Frequently Asked Questions

What time does school begin and end?
School hours are 7:50-2:35.

At what time may I drop my child off at school?
Students may be dropped off on the playground no earlier than 7:30.

What time does school get out on an Early Release Day?
12:35

What time does school start when there is a Delayed Opening Day?
9:50

What are the hours of the school office?
7:30-3:30

Where do I need to go upon entering the school?
Please check in at the office.

What do I need to do if my child is going to be absent from school?
Please call the school at 485-9539 to let the office know your child is going to be absent.  An answering machine is also available to leave a message before school hours.

What do I need to do if I am going to pick my child up early from school?
Please send a note to school with your child noting the time when your child will be picked up and if they will be returning to school.  You will need to come to the office to sign your child out.

What do I need to do if I am bringing my child to school late?
You do not need to bring your child into the office.  Your child should sign in at the office if they come in late.

What do I need to do if I am picking my child up after school instead of having them take the bus home?
You do not need to send a note into school.  Simply have your child meet you in the pick up area on the left side of the school by the playground.

Do fifth graders move from subject to subject as a group?
Yes, for the most part, fifth graders change classes together.  Classes are then mixed in grades 6-8.

Are children allowed to have a snack at school?
Yes, we encourage students to bring a healthy snack to eat in the morning during class.

What supplies does my child need for school?
Supply lists are posted on the school website at the end of the summer.  It is a good idea to replenish school supplies during the year as needed.  Students go through an enormous amount of pencils!

What do I do if my child loses his/her planner?
Contact the office.  You may purchase another planner for $5.00.

Who do I make lunch checks out to?
Make checks payable to Pembroke Lunch Program.  More information about our lunch program is available on the school website under Lunch Menu button.

What is the best way to contact my child’s teachers?
Teachers’ email addresses are on the school website under the About Us tab.  The school phone number is 485-9539.

How do I check the daily homework online?
Homework assignments are listed on the school website under the Homework Pages Button.

How do I get my child’s student ID number?
Call the school, and we can give you that information.

How do I access the Parent Portal to see my child’s grades?
Directions for accessing the Parent Portal are on the school website under the Parent Information tab.

How do I find out about extracurricular activities at T.R.S.?
Information about extracurricular activities is on the school website under the Athletics/Co-Curriculars tab. Here you will find a description of each activity, including which grades are eligible to participate and the contact information for the advisor/coach if you have further questions.

How does my child get a lock for his/her locker?
Only locks rented from the office are allowed on school lockers.  A lock may be rented from the office for $5.00 a year.  The $5.00 will be returned to your child when the lock is returned to the office at the end of the year.

Is my child allowed to take another bus home to a friend’s house?
Children are not allowed to switch busses.  With a note from a parent, children are allowed to get off at another stop on their own bus.

Does T.R.S. offer after-school care?
There is no after-school care at T.R.S.  However, the Suncook Boys and Girls Club runs a bus from T.R.S. to Armand R. Dupont School in Allenstown.  Paperwork is available in the T.R.S. office.  For more information, call 224-1061 or look under the Community tab on our website.

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