Tauscher Times 7.27.21
Hello Power Campus!
Here we are – the evening before the first day of school! We had a great time meeting with our students and families at Main Event last week and again yesterday afternoon and evening at Open House. We are ready to go for another great school year, celebrating 15 Years of Excellence at San Tan Charter.
Download the School Calendar
Having immediate access to the San Tan Charter School calendar is just a click away! Visit the San Tan Charter School website at https://santancharterschool.com/calendar/ and click “Add to Calendar” to download our calendar(s) to your device.
San Tan Charter utilizes student laptops at the Power Campus. Parents of STCS students have the option of leasing technology from the school or supplying your own technology from a list of approved devices on the Parent Portal of the school website. There is a $250 annual lease fee for the school’s technology and a $50 annual fee for registering your family’s personal device.
Click here to lease a school device.
Please see our list of Approved Devices.
Starting with the senior class, tomorrow we will begin to issue school laptops to those families who signed the technology agreement and have paid their technology fee.
Personal laptops can be registered at the front desk starting tomorrow after a signed technology agreement and the technology fee has been paid.
HOT LUNCH OPTIONS
Both our Recker and Power Campuses partner with My Hot Lunchbox for a hot lunch option for kids. In addition to My Hot Lunchbox, families are welcome to bring food from home and use our student microwaves in the student union or use the school’s vending machines as lunch options. Remember we are a low sugar and nut free campus.
1st time user – Select “Create an Account” to be redirected to the Parent Sign Up page.
Add your student and “San Tan Charter School Power Campus” or “San Tan Charter School Recker Campus” based on which campus your student attends.
Nut Policy Reminder
Please remember we are a strict, nut-free campus here at San Tan Charter School. We have many students on campus with serious nut allergies that we must help protect. All of our catered hot lunches and snacks on campus are nut free, so please be careful not to unintentionally pack any of these items for your students or to bring them on campus for snacks. For more details about our Nutrition and Allergy policy, please go to: https://santancharterschool.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/nutrition_allergy_policy-stcs.pdf.
School Rules, Dress Code, and More!
Everything related to school policy, including what students should wear to school, as well as the expectation for being Roadrunners can be found in our STCS Family Handbook. Please take the time to go over the handbook by clicking here.
iLead Philosophy Challenge
At our Recker and Power campuses, San Tan Charter follows our iLEAD values for character education.
This year, we are looking to create a “Roadrunner iLEAD Pledge” by asking our community to be creative in developing a pledge to our iLead values and who wish to leave their mark on STCS.
Here is the information:
- Take the iLEAD values and compose a poem that could be said daily at both campuses.
- The poem should be no longer than the Roadrunner Character Pledge which is around a paragraph. We have added the old Roadrunner Character Pledge below for reference
“I am a Roadrunner of Character, I will be worthy of Trust
I will be Respectful and Responsible, doing what I must
I will always act with Fairness, I will show the I Care
I will be a Good Citizen and always do my share”
- Poems should be submitted through the following LINK
- All Poems are due by August 31st
- The poem selected will be announced September 7th.
integrity- Speaking the truth and presenting oneself genuinely with a focus on the whole person through self-discipline and determination.
Love- Valuing close relationships with others by thoughtfully demonstrating kindness, patience and a deep respect for the diversity, feelings and opinions of others.
Empathy- Imagining what it is like to be another person, in their situation, seeking understanding prior to acting.
Accountability- The acknowledgment and acceptance of responsibility for one’s decisions and actions along with the results.
Dedication-Deeply committed to our community with a strong loyalty to our shared goals.
STCS is going to Europe! Join our school on the WWII in England and France trip. Students can earn college credit, experience new cultures and more! While this trip is open to all students grades 5-12, we do require any 5th– 7th graders traveling to have a parent chaperone with them but strongly encourage other parents to attend!
We have 2 spots left. Sign up now to guarantee a spot for your child! Have questions? The friendly folks at EF’s Traveler Support team can help at 800-665-5364. And if your child has friends who haven’t signed up yet, feel free to pass this message along to their families, too.
Any questions? Please email Mrs. Laramie at firstname.lastname@example.org
Sports Registration for the 2021-2022 school year is officially OPEN! All students in grades 5th-12th are welcome to register for our Roadrunner Sports Program.
To register, please complete the 3 steps listed below.
Step 1: To register and pay the sport’s fee please click HERE. Payment options include pay-in-full or a 3-month payment plan. This step is required prior to participation in practice or tryouts.
Step 2: If you haven’t already done so, your student-athlete(s) will need to have a sports physical completed. The physical form is attached HERE. This form must be used for physicals.
Step 3: Use this link to access your student-athlete(s) Student Central account and create your parent account. This is the forum you will use to complete your student-athlete’s paperwork and upload their sports physical results.
*All of these steps are required prior to participation in practice or games.
|Sports Program||Practice/Tryout Start Date|
|Varsity Football||August 2nd|
|High School Sports (volleyball, swim, cheer, x-country)||August 9th|
|Junior High Sports (flag football, cheer, volleyball, golf)||Week of August 16th|
Reminder we have a Fall Sports Information Night for parents scheduled for this Thursday, July 29th at 6pm in the Power Main Gym. At this meeting we will go over general athletic information for participating at San Tan Charter and meet our coaches.
P.E. School Uniforms:
Moving forward, it is now part of the grade requirement for students to dress out for P.E. classes. The uniforms have been ordered and are the only approved P.E. uniform that can be worn. The cost of the uniform set is $18. Families have the option to pay online via this link: https://yqysjrrxph.formstack.com/forms/power_p_e_uniforms. Uniforms can also be purchased through the front office, via exact cash, or with credit cards or checks made payable to STCS . When uniforms arrive, they will be handed out to the students.
Looking to work at San Tan?
San Tan Charter is looking to hire for two full-time janitors and across campuses, San Tan is hiring for Guest Teachers. We are also looking for contract electricians and plumbers. Please call 480-222-0811 or email at email@example.com if you are interested in learning more.
Calendar of Events
July 28 First Day of School
July 29 Sports Information Night for Fall Sports Parents
Aug. 2 MAP Testing Begins
Aug. 13 Green and Gold Scrimmage
All the Best,
- 480-222-0811 (Power Campus)
- e. firstname.lastname@example.org
San Tan Charter School
Visit us at SanTanCharterSchool.com
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