Back to School Checklist

Back to School Checklist: 2023-2024 School Year

Getting ready for the school year can be overwhelming, but don't worry, we've got you covered! Below is a helpful checklist to ensure that you stay on track and don't miss anything important.

1.  Enrollment / Registration 

NEW Student Enrollment is OPEN NOW!

Step 1: Begin enrollment here:

Step 2: Once enrolled, complete online registration verification between July 20-Aug 5  If you have not received your Skyward username and password after completing enrollment, please contact the school.  

RETURNING Student Online Enrollment Verification OPENS THURSDAY, JULY 20TH

Complete online registration verification between July 20-Aug 5

If you forgot your username or password, please submit a request here:  This a busy time for requests, so please be patient as we handle these requests manually at each campus.  

2. Verify Immunizations are Up-to-Date

Immunizations are required to come to public school.  Returning students, to check what records we have on file:

  1.  Log in to Skyward

  2. Select your student’s name from the top drop-down menu

  3. Select "health info" in the left column.

  4. View the vaccinations we have on record for your child and if any are out of compliance.  

Overdue? Schedule an appointment with your healthcare provider or call the Scurry County Health Unit to make arrangements for needed vaccinations asap. 

TDHS Requirements for Public Schools are located here.

3. Download/Update the ParentSquare App:

This is the primary tool for receiving important information from the school, and an easy way to communicate with your child’s teachers.  

Don't forget to turn your notifications on!   If you have questions about ParentSquare, contact your child's 

campus or email If you are new to the district, welcome!  Once you have completed online registration verification in Skyward it will take 24 hours for your account to become active in ParentSquare.  Once you download the app, your username will be the email you used to register your student for school.

4. Complete Free & Reduced Lunch Application Forms 

Forms were mailed home and are also available at your child’s school.  

Whether or not you qualify, completing these forms will also give you 50%               discount on technology fees!

5. Load Lunch Accounts (or get current on last year’s account): 

    Make an online payment here:

6. Pay Technology Fees: 

Students in grades K-12 will need to pay a technology fee at the beginning of each school year.  Each student in grades PreK-12 will be issued an electronic device to use during the school year. 

  • 1 student: $50 ($25 with discount)

  • 2 students: $70 ($35 with discount)

  • 3 or more students: $80 ($40 with discount)

Pay here:  

Complete steps 5 & 6 together to save on service fees!

7.  Get School Supplies

FREE school supplies are available at the Back to School Bash, Saturday, July 29th 8:30 am - 12:30 pm.  Register here:

School Supply Lists

Snyder Primary School (Grades PreK-3)


Buy online:

Snyder Intermediate School (Grades 4-5)


Buy online:

Snyder Junior High School (Grades 6-8)


Buy Online:

Snyder High School (Grades 9-12)

Please bring a pen/pencil and paper.  Class-specific instructions will be provided at the beginning of school. 

8. Attend Back to School Events

Snyder Primary School Meet the Teacher 

Teachers will reach out to parents during the week of August 1st to set up a time. 

Snyder Intermediate School Meet the Teacher

Monday, August 7th from 5:00pm - 6:30 pm 

Snyder Junior High Schedule Pickup 

Wednesday, July 26, 2023

6th Grade Schedule Pickup | 8:00 am - 11:30 am

7th Grade Schedule Pickup | 12:30 pm - 4:00 pm

Thursday, July 27, 2023

8th Grade Schedule Pickup | 12:30 pm - 4:00 pm

After-hours schedule pickup for all grades | 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Save the Date - SJH Open House:  Monday, August 28th, 5pm - 7pm 

Snyder High School Schedule Pickup 

Monday, August 7: 2pm - 5pm

Tuesday, August 8: 9am - 12pm 

Save the Date - SHS Open House:  Tuesday, September 19th 5pm - 7pm 

SHS New Student Orientation / Fish Splash

Thursday, August 3rd

2pm - 3:30 pm @ SHS Cafeteria

9. Review the Dress Code 

The district's dress code is established to teach grooming and hygiene, prevent disruption, and minimize safety hazards.  We've aligned the dress codes for Snyder Primary & Intermediate Schools and Snyder Junior High & High Schools to simplify things.  This document contains dress codes for all campuses, the first two pages are for SPS & SIS and the third and fourth pages cover SJH & SHS

10. Review Arrival & Dismissal Schedules

Don't forget to allow extra time and patience during pickup and dropoff, especially during the first month of school as everyone adjusts to a new routine! Bell schedules for Snyder Junior High and Snyder High School are available here:

11. Review Handbooks

Many of the most commonly asked questions are answered in the handbooks! 

All of our handbooks are available online, anytime:

12. Make plans to get involved!   Contact your child’s school to learn about Parent-Teacher organizations, booster clubs, and volunteer opportunities.  

Anyone who volunteers on campus must complete a background check. 

Learn more here:

13. School starts August 9th!  We also have a HYBRID calendar this year, so you will want to note which days we have off.  Review the district calendar here:

Event calendars are also found in the events section of ParentSquare and on the Snyder ISD website

14. Let's connect!  Facebook

Snyder ISD:

Careers: workforsisd


Snyder ISD: snyder.isd




15. SJH & SHS ONLY: Submit Physicals & Online Paperwork by July 31

SJH & SHS Athletics, SJH & SHS Special Olympics, SHS Cheer, & SHS Marching Band: You MUST have BOTH an up-to-date Physical and your Online Arbiter Forms completed before July 31st, or you will not be allowed to participate. Learn more:

Questions?  Contact your child's school, reply to this post or email We're here to help!