Volume 4 Issue 2 July 29, 2021

Updated: Aug 10



Whoever dwells in the shelter of the Most High will rest in the shadow of the Almighty. I will say of the Lord, “He is my refuge and my fortress, my God, in whom I trust.”


Psalm 91:1-2



From the Desk of Dr. Tucker


Dear Parents,

The SCS faculty are so excited the 2021-2022 school year is almost here. We have hired some amazing teachers and staff, and we can’t wait for you to meet them. Look for their introduction on social media over the next two weeks; then meet them in person at Orientation August 13.

Many have asked about masks and COVID protocols because of the change in CDC guidelines this week. Gov. Abbott has not changed nor have we. Any teacher or student may wear a mask, but it will not be mandated. We will be diligent and vigilant regarding hygiene and cold symptoms. Students will wash hands and sanitize often. Equipment will not be shared, or it will be sanitized between usage. Please do not send your child to school with a runny nose or coughing unless you have a doctor’s note that it is allergies. Otherwise, you will be asked to come collect them from school. While not mandating masks, we will continue to be wise with implementing practical elements to keep everyone healthy. In praying about the year, I am praying Psalm 91 over the school. Please take time to read the entire chapter and pray The Lord’s protection over SCS. I have a Jesus Version of the Bible which I love. From that version, Ps. 91: 1-7: Those who live in the shelter of the Most High Will find rest in the shadow of the Almighty. This I declare about the Lord: He alone is my refuge, my place of safety; He is my God, and I trust Him. For He will rescue you from every trap and protect you from deadly disease. He will cover you with his feathers. He will shelter you with His wings. His faithful promises are your armor and protection. Do not be afraid of the terrors of the night, Nor the arrow that flies in the day. Do not dread the disease that stalks in darkness, Nor the disaster that strikes at midday. Though a thousand fall at your side, Though ten thousand are dying around you, these evils will not touch you. I look forward to seeing everyone soon!

Blessings, Traci Tucker


UPCOMING EVENTS

OFFICE HOURS

Our last week of summer hours is next week. We will be open on Tuesday, August 3rd through Thursday, August 5th from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.


The office will be closed on Monday, August 9th and Tuesday, August 10th for staff training. We will be open from 9:00 am to 3:00 pm on Wednesday, August 11th through Friday, August 13th and Monday, August 16th and Tuesday, August 17th.


The office will be open for normal operating hours on all school days from 7:45 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. beginning Wednesday, August 18th.



ORIENTATION

Friday, August 13th

9:00 a.m. through 12:00 p.m.


Orientation is the day that you will pick up your carpool tags, sign up to volunteer, meet your child(ren)'s teacher(s), and more. Students are encouraged to come to meet their teacher and see their classroom. Please remember that this is not a time to have a conference with the teacher about your child; if you need to have a conference with your child's teacher, please contact her at a later time to make an appointment.


Listed below is the schedule for orientation. Please be sure to come only at your assigned time so that we can limit the number of people in the building at a time.


Last names beginning with:

A-E 9:00 a.m.

F-J 9:30 a.m.

K-O 10:00 a.m.

P-S 10:30 a.m.

T-Z 11:00 a.m.




FIRST DAY OF SCHOOL

Classes begin on Wednesday, August 18th! If your 3K student is attending our Tuesday/Thursday program, your first day of class will be Thursday, August 19th.


Please note the following start times:


Preschool

Morning drop off: 7:45 to 8:00

Classes start: 8:00

Half day pickup: 11:30 to 11:45

Afternoon pickup: 3:15 to 3:30


Kindergarten through 6th grades

Morning drop off: 7:45 to 8:15

Classes start: 8:15

Half day pick up (kindergarten only at north doors): 11:30 to 11:45

Afternoon pickup: 3:25 to 3:45


BEFORE SCHOOL STARTS


AFTER SCHOOL CARE


Scofield offers After School Care (ASC) for our students needing care from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m.


Please click here to view pricing and registration instructions.


We will also be offering drop-in service for those that need occasional care. You will need to let the office know in advance when you will need drop-in care.


MEDICATION POLICIES AND PROCEDURES


If you need to have medication for your child(ren) kept at school, please look at the following documents regarding medication protocols.


Medication Information Letter

Medication Release Form


HOT LUNCH


Hot lunch menus will open the first week of August.


Click here for instructions on how to open an account. For those opening a new account, the school code is SCSDallas


Returning families will need to update their child's grade and homeroom once classroom assignments have been made.


2021-2022 CALENDAR


Be sure to mark your calendars for important dates for the 2021-2022 school year!


Please click here to view and print the calendar for the 2021-2022 school year.


2021-2022 SCHOOL SUPPLIES


Tuition and Fees for the 2021-2022 now includes school supplies! All school supplies will be waiting for your child when he/she arrives for the first day of school.


All students will need a backpack big enough to fit a folder/binder. Students in kindergarten through 6th grades will need an NIV Bible and a large shirt to wear over their uniforms for art class.


ART NEWS - WE NEED YOUR VASES


Do you have a flower vase that you don't need? Instead of throwing it away or donating it to Goodwill, please bring your glass vase to the school office. We would like to consider it for a school project! There are no requirements on size, shape, or color. We just ask that there are no chips or cracks. Thank you!


PTF ANNOUNCEMENTS


PTF 2021-2022

Want to get more involved? PTF needs you! contact Susan Fairchild to get more information.

WE NEED YOUR OLD SCS SPIRIT WEAR

We are working on a t-shirt quilt for our 60th Birthday celebration, and we need your old SCS t-shirts. Please spread the word to any alumni families that you know. Please drop off SCS t-shirts that you don't want anymore at the SCS office or contact Carrie Satterfield to arrange for pick up. (You will not get them back, so only donate if you truly do not want them returned).

SPIRIT SHOP


The SCS Spirit Store is open! This is where you can buy your Scofield gear for Spirit Fridays! Want to celebrate your child's birthday with his/her name on our marquee sign? Click here to place your order!

PTF MEETINGS

PTF meetings are held on the first Tuesday of each month.

Stay current with all things PTF on our PTF Facebook page.


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