Back-to-School 2019

Back-to-School Meet and Greets
Posted on 08/07/2019
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With the first day of school fast approaching, August 19, Carson City School District wants all students and parents to be aware of some important back-to-school information, event dates and the electronics policy at Carson High School effective this year. Please click here for the school district’s full list of Meet & Greet and Open House Information.

Carson High School will host “Senator Kick-Off” Monday, August 12, through the North Foyer Entrance:

  • Seniors 8:00 – 9:00 a.m.
  • Juniors 9:00 – 10:00 a.m.
  • Sophomores 10:00 – 11:00 a.m.

If parents have updated their student's information in Infinite Campus, students will be able to pick up their schedule, purchase a parking space at a "special early bird discount of $20.00" and pick up their Chromebooks. They will also be able purchase a Student Body Card (SBC) sticker (required for all extra-curricular activities – free entry into home games and discounted dance tickets), pre-order yearbooks, etc.

Freshman/New Student Orientation will be held Tuesday, August 13, 8:00 – 12:00 p.m. in the main gym. Freshmen students will be updated on life at Carson High School. Tours will be given along with a club fair. PE uniforms will be available for purchase ($25.00/per set), SBC stickers ($25.00, required for all extra-curricular activities – free entry into home games and discounted dance tickets) and lockers free to all freshman for the 2019-2020 school year.

Parent University will also be Tuesday, August 13, 9:00 a.m., in the Tech-Center. Freshman parents are invited to attend an informational meeting on the ins and outs of Carson High School including rules and regulations, athletics, office policies, dress code, the electronics policy, school safety and more. Information booths for both students and parents will be available immediately following in Senator Square. 

The school also wants to stress that all parents must update their student's Infinite Campus information each school year, which includes annual permission and consent forms in order to participate in field trips, inclusion in yearbooks and to receive Chromebooks. Parents who complete information early allows students to pick up schedules early (prior to school starting), and choose parking spaces, etc. Carson High School has staff available to help parents with the update process. They are available from 7:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. 

Carson High School’s Electronics Policy is designed to promote student safety and focus on student learning. For the safety and welfare of students, cell phones will be permitted on campus – with limitations. However, earbuds/headphones will NOT be permitted on the school’s campus. All cell phones and wearable technology including Apple Watches will be turned off and collected during formal assessments. Further clarifications on the policy are itemized below.

Cell Phones

  • Should be turned off or muted in the classroom
  • Must NOT be visible in the classroom

Earbuds/Headphones

  • Are NOT allowed in student’s possession on campus
  • Will be provided if needed to support student learning

Wearable technology such as Apple Watches (and similar devices)

  • Should be placed in “airplane mode” in the classroom
  • Must NOT be visible in the classroom

CHS Chromebooks

  • Are allowed in the classroom
  • Usage permitted per teacher directions
  • Usage may be monitored by Go Guardian at any time

Students who violate this policy may face progressive discipline including the confiscation of their cell phones and/or earbuds/headphones. Violations of the school’s Internet Safety and Technology Acceptable and Responsible Use (ARU) may result in students losing the privilege of using a school Chromebook or desktop computer.

Other important districtwide Back-To-School dates to calendar include the following. Please note dates and times are subject to change.

  • August 14: Carson Middle School Back to School Sneak Preview

    6th grade, 4:00 – 6:00 p.m.

  • August 14: Mark Twain Elementary School Kindergarten Orientation, 5:30 p.m.
  • August 15: Carson Middle School Back to School Sneak Preview

    7th and 8th grade, 4:00 – 6:00 p.m.

  • August 15: Eagle Valley Middle School Back to School Boot Camp

    6th grade, 3:00 – 4:00 p.m.

    7th and 8th grade, 4:00 – 5:30 p.m.

  • August 16: Seeliger Elementary School Kindergarten Meet & Greet, 2:30 – 3:30 p.m.
  • August 16: Empire Elementary School Meet & Greet, 3:30 – 5:00 p.m.
  • August 16: Bordewich Bray Elementary School Meet & Greet, 4:00 – 6:00 p.m.
  • August 16: Fremont Elementary School Sneak Peek and Back-To-School Night,

    4:30 – 6:30 p.m.

  • August 19: Mark Twain Elementary School Meet & Greet, 7:30 a.m.
  • August 22: Fritsch Elementary School Open House, 5:00 – 7:00 p.m.
  • August 22: Seeliger Elementary School Open House, 5:30 – 7:00 p.m.
  • August 28: Mark Twain Elementary School Back-To-School, 5:00 – 7:30 p.m.
  • August 28: Bordewich Bray Elementary School Back-To-School, 5:30 – 7:30 p.m.

     

  • September 4: Early Childhood Open House, 5:30 – 6:30 p.m.
  • September 9: Carson High School Open House, 6:00 – 8:00 p.m.
  • September 10: Empire Elementary School Open House, 5:30 – 7:00 p.m.
  • September 13: Fremont Elementary School Fall Carnival and Grand Opening,

5:30 – 6:30 p.m.

  • September 17: Pioneer High School and Carson Online Open House, 5:00 – 7:00 p.m.
  • September 19: Carson Middle School Open House, 6:00 – 8:00 p.m.