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Franklin County Schools Reopening Plan

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Announcements & Important Information

  • Parent's Guide to the Roadmap to Reopening Schools- Click Here

     

    Alabama State Department of Education Roadmap to Reopening- Click Here

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  • 2020-2021 School Calendar

    The first day of school for students will be August 20, 2020.

    2020-2021 School Calendar- Click Here

     

    Supply Lists for 2020-2021

    Supply Lists - Click Here

     

    Student Registration Information

    For the 2020-21 school year, all parents/students will have the option of choosing traditional, on-campus instruction or a Remote Learning Plan where students will complete paper/pencil, as well as virtual, assignments from home.

    Remote Learning Registration

    Parents/students who choose the Remote Learning Plan must register no later than August 7.  Once registered for the Remote Learning Plan, there is a 9-week commitment. 

    Parents may register their student for the Remote Learning Plan through clicking on the link below and completing the online registration form:

    https://forms.gle/EDxATDFoVVY98kU98

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    Parents may register their student for the Remote Learning Plan on campus at Tharptown Elementary School on Wednesday, August 5th from 2:00 p.m.  – 6:00 p.m. in the Tharptown Cafeteria.  To help maintain safety, we request only one parent attend the in-person registration, do not bring any children/students to the registration, and follow all social distancing guidelines.  We also encourage parents to wear masks.

    Parents who register their students for the Remote Learning Plan will pick up their student’s learning materials on Tuesday, August 18th from 2:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. in the Tharptown Cafeteria. 

    Remote Learning Students only need to choose one registration option.  Current students who plan to attend traditional, on-campus instruction will complete information forms when they return to school and do not need to register at this time.

     

    New Student Registration

    Parents of new students to Tharptown Elementary School in grades 1 - 6 will register on campus on Wednesday, August 5th from 2:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m in the gym.  Parents of new students must bring the following documents to registration:

    • Proof of residency (recent utility bill, or lease agreement/deed with your name and address)
    • Child’s birth certificate
    • Child’s social security card
    • Child’s immunization form 
    • Custody papers (if applicable)

    To help maintain safety, we request only one parent attend the in-person registration, do not bring any children to the registration, and follow all social distancing guidelines.  We also encourage parents to wear masks.  

     Kindergarten Registration

    Kindergarten registration will take place on campus at Tharptown Elementary School.   Students must be five years of age on or before September 1st to register for kindergarten.  Upcoming kindergarten boys will register on August 3rd and girls will register on August 4th.  Registration will be held in the Tharptown Cafeteria from 2:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.  For safety reasons, we request only one parent, along with the kindergarten student, attend registration.  Please do not bring other children to registration. All social distancing guidelines will be followed and we encourage parents to wear masks.

    Parents of upcoming kindergarten students must bring the following documents to registration:

    • Proof of residency (recent utility bill or lease agreement/deed with your name and address)
    • Child’s birth certificate
    • Child’s social security card
    • Child’s immunization form 
    • Custody papers (if applicable)

    Parents of kindergarten students who will be doing traditional, on-campus instruction are encouraged to bring their child’s school supplies to school when they come to register their child for kindergarten.  All school supplies should be labeled and in a bag(s) with the child’s name clearly labeled on the outside.  Parents who choose the Remote Learning Plan will pick up their child’s learning materials on Tuesday, August 18th from 2:00 - 6:00 p.m.

     

    Registro de aprendizaje remoto 

    Para el año escolar 2020-21, todos los padres / estudiantes tendrán la opción de elegir la instrucción tradicional en el campus o un Plan de aprendizaje remoto donde los estudiantes completarán tareas en papel / lápiz, así como virtuales, desde el hogar.

    Los padres / estudiantes que eligen el Plan de aprendizaje remoto deben registrarse a más tardar el 7 de agosto. Una vez registrado para el Plan de aprendizaje remoto, hay un compromiso de 9 semanas.

    Los padres pueden registrar a su estudiante para el Plan de Aprendizaje Remoto haciendo clic en el enlace a continuación y completando el formulario de inscripción en línea:

     https://forms.gle/Bw1MxekfZoktyeD37  

    O

    Los padres pueden inscribir a sus estudiantes para el Plan de Aprendizaje Remoto en el campus de la Escuela Primaria Tharptown el miércoles 5 de agosto a partir de las 2:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. en la cafetería de Tharptown. Para ayudar a mantener la seguridad, solicitamos que solo uno de los padres asista al registro en persona, no traiga ningún niño / estudiante al registro y siga todas las pautas de distanciamiento social. También alentamos a los padres a usar máscaras.

    Los padres que inscriban a sus estudiantes en el Plan de Aprendizaje Remoto recogerán sus

    materiales de aprendizaje del estudiante el martes 18 de agosto a partir de las 2:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. en la cafetería de Tharptown.

