Using a permanent marker, put names or 3 initials in all clothing that might be taken off at school, including the outer layer of inside clothing such as sweatshirts or vests. It is Texas and it often warms up in the day. Don't forget the hats.

Label backpacks, lunch kits, pieces in lunch kits, water bottles, and Tupperware.

Make sure your child knows his/her last name and contact information. If your child is old enough to attend an elementary school, they should be able to memorize name, complete address, one phone number, where parents work, complete birth date, and any allergies. This is important for many safety reasons.

Your child and the school should know who is going to pick them up daily. If there is a change, call the school and let the teacher know.

From Pettigrew Academy

806 East Marvin Avenue

Waxahachie, Texas 75165