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Shepherdstown Elementary School
662 South Church Street
Shepherdstown, WV 25443
Phone: 304-876-6270
Fax: 304-876-6850
 
Scott Jacobson, Principal
 
                   
 
 
 

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  • Healthcheck

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  • K-1 math

     

     

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  • Citizenship Awards are posted under Our School, Recognitions

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  • If you missed Kindgerten Registration please call the office 304-876-6270
     
    Students entering Shepherdstown Elementary School must live in our School District to enroll for school. Students must enroll at their home school.  
    Child must be 5 years old before September 1 in order to enter kindergarten.

     School policy allows admission of children born between September 1st and September 15th inclusive only if they meet eligibility requirements.

    To be eligible for early Kindergarten entrance, the child must score at or above the ninety fifth percentile on a standardized comprehensive measure of developmental skills when compared to age norms appropriate to a child who would be 5 years old prior to September 1.  This assessment will be administered by qualified Jefferson County personnel.  To enroll a child born between those dates, please contact the Pupil Services Department at 304-728-9236.

     

    1. Please bring an original State Certified Birth Certificate with the State Seal, as per requirement of WV state law. Information for acquiring a West Virginia State Certified Birth Certificate can be obtained at your county court house or the school office, but you cannot get a State Certified Birth Certificate at the Court House.

     

    2. Proof of the required Immunization Records (listed below)

    · DPT –(four doses required - one dose must be given on or after the fourth birthday)

    · Polio –(three doses required - one dose must be given on or after the fourth birthday)

    · MMR = Measles –(two doses before kindergarten admission) (1st. dose must be after 1st. birthday)

    Rubella –(two doses before kindergarten admission) (1st. dose must be after 1st. birthday)

    Mumps-(two doses before kindergarten admission) (1st. dose must be after 1st. birthday)

    · Varicella (Chickenpox)-(two doses before kindergarten admission-first dose must be after first birthday)

    · Hepatitis B-(3 doses required - last dose must be after the age of 6 months)

    · Once school has started and a student transfers to a WV School from Out of State, a TB Skin Test is required before entering school.

    • Tuberculin Test-Only required for students in high risk categories.  See Jefferson County Health Department for screening information.
     
    *To find out how to get immunization records, contact your family physician or contact the Jefferson County Health Department at 304-728-8416. The Health Department holds clinics the 3rd Thursday of the month from 9:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m.
     
    rtment for screening information.

    To find out how to get immunization records contact your family physician.

     3. Physical - Every kindergarten student will need a Physical completed by a Physician before entering kindergarten. Forms for a Physical are available at the School Office or a local Doctor’s Office.

     

    4. Schools are also required to ask for Your child’s Social Security Card.  

     

    5. Proof of residency Please bring a utility bill such as an electric bill that has your Name and your 911 physical address not just your mailing address.
     
     6. EVERY CHILD ENROLLING MUST HAVE A COMPREHENSIVE HEALTH SCREENING AS WELL AS PROOF OF A DENTAL EXAMINATION COMPLETED
    Health Check Forms are available at local physicians' offices, the Jefferson County Board of Education office and the Pupil Services webpage, under Medical Forms. There is no specific form for the dental exam - at a minimum, proof of exam should show the date of the exam (must be within the previous 12 months) and have the dentist's signature.

     

     

     

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  • Roots & Shoots

    Wanting to volunteer, please feel free to go to the website. There is a "Becoming a Volunteer" tab right at the top.

    You can use this link: http://bit.ly/1L0rGdn  


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  • Caring Bags

    Thanks to your overwhelming generosity, the Student Council was able to make 76 "Caring Bags" for the homeless.


     

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  • horses

    Miss Kaye accepting the check for Horses with Hearts!  Thanks for all of your donations-$600, 3 tokens, a seed, and 1 tooth!


     

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  • Congratulations to Geography Bee Winners
     
     
    First Place:Andrew Oyerly
     
    Second Place:Sam Struthers
     
    Third Place:Rachel Hunter
     

     
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  • AlphaBEST - Before/After School Childcare

    Why AlphaBEST

    AlphaBEST Education has developed a unique afterschool program model that combines a safe, supervised environment necessary for working parents with an expanded learning curriculum to assist schools to meet their goals. The careful balance between relaxed, fun activities and engaging learning experiences is achieved through our curriculum developed by national subject experts and our careful training, selection and supervision of staff.

     
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  • In Jefferson County, There’s an App for That

    Jefferson County Schools has released its new mobile application, “Jefferson County Schools” for use with the Android, iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch, and Amazon Kindle operating systems. The free app, now available for download on Google Play, iTunes, and the Amazon Appstore provides information about the daily operations of Jefferson County Schools. You can see the scheduled events, directory information, breakfast and lunch menus, current status of Closings/Delays/Early Dismissals, and any school bus that may be running late. You can even login to Live Grades, the electronic gradebook, from this site.

                For information about bus delays, you may call the new hotline at 304-885-5000.

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