    Los estudiantes que escojan Aprendizaje remoto solo necesitan elegir una opción de registro. Los estudiantes actuales que planean asistir a la instrucción tradicional en el campus completarán formularios de información cuando regresen a la escuela y no necesitan registrarse en este momento.

    Registro de nuevo estudiante

    Los padres de los nuevos estudiantes de la Escuela Primaria Tharptown en los grados 1 a 6 se registrarán en el campus el miércoles 5 de agosto a partir de las 2:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.en el gimnasio. Los padres de los nuevos estudiantes deben traer los siguientes documentos al registro:

    • Prueba de residencia (factura de servicios públicos reciente o contrato / escritura de arrendamiento con su nombre y dirección)
    • Certificado de nacimiento del niño
    • Tarjeta de seguridad social del niño
    • Formulario de vacunación del niño.
    • Papeles de custodia (si corresponde)

    Para ayudar a mantener la seguridad, solicitamos que solo uno de los padres asista al registro en persona, no traiga a ningún niño al registro y siga todas las pautas de distanciamiento social. También alentamos a los padres a usar máscaras.

    Registro de kindergarten

    La inscripción para el kindergarten se llevará a cabo en el campus de la escuela primaria Tharptown. Los estudiantes deben tener cinco años de edad el 1 de septiembre o antes para inscribirse en el kindergarten. Los niños de kindergarten se registrarán el 3 de agosto y las niñas se registrarán el 4 de agosto. La inscripción se llevará a cabo en la cafetería de Tharptown a partir de las 2:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. Por razones de seguridad, solicitamos que solo uno de los padres, junto con el estudiante de Kindergarten, asista a la inscripción. Por favor no traiga a otros niños a la inscripción. Se seguirán todas las pautas de distanciamiento social y alentamos a los padres a usar máscaras.

    Los padres de los estudiantes de kindergarten deben traer los siguientes documentos a la inscripción:

    • Prueba de residencia (factura de servicios públicos reciente o contrato de arrendamiento / escritura con su nombre y dirección)
    • Certificado de nacimiento del niño
    • Tarjeta de seguridad social del niño
    • Formulario de vacunación del niño.
    • Papeles de custodia (si corresponde)

    Se alienta a los padres de estudiantes de kindergarten que realizarán instrucción tradicional en el campus a traer los útiles escolares de sus hijos a la escuela cuando registren a sus hijos para el jardín de infantes. Todos los útiles escolares deben estar etiquetados y en una (s) bolsa (s) con el nombre del niño claramente etiquetado en el exterior. Los padres que eligen el Plan de aprendizaje remoto recogerán los materiales de aprendizaje de sus hijos el martes 18 de agosto de 2:00 a 6:00 p.m. 

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Educational Resources

Mission Statement

  • The mission of Tharptown Elementary School is to provide a safe and comfortable learning environment for academic excellence where students are challenged and motivated to think critically and to develop habits of responsible citizenship in order to reach their highest potential for success. Our vision is for all students to feel 100% successful at Tharptown Elementary School to empower them to become successful and productive in a global society. The philosophy of Tharptown Elementary School is Teamwork Equals Success. The stakeholders of Tharptown believe teamwork equals success as the stakeholders share a set of common goals for the students of Tharptown Elementary:

    • to provide quality instruction of a comprehensive curriculum which meets the College and Career Ready Standards
    • to ensure that assessment should include varying types of evaluation, both formal and informal
    • to offer educational activities that challenge students to think critically and take responsibility for their actions
    • to ensure that students of all ability levels are well equipped to meet the challenges of education, work, and life
    • to provide a stimulating learning environment with a technological orientation across the whole curriculum
    • to provide a safe environment conducive to learning that is essential in encouraging growth and development as safety drills are performed on a regular basis throughout the school year
    • to provide clear communication to all stakeholders that includes sharing the responsibility to help students reach their fullest potential -to provide all stakeholders opportunities to provide input in decision-making and school programs
    • to involve all stakeholders in providing students the opportunity to succeed in a global society
    • to foster relationships and provide support for all families as our learning community becomes more diverse

School Newsletter

School Announcements

  • Supporting Children’s Reading at Home - Family Resources for Kindergarten through 3rd Grade
    July 9, 2020
    2:00–2:45 p.m. ET

    Join REL Southeast for a webinar that introduces families to the “Supporting Your Child’s Reading at Home” resources. These resources, for children in kindergarten through 3rd grade, are drawn from research on best practices for helping children learn to read. Webinar participants will receive an overview of the components of the resources and a virtual walk-through of the website containing the resources. Participants will learn how to use these research-based resources with their children at home and will be given the opportunity to ask questions.

    Click Here to Register

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  • A message from Dr. Thorn 4/1/20

    Click Here- A message from Dr. Thorn

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