New school year will start soon on South Whidbey

Classes will start at South Whidbey Elementary School on Tuesday, Sept. 6.

The first two days of school will be half days, and students will be dismissed at 12:25 p.m. The regular elementary school hours are 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

The school’s breakfast and lunch program will be in full swing the first day of school. Free and reduced lunch prices are available for low-income families. Parents must re-apply for free and reduced lunches; applications will be sent home with all students on the first day of school.

School officials also note that registration for kindergarten is ongoing. The school office is open from 9 to noon, and 1 to 3 p.m.

Parents and incoming sixth grade students can attend orientation at Langley Middle School. Students and their parents or guardians will review their schedules from 9 a.m. to 11 Wednesday, Aug. 31. Schedules will be available for students and parents from 11 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Aug. 30 and Aug. 31. Classes begin Sept. 6 at the middle school, with early release for the first two days at 11:20 a.m.

South Whidbey High School also has early release the first two days of class. Students will be dismissed at 11:15 a.m. There will be an orientation in the auditorium from 8 a.m. to 9 Tuesday, Aug. 30, and an open house for parents and guardians at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 21 in the commons.

Information on bus stops and pick-up times will be posted in the Record, and school officials said there have been changes to bus routes this year.

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