ORIENTATION SESSIONS ONGOING IN VIRGIN ISLANDS SCHOOL DISTRICTS FOR SCHOOL YEAR 2017-18
ST. THOMAS, USVI – Orientation sessions and related activities in preparation for the opening of School Year 2017-18 are ongoing in the St. Thomas-St. John and St. Croix school districts as follows:
Elena Christian Junior High School orientation sessions for both seventh (7th) and eight (8th) grade students were held in June. Students will report to school on Tuesday, September 5 at 7:00 a.m. when class schedules will be distributed. All students will report to their first class at 7:30 a.m. to begin a full day of classes. The school day ends at 2:30 p.m. Also on Tuesday, September 5, students should be prepared to pay $15 for an ID card, $18 for school insurance fee and $10 for the PBIS team t-shirt. For more information, call the Elena Christian Jr. High School at (340) 718-4445.
At Ulla F. Muller Elementary School, Physical Education (PE) uniforms will be on sale on Monday, August 28, and Friday, September 1, from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. both days. Youth sizes are $22 per set (shirts $10; pants $12) and adult sizes are $25 per set (shirts $12; pants $13). Muller students should report for a full day of school on Tuesday, September 5.
Orientation will be held at Muller as follows:
Tuesday, September 5 -- New students at 8:15 a.m. in the cafeteria;
-- Kindergarten students at 9:00 a.m. in the library.
Wednesday, September 6 – Fifth (5th) graders at 8:30 a.m. in the cafeteria;
--Sixth (6th) graders at 9:45 a.m. in the cafeteria;
Thursday, September 7 –- First (1st) graders at 8:15 a.m. in classrooms;
--Second (2nd) grade at 8:15 a.m. in classrooms;
-- Third (3rd) grade at 8:15 a.m. in the cafeteria;
-- Fourth (4th) grade at 8:45 a.m. in the cafeteria.
During Muller’s orientation times, parents/guardians are asked to present immunization records for students -- the original and a photocopy will be greatly appreciated. An insurance fee of $18 will also be accepted during orientation. Parents that do not wish to purchase school insurance must present a photocopy of an insurance card (front and back) on which the student is covered. For more information, call Muller School at (340) 774-0059.
Joseph Sibilly Elementary School will hold Kindergarten assessment on Tuesday, August 29,from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. for students whose last names begin with “A” to “L” and from 12:00 noonto 2: 00 p.m. for students with last names beginning with “M” to “Z”. Students must be accompanied by a parent or a guardian.
Joseph Sibilly Schools also conducts a “Back to School Night” for all parents on Thursday, August 31at 4:30 p.m. Students are not required to be in attendance. Parents should be prepared to purchase their child’s school accident insurance for $18, and Physical Education (PE) T-shirts for $10:00 each and PE shorts for $10 each. Parents are also encouraged to pay P.T.A. dues. Families who do not wish to purchase school accident insurance must present a photocopy of an insurance card (front and back) on which the student is covered. Parents are required to present a copy of their child’s immunization records. For more information, call Joseph Sibilly Elementary School at 340-774-7001.
The Eulalie R. Rivera Elementary School conducts orientation on Thursday, August 31 at 10:00 a.m.for parents of all students in Kindergarten to grade sixth (6th), new, transfer and returning. An insurance fee of $18 per student and the PE uniform fee at $25 a set will be collected. Students are not required to attend. For more information, call Eulalie Rivera School at (340) 692-2121.