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Has your school changed it's hours this year? Ours just did 0_o

My 13 yr old is returning to the same school for his 8th grade year. His hours were 7:18am - 1:25pm. Well all of a sudden this year I get a recorded phone message saying they will be going from 8:18am-3:25pm. They start Tuesday, it's not a huge deal, but it is an extra hour and I find it odd. Plus it screws up my routine since I have 2 other kids in a different school.

 
Orionsgirl

Asked by Orionsgirl at 5:28 PM on Sep. 3, 2010 in

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Answers (6)
  • A lot of schools are trying to let kids get a little extra sleep in the mornings, hoping it'll improve performance and test scores.

    my local school was 1/2 day kindergarten last year and mandatory full day now.
    hibbingmom

    Answer by hibbingmom at 5:30 PM on Sep. 3, 2010

  • Yes our preschoolers are now going a full day instead of half a day.
    ambr2006

    Answer by ambr2006 at 5:29 PM on Sep. 3, 2010

  • I wish our school was adding an extra hour to each day. Unfortunately, students in this country are not keeping up with students in other countries. An extra hour of instruction is a good thing.
    justnancyb

    Answer by justnancyb at 5:32 PM on Sep. 3, 2010

  • the extended the school day here by 30 min they start 15 min early and get out 15 min late
    ashleywilkerson

    Answer by ashleywilkerson at 5:43 PM on Sep. 3, 2010

  • Ours are the same.
    KTMOM

    Answer by KTMOM at 6:23 PM on Sep. 3, 2010

  • ours changed a bit and they added late start days . 1-2 weds a month , they added Teacher furlough days which means kids are off and teachers are not.
    Shaneagle777

    Answer by Shaneagle777 at 7:40 PM on Sep. 3, 2010