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Sumner School District is Back in Session September 5, Are You Ready?

Backpacks, shoes, haircuts and school supplies are on the minds of kids and parents in the Sumner School District this week. Are you ready for back-to-school?

One week from today, the Sumner School District is back in session. Wednesday, Sept. 5 is the first day of school for kids in first through 12th grade.

Full-time kindergarten students start school on Fri., Sept. 7. View the full school calendar here.

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Here's What You Need To Know for Back-To-School:

 

Bus Schedules

Be sure to read carefully, as bus schedules have changed this year. Here are links to the individual school routes: 

New Student Registration, Student Medications and Athletic Permissions

The Sumner School District has all it's parent forms for health, attendance, athletics and extra-curricular activities on one web page. Find all the parent waiver forms here.

Want to volunteer in your child's classroom?

The Sumner School District has a volunteer application process for parents interested in participating in on-campus events at their child's school. Find that information here.

Child Nutrition Announces New Lunch Menu

The Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act was signed into law last year. This requires school districts across the nation to make some changes, nationwide, to what is served at meal time as well as what the kids are required to take as part of their school meals.

The biggest change this year will be a requirement that the kids who eat breakfast or lunch served at school will take a half- to 1- cup serving of fruits or vegetables along with their meal.

Here's a breakdown of what to expect in the lunch room this year:

  • All-you-care-to-take salad bars
  • Low-fat white milk and nonfat chocolate milk
  • Whole grain pastas and brown rice
  • Whole grain and whole wheat breads, with few exceptions
  • Whole grain breading on all breaded products
  • Lower fat menu options, as they are made available

Learn more on the SSD Nutrition webpage.

Where Can I Find More Information?

The Sumner School District has a comprehensive list of everything you need to know, so make sure to visit the District Back-To-School page for more on before- and after-school care, fees, open house dates, applications for free or reduced lunch, school day schedules and more.

Make sure your child is up-to-date on their immunizations, too.

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