What Parents Need to Know


    Stanton-Weirsdale Elementary houses the Community Extended Day Program for students before and after school. This program is offered through the Marion County School Board's Community Education Department. Registration is during hours of operation.


    The Extended Day program provides before and after school supervision for our students at a reasonable fee. The program is operated through the Community Education Center of the Marion County School Board. Students arriving at school before 7:20 must enroll in our Extended Day Program. If students eat breakfast at school, they may arrive at 7:20. Students remaining on campus after 2:35 must also be enrolled in our Extended Day Program. Any child who is not picked up after 2:35 p.m. will be taken to our Extended Day program and charged a fee. If you have any questions please call 671-6265.


    clubs2.jpg See Extended Day Fees for more details.



    Parents are invited and encouraged to volunteer at school. Volunteers are needed to tutor students, shelve library books, make games, and chaperone field trips. Stanton-Weirsdale received an award for maintaining the highest number of volunteer hours for all schools in Marion County.



    Stanton-Weirsdale Elementary is a proud Title I school and will continue a school-wide Title I program during the current school year. The Title I criteria, which will benefit our entire school population, is incorporated into this School Improvement Plan.


    The faculty, staff, and parents at Stanton-Weirsdale Elementary focus on the following objectives for the School Improvement Plan:


    • Continue toward readiness to start school.
    • Improve student performance in reading.
    • Improve student performance in writing.
    • Improve student performance in math and science.
    • Provide a safe and orderly learning and working environment.
    • Develop and implement strategies to increase parent involvement.



    In accordance with E.P.A. regulations, all Marion County Schools have been inspected for asbestos containing materials.  The original inspection along with a diagram of the location(s), and a copy of all re-inspections has been made available in the administrative office at each school for review.


    CHECK ACCEPTANCE POLICY                                   

    Your check is welcome at all schools in the Marion County Public Schools. Marion County Public Schools recognizes that occasionally a parent may inadvertently overdraw a checking account and a check may be returned by your bank.  In order to recover these funds in a private and professional manner, the Marion County Public Schools has contracted with CHECKredi of Alabama, a company based in Huntsville, Al. for collection of returned checks. 


    Each person writing a check to a school or the School System should write the check on a commercially printed check with your name, address and one phone number. Counter or starter checks will not be accepted. When a person writes a check to a school or the School System, the person writing the check agrees that, if the check is returned, that it may be represented electronically on the same account, and that the fee established by law, may be debited from the same account.


    If the check and fee are not collected electronically, then CHECKredi will contact you by mail and by telephone in order for you to make arrangements to pay. Payments may be made to CHECKredi by mailing to 4925 Sparkman Drive or to P.O. Box 3829 Huntsville, AL 35810. Payments of the check and fee may be made electronically at www.checkredi.com by using a credit card, debit card, or electronic check without additional fee.  For a convenience fee, payments may be made over the telephone by credit or debit card or electronic check by calling toll free (877) 524-7334.