Plan Ahead for a Successful Start!
Step One: Register
Online registration is available. Use Q Parent Connect
The office staff at Mears will be available by phone to reset PIN numbers and passwords for Q Parent Connect. Contact them at 742-6400 on or after July 21.
Step Two: Sign up for Panther Camp
Panther Camp will be virtual this year. Watch for an email from principal Eric Backman with Zoom links.
What is Panther Camp? Panther Camp is an opportunity for kids to become familiar with the most stressful parts of the first weeks of school. Activities such as opening their locker, finding all of their classrooms, meeting other kids, procedures in the locker rooms, signing up for sports, extra curricular activities, what to do once you reach the lunchroom, and more are covered during Panther Camp.
When is Panther Camp? Panther Camp is held in August just before school starts. It is offered on two different days and prospective students should sign up for only ONE day. The camp starts at 9:00 AM and ends at 11:30 AM.
Step Three: Determine your Bus Route
To determine your child's bus route please go to the district Transportation page. Enter your address and wait for the map.
Step Four: Teams
A team is a group of core teachers who share the same 135 students. This creates a smaller learning community for students, allows collaboration of curriculum units, and it gives teachers the ability to analyze and discuss data on their shared students. The theme for team names this school year is: glaciers. Visit the Teams page for a list of team names, team colors, teacher's names, and glacier locations. Most students can determine which team they are on using the name of their science teacher, there are some exceptions.
Step Five: School Supplies
Supply lists for the 2020-2021 school year have not yet been determined. Once school starts students can access supply lists through their Canvas account specific to each class.
Step Six: Sports and Activities
When school buildings open for students activities will start.