Transfers for in District and Out of District Info

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2018-2019 SPS STUDENT TRANSFER INFORMATION

WITHIN-DISTRICT STUDENT REQUESTS

Completed forms must be turned into the Springfield District Office at 640 ‘A’ Street, Springfield. Forms cannot be turned in at school sites nor may building employees accept forms to submit.

Within-District Transfer requests are for students legally residing within Springfield School District attendance boundaries that wish to attend another school within Springfield.

HIGH PRIORITY (HP): High Priority transfer window (for within-district students only) is open January 3 – 31, 2018.

OPEN ENROLLMENT (OE): Open Enrollment window is open March 1 – April 1, 2018 for the coming year.

High Priority & Open Enrollment requests are placed on a four-tier waiting list (outlined below).

Requests that do not exceed desired grade level, projected ratio, or school capacity will be approved. Requests that exceed capacity may be approved through the Space Availability/Exchanage transfer process.

SPACE AVAILABILITY/EXCHANGE TRANSFERS: Within-District SA/Exchange transfer requests are accepted after May 1st. New student SA/Exchange requests are processed after registration day using one-for-one exchange or space availability guidelines.

Space Availability/Exchange transfer requests are placed on the waiting list daily (outlined below).

Space Availability/Exchange requests will be approved as space allows or secured one-for-one exchanges.

Special Notes:

Transfer forms are available at any school building, online (www.springfield.k12.or.us) or Springfield District Office at 640 ‘A’ Street, Springfield.

Transfer forms must be submitted to Springfield District Office either by personal delivery, regular mail, email or fax. Forms cannot be turned in at school sites nor may building employees accept forms to submit.

Transfer requests are placed on waiting lists using a four-tier lottery: (1) Returning seniors are given top priority. (2) Students who are requesting to return to their current school for the next year, (3) siblings of a student that will be attending the requested school; will be given priority over (4) new applicants.

High Priority, Open Enrollment and Space Availability/Exchange transfers, once approved, are valid until the student completes the highest grade at that level or moves from the address the transfer was originally approved.

New student Space Availability/Exchange transfers submitted after May 1 but before school starts will not be processed until after fall registration is complete. Enrollment is reviewed up to two weeks after school starts for possible transfer approval.

Approval cannot be granted if desired capacity at the requested school or grade is reached.

Students must reapply when: (1) changing school levels (i.e., from elementary to mid school; or mid to high school), (2) if they’ve moved from the address of the original transfer approval.

A student’s “resident” school is the attendance boundary where the student’s family lives. Daycare providers, friends, relatives or places of business are not considered the student’s residence. Students may not use a business address, relative or friend’s address to gain access to a school. All families are required annually to provide valid proof of address upon enrollment.

Should you have questions please contact Amy Stephens: 541-726-3254 or amy.stephens@springfield.k12.or.us ams

 

2018-2019 OPEN ENROLLMENT & INTER-DISTRICT TRANSFER REQUEST INFORMATION

Open Enrollment & Inter-District transfer requests are for families residing outside Springfield School District boundaries (i.e., Bethel, Creswell, Crow, Eugene, Fern Ridge, Junction City, Lowell, Marcola, McKenzie, Pleasant Hill, South Lane) wishing to attend a school within Springfield District boundaries.

Any student whose family resides outside Springfield School District boundaries that currently does not have an approved Open Enrollment transfer must submit a transfer request to apply to attend a Springfield school for the 2018-2019 school year. Additionally, Inter-District students currently attending a Springfield school with an approved Inter-District Exchange (approved after 4/1/2017) transfer must re-apply should they wish to return to a Springfield school for the coming year.

OPEN ENROLLMENT (OE): Open enrollment window is March 1st through April 1st for the coming year.
Open Enrollment applications will be placed on a four-tier waiting list: (1) Returning seniors are given top priority. (2) Students who

attended a Springfield school during the previous school year and are requesting to return to their current Springfield school for the

Open Enrollment requests that do not exceed the number of designated transfers accepted, desired grade level or projected ratio, or school capacity will be approved. Approved OE requests are valid until the student completes the highest grade at that level or moves from the address the transfer was originally approved. Applications that exceed the number of designated transfers to be accepted will be placed on the Inter-District list and may be approved through Inter-District Exchange process. Approval cannot be granted if the requested school or grade capacity is reached or if there is a waiting list of within-district students for the requested school. Into-District Open Enrollment requests cannot be approved over a within-district request or to participate in athletics.

INTER-DISTRICT Transfers:
Inter-District transfer requests for returning students are accepted after May 1st.

New student applications are accepted after July 1st for the coming year. All Inter-District requests must be processed using Inter- District guidelines.

Inter-District transfers are assigned to the waiting list daily by lottery draw. Returning students will be given priority over new applicants.

Inter-District requests will be approved that: (1) do not exceed the declared number of transfers the District determines it will accept, (2) does not exceed the grade, level, projected ratio, or building capacity, and (3) there is no within-district wait list to the requested school/grade. Approved Inter-District transfers are valid for the current year only.

Transfer forms are available at any school building, online (www.springfield.k12.or.us) or from the Springfield District Office at 640 ‘A’ Street, Springfield.

