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New Opening and Closing Time

The School Board of Broward County, Florida, approved new opening and closing times for 18 schools for the 2015/16 school year. Parkway Middle is one of these schools. Please note the new start time for Parkway Middle School.

School will now start at 7:30 am and end at 2:30 pm.

Breakfast will be served from 7:00 am to 7:25 am.

Student supervision will be provided from 7:00 am until 3:00 pm, unless students are in a school sponsored afterschool activity

Orientation

Orientation will be held on August 10th, 2015, in the Gymnasium
6th Grade 9 AM – 11 AM

7th and 8th Grade 1 PM – 3 PM

REGISTRATION BEGINS; Tuesday, July 28, 2015

Time: 8:00 AM – 2:00 PM (Monday – Thursday)

Below is a checklist to help the registration process go as smoothly as possible:

First, make sure that we are the correct school.  To find out the school(s) assigned to your home address, you can either use our School Locator feature or call the District’s Innovative Programs Department at 754-321-2380. You must provide your specific street address and your child’s grade level and the office will determine the correct school your child is supposed to attend.

When you arrive at your child’s school to register, please use the following checklist:

CHECKLIST FOR ENROLLMENT OF STUDENTS K-12

(School Board Policy 5.1 Erollment and Withdrawl amended 1/15/13)
NOTE: Students whose parents are found, after appropriate investigation, to have submitted fraudulent information in an effort to enroll a student in a school to which the student is not assigned shall be immediately withdrawn and referred for enrollment in the appropriate boundaried school.

PROOF OF RESIDENCE (Domicile)
One current piece of evidence from the following sources in the name of the parent/guardian registering the child:

• Current telephone or electric bill in the name of the parent registering the child.
• Rent receipt with the name of lessor and contact information/mortgage statement.
• Lease agreement with name of lessor and contact information.
• Mortgage commitment.
• Home Purchase contract including specified closing date, with copy of deed to be provided within 60days of closing date. AND One of the following:
• Automobile Insurance.
• Current Florida Driver’s License/Florida Identification Card.
• Cellular telephone bill.
• Credit card statement.
• Bank account statement.
• United States Postal Service confirmation of address change request or evidence of correspondence delivered through U.S. Postal Service.
• Declaration of Domicile form from the County Records Department.

When school is in session and proof of domicile, as stated above, cannot be presented at the time of registration, the student shall be registered in school with the following document: A statement of Bona Fide Residence signed by the parent/guardian.  Acceptable proof of residency MUST be provided within 30 school days from the list above.

When parent/guardian resides with someone else who resides in the school’s boundary area, the parent/guardian must submit:

• Notarized Statement of Bona Fide Residence signed by parent/guardian and owner or lessee with whom the parent/guardian is residing.
• Any proof of residency from the first list above in the name of owner or lessee signing the Statement of Bona Fide Residence form.
• Parent must then submit either a FL Driver’s License, FL Identification Card or Voter’s Registration card with their name and the address of the owner or lessee within 30 school days.

EVIDENCE OF PROPER AGE
• Official birth certificate.

If such certificate is not available, the following forms of evidence are acceptable:

• A duly attested transcript of a certificate of a religious document showing date of birth accompanied by an affidavit sworn to by the parent.
• Insurance policy on the child’s life which has been in force at least two years.
• A passport or certificate of arrival in the U.S. showing the age of the child.
• Official school records that provide evidence that the child has attended school for four years.
• An affidavit sworn to by the parent, accompanied by a certificate from the county health officer, that he/she believes the child to be of required school age.

EVIDENCE OF MEDICAL EXAMINATION
• Students, grades K-12 and entering Florida school for the first time, must present evidence of a medical examination performed within twelve months prior to their initial enrollment or day student was brought to school to fill out necessary forms for the purpose of becoming a Broward County Public School student.
• Parents must provide a written notification of any health/medical problem that requires staff awareness and/or supervision for their child.
• Medical Treatment Form, if needed.

EVIDENCE OF IMMUNIZATION

• Florida Certificate of Immunization (Form HD680)
• Permanent medical exemption (if immunization if contraindicated for one or all).
• Religious exemption (Form 681), a temporary exemption (Form DH680 Part B) or a medical exemption (Form DH680, Part C).

