Article: Back-to-School Checklist

Back-to-School Checklist

Posted Thursday, August 10, 2023

So much to do, so little time.

It is easy to get lost when it comes to back-to-school items. Between the forms, the sports and activities, the shopping and the general dread that comes from wondering what you forgot to do, we thought we’d at least TRY and give you a little help.

So here is a quick checklist to ensure all your necessities have been accomplished.

And remember SCHOOL STARTS on August 17 for Grades 1-12. First day of Preschool is August 21. Gold Kindergarten, as well as the 5-day Kindergarten program, begin on August 24 and Purple Kindergarten starts on August 25.

  •  Log into FinalForms and complete all forms (and E-sign, forms are complete when the icon turns green)
  • Contact Information
  • Health History and Medical Profile
  • Medications
  • Meningitis Form (HS only)
  • Injuries and Hospitalization
  • Past and Ongoing Health Conditions
  • Emergency Medical Authorization
  • Transportation Information
  • Student Handbook
  • Acceptable Use Policy
  • Free and Reduced Lunch Form
  • Be sure School Fees and Activity Fees are paid in Payschools Central (processing fee) or at any office
  • If your student is an athlete, make sure those forms are filled out, too
  • Go back to school shopping for supplies 
  • Supply lists can be found at
  • Bring your student to school (or get them on the bus)
  • Attend Open House

Open Houses/Orientations are being held on the following dates: *Kindergarten Orientation by appointment
August 10: 6th-grade orientation, 9-10 a.m.
August 11: Middle School New Student Orientation, 9-10 a.m.
                  Freshman Orientation, 9-11 a.m.
August 15: Bell Creek Intermediate 3rd grade Meet and Greet, 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
                  Bell Creek Intermediate 4th grade Meet and Greet, 12:30-2:30 p.m.
                  Bell Creek Intermediate 5th Grade Locker Dropoff, 4-8 p.m.
                   High School Open House, 7-8 p.m.
August 16: Stephen Bell 2nd Grade Teacher Meet and Greet, 8:15-11 a.m.
                  Stephen Bell 2nd Grade Teacher Meet and Greet, 12:15-3 p.m.
August 17: Preschool Open House
August 21: Middle School Open House, 6-7:30 p.m.
August 23: Bell Creek Intermediate 5th Grade Open House, 5:45-7:45 p.m.

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