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Manatee Cove Elementary

734 West Ohio Avenue
Orange City, Florida 32763
(386) 968-0004

    ​​​​​​​​Summer 2020 Information

    ​​Please visit this link for summer 2020 information. This includes food distribution, summer school, and summer programs.​​​

    Early Pick-Up of Student Belongings​​

    There will be a date being announced soon in the first week of June when packet and ipad return will take place. This date will also give you the opportunity turn in and pick up belongings all in one day (date is forthcoming).

    THANK YOU for all of your hard work, patience, and support during this time!​

    ​​​​5th Grade Clap Out

    Calling all 5th graders! We want to celebrate and recognize you! On Thursday, May 28th 5:30-6:30pm, our rising 6th grade students are invited to parade through the parking lot in their cars for a Clap Out! We want to celebrate YOU and cheer and clap as you drive past. Put on your best MCE gear, decorate your cars, and have fun!​

    Yearbooks! ​

    Due to numerous errors our yearbooks have to be re-printed. We will notify parents when they are available for pick-up. Thank you for your patience!  

    Distance Learning to continue for the remainder of the school year. Governor Ron DeSantis has announced that distance learning will continue throughout the State of Florida for the remainder of the 2019-2020 school year.

    ***To better ensure the safety and security of our Volusia County Schools students, all students should change their online password used to sign-in to digital resources, including VPortal.

    All students can conveniently change their password right inside of VPortal. To complete this process, students should follow the steps outlined here:

    Instructional Continuity Plan Phase 2 

    ​For more information on Phase 2 of the Instructional Continuity Plan please visit: ​

    Phase 2.pdf

    VCS Virtual Online Instructional Support Hotline: 386-626-0070. This hotline is for questions regarding your student's online instruction. The hotline is open from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. daily, Monday through Friday. We are currently experiencing a high call volume. If you can't get through please check the Urgent Information site for Q-and-A's or to ask questions.

    Virtual Kindergarten Roundup

    Parents, a resource page for kindergarten registration, including videos and contact information, will be available on April 20th.

    Kindergarten Roundup.jpg​​​

    ​​​​Guidance Counselor News​

    Manatee Cove's Guidance Counselor, Dr. Haubrich, has set up a tab on the Special Area page ​to assist students and parents during ​this time. Please take a moment to check it out!

    Here are some resources for parents:​​​

    Food Distribution - School Sites

    Volusia County Schools (VCS) will be providing FREE Breakfast and Lunch meals for its students during the extended school closure period. Students must be present to receive meals. Please follow this link for more information on times and school locations:

    Food Distribution - Bus Delivery​

    Volusia County Schools (VCS) Student Transportation Services will be assisting district staff with food delivery to centralized locations within the community. PLease follow this link for more information, locations, and times:

    Stay at Home Order Issued

    Today (04/01/2020) the Governor issued a statewide stay-at-home order. We are happy to report this does not affect our student learning, nor will there be any interruption in the distribution of food for students. Essential personnel will continue to report to district and school sites, while our many other employees will continue working remotely. Technology distribution at schools will also remain as scheduled. ​​

    ​​​​Advent​Health eCare ​​​

    ​AdventHealth eCare is now available in your student's school. AdventHealth eCare provides virtual access to doctors and nurse practioners for minor ailments. You see the doctor on your time - when and where it's convenient for you. As part of the Volusia County Schools Healthy Futures Program, AdventHealth will provide a one-time use voucher to cover the cost of the visit for qualified students. Follow up with your school nurse for more details.

    AdventHealth eCare.pdf​​

    Free and Reduced Meal Applications

    Free and Reduced Meal Applications

    Did you know that Manatee Cove Elementary is a Title I school? Schools become eligible for Title I funds based on teh number of students that qualify for the Free and Reduced Meal Program. Schools with a poverty rate of 75% of higher automatically receive funds, and those with lower rates may receive funds if they are available. Title I is a federal aid program that provides funds to help students succeed academically. These funds are used to help students meet the state's high standards, particularly in the areas of reading, mathematics, science, and writing. Your registration helps the school receive funding and your information is kept private.

    Where's The Bus?

    Does your student ride the bus? Volusia County Schools purchased an app called Where's The Bus to help parents know precisely where the bus is! Download the app to link your student and start tracking your bus today!

    • Know precisely when your bus will arrive at your
      bus stop.
    • Eliminate morning and afternoon stress rushing
      to the bus stop wondering when the bus will arrive.
    • Access arrival time instantly with Apple or Android apps or any Internet device (smartphone, tablet,
      PC, iPod, etc.).

    ​Emergency Information​​ Cards and Communication

    Volusia County Schools has migrated to a new student information system. Click here for more information Parent Letter for Emergency Cards.pdf​​

    ​​​​FACT Fairs for 2019-2020​​​​​​

    ​​​Families And Community Together

    FACT Fairs 2019-2020.pdf

    School Uniforms

    Manatee Cove's approved collared polo shirt colors are blue, green, white, gray, black. School spirit shirts can be worn on Fridays. Bottoms must be solid gray, navy, blue, black, or khaki. Closed toe shoes are required and hair must be its natural color.

    ​On March 29, 2016, the School Board of Volusia County adopted a student appearance, dress and uniform code for all elementary, middle and high school students for the 2016-2017 school year. Read more...​​​​

    Keeping our Students Safe

    Keeping our Students Safe.pdf

    Meal Charge Policy

    School Meal Charge Procedure.pdf

    ​​​​Florida KidCare 

    Children with health insurance miss fewer days of school, and applying for Florida KidCare is easy.  Any family can apply, and many pay $20 or less per month to insure their children.  Most pay nothing at all.  Click ​he​​re for additional information. ​

    2019-2020 Kindergarten Registration Information

    Registration for Kindergarten will begin the week of April 22nd, 2019 from 7:30 am to 11:30pm.

    2019-2020 Kindergarten Registration.pdf

    ​Media and Parent Relations

    ​In the event of an emergency which requires evacuation from Manatee Cove Elementary School campus, a designated area outside the gym at River Springs Middle School  ​Read more...    

    School Emergenc​y Guide for Parents​​​

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