The use of clear backpacks will allowed for the 2021-2022 School Year. Please read details below for rules/expectations regarding the use of clear backpacks this year and reference the pictures below for acceptable clear backpacks:

 

  • The use of a clear backpack is NOT REQUIRED.  Students still have the option to use the All Day Binder as described on our PTA Website.
  • Students may NOT put the All Day Binder in a clear backpack.  All school supplies are to remain visible within the backpack.
  • Clear backpacks covered with stickers and logos will not be allowed. Small monograms, logos or personalization are permitted.
  • Mesh Backpacks will NOT be permitted.
  • Students who bring their lunch to school are NOT required to use a clear lunch box.
  • Girls may still bring a small purse or attach a small, non-clear pouch to their backpack for personal effects.

 

Please Note

    • Students will be expected to carry their own laptop/Chromebook with them to and from school and to each class during the day.  Please be sure that your backpack is large enough to fit your laptop, notebooks/spirals and all necessary school supplies.

    • It is recommended that your student bring a water bottle to school each day.

 

***Students MAY NOT use BOTH a clear backpack and an All Day Binder. They must pick either the clear backpack OR the All Day Binder***

 

Why Only Clear Backpacks?

Clear backpacks will allow faculty who are admitting students into the building each morning to move everyone through the line more efficiently and safely.  By having school supplies visible through the clear bag, faculty will be able to screen students’ temperatures and view what is in their backpacks without having to open binders. Mesh backpacks will NOT be permitted as items are not easily visible.

 

Are Clear Backpacks a Requirement?

No.  Students may choose to carry an All Day Binder instead of a clear backpack.  Please note, however, that your student may not just put their All Day Binder inside their backpack.  The purpose of the backpack is to have all supplies visible for teachers and staff while making it easier for students to carry everything from class to class.

 

Where Can I Purchase a Clear Backpack?

Clear backpacks are sold at most major retailers such as Wal-Mart, Target and Amazon.  Prices range from $11.99 - $45.99.

 

All clear backpacks should have school supplies visible to faculty at all times.  Writing utensils and other small supplies should be placed in the front pouch of the backpack (if available).  

 

Backpacks covered with stickers or logos are NOT permitted.  Small logos or monograms will be allowed as well as backpacks with varying colored straps/trim.

 


 

 

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