2020-21 Back to School Checklist

Back to School is a busy time. This year many things will be different with the COVID-19 pandemic. We will be updating the back to school information as soon as it is available.

Please refer to the Reopening Information Page for forms and videos about “Plan C+” reopening plans.

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2020-21 Back to School Checklist

  • Fill out the Family Map and Directory form. directory
    The Exploris Family Map and School Directory
    form is now open.  We hope families will opt-in to have their contact information listed on the map and/or the directory.  These two resources are managed by the PTO and provide ways for Exploris families to connect, form carpools, study groups, playgroups, etc.   

The map and directory will be updated daily as more people fill out the form.
We ask that you fill out the form by July 30 if possible.  More info.


  • New families, please complete any forms from the Exploris School.   If you have have questions about school forms please email Koren at info@exploris.org.  Student forms are completed online through a program called SchoolMint.
  • waterbottleGet familiar with the Exploris Calendar.  Add the Exploris Google Calendar to your Google Calendar so you can keep up with important dates for Exploris. Here is the Calendar page.
    • Click on the “+ Google Calendar” icon in the lower right hand corner to add it.
  • Follow the PTO blog. Enter your email address in the signup box on the homepage of this site.  The PTO publishes a weekly update called the “Monday Minute” and this is how you sign up to receive it in your email.
  • Follow your class blog. This is important! Contact your crew teacher if the site is not listed or if they are setting up a new page for 20-21.
  • Buy School Supplies:
    • School supply lists coming soon
  • Join the Exploris Parents’ Group on Facebook.   This page was created by an Exploris parent and is a closed group where Exploris parents can ask questions and share ideas. It is not an official Exploris or Exploris PTO group.  Please note that it may take a while for new families to be approved over by the admins.  
  • Follow PTO and Exploris School social media channels:
  • Start passive fundraising!   Link your shopping cards, start saving box tops & sign up for amazon smile!  

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