Mark your calendars! Open House/Back to School Night dates are set for September at all of our schools. Here is the schedule:
The district is reminding families of some back-to-school basics
regarding busing, the food services program, new student registration,
and other beginning-of-the-year information.
are being sent to parents/guardians of children who are eligible for a
school bus with their bus stop and schedule information. Bus routes will
also be posted on this website, the individual school websites, and the
district cell phone app.
routes will be in full effect starting the first day of school. Students
should be at their bus stops earlier than their scheduled time on the
first day. Parents are responsible for their children arriving safely at
the assigned bus stop in the morning and are strongly encouraged to be
at the stop to greet their children in the afternoon. Kindergartners
will not be allowed off the bus without a parent or guardian there to
greet their child.
of students who are not taking the bus for the first few days of
school, or who won’t be taking the bus during the school year, should
notify the school in writing before or on the first day of school.
students and their parents/guardians must attend a registration session
at Molloy School, if they haven’t already. Registration sessions at
Molloy are Aug. 22-24, and Aug. 29-Sept. 2, from 9 a.m.-2 p.m., and
require two proofs of residency, the student’s large-size birth
certificate, and copies of the student’s most recent report card or
school records, as well as a copy of his or her most recent physical
exam and immunization records. They should also bring copies of any 504
plans or IEPs, if applicable. New students cannot register at school;
they must register at Molloy. For more information, click here.
students will not be able to start school the same day they register.
That’s why it is important that they attend new student registration at
Molloy before school begins, if they have not already.
students and children entering kindergarten must have a physical exam
competed and must submit the paperwork to their school before they can
• Students needing medication to be administered by school staff must have a written order from their health care provider.
Food Services Department will be serving breakfast and lunch at all
schools starting on the first day of school. Any families who may be
eligible for free or reduced meal prices must fill out an application
as soon as possible. Forms can be found by clicking here and at every school. They must be submitted by Oct. 1. For questions, call Susanne Basta at 203-937-4373.
Students should arrive on the first day of school with a backpack,
pencil and folder. Lists of any additional school supplies needed may be
distributed to students at that time.
Students must provide two proofs of residency to their school, as per
the district’s annual requirement. Acceptable proofs include copies of a
lease or mortgage statement and copies of utility, phone or cable
bills. Families should fax or bring the proofs of residency to school
before classes start, or students can bring the proofs of residency on
the first day of school. Fax numbers are available on the school
As the new school year kicks off, families are encouraged to download
the school district’s free cell phone app by searching “West Haven
Public Schools” in their device’s app store. The app will have
notifications, menus, calendars, snow day alerts, school and teacher
contact information, Parent Portal, PTA webpages, and more.