Parent Orientations & ESJ 101

PARENT ORIENTATION

Monday, August 9

At least one parent for all new students  is required to attend orientation to help prepare for a successful start to the school year. This is a parent-only event. We appreciate you making other arrangements for your child(ren). 

You will receive your child’s teacher placement in the mail prior to orientation along with a campus map.

Early Learning Program 1 & 2 (New & Returning Parents)

  • 4:15 p.m. Check-in at the Early Learning Center
  • 4:30 p.m. Orientation in your child’s classroom
  • 5:00 p.m. ESJ 101, Lori Schiavone Commons
    • Meet parents and staff, enjoy hors d’oeuvres, and learn about Episcopal School of Jacksonville, St. Mark’s Campus. 
  • 6:00 p.m. Meet the Extended Day Staff, Dempsey Chapel

Pre-Kindergarten 3 & 4 (New & Returning Parents)

  • 4:45 p.m. Check in at the main carpool gate
  • 5:00 p.m. ESJ 101, Lori Schiavone Commons
    • Meet parents and staff, enjoy hors d’oeuvres, and learn about Episcopal School of Jacksonville, St. Mark’s Campus. 
  • 6:00 p.m. Orientation in your child’s classroom
  • 6:30 p.m. Meet the Extended Day Staff (Room 14)

Kindergarten – Grade 5 (New Parents Only)

  • 4:15 p.m. Check in at the main carpool gate
  • 4:30 p.m. Orientation in your child’s classroom
  • 5:00 p.m. ESJ 101, Lori Schiavone Commons
    • Meet parents and staff, enjoy hors d’oeuvres, and learn about Episcopal School of Jacksonville, St. Mark’s Campus. 
  • 6:00 p.m. Meet the Extended Day Staff, Dempsey Chapel

 

MEET YOUR TEACHER

Tuesday, August 10

Meet Your Teacher is a time for parents and students to explore their new classrooms, meet their teachers, and visit the resource classrooms. All students should be accompanied by an adult during this time.

ELP 1 & 2

8:30 – 9:15 a.m. (last names beginning with A-K)

9:30 – 10:15 a.m. (last names beginning with L-Z)

Pre-K 3 & 4

8:30 – 9:15 a.m. (last names beginning with L-Z)

9:30 – 10:15 a.m. (last names beginning with A-K)

Kindergarten

9:00 – 9:30 a.m.

Grades 2 & 4

9:45 – 10:15 a.m.

Grades 1 & 3

10:00 – 10:30 a.m.

Grade 5 (Parent and Student Orientation) 

This orientation will provide both parents and students an overview of all the exciting leadership opportunities in fifth grade. Breakfast will be served.

Parents will be in Room 37, Students will be in room 38

8:00 – 9:00 a.m.

 

BACK TO SCHOOL OPEN HOUSE 

Kindergarten – Grade 4 (New & Returning Parents)

At least one parent is required to attend this orientation to help familiarize yourself with your child’s classroom routines and expectations and to get to know the teachers. This is a parent-only event. We appreciate you making other arrangements for your child(ren). 

Kindergarten, Grades 1 & 2

Wednesday, August 18

5:30 p.m.

Grades 3 & 4

Thursday, August 19

5:30 p.m.

Please remember to wear your parent nametag if you already received one.  If you have not received a nametag, it will either be available at Orientation or early in the school year, depending on when your child enrolled.