Back to School - What you need to know

Orchard Hill Families - Here is the important information we want you to know! We will email homeroom assignments during the afternoon on Friday, August 17th. We send them one grade level at a time, so please be patient if you have multiple children at Orchard.

Note these important dates!

8-21 - Backpack Night, 5-6:30 PM

8-23 - First Day of School! 1:50 PM Dismissal

8-24 - 1:50 PM Dismissal

8-27 - 1:50 PM student dismissal, Input Conferences 2:15-6:15 PM

8-28 -  1:50 PM student dismissal, Input Conferences 2:15-6:15 PM

8-29 - 1:50 PM student dismissal (normal Wednesday dismissal time)

8-30 - 3:45 PM Regular dismissal time

9-3 - No School

Please ensure you make plans for the first five days of school when we dismiss early!

A few additional reminders (if needed):

When can I pay my school fees?

You may pay school fees online or in the building now. Fees are listed here.

How do we sign up for transportation to or from school?

You may request transportation using this form.

How do I complete a free or reduced meals application?

Please visit this page for the applications. If you need help, we are also able to help you at Orchard Hill.

If I would like to connect with our school nurse about health needs, how should I get in contact with them since we are not having a physical registration?

We would encourage you to communicate with our Nurse, Kerri Clausman by email. Her email is

How can I get involved?

We welcome your involvement in our school and look forward to partnering with families! If you would like to help, please consider volunteering in a classroom, supporting POWWER (Parent Organization Working With Educators is Rewarding ), or many other available opportunities.