Back-to-School in Acton: What You Need To Know
Here are all the facts about this week’s back-to-school schedules for Acton students.
Back-to-school has begun.
Today is the first day of orientation for students of all five elementary schools, RJ Grey Junior High 7th graders and Acton-Boxborough Regional High School 9th graders.
On Wednesday, August 31, 2011 ALL students should report to classes. School will be held on Thursday, September 1, 2011, but will be closed for Labor Day weekend on Friday, September 2, 2011 and Monday, September 5, 2011.
Classes resume on Tuesday, September 6, 2011.
Hours for this year are as follows:
ABRHS: 7:23 a.m.-2:18 p.m.
Junior High: 7:30 a.m.-2:06 p.m.
Conant, McCarthy-Towne and Merriam: 8:30 a.m.-2:45 p.m. (Thursdays, 12:15 p.m. dismissal) for grades 1-6 and full-day kindergarten
AM Session: (M,T,W,F) 8:30-11:15 a.m., Thursdays 8:30 a.m.-12:15 p.m.
PM session (M,T,W,F) 12:00-2:45 p.m. (no school on Thursdays)
Douglas and Gates: 9:15 a.m.-3:30 p.m. (Thursdays, 1:00 p.m. dismissal) for grades 1-6 and full-day kindergarten
Half-day Kindergarten: AM Session (M,T,W,F) 9:15 a.m.-12:00 p.m. (Thursdays 9:15 a.m.-1:00 p.m.)
PM Session 12:45 p.m.-3:30 p.m. (no school on Thursdays)
Lunch prices have increased. Elementary students pay $2.35. A-B student meals start at $2.10. Milk only remains at $.50 per carton.
Prior year’s lunch tickets will be accepted, but the difference in price ($.10) must be paid in cash.
Menus are available online.
Consult Food Services for important news about upcoming changes which include an option to pre-order gluten-free meals and the implementation of a Point of Sale system at all school cafeterias.
Fall Open House Dates are as follows:
ABRHS: September 22, 2011
RJ Grey: September 26, 2011
Gates: September 20, 2011 and September 21, 2011
Douglas: September 14, 2011 and September 21, 2011
Conant: September 12, 2011 and September 14, 2011
Merriam: September 13, 2011
McCarthy-Towne: September 19, 2011
Each school will communicate details (times, format, etc.) to its students' parents.