1609 Carrollton Ave., Metairie, LA 70005

Important Dates and Information for 2022-2023

2022-2023 BACK TO SCHOOL IMPORTANT DATES:

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THURSDAY, AUGUST 11           

Little Crusaders Parent Orientation 6:30 p.m. – 8:00 pm (PARENTS ONLY

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MONDAY, AUGUST 15                    

Little Crusaders Begin School 7:30 am – 6:00 pm

 

7TH Grade STUDENT Orientation 8:00 am – 1:00 pm (Lunch provided) Students must report to school with school supplies.

 

7TH Grade PARENT Orientation 8:00 am – 9:00 am (Mandatory)  

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TUESDAY, AUGUST 16                    

6TH Grade STUDENT Orientation 8:00 am – 1:00 pm (Lunch provided) Students must report to school with school supplies.

 

6TH Grade PARENT Orientation 8:00 am – 9:00 am (Mandatory) 

 

PK3 – 4TH Grade Parent Orientation (PARENTS ONLY) New and returning Parent Meeting 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm 

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WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 17              

5TH Grade STUDENT Orientation 8:00 am – 1:00 pm (Lunch provided) Students must report to school with school supplies.

 

5TH Grade PARENT Orientation 8:00 am – 9:00 am (Mandatory)

 

PK3 and PK4 Classroom Visits. Times to be announced in Teacher Welcome Letters to be mailed on Friday, July29th  

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THURSDAY, AUGUST 18                 

First full day of school PK3 – 7TH Grades 7:30 am – 3:20 pm *No After School Care

 

Fresh Fork Catering begins serving lunch for PK2-7TH  

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FRIDAY, AUGUST 19                       

*No After School Care 

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MONDAY, AUGUST 22                    

Grades PK3 – 7TH Early Dismissal (Early Dismissal is every Monday) 2:45 pm 

 

After School Care Begins for Grades PK3 – 7TH

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THURSDAY, AUGUST 25                 

St. Louis King of France Feast Day

Opening School Mass for K – 7TH Grade; 8:30 am

All SLKF family members are invited

(1st-7th grade boys and 5th-7th grade girls are required to wear ties; 5th-7th grade students must wear blazers)

 

SLKF Room Parent Orientation Meeting 7:00 pm 

*All parents interested in accepting a room parent position for their child’s class are invited.  Please contact the SLKF Parents’ Club Board at parentsclub@slkfschool.com if you are interested.

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FRIDAY, AUGUST 26                       

SLKF Welcome Back Coffee for parents presented by The SLKF Parents Club; 7:30 am – 8:00 am)     

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SATURDAY, AUGUST 27                 

SLKF Family Picnic &Blessing of the Teachers 1:00 pm 

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MONDAY, AUGUST 29                    

Early Dismissal for Grades PK3 – 7TH Grade, 2:45 pm 

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FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 2                  

School Mass for K—7th Grade; 8:30 am. All SLKF family members are invited

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MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 5               

Labor Day Holiday for All Students (PK0 – 7TH)

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THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 8            

Parents’ Club Meeting, 7:00 pm

*All SLKF parents and families are encouraged to attend.

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FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 9                  

7th Grade Pin Mass; 8:30 am

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MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 12            

Early Dismissal for Grades PK3 – 7TH 2:45 pm 

Men’s Club Meeting, 7:00 pm

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FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 16                

School Mass for K—7th Grade; 8:30 am

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PK3-7th AFTERCARE COSTS 

COST TIME
$10.00 per day Monday 3:00 pm – 5:55 pm

Tuesday – Friday 3:20 pm – 5:55 pm

After care begins on MONDAY, AUGUST 22nd

 

A deposit of $150.00 is REQUIRED on or before Monday, August 22nd in order to attend aftercare. This money will be applied to your aftercare statement. When your account balance decreases to $50.00, you will be notified to replenish your account funds. Any monies remaining in your account at the end of the school year will be refunded. 

 

Late fees for aftercare have increased. Any parents picking their student(s) up on or after 6:00 pm will be automatically charged a $25 flat fee per child. After 6:15 pm parents will be charged an additional $1 per minute, per child on top of the $25 flat fee. Cash payment will only be accepted for these late fees.

 

Any questions regarding aftercare should be sent to aftercare@slkfschool.com.

 

 

DROP-OFF AND DISMISSAL 

Parents must keep in mind that SLKF’s main priority during morning drop off and afternoon dismissal is safety for our students. Therefore, we ask that parents pay close attention to the following rules and regulations for both morning arrival and afternoon dismissal. Thank you for your cooperation. THE SPEED LIMIT IN THE PARKING LOT IS 5 MPH. NO ONE SHOULD PARK ALONG THE GRASSY AREA BY THE FLAGPOLE IN THE BIG PARKING LOT. PARKING IS ONLY ALLOWED IN PAINTED PARKING SPOTS. PLEASE DO NOT CREATE NEW PARKING SPOTS TO GET CLOSER TO THE ENTRANCE.

