— The New Haven Public School district will hold orientation sessions for all parents and guardians of students in fifth through twelfth grade Aug. 31 and Sept. 1. Parents and guardians must attend one orientation sessions before their children can officially begin school.
For parents and guardians of students attending Barnard Environmental Studies Magnet, Beecher, Bishop Woods, Betsy Ross Arts Magnet, Katherine Brennan, Celentano
Museum Academy, Clemente Leadership Academy, Clinton Avenue, Columbus Family Academy, Conte
/West Hills Magnet, Davis Street 21st Century Magnet, East Rock Magnet, Edgewood
Magnet, Science and Engineering University, Fair Haven, Hill Central Music Academy, Benjamin Jepson
Magnet, John C. Daniels , John S. Martinez, King/Robinson Magnet, Lincoln-Bassett
Magnet Elementary, Nathan Hale, Ross/Woodward, Mauro-Sheridan, Troup
Magnet Academy of Science, Truman, Wexler
/Grant Community, Worthington Hooker, and Urban Youth Center schools, there will be six sessions from which to choose. They are: 10 a.m. and 7 p.m. Aug. 31 for fifth and sixth grades and 1 p.m. and 7 p.m. for seventh and eighth grades and 1 p.m. to 7 p.m., Sept. 1, for fifth through eighth grades.
For students at Cross CT Scholars Program, New Horizons School for Higher Achievement, Hillhouse
and Wilbur Cross high schools and Polly T. McCabe
Center, here will be five different sessions from which to choose. They are at 9 a.m. Aug. 31 for ninth grade; 10 a.m. and 6 p.m. for tenth to twelfth grades; and again at 1 and 6 p.m. Sept. 1 from grades nine through twelve.
For parents of students at High School in the Community, Cooperative Arts and Humanities and Hill Regional Career high schools, Hyde Leadership Academy, Metropolitan Business Academy, New Haven Academy, Riverside Education Academy, and Sound School, sessions will be at 9 a.m. Aug. 31 for new students and those entering ninth grade, at 1 and 6 p.m., also Aug. 31, for grades ten through twelve, and at 1 p.m. and 6 p.m. Sept. 1, for grades nine to twelve.
Parents with more than one child in the district need to attend only one orientation. A waiver will be provided for parents to fill out and send with other children, so they can be admitted to their school’s orientation.