INFORMATION & FORMS

Find out answers to the most commonly asked questions for our Banff families!

 

WHAT ARE THE DIVISION NAMES?

PreSchool: Grades Pre-K 3's & 4's

Lower School: Grades Kindergarten-5th

Middle School: Grades 6th-8th

Upper School: Grades 69h-12th

 

HOW DO I GET GRADING & ACADEMIC INFORMATION?

RenWeb ParentsWeb is a private and secure website that has been set up for The Banff School to allow you to see complete information specific to your child.  You can view your child’s grades, attendance, homework and conduct, as well as other useful school information.  You can also communicate with teachers and other school staff online whenever necessary.  All you need is an Internet-capable computer or smartphone.

 

For login instructions, please visit our RenWeb page.

 

WHAT DOES MY STUDENT NEED TO WEAR?

All students at The Banff School have a required daily uniform in addition to a "Dress Uniform" that is worn on Wednesdays and special events. Please use the link below to see specific uniform lists and requirements per division:

 

PreSchool & Lower School Uniforms

Middle & Upper School Uniforms

 

HOW DO I SHOW BANFF SPIRIT?

Visit The Banff School ONLINE SPIRIT STORE to purchase Banff outerwear. House Spirit Shirts are given out at the beginning of each school year. Students starting classes mid-year will need to purchase a House Spirit Shirt from a special "House Spirit Store" that opens online periodically throughout the year. Check our weekly E-Flash for upcoming ordering windows and times.

 

WHAT SUPPLIES DO STUDENTS NEED?

Students in all grades are required to obtain their own school supplies for the year. Students in grades PreK-5th grade can purchase a supply pack including all the required supplies for their school year. Middle and Upper School stduents will need to purchase their supplies seperately. Supply lists can be found in the links to the right.

 

ARE THERE TECHNOLOGY REQUIREMENTS FOR MIDDLE & UPPER SCHOOL?

Middle & Upper School students are required to bring a laptop computer or tablet for use in the classroom. Each student's device must be capable of connecting wirelessly to a network (WiFi) and must have, at a minimum, the following requirements:​

  • WINDOWS: Windows 7, 8, 8.1, or 10

  • APPLE: Mac OSX v10.8, .9, .10, or .11

  • IPAD: Version 2 or higher; iOS 8 or 9

  • CHROMEBOOK: Google Chrome OS 41 or higher

 

WHAT TEXTBOOKS DO MIDDLE & UPPER SCHOOL STUDENTS NEED?

Middle & Upper School students are responsible for purchasing or renting their own textbooks for the 2016-2017 school year. Please visit our "Middle & Upper School Textbook" page for more information.

 

WHAT ARE SCHOOL ARRIVAL TIMES?

Student arrival time for all grades begins at 8:20am

Classes begin promptly at 8:30am

 

WHAT ARE SCHOOL DISMISSAL TIMES?

PreSchool & Kindergarten - 3:00pm

Lower School - 3:15pm

Middle & Upper School - 3:20pm

 

Due to staffing and teacher responsibilities there is no supervision available for students who are not picked up promptly. If for any reason a student cannot be picked up on time, the office must be notified.

 

Students who are not picked up on time will be sent to afternoon Homework Room and charged $6 for each hour or part thereof.

 

Students will not be released to anyone other than parents or carpool parents unless WRITTEN permission is on file with the office.

 

HOW DOES CARPOOL WORK?

Please note that cell phone use is restricted during morning and afternoon carpool times.

 

MORNING CARPOOL

  • ALL GRADES
    Use the North drop-off portico (closest to Campioni Restaurant) 

 

AFTERNOON CARPOOL

  • PRE-SCHOOL, LOWER SCHOOL & UPPER SCHOOL
    Use the North drop-off portico (closest to Campioni Restaurant) 

 

  • MIDDLE SCHOOL
    Use the South drop-off portico (furthest from Campioni Restaurant) 

 

IS THERE AFTER-SCHOOL SUPERVISION?

LOWER SCHOOL

3:15-4:30 

Teacher-supervised homework room

COST: Included in "Full Day Extended Care" hours

 

MIDDLE & UPPER SCHOOL

3:35-5:00pm

Teacher-supervised homework room
COST: Included in "Full Day Extended Care" hours or $100/month

 

HOW DO I ORDER LUNCH?

LUNCH MENUS

Hot lunches are catered by an independent contractor Students can order lunch for specific dates or for the whole month. For more information on menus and how to order, visit our LUNCH page.

 

LUNCH TIMES

PreSchool - 11:00am

Lower School - 11:30am

Middle & Upper School - 12:05pm

 

WHO SHOULD I CONTACT FOR MORE INFORMATION?

Do you need more help or have additional questions? Here's who to contact:

 

PreSchool & Lower School academic questions:

Dana Sauls, Lower School Director

 

Middle & Upper School academic questions:

Deborah Wasser, Principal

 

Administrative, Registration questions:

Floy Jones, Registrar

 

Admissions questions:

Dana Sauls, Admissions Coordinator

Financial questions:

Sandy Kippes, Accounts Receivable

LINKS

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