July 13, 2021
Free Grab-And-Go Meals
We are happy so many community members are participating in the grab-and-go meal program the district is providing again this summer. These free meals are offered twice weekly through August 8 to children under the age of 18. The Monday offering includes 3 lunches and 3 breakfasts, and the Thursday offering includes 4 lunches and 4 breakfasts. To help our team prepare for demand, we are asking community members to complete the order form by 10pm on the day prior to each pickup.
The Pandemic Electronic Benefit Transfer (P-EBT) is a United States Department of Agriculture program that provides food assistance benefits to children in grades PK-12 who have temporarily lost access to free or reduced-price school meals due to changes in instruction schedules and school closures related to the COVID-19 pandemic. Bondurant-Farrar is participating in this program and has submitted student eligibility information to the Iowa Department of Education. P-EBT cards will be distributed to identified families through multiple rounds of mailings.
Social, Emotional, & Mental Health
Sam Kluesner serves as the K-5 School Social Worker for our district and has put together a variety of resources related to supporting your child’s social, emotional, and mental health needs. As a Licensed Master Social Worker by the State of Iowa, Kluesner is able to support Bondurant-Farrar families in a variety of ways. If you or your family are in need of additional support in the form of food, clothing, or housing assistance as well as emotional support, please reach out to Kluesner via email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Other Assistance Opportunities
The City of Bondurant has put together a list of several organizations that offer food assistance, bill assistance, clothing assistance, etc. Community members in need of support at this time can check out these resources via the link below.
Online Re-Enrollment for Grades 1-12
While the deadline for re-enrollment and payment is July 31, transportation services for in-town routes are on a first come, first served basis. The transportation application is available within the re-enrollment process. For those who completed the re-enrollment process prior to July 1, but are in need of transportation services, please complete the request form through the link below.
To register for preschool or kindergarten, please contact our registrar at 515-967-7819 or email@example.com.
Buildings are hosting a variety of back-to-school events, orientations, and open houses depending on grade.
- Preschool: Back to school night hosted at Morris on August 18 from 4-6pm. Individual in-home visits will be scheduled for August 23-26. First day of preschool is August 31.
- Kindergarten and Developmental Kindergarten: Meet the teacher appointments to be scheduled August 23-25. This is an opportunity to bring in school supplies and view classrooms at Morris. First day of school is August 26.
- Grades 1-5: Back to school nights at Morris and Anderson on August 19 from 4-6pm.
- Grade 6: Orientation on August 10, time TBD.
- New Students in Grades 6-8: New student orientation on August 11, time TBD.
- Grades 9-12: Orientation open house on August 18 from 8am-4pm.
- New Students in Grades 9-12: New student orientation on August 12 from 2-3:30pm.
Vaccination Clinic July 13, 4-6pm
In partnership with Polk County Health Department, Drake University College of Pharmacy, and Hy-Vee, another local COVID-19 vaccination clinic (Pfizer) will be held on July 13 from 4-6PM at Bondurant-Farrar's Morris Elementary located at 700 Garfield Street SW in Bondurant. This is the last of four clinics scheduled in town. The clinic will be staffed by Drake University pharmacist faculty and pharmacy students who are ready to answer any questions you may have.