REGISTRATION OF NEW STUDENTS
Registration of pupils NEW TO THE DISTRICT AND KINDERGARTEN STUDENTS who have
not yet been registered for the school term commencing Tuesday, September 5, 2017 will take
place at district schools on Tuesday, August 29th, Wednesday, August 30th and Thursday,
August 31st at 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon and 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.
FIRST DAY OF SCHOOL
All elementary and secondary classes will begin at 10:30 a.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 5, 2017, with the exception of Kindergarten students. Please contact your child’s school for Kindergarten specifics. Other exceptions are as follows, but please check school websites or contact individual schools for further details:
Brocklehurst Middle School: Classes will begin at 10:30 am on Tuesday, September 5th for Grade 7 and Leadership students only. September 6th, 8:30 am start for all students at Brocklehurst Middle School.
Westwold Elementary School: New students may register at Westwold Elementary School on Tuesday, September 5th, or at R.L. Clemitson Elementary on August 29th, August 30th and August 31st, 2017.
All elementary schools (rural and in-town) will dismiss students at 12:00 noon. Secondary in-town schools and Brocklehurst Middle School will dismiss students at 3:00 p.m.
Rural secondary schools will dismiss students at 12:30 p.m.
BUSING On Tuesday, September 5th, buses will pick up all students 2 hours later than normal for the 10:30 am start, and deliver elementary students home approximately 2 hours earlier than normal. Secondary and Middle School students will be picked up from school at the normal time following the 3:00 pm dismissal.
SCHOOL SUPPLIES – ELEMENTARY & MIDDLE SCHOOL School supplies (pencils, notebooks, etc.) are available at a minimum cost through your child’s school.
1. School bus walk limit policy to schools and buses in effect in all areas of the School
A. Primary students, K to Grade 3 – 4 km. to a school and 3.2 km. to a bus stop.
B. All other students, Grade 4 to 12 – 4.8 km. to a school and 3.2 km. to a bus stop.
2. Those students who have not received a bus registration card in the mail should register
for transportation within the first week of school to ensure a school bus ride for the
2017-2018 school year.
3. All bus schedules are subject to changes in the course of the school year as a result of
traffic patterns, weather conditions and population density.
For further information on bus routes and schedules, please contact the School District
Transportation Department at (250) 372-5853.