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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

ATTENDANCE

School hours 7:50 am – 3:20 pm. Breakfast begins at 7:30 am and is free for all students. Parents may begin drop off at 7:20 am. Please note that our back entry will close at 8:00 am. At that time drop off will continue at the front of the building. 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

Without a doctor’s note, students will be counted absent if they leave before 9:30 am.

If your student is absent, upon return send a doctor’s note or your dated note detailing the absence. The note must include the student’s first name, last name and the classroom teacher’s name.

Parents/Guardians will receive automated telephone calls on days that their student is absent. 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 pm.

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

Lunch is free for all students. There will be a cost if the student goes back for seconds. Ice cream will be available on Friday for the cost of $1.00 per treat.

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 arrangement 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, you will need to 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

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. Boys hair must not exceed past the shirt collar. Also, no mohawks, designs or earrings on our young men. Natural hair colors on all students. Please see our Tuesday folder for additional dress code information.  

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