Mar 04

Make-Up Plan: 15-Minute Addition to School Day, Starting March 9

Changes Due to Feb. 25-27 Snow Days:

Beginning Monday, March 9, Suffolk Public Schools will extend the school day hours by 15 minutes.

  • All schools and all grade levels will add the 15 minutes.
  • The extended day will continue until the end of the school year — Friday, June 12.
  • The daily bell schedule will be adjusted to add the minutes to all class periods.
  • Changes to the testing calendar will also be made.
  • Additional info:
    • Start times will not change …  Dismissal times will increase by 15 minutes.
      … Middle School new hours:  7:25 a.m. – 2:15 p.m.
      … High School new hours:  8:25 a.m. – 3:15 p.m.
      … Elementary – Group A – new hours:  9:20 a.m. – 3:50 p.m.
      Elementary – Group B – new hours:  9:35 a.m. – 4:05 p.m.

      BOOKER T. WASHINGTON’S DISMISSAL TIME IS 4:05.  FYI, PARENTS:
    • TEACHERS TEACH UP UNTIL THE DISMISSAL TIME.  WHEN YOU PICK YOUR CHILD UP TOO EARLY, THEY ARE MISSING VALUABLE TIME.

Changes Due to Feb. 17-20 Snow Days:

  • Thursday, March 19  (formerly ½ day [early dismissal) for students] is changed to a full school day for students.
  • Friday, April 3 (formerly ½ day [early dismissal) for students] is changed to a full school day for students.
  • Wednesday˗Friday, June 10, 11,12 (early dismissal due to middle/high school exams] is changed to full school days for Elementary students ONLY; middle school and high school students will adhere to the early dismissal exam schedule.
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