School Closing Information
School closing or early dismissal due to bad weather or other emergencies is announced by our School Messenger system. Please keep your email address and phone number(s) up-to-date. Families and employees may also turn to the following local radio and TV stations:
Channel 6 TV
Channel 9 TV
Channel 10 TV
Channel 13 TV
Parents are encouraged to develop a plan for their children in the event a parent is not able to be home at the time of early dismissal. If special child arrangements are necessary, the parents should inform the child and notify the school. If school has a delayed start due to inclement weather, etc. no breakfast will be served.
Afternoon Bus Line-Up
28 Joe Slattery
K - 3: 8:05 - 2:41
4 -6: 8:00 - 2:45
7-12: 7:55 - 2:52
Dention 2:55 - 3:55
Any student going home on a different bus must have a signed note turned in to the office before the daily bulletin is printed. Any student visiting another home must have a note from his/her parents and a consenting note from the receiving parent.
State Education Law sets April 1st as the deadline for written applications from parents who wish their children to be transported to non-public schools outside the district. New applications are required each year. State law also states that public schools must transport pupils to non-public schools no farther than 15 miles from the student’s home. Families who move into the district after the April 1st deadline may file requests within 30 days of their move into the district. Requests may be filed and questions directed to the Superintendent.
If you have a student who will be attending Mountainside Academy, please make out a note for that child to give to the bus driver on the first day of school. The bus driver will see the student gets on the proper bus.
Students who drive to school must register in the high school office. Permits will be issued when registration is completed. Students must park in the designated parking lot and the vehicle must display the parking tag. Students will not remove vehicles from the school parking area until the end of the day unless permissions granted from the high school office.
Students must obey all traffic laws and be respectful of requests from faculty and staff to insure the safety of all persons.
Seniors may uses vehicles during lunch hour only after parental permission and permission by the high school principal or superintendent is granted.
Failure to comply with the above rules will result in immediate suspension of the student's permit. Parking and driving privileges will be denied.