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Freshman Registration

Thursday, August 24, 2017 - 8:30am - 11:30am

Dear Parents and Guardians:

Welcome to the 2017-18 school year at The Graham School! Our staff hopes that you are enjoying the summer with family and friends. We look forward to your child’s return to the first day of school on Monday, August 28th, at 8:30 a.m.

In preparation for the new school year, we request that all students and parents/guardians attend their assigned class registration day. Please view the detailed schedule below. During the registration times, all students will take MAP assessments. MAP (Measures of Academic Progress) helps us gauge student performance levels in Math and Reading; helping with placement and planning. While students are being assessed, parents and guardians will attend workshops on important aspects of The Graham School experience.

  • Freshmen registration and scheduling is Thursday, August 24th from           8:30-11:30a.m.
  • Schedule:
    • For Students: 8:30-9:30: MAP Reading Assessment
    • For Parents/Guardians:  8:30-9:30: Workshops on Restorative Practices, College Credit Plus, Graduation Requirements, and more.
    • For Students & Parents/Guardians: 9:30-10:30 Lunch and Scheduling
    • For Students: 10:30-11:30: MAP Math Assessment
    • For Parents/Guardians: Workshops on Expeditions and Attendance

 

Parents are strongly encouraged to attend scheduling with all required registration forms or the student will not be allowed to schedule classes. Academic advising will occur during the scheduling time.                               

Reminders:

  1. A $35.00 school fee for all students is requested at scheduling. This fee is to help cover the cost of tissues, paper, ink, printing, office supplies, etc.  If you are unable to pay the fee at that time, please ask to speak to a school administrator.

 

  1. Annual registration forms are enclosed. All registration forms are required at scheduling. If student’s forms are incomplete, they will not schedule. These forms are also on our website (www.thegrahamschool.org>Admission > Forms > Annual Forms) if you should need another copy. Please complete them and bring them to scheduling.                                                                   
    1. Parent Contact Information
    2. Guardianship Documentation
    3. Media Release Form
    4. Parental/Guardian Consent for Experiential Program
    5. Emergency Medical Authorization
    6. Medication Consent (over the counter and/or prescription)
    7. Health History                                                                                     
    8. Proof of Residency (needed annually for all students; a utility bill or lease)
    9. $35.00 school fee
    10. Birth Certificate – New Students
    11. Immunization records from your doctor – New Students
    12. Technology Agreement – New Students                                     

Columbus City Schools Request for Transportation forms will be available at scheduling if you’ve not previously completed one or you can pick one up before scheduling at the school’s office Monday through Friday 9:00 – 3:00.

Please sign up for our “Remind” texts and alerts. This service is used by all of our teachers to support our students and their parents. This is a free and safe messaging product that sends reminders directly to your phone or email, and can help you and your student(s) keep up with: homework assignments, field trip updates, schedule changes, and reminders about upcoming tests and quizzes. Teachers will have information regarding their individual classes at registration. For additional assistance, Teachers will be in the building during the school year M-F from 8:00-4:15 and the school office will be open from 7:45-4:45.

The Graham School Welcome Event is, Friday, August 25th, from 5-7p.m.

 

  • For Students: 5-6: New and Returning Students get acquainted
  • For Parents/Guardians: 5-6: Graham 101 an information session presented by the Graham Parent/Guardian Community
  • For Everyone: 6-7: Ice Cream Social

Please RSVP for the welcome events by calling The Graham School  at 614-262-1111 by Monday, August 14th.

Enjoy the rest of your summer and get ready for a great year!

Sincerely,

Evan Rulong                   Amy Vickroy

Dean of Academics                  Dean of Students                   

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