The following is a schedule of fees and general information for FY ’11 – FY ’12 school programs as voted by the Watertown School Committee. Specific details for each program will be distributed to students and parents in conjunction with registration for participation. All fees must be paid by check or money order and made payable to “Watertown Public Schools”.Program Fee Per Student Family Maximum Transportation
$200/South of Charles River
$320/South of Charles River
Morning Session (3 Hrs.)
$ 2,500/student (3 days)
$2,900/student (4 days)
$1,930/student (3 days)
$2,600/student (4 days)
$5,900/student (5 days) High School Athletics $200/student per school year for unlimited sports and clubs Middle School Activity Fee $50.00/student per school year for unlimited clubs and extra-curricular activities Middle School Sports $100/student per school year
If a student paid $100 for Athletics, then the $50 activity fee does not apply High School Activity Fee
$25/student per school year for unlimited clubs and extra-curricular activities
If a student paid $200 for Athletics, then the $25 activity fee does not apply.
The School Breakfast/Lunch Program for both the elementary and secondary students begins at all schools on Thursday, September 6, 2012, which is the first day of school. A full lunch will be available. Lunch prices are:
ELEMENTARY SCHOOLS BREAKFAST/LUNCH PROGRAM
Breakfast - $1.25 /day; ($.30 reduced; and free to eligible students)
Lunch - $3.00/day or $15.00 week;($.40 reduced; andfree to eligible students)
Pre-packaged salads - $3.00
Milk (white milk only)* -$.55/carton
*Choice of lowfat, skim, or lactaid milk is included with school lunch.
SECONDARY SCHOOLS BREAKFAST/LUNCH PROGRAM
Watertown High School - $1.75 /day ($.30 reduced; and free to eligible student)
Watertown Middle School - $1.25 /day ($.30 reduced; and free to eligible students)
Watertown High - $3.50/day ($.40 reduced; and free to eligible students)
deli sub sandwich meal - $3.50 each
pre-packaged salads - $3.50 each
milk (white milk only choice of lowfat, skim, and lactaid) - $ .55 carton
Middle School - $3.50/day (.40 reduced; and free to eligible students)
pre-packaged salad - $3.50
milk (white milk only choice of lowfat, skim and lactaid) - $ .55/carton
White milk only choice of lowfat, skim and lactaid is included with a school breakfast and lunch.
A-la-carte items may be purchased at various prices.
Prices may change due to federal regulations.
Free and/or reduced price meals program, subsidized by the Federal Government,is available to eligible families. Forms for the subsidized program can be obtained in the main office at your child’s school.
OPENING DAYS’ PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT
The opening of schools for students is preceded by two days, September 4 and September 5 of professional development for faculty. Faculty meet at Watertown High School on Tuesday, September 4,2012 at 8:00 a.m. for a “Welcome Back” breakfast and meetings.
WALKING TO/FROM SCHOOL AND DROP OFFS
Road construction in some areas of the town may require children to adapt to changing local traffic patterns. Parents should review the waking route to school with their child before the start of school and, whenever road construction projects change the walking route.
Please observe the changes to traffic patterns which the Watertown Police Department and the SchoolDepartment post.
NO SMOKING ORDINANCE
The Watertown Town Council passed a Public Health Ordinance regarding no smoking in public buildings in the town. Students were never permitted to smoke in school buildings. They are now advised that there is a fine for noncompliance with the no smoking ordinance.