ORIENTATION DAY

TUESDAY, AUGUST 20, 2019

 

Morning Session: 8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

  • Campus open for sign up activities, P.E. uniform sales (optional) and campus tours.

  • 8:15 a.m. & 10:30 a.m.: Principal Geof Martin's Welcome Address (Auditorium) 

 

Afternoon Session: 2:30 - 5:00 p.m.

  • Campus open for sign up activities, P.E. uniform sales (optional) and campus tours. 

  • 3:00 p.m.: Principal Geof Martin's Welcome Address (Auditorium)

We would like to thank Gelson's Market for providing rereshments for the Orientation Day.

 

Upon arrival, families will be greeted by LINK Crew student ambassadors and receive a checklist of all the services available. Families can take guided tours, visit information tables, purchase PE uniforms (optional), and hear a message from Principal Martin.  Purchases may be made by check, credit card or cash (exact change only).

 

All students are welcome and encouraged to attend with their families.  Come make new friends or reconnect with the old ones!  You can also test your knowledge of the school with a campus Scavenger Hunt and win prizes.  

 

NO DISTRICT FORMS TO COMPLETE

Parents DO NOT need to bring proof of residency or fill out any District paperwork at Orientation Day. All mandatory forms will be sent home the first days of school in large manila envelopes with clear instructions. Bring ID for obtaining confidential Parent Portal login to assist monitoring assignments and grades.


LOCKS FOR LOCKERS WILL BE PROVIDED AND CHECKED OUT BY THE SCHOOL. NO NEED TO PURCHASE LOCKS.  

 

Come to Orientation Day and... 

  • Socialize! Reconnect with friends and meet new peers before school starts.

  • Tour the campus with LINK Crew student ambassadors. Ask questions and get answers.

  • Pick up confidential POWER SCHOOL Parent Portal login information and instructions for accessing your student's grades online (must have valid ID).

  • Hear Principal Martin's welcome message and updates for the new school year.

  • Purchase P.E. clothes (optional).

  • Learn about after-school enrichment classes and programs.

  • Learn about and sign up for a variety of volunteer opportunities that can help you get to know the school, the staff and the students, as well as supporting our school.

  • Learn about and participate in MUIRLANDS GIVES, our annual giving campaign that supports school goals and initiatives.

  • Visit the Library Table where you can support our library by signing up to volunteer and/or make a donation to the LIBRARY TRIBUTE FUND.

PLEASE NOTE that the after-school enrichment classes and programs available for a fee and the various sports teams are NOT affiliated or sponsored by Muirlands Middle School.  These programs are run by independent vendors.

 

IMPORTANT NOTE REGARDING P.E. CLOTHES:

  • P.E. uniforms are REQUIRED to be worn by all Muirlands students. However, for the first several weeks of school students will not be required to wear P.E. uniforms.

  • Purchasing P.E. uniform is NOT required. Alternative uniform options will be explained in class by your child's P.E. teacher and included in the Student Handbook.  

  • It is recommended to have two (2) sets of uniforms. Students can wear P.E. uniforms from previous years.

  • If you choose to purchase P.E. uniform(s) with the school logo, the costs are as follows: Shorts - $9.00; Shirts - $7.00; Sweatshirts - $12.00.

  • Credit card or checks preferred! If paying cash, please have the exact amount.

  • Please DO NOT write students' names on P.E. uniforms. P.E. teachers will label students' P.E. uniforms during class. 

  • For your convenience, here are the options for purchasing P.E. uniforms:

    • Purchase P.E. uniforms ahead of time in the online store at www.muirlandsfoundation.org/online-store. Bring receipt to Orientation Day and go directly to the Finance Office window to pick up purchased items;

    • Purchase P.E. uniforms on Orientation Day (sample sizes available);

    • Purchase P.E. uniforms at school when school starts (additional information about purchasing P.E. uniforms after school starts and options will be shared by your child's P.E. teacher).

 

HERE ARE SOME THINGS YOU CAN DO IN ADVANCE ONLINE AT www.muirlandsfoundation.org:

  •  Purchase P.E. clothes. Remember to print your receipt and bring it to Orientation Day or during the first week of school to pick up your items from the Finance Office window. 

  • See the Foundation Calendar for important school-related and volunteer-related events such as Back to School Night, Back to School BBQ, Foundation Monthly Meetings, Principal Chats, and much more.

  • Join our  "Go To" Volunteer List to begin receiving information regarding volunteer needs. 

  • Learn about and participate in MUIRLANDS GIVES, our annual giving campaign that supports school goals and initiatives.

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