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Shoals and Loogootee
School Information
BACK TO SCHOOL!
Immunization requirements for the 2012-2013 school year
Summer is quickly passing us by; it will only be a few weeks until school is back in session. Now is the perfect time to think about the shots your student may need before they go back to school in the fall. Kindergarten or first-time first grade students, 6th grade students and college students may need immunizations before they can begin classes this fall. The Martin County Health Department conducts immunization clinics every Wednesday from 8:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. and from 12:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. On the first Wednesday of each month the clinic remains open until 6 p.m. Please note that Wednesday is the only day a nurse is available for immunizations. The health department office is located in the Shoals Federal Building (Post Office).
The Martin County Health Department has a contract with a company called VaxCare which will enable them to vaccinate children who are covered by insurance that pays for vaccines. VaxCare will provide the department with vaccine and will bill the patient's insurance for the cost. The patient must bring their insurance card at every visit or no vaccines can be given on that day. The health department will continue to vaccinate children on Medicaid, the uninsured and those who have insurance that does not pay for vaccines through the Vaccines for Children (VFC) program. They also provide Tetanus vaccine; Hepatitis A and B vaccine and TB testing to those age 19 and older without insurance for a fee. Adults with insurance that will pay for vaccines may be able to receive certain vaccines and have VaxCare bill their insurance. If you need additional information or if you have questions, call 247-3303. 
College students should receive information from their school concerning the required vaccines for incoming students. Most require a TB test within six months of the start of classes, a Tetanus booster (if the child has not received within the last 10 years). Also, proof of childhood vaccines for MMR and polio are often needed. The Hepatitis B series is recommended for students in health care fields or similar studies. The meningitis vaccine is recommended for students who will be living in dorms. 
For children that will be attending kindergarten or first grade this fall (less than seven years of age) the immunization requirements are as follows: 
-5 doses of DTaP, DTP, or pediatric diphtheria-tetanus vaccine (DT), or 4 doses are acceptable if the 4th dose was administered on or after the 4th birthday;
-4 doses of any combination of OPV or IPV by age 4-6, or 3 doses of all IPV or OPV are acceptable if the 3rd dose was administered on or after the 4th birthday;
-2 doses of MMR, measles, mumps and rubella (German Measles) vaccine on or after the first birthday;
-3 doses of hepatitis B vaccine, and
-2 doses of Varicella (Chicken Pox) on or after the first birthday or record of disease. Physician documentation of disease history, including month and year, is proof of immunity for children entering preschool, kindergarten and 1st grade. A signed statement from the parent/guardian indicating history of disease, including month and year is required for children in grades 2-12.
In addition to those immunizations required for kindergarten, 6th grade students are required to receive a Tdap (Tetanus and Pertussis) vaccine and a Meningococcal vaccine. Those 6th grade students who have not received a chickenpox booster shot will need to have it before the start of the school year. 

Shoals 2012 - 2013 Elementary Supply List

Preschool
Crayons-8 count only
Classic color markers-1 box
4 School glue sticks (2 packs of 2)
1 Bottle school glue
1 Box family-size tissues
Facial wipes

Kindergarten
Art box-large plastic
2 Pair Fiskar Scissors (pointed end)
1 Large box Kleenex
2 Regular-size notebooks
Watercolor paints
10 Glue sticks
4 Boxes basic crayons (box of 24)
1 Package dry erase markers
1 Package washable Crayola Markers
1 Regular-size backpack-no wheels please
1 Package napkins
1 Package yellow pencils
1 Container of disinfecting wipes (Clorox/Lysol type)
Ear buds or headphones
*Boys -1 Box baggies (snack or gallon size)
*Girls-1 Large container baby wipes
Please do not label art supplies. They label them at school.
** MRS. SULLIVAN'S CLASS: 1 binder and 5 folders

