East Holmes Schools open Wednesday, Aug. 17

East Holmes Schools open Wednesday, Aug. 17

School will be in session for East Holmes Schools for the first full day on Wednesday, Aug. 17. Any parents with children attending East Holmes Schools for the first time and who have not registered them should do so as soon as possible.

Buildings are open Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. High school or middle school students should register at Hiland High School. Flat Ridge students should register at Wise School. All other East Holmes elementary students should register at the appropriate building. You will need your child’s birth certificate, immunization records and proof of residency to register. Any questions should be directed to the elementary building nearest your home or Hiland High School if applicable.

District telephone numbers

—East Holmes Administration Office at 330-893-2610.

—Berlin Elementary at 330-893-2817.

—Bus Garage at 330-893-2718.

—Chestnut Ridge Elementary at 330-893-2413.

—Flat Ridge Elementary at 330-893-3156.

—Hiland High and Middle School at 330-893-2626.

—Mt. Hope Elementary at 330-674-0418.

—Walnut Creek Elementary at 330-893-2213.

—Winesburg Elementary at 330-359-5059.

—Wise Elementary at 330-893-2505.

—Website at www.eastholmes.org.

Open house schedules

—Berlin on Monday, Aug. 15 from 5-6:30 p.m.

—Chestnut Ridge on Tuesday, Aug. 16 from 1:30-3 p.m.

—Flat Ridge on Tuesday, Aug. 16 from 1-4 p.m.

—Hiland on Monday, Aug 15 for seventh grade at 5:30 p.m. and grades 8-12 at 6 p.m.

—Mt. Hope on Tuesday, Aug. 16 from 1:30-3 p.m.

—Winesburg on Monday, Aug. 15 from 4-5:30 p.m.

—Walnut Creek on Monday, Aug. 15 from 5-6:30 p.m.

—Wise on Tuesday, Aug. 16 from 1-4 p.m.

East Holmes Schools is using a notification system to inform parents of school closings, emergencies and events. If you have not previously completed a Blackboard Connect form, these are available from the secretary at your school. This will allow you to receive a telephone call, text message or email notice.

Details will be provided to parents by the individual building principal concerning schedules and teacher assignments.

Kindergarten students will be picked up and returned home on the regular bus routes beginning as follows: Berlin, Chestnut Ridge, Mt. Hope, Walnut Creek and Winesburg on Thursday, Aug. 18; Flat Ridge KB on Thursday, Aug. 18; and Flat Ridge KA on Friday, Aug. 19. Additional details will be communicated by each building.

School opening and closing times are set according to the time schedule below:

—Berlin Elementary from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

—Chestnut Ridge Elementary from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

—Flat Ridge Elementary from 7:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.

—Hiland High and Middle School from 7:45 a.m. to 2:40 p.m.

—Mt. Hope Elementary from 7:45 a.m. to 2:15 p.m.

—Walnut Creek Elementary from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

—Winesburg Elementary from 7:40 a.m. to 2:10 p.m.

—Wise Elementary from 7:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.

The 2022-23 school calendar includes 175 days in which school is open for instruction. Days of note include the following:

—Sept 5: No school for Labor Day.

—Oct. 21 and 24: No school for a professional in-service day.

—Oct. 25 and 26: Parent-Teacher Conferences for k-12 in the evening.

—Oct. 28: Parent-Teacher Conferences for k-12 during the day.

—Oct. 28: No school for elementary and Hiland grades 7-8 (k-8).

—Nov. 24-28: No school for Thanksgiving break.

—Dec. 19 to Jan. 2: No school for Christmas break.

—Jan. 3: School resumes.

—Jan. 20 and 24: No school for Martin Luther King, Jr. Day and a professional in-service day.

—Feb. 21: No school for a professional in-service day.

—March 27-31: No school for spring break.

—April 7: No school for Good Friday.

—May 25: Last day of school for students.