Welcome to Team Lone Tree where Lone Tree School (TK - 5 traditional), Wheatland Charter Academy (K - 5 Montessori-blend program), and Lone Tree Preschool come together on one campus to create a student-centered learning environment with highly qualified staff who work cooperatively, positively, and with dedication to student learning and safety for all. Our daily drive is to provide optimal experiences for students to master standards, enjoy social connectivity, and have the comfort in knowing that they are integral members of the school community.
INFORMATION FOR LONE TREE AND WHEATLAND CHARTER ACADEMY:
Office officially opens for 2017/18 school year as follows:
**July 31 - Aug 3, 7 a.m. - 3 p.m. (closed Friday, Aug 4)
**Aug 7 and weekdays following, 7 a.m. - 3 p.m.
We will have 2017/18 food forms available, including computer station available to complete online. We will have all forms available for registration.
*TK and K class assignments will be available with all registration documents complete - Aug 9, 7 a.m. - 3 p.m. We will mail assignment letters to those who have complete registration documents and who do not come to school to pick up on this day.
*New Family Orientation (although everyone welcome who would like the Principal's presentation of school overview) - Aug 9, 2:30 p.m. This presentation takes approximately 45 minutes.
*1st - 5th Grade Check-in Fair. Please come to school to obtain your child's classroom assignment - Aug 14, 3 - 5 p.m. or Aug 15, 7 a.m. - 3 p.m. A representative from transportation is planned to be present to answer bussing questions on Aug 14, 3 - 5 p.m.
*TK and K Classroom Meet and Greet - Aug 14 with each family assigned a time period that is noted in the assignment letter that is available on Aug 9. 1st - 5th grades do not have classroom meet and greet with the teacher prior to first day.
*First Day of School - Aug 16
*For the first day of school, we will have staff available to assist arriving students and parents from 7:55 - 8:30 a.m.
*Breakfast is complimentary to all enrolled TK - 5th grade students in the cafeteria, 7:45 a.m. - 8:15 a.m. Staff walks TK - K students to class from breakfast.
*Parents are welcome to park and walk students into school. Please use the parking lot at the front of the school. We have additional parking on street and in the parking lot next to the school (Far West). The parking lot beyond the placard spaces between the Lone Tree School buildings is assigned staff parking.
*Parents wishing to drop students off may do so along the curb at flagpole plaza and shelter in front of the school. Please do not drop students off in the parking lot or in the staff parking lot.
*Students are not to be on campus prior to 7:45 and should not be on campus before their classroom opens if not eating breakfast at 7:45 a.m. Playgrounds are not open before school.
*TK - 3rd grade rooms open at 8:15 a.m. with school starting at 8:30 a.m. Dismissal is at 2:15 p.m.
*4th - 5th grade rooms open at 7:55 a.m. with school starting at 8:10 a.m. Dismissal is at 2:15 p.m.
*Classroom Supplies - school provides all necessary supplies. It is helpful when a student comes to school with their own backpack or book bag to take items home and return to school. We are often asked for a wish list as families like to shop the summer sales. You are more than welcome to pick up items to donate to your child's class or the school and your items are always appreciated. Each teacher may have a wish list that they will share with families during the first days/weeks of school. We have a general school wish list for families choosing to donate supplies that will be in the first day of school packet. All donated items are appreciated, however no items are required.
Letters were mailed today, 7/24/17, to families who have expressed interest in WCA 2nd, 3rd and 4th grades to date. Please be advised, a lottery will take place for enrollment and waiting list for 2nd grade and for waiting list order for 3rd and 4th grades.
A family member does not need to be present, however, you are welcome to attend if you choose. The lottery results will be available immediately following and a notification of your draw order will be mailed to you. You are welcome to call our school office, 530-788-0248, to learn of your draw order following the lottery. The lottery will be held as follows.