2022-23 Important Information (New Information Every Week) Pt. 6

South Loop Families,

We are very excited to welcome everyone back to a new school year. We hope that everyone had a fun, restful summer spending time with loved ones and focusing on self-care. Below you will find our Parent Handbook for this year. PLEASE TAKE TIME TO READ IT IN DETAIL. It will have a lot of very important information for the upcoming year and can answer many of the questions you may have. Also, below are some important dates to remember such as the Back to School Picnic and a Virtual Meet and Greet for NEW families, as well as a great way to support SLES.

We look forward to seeing everyone on AUGUST 22nd!

Parent Handbook 2022-23


Kindergarten Families Meet and Greet

Playground fun to meet classmates and for the students to tour their classroom
Classroom assignments will be available on Friday,  August 12th. 

August 18, 2022
Primary Building – Mary Richardson Park

  • Room 131: 9:00 am -10:00 am
  • Room 124: 10:30 am – 11:30 am
  • Room 127: 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm 

Virtual Meeting with Administration with New Families ONLY of Pre-K and 1st- 8th grade students

Thursday , August 18, 2022 at 6:00 PM

Google Meet joining info
Video call link: https://meet.google.com/mkp-vava-fog
Or dial: ‪(US) +1 470-222-8231‬ PIN: ‪901 343 579‬#
More phone numbers: https://tel.meet/mkp-vava-fog?pin=1914145801611

PreK -8th grade Families Back to School Picnic

August 27, 2022 
Primary Building: 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
Sign up to volunteer and invitation: 


Bring a blanket or lawn chair
Food, drinks, D.J. and games will be provided
Each family is asked to bring one sharable treat and/or dessert. No peanut products

Classroom and Curriculum Overview the week of August 29-September 1

Pre-school Families: Monday, August 29, 2022 – 6:15 pm – 7:00 pm 
You will hear an overview of your child’s school year from the classroom teacher.

Kdg-3rd Grade Families: Tuesday, August 30, 2022 – 6:15 pm to 7:00 pm. 
You will hear an overview of your child’s school year from the classroom teacher. 

4th-8th Grade Families: Wednesday, August 31, 2022 –6:15 pm to 7:00 pm.
You will hear an overview of your child’s school year from the classroom teachers.   

7th-8th Grade Families: Thursday, September 1, 2022 at 6:15 pm. 
You will hear an overview of the Student Bill of Rights, selective enrollment, selective prep, high school selections, 20122- 2023 assessments, promotion policy and middle school expectations and policies  from Mrs. Shelton, Mrs. Anders, and Mrs. Brewer.

Supporting South Loop School through Amazon Smile & BoxTop for Education

What is AmazonSmile?

AmazonSmile is a simple way for you to support your favorite charitable organization every time you shop, at no cost to you. AmazonSmile is available at smile.amazon.com on your web browser and can be activated in the Amazon Shopping app for iOS and Android phones. When you shop at AmazonSmile, you’ll find the exact same low prices, vast selection and convenient shopping experience as Amazon.com, with the added benefit that AmazonSmile will donate 0.5% of your eligible purchases to the charitable organization of your choice. You can choose from over one million organizations to support.

How do I shop at AmazonSmile?

To shop at AmazonSmile simply go to smile.amazon.com on your web browser or activate AmazonSmile on your Amazon Shopping app on your iOS or Android phone (found under settings on your app). On your browser, you may also want to add a bookmark to smile.amazon.com to make it even easier to return and start your shopping at AmazonSmile. When you’re using the app, always check for the “AmazonSmile” logo to ensure you’re activated for AmazonSmile. SELECT: FRIENDS and FAMILY of SOUTH LOOP SCHOOL INC

What is Box Tops for Education? 
Through the Box Tops for Education program, we can raise funds for our school. 
Consider collecting Box Tops all school year as a project with your child. Box Tops makes it easy. All you need is your phone! Download the Box Tops app, shop as you normally would, then use the app to scan your store receipt within 14 days of purchase. The app will identify Box Tops products on your receipt and automatically credit our school’s earnings online. TWICE a year, our school will receive a check and will use the money to support our students’ instructional resources. If you shop for groceries online or have digital receipts, you can submit your email receipts to earn Box Tops for our school. Visit   app or website   for more details and to see a full list of participating retailers. Visit  https://www.boxtops4education.com/  for complete details.