Welcome to Atonement, 2018-19

May God bless you and your family as you enjoy some time of rest and relaxation this summer!  We are already busy preparing for a great 2018-19 academic year.  This page will be a great resource to you as you also begin to prepare for August.  

Academic Calendar, 2018-19 & Orientation Events


Preschool  Visits:

Monday, August 6th, 9:30am - 12:30pm

Tuesday, August 7th, 1:30pm - 6pm

A 20 minute block will be scheduled for each family.  Please contact your child's teacher by email with your preferred day and time, beginning Wednesday, July 26th.


Kindergarten - Grade 5 Classroom Visit Program:  

Tuesday, August 7th, 10am - 12pm and 4pm - 6pm.  

Students and families may come to their classroom to drop off supplies, find their desks and cubbies, and visit with their teacher.  This event is an open house format.


Grades 6 and NEW students in Grades 7 and 8 "Ice Cream/Get Acquainted Social":  Tuesday, August 7th, 4pm.  All Grade 6 students/families along with new students/families in Grades 7 and 8 are invited to visit the upper department of our school.  Students can become acquainted  with their lockers/lock and get a feel for how things work  in Middle School.


Grades 6-8 Chromebook Meeting:

Tuesday, August 7, 5pm.    This is a mandatory meeting for ALL MIDDLE SCHOOL students and parents.


New Parent Orientation (K-8):

Tuesday, August 7, 6pm.  We request that at least one parent/guardian from each new family be present at the new parent orientation meeting.  This meeting is for adults.


Preschool Open House/Orientation:

Sunday, August 12,  1pm-3pm.  Enrolled students are invited to come with their parents to visit their classrooms and become familiar with their new school surroundings.  This will help relieve anxiety on the first day of school, especially for those coming to a new school for the first time.


  • PTL can shop for you!  Check it out: PTL School Supply Order Form
  • Please remember that supplies may need to be replenished throughout the year.  Hint/Tip:  Stocking up on some essentials while things are on sale might be a good idea.  
  • Bibles will be given as a gift from PTL to all new students and all 2nd grade students. These will be delivered to your student's classroom when they arrive.  If your student has lost theirs, or you are in need of a new one, please stop by the office.  New bibles are $15.
  • SIXTH GRADE CHROMEBOOKS:  All incoming 6th graders are responsible for purchasing their own Chromebook for for the 2018-19 academic year.  Three options are provided to help you choose what will be best for your student and budget.  All questions should be directed to Mrs. Sarah McDow (smcdow@alcs.org) or Mrs. Tiffany Wismar (twismar@alcs.org)


School Uniforms

Schumacher's Shoes & Uniforms

3601 Hessmer Avenue

Metairie, LA  70006

Order forms:    K-8th Grade,     &      PreK


Ponsetti's Shoes in Clearview Mall

Sweatshirts and sweatpants are available through the Booster Club.  Sweatshirts may be worn in the classroom with regular uniform bottoms.  Sweatpants may be worn for PE during chilly weather.


  • While it is not chilly quite yet, Booster's Club is also selling Atonement Sweatshirts which students are permitted to wear in the classroom.  The order form for those are here.
  • Students in Grades 5-8 are required to wear a PE uniform.  The form to order those through Atonement's Booster Club is here.  Complete the order form and drop it off to the School Office.  Uniforms will be delivered to the classroom.