First grade
Small art box
48 #2 pencils-sharpened
2 Boxes of Crayons (24 count)
4 Glue sticks
3 Boxes of Kleenex
1 Spiral notebook
1 Pair Fiskar Scissors
1 Package Expo dry eraser markers
Backpack
2 Paper folders (no prongs)
1 Highlighter
Small plastic snap-top pencil box
*Boys bring 1 box of baggies
*Girls bring 1 container of baby wipes
Ear buds or headphones

Second grade
Art pouch with zipper or small art box
4 Expo dry erase markers
24 Crayons
2 Packages (12 count) #2 pencils - no mechanical pencils
1 Large eraser
Water colors
Glue (1 bottle and sticks)
Pair Fiskar scissors-pointed
Washable markers
Colored pencils
2 Folders (no prongs)
2 Wide-rule spiral notebooks (70 pages each)
2 Boxes family-size tissues
Girls - Clorox wipes
Boys - Baby wipes
Napkins
Ear buds or headphones
Mr. Igleheart's students are to bring $2 to school for assignment book on the first day of school to be purchased from the school.

Third grade
Washable markers
Colored pencils
Pair Fiskar scissors-pointed
10 Glue sticks and 1 bottle of school glue
4 Packages #2 pencils
Crayons
6 (70-page wide-rule) spiral notebooks
2 Boxes Kleenex
2 Highlighters
1 Roll of paper towels
1 Large art box/pouch
Girls-Ziploc bags-gallon size
Boys-Antibacterial wipes (Wet Wipes)
Headphones or ear buds-something child can easily wear
4 folders-2 pocket-no metal prongs
2 Dry erase markers
Watercolor paints
Pencil sharpener
Eraser
1 Package white index cards

Fourth grade
3 Wide-rule notebooks
6 Packages wide-rule notebook paper (loose leaf)
Colored markers
Crayons
10 Glue sticks
3 Boxes Kleenex
Scissors-pointed
2 Packages pencils-12 count
Large art box
Erasers
1 One-inch hardback binder
4 Colored folders with pockets with 3-hole punch
3 Dry erase markers
Pencil pouch with 3-hole punch to go in binder
Ear buds or headphones
$8 for Social Studies Newspaper & Health News payable to teacher on first day of school.

Fifth grade
4 Boxes Kleenex
2 Boxes colored pencils
1 Bottle glue
3 Glue sticks
Pair Fiskar Scissors
Crayons-2 boxes of 24 count
Package of 5 Expo bold dry erase markers
Pencils-at least 50
Washable markers-fine tip
Erasers
4 notebook paper for class work-may want to buy extra while on sale
10 Pocket folders with 3-hole punch-2 each of 5 colors ABSOLUTLEY NO METAL PRONGS
Binder-2" hardback
1 Package dividers for binder
Hole punched pencil pouch
Large art box
1 Package Highlighters
Ear buds or headphones
1 Package index cards (4x6 lined)
1 Package of 3 post it notes (3x3)

Sixth grade
3 Boxes Kleenex
1 Box colored pencils
4 Glue sticks
1 Box fine tip markers
Pair of scissors
Large art box
1 Bottle glue
6 Notebooks-minimum
Erasers
12 Colored folders with pockets and 3-hole punched (2 of each color) NO METAL PRONGS
4-12 pack pencils
Small pencil sharpener
One 2-inch binder
4 Dry erase markers
1 Package binder dividers
1 Hole punched pencil pouch
Ear buds or headphones


Loogootee 2012 - 2013 Elementary Supply List

*These items will be shared by the class
Pouches are sold in the office for $2.
Kindergarten
1 School pouch
4 Packages 8-count crayons, small size
1 Pair Fiskar Scissors
1 Package yellow #2 pencils with erasers
4 Jumbo glue sticks
2 Large erasers
*1 Family-size Kleenex
*1 Clorox wipes (78 sheet count)
1 Hand sanitizer
1 One-inch flimsy binder
1 Package Crayola markers

