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Hood River County School District is excited to welcome students and staff to school campuses. The first day of school for many students is Monday, Aug. 28, 2023. Please see below for the first week of school schedule. For the daily schedule, please visit this webpage.
First Week of School ScheduleElementary Kindergarten
Cascade Locks, May Street, Mid Valley, Westside Elementary Schools: Family interviews on Monday, Aug. 28, and Tuesday, Aug. 29; 1/2 of kindergarten students for a full day on Wednesday, Aug. 30, and 1/2 of kindergarten students for a full day on Thursday, Aug. 31; First full day for all kindergarten students on Friday, Sept. 1.Parkdale Elementary School: 1/2 of kindergarten students for a full day on Monday, Aug. 28, and 1/2 of kindergarten students for a full day on Tuesday, Aug. 29; Family interviews on Wednesday, Aug. 30, and Thursday, Aug. 31. First full day for all kindergarten students on Friday, Sept. 1.Hood River Options Academy: First full day for kindergarten students on Friday, Sept. 1.All elementary school students, first grade through fifth grade, start school on Monday, Aug. 28.Wy'east Middle SchoolSixth grade students start on Monday, Aug. 28All students start on Tuesday, Aug. 29Hood River Middle SchoolSixth grade students start on Monday, Aug. 28, for WEB day (includes any new seventh or eighth grade students)All students start on Tuesday, Aug. 29Hood River Valley High SchoolPlease visit this HRVHS webpage for schedule information.*The start dates may vary for incoming kindergarten students, incoming sixth grade students, and high school students. Please pay attention to communication from your school principal.
All enrolled elementary and middle school students are provided with school supplies at their neighborhood schools. High school teachers will share a school supply list with students and parents to help them prepare for the upcoming school year.
Students at Cascade Locks, Mid Valley, and Parkdale Elementary Schools, along with Wy'east Middle School, receive free school meals (breakfast and lunch). Students at May Street and Westside Elementary Schools, along with Hood River Middle School and Hood River Valley High School need to complete a free and reduced meal application this year. For more information, please visit the Nutrition Services department webpage.
The school district provides transportation to all enrolled students if they need it. The bus routes are posted on this webpage. Please complete the new student enrollment form or the returning student registration form to request transportation services. To find those forms, please visit the enrollment webpage.
Hood River County School District welcomes volunteers to its schools for the upcoming school year. Please visit this webpage to learn more about the volunteer application process.