NEW STUDENT GUIDE

Welcome to CCLCS! We are so glad you’re here! As you become familiar with our school, here are a few things you might want to know. Feel free to come to the office with any questions you might have. We also ask that you consult our Student Handbook for important school information. It’s going to be a great year! 

 

In the Morning:  

 

When time does school start?

  • School starts at 8:35 a.m.

  • Families that have made arrangements may drop off at 7:45 a.m. All others may arrive at 8:10 a.m. and head to outdoor recess or the morning quiet room.

 

What programs occur before school?

  • The following groups meet at 7:30 a.m. sharp! 

    • Band

    • Percussion

    • Strings

    • Choral (3 groups)

 

What time does Homeroom start? 

  • All students should be seated in Homeroom by 8:35 a.m.

  • Announcements start at 8:37 a.m. sharp.

  • If you come to school after 8:37 a.m., you are considered tardy and will need to sign in at the office.

 

During the Day:

 

What are the meal options?

  • We offer breakfast and lunch. Your parents can sign up using our online order system. You will also find our free/reduced application on our website. 

  • You can bring a snack that is easy to eat at your desk. Snack is at the start of 2nd period. 

  • You CANNOT bring ANY food with NUTS!

  • Please bring a reusable water bottle. We have a wall mounted water dispenser near the office.

  • CCLCS receives food donations for families to take home whenever needed. Please check in with the office if you are interested. 

What is my class schedule? 

  • Students are assigned a letter AND a color. You will move around to different classrooms for your classes. You will need a good backpack. CCLCS is happy to provide you with a backpack should you need assistance. 

  • School supplies are posted in late June on our website. CCLCS is happy to help assist with gathering necessary supplies. 

  • Some classes go outside, such as P.E., even in cold weather! Please follow our dress code and be prepared to be outside throughout the year. 

 

What type of technology is used?

  • You will be given a student assigned Chromebook to use throughout the year.

  • Your homeroom has a laptop cart, which holds and charges your laptop each night. 

  • You cannot take your laptop home. You will check out the laptop in morning Homeroom and check it back in during afternoon Homeroom. 

 

Is there recess?

  • Yes! You will go out for recess with your grade level before or after lunch.

 

End of the Day:

 

When and where do I go pack up to go home? 

  • At 2:53 p.m., there will be an announcement telling students to go back to homeroom.

  • Students return their laptops, clean up and pack up for dismissal. 

 

What is the dismissal procedure? 

  • Students who go on a bus are called first at 2:57 p.m. 

  • Students who are getting pick up go second. 

  • Walkers go third. Students must have permission to walk. Permission slips are in the office and should be signed by a guardian. 

  • CCCLS athletes are called last. 

 

Are there clubs at CCLCS? 

  • CCLCS hosts a variety of Clubs from 3:15 - 4:00 p.m. Some clubs run later than this. 

  • Please check in with the office to obtain a list of all current Clubs. 

  • Join a Club! It’s a great way to get to know students and teachers!

Welcome and Huzzah!