What will happen if my child gets sick or hurt at school?
There is a nurse that visits the building throughout the day. If your child gets sick or hurt, you will be notified by telephone so you can come pick your child up if necessary. It is extremely important that the office have at least two telephone numbers to call in case of a medical emergency. If your child has a fever, he or she should be kept home until there has been no fever for 24 hours. Other instances may require a doctor's release.
Students in Mt.Zion School District are expected to wear clothing in a neat, clean, and well fitting manner. Students are to use discretion in their dress and are not permitted to wear apparel that is distractive or obscene. Bare shoulders/bare backs and bare midriffs are unacceptable. Any shirt with a shoulder strap width of less than 1-1/2" will be unacceptable. Please refer to the handbook for additional information.
You will need the following information to show proof of residency to the school when registering your child. 1. A rent receipt or proof of purchase proving residency within the boundaries of the Mt. Zion School District. 2. A copy of the parent's/legal guardian's current voter's registration card. 3. A copy of the parent's/legal guardian's current driver's license. 4. Verification of a mailing address within the district.
Parents and students are asked to not to call the schools, but tune to one of the following stations: WXFM (99.3 FM) Radio-Mt. Zion WDKR (107.3 FM) Radio-Decatur WZNX (106.7 FM) Radio-Decatur WYDS (93 FM) Radio-Decatur WEJT (105.1 FM) Radio-Decatur WDZ (1050 AM) Radio-Decatur WDZQ (95.1 FM) Radio-Decatur WSOY (1340 AM) Radio-Decatur WSOY (102.9 FM) Radio-Decatur WAND (7/17) TV -Decatur WCIA (3) TV -Champaign WICS (20) TV -Springfield School officials will make every attempt to determine if conditions call for school closing by 6:30 a.m. at the least. If there is no announcement, school will be open as usual. Buses may run late due to inclement weather.
Each student will be issued a MVP ID card account. Lunch payments will be accepted on the first day of each week from 7:20 a.m. - 7:45 a.m. in the front foyer of the High School. Students may also make deposits anytime in the cafeteria office until 10:00 a.m. or during lunch.