School bells ring Monday to start classes
Students will join teachers for the first day of classes in Port Aransas on Monday, Aug. 21.
H.G. Olsen Elementary School students must report for class at 8 a.m. and will be considered tardy after the bell at 8:05 a.m.
Lunches are staggered with the first one starting at 10:45 a.m. and the last lunch ending at 12:45 p.m.
Students in the morning pre-kindergarten class are dismissed at 11 a.m. The afternoon pre-k class starts at 12:15 p.m.
Dismissal for all elementary school students is at 3:15 p.m.
Brundrett Middle School students will start the day at 7:52 a.m., and the tardy bell will ring at 7:57 a.m.
Lunches will be staggered. Sixth grade students will have lunch from 11:13 to 11:43 a.m. Seventh and eight grade students will have lunch from 12:02 to 12:37 p.m.
The campus is closed, so students must eat lunch on campus or get permission to leave with their parents or guardians.
Dismissal for all grades is at 3:17 p.m.
Port Aransas High School students should report to class at 7:55 a.m. and are tardy after the 8 a.m. bell rings.
Freshmen are required to remain on campus for lunch, which will be from 11:20 a.m. to noon.
The campus is open for sophomores, juniors and seniors, but parents must sign a release form in advance in order for their child to be allowed off campus for lunch. The lunch break for sophomores, juniors and seniors is from 11:20 a.m. to noon
Dismissal is at 3:20 p.m.
For further information, call the elementary school at 749-1212, the middle school at 749-1209 or the high school at 749-1206.
Turn to pages 6, 7 and 8A for a school supply list, information about free and reduced price lunches, the school breakfast and lunch menus and a Meet the Teacher reception for parents of pre-kindergarten students.