I want to welcome all of you to a new and exciting 2022-23 school year! Summer will soon be over, and our professional faculty and staff are enthusiastically awaiting the opening of school on Thursday, September 8th, 2022.
At Union School, the doors open at 7:50 a.m., and the school day begins at 7:55 a.m. with homeroom. You may begin dropping off your children anytime after 7:40 a.m. Please follow the procedures below concerning morning drop-off:
- Belford Avenue: The student drop-off area is near the crossroads of Cooper Place and Belford Avenue. Once your child has exited the car, please drive away so the next car can pull forward. The routine repeats itself. Please do not stop at the corner of Union Avenue and Belford Avenue or before the student drop-off zone. This procedure must be followed to ensure the safety of everyone.
- Springfield Avenue: Cars should pull into the cutout area near the curb by the school to drop off their child. As you leave Springfield Avenue, you must turn right onto Union Avenue; no left turns will be allowed. There will be no dropping off of students on Union Avenue.
Your child must report to the following door in the morning:
GRADE ENTER EXIT
Grade 7 A-K (Last name) Door 6: Springfield Ave. Same
Grade 7 L-Z (Last name) Door 5: Springfield Ave. Same
Grade 8 A-K (Last name) Door 1: Belford Ave. Same
Grade 8 L-Z (Last name) Door 2: Belford Ave. Same
*Please note that the number is located above the door.
We will have a building tour on Wednesday, August 31st, beginning at 9:00 a.m. for new students and students who could not attend orientation in February. If you plan on attending a tour, please email your child’s guidance counselor confirming attendance before August 24th. The seventh-grade guidance counselor is Mr. Tozzi at firstname.lastname@example.org, and the eighth-grade guidance counselor is Mrs. Liebeskind at email@example.com. Please arrive in front of the pillars near the main entrance of the building at 9:00 a.m.
Looking ahead, please mark your calendars for Thursday, September 29th. We will have “Back to School Night.” In addition, “Picture Day” will be on Monday, September 19th.