First Day of Classes
Our first day of classes is Thursday Aug. 31, 2023 and the school office is open to parents on Monday Aug. 28, 2023 at 9:30 AM.
Kindergarten classes begin on Thursday, August 31, 2023 with students participating in ‘staggered entry’. Each student is assigned a staggered entry time and will come to school for approximately 65 minutes on August 31, September 1 (am class only, and September 5, 2023. Families will be notified of staggered entry times through an email. Please ensure that the office has your correct email address. Busing begins for kindergarten students on September 6, 2023.
School Start & End Times
Monday – Thursday
9:10 AM – school starts Recess varies Dismissal - 3:50 PM
Friday 9:10 AM – school starts
1:40 PM – Gr. 1-6 early dismissal
Kindergarten attends for half a day
Monday – Thursday
AM: 9:10 AM to 12:05 PM
PM: 12:55 PM to 3:50 PM
Alternating Fridays: 9:10 to 12:05 (please refer to Kindergarten Calendar)
All students are required to have a backpack and lunch bag (if applicable). Indoor shoes are brought to school the first day and left at school – preferably comfortable running shoes with Velcro fasteners and non marking soles. Many backpacks and shoes look alike; please label all student items. Students supplies are provided by the school for children in kindergarten through Grade 6. You may also choose to send your child with a water bottle.
View our School Calendar for upcoming events and dates. See the CBE website for system calendars.
Simons Valley School offers a five-day (Monday – Friday) lunch supervision program for students in Grades 1-6. Students bring their own lunches and are supervised both while they eat lunch and while they play outside. No microwave, hot water services or utensils are available. Please register for Lunch Supervision in September through your MyCBE account. Fee's for Lunch Supervision are $315 for the year.
Welcoming phone calls will be made by the classroom teacher to each family by August 30.
Students will meet their teacher on the first day of school. All students are to meet on the compound areas where they will be brought into the school. Once inside the school, students will be moved into their new homeroom and meet their new teacher.
Please visit our How to Register page for all registration details. Please note that the registration process is completed online, but schools can assist with any questions.