First Day of School, August 1st, 2019

Greetings from Cave Spring Elementary!

We hope you had a great time meeting your teacher at Open House and had a chance to reconnect with friends from CSE!

Here are a few important reminders/updates as we begin the new school year:

• On the first day of school, August 1, 2019, doors will open at 7:15 am. Parents arriving at that time will be able to take students to their new homeroom. Our instructional day begins at 8:00 am, so we ask that all goodbyes occur before that time.

• On August 2, 2019 and beyond, we begin a regular day schedule. Doors open at 7:15 am where students can enjoy breakfast in the cafeteria or will head to the gymnasium if they have already eaten. The homeroom bell will ring at 7:55 am and students will head to homerooms. Parents who need to walk students to classrooms should arrive closer to 7:55 am when the bell rings on August 1, 2, and 5th. After August 5th until the end of the year, all goodbyes will be held in the lobby. Parents or guardians needing to speak with teachers will need to request a conference or a call home. If your child needs assistance, we have amazing staff positioned to help walk them in. We will take care of our precious students!

• You are welcome to join your child for lunch after the 3rd week of school ( beginning August 19th) as we utilize the first two weeks of school to establish efficient lunchroom routines.

* We have a growing lost and found collection. Lost and Found will be open in the lobby on August 1, 2, and 3rd. After the 3rd, the items will be donated. Please feel free to stop by and take what belongs to your child.

• This year, our morning drop off is from 7:15 until 7:55. Remember, you will enter the line from the left side of the school and pull around to the cafeteria door to drop off students. Parents arriving after 7:55 will need to park in the front of the school and walk their child to the front office for safety reasons. Students are tardy when the bell rings at 8:00 am and must be walked in by a parent if they are tardy.

• Dismissal begins at 3:00 pm daily and ends promptly at 3:30 pm. Car rider pick up will occur on the side of the building at the cafeteria door. If your child is not picked up by 3:30 pm, he or she will be sent to our Afterschool Care Program.

• We will utilize school calls home to update you on important events, emergencies, and other information. Please ensure that your phone number is correct in Powerschool and that you have a correct email listed for us to send the information via email. As always, you may join us on Facebook as this is another way we will communicate with you.

* If you have not already, please complete online registration. If you need your login information, please contact the office. Finally, if you have a ballot for the LSGT vote, send your ballot in to the office on Thursday, August 1st as ballots will be counted and the winner announced on Friday, August 2nd.

Let’s make this the best year yet!
Yours Truly,


Dr. Kyle Abernathy