July 28, 2022
Looking Ahead...
The website calendar has been updated. Please note: dates are subject to change.
Read Dragon Tales weekly for current information.
Bus Riders - Please Note
Post cards noting bus route assignments from the EBR Parish School System were mailed. Look for your card with your bus assignment to arrive in the mail soon. 
Please contact Sissy Duncan - sissy.duncan@sgschoolbr.org if you need assistance with EBR School System bus service.
Volunteer Sign-Up - Please Complete by Friday, August 5th
Please sign up to volunteer for the below listed school-wide activities by clicking HERE. Sign-up link will be closed Friday, August 5, 2022.
  • Room Parent - Please note if you are interested in being a Room Parent, you must complete the online form at the link provided in this email. 
  • Reception Committee
  • Baker’s Committee
  • Vision & Hearing Screenings
  • Office Copy Corp
  • Carpool Volunteer
  • Performing and Creative Arts
  • St. George Fair
  • Spirit Day Event Committee
  • Used Uniform Sale
  • Library Committee
  • Auction Committee
  • Cafeteria Angels
  • Lost & Found Committee
  • Community Partners Committee
  • Mother/Son OR Father/Daughter Dance 
All volunteers are required to successfully complete the volunteer certification as mandated by the Diocese of Baton Rouge. Find volunteer certification details HERE. The summer is a great time to complete the volunteer certification, including your background check. Lines for fingerprinting at the State Police Office are shorter during the summer.

Upon completion of the online volunteer sign up form you will receive a confirmation email. If you do not receive a confirmation email, please check your spam or junk email or complete the form again.

Thank you for sharing the gift of your time and talents! We wholeheartedly appreciate our volunteers!
Immunizations / Medication Drop-Off / Update Important Student Data
NOTE TO PARENTS OF KINDERGARTNERS, 6th GRADERS, AND NEW STUDENTS

  • Please have your child's required vaccinations completed and return the updated immunization record to the school office by Thursday, August 4, 2022.
  • For your convenience, you may upload student's updated certified records of immunization here.

MEDICATION DROP OFF - Thursday, August 4 from 9:00 am - 10:00 am - Nurse's Office

  • A medication authorization form must accompany all medications.
  • Find specific medication forms (food allergy, Epi Pen, asthma, and diabetes) here
Please note:
  • Medications will not be accepted without the applicable forms signed by the parents and physician.
  • Students needing medication to be administered at school will not be allow to attend school until the medication and proper forms are received by the nurse.
  • Contact Nurse Michelle or Nurse Meg by calling the school office (225-293-1298) for assistance.
REVIEW AND UPDATE STUDENT DATA BEFORE SCHOOL BEGINS!

Keeping this important information current is necessary for the school to have accurate student data in case of emergencies.

Please review the following webforms and provide updates, if applicable
  • Student Health and Emergency Form
  • Student Pick-Up Form *
  • Emergency Contact Form *
  • Student Demographic Form
  • Parent Demographic Form

* Please note: Parents' names and contact information must be included in the Emergency Contact form and the Pick-Up form, along with other listed contacts. 

Find these forms in your FACTS Family Portal account. (District Code: SGCS-LA)
  • School Information / Web Forms / Family Demographic Forms
Child Nutrition Program Notes
Policies and Procedures
  • New tardy time - 7:43 - update in handbook.
  • Special sweatshirt for middle school students (6th-8th grade) - Navy blue sweatshirt with white letters will be available at uniform stores by the end of next week - update in the handbook.
  • Please read the entire parent/student handbook as many policies were updated and added.
  • Please note that 6th - 8th graders will dress out for PE. Uniforms for PE class may be purchased at the local uniform stores.
School Supply Lists (Grade 2-8)
School supply kits for Grades 2-8 may be found here.

Grade PreK - 1st: Students were charged a supply fee in lieu of ordering supply kits. Supplies will be in PreK - 1st grade classes on the first day of school.

Grades 2 - 8: Supplies will brought over the first few days of school. Homeroom teachers will send directions by email.
Carpool Signs
Parents, please make a carpool sign to hang in your car for pickup on the first day of school. The sign should have the family name in big letters and the youngest child's name along with their grade level.
St. George School will supply two carpool signs per family. Your youngest child will receive these on the first day of school for grades 1st - 8th. PreK and K will receive theirs at the parent orientation/meeting on Friday, August 5th.
Summer Reading - Grade 1st - 8th
Students entering grades 1st - 8th are expected to have completed the summer reading book by the first day of school. Activities and grades will be given at the start of school based on the novels and books listed here.
Uniform Sale - Thursday, August 4 , 5 - 7 PM
Gently used uniforms will be for sale in the cafeteria during the Back-To-School Bash. Please consider signing up to help out for a shift or two. Help is especially needed for set up! 
Volunteers can shop early. Students can sign up as well for service hours.
Back-To-School Bash - Thursday, August 4 , 5 - 7 PM
Cantor Auditions for 2022 - 2023 School Year
*SAVE THE DATE* Cantor Auditions for 2022 - 2023 School Year
All students in grades 7 and 8 are eligible to audition for SGS Cantor for the upcoming school year. Cantor Auditions (closed auditions) will be held on Tuesday, August 9, after school, from 3:10 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. in the St. George Church. Sign up information and audition material will be available on Tuesday, August 2 on the SGS Website/Student Life/Clubs and Activities, and in DragonTales that same week. For additional information at this time, email Mrs. Jan Dupre, jan.dupre@sgschoolbr.org.
St. George Fair T-Shirts On Sale Now
FAIR T-SHIRTS
$18
Deadline is Friday, August 12th to receive the shirt before the
1st "Out of Uniform" Day in September!
Dragon Hearts / Divine Mercy Girls - Registration Open
2022-2023 Dragon Hearts Club and Divine Mercy Girls is open!
Dragon Hearts Club and Divine Mercy Girls are service clubs for girls in grades Kindergarten - 5th and 6th - 8th. Our motto is “Do small things with great love” from Saint Teresa. We are focused on friends, having fun while serving others and learning about our Catholic faith.
Registration, Adult Helper sign-up & Information: www.st-george.org/dragon-hearts
Registration will close on August 17, 2022.
Feel free to email us with any questions. sgsdragonheartsclub@gmail.com
Cub Scouts - Join Cub Scouts Pack 136
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