700 Peebles Indian Drive, Peebles, Ohio
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Welcome to our site!
The new Peebles Elementary School
which we entered in January of 2010, is located in the
beautiful rolling hills of southern Ohio, at the northern end of Adams
County. Peebles is a small, friendly farming town surrounded by farm
land and densely wooded areas. The school serves approximately six
hundred and eighty, preschool through sixth grade students. You
can access our school calendar by clicking on the link above (right after
Welcome to Our School):
Peebles Elementary School is committed to
academic excellence & strengthening character through quality education.
School Improvement Initiatives:
We continue being involved in
several initiatives at Peebles Elementary School which will lead us in
the direction of being a school of excellence. We strive to provide a safe and caring environment for the children of
our community. Our involvement in OIP
continues to play a major
role in our continued drive to move to "Excellent
with Distinction" status. The plans outline data tracking of
reading, math, and attendance, analyzing trends in those areas, and planning for
effective programs in delivery of reading and math instruction and classroom
management (discipline). We track reading and math data through Foresight
and AimsWeb Fluency
Probes as well as a host of other data tools including walkthroughs and
attendance. For classroom management our
teachers use two methods, Assertive Discipline and Time To Teach. We
continue to use SWIS (School Wide Information System) to track discipline
and behavior problems so that we can analyze the level of improvement /
impact of the various classroom management programs. If you have questions
about these or any other improvements we are currently involved in, you can
gain further information by clicking on the "School Improvement" link at the
top of this page which leads you to our action plans for the
school year (these will be updated shortly). You may also contact Mrs. Lamb or Mr. Walls at
the school at 937-587-2611.
ARRIVAL AND DISMISSAL PROCEDURES FOR
PEEBLES ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
You MAY use the circle drive in front of the school
to drop off their child. That area will be used exclusively for Parents who are
dropping off their child or picking them up in the evening between
the hours of 7:30AM to 8:00AM and from approximately 2:45PM on.
Visitor parking is very limited and is
located in the front of the school. Parking by the basketball courts
is for BUSES ONLY during school hours and parking on the left side
of the building is for staff and delivery trucks ONLY. We strongly
suggest that parents who wish to pick up their child use one of the
many bus stops in town to do so. They are located at the old school
(Simmons Ave.); Old Gordley Gas Station (SR 41); The Bus Garage;
the old Malcolm car dealership (Rarden Rd and Castle Ave.); In front
of the Old IGA (now the Grandview Outlet).
NEW: Due to the lack of parking spaces at
dismissal, we will be holding
pick-ups until the buses leave from the elementary. This will be
approximately 2:45. We do not want our elementary students walking
in this traffic. If you come in and
sign your child out early, be aware that they will be counted as
tardy if signed out before dismissal. Three tardies count as ½ day
absent according to state guidelines and early sign outs to beat
traffic will be unexcused.
- Bus students arrive between 7:25-7:50AM
each day. Bus students that arrive prior to 7:45AM should go to
the cafetorium/ multi purpose gym (connected to the cafetorium)
for breakfast. Bus students need to enter through the door in
front of the cafetorium and walk immediately to the cafetorium
if they arrive before 7:45AM. Students arriving after 7:45
should go to breakfast or their room, and not be lingering in
- Parent drop-offs are not to
arrive before 7:45 AM as there is not adequate adult
supervision. Students who arrive before 7:45 AM will need to go
the cafetorium and wait there.
- On-site supervision is NOT available until
7:25 AM each day. The doors will be set on a lock system
so there will be no way for your child to enter the building.
This will not be safe, especially on cold days.
SIGN OUT PROCEDURES / EVENING DISMISSAL
- Parent pick-ups and walkers will be
dismissed at approximately 2:45 PM each day. These students are
to exit through the main front doors of the building and go
immediately to the parent's car. Students are not to
loiter, play on the playground, wait for friends, etc.
- Bus students will be dismissed as soon as
the buses arrive (approximately 2:35PM.)
- Bus students will exit through the door
of the main building (where the cafetorium is) , and go immediately to their bus.
Teachers are to walk students to their buses.
- Students who use the sidewalks to walk
home, will be dismissed at approximately 2:30 to avoid buses
leaving and traffic.
- Parents of grades K-6 children are
not permitted to wait in the foyer / hall areas.
Parents must wait on students outside, in front of the main
entrance. if you need to sign out your child, you will need TO
ENTER THE FRONT OFFICE AND HAVE YOUR CHILD CALLED DOWN.
The office has a small waiting room with a few chairs; you will
be required to wait in this area only. You may not
wait by your child's classroom or in the hallways. Parents /
Guardians are NOT permitted in the building without signing in
and obtaining a visitors pass.
- At the end of the school day, students are
expected to go home IMMEDIATELY. Supervision is NOT provided on
the school playgrounds after school.
Students are NOT permitted to stay after school with siblings or
friends for any activity other than their own. Any child staying
after school for valid reasons ( practice, tutoring, etc.) MUST
have a dated note signed by the parent / guardian that specifies
the reason for staying and the time that the student will be
Our goal is to keep your child safe, and
still make it as convenient as possible for you to pick-up or
drop-off your child. If you have any questions, please be sure to
call us at 587-2611. Thanks again for your help and support in
keeping our children safe.
Amanda Lamb, Principal
This site is maintained by Jim Walls, Assistant Principal. Please email any
comments or suggestions by clicking on my name on the black bar in the
middle of the page above.
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