Directions to the school School: 754.323.7500 | Fax: 754.323.7540 | Attendance Line: 754.323.7502 | Aftercare: 754.323.7543

A tardy policy has been implemented and in place since the first day of school. If students arrive at a school after 8:00 A.M. they are considered late. Our school day begins promptly at 8:00 A.M. Students are allowed to come on to the campus starting at 7:30 A.M. Please be mindful of this as you are getting your child to school each morning. The academic day begins right away and we do not want any of our students to miss the beginning of instruction. Thank you in advance for helping to get your child to school on time and ready to learn. Does your child LOVE First in Math? We are excited to let you know that your child can continue using and enjoying First in Math over the summer. Silver Ridge Elementary has access to First in Math until July 31, 2014. So encourage your child to increase their math skills while having fun!

FREE BACK TO SCHOOL IMMUNIZATIONS
Free back to school immunizations will be held at the various locations during the month of August. This is a great chance to get your child immunized before the start of school. Remember, each child must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian. Parent or legal guardian should rememberto bring the child's immunization records.

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STUDENT CODE OF CONDUCT & MEAL PRICES
On July 1, the 2014-2015 Code of Student Conduct Handbook will be posted on Broward school's website. Parents and students may also access the Code of Student Conduct Handbook through BEEP Portal or use their smartphones to scan the Quick Response Code (QRC) on any of the Code Book posters displayed throughout the school's campus.
Meal prices will remain the same for next year: Breakfast for elementary students is $1.20 and lunch for elementary students will be $2.00. Reduced meal prices will also remain the same: $0.30 for breakfast and $0.40 for lunch.
2014-2015 AFTERCARE REGISTRATION DATES
Registration for the upcoming school year will take place on the following dates: Mon & Tues July 14 & 15 7:30-3 pm (Preregistration for currently enrolled students). Wed & Thur July 16 & 17 7:30-3 pm  (Open registration for new and incoming students). Please send any questions or concerns to aftercare@sresite.com. Have a great summer! 
PARENT ACADEMIC ASSISTANCE
Members of our Silver Ridge family recently participated in a series of videos produced to provide parents with academic assistance. These videos cover a range of topics that includes: Chunking, Picking the Right Books, Punctuation Pauses, Reading Expressions, Reading by Example and Decoding. View all the videos in this academic series.
YOUTH SERVICES CALENDAR
Download the Summer Happenings for Children calendar from West Regional Library. These are free events that are happening between June 7 - August 2.
PENNIES FOR PATIENTS
Our school is collecting coins for Cancer research. Letters were sent home with students on Friday, 5/2 with more information. Boxes should be returned to the front office. All of the proceeds will go towards the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society. Last year we collected about $1,600. Collection dates are from Monday 5/5 and Friday 5/16.
HELP YOUR CHILD READ WITH "CHUNKING"
Helping your child to read can be fun and difficult at the same time. There are many different strategies that we use here at SIlver Ridge to help our students become great readers. Watch this video to see how you can help your child to become a better reader using a strategy called "Chunking".
SILVER RIDGE SUMMER CAMP
Silver Ridge Summer Camp begins in a few short weeks and there are still openings available! We have many exciting activities planned, including weekly in-house and off-campus field trips, arts and crafts, board games, recreational sports and a video game room, just to name a few. Be sure to register on 5/15. Click for more information.
FLORIDA'S 2013-2014 ESE PARENT SURVEY
Each year, the Florida Department of Education (FDOE) surveys
parents of children with an individual educational plan (IEP) to
determine how well your child’s school is partnering with you
and promoting your involvement in your child’s education. All
states must collect this data as part of their State Performance
Plan, as required under the Individuals with Disabilities
Education Act (IDEA). Click for more details.

TOY AND DOLLAR DRIVE
The SRE Student Council would like to thank you so much for all the support during the Toy and Dollar Drive. The Student Council was able to shop for 2 families and took care of 7 more.

Congratulations to Mrs. Coniglio’s class for winning the toy drive. They brought in 37 toys. Also, congratulations to the 4th Grade, they brought in $272.00 and won a week out of uniform on January 13—17, 2013. Thank you to Ms. Chrissy Trotta, Ms. Jen Meyer, and Ms. Robin Pappas for helping to sort the toys.

TANA-KEE-KEE EXPERIENCE
Tana-kee-kee was such a wonderful learning experience. We are so proud of the students, teachers and parents that made it special again this year. It truly could not have happened without everyone’s support and dedication.

