• Hello Panda Families,Are you looking forward to meeting your child's teacher? Join us on Wednesday, August 9th, as we open our doors to welcome our Panda Scholars and their families to our annual Meet the Teacher event from 11am to 12pm. Our dedicated staff will be available to assist families with online forms, bus transportation, and provide general back-to-school information to help you prepare for the upcoming school year. Please take a few moments to review information sent to your email and posted on our school website. Reach out to us during school business hours if you have any questions. We can't wait to see you there!Parent Electronic FormsPanda parents we need your help! As Pinellas County Schools continues to embrace electronic forms and processes, all parents are asked to log into their Focus account as soon as possible. There are electronic forms that must be acknowledged online for any student and parent to access their account and we want everyone ready to go prior to the start of school. All parents are asked to login as soon as possible so that all accounts are active and accessible. Most student schedules and teacher assignments are already posted. Please note that student schedules are not final until after the 6th day of school and are subject to change. Use the link below to get started.https://focus.pcsb.org/focus/index.php

    Meet the Teacher - August 9, 11:00 AM- 12:00 PM      Let’s Reconnect! This is a great opportunity to take a few pictures with your Pandas on campus, while you are here to meet and greet your child’s teacher.  This day can’t come soon enough for Eisenhower faculty and staff so they can meet their students and families.  Remember you are simply meeting and greeting!   Please visit our various checkpoints for information as you begin this year’s adventure. Meet the Teacher.Sp.png 

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    The Students’ First Day of School is Thursday, August 10  Student hours are 8:45 AM-2:55 PM. We look forward to welcoming all new and returning Pandas to the2023-2024 school year!  The Eisenhower Team is committed to making this a highly successful andrewarding school year for all Pandas!  Our team has worked diligently all summer to ensure that allPandas return to a safe, clean, and beautiful campus this fall. A huge shout out and many thanks to ourplant operations team for their hard work all summer for deep cleaning of our facilities and completingrepairs and upgrades needed. We know that you are also preparing for the new school year!

    Supply Lists2023-2024 Supply Lists are available on our school website.https://www.pcsb.org/eisenhower-es

    UniformsEisenhower Elementary is a uniform school. (Please see attached letter with examples.)Mandatory Uniform Policy, English 2023-2024.docx 

    Morning ArrivalStaff will begin supervision of students at 8:15am. Prior to 8:15am, students are not permitted on campus for student safety. Students may enter the campus in the front main entrance carline or the back walking gate.  They will all be directed to the cafeteria until 8:30am. Classrooms will be open to students beginning at 8:30am. If your student is not eating breakfast, weencourage arrivals after 8:30am. Students may report directly to their homeroom class at that time. Instruction begins promptly at 8:45am. Important Safety Reminders

    Safety and Patience Safety is always our number one priority.  Thank you for modeling safe walking and driving practices for children. While the first few days may seem a longer pick-up process, I assure you that our team is very efficient with afternoon pick-up procedures and will get you on your way within minutes.  We will needyour patience.

    Dismissal ChangesIf your child is going home a different way than normal, please let the teacher AND the office know by 2:00 the day of dismissal. 

    Parking Lot SafetyChildren should always be with an adult, and never on their own when walking in the parking lot. Parking in front of the main school gate and entrance is not permitted.

    Late ArrivalsStudents arriving late must be escorted by an adult to be signed in in the front office. 

    Early sign-outsEarly sign-outs are highly discouraged, but if you must, please do so prior to 2:00 pm. You must bring a driver’s license or Identification to sign out your student. 

    Bus Rider BulletinFamilies of bus riders should sign up for Bus Bulletin to receive alerts of delay and or any updates. https://www.pcsb.org/busbulletin

    Reporting Absences It is the responsibility of parents and caregivers to report their child's absencealong with the reason for the absence by calling the school absence reporting line or emailing the teacher. Please include your child’s first and last name when reporting absences.  You may also reportan absence to the email absence reporting link: http://Report Absence - Eisenhower Elementary <EisenhowerES.Absence@pcsb.org>;

    Parent LunchesReturning this year-Parents and Families listed on the student information card will be allowed to eat on campus with their Panda weekly.  We will give the specific days in future communication.

    SPECIAL FIRST DAY DROP-OFF (change) We recognize that the first day of school is extra special.  On Thursday August 10th only we will allow families to walk their children all the way to class. Beginning Friday, August 11th parents must drop off at front door. 

      SACI would like to invite Panda families, community members, and business partners, to join our School Advisory Council (SAC). The purpose of the SAC is to assist the principal in developing and evaluating the results of the school improvement plan and the annual school budget. Interested? Please email Principal Baker at bakerti@pcsb.org or complete the link below. https://forms.office.com/r/EDNWSqEkzB