School Hours

OJCS Day-at-a-Glance

  • Period Time
  • Entry 8:30 am
  • 1 8:45 - 9:30 am
  • 2 9:30 - 10:10 am
  • Outdoor recess for Grades 1-5 & Continue Period 2 for Grades 6-8 10:10 - 10:45 am
  • Nutrition Break / Tefilah 10:45 - 11:05 am
  • 3 11:05 - 11:45 am
  • 4 11:45 - 12:25 pm
  • 5 12:25 - 1:05 pm
  • Nutrition Break 1:05 - 1:25 pm
  • Recess 1:25 - 1:45 pm
  • 6 1:45 - 2:25 pm
  • 7 2:25 - 3:05 pm
  • 8 3:05 - 3:45 pm
Early Friday Shabbat Dismissal

2:00 p.m. dismissal:   Nov. 10, 17, 24: Dec. 1, 8, 15, 22: Jan. 12
2:30 p.m. dismissal:   January 19, 26, February 2
3:00 p.m. dismissal:   November 3, February 9
3:30 p.m. dismissal:   October 27, March 2, 9

Individual Class Schedules

Kindergarten Arrival

  • Arrival – between 8:30 a.m.- 8:45 a.m. & dropped off – fenced playground area
  • Parents will be contacted if students arrive late more than three times in a term.

Grades 1-8 Arrival

  • Arrival is at 8:30 a.m. 
  • Children are expected to be in class and ready to learn by 8:45 a.m. 

Early Supervised Drop-Off

  • OJCS has early supervision for a cost of $3.50 per child per day – begins at 7:30
    a.m.
  • Children must be registered. Please contact the office for information.

Tardiness

  • Punctuality and conscientious attendance are expected..
  • Parents will be contacted if students arrive late more than three times in a term.
  • Consequences for chronic tardiness may include detention, suspension or failure to
    be promoted to the next grade. 

Late Arrival / Early Dismissal

  • Students arriving late to school must obtain a late pass from the office.
  • If your child is required to leave early, a note must be given to the teacher by your
    child, stating the dismissal time.
  • At the appointed time, you may collect your child from the school office, where
    he/she must be signed out.
  • Parents are not permitted to go to the child’s class unless invited.
  • Please make all your pick-up arrangements with your child prior to the school day.
  • The school office is too busy to forward messages to students, unless they are
    emergencies.

Absences and Appointments

For procedures and policies on dealing with absences and student appointments please reference the OJCS Parent Handbook found here.