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Summer Office Hours

The summer is finally here! I hope all of the ARES students and families have a wonderful and restful summer. Summer hours are 8:00 am- 3:30 pm, Monday through Thursday. The elementary office is closed on Fridays. We will resume normal hours, five days a week, on August 16, 2021. Please be sure to call the office before you visit in the summer. Vacation schedules of the staff can impact our delivery of services.

2021-2022 School Year Reopening Details

I know that many of you have been anxiously awaiting the news about our plans for reopening this school year! We finally have the details to share! A robo call went out in the evening of July 29, 2021 directing you to the district's website. I have included the letter from Dr. Curci as well as one from me with details specific to the elementary. Should anything change between now and the start of school, we will notify our families. We are excited to start this school year and hope your summer has been relaxing!

Back To School Events

We have been eagerly preparing for your child's return to school! Click on the story for upcoming dates!
First Day of School
Tuesday, August 24

School Calendar Reminder Below!

June 11th (Friday) LAST DAY OF SCHOOL – early dismissal for students is at 12:25. Parents picking up students should arrive at approximately 12:40, after busses leave. Breakfast will NOT be served, but brunch will be available to all students.

Busses will arrive home approximately 3 hrs early on June 11th

Winter Break

The winter break for students starts on December 24, 2020. Students return to virtual learning again on January 4, 2021.

December 7, 2020 School Board Meeing

At the Board meeting last night, it was decided that a potential return to face to face instruction could happen earlier than originally proposed. We could return January 11, 2021. Things are still very fluid and much could happen between then and now. Click the headline to see the letter composed by Superintendent Dr. Curci explaining this in more detail.
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