Yukon schools announce new start times

Earlier hours set for youngers students this fall


From Staff Reports

Despite changes ahead due to the COVID-19 pandemic this year, the new start times have not changed for Yukon Public Schools, a district spokeswoman reports.

Doors open for Yukon students on Thursday, Aug. 20 for the fall semester.

Changes to start times were approved last spring before the pandemic.

Changes were made due to the bus schedules in the growing district.

For students in pre-K to third grades, the school day begins at 7:30 a.m. with drop-off starting at 7 a.m. The school day will end at 2:30 p.m.

For students in grades fourth to sixth, the morning bells ring at 7:40 a.m. and class ends for the day at 2:40 p.m.

Drop-off time is 7 a.m.

Students in seventh through eighth grades will start classes for the day at 8:25 a.m. and go until 3:25 p.m. The drop-off time has not been determined.

High school students grades nine to 12 will start at 7:50 a.m. and end the day at 3:07 p.m.
The drop-off time is 6:45 a.m.

Also, Redstone Intermediate School construction has not been completed and the new school will not be open for the beginning of the fall semester.