Speaking of Tana-kee-kee, do you have any gently used TKK shirts that you would like to donate? Has your child outgrown it? Before you throw it away or donate it somewhere else, send it to Silver Ridge. Each year we have a few students that do not bring in shirts for Tana-kee-kee
We thought if anyone wanted to donate their shirt, we would take it to possibly use for the next year. Please send your donated shirt to the front office. Thank you in advance for helping with this. I also want to send a special THANK YOU to all of the
families that opened their homes to our students in order to use the restroom. We appreciate your kindness and generosity.

HARVEST DRIVE INFORMATION
Thank you so much for everyone's support during the Harvest Drive. We had one F150 pick up truck and 3 SUV's filled with the items we collected this year. A huge thank you goes out to Mrs. Robin Pappas, Mrs. Jen Meyer, Mrs. Claudia Echevery and Mr. and Mrs. Ochoa for helping sort and load the items. Also a thank you to Mr. and Mrs. Rush and Mrs. Adkins for helping deliver the cans to Western High. Congratulations to Ms. Eddie and Ms. Newman's class for winning the ice cream party. Ms. Eddie's class brought in 180 items and Ms. Newman's class brought in 176 items.
PARENT WRITING WORKSHOP: SESSION TWO
Mrs. Gonzalez presents the second writing session for parents at Silver Ridge Elementary. Please click the link to watch the Writing Workshop Presentation.
BCPS MAGNET SCHOOLS OPEN HOUSE EVENTS
The Magnet School application window will be opening soon. Several Open House Events will be taking place throughout the county during December, January, and February. Please see attached for the Open House schedule and Magnet application window dates. If you would like an application or additional information, please contact Ms. McLaughlin or 754-323-7500. You can also apply online at browardschoolsinnovativeprograms.com. Grade 5 students will be attending a presentation here at SRE on Thursday, Jan. 9 where they will hear more about some of the nearby Middle School Magnet options. Please see our flyer for more information.
MEETING WITH THE MAYOR OF DAVIE
As a culmination of our Government Unit, the third graders attended a field trip to City Hall. We had the wonderful opportunity to meet with Davie's Mayor, Judy Paul. Mayor Paul invited us into her office. She asked the children questions about their studies, and shared her personal stories. She also explained how she hands out "Peanut Butter and Jelly sandwiches" to make people happy in this town. The children understood the metaphor, and continued asking her about preserving wildlife, balancing the budget, and her horseback riding interests. We had a lovely visit, and really connected a "being there experience" with our learning.
PARENT WRITING WORKSHOP: SESSION ONE
Mrs. Gonzalez recently conducted a parent writing workshop where she went over best practices for students to use at home and at school. This thirty-minute presentation is now available on video for the first time. Please click the link to watch the Writing Workshop Presentation.
CODE OF CONDUCT 2013-2014
The Code of Student Conduct handook is now available to parents and students. The videos for elementary and secondary students are embedded in the Code Book on page vi - Summary of Changes. Posters advertising the electronic Code of Student Conduct handbook will be delivered to all schools. Each poster will contain a Quick Response (QR) Code in order for individuals to scan and download the Code Book to their smartphone/devices.


Download Code of Conduct Information

GET INVOLVED VIDEO ON BECON TV
This video highlights the many ways that volunteers can help Broward Public Schools by getting involved in education.

Watch the District's Get Involved Video

PRIMARY DISMISSAL PROCEDURES
All students being dismissed from the Primary dismissal side will all be dismissed from the North exit only. 

This means that:
  • Students that are meeting someone to either walk home or go to a car waiting on the north side of the school (36th street) will stay within the white-chained area and exit the campus at dismissal. We are asking parents to not park in the parking lot on the East side of the school and walk up to the dismissal area and walk their child back to the car. This is very dangerous and we are concerned about anyone walking through the car rider traffic.
  • If your child is a car rider, and you drive through the parking lot and pick them up, the students will also exit the school through the North exit and be escorted around to the car rider area – the same area we have always used.
  • If a student is a bike rider, they will also exit the school through the North exit, with all other students, but will be able to go to the bike rack and retrieve their bike.
GRADE LEVEL EXPECTATIONS
Curious about the academic expectations of your child's grade level? Click here to download the various guides that pertain to each grade level K - 5.
ESE WORKSHOPS
The ESE & Support Services Department in collaboration with FDLRS Parent Services offers a variety of parent workshops and information for parents of students with disabilities. Download our flyer for more information and the 2013 school calendar.
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