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School Opening Information

The beginning of the school year is quickly approaching and we are all excited to see you soon!  Here are a few things to keep in mind…

Meet & Greet

Wednesday, August 29th 1:30 – 3:00pm

Teachers will be available in their classrooms for you to drop by and meet them.


Bus Safety

Wednesday, August 29th 3:30 – 4:00pm

Kindergarten and first grade students who are new to the school can participate in a bus safety presentation that will end with a bus ride around the town.


First Day of School

Thursday, August 30th

First bell is at 8:05am; tardy bell is at 8:15am.

If you are transporting your child to school, please do not arrive at the school before 7:50am.

Afternoon dismissal – first bus and parent pick up bell is at 2:45pm; playground dismissal bell is at 3:00pm.


Bus Routes

The Candia School District contracts bus services with Student Transportation of America (Goffstown Truck/Bus Company).  The schedule will be posted on our transportation page no later than Monday, August 20, 2018.  If you have questions about the bus schedule, please call the bus company directly at (603) 222-2248.


School Lunch Program

The school lunch program is available for students in grades K-8.  Lunch is $2.85; Milk is $.50; and breakfast is $1.50.  Please see our Nutrition Services page for more information.


High School Bus Passes

High school bus passes may be purchased at the Moore School beginning Monday, August 20th (Checks payable to the Candia School District).  Round trip passes – $75.00 per semester; One way passes (AM or PM) – $37.50 per semester.

If you would like to save time when picking up your ticket at the school, please complete this form and allow 1 full business day for the processing of your pass.  Please call the Moore School at (603) 483-2251 with any questions.


School Picture Day

Wednesday, September 5th



Open House for Grades 7 & 8

Tuesday, September 11th 6:00 – 7:00pm

Come learn about the 7th and 8th grade curriculum and what your child’s day looks like at school.  This will also be a time for talking about the use of Chromebooks at school and at home.


Open House for Grades K – 6

Tuesday, September 25th 5:00 – 7:00pm

Come learn about the curriculum and what your child’s day looks like at school.  School and community activities will have representatives in the gym from 5:00 – 7:00pm.  Classroom presentations will take place at 5:30 for grades K & 1; 6:00 for grades 2 & 3; and 6:30 for grades 4-6.  Please see the Open House Notice for more information.

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