2022-2023 Supply List
Change in Afternoon Transportation & EARLY DISMISSALS
For the safety of all students, children may not be checked out of school after 2:15 pm on Monday, Tuesday, Thursday or Friday and 1:15 on Wednesday.
If you need to change the way your child goes home in the afternoon or for an early dismissal, please complete our Dismissal Change Form by clicking the button below. Early Dismissals – Note – we do not send children to the front office until you have arrived and shown your photo ID to the front office staff.
Dismissal changes can only be accepted before 2:00pm (1:00pm on Wednesdays).
We cannot accept phone calls for those changes. Changes in afternoon transportation should only be for emergency situations. Thank you for your understanding.
Flyers & Handouts
A MESSAGE FROM CAPTAIN GOODRICH
Welcome back, Pirates!
The teachers, staff, and I are thrilled to welcome you back to Palencia Elementary School (PES). For those who are new and are just joining our crew, “Ahoy”! PES is a special place. The school’s tight-knit community creates a home away from home atmosphere where we all work hard, embrace a growth mindset, laugh, and look out for one another. Although we’ve all encountered rough waters these past few years, it’s safe to say we’ve proven to ourselves how resilient we are, and how important it is to make the most of each day. Parents, we look forward to continued partnerships as we continue our work towards shared commitments to school safety, student growth, and high levels of academic and personal achievements. I am proud of the work our team did last year; one noteworthy accomplishment being once again ranked as an “A school” by Florida Department of Education. We are ready to discover the new adventures and treasures the 22-23 school year will bring.
Setting Sail Together in Education,
School District News
2021-2022 Instructional Materials Adoption for Mathematics UPDATE
On February 8, 2022, the St. Johns County School Board voted to approve the list of recommended resources for adoption for Math. View the final list of approved resources. Florida Statute allows parents or residents of the county to object to the adoption of a specific instructional material. If you would like to contest the adoption of the Math resources, you must complete the Reconsideration of Instructional Materials Request Form and submit it to the SJCSD Instructional Resources and Media Services Department no later than noon on March 10, 2022.
Please visit our Instructional Materials Adoption web page to:
- Access the math resources that are being considered for adoption.
- Learn more about the policies and procedures for textbook adoption.
B.E.S.T. Standards Presentation
The purpose of the video is to provide parents and community members with information about the new B.E.S.T. Standards for English Language Arts and math. The video also explains the timeline for the implementation of the new standards.
SchoolMessenger provides parents/guardians with a mobile app and website which allows them to view and listen to previous messages and to verify their phone numbers. SchoolMessenger also lets parents/guardians select which modes of communication they prefer (voice/text/email) based on the type of message being sent
Change of Address
Bring Your Own Device (BYOD)
The St. Johns County School District is now open to a Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) environment. Please know this is an optional item. District issued devices will continue to be available in our classrooms.
District Policies & Procedures
FortifyFL is a website and app developed at the direction of the Florida Legislature. Any student, educator, parent or member of the public can report school safety concerns directly to law enforcement and school administrators anonymously and easily through the FortifyFL app or getfortifyfl.com.
This is just a reminder that anyone (parent, guardian, friend, neighbor, aunt, uncle) must have school access to attend an event at Palencia Elementary, have lunch with a student and/or attend an awards assembly. If you have not already done so, please complete the School Access Form. The process for approval may take up to 4 weeks, so please fill out the application sooner than later for any guests that would like to have school access. Once the application is approved, school access will be valid for three years.