Parents

Overview

Welcome, Families

This section is for Country Day families, both new and returning. Click below to find information about the Parents' Association, order lunches, learn about the Sports and Arts Boosters groups, download the summer reading lists, or find the holiday calendar for the school year.

This section is for Country Day families, both new and returning. Click below to find information about the Parents’ Association, order lunches, learn about the Sports and Arts Boosters groups, download the summer reading lists, or find the holiday calendar for the school year.

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The Abecedarium – A Guide for New Families

The term, “Abecedarium,” was first noted at Country Day in 1986 when the kindergarten teacher created a book, complete with drawings, to help her students learn and have fun with the alphabet. When we decided to write a welcoming booklet for parents new to the school, the title, “Abecedarium, a Primer for Beginners,” came to mind.

This directory of the varied activities and opportunities at SCDS is of particular interest to those families who are recent arrivals to the school community, but could even serve as a refresher for current families.

The 2018-19 edition of the Abecedarium is coming soon. 

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The Parents’ Association

Every parent with a child enrolled at Country Day is a member of the Parents’ Association (PA). The purpose of the Association is to promote school spirit and provide volunteer support. The activities of the Parents’ Association are administered by a Parent Board, which holds regular meetings open to all parents. The officers of the Parent Board are elected at the Annual Meeting in the spring of each year.

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Arts Boosters

You don’t have to play the cello to be a fine arts booster. The Arts Boosters group supports visual and performing arts at SCDS by helping with travel arrangements, drama productions, art shows, music performances, awards dinners, and special events. 

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Sports Boosters

The Sports Boosters group is a volunteer organization supporting sports programs and athletics here at SCDS. The athletic program is open to students in grades five through 12 and all parents are invited to join the Boosters. The Boosters group helps the athletic department with award events, ticket sales, and transportation, and raises funds from snack bar sales, sponsorships, and membership dues.

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Lunch Program

Ordering is easy!  Here’s how it works….

When you select your menu item for Monday that will be your standing order for each Monday for the month. (You can’t order for every-other Monday, for instance.) The school will rotate menu items periodically to offer more variety but will continue with high demand items. 

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Order Spiritwear & Scrip

Spirit Wear items are for sale throughout the year at events on campus and in the front office. There are clothing items for children and adults, as well as water bottles, license plates, tote bags, and Cavalier stuffed animals. Stop by the front office or use the Spirit Wear Order Form

Buy scrip gift cards at school and use it like money when shopping. It doesn’t cost you an extra cent and the school benefits every time you shop. The front office has scrip in stock from many vendors and we can order additional scrip from our scrip center. Click here for order form. Go to the Great Lakes Scrip website, glscrip.com, for a complete list.

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Grands’ Day
for Grandparents and Grandfriends

Friday, April 26, 2019

Spend the morning with your Lower School grandchildren and young friends exploring their world at Sacramento Country Day School and enjoy a light lunch hosted by the SCDS Parents’ Association.

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Back-to-School Packet, 2017-18

To access this year’s packet materials, parents should go to their CavNet link.