It's that time again. It's the time of year when every other commercial is about a sale on school supplies or children's clothing.
It's back to school time!
For students at the official start date of the 2012-13 school year is set for Tuesday, Sept. 4.
All information to follow was provided by the Trenton Public School District.
Classes begin at different times for different grade levels, so here's a list of start times and end times for every grade level:
- Classes for all pupils in grades kindergarten through five will begin at 8:35 a.m. and end at 11:55 a.m.
- Classes for students in grades six, seven and eight will begin at 8:10 a.m. and end at 11:10 a.m.
- Students in grades nine, ten, eleven and twelve will have classes beginning at 7:30 a.m. and ending at 10:30 a.m.
Trenton High School students should report to their homerooms. Students can find their homerooms by checking the homeroom list posted in the main lobby of the high school.
Children enrolled in special education classes should report to the same building as last year unless otherwise notified.
Before class resumes, high school students are asked to attend orientation and pictures on Aug. 21 and 22 in the Trenton High School cafeteria:
- Freshman and all new students should meet at 9 a.m. Aug. 21
- Sophomores should meet at 11 a.m. Aug. 21
- Juniors should meet at 9 a.m. Aug. 22
- Seniors should meet at 11 a.m. Aug. 22
During orientation students will attend a mandatory School Pride meeting where administrators will highlight important student rights and responsibilities, issue class schedules and perform locker assignments.
All new students are required to bring proof of residency, birth certificates and a Michigan Care Improvement Registry form or physical form with immunizations signed by a physician. State law requires immunization against measles , diphtheria, tetanus, pertussis, rubella , mumps , poliomyelitis, hepatitis B, chicken pox , and meningococcal (one dose for children ages 11-18).
Current laboratory evidence of immunity is acceptable instead of immunization with antigen.
All students attending the Trenton Public Schools must have immunizations up to date prior to the first day of school. An immunization waiver is accepted by the State of Michigan, it can be medical or personal, but said waiver must be signed and submitted to the school district prior to the start of school.