Mr. Robert Mehalick, Superintendent of the Carbondale Area School District, has released the scheduled activities for the opening of the 2017- 2018 school year.

All district faculty will report to the Carbondale Area Junior-Senior High School on Thursday, August 24, 2017 at 8 a.m.

A variety of meetings and in-services have been scheduled which will conclude at 3:00 p.m.

Students will report for classes on Tuesday, August 29, 2017. All students will report directly to their assigned homerooms.

The 2017-2018 time schedule for students is as follows:

• Carbondale Area Elementary: Students Arrive – 7:45 a.m., Depart – 2:35 p.m.

• Carbondale Area Jr-.Sr. High School Students Arrive – 7:55 a.m., Depart – 3:00 p.m.

Any parent with a child residing in the Carbondale Area School District who has not yet registered is reminded that student registration should be completed prior to the start of the school year.

School offices are open from 8:00 a.m. until 3:30 p.m. daily. Parents should bring health and immunization records to the school in order to register.

No child can be admitted to school without the proper health records and proof of immunization in accordance with the Pennsylvania Department of Health regulations.

Students are reminded to dress in accordance with the school uniform policy. All elementary students will receive a handbook on the first day of school.

All High School students can view the handbook on the Carbondale Area website and parents are reminded to sign the confirmation page given to the students on the first day of school.

Parents are encouraged to read the handbook and discuss the information with their child.

Cafeteria services will begin on the first day of school. The breakfast program is a universal free breakfast for all students.

The cost of the school lunch is $2.30 for students who pay full price and 40 cents for those who qualify for a reduced price.

Bus schedules will be published in The Advantage as well as in the Carbondale News. Please visit our website at www.carbondalearea.org for information.

The Carbondale Area School District bus schedule for the 2017-18 school year is as follows.

Please note that video and audio recordings are being utilized on random buses.

Each is listed in the following order: Bus stop, pick up, bus number.

• Church & Fox, 7:03 a.m., Bus #00

• Russell Park, 7:05 a.m., Bus #00

• Regency Heights (Old Highland Manor), 7:12 a.m., Bus #3

• Pike Street/The Coach, 7:14 a.m., Bus #3

• Sar's Body Shop, 7:16 a.m., Bus #3

• Cottage Hose (bottom), 7:19 a.m., Bus #3

• Route 106 (Upper), 7:03 a.m., Bus #4

• Crystal Lake/Reservoir Rd., 7:06 a.m., Bus #4

• Crystal Lake Forest, 7:12 a.m., Bus #4

• Route 106 (lower), 7:20 a.m., Bus #4

• Westside Playground, 7:25 a.m., Bus #4

• Richmondale Playground, 7:00 a.m., Bus #6

• Valley View Terrace, 7:03 a.m., Bus #6

• Route 171 Wilson Creek, 7:04 a.m., Bus #6

• Jefferson St., 7:11 a.m., Bus #6

• First National Bank, 7:15 a.m., Bus #6

• Monkey Run Park, 7:07 a.m., Bus #7

• Lathrope & Spencer, 7:10 a.m., Bus #7

• Turkey Hill – Belmont St., Bus #7

•48 Gordon Ave. (Old Pioneer Inn), 7:15 a.m., Bus #8

• Gordon/Kane, 7:16 a.m., Bus #8

• Route 6 (all), 7:20 a.m., Bus #8

• Westgate Apts., 7:25 a.m., Bus #8

• Hilltop, 7:25 a.m., Bus #9

•7th & Mill Street, 7:28 a.m., Bus #9

• 42nd & Hammond, 7;10 a.m., Bus #10B

• 43rd St. (Coalbrook), 7:11 a.m., Bus#10B

• Mount Carmel Parking Lot, 7:13 a.m., Bus #10B

• Church & Lincoln, 7:17 a.m., Bus 10A

• Park/Salem Ave., 7:20 a.m., Bus #14

• Upper Reservoir, 7:12 a.m., Bus #20

• Reservoir & Tuttle, 7:13 a.m., Bus #20

• Main & Morse, 7:15 a.m., Bus #20

• Obloshney's, 7:17 a.m., Bus #20

• Park & 9th Ave., 7:10 a.m., Bus #23

• 8th Avenue and Church St., 7:12 a.m., Bus #23

Carbondale Area High School

AM VOTECH Students will ride bus #20 leaving the high school at 7:55 a.m. and return on bus #40.

