Francis Lore Elementary School
    MAIN OFFICE:      538-9800 Ext. 6100                                   NURSE: 538-9800 Ext. 6125



    Parent must call 538-9800 Ext. 6100 by 9:00 A.M. (note stating reason for absence is required upon return)


    Call ext. 6100 if your child will be arriving late to school.  Instruction starts promptly at 9:00 A.M. PLEASE arrive on time if dropping off your child.


    Breakfast Program:                        

    Not before 8:15 A.M. – drop off area at door #9 (Side of school building).  Cost is $1.70 per day.


    Lunch Account:                               

    https://www.PayForIt.net (to review status of account or add money)  Money sent in  must be in an envelope labeled lunch money with the name of student & teacher written on the envelope.  If your child forgets his/her lunch money, only a complete lunch may be charged and money charged to account must be repaid the next day.


    Instant Alert:                                    

    Parents are responsible to update information – www.https://instantalert.honeywell.com.


    Early Pick Up:                                   

    Only a parent-authorized contact may pick up student - (sign out & photo ID required).


    Drop Off A.M.:                                 
    Only drop off students at the back/fenced in area of school – children may not enter the building until 8:55 A.M. unless they are attending A.M. EDP or the Breakfast Program (not before 8:15).  If your child is late to school, they must sign in at the security desk or main office and receive a late pass before going to class.


    Busses/P.M. Pick Up:                      

    We encourage all students assigned to a bus to ride the bus to and from school unless attending the EDP After School Program.  A parent note is required if being picked up instead of riding the bus home.  If  picking up your child from the walker-pick up area located in the back of the school building at the end of the day, please be prepared to sign your child out on the clipboard provided by staff members and show photo ID if asked.   If you need to pick-up your child and you have not called, provided a note or an email to the main office by 3:00 P.M., it is required that you come into the building and sign your child out in the main office.  Students MUST ride assigned bus – no switching busses allowed. Questions regarding bus times/routes please call 538-9800 Ext.7111 (Transportation Dept.)


    Emergency Closing:                       

    You will receive an Instant Alert (keep your Instant Alert info updated - only parents can update Instant Alert after initial entry by school staff).


    Delayed Opening:                          

    10:30 A.M.start – your bus will come 1½ hours (90 minutes) late.


    Medicine at School:                        
    Call Nurse Craig at Ext. 6125 for information and forms or go to the Lore School Website/Parents and Students/Health Office.  

    Homework Hotline:                       

    Use teacher’s voice mail extension posted on website and handbook.


    Birthday Treats:                             

    Bite size items only, no balloons, no “mini-parties”- items must be left in office for pickup by teacher when convient.


    Lost & Found:                                

    Please label all clothing, school bags & lunch bags with child’s name. 


    Extended Day:                               

    Office 538-9800 Ext. 7179 Michelle Garrison, or website under Ewing Public Schools/District Information/Extended Day Program


    Weekly Bulletin:                            

    Posted on website under Lore School/News/Bulletin.


    Monthly Calendar:                       

    Posted on website under Lore/Calendar – calendar is not sent home.


    Gr. 4/5 Parents:                               

    Refer to website for Code of Conduct for Gr. 4/5 students.


    For further details see website under Calendar & News (Virtual Backpack) – updated daily/as needed