EVIDENCE OF CUSTODY/GUARDIANSHIP

• If the student is residing with someone other than the parent or legal guardian, the following provisions shall apply:
• If parent/guardian lives within the tri-county area (Miami-Dade, Broward or Palm Beach), the individual registering the child must provide documentation of custody by an appropriate state agency such as the Department of Children and Families or the Court.  In cases of hardship, to be determined by the school, a signed, notarized letter appointing custody will be sufficient.
• If the parent/guardian lives outside the tri-county area (including outside of the U.S.), a notarized statement from the parent/guardian, identifying the person assuming responsibility for the child must be presented.
• If a parent/guardian lives within the tri-county area and the student lives in a residence licensed by he   Department of Children and Families, the student may be enrolled in the school that serves that licensed residence.

EMERGENCY INFORMATION

• Registration emergency card (NOTE: Only parents/guardians signing registration form can change registration/emergency information).

SCHOOL RECORDS (If any)

• Latest report card and/or transcript needed for appropriate grade placement.

If you have any questions, please call our school’s Registrar during school hours at 754-322-4012.

Immunization Requirements for students entering the 7th grade

Prior to entering the 7th grade, all students must provide a Florida Certificate of Immunization (DH 680) stating that their immunizations are complete for 7th grade entry.  Please note that in addition to compliance with all other required immunizations, children entering the 7th grade in Florida schools must have received one dose of the tetanus-diphtheria-pertussis (Tdap) vaccine.

Your child may need additional immunizations and/or you may just need to turn in the updated DH 680 form.

You may request the form from your child’s physician’s office, visit a public health center (more information at http://www.browardchd.org/VaccinationLocations.aspx, or get your child’s DH 680 form online via Florida SHOTS at:

https://www.flshots.com/flshots/RetrieveImmRcd/GetForm680.csp

For a guide on how to retrieve your child’s 680 online, please see this pdf file.

Only original 680 DH forms are accepted, please do not turn in copies. The form must have the signature of the responsible healthcare provider, either by hand or by means of an electronic signature verification ID from Florida SHOTS.

Please review the form prior to turning it in to the registrar’s office because forms with errors will not meet state requirements.

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“FIRST DAY” PACKETS

Your student will receive a packet of forms and information the week of August 24th that are very important in order to have a successful school year. Please make sure to review all this information with your child and then return all the forms to school no later than September 4th.
Forms to return:
1. Registration Card
2. Emergency Card
3. Code of Student Conduct Handbook pages (see above)
4. Student Acknowledgement form
5. School-Parent-Student Compact
6. School Enhancement Form

Please make sure to complete ALL the information on each form.

CODE OF STUDENT CONDUCT HANDBOOK

Parents and students, on July 1, 2015 the 2015-2016 Code of Student Conduct Handbook was posted on Broward Schools’ website at http://www.browardschools.com. Parents and students may also access the Code of Student Conduct Handbook through the BEEP Portal or use their smartphones to scan the Quick Response Code (QRC) on any of the Code Book posters displayed throughout the school’s campus.

It is very important that both you and your student review this information. In your child’s first day packet, there will be signature forms that are mandatory to be returned from the
Code of Student Conduct Handbook.
1. Acknowledgement form
2. Media Release form
3. FERPA Opt-Out Notification form
4. Health Screenings-Parent Opt-Out form

Code of Conduct Handbook

Annual Back to School Giveaway

August 15th 10am – 2pm

Please view the flyer for more information

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Unified Dress Code

This upcoming school year our unified dress code will remain in place. As you plan for back to school shopping we want to remind you that our school colors are navy blue, white, black, gold and khaki. All shirts must be collared shirts. Students may wear dresses, pants, skirts or shorts (all appropriate length per Broward County dress code). All jackets, sweaters, and socks, must also be in one of the dress code colors. Hooded sweaters are not permitted; however, belts are highly encouraged. The Performing Arts & STEM Magnet Program will offer jackets for sale based upon the students’ artistic area. CITY students will also be able to purchase shirts with the CITY Logo.