1. Student handbook and other paperwork;
A new student needs to read their student handbook and learn about their schedule, rules, expectations, etc. This can help them especially when they first come to the school. It can also help with understanding where their classes are located and what equipment is in the classroom. It can give them some idea of what else is needed for school to go smoothly.
2. Proof of immunizations;
This is important for new students because they will need to show that they have had their shots. It is also good to keep a record of this in case there are any future medical needs.
3. Documentation for food allergies;
.If a new student has food allergies, it is important for the school to be aware. This way, they can make sure that the student does not come into contact with anything that could trigger an allergic reaction. It is also important to have this information in case of an emergency.
4. Health form;
A new student will need to fill out a health form in order to get their school ID card. This form will ask about their medical history and current medications. It is important to be honest on this form so that the school can best serve the student's needs.
5. Transportation information from parents or guardians;
This is important for new students because they will need to know how they are getting to and from school. If they are taking the bus, they will need to know their route number and stop times. If they are being dropped off, they will need to know the address and phone number of the school.
6. Additional books/supplies needed for classes;
New students will need to purchase any additional books or supplies that are required for their classes. This can be done before school starts or during the first week of class. It is important to have all of the required materials so that the student can be successful in their classes.
7. Laundry list;
A new student will need to create a list of items that need to be laundered. This can include clothes, bedding, towels, etc. It is important to have this list so that the student knows what needs to be done and when it needs to be done.
8. Space for lunch and snacks for the first month or so;
To get settled in, new students should plan on bringing their own food for the first month or so. That way, they can figure out the lunch schedule and explore the area for good places to buy snacks and meals.
9. Choice of school uniform (new students need to provide a copy of the uniform in advance) -some of this is optional but some items are required (by law, they must have these items if they are new students);
Some schools require that new students submit a copy of their uniform in advance. This way, the school can make sure that the student has the correct items and that they fit properly. It is important to have the correct uniform so that the student can be in compliance with the school's dress code.