If I receive a transportation note, I either a) email or b) call the parent to let them know I received it. (I've sent many an email with "Transporation Change Confirmation" in the regarding line.)
I also clip a reminder to myself on the classroom door with a magnet and randomly ask the child throughout the day, "Precious-how are you getting home today?" (I'm praying with the combo of the note and me asking them about it until they're
I saw a different version of this on my favorite time waster and realized I needed to tweak it. At my school if a child is a bus rider we have to list their bus stop on notes. So I fooled around until I had one I could that would work for me. Click here for the document.
I plan on printing two copies per kid (hopefully I can find some bright/neon paper somewhere in my school) and including them in my welcome packet at Back to School Night.
The only thing you need to do is insert your name.