Kew-Forest continues to require all students to be vaccinated against COVID-19 as per paragraph IX of the Enrollment Contract:
IX. Immunizations, Infectious, and Communicable Diseases: Parent agrees to comply with health guidelines, instructions and directions established by the School to prevent the spread of infectious and communicable diseases. Parent understands that this includes, but is not limited to, compliance with School's policies regarding immunizations, testing for communicable diseases, as well as providing School with required health records and other such documentation. This includes not only immunizations required by city or state agency or law, but also any immunizations that the School determines, in its sole and exclusive discretion, are required for continued enrollment in the School. Parent specifically understands and agrees that all students who are eligible are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Failure to follow and comply with instructions and other directions established by the School may serve as grounds for removal of Student from School.
Morning Care is for parents who might need to drop their child off before the school day begins.
In this program teachers monitor students in the gymnasium, Monday through Friday from 7:30 am - 8:00 am, while students interact and play with one another. Students are then sent to their classrooms for the beginning of the school day.
This program is currently free of charge throughout the school year.
Upper School students wishing to enroll in lunch privileges for Semester 1, must submit the parent permission slip and student statement by the end of the day today. For more information and to enroll, please go here.
Afterschool provides a service for children needing care after normal school hours. Children are supervised at all times by the Directors and various assistants who make students’ individual needs a priority.
Afterschool begins Mon 18 Sept and takes place beginning at dismissal until 4:30 pm (part-time) or 6:00 pm (full-time).
LS families will meet in their child's homeroom at 6:00 pm where they will remain for the evening. Please look out for a schedule in the LS Weekly Update and Weekly Jaguar dated Fri 22 Sept.
Child care will be provided from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm. Please sign up here by Fri 22 Sept if you plan to take advantage of this service. Your child should have eaten dinner before arriving as food wil not be provided.
Middle and Upper School
Middle and Upper School families will meet in the Upper School Library at 6:00 pm for a quick welcome and then attend their child(ren)'s homeroom where they will receive their schedule for the evening. Families will spend ten minutes in each of their child(ren)'s classes.
If you are a Grade 6 parent and will require child care for Back to School Night, please sign up here by Fri 22 Sept.
At the meeting, Rybak Development reps will speak about the initiatives they have taken to keep the Kew-Forest campus safe. We encourage Kew-Forest community members to take the opportunity to ask and have questions answered. In the coming days, please look out for a separate letter containing Zoom information to join the meeting. Until then, we welcome you to visit the play yard during Back to School Night (Wed 27 Sept from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm).