2015—2016 Kindergarten Registration Starts Now!

Kindergarten registration has started for the 2015-2016 school year. The requirements to start kindergarten on September 2, 2015 are:
– Child must be 5 years of age on or before August 31, 2015
– Proof of residence (lease/rental agreement, utility bill, etc.)
– Child’s original birth certificate
– Child’s immunization record

Please note that your child’s immunizations must be up-to-date:
Hepatitis B—3 doses (last dose at age 24 months or older)
DTaP/DT/Tdap/Td—5 doses (if last dose is after 4th birthday, dose is not needed)
Polio (IPV) – 4 doses (if last dose is after age 4, dose 4 is not needed)
Varicella—2 doses (Both doses must be after the first birthday)
MMR—2 doses (Both doses must be after the first birthday)

Camelot Elementary registration hours are between 10:00am and 3:00pm

Save the date: Kindergarten Jump Start will be Tuesday, May 5th at 6:00 in the Great Hall

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Report Cards

Parents can now access the standards report card on-line through ParentVUE/StudentVUE (click here). The report is located on the Report Card tab. The pdf report card can be downloaded/printed by clicking on “Click here to view report card for Sem1″.

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SBAC Parent Talk

We will be hosting Parent Talks. Get information and ask questions about our new testing:  Smarter Balanced Assessment Consortium (SBAC which replaces the MSP).

  • Meet our Family Liaison
  • Share with us what you want to know and how we can best support your children.
  • Find out what the Family and Community Partnership office does.
  • Overview of the new state student assessment Smarter Balance testing.
  • Questions about transitions into middle school.
  • Get tools to promote your child’s success in school.

3rd Grade Parents – February 13th, 10:30am

3/4/5 Grade Parents – February 19th, 6:30pm – Dinner will be served, Please RSVP

4/5 Grade Parents – February 27th, 10:30am

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You are invited to COFFEE with the PRINCIPAL

Come join Camelot’s Principal, School Counselor and Family Liaison for Coffee

  • Join us for coffee & tea.  We want to get to know you, hear your questions, comments and celebrations.
  • We are here as your partner in educating your child.

February 19th and March 19th
9:15 – 9:45am

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Camelot Spirit Wear Available!

Forms are available in the front office to order Camelot Spirit Wear
or you may email Miss Bennett at albennet@fwps.org
XS – T-shirts:5 / Sweatshirts:0
S – T-shirts:5 / Sweatshirts:3
M – T-shirts:10 / Sweatshirts:3
L – T-shirts:5 / Sweatshirts:4
S – T-shirts:6 / Sweatshirts:5
M – T-shirts:7 / Sweatshirts:2
L – T-shirts:9 / Sweatshirts:2
XL – T-shirts:9 / Sweatshirts:3
XXL (+$4) – T-shirts:4 / Sweatshirts:2
XXXL (+$4) – T-shirts:1 / Sweatshirts:0

Hooded Sweatshirts—$20.00
Cash or Checks (made out to Camelot Elementary) accepted.

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Parents of 5th Graders: Middle School Information Nights

Click Here to find out Dates and Times for each Middle School.

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Question about School? There’s an App for that!

Parents and students today are busier than ever. Now, Federal Way Public Schools has an app to help you stay up-to-date and involved with school no matter where you are. All you need is a smart phone.
What can you do on the FWPS app?

Just for starters, you can check:
-Grades, thanks to direct links to ParentVUE, StudentVUE and TeacherVUE
-Lunch menus
-Lunch balances (and pay!)
-Game scores

Facebook and Twitter
You’ll get the latest news right in the feed — and flyers too, if you choose to.
That’s right, you can customize it to get the information you want most, for just the schools your children attend. Select the calendars you want, and see them combined on your device.
Another way to get emergency notifications
Our new app gives you another way to get notifications you typically get through automated phone calls and email. Once you download the app, these will show up like a text message on your phone.

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How and Why We Close (or Delay) School Because of Weather

Click here for the How’s and Why’s

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King County Executive Dow Constantine Visits Camelot

County Executive Dow Constantine spent Thursday, Nov. 13 with Superintendent Sally McLean touring and learning about Federal Way Public Schools.
County Executive was greeted at Camelot Elementary by Principal Cindy Dracobly. He visited a science classroom, where he learned about students’ work in hands-on science and it’s real world application while synthesizing arguments for and against the plastic bag ban in Seattle.
Mr. Constantine also toured the community garden, Highly Capable program, and preschool at Camelot.
Click here, to read the entire story and see pictures.

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Sign up for E-Scrip

Every time you shop at Safeway and use your Safeway Club card, you can be earning money for Camelot Elementary. Go to www.escrip.com

On the right hand side of the page, find “Make a Difference in Four Easy Steps”

Click on (1) Sign Up -its Free. Enter your Zip code.

Complete Step 1: Your information.
Fill in your information and create a user name and password. The password must consist of 6 to 12 letters and numbers. Click on “Continue”

Complete Step 2: Select schools or nonprofit’s.
Type “Camelot” in the space to the left of the “Search” button. “Camelot PTA-Federal Way Council 9415″ will come up. Click the box to the left of “Camelot PTA- Federal Way Council 9415″. Click on “Continue”

Complete Step 3: Cards and Phone Numbers.
Register more than one card! Choose “Select card” and pick a card type from the dropdown menu. Enter your card number. There are two lines on which you can enter cards. If you hit tab after entering the second card number, it will give you a line to enter another one. Enter phone number(s). Click continue”.

Review your information. Click “Sign Up”. That’s it!! Tell your family, friends and neighbors.

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