• What should I do if my child is going to be absent?

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    Leave a message on the school voicemail between 4:30 PM and 7:30 AM or speak directly to a school secretary during school hours. 317-544-6800 If the school does not receive a phone call prior to 9:00 AM, the school will call the home to confirm the absence. See more info here

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  • When should I provide a Dr.'s note?

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    If your child is seen by a medical professional causing the child to be tardy or absent, submit documentation upon return to school. In case of illness and/or injury, if the absence lasts beyond five (5) days, a doctor’s statement will be required for verification. See more here 

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  • Can I come have lunch with my child?

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    Parents/Guardians are welcome to join their student for lunch occasionally. Please send a note with your child that morning or message the teacher on Parent Square before 9:30 a.m. if you plan to purchase a lunch. Adult lunch price is $3.00.

    If you choose to bring fast food, we ask that you sit in the front lobby area. Students are not permitted to invite friends to eat with them and their visiting parents/guardians.

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  • What is the Dress Code?

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    Per the ACSC Handbook: "When choosing what to wear to school each day, please keep the following in mind:

    1. On days when your child has PE, he/she must wear athletic style shoes. Girls need to wear shorts or slacks.

    2. Even though your child may wear shorts, these may not be short-shorts.

    3. Midriff and halter-tops are not allowed. Tank tops or sleeveless t-shirts are not allowed unless

      another T-shirt is worn underneath. (Child will be sent to the nurse for a shirt to wear as a replacement)

    4. T-shirts with writing or pictures must be appropriate for school. No tobacco or alcoholic references,

      profanity, or suggestive materials are permitted.

    5. Students should come dressed appropriately for changeable weather.

    6. Shoes must fit securely on feet. No backless shoes or shoes with wheels are allowed due to safety

      concerns. Children wearing open, loose fitting, or unsafe shoes will not be permitted to use the

      playground equipment.

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  • Can I send in a special treat for my child's birthday?

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    Per the ACSC Handbook: "Each child’s birthday will be recognized by the school staff. In order to provide optimum learning time, classroom birthday snacks/parties and special deliveries are not permitted at school. Additionally, in order to protect the feelings of all children, students are not permitted to pass out any invitations at school even if the entire class is invited. The school is not permitted to release student addresses or phone numbers."

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  • Can I post pictures I take at River Birch on social media?

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    Per the ACSC Handbook: "Pictures taken by parents during school or on field trips that include other students may not be posted on social media."

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