New Background Check Process

Springwater School is now using Helpcounter to process background checks. This process takes 7-10 days for approval. All volunteers need to fill out a background check to volunteer even if they have filled out a background check previously. The approval will be good for 2 years. Please see the Volunteer tab on the website.

Parking Lot News

Parking Lot Shifts

It will take some time to get familiar with the changes so we ask for your patience for the safety of students.   So where to park?  We are trying to put out yellow no parking signs in zones to signal no parking areas.

Where not to park?  

  • We have designated the entrance area, (driveway off of Springwater Road), as no parking during bus loading and unloading time. Typically this is 8:15-8:45am and again from 3:15-3:40pm.  Please refrain from parking in these areas during these times.
  • Can I double park?  Yes, do double park along the right side of the lot as you enter the gravel area.  The cars along the fence line facing into Metro are staff vehicles so you are not blocking us in since we leave after 4pm.
  • Bus Turn Around & Parking?
    We need to keep the turn around zone at the end of the lot car free until the buses have entered.  This includes in front of the gate to the playground.  In addition two of the handicap spots will be temporarily unavailable while the buses are loading and unloading.

Scrip returns: first order due 9/29

Scrip means “free money for the school”, at no extra cost to you.  Scrip is regular pre-paid gift cards and paper gift certificates for a specific store, restaurant, or service that provides a discount to non-profits needing to raise funds. Scrip is a dollar for dollar exchange and costs supporters nothing. The school receives the store discount as a fundraiser.  FAQparent benefits, and participating vendors are available through the links.   This is an all school fundraiser.  Funds raised will be used towards general operating costs.  Orders are due by the last Friday of the month and orders will be ready for pick up on the first Thursday of the month. September orders are due by the 29th.  Pick up on October 5th.

First Day Schedule

Please join us on Tuesday at school to kick off the year with a potluck brunch from 8:30-9:15am.  We will then assemble in the amphitheater for a welcome.  Students will be off to class close to 9:45am.  About 10 minutes after students are settled into classrooms, Dawn will be hosting a Q/A geared to answer new parents’ questions in the cafetorium.