JPS Announces 2015-16 Opening Day Information

Jamestown Public Schools will welcome back its students for the 2015-16 school year on Thursday, September 3rd. The first day, at all Jamestown schools, will be a half-day with dismissal at 11:30 a.m. There will be no Universal Prekindergarten (UPK) classes on September 3rd. The first day of UPK is Friday, September 4th. All JPS main offices are open for business beginning Monday, August 18th.

Elementary school start time is 8:20 a.m. The first full day for elementary students will be Friday, September 4th with dismissal time at 3:00 p.m.

Middle school doors will open to students at 8:05 a.m. Homeroom begins at 8:10 a.m. Middle school students will report for a full day of school on Friday September 4th with dismissal time at 3:05 p.m.

Jamestown High School students should report to their homerooms on September 3rd, by 8:00 a.m. with dismissal at 11:30 a.m. Students who did not receive a homeroom assignment can call the School Counseling Office at 483-4358 or look at the homeroom lists posted around JHS on the first day. JHS students will report for a full-day of classes on September 4th with a modified schedule to accommodate class meetings. School will be dismissed at 3:00 p.m. beginning on September 4th.

All after school programming will begin on Friday, September 4th.  The breakfast program will begin at all buildings on the first day of school, Thursday, September 3rd.  The lunch program at all schools will begin on Friday, September 4th. There will be no charge for breakfast and lunch at all schools. To opt-out of the Free Breakfast and Lunch Program, please contact the Food Service office at 483-4398.  School menus are available at “School Menus” on the home page.

District bus service will also begin on Thursday, September 3rd. All students currently scheduled for bus transportation will receive a postcard detailing the pick-up and drop-off times and location.

If you need to register your child please visit the Central Registration Office at the Administration Building at 197 Martin Road. If your child has an Individual Education Plan, you will also do an intake for Special Education Services after registering at the Administration Building. If you have any Special Education questions, please call 483-4344. Any parent who needs to register his or her child for Universal Prekindergarten, please contact the District UPK office at 483-4342.

posted on 08/23/2015 - filed under: Academics, Elementary School, JHS, Middle School, Parents, Spotlight, Staff, Students