Back to School: School Year Information and Resources

  • students loading onto school bus

    Welcome to our Back-to-School webpage, your resource for all the essential information you need to navigate the upcoming academic year!

    As we eagerly prepare to welcome students back into the bustling halls of learning, we understand the importance of equipping parents with the necessary knowledge and support to ensure a successful educational journey. Here, you will find comprehensive details about key dates, school policies, curriculum updates, extracurricular activities, and much more.

    Have a question that isn't answered here? Call us at the Bliss Educational Services Center, 715-345-5456 or email,

    Our goal is to foster a strong partnership between home and school, empowering you to actively engage in your child's education. We're looking forward to an exciting adventure of learning, growth, and achievement together! 

  • First Day of School

    August 29: First Day of School/Orientation
    K, 7th grade and 10th grade

    September 3: First Day of School 
    All students 4K-12 

    School Day Start and Dismissal 

    4K Program Class Times 

    Elementary School Hours:
    8:45 a.m. - 3:35 p.m.  

    • Bannach 
    • Jefferson
    • Kennedy 
    • Madison 
    • McDill
    • McKinley
    • Plover-Whiting
    • Roosevelt 
    • Washington

    Junior High School Hours:
    7:45 a.m. - 2:55 p.m.  

    • Ben Franklin 
    • P.J. Jacobs

    Point of Discovery School Hours:
    7:38 a.m. - 2:43 p.m.

    SPASH School Hours:
    7:35 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

    Charles Fernandez Center School Hours:
    8:00 a.m. - 2:40 p.m. 


2024-25 Back to School Information

  • Share your Back-to-School photos on your first day! 

    Help us kick off the 2023-24 school year by sharing your first day pics!

    Download a Back to School 2023-24 sign, take a photo and post it on social media with #PointProud to be featured on our channels! 

    All grade levels, PNG version; (Click on the link to view, download, then print!): 

    Staff members, we want to see your photos too! Download the Back to School staff sign and share it using #PointProud: 

    Having trouble accessing your grade file? Please email Director of Communications Sarah O'Donnell at to get your sign emailed to you directly.