Maimonides School

Getting Ready for the 2017-18 School Year

Getting ready for the first day of school is exciting! We also recognize that there is a lot to know and do. To make it as easy as possible for you, we have put everything in one place.

If you have any questions, feel free to contact us at

Here is a printable checklist for your convenience.

Things to Do

Log in to My BackPack to fill out student information forms and other required family information.
Please note: Forms need to be submitted by August 18
Complete student health information in SNAP, our Parent Health Portal
Please note: Information must be entered by August 18
Remind your children to complete Summer Reading/Summer Skills 

Get Books and Supplies for the new school year

Place Lunch Orders (Early Childhood Center & Elementary School)

Sign Up for After-School Programs
Mark your calendars (Important dates!)
Lice Checks:
  • Early Childhood Center through Grade 5: 
    Thursday, August 31 and Tuesday, September 5, from 8:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
  • Early Childhood Center: Sign up for individual and small group timeslots on Tuesday, September 5 (individual students) and Wednesday, September 6 (small groups)
  • Kindergarten classroom visit: Tuesday, September 5, 2:00 - 4:00 p.m.
  • Grades 1-5 classroom visits: Tuesday, September 5, 3:00 - 4:00 p.m.
  • Grade 6 and new MS students: Tuesday, September 5
  • Grade 9 and new US students: Wednesday, September 6

Sports Tryouts for Grades 7-12:
Sports tryouts will take place August 27-30

Welcome Breakfast for new Elementary School parents:
Wednesday, September 6 following morning assembly
Welcome Breakfast for new Early Childhood Center parents:
Wednesday, September 13

An Evening for New Maimo Parents:
Saturday, September 16, 8:30 p.m.

Yom Chesed:
Sunday, November 5
PTA Events:
Details will be announced later this summer

Things to Know

Welcome Letters for Early Childhood Center and Elementary School

Class Lists for Elementary School
Class lists will be shared with parents in late August.

Resources for parents on our new website
Please familiarize yourself with our Parent Portal  -- this is where you will find school calendars, directories, handbooks, and other important resources and information all year long!
Please contact with any questions about our new website.
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