East Guernsey Local Schools will be CLOSED on Friday, January 19th.

Z-Passes are Required for Students Riding Buses

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All students who ride the bus need to have a Z-Pass and are required to use/swipe it every time they board the bus. The Transportation Department tracks this data for the following purposes: daily ridership, determination of route efficiency, and in the event of an emergency, to know which students were present on the bus. There is also a Z-Pass Plus program. With this program, parents can register a phone number to be contacted when their student boards or exits the bus. This technology capability can also be used by parents who have students on field trips or athletic trips to inform them when the bus is leaving the event. Parents can use this information to determine the time it takes for the bus to return to the school, therefore providing efficiency in parents picking up their child in a timely manner at the school after the event bus returns. Thank you for your cooperation in using Z-Pass!

Reduce TV/Screen Time with this Tip

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Is your child spending countless hours in front of a TV or tablet? Do you wish that your child would spend their time doing other things such as playing outside, reading or doing homework and chores?

Have them “buy” their screen time instead. For every one minute they would like to spend in front of the TV or tablet, they must spend one minute doing an activity of your choice such as homework, playing outside, chores or reading. They will need to purchase their time with these minutes. Time doing these things at school does not count and banking time from a previous day does not work either. Time must be used on the day it’s earned.

Give it a try! You may be pleasantly surprised with the results!

New Scheduling System

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We are excited to announce FMX (Facilities Management eXpress) for our new scheduling & facility use system.  We will use FMX to schedule everything from school events such as dances and concerts to athletic games and practices.  We are also opening this to public use to schedule the facilities for meetings, benefits, open gyms, etc.  Click the link below to create an account and schedule your next event.

FMX Login/Registration