School opening details announced at WCS

WARRENSBURG - School starts at Warrensburg Central on Tuesday Sept. 7 for all students, from pre-Kindergarten to 12th grade.

Before school starts, a few events have been scheduled to help students transition to school. Visitation day for pre-Kindergarten, Kindergarten, and First grade students will be held from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m.Wednesday Sept. 1 when students and parents may visit the classroom, meet the teachers and enjoy refreshments.

A picnic for 7th graders and their parents will be held at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday Sept. 1 at the high school cafetorium.

On Tuesday Sept. 7 only, students in pre-Kindergarten and Kindergarten will have a shortened school day. The morning pre-kindergarten children will attend from 8 a.m. to 10 a.m.; the afternoon pre-Kindergarten class will attend from noon until 2 p.m. Kindergarten students will attend school Tuesday Sept. 7 only from 8 until 11:30 a.m. for bus students, with parent pick-ups at 11:35 a.m.

On Wednesday Sept. 8 and after, pre-K and Kindergarten classes follow their regular schedule. The pre-K morning session is from 8 to 11a.m.; the afternoon pre-K session is from noon to 3 p.m. On Sept. 8 and after, Kindergarten will attend a full day.

The regular full-day schedule for students in First through Sixth grades starts Tuesday, Sept. 7 with classes beginning at 8:10 a.m. and ending at 2:50 p.m. for bus students and 2:55 for walkers.

The front circle of Warrensburg Elementary is the main entrance to the school. Parents can either drop their child at the curb, or park in the designated parking lot and walk their child in. It is expected that the front circle area will be congested on the first day of school, so parents are urged to park on either Elm Street or Library Avenue. All parents and students must come in the building through the main front entrance. For safety reasons, no student should be dropped in the back of the school. That area is for use only by school buses and staff only.

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