PM VOTECH students will ride bust #40 leaving the high school at 11:50 a.m. and return on bus #44.

• Route 106 (upper), 7:03 a.m., Bus #4 a.m. & Bus #20 p.m.

• Crystal Lake (Starting on Reservoir Rd.), 7:06 a.m., Bus #4 a.m. & Bus #20 p.m.

• Route 106 (lower), 7:12 a.m., Bus #4 a.m. & Bus #20 p.m.

•Canaan & McCabe Avenue, 7:35 a.m., Bus #10A, a.m. & p.m.

• Reservoir & Atlas, 7:37 a.m., Bus #10A – a.m. & p.m.

• Main & Morse, 7:39 a.m., Bus #10A, a.m. & p.m.

• First National Bank, 7:40 a.m., Bus #10A, a.m. & p.m.

• 42nd & Hammond, 7:40 a.m., Bus #10A – a.m. & p.m.

•43rd Street (Coalbrook Playground), 7:41 a.m., Bus #9 a.m. & Bus #20 p.m.

• Route 6 (Starting at Ezman Auto), 7:32 a.m., Bus #10B a.m. & p.m.

• Gordon Ave & Kane, 7:37 a.m., Bus #10B, a.m. & p.m.

• 48 Gordon Ave. (Old Pioneer Inn), 7:38 a.m., Bus #10 B a.m. & p.m.

• Sar's Body Shop, 7:40 a.m., Bus #10B, a.m. & p.m.

• Cottage Hose (bottom), 7:41 a.m., Bus #10B, a.m. & p.m.

• Richmondale Playground, 7:22 a.m., Bus #44 a.m. & Bus #14 p.m.

• Valley View Terrace, 7:24 a.m., Bus #44 a.m. & Bus #14 p.m.

• Route 171, 7:27 a.m., Bus #44 a.m. & Bus #14 p.m.

• Wilson Creek, 7:29 a.m., Bus #44 a.m. & Bus #14 p.m.

• Petak's, 7:30 a.m., Bus #44 a.m. & Bus #14 p.m.

• Monkey Run Park, 7:31 a.m., Bus #44 a.m. & Bus #14 p.m.

• Jefferson Street (all), 7:34 a.m., Bus #44 a.m. & Bus #14 p.m.

 

LaSalle Academy – Bus #26

• Mt. Carmel Church Parking Lot (2nd Lot)

• Main Street & Morse Avenue, Simpson, 7:15 a.m.

• Train Station (Mill Street), 7:20 a.m.

• 48 Gordon Avenue (Old Pioneer Inn), 7:25 a.m.

 

Fell Charter School, Bus #20 a.m. and Bus #6 p.m.

• Westgate Apartments, 6:45 a.m.

• Westside Playground, 6:47 a.m.

• Mt. Carmel Church Parking Lot (2nd lot), 6:50 a.m.

• Church & Lincoln Avenue, 6:54 a.m.

• Turkey Hill (Belmont Street), 6:58 a.m.

• Obloshney's (Belmont Street), 6:59 a.m.

• Belmont & Lathrope, 7 a.m.

Fell Charter School – Bus #7 in a.m. & p.m.

• Gordon & Kane, 6:36 a.m.

• Pike Street/The Coach, 6:38 a.m.

• Regency Heights (Old Highland Manor-South Church St.), 6:40 a.m.

• 8th Avenue, 6:42 a.m.

• Church & Fox, 6:43 a.m.

• Russell Park, 6:45 a.m.

• Park & 9th, 6:48 a.m.

• Park & Salem (Old Roosevelt School), 6:50 a.m.

• Hilltop, Canaan & Gravity, 6:52 a.m.