- Welcome them to school.
- Encourage them to study.
- Welcome them again.
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[State, ZIP Code]
[Subject: Normally bold, summarizes the intention of the letter] -Optional-
Dear [Recipients Name],
I would like to welcome you on your first day of school this 2011/2012 academic year.
I hope that you had an amazing summer holiday and that you are back, ready for school. As you well know, a new school year means you are going to advance to a higher grade and learn more things. I hope you are prepared for that. Otherwise, let us all have a great year ahead.
Once again, welcome back to school.
[Senders Title] -Optional-
[Enclosures: number] - Optional -
cc: [Name of copy recipient] - Optional -
First day of school welcome letter.
Further things to consider when writing welcome letters to students
Welcome letters are letters written to politely greet and introduce others to an organization. They could be sent to new students in a school, new employees in a company, attendees of a conference, etc. The primary objective of welcome letters is to boost the recipients' morale and to let them know that they are now an important part of the team. The letters are considered a gesture of courtesy and the loveliest way to show the recipient that you appreciate his/her presence, efforts, or interests in doing something. Welcome letters may also contain some important information that the recipients may not yet be aware of.
When writing welcome letters, your aim is to make the recipients feel "at home". Therefore, you need to be as friendly as possible. Start by officially introducing the organization to the recipient. Politely thank and congratulate him/her for becoming a part of the team. Reassure the recipient that he/she has made the right decision in choosing your organization. Make sure to address the recipient by his/her name. Be brief and include only the necessary information. Close the letter by thanking the recipient again and sign it off with your name and title.
Letters to Students
Letters to students are letters written to people who are learning in colleges or universities. Such letters could be from teachers/lecturers or the administration. They can be addressed to a specific student, students of a specific module/course, or all students in an institution. Letters to students can be written to address behaviors in students, give information about a certain course or module, or announce an important date in an institution. Depending on the sender and the content, these letters can be formal or informal.
When writing letters to students, you need to evaluate the content and the relationship you have with the recipient. For instance, if you are writing to give advice to one of your favorite students, make the letter personal and friendly. However, if you are addressing a group of students on matters concerning an academic program, use a formal and professional tone. Regardless, all your letters must have a clear subject line that explains your purpose. Convey your message directly, highlighting and bolding important information. If you are giving instructions, arrange the instructions in bullets or numbers. Conclude with a call to action and sign the letter with your full name, title, and signature.