Policies

Family Handbook

For a complete overview of school policies, please read our Family Handbook

Board Meeting Participation Policy

All Board meetings are open to the public. Time is set aside at each regularly scheduled meeting to provide stakeholders the opportunity to address the Board. The public comment period is designed to gain input from the public and not for immediate responses by the Board to the public comments presented.​

Conflict Resolution & Grievance Policy

Parents, individuals, and SKTCS staff who have a conflict or grievance that they would like to present to the Governing Board are requested to follow the SKTCS Conflict Resolution & Grievance Policy.

Procedures

Bell Times

School starts at 9 am and ends at 4 p.m. Students who wish to partake in the breakfast program may arrive at 8:30 am. Breakfast ends at 9 am. For safety reasons student should not arrive prior to 8:30 am unless accompanied by an adult. Students will be marked late at 9:01 am. School dismisses at 4 pm. Parents should begin arriving for pick-up at 3:55 pm.

 

Pick-Up and Drop-Off Procedures

Car Riders

Turn left onto 33rd street from Whitaker and then turn right into the parking lot (this will prevent us from blocking the fire station should a fire truck need to exit). Two lines will form in the parking lot and they will turn and zipper (one car from each line taking turns to pull forward) towards the exit on Bull Street. Students will be helped in or out of the cars at the double doors into the cafeteria. Vehicles must turn right out of the parking lot onto Bull Street in order to keep the line moving as quickly as possible. Please watch for pedestrians as you exit.

 

Walkers/Bikers/Bus

Enter through bus ramp on 34th Street

Walkers will exit the building through the front door. 

Dresscode 

Shirts/Tops

  • Any color, any pattern

  • No logos (that includes horses, alligators, teddy bears, or any other image that is connected to a brand)

  • No graphics (pictures), no words

  • Shirts must have a sleeve (no cold shoulders)


Bottoms

  • Any color, any pattern

  • Shorts/dresses must be mid-thigh or longer

  • Leggings/tights may be worn under skirts/shorts, but may not be worn as pants
     

Generally

  • No ripped or torn clothing

  • No hats or hoods inside

  • No distracting accessories (Blinking lights, themed headbands, etc., purses with trinkets ...)

Shoes
Can be any color, but must be rubber-soled, flat, and have at least a strap behind the ankle. Flip-flops, thonged sandals, athletic sandals or slides, clogs (including Crocs™), mules, , or any similarly styled shoe is inappropriate due to safety concerns. Additionally, shoes may not light up or emit sound.

Backpacks

Students must have a backpack. Does not have to be mesh or clear.

Lunch 

Our lunches are prepared and served by SCCPSS. 

Menu

Add money to your student's account - Please note that it can take 24 hours for money to post to your student's account. 

 

SCCPSS's policy for students with insufficient lunch accounts

Once the student's account is exhausted, the Point of Sale Operator is required to offer the alternate meal to each Full-Price paying students and those students qualifying for Reduced-Price meals without adequate funds to cover the cost of the meal. The alternate meal will consist of Two (2) ounces of Meal/Meat Alternate on Two (2) slices of Whole Wheat Bread served with One (1) carton of Unflavored Skim Milk and One-half (1/2) cup of fruit.

Birthdays

In order to minimize social class distinction birthday parties on campus are not allowed. However, if you would like to send in a modest class snack to be consumed at snack time for your student’s birthday you may do so. However, we strongly recommend purchasing a book for the class instead of edible treats.

 

Visitors

All visitors to the school, without exception, must sign in at the main office on every visit, regardless of the reason. Employees are mandated to require visitors show a Visitor’s Sticker with the current date on it before conducting any business with them, including releasing a child. While on campus, please be prepared to show ID if asked at any time. Unless s/he has been vetted by the school and passed a background check, no volunteer may be alone with children at the school.

 

Additionally, while we welcome communication and collaboration with our community partners, it is also important that these times are scheduled in order to provide a maximum benefit to our students and prevent disruptions to the school day.  Parents and visitors must provide  ample notice to the teacher if you wish to visit the classroom. Unexpected visitors will


 

Volunteers

We value the all of our volunteers and the contributions they make to our school. Before you volunteer at SKTCS we ask that you:

 

  • Complete the Operation Beacon clearance process.

  • Complete the online Volunteer Orientation process and return the certificate of completion to your child/children's teacher(s). 

 

Drug and Tobacco-free Campus

In keeping with the School’s intent to provide a safe and healthy environment students, staff members, and school visitors are prohibited from using any tobacco product - including e-cigarettes and chewing tobacco – and/or illegal drug (including prescription drugs) on campus at any time. Including, but not exclusive to any building, facility, vehicle, event owned, leased, rented, chartered, or operated by a student, parent, or employee of SKTCS at any school-sponsored or school-related event on- or off-campus.

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Savannah, GA 31401