Manchester School District Academic Calendar 2019-20

School Hours 8:45 a.m. - 2:50 p.m.

Breakfast will be served every morning from 8:15-8:35 a.m. Classroom instruction begins promptly at 8:45 a.m.

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Afternoon Dismissal:

The school day ends at 2:50 p.m.

Bus/21stCCLC: All students being transported by bus or attending an after-school activity will be dismissed from their classroom to the gym.

Kindergarten: students will be dismissed at 2:45 p.m. to a parent or identified caretaker at the kindergarten doors or escorted to their dismissal point.

Car Patrol: Grade 1-5 students who will be picked up will be released by staff to a parent or identified caregiver from the back door.

Walkers: Grade 1-5 classroom teachers will escort their classes out the front doors of the building and through the Elm/Queen City intersection. For the safety of our students, staff, and families we ask that all parents wait to greet their students on the other side of this intersection, not in front of or on the side of the school building. Thank you for your understanding and cooperation.

Morning Arrival:

Students should not arrive on the playground before 8:15 a.m.

All students are welcome to join us for breakfast when the gym doors open at 8:15 a.m. Breakfast will be served every morning from 8:15-8:35.

Students not having breakfast with us will sit by grade level until being released to their classrooms at 8:30 a.m. Instruction begins promptly at 8:45 a.m.

Students arriving after the 8:45 a.m. bell are tardy and must report to the office through the main door.


If there is to be a temporary or permanent change to a student's method of release, parents must notify the school in writing the morning the change is to take place.

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