Summer vacation is officially over for Salina USD 305. Teachers headed back to class last week, and students are joining them this week. Tuesday is the first day of classes for grade school students, and orientation day for 6th grade and 9th grade students. On Wednesday, the rest of the middle and high school students will return to class.
Elementary students will attend a full day on Tuesday. Regular school hours are 8:30 a.m.-3:25 p.m. for all elementary schools. Morning kindergarten students attend 8:30-11:25 a.m. and afternoon kindergarten students attend 12:30-3:25 p.m.
Middle School Orientation
Orientation for sixth grade students at Lakewood and South middle schools will be from 7:35 a.m.-2:30 p.m. on Tuesday. Students will meet teachers, staff and fellow classmates, tour their school building and learn about school rules and expectations. Lunch will be served.
All students at Lakewood and South middle schools, including seventh and eighth grade students, will attend on Wednesday, 7:35 a.m.-2:30 p.m.
Regular middle school hours for the 15-16 school year are 7:35 a.m-2:30 p.m.
High School Orientation
Orientation for Central and South high schools’ freshmen and new students will be Tuesday, 7:35 a.m.-2:35 p.m. Lunch will be served.
All students at Central and South high schools, including sophomores, juniors and seniors, will attend Wednesday, 7:35 a.m.-2:35 p.m. Lunch will be served.
Regular high school hours for the 15-16 school year are 7:35 a.m.-2:35 p.m. Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays, and 8 a.m.- 2:35 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays.
Bus transportation will begin Tuesday.
Superintendent Bill Hall tells KSAL News that extra time, and caution, may be needed around schools this year with with construction underway on buildings and on roads. By the end of the calendar year about a dozen USD 305 school building projects will be going on simultaneously.