First grade
1 School pouch
2 Packages 8-count crayons
1 Pair scissors
2 Packages #2 pencils with erasers
1 Elmer's glue
1 Large eraser
1 Ruler with centimeters
*2 Family-size Kleenex
*1 Clorox wipes (78 sheet count)
*Boys - 1 Box fine-tip Crayola markers and 1 box quart-size One Zip baggies
*Girls - 1 Bottle hand sanitizer and 1 box broad-tip Crayola markers

Second grade
1 School pouch
1 Package 16- or 24-count crayons
1 Pair scissors
2 Packages #2 pencils
1 Elmer's glue
2 Large erasers
1 Double-pocket folder
4 Dry erase markers
2 Red pens
1 Ruler with centimeters
*2 Family-size Kleenex
*1 Clorox wipes (78-sheet count)
*1 Board-tip Crayola markers

Third grade
1 School pouch
1 Package 24 crayons
1 Pair scissors
2 Packages #2 pencils
1 Elmer's glue
1 Large eraser
1 Double-pocket folder
3 Spiral notebooks, 70-sheet count
1 Red pen
1 Ruler with centimeters (not bendable)
*2 Family-size Kleenex
*Boys - 2 Dry erase markers and 78-sheet count Clorox wipes
*Girls - 78-sheet Clorox wipes and broad-tip Crayola markers

Fourth grade
1 School pouch
1 Package 16- or 24-count crayons, primary colors
1 Pair scissors
Several #2 pencils
1 Elmer's glue, 4-ounce size
1 Ruler with centimeters (not bendable)
2 Spiral notebooks, 70-sheet count
1 Package 8 colored pencils, primary colors
4 Black dry erase markers, low odor
*2 Family-size Kleenex
*2 Clorox wipes (78-sheet count)
No Trapper Keepers

Fifth grade
Ruler (cm/in)
Glue or glue stick
Scissors
Notebook/lined paper
Crayons
#2 Pencils, several
Colored pencils
Colored markers
Ink pens (2 black 2 red)
3 Containers of disinfectant wipes
3 Boxes of Kleenex
2 Hand sanitizers

Sixth grade
Ruler (cm/in)
Glue or glue stick
Scissors
Paper
Crayons
Pencils (#2 they go through several)
Colored pencils and colored markers
Protractor and compass
Calculator with square root
Ink pens
2 Composition notebooks
2 Containers of disinfectant wipes
2 Boxes of Kleenex
1 Hand Sanitizer

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Breakfast/Lunch Menus
Loogootee Elementary
Breakfast
Monday, August 13
Pancakes, sausage links, applesauce, juice, milk
Tuesday, August 14
Breakfast pizza, egg, fruit, milk
Wednesday, August 15
Biscuit and gravy, sausage, juice, milk
Lunch
Monday, August 13
Hot dogs, baked beans, peaches, milk
Tuesday, August 14
Hamburgers, French fries, pears, milk
Wednesday, August 15
Turkey and noodles, cooked carrots, applesauce, bread, milk

Loogootee Intermediate and Jr./Sr. High School
Lunch
Monday, August 13
Chicken wraps or pizza, romaine and tomato mix, Spanish rice, carrots, tropical fruit, salad plate, milk
Tuesday, August 14
Spaghetti/meat or pizza, garden spinach, seasoned peas, French garlic bread, grapes, salad plate, milk
Wednesday, August 15
Taco salad or pizza, whole grain corn chips and salsa, refried beans, pineapple, salad plate, milk

Shoals Schools
Breakfast
Friday, August 10
Pop tart, string cheese, juice, milk
Monday, August 13
Cheese omelet, fresh fruit, juice, milk
Tuesday, August 14
Cereal, biscuit, juice, milk
Wednesday, August 15
Pancakes, sausage, juice, milk
Lunch
Friday, August 10
W.G. cheese breadsticks, marinara sauce, corn, fruit, milk
Monday, August 13
Chicken sandwich, broccoli, fruit, milk
Tuesday, August 14
Hot dog, baked beans, fruit, juice, milk; choice 4th-12th: deli wrap
Wednesday, August 15
Fajita chicken, brown rice, corn, fruit, milk; choice 4th-12th: peanut butter and jelly sandwich