FAQ

School office hours and student hours

Office Hours -  8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Student School Day - 9:10 a.m. - 3:25 p.m.
 

 How do I register my student for Kindergarten?

Please contact the Central Registration Office to make an appointment.  610-630-5016

Who do I contact in the office?


Whitehall Elementary School - Main Number 610-630-6000

If you are calling about...

- bus problems or discipline, please ask for Mrs. Sondra Stoczko, Lead Teacher.

- medical problems or issues, please ask for Mrs. DiMartin, RN, Nurse.

- your child’s lunch account please, ask for Mrs. Lisa Kolenda.

- guidance counselor, please ask for  Mrs. Jana Hilton.

- registration or a change of address, please ask for Mrs. Floss Bilella.

- attendance, please ask for Mrs. Judy Slater.

- your child’s teacher, please ask for the teacher by name.

What do I do if my child will be late or absent?


If your child is late: A parent or guardian must report to the main office with the student, if arriving after 9:10 a.m. If the lateness was due to a doctors’visit or dentist appointment, please obtain a note from the doctor’s office to present to the office. The student will get a late slip from the office to be admitted to the classroom.
If your child is absent: Please fill out the Official Absence Excuse Card and send it in with your child.
 
Click here to download the Absence Excuse Card

Bus Information


If you need bus information, please call Transportation @ 610-630-50
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What is the Schools Dress Code?


Students should wear clothing that is appropriate to school activities, not disruptive of the school program, and consistent with reasonable standards of attire.
 
We enforce the following rules of dress:
 
No tank tops, muscle shirts, spaghetti straps (shoulders should be covered).
 
No short shorts (shorts when worn should be just above the knee).

Pants must fit so that they stay up at the waist.  (No underwear showing)
No excessive or unsafe jewelry.
 
Hats may not be worn inside the building by students.
 
Clothing/jewelry/wristbands with obscene or offensive words or pictures are not acceptable. 
Students may be sent home or a parent will be asked to bring appropriate clothing for their child. 

What if I want to take my child on a vacation during the school year?


We do not encourage extended vacations during the school year.  If you choose to take a family vacation during the school year, a Special Request for Absence for Student form must be obtained from the school office, completed and sent to the principal prior to the absence
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Click here to download the Special Request for Absence

Is there daycare at Whitehall?

The Extended School-day Children’s Center, Inc. provides child supervision from 7:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. every school day for our students.  The program is licensed by the Department of Welfare.  This is a private company and is not run by the Norristown Area School District.  Please call the ESCC office at 610-584-5420 for information about tuitions, schedules and program content.

What time is early dismissal and how often does it happen?

Early dismissal happens the first Tuesday of the month and the dismissal time is 12:20 at the Elementary Schools.

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