School Day

  • Tardy or Early Dismissal:  All incidents of tardiness and early dismissal must be excused by the parent or guardian, either through a note, telephone call, or email.  Any child who is to be dismissed is to be met by the parent/guardian in the main office.

    Absence from School:  When it is necessary for your child to miss school for any reason, please call the school before 9:00 AM to report the absence. The school practice is to call home in the event of an unexplained absence in order to ensure the safety of the children.

    ABS front office: 802-871-6200
    WCS front office: 802-871-6100

    Students arriving late need to sign in at the office to be sure they are removed from the absentee list.

  • Allen Brook School
    8:00 am - 2:40 pm

    All students arriving between 7:30 a.m. and the arrival of the first bus must remain in the cafeteria. Students not taking the bus are dismissed at 2:35 pm, all others at 2:40 pm.

    Wednesday Early Dismissal:

    • Students will be dismissed from school one hour earlier every Wednesday, to allow for Teacher Professional Development.  
    • At Allen Brook School, students not taking the bus will be released at 1:35 pm; students taking the bus will be released at 1:40.
  • Williston Central School
    8:05 am - 3:00 pm
    Student Drop-off 7:45 - 8:05

    ALL 3rd-4th grade Students: west side entrance

    SUMMIT & STERLING: west side, after hours entrance (near cafeteria)

    SWIFT, CLOVER, HARBOR, TREK: Town rec fields parking lot 

    3-4 arrivals should wait in the lobby by the west side entrance and 5th-8th grade arrivals should wait in the cafeteria.

    Walkers & Bikers are welcome anytime within this window.

    Notes for Student Drop Off: 

    • WALKING and biking, riding to school is encouraged.  
    • Parents must remain in vehicles for car drop-off
    • Please drive attentively, slowly, and safely, following direction of school staff
    • Please always yield to school buses entering or exiting
    • Pull up parallel to the curb using your blinker
    • For safety, all students should exit the curb side of the vehicle  

    Williston Central School Dismissal Procedures

    2:50 - 2:55 Bus Loading and Departure

    2:45 - 2:55 All 3rd-4th grade

    Equinox: Front driveway near theater entrance 

    Mosaic and Kaleidoscope: WEST SIDE OF BUILDING, (just past the tennis court area)

    3:00 - 3:10 Summit and Harbor

    After hours entrance

    3:00 - 3:10 Clover, Swift, Sterling and Trek

    Bus Circle 

    Notes for Student Pick-up: 

    • 5th-8th students that are being picked up with a 3rd/4th sibling can be dismissed at 2:45 pm to join their sibling at the designated pick-up area
    • ALL TIMES 1 hour earlier on Wednesdays
    • Central School Drive exit will be right trun only onto  rte2 from 2:45 - 3:05 pm (Except for buses)