Route 40

Elementary School

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Weekly Newsletter

Route 40 Elementary School

Candy Maust, Principal

June 8, 2018


PRE-K & KINDERGARTEN: Pre-k and Kindergarten students will be planting the garden on Monday and Tuesday, June 11 & 12. Please make sure that they are wearing old clothes and tennis shoes.


PLANETARIUM AND ZOO: 4th and 5th grades will be going to the Planetarium and Zoo on Monday, June 11. They will leave at 8:00 am and return at 4:00 pm.


COMPLETION CEREMONY: Fifth grade will have their Completion Ceremony on Tuesday, June 12 at 10:00 am.


RESPECT AND RESPONSIBILITY DAY: Route 40 will have Respect and Responsibility Day on Wednesday, June 13. Please dress your child(ren) in old clothes.


TWO HOUR EARLY DISMISSALS: June 11, 12, and 13 are two hour early dismissals. Parent pick up will be called at 1:15 p.m. with busses dismissed directly after.


LOST AND FOUND: While you are visiting for the many events in the next two weeks, please check our lost and found table in the front foyer. Any items not claimed by its rightful owner by June 13 will be donated to Goodwill.


STUDENT MEDICATIONS: We ask that all parents pick up any medications housed at the school no later than June 14, 2018. Any medication left after that date will be properly disposed. Please remember that it is policy that an adult must sign for the receipt of the medications. If the adult is not the parent or guardian, there needs to be a note from the parent granting permission for the adult to sign for them. We are NOT permitted to send it with a child.


REPORT CARDS: Report cards will be mailed out from the board office after school is out.


MEAL ACCOUNTS: Please make sure all you do not have a negative balance on meal accounts. You may carry funds over from one year to the next. The accounts follow the students to the middle school as well.


BACK TO SCHOOL NIGHT: Please mark your calendar for our Back to School Night on August 22, 2018 from 5:00- 7:00 p.m. We will begin our evening with a brief PTO meeting in the cafeteria. Classrooms will begin sessions at the following times:

5:15, 5:45, 6:15.


SUMMER HOURS: School staff will be available at the school through June 20, 2018. Staff will not return on a regular basis until August 20, 2018. If you need to get in touch with someone, please feel free to call and leave a message. Mrs. Maust checks them weekly. You may also email Mrs. Maust at


FIRST DAY OF SCHOOL: Students first day of school for the 2018-2019 year will be August 27. This will be a 3 hour early dismissal.





Hamburger on Bun or Chicken Sticks

French Fries

Green Beans Fruit Milk


Popcorn Shrimp or Ravioli

Sweet Potato Tots Corn Peaches Milk


Hotdog on Bun or Pizza

Tater Tots Baked Beans Fruit Milk


Breakfast Pizza, cereal, Toast, Pears, Fruit Juice, Milk

Sausage Biscuit, Cereal, Toast, Applesauce, Fruit Juice, Milk

Muffin, Cereal, Toast, Raisins, Fruit Juice, Milk



June: 11 – 4th & 5th Grades to Planetarium and Zoo

11 – 1:00 dismissal

12 – 5th grade Completion Ceremony 10:00 am

12 – 1:00 dismissal

13 – Respect and Responsibility day

13 – Last Day for Students 1:00 dismissal

August: 22 – Back to School Night 5:00 – 7:00 pm

27 – First Day of school, 12:00 dismissal