To contact the attendance office call 607-638-5831.
Arrival at School
The doors open at 7:45 a.m. Students must come into the building and report to their designated areas. Students in grades 5-12 may eat breakfast from 7:45 to 8:06 a.m. and PreK to Grade 4 from 7:45 to 8:15 a.m. Students may not leave campus or stay in their cars in the parking lot.
Students in prekindergarten, kindergarten, and Grade 1 report to downstairs hallway; students in grades 2-4 report to the hall outside their classrooms; students in grades 5-6 and 9-12 report to their designated area in the cafetorium; students in grades 7-8 report to the hallway outside the gymnasium.
Student Dismissal Precautions
Students will not be dismissed early from school unless they have written permission from a parent/guardian. All students leaving the building before regular dismissal time must sign out from the Main Office. Parents wishing to have their children ride a different bus to or from school must submit written permission to the Main Office. Verbal permission will be allowed in emergencies and under extenuating circumstances.
Parents/guardians may submit a list of individuals authorized to obtain the release of their children from school. No students will be released to the custody of any individual who is not the parent/guardian of the student, unless the individual’s name appears upon the approved list. A parent or guardian may amend the list at any time in writing. Certified copies of any court orders or divorce decrees provided by the custodial parent, which restrict a parent’s ability to seek the release of his/her child will be maintained in district offices.
In the event of an emergency, the superintendent or principal may release a student to an individual not appearing on the approved list if the parent has been contacted and has approved their release.
Visitors to School
All visitors to the school must sign-in at the Main Office and receive a Visitor’s Pass. The pass must be returned to the Main Office at the end of the visit. Visitors are required to sign-out before leaving the building.
Parents dropping children off at school in the morning are asked to escort them to the main entrance only.
Parents picking their children up at the end of the day are asked to meet them outside the school building where classes are dismissed.
Parents picking up their children during the day due to illness, appointments, or any other situations are asked to sign the child out in the Main Office before leaving the building.
Parents and visitors may park in visitor parking and may drop off their child in the pick-up/drop-off zone in front of the main doors.
Daily Bell Schedule
The Middle School and High School period schedule for the 2019-2020 school year is as follows:
- 8 to 8:05 a.m.: Buses arrive
- 8:06 a.m.: Warning Bell – all MS/SH students start for lockers
- 8:10 to 8:53 a.m.: Period A – All elementary students report to class
- 8:56 to 9:36 a.m.: Period B
- 9:39 to 10:19 a.m.: Period C
- 10:22 to 11:02 a.m. Period D
- 11:05 to 11:45 a.m. Period E
- 11:48 a.m. to 12:28 p.m. Period F
- 12:30 to 1 p.m.: Period G
- 1 to 1:30 p.m.: Period H
- 1:32 to 2:12 p.m.: Period I
- 2:15 to 2:55 p.m.: Period J
- 10:06 a.m.: Warning Bell
- 10:10 to 10:19 a.m.: Homeroom/Period A
- After Period A, resume regular schedule. Go to Period D classes.
Closings and Delays
The superintendent may close the school or dismiss students/staff early when hazardous weather or other emergencies threaten health or safety.
Parents are requested to avoid calling school on days of poor weather; it is important to keep school phone lines open for emergency communications. Delayed opening and emergency closing decisions will be made as early as possible to avoid inconveniences. If there is a delayed opening of two hours, breakfast will not be served.
At the beginning of the school year all parents are instructed to provide information to the school on where your child should go and who should be contacted along with correct telephone numbers, in the event of an emergency dismissal from school.
School closing and delayed starting times will be announced using the automated phone call parent notification system, will be posted on the school website, social media pages and over local radio stations.
If no report is heard, it can be assumed that school is opening on time.