Do I need to report my child's attendance on Virtual days?
YES, on VIRTUAL Day's attendance must be reported through the Parent Portal. If you forget to report attendance for the current day, you can call the main office and it can be adjusted. If attendance is not reported, it will be recorded as a marked absence for your child. Also, please be sure that your child logs into their Special's Class in the afternoon as it is a continuous part of the school day.
Has the School calendar been updated?
Yes, 2020-2021 Updated Calendar
Should I be screening my child?
YES, Parents should be screening their child EVERY day before leaving for school. This screening is a guide for parents to be used daily.
Where can I find the Student Handbook?
The Student Handbook can be found on under "Forms & Links" on the website.
What is the Arrival & Dismissal time?
School will begin at 9AM and end at 1:15pm. All students who walk or are driven to school should NOT arrive before 8:55 am.
Preschool students will attend from 9:15 AM until 12:30 PM. Parents dropping students off should NOT arrive before 9:10 AM. Preschool paperwork will be sent out the week of August 24th.
What is the school drop off procedure?
Parents driving their child to school must pull all the way up to the drop off where staff will take your child's temperature before exiting the car. Children will then proceed into the gym.
Walkers should wait on a blue circle painted on the sidewalk maintaining social distancing until a staff member takes their temperature. Children will then proceed into the gym.
There is no parking in front of the school. If you need to park, please park across the street in the municipal lot.
Where will students enter the building?
Students will be entering the building through the gym. If a student arrives after 9:10am, they should come in through the main office and Miss Hardy will give them a late pass.
Preschool students drop-off/pick up will be at the Scharre Wing entrance.
Does my child need to wear a mask? Are staff members required to wear a mask?
YES! ALL students and staff members are required to wear facial masks at all times.
Are students required to wear a facial mask on the bus?
YES! All students are required to wear a mask on the bus and keep their mask on for the entire bus ride. School bus drivers WILL NOT allow students to board the bus if they do not have their masks on.
How do I subscribe to the BES App?
The app is available for free in the App Store for your Apple or Android device.
Search Blairstown Elementary School in the App Store
Register and create your account
Select “Parent” as roll option
Will school lunch be available?
Student lunches will be available to students as a bagged/box grab and go style lunch and will be delivered to the homerooms prior to dismissal for students to eat at home. NO lunch will be served in the cafeteria. All student lunch accounts will be done through Pay Schools. (we will send out information on how to sign up for Pay Schools) NO cash transactions will be accepted. We will also have available on our website a daily lunch order form for parents or virtual students as well as off-day cohort students. Lunches can be pick up for those students at the main office at dismissal
How do I pay for my child's Cafeteria charges?
* Log on to payschoolscentral.com
* Select the "Sign-Up" option from the menu
* The screens will guide you through the process to establish your account
* The internet convenience fee is a percentage for credit cards and a flat fee for ACH transaction