Solar Eclipse Viewing Permission Slip

On August 21, 2017, for the first time since 1918, a solar eclipse will be visible on a path across the United States. Warrick County School Corporation students (with your permission indicated below) will be allowed to go outside and participate in activities and view the period of totality (“Solar Eclipse Viewing”). Classroom teachers will be providing additional details regarding viewing location for their particular class as the event approaches.

If you want your child to participate in outdoor viewing activities planned on August 21st for the eclipse, please review, sign and return this form as soon as possible. If you do not wish for your child to be outside during this event or if you do not return this form, alternative activities will be held inside during this period. 

Permission Slip

Jim Martin Student Assistance Fund

Memorial fund set up by the Martin Family in honor of former Warrick County School Corporation Superintendent Jim Martin.  Contributions will be used to assist Warrick County students that are at-risk and students with financial needs.  Funds may be used to purchase school supplies, school clothes, food, pay for academic testing and any other needs deemed appropriate.

https://www.gofundme.com/jim-martin-student-assistance-fund

Early Childhood Screenings

**Attention**

Parents of Warrick County 3-5 Year Olds

Staff from your local Warrick County Schools will be available to screen your preschooler's vision, hearing, speech and development skills FREE OF CHARGE at the following locations and dates:

August 15 & 16 - Castle High School - Community Room
August 17 & 18 - WCSC Central Services Building, Boonville, IN (formerly Buehler's)

Please call Brenda at the corporation office for an appointment at 812-897-6578

Back to school

First day of school August 9, 2017

For up to date back to school information including:
Book Rental
Calendars
Orientation
and more...

Click here:  Back to School

Find supply lists and more back to school information on your school's website.

School Bus Drivers needed

I would like to let everyone know of our severe shortage of school bus drivers.  We have been able to cover all of our routes up to this point; however we have had to double up some of our runs.

We are searching for interested parties in becoming school bus drivers.  We will provide the needed training required to become a driver at no charge to you other than the cost of the license itself, which is $30.00.

Starting pay for a sub bus driver is $63.80/day and after 14 consecutive days jumps to standard pay of $72.28/day.  This is for a typical morning and afternoon run consisting of 3-4 hours per day.

This is a great opportunity to learn a skill that can create you a supplemental income and still be off when the kids are not in school.  We will be scheduling classes soon.  All classes will start at 9:00 am at the Transportation Garage located at 3455 S. Yankeetown Rd.  It typically takes 4 weeks of training before you test in Vincennes.  You will test on the same vehicle you train in, making it less confusing for you.   There will be some additional training needed after passing the skills test, however that can be worked in around your required driving and observing hours behind the wheel.   Any questions feel free to give us a call.  Our number is 812-897-0495 and you may apply online for the sub-bus driver position.

Thanks for your consideration,

R. Guy Gentry
Manager of Transportation
ggentry@warrick.k12.in.us

Report card rewards

Check out rewards for good report cards offered by area businesses. Click here

WCSC recognized by IDOE as a School of Promising Practice

Warrick County School Corporation has been recognized by the Indiana Department of Education as a corporation of Promising Practice in the area of Inclusive Practices.  Warrick County School Corporation’s Promising Practice is one of 200 Education or wrap-around service programs to be recognized by the Department in honor of Indiana’s bicentennial celebration.

Director of Special Education, Tad Powless, commented, “We are grateful to be recognized as one of the Indiana Department of Education’s Promising Practices.  The recognition is for Inclusive Practices so the credit needs to go to ALL Warrick County School Corporation Staff.”

Identified programs, like Warrick County School Corporation, are student-centered and focus on positively impacting students through innovative programming and activities that provide a high-quality learning environment and experience.

Warrick County School Corporation’s Inclusive Practices Promising Practice will be shared with educators across the state of Indiana as an example of best practices that are having a positive impact on Hoosier students.

Additional information about the Promising Practices initiative can be found on the Department's website:  www.doe.in.gov/outreach/promising-practices

Immunizations

Reminder:  Student immunization records are required.  Parents should submit student immunization records to the school or contact the school nurse to confirm pending immunization appointments. 
Immunization Requirements

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New this year

Beginning this year, there will be two separate dismissal bells at the end of our school day.  All the bus riders will be dismissed at 2:45, with all walkers, riders, drivers and athletes being dismissed at 2:50.  Please plan accordingly to leave school property safely.   Thank you!

Dress Code Expectations Reminder 2017-2018

Boonville High Schools interpretation of the dress code is as follows: No Shorts, skirts or holes in jeans are to be higher than the length of a student's/ teacher's ID badge above the top of the knee cap.  No Shirts are to have an opening that is more than the length of a student's / teacher's ID badge below the collar bone of a student's neck.  No pants or shorts are to be worn more than the width of a student's / teacher's ID badge below the waist.  Shirts and pants are to overlap, even while seated.  ID badges are the same size as a driver's license or credit card.  Shirts must cover the shoulder by at least a cap (sleeve).  Hair must be of a natural hair color.  Spacers for piercings are not allowed other than in the ears.  Leggings, jeggings, yoga pants or tights may not be worn unless covered with a dress, skirt, or shorts that meet the same standards as the ID card requirements.

NEW ENROLLEES

Please call the school, 897-4701 to schedule an appointment with a counselor to enroll new students.  To speed up your enrollment process, print out the enrollment form, emergency card and bring it with you to your appointment.

If you should need assistance with lunches and textbook rental, you may apply online www.LunchApp.com.

Thank you!!

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