Bell Schedule

Monday, Tuesday, Thursday & Friday Bell Schedule:
7:45   First Bell, School Begins
7:50   Tardy Bell, First Instructional Block
9:45   Morning Recess
10:00 Second Instructional Block
11:00 Grades K-3 Lunch
11:30 Grades 4-6 Lunch/Recess for Grades K-3
11:40 Third Instructional Block Grades K-3
12:00 Recess for Grades 4-6
12:10 Third Instructional Block Grades 4-6
2:00   School Dismissal

Wednesday Bell Schedule:
7:45  First Bell, School Begins
7:50  Tardy Bell, First Instructional Block
9:45   Recess
10:00 Second Instructional Block
11:00 Grades K-3 Lunch
11:30 Grades 4-6 Lunch/Third Instructional Block Grades K-3
12:00 Third Instructional Block Grades 4-6
12:35 School Dismissal  

If your child is absent from school, please do one of the following:
1. Upon return to shool, send a note to the teacher explaining the reason for the absence. The school prefers written notes rather than telephone calls regarding one-day absences.
2. Call the school office (239-3125) for illnesses extending into its second day and follow up with a written note.
    A. A child who leaves school for an appointment, parent request or health reason before 11:00 a.m. is marked absent for the day (per DOE regulations).
    B. Parents will be contacted for students accumulating 5 or more absences in a school yer. The first contact will be from the classroom teacher, then from the counselor.

Tardies
Students are tardy if they are not in their classroom by the 7:50am bell. A warning bell is sounded at 7:45am. When your child is tardy, please send them to the office with a note explaining the reason for the tardy. They will receive a tardy pass to enter class. Teachers will contact parents of children who are frequently tardy.

Leaving School During the Day
Students are permitted to leave school during the school day for emergencies. Please send your child with a notes to the office in the morning so arrangements can be made to have him/her meet you in the office. Parents must obtain the Off Campus Pass and sign out in the log before leaving campus. Teachers will not dismiss any child without prior notification.
**Parents are encouraged to schedule medical and dental appointments before or after school hours to prevent loss of valuable instructional time.