Use of ventilation and air purification systems in all classrooms.

Movement

Use of controlled movement through hallways and stairwells.  

Handwashing

Continued emphasis on handwashing and respiratory etiquette.

Seating Charts

Seating charts for all classrooms for contact tracing.

Contact Tracing

Contact tracing protocols with isolation and quarantine.  Specifics are being determined. 

Cleaning

Continued use of cleaning, sanitizing, and disinfecting protocols.

Reporting

Reporting positive cases and close contacts to our school nurse.

Masking - Inside

Masks are required for all students, staff and visitors inside the school building.  If students do not come to school with a mask, one will be provided for them by the school. Medical and/or disability exemptions will be reviewed for compliance with IDEA.  Decision-Making Matrix will be utilized to guide masking recommendation (slide 6 of Superintendent’s H&S presentation above).

Masking - Outdoors

Masks are optional for all students, staff and visitors when outside (includes recess).

Masking - Transportation

Masks are required for students and staff on all school-designated transportation vehicles.

School Volunteers

Must have current and approved clearances.  Masking is required in the school building.

Spacing

Goal of 3-feet spacing when possible.  This will not be possible in all classroom spaces. 

Homerooms - Floor Plans

Classroom set up will allow for the use of desk groups and table groups. 

Homerooms - SG Instruction

Classrooms will make use of small group instruction table spaces within the homerooms.

Rugs

Large classroom area rugs have been removed from all classrooms.

Birthday Treats

Due to allergy and other concerns, students and staff are not permitted to bring in or distribute birthday treats.

Lunches

During the first week of school I will determine the best seating arrangement for lunch for each grade level and will consider both classroom and cafetorium spacing.  Students will re-mask once they have finished eating. We will continue with our outdoor lunches in the Learning Garden weather permitting. Hoping to secure additional tents to create more eating areas outside. Grade level specific lunch information will be communicated to families by mid week.

Recess

Recess will take place with all homerooms playing together within the designated playground areas. 

Arrival

Doors will open at 8:40 AM.  Student drop off is in the back of the building until 9:00. After 9:00 the back door will be locked and students need to be signed in in the main office.

Dismissal

Dismissal will follow a more traditional plan with the exception that students taking school transportation must wear masks.  This plan will include walkers/car riders being dismissed as a single group to the fire drill line area with waiting staff.   Bus riders will be dismissed as the buses arrive and will be dismissed one grade level at a time.

 
Bus Safety

 Click the link below to see an important video on bus safety for students who are returning to the school building.

 
LINK FOR SCHOOL MENUS
Here is the link for school menus.  

Click the link below for important information on school lunches

 
PTO WEBSITE


Please refer to this link for your PTO info! Mark it as a favorite! 
 
 
ON LINE REGISTRATION


  The registration link can be found here: https://www.pennsburysd.org/2021-2022Kindergarten1stRegistration.aspx 


 
HOME ACCESS CENTER LINK & INSTRUCTION
Click here for information regarding the Home Access Center

http://www.pennsburysd.org/HomeAccessCenter1.aspx

  
 
Makefield Elementary
1939 Makefield Road
Yardley, PA 19067-3137
Telephone: 215-321-2420
Mission Statement
Recognizing our proud traditions and diverse community,
the Pennsbury School District prepares all students to become creative,
ethical, and critical thinkers for lifelong success in a global society.
national district of character
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