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Welcome Back...

posted Aug 30, 2013, 3:19 PM by Margie LaPoint   [ updated Sep 9, 2013, 12:32 PM ]
We are excited to start the 13-14 school year!  Please take a moment to read through the helpful information below.    If you have any questions, or we can help you in any way, please contact the front office at 503-825-5800.  


Calendar:  September
  • 3:  Back to school for 6th graders only
  • 4:  Back to school for 7th and 8th graders - all student attend school  (A / B day schedule begins)
    •  Orange Schedule - PRIDE (A Day)
  • 6:  Picture Day - student received packets during registration - more packets are available in the front office or you can order online - see info below
  • 11:  School Board Meeting, Middleton Media Center, 7:00 pm
    • Orange Schedule - PRIDE
  • 18:  Orange Schedule - PRIDE
  • 19:  Back to School Night, 6:00 pm
  • 20:  Early Release @ 1:15 (White Schedule)
  • 27 Bowmen Day - Dress in Bowmen colors - homecoming 

Arrival at School  
Class for all grades begins at 8:00 a.m. and ends at 2:50 p.m. Doors at LRMS open at 7:20 each day.  Once on campus, students are expected to remain at school.

Attendance Procedures
If your student will be absent, please call the attendance line at 503-825-5810 by 8:00 a.m. to leave your name, your student’s name and the reason for the absence.  This is a 24-hour line. Parents of students who are absent each day will be called if the school has not been notified.  

Change In Bus Destination  
Please send a note with your student when there is a change in bus destination.  The address of the alternate destination is required for the safe delivery of your student.

Lunch Accounts
  • Deposits into your student’s account can be made at any time for any amount either online or at school.  
  • Online Payments can now be made online with a valid debit or credit card online.   Payments made after 8:30 a.m. will be reflected the following school day.
  • Please make checks payable to School Nutrition Program (SNP).  Be sure to include your student’s name on the check.  
  • Free and Reduced Lunch Program Forms may be found online or in the school office.  Please call Kelli Gladheim at 503-825-5151 with any questions.

Medication
Oregon law and Oregon Administrative Rules require that all prescription and nonprescription medicine be administered to students by trained school personnel.
  • Parents must complete and sign a Medications Form authorizing school staff to administer any prescription or non-prescription medications. This form is required for all medications, even cough drops! (click here for medication forms).
  • Parents must deliver and pick up all medication.  Medication must be in its original container (pharmacies will issue a transport bottle if requested when having the prescription filled.)
  • Written physician instructions (prescription label) are required for all requests to administer prescription medication.  Instructions must include: name of student, name of medication, dosage, route, frequency of administration and any special instructions.  
  • Bus Information: Please click here for  Laurel Ridge Middle School bus schedules.  If you have any questions please call the Transportation Office at 503-825-5900.

PayForIt Online Payment System
PayForIt is the new online payment system used by Sherwood School District. You will need to create your PayForIt account the first time you use the system.  After that you will have access to all of your students regardless of school.  You can deposit lunch money, pay fees, and buy yearbooks among other things.  There is no fee to use this system. Please use the PayForIt “Contact” tab help in setting up your account.

School Pictures
You should have received a picture packet and order information regarding school pictures on Registration Night.  Students will be having their school pictures taken on Friday, Sept. 6.  Please be sure your student has his/her order form and payment or payment voucher if you prepay online ( www.dorianstudio.com).  The LRMS online reference number is 36821.

Student / Parent Handbooks
The LRMS Student/parent handbook is available online.  Teachers will review the handbooks with their students in class the first week of school. 

Synergy
Sherwood School District has converted from eSIS to Synergy as our student management system.  You will need to create your Synergy ParentVUE account in order to view your student(s) information.  Click here for instructions on creating your account.    If you did not receive your Activation Key (and instructions) on registration night, please contact our registrar, Cheryl Templeton  through email or by calling 503-825-5870.  

Volunteer Background Checks 
All volunteers must complete a Criminal Background Check annually.  Please click here to go to the online background check form.  You will not be allowed to volunteer until you have cleared the background check.  

Please click HERE to sign up for PAC updates and volunteer opportunities.  We value our volunteers and encourage you to find ways to be involved at LRMS.  
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