Back to School
Back to school TipThink ahead. Conference week will eventually arrive. I hated having to always scramble to find who had what siblings at our school. The worst thing is when siblings have different last names. I also disliked having to wait for every teacher to go through the offices' files to find siblings. Why not take care of the sibling issue at the beginning of the year when you are guaranteed to meet almost all of the parents & get all of your paperwork returned? I am not sure what other schools do, but the plan I was using (waiting until every teacher met and looking through tons of files) didn't work.
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So..... a few years ago. I came up with a solution. A student/parent information form. I give the Spanish/English for to all of the parents in my Meet and Greet folder. I ask them send the paperwork back to school with their child. Results: I always have a copy of the family contact information and their siblings. The best part about it.......... I don't have to scramble or run to the office looking for "John's Siblings". Enjoy the freebie, and please leave some feedback. I update the form every year!
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