Class Schedule  

Operating Hours

7:50 a.m.     Bess T. Shepherd students may enter the building at for breakfast.  This year, all students receive free breakfast and lunch. Remember, students who are well fed are also better able to concentrate on learning!*

8:10 a.m.     Daily Announcements begin in the gym

8:15 a.m.     School day officially begins

8:20 a.m.     Any students not in class by this time are considered Tardy.  Parents must sign students in after this time at the office. 

3:15 p.m.     Afternoon dismissal begins

All car riders must be dropped off and picked up at the gym door.

11:15 a.m.     Dismissal on half days

*If you need to leave your child before this time, you must register them for School Aged Child Care.  Child care is open as early as 6:00 a.m. for drop off.  There is a charge of  $4.00 per day for morning care for the first child.  Discounts may be available for siblings.  See site director for details.