Important back to school info

Important back to school info
Posted on 08/08/2019
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The 2019-2020 school year starts on Thursday, September 5. Kindergarten begins on Tuesday, Sept 10. We hope your students are eager to start another successful year. Here is some helpful information as we get ready for the start of the year. 

Elementary Supply Lists

Lists are posted on school websites: 

Fidalgo Supplies 

Island View Supplies 

Mt Erie Supplies 

Whitney Supplies 

School Schedules 

We have moved our secondary schools to a later start time, and aligned our elementary schedules. We have also moved to early-release Wednesdays, instead of late-start. 

2019-20 School Schedules


Start Time

End Time

Early-Release Wednesday

Fidalgo Elementary

9:05 AM

3:35 PM

2:35 PM

Mount Erie Elementary

9:00 AM

3:30 PM

2:30 PM

Island View Elementary

9:05 AM

3:35 PM

2:35 PM

Whitney Early Childhood Center

9:10 AM

3:40 PM

2:40 PM

Anacortes Middle School

8:00 AM

2:40 PM

1:40 PM

Anacortes High School

8:05 AM

2:45 PM

1:45 PM

Cap Sante High School

8:05 AM

2:35 PM


Elementary Placement 

Emails will be going out on Friday, 8/16 to let families know about their elementary placement. Teacher placement emails will be going out on Monday, 8/26. If you have questions, please contact Wendy Durham, Teaching and Learning Assistant at 360-503-1212 or

Orientation & Meet & Greets 

August 26-27: AHS Seahawk Startup 

August 27: AMS WEB Orientation - 9 a.m. - noon 

August 27: 8th Grade Open House - 6-9 p.m. 

August 28: 7th Grade Open House - 6-9 p.m. 

August 29: 6th Grade Open House - 6-9 p.m. 

Sept 4: Elementary Meet & Greets - 3:30-5:30 p.m. 

Annual District Mailing 

The annual district mailing, which includes the handbook, student art calendar, transportation handbook, and free & reduced meal forms will be sent to families on August 19. We send one packet per household to the primary contact. Additional student art calendars are available at the district office for $10 each. 

Please contact the Superintendent’s Office if you don't receive a packet: (360) 503-1211 or 

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