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Back to School
Posted 08/11/2011 03:31PM

New Student Orientation Dates/Times

7th and 8th Grade New Student Orientation Thursday, September 1, 9:30am - Noon, Lawrence Middle School Commons, Linda Vista campus

7th Grade Lunch Thursday, September 1, Noon - 1:00pm, Middle School Courtyard, Linda Vista campus (all 7th grade students, both new and returning)

7th Grade Camp Orientation, Thursday, September 1, 1:00 - 2:00pm Middle School Gym, Linda Vista campus. (All 7th grade students, both new and returning.)

Junior Kindergarten Meet and Greet, Thursday, September 1, 3:00 - 4:00pm, Gooding Family Courtyard, Linda Vista campus

9th Grade Parent Orientation, Thursday, September 1, 5:45 - 7:45pm, J. Crivello Hall, Linda Vista campus

9th Grade Student Orientation, Thursday, September 1, 5:45 - 7:45pm, Nicholas Commons, Linda Vista campus

6th Grade Orientation (all 6th grade students), Friday, September 2, 9:00am - Noon, Middle School Gym, Linda Vista campus

Lower School Parent Coffee, Tuesday, September 6, 8:15 - 9:30am, Lower School Courtyard, Mission Hills campus

Junior Kindergarten Parent Orientation, Tuesday, September 6, 8:45 - 9:45am, Mission Hills campus

 

New Family Parent Portal Login Information

Individual parent usernames and passwords were emailed to all parents on Friday, August 19. This enables you to login to the Parent Portal on the website and access the online Family Directory. If you did not receive this email, kindly let us know at webmaster@francisparker.org. If you're new to the website, or you'd like a brief refresher, you can watch this short video.

 

New Parent Dinner

This dinner is for all new, first-time Parker parents. Plan to join us for an enjoyable evening where you can get to know your fellow new Parker parents, and hear from the Head of School. Parents only, please. Tuesday, September 13, 6:00pm, Gooding Family Courtyard, Mission Hills campus (4201 Randolph Street, San Diego 92103).

 

DynaCal School Calendar

Part of the Back to School process is getting your family calendar synched with the School's calendar.

With our DynaCal online calendar, you can see the entire school year and sign up for My DynaCal to receive e-mail and text message alerts when event times or locations change, or if an event is postponed or cancelled.

To get to My DynaCal, look for the "My DynaCal" link in the left-hand menu, and follow the prompts to either set up your account or edit your account.

If you signed up for My DynaCal last year, you'll want to update your settings for the new school year. For example, if your child was a 7th grader last year, you'll want to change your settings to receive 8th grade information this year.

 

Middle School Supply List Grades 6 - 8

Click here to download a list of all the school supplies Middle Schoolers will need this year.

 

7th Grade Camp Orientation

7th Grade Lunch Thursday, September 1, Noon - 1:00pm, Middle School Courtyard, Linda Vista campus

7th Grade Camp Orientation, Thursday, September 1, 1:00 - 2:00pm Middle School Gym, Linda Vista campus. This orientation is for all 7th grade students, both new and returning students.

 

Middle and Upper School Textbooks Grades 6 - 12

Find out
     · what info you'll need to order your student's books
     · details on 10th - 12th grade English books
     · about a new rental option this year
     · step-by-step instructions for logging on to MBS Direct

Or log on directly to MBS Direct here

If you wish to order your books over the phone, please call Customer Service at 1-800-325-3252, or fax your order in at 1-800-449-0143.

Voucher codes and procedural information for students receiving financial aid were sent via e-mail in July. If you have not received this information or have misplaced it, please contact Erin Aiston at eaiston@francisparker.org or Tera Gigax at tgigax@francisparker.org.

Tdap Shots for Start of School Grades 7 - 12

New State Law in Effect
Students entering grades 7 - 12 in fall 2011 are required by State law to have proof of a Tdap booster shot (Pertussis--Whooping Cough--immunization) before starting school in September. (NOTE: For Upper School fall athletes, that record must be submitted before they may begin fall sports practices in August). Families of students going in to grades 7 and 8 may submit the immunization record to Mrs. Debbie Peterson in the Middle School office; grade 9 - 12 should submit the record to Ms. Laura Southworth in the Upper School office. To date, we have only received forms for about 25% of students.

We are offering a Tdap clinic at Parker for Parker students in grades 7-12 on Thursday, September 1, 2011 on the Linda Vista campus from noon - 4:00pm.

If you plan to attend, please register here.

Download the form you'll need to complete and bring with you to the clinic.

Download more information about the vaccine.

 

ParkerWear - School Uniforms - Grades JK - 12

The new Mills San Diego location is now up and running with sample try-on sizes for our families.

Details and hours of operation:
Mills San Diego
3949 Ruffin Rd., Suite D San Diego, CA 92123
Phone: 858-836-2181

Year-round hours of operation:
Store Manager: Tanya Maloney
Tuesday - Friday: 10:00 - 6:00 pm
Saturday: 10:00 - 4:00 pm

Back-to-School extended hours July 25, 2011 - Aug 28, 2011:
Monday - Saturday: 10:00am - 6:00pm
Sunday: 11:00am - 5:00pm

To order your uniform clothing online, go to http://www.francisparkerstore.com

Note: we understand that shipping charges on clothing ordered in the retail store may be lower than for online orders; in addition, customer feedback we're hearing indicates that they also have the ability to order things which appear "out of stock" online. Lastly, they are accepting Internet returns at the store. Although their address has changed, that may not yet appear on Google Maps--please note the new address listed above.

 

Parker PE Uniforms Grades 6 - 9

PE Uniforms for students in grades 6 - 9 are also ordered through Mills. Click here to go directly to our PE clothing section of their website. All clothing is shipped directly to your home.

NOTE: The School does not stock PE clothing for purchase on campus, please order directly from Mills.

 

Upper School Athletics Grades 9 - 12

Important Fall Athletics Start Dates here...

Physicals Required
Students may schedule these through their physician, but we are also offering on-site athletic physicals on Tuesday evening, August 9, 5:30 - 7:00pm at the Athletic offices for $20. More information on what's required...

Freshman Fall Athletes
Associate Head of Upper School Marc Thiebach announced, "A mandatory orientation meeting for all incoming freshmen who plan on playing a fall sport will take place Wednesday, August 10, 8:30-10:00am in J. Crivello Hall. The purpose of the meeting is to help our student-athletes from the class of 2015 get off to a successful start to the Upper School experience."

PE Uniforms Grades 6 - 9

PE Uniforms for students in grades 6 - 9 are ordered through Mills, the same as school uniforms. Click here to go directly to our PE clothing section on the Mills website.

NOTE: The School does not stock PE clothing for purchase on campus, please order directly from Mills.

 

Upper School Grade Level Back-to-School Letters to Parents

Get to know who your Parent Reps are, get the scoop on locker distribution, class dinners and picture day, find out how you can volunteer in the Upper School and MORE!

 

Traffic & Parking Drop-Off/Pick-Up Procedures, Mission Hills Campus

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Traffic & Parking Drop-Off/Pick-Up Procedures, Linda Vista Campus

Click Here to get this information, including downloadable campus maps.



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San Diego, CA 92103
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