Initial details regarding start/end times for 2017-18

Initial Details on Start/End Times for 2017-18 School Year
Posted on 04/04/2017
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At the Special Board of Education meeting last night, the Board approved three changes for 2017-18:

-The K-4 Scheduling Committee’s recommendations for grades 1-4
       ---20 additional instructional minutes per day
       ---Weekly one hour early dismissal on Friday

-Changes to the start and end times in each building

-District expenditures and bus fee increases providing five additional buses

Now that these changes have been approved, we have initial details to share regarding the specifics for each grade/school. Additional communication will follow.

Please be sure to scroll down to see what applies for your child(ren).

 KINDERGARTEN

  • AM – 8:35-11:10
  • ‚ÄčPM – 12:40-3:15
  • No early dismissal
  • Registration for Park District Kindergarten Enrichment begins April 11th

School specific arrival and dismissal procedures to follow

 

GRADES 1-4

  • Before School Care (Early Bird Program) opens – 6:45
  • Student drop off – 8:20-8:35
  • Bus drop off – 8:25
  • First bell – 8:30
  • School begins (tardy bell) – 8:35
  • School ends Monday-Thursday – 3:15; buses leave – 3:25
  • School ends Friday – 2:15; buses leave 2:25

More information to come regarding optional supervision, including busing, for Friday early dismissal.

 

HIGHCREST – GRADES 5 & 6

  • Before School Care (Early Bird Program) opens –7:00
  • Band/Orchestra/Chorus begins – 8:00
  • Student drop off – 8:25-8:50
  • Bus drop off – 8:40
  • First bell – 8:40
  • School begins (tardy bell) – 8:50
  • School ends – 3:35
  • Buses leave – 3:55

  

WJHS – GRADES 7 & 8

  • Orchestra at Marie Murphy begins – 7:05
  • Band begins – 7:40
  • Student drop off – 7:55-8:25
  • Bus drop off – 8:05
  • First bell – 8:10
  • School begins (tardy bell) – 8:25
  • School ends – 3:10
  • Buses leave – 3:20
  • Late activity bus leaves – 4:45

 

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