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Perkins Parent & Student Handbook

THE PERKINS MISSION

Our mission at Perkins is to educate all of our students in a safe and nurturing environment that promotes self-esteem through high expectations. All of our students will receive a well-rounded education so that they will become productive citizens in an ever-changing, technologically-advanced, global society. In English Language Arts, our students will be able to debate and support point of view, evaluate, persuade, and justify; explain common antonyms and synonyms; recognize multiple meanings in texts of familiar topic; understand most idioms; and understand and create jokes. They will be able to perform these functions competently both verbally and in writing. In Mathematics, our students will be able to solve problems in a variety of ways; have a conceptual understanding of geometry; and demonstrate advanced mathematical skills through the development of high-level algebraic thinking. Although the academic focus at Perkins centers on language arts and math, our students will achieve a well-rounded education through the balance of academic endeavors in science, social studies, physical education, and the arts.


SCHOOL HOURS

9:00a.m.

First bell

9:05a.m.

Instruction Begins/Tardy Bell

3:35p.m.

Dismissal M-F

12:50p.m.

***(Tuesday Dismissal for K-6th grade only) ***


LUNCH

All students receive free lunch.


ARRIVAL/DEPARTURE

Parents assume responsibility for children left unattended at school and immediately after dismissal. Unless students are enrolled in the Before and After School Primetime program. Students are to arrive and leave campus at the designated times.

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