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Madisonville Elementary School

WELCOME TO MADISONVILLE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL

WELCOME TO MADISONVILLE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL

Physical Address:  1000 Raney Lane Madisonville, Texas 77864     Mailing Address:  P. O. Box 849     Telephone (936) 348-2261

It is important that all of the forms in your student’s packet be completed and returned as soon as possible. Note that a few of the forms may have a front and a back side.  

ATTENDANCE

School hours 7:50 – 3:20

Universal Breakfast 7:30 (free to all students)

Students must be on time and present every day.

For your child’s safety and to minimize disruption to his or her education, do not plan to pick your student up early unless there is an emergency.

Absences

Students will be counted absent if they leave before 10:00 am. Without a doctor’s note.

If your student is absent, upon return send a doctor’s note or your dated note that includes the student’s first and last name and the classroom teacher’s name

Parents/Guardians will receive an automated telephone call on days that your student is absent, even if you call ahead. Please listen to the message before calling the school.

If you must pick a child up early:

Call ahead and plan to get here before 2:00.

Be prepared to wait due to our new safety door system

Visitors may be required to hold an ID up to our monitor.

Transportation Changes

Please call the front office before 2:00 pm on the day of the change

If you write a note:

include the child’s first and last name, his or her teacher’s name, your name and contact number

The first and last name of the individual picking the student up and where the student is going.

If your student is changing from a car rider to a bus rider, call the Bus Barn (936) 348-2133) as well

 

Address or Telephone number changes

Please keep your contact information current

If your student rides a bus, call both the school and the bus barn if you are changing your physical address

FOOD

Foods of Minimal Nutritional Value (FMNV)

Although you are not restricted on what you can send in your child’s lunch, he/she is prohibited from sharing foods identified on the FMNV (Foods of Minimal Nutritional Value) list. 

Students may be given FMNV candy items or other restricted foods during the school day for up to three events each school year, to be determined by the campus.  These events at Madisonville Elementary will include 1) Christmas, 2) Valentine’s Day, and 3) End-of-School parties.  FMNV may not be given during meal times or in the cafeteria in accordance with federal regulations.                                                                        

BIRTHDAYS

Please be aware that FMNV prohibits parents from bringing food items to school unless it is for one of the designated “school events”.  Birthdays may be celebrated at school.  Parents may bring cupcakes, cookies, etc. to their child’s class to celebrate.  Please make arrangements with the classroom teacher PRIOR to bringing the items. 

No Balloons

LEGAL

Please notify us of legal matters concerning your student as soon as possible and bring copies of Court Orders and Power of Attorney documents to the front office.

 

MEDICATION

If your student requires medication at school sign a medication permission form. Medications must be brought in by an adult in the original container.

Remember to note all medical conditions on the back side of the registration form.

DRESS

When visiting the school, we thank you for helping us set a good example for our students. Sleeveless shirts, blouses, and dresses must be hemmed to fit around the arms (no tank tops or thin straps). See through tops, revealing shirts/ dresses and pants that show skin and underwear are prohibited.

Dr. R. T. Brooks, Principal

Mr. Prince E. Fite, Assistant Principal

Mrs. Patti Rowley, Counselor

Mrs. Gloria Zarate, Campus Secretary

Mrs. Tonya Guy, Student Services Clerk

Mrs. Rae Lyn Williamson, RN