When is the first day of school?
The first day of school is September 3rd. ALL students who chose the hybrid or full virtual option will begin school on the 3rd. Since September 3rd falls on a Thursday, the Gold cohort will start school in the building. All hybrid and full virtual students will start school virtually on the 3rd.
What is the Arrival & Dismissal time?
School will begin at 9AM and end at 1:15pm. All students who walk or are driven to school should NOT arrive before 8:55 am.
Preschool students will attend from 9:15 AM until 12:30 PM. Parents dropping students off should NOT arrive before 9:10 AM. Preschool paperwork will be sent out the week of August 24th.
Where will students enter the building?
Students will be entering the building through the gym. If a student arrives after 9:10am, they should come in through the main office and Miss Hardy will give them a late pass.
Preschool students drop-off/pick up will be at the Scharre Wing entrance.
Does my child need to wear a mask? Are staff members required to wear a mask?
YES! ALL students and staff members are required to wear facial masks at all times.
Are students required to wear a facial mask on the bus?
YES! All students are required to wear a mask on the bus and keep their mask on for the entire bus ride. School bus drivers WILL NOT allow students to board the bus if they do not have their masks on.
How can I find out Bus information?
School bus stops will remain the same every year. In the event a bus stop is changed you will be notified. New students and Kindergarten students will receive their bus information in the upcoming week. Mrs. Scialla will be reaching out to all families that have chosen to ride the bus and will provide them with their new pick up time. (due to school starting at 9am)
How do I subscribe to the BES App?
The app is available for free in the App Store for your Apple or Android device.
Search Blairstown Elementary School in the App Store
Register and create your account
Select “Parent” as roll option
Will school lunch be available?
Student lunches will be available to students as a bagged/box grab and go style lunch and will be delivered to the homerooms prior to dismissal for students to eat at home. NO lunch will be served in the cafeteria. All student lunch accounts will be done through Pay Schools. (we will send out information on how to sign up for Pay Schools) NO cash transactions will be accepted. We will also have available on our website a daily lunch order form for parents or virtual students as well as off-day cohort students. Lunches can be pick up for those students at the main office at dismissal
Can my child bring in a snack?
Yes, students are encouraged to bring in a small snack and water. There will be a short snack time built into their schedule during the day.
How do I pay for my child's Cafeteria charges?
* Log on to payschoolscentral.com
* Select the "Sign-Up" option from the menu
* The screens will guide you through the process to establish your account
* The internet convenience fee is a percentage for credit cards and a flat fee for ACH transaction