Darien Public Schools Implementation of Visitor Management System Tuesday, December 3
The Darien Public Schools will feature a new visitor management system beginning on Tuesday, December 3, 2013. Visitors who wish to enter school buildings will be requested to scan their photo identification and receive a visitor's badge. This is part of a new security clearance system aimed at making our schools safer for students and staff. It offers us a high-tech way of keeping track of who is in our buildings at any time and is useful in cases of emergency.
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IMPORTANT NOTICE FOR ALL PARENTS
Expanded use of ASPEN for
Student Contact & Medical Emergency Information
Sharing Directory Info & Email/Text Notifications
Darien is now using ASPEN, a secure Web-based information management system to collect contact and medical emergency information and for parents to request non-disclosure of directory information for students. School Messenger will be used for email/text notifications in place of Ed Alert.
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Darien Elementary Schools 2013-2014 School Calendar 6 Day Rotation
Weather-related Procedure Information
Safe School Climate Plan
As required by Connecticut Public Act 11-232, “An Act Concerning the Strengthening of School Bullying Laws”, on December 13, 2011 the Darien Board of Education approved a Safe School Climate Plan. To view click here. This plan is a supplement to Board of Education Policy 5245, Bullying Prevention and Intervention. To view click here.
Web Prepayment system for school meals available now!
With LunchPrepay.com you never have to worry about lost lunch money again. LunchPrepay.com is a secure, easy and convenient way to apply funds directly to your student's account online. You can even check the account balance and keep an eye on what your student is buying! As an added convenience, parents can receive a Low Balance notification email alerting the parent that the student’s account will need another payment applied soon.
www.LunchPrepay.com has been designed to make it easy for you to know exactly what information you need to provide and to guide you through the process.
- $10 Membership fee (one-time only)
- Deposit money with ease using your debit or credit card
- Flexibility to deposit money into multiple student accounts with one payment
- View Account Balances
- View 90 day Meal History
- Low Balance Notification via email
To learn more visit www.LunchPrepay.com to register, you simply need your student’s district student Id #. If you do not have this number you may obtain it from your student’s school.
Green Cleaning Programs in Schools (CT PUBLIC ACT 09-81)
The State of Connecticut is requiring that each local and regional board of education implement a green cleaning program for all school buildings and facilities in its district.
The Darien Public Schools is committed to the implementation of this law by providing the staff and the parents and guardians of each child enrolled in each school with a written statement of the school district’s green cleaning program as well as making it available on its web site annually.
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