According to a message to parents from school officials, The Howard-Suamico School District will need to make up time to meet the instructional minutes required by the Department of Public Instruction.
Beginning Monday, April 23 there will be five minutes added to the beginning of the school day at Bay Port High School and Bay View Middle School.
10 minutes will be added to the beginning of the school day at the elementary schools.
No additional minutes are required at Lineville Intermediate School.
Bus pickup and drop off times will not change. The instructional minutes will be added to the beginning of the school day due to existing transportation schedules.
The message to parents said the District is eliminating the grade K-4 early release May 18. As a result, students will be expected to attend a full school day.
The HSSD provided a summary of the changes:
Start time for Bay Port and Bay View will be 7:25 a.m. beginning Monday, April 23 through the end of the school year. Start time on Tuesdays will be 7:55 a.m.
Start time for elementary schools will be 8:35 a.m. beginning Monday, April 23 through the end of the school year.
Lineville start time will remain the same.
The grade K-4 early release May 18 is cancelled. May 18 will be a full school day for students.