School Hours, Delays, and Closings

Morning Bell: 8:53 am
Dismissal: 3:23 pm


Early Morning Drop off is available at Seth Boyden through the South Mountain YMCA. Please contact Tommy Donaldson, YMCA School Age Child Care Director, at 973-762-4145 ext 15.


Students will be sent to the office if their caregiver has not arrived on time. Please call the school at 973-378-5209 if your child will be absent.


Early Morning School Closings

  • Occurs before the start of school
  • Determined by inclement weather conditions (snow, ice)
  • The district typically makes automated calls for snow days or delayed openings

Delayed Openings

  • Grades K-5 report to school at 10:53am
  • Determined by inclement weather conditions that are expected to clear (snowy roads)
  • No morning drop off program at Seth Boyden
  • Buses pick up 2 hours later than regularly scheduled
  • Calls to homes will not be made by the PTA or school staff


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