Forms cannot be turned in at school sites nor may building employees accept forms to submit.

Once the Open Enrollment transfer has been approved, your student will be able to remain at the school you have chosen until they complete the highest grade at that level, unless they move from the address of approval. You must submit a transfer for new students entering kindergarten, for students not currently on an approved OE transfer, when changing from one level to another (i.e., elementary to middle or middle to high school, or if your address changes from that of the initial approval.

Students approved through Inter-District Transfer process must re-apply each year. Students must also reapply when changing school levels (i.e., from elementary to mid school; or mid to high school) or if they move from the address of the approval.

Approval cannot be granted if desired capacity at the requested school or grade is reached, or if there is a waiting list of within-district students for the requested school. Inter-District requests cannot be approved over a within-district request or to participate in athletics.

A student’s “resident” school is the attendance boundary where the student’s family legally reside. Daycare providers or places of business are not considered the student’s residence. Students may not use a business address, relative or friend’s address to gain access to a school. All families are required annually to provide valid proof of address upon enrollment.

Completed forms must be turned into the Springfield District Office at 640 ‘A’ Street, Springfield. Forms cannot be turned in at school sites nor may building employees accept forms to submit.

Please contact Amy Stephens at 541-726-3254 or amy.stephens@springfield.k12.or.us for questions regarding student transfers. ams

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Geography Project Fair Success!

2017 6th Gr. Project Fair

We had a very nice turn-out of families and lots of proud kids!  Thank you to all who helped in so many ways to make this project fair a success.

 

 

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Get your Barnes & Noble Vouchers NOW!

2017 Barnes and Noble Vouchers

Can’t make it?

Visit bn.com/bookfairs to support us online from 12/1/17 to 12/6/17 by entering Bookfair ID 12212031 at checkout.

A percentage of your Barnes & Noble purchases will benefit our school library!!!

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Believe Fundraiser Order Pickup This Friday!

order pickup

Order pickup is this FRIDAY, December 1st

for the Believe Fundraiser orders sold.

Our office staff has been diligently calling parents to arrange pickup if your student sold more than 3 orders during our Believe Fundraiser.  If you have not made arrangements for pick up, please contact Christina Parker at 541-744-6350.

The following times for pickup are as follows:

Last Name A-G: Pick up time 2:00 pm to 2:15 pm
Last Name H-N: Pick up time 2:15 pm to 2:30 pm
Last Name O-S: Pick up time 2:30 pm to 2:45 pm
Last Name A-G: Pick up time 2:45pm to 3:00 pm

If your student sold under 3 orders they are able to take them home on the bus or walk home with them.

ATTENTION:  We are looking for volunteers to help with Parent pickup.  If you have time on Friday December 1st from 1:45 pm to 3:30pm we would love to have your help.

Again, if you have any questions or concerns please call Christina @ 541-744-6350

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Help BMS Families Over Winter Break!

Please support our food drive. Holiday canned food drive

Please support our food drive. Holiday canned food drive

Briggs 2017 Helping Our Neighbors Food Drive

STARTS TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 28TH

Briggs will be holding our annual Helping Our Neighbors Food Drive!  Please bring nonperishable food or money to your first Core Class (6th & 7th Grade 1st period class , 8th grade 3rd period class)  to help our OWN Briggs families and compete with other classes!

In recent years Briggs has been able to provide thirty+ families with food for the Winter Break coming up.

Let’s keep this tradition going strong.

Food Drive continues from November 28th to December 7th.

Winter Break begins December 18th – January 2nd

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Barnes And Noble Bookfair Coming…

B-N Flyer - 2017

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6th Grade Families….

geography

Dear 6th Grade Families,

Please come join us for our 6th Grade Geography Exhibits and Project Fair on Tuesday, November 21st from 10:15 am to 11 am.

You will get to see your student’s work and stay to have lunch until 11:30 with your child!

We hope to see you there!

(Families may bring their child lunch or buy a cafeteria lunch.  Cafeteria meal cost will be provided by Briggs upon request.)

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Announcements for 11/7

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Briggs Middle School Announcements:  Tuesday, November 7, 2017

Briggs School Wide PBS Expectations:  Be Responsible, Be Respectful, Be Safe

Today is Briggs t-shirt day! Please wear your Briggs t-shirt on Tuesdays and if you need one of the Briggs t-shirts, stop by the office today and pick one up.

6th grade boys and girls basketball has began, if you have any questions see Mr. Hill.

 

 

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Interesting facts about attendance

 

How Sick is Too Sick for School (1)

 

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Student Led Conferences This Week!

Student-Led Conference clip art

 

Student Led Conferences are being held Thursday and Friday of this week.  Remember there is NO School for both Thursday and Friday.

Student Led Conferences are a great way for your student to go through the work they have been completing in class with you and the teacher.  If you are unable to attend our Student Led Conference we encourage you to have your student complete this at home with you.

If you did not receive a Student Led Conference letter in the mail and would like to schedule a conference please contact Melissa in the front office.  (541-744-6350)  Conference times are as noted below.  Please note times are limited and may be filled.

Thursday:  4pm to 8pm
Office will be open until 3:45 to help answer any questions.

Friday: 8am to 12pm
Office opens at 7:45am for any questions you may have

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