2022-23 Early Childhood Handbook

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August 2021

Dear EC Families,

Welcome to the 2021-2022 school year at Norwalk Catholic, Early Childhood (EC). We are looking forward to having your smiling faces back on campus. I pray that you were able to enjoy some rest and relaxation over the summer. As we prepare for this year, we want to pass on some important information to help you prepare your child for their first day of school. We are preparing for a more traditional start of the school year but we will keep your child's health and safety our utmost priority.

Preschool students should arrive at the back doors off of Baker St. from 8:50am - 9:00am for AM and 12:25pm - 12:35pm for PM class. The only dress code requirement for preschool is that students have fully enclosed shoes.

Kindergarten students should arrive at the main front doors off of State St. from 8:50am - 9:00am. Kindergarten students wear uniforms everyday unless otherwise stated. Uniform information can be found in our handbook on page 31. You can find a copy of our handbook on our school website.

Parents will be allowed to bring students in the first week of school. After that we ask that you allow them to be greeted by our staff and get to their class on their own.

You should have received an email from our Technology Director, Ron Forrest explaining how to access your child's email account. Information throughout the school year will be available on your child's email. If you haven’t received an email please call the school office for assistance.

Attached today you will find the remainder of paperwork that is required for your child to attend school at the EC. You can view our supply list on our school website. Our teachers are looking forward to meeting your family.

Please drop off paperwork and any supplies prior to the start of school or bring it with you to our

Open House on Thursday, August 26th from 11am - 1pm or 4pm - 6pm

Please see the chart below for all required paperwork:

Required Paperwork



EC Paperwork*

EC Paperwork*

Birth Certificate

Birth Certificate

Shot Record

Shot Record

Custody Agreement (If applicable)

Custody Agreement (If applicable)

Medical Statement (requires doctor's signature)

*included in today's mailing

Norwalk Catholic students enrolled in Preschool - 6th grade have the opportunity to use our flyer clubhouse. Our clubhouse is open from 6:30am - 6:00pm. To register to use the clubhouse please visit: you have any questions about the clubhouse please refer to the general guidelines on our school website or call the EC office at any time.

Please remember that all EC students begin the school year on a staggered start.

Monday, August 30:

Pre4 Morning Students: Last Names Beginning A-L
Pre4 Afternoon Students: Last Names Beginning A-H
Kindergarten Students: Last Names BeginningA-L

Tuesday, August 31st:

Pre4 Morning Students: Last Names Beginning M-Z
Pre4 Afternoon Students: Last Names Beginning I-Z
Kindergarten Students: Last Names Beginning M-Z

Wednesday, September 1:

ALL Pre4 and Kindergarten

Pre3 students please refer to the letter that will be coming home next week. If anyone needs to make special arrangements to start the year please feel free to call the office at 419-668-8480. Class lists will be posted on August 16th. All students will be receiving a letter from your child's teacher in the coming weeks.

We are so happy to have your child with us and we cannot wait to see them grow in mind, body and spirit! If you have any questions, please feel free to contact me or Mrs. Maria Livengood the school secretary at the Early Childhood office. The EC Office will be open from 7:00am to 3:00pm Monday-Friday. You can reach me via email at Wishing you a safe, restful, healthy and fun-filled remainder of the summer!

God Bless,

Gail Reynolds - Director

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