LATE START WEDNESDAYS
The first Wednesday of the month, Portage Township Schools will have Late Start Wednesday. Students in high school and middle school will arrive to school 60 minutes (NOTE THE CHANGE TO 60 MINUTES) later than normal, elementary students will arrive 30 minutes later than normal. Late Start Wednesday is used by Portage Township Schools for Teacher Professional Development. This schedule will be used on seven dates during the school year.
On Late Start Wednesday dates, the buses in the morning will run later than normal. Student dismissal at the end of the day will occur at the normal time. Below is a schedule for each of the buildings, including breakfast time and the official start of the day. A all eight elementary schools will follow the same schedule.
School Bus Time Breakfast Arrival Start of Day
Elementary 30 min. Delay 8:50 a.m. 9:10 a.m. 9:25 a.m.
Fegely 60 min. Delay 8:30 a.m. 8:55 a.m. 9:05 a.m.
Willowcreek 60 min. Delay 7:55 a.m. 8:15 a.m. 8:25 a.m.
Portage H.S. 60 min. Delay 8:00 a.m. 8:15 a.m. 8:30 a.m.
NEXT LATE START WEDNESDAY
Wednesday, April 5
The dates for Late Start Wednesday for 2016-2017 school year are:
September 7 October 5 November 2 December 7 February 1 April 5
There is no Late Start Wednesday in January due to returning to school from the holiday break that day, nor in March or May due to testing schedules.