 

LITTLE CRUSADERS MORNING DROP -OFF 

Little Crusaders students can arrive at school beginning at 7:30 am. Parking along The Nursery Building along Poplar Street is reserved for nursery parents. The last few parking spots near the corner of Poplar Avenue and Carrollton Avenue are reserved for the cafeteria and office staff. Please do not park between the steps to the cafeteria doors and the corner of Poplar Street and Carrollton Avenue. Parents and Little Crusader students will enter The Nursery Building at the corner of Lake Avenue and Poplar Street between 7:30 am and 8:30 am. Students arriving after 8:30 am must enter the school through the front office located on Carrollton Avenue. Parents will say their goodbyes and give hugs at the door as students enter their classrooms and begin their morning routine. 

PK3 – KINDERGARTEN MORNING DROP-OFF 

PK3 through K will begin school at 8:00 A.M. SHARP! It is highly recommended that students get to school between 7:30 AM and 7:40 AM in the morning. Entry doors will be closed at 7:55am and students will be considered tardy at that time. Parents and PK3-K students will enter Marion Hall at the doors closest to the church and walk to their classrooms. Parents will say their goodbyes and give hugs at the door as students enter their classrooms and begin their morning routine. Any student arriving after 7:55 am must be checked in BY A PARENT and receive a tardy slip in the front office.

 

1st – 4th GRADE MORNING DROP-OFF

1st – 4th grade students will begin school at 8:00 A.M. SHARP! It is highly recommended that students get to school between 7:30 AM and 7:40 AM in the morning. Entry doors will be closed at 7:55am and students will be considered tardy at that time. A parent must accompany 1st – 4th grade students to the Marion Hall entrance closest to Lake Avenue. Students in 1st through 4th grades will then walk independently to their classrooms.  1st – 4th grade parents will say their goodbyes and give hugs outside the entry door to Marion Hall closest to Lake Avenue. Any student arriving after 7:55 am must be checked in BY A PARENT and receive a tardy slip in the front office.

 

5TH – 7TH GRADE MORNING DROP-OFF

5th – 7th grade students will begin school at 8:00 A.M. SHARP! It is highly recommended that students get to school between 7:30 AM and 7:40 AM in the morning. Entry doors will be closed at 7:55am and students will be considered tardy at that time. Middle School students will be dropped off on Carrollton Avenue between the church and the rectory. A teacher will be stationed on duty to ensure that students exit the car safely and enter campus safely. Any student arriving after 7:55 am must be checked in BY A PARENT and receive a tardy slip in the front office. Middle school students are not allowed to check themselves in to school.

 

LITTLE CRUSADERS AFTERNOON PICK UP

Little Crusader students may be picked up anytime during the day. SLKF Little Crusader Program closes everyday at 6:00 pm. All students must be picked up and out of the building no later than 6:00 pm. Parking on Poplar Street along The Nursery Building is reserved for nursery parents. The Nursery Building doors located on the corner of Lake Avenue and Poplar Street will be accessible for pick up between 3:00 pm and 6:00 pm. Please ring the bell and a staff member monitoring the cameras will buzz parents in as needed. Once inside the building, parents can proceed to their child’s classroom for pick up. Parents of Little Crusader students arriving for pick up between 8:30 am and 3:00 pm must enter the school through the front office. Please ring the bell at the front gate and parents will be buzzed in by a staff member monitoring the cameras.

 

PK3 – 7th AFTERNOON DISMISSAL

Grades PK3 through 7th are dismissed at 3:20 PM except for Mondays. Monday dismissal is at 2:45 PM. Parents must park in the large parking lot and walk to their child’s designated pick up spot. PK3-4th grade parents will walk to their child’s classroom for pick up. 5th-7th grade parents can pick up their students from The Lorio Center. Students who are attending after care will report to aftercare at 3:00 pm on Mondays and 3:40 pm on Tuesdays – Fridays. Any students remaining on campus at these times will be signed into aftercare and charges will apply.

 

Parents picking up students from aftercare between 3:00 pm – 5:55 pm on Mondays or 3:40 pm – 5:55 pm on Tuesdays – Fridays can may do so at the cafeteria entrance located on Poplar Street. A teacher will be stationed at the door and call your child for dismissal.

 

 

UNIFORM REGULATIONS 

ALL UNIFORM CLOTHING ITEMS MUST BE PURCHASED AT SCHIRO’S SCHOOLTIME UNIFORMS. ALL UNIFORM SHOES MUST BE PURCHASED AT  PONSETI’S SHOES. BOTH SCHIRO’S AND PONSETI’S HAVE LISTS OF WHAT ITEMS ARE REQUIRED.

 

Students are expected to be in conformity with all uniform regulations on Monday, August 15th for Little Crusaders, for Middle School Orientations Monday, August 15th through Wednesday, August 17th, and Thursday, August 18th for all grades. Students are reminded that their hair must conform to the code outlined in the Student Handbook. THOSE STUDENTS NOT IN CONFORMITY WILL BE SENT HOME UNTIL GUIDELINES ARE MET. 

*All uniform requirements can be found in the Student Handbook. Schiro’s SchoolTime and Ponseti’s have all uniform regulations/requirements in their stores, as approved by Mrs. Pam Schott, SLKF Principal.

 

Schiro’s SchoolTime                                                     Ponseti’s Shoes

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Metairie, LA 70006                                                       Suite 3D

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