School Day Schedule:
9:10 a.m. Late Bell
3:30 p.m. 1-3 Dismissal
3:35 p.m. 4-5 Dismissal
It is preferred that
students do not arrive at school before 8:25 a.m. when
they are allowed to go to breakfast. We understand that work
schedules sometimes dictate an earlier arrival, however, students
will not be allowed in the building before 8:10 a.m. At this
time, Teaching Assistants will supervise a quiet homework time in
the Cafeteria until 8:25 a.m.
It would also be
appreciated if parents would remind student that they are to leave
school premises at dismissal. It is the responsibility of the school
crossing guards to see that all children have safely crossed the
streets and are provided a safe access to their homes.
It is asked that you call
school (475-6775) as soon as possible in the morning if your child is going to be absent or
tardy. The school office will make an attempt to call the parents of children who have not
been reported. Written excuses are required when your child is
absent or tardy.
Please adhere to the
following when your child is absent:
1. Call the office to let
us know that your child is absent AND ...
2. Send a written excuse
to school when your child returns.
An absence is
considered legal if the reason is one of the following:
death in the family
school-sponsored activities or academic enrichment.
of Education policy mandates that visitors to the building sign in
when entering the school. There should be no exceptions to this rule.
Conferences should be pre-arranged for the convenience of all
Breakfast and Lunch
The City School District provides lunches for our students.
Breakfast will be offered starting at 8:25 a.m. in the small gym.
Costs will be as
Paid Breakfast with Milk - $1.25
Reduced Breakfast with Milk - $.25
Paid one-half pint Milk - $.40
Paid Lunch with Milk - $2.00
Reduced Lunch with Milk - $.25
Eligibility forms are
sent home in the beginning of the school year. Those families interested in reduced price or free
lunch must send completed forms back as soon as possible.
New York State law
forbids giving medication of ANY kind, including aspirin,
Tylenol and cough syrup, without written permission from both a
doctor and parent. Please contact the school nurse at 475-6780 if you have
There is no parking
allowed in the bus zones in front of the building on Park Ave. This is extremely dangerous as
children are exiting the building, getting on buses, looking for parents, and
crossing the street. We realize everyone is dealing with tight
schedules, but please put the safety of all of our children
Smoking is not allowed
on school grounds.
We at New Scotland
look forward to working with you
and your child and we know it
will be a most rewarding year.