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Bell Schedules and Lunch Waves

Westhill Beginning and End of Day

  • The warning bell rings at 7:20 AM and classes begin at 7:25 AM.
  • Dismissal will be at 2:05 PM.
  • On early release (half days) dismissal will be at 11:45 AM.
  • On days when the opening of school is delayed the warning bell will ring at 9:20 AM and classes will begin at 9:25 AM. Dismissal will be at 2:05 PM.
  • All Delayed Openings are 2 hours (120 minutes.)

Snow Days

When it is necessary to close or delay schools due to inclement weather, the announcement will be made on the district website and a variety of media AM/FM/Television:  WICC 600 AM, WGCH 1490 AM, WRKI 95.1 FM, WEFX 95.9 FM, WEZN 99.9 FM, WEBE 108 FM, WFSB Ch 3, Cablevision News 12, WTNH-TV Ch.8, WVIT Ch. 30


Link: District School Bell Times for Regular Day, Delayed Opening and Early Release Days

Westhill Bell Schedules


A picture of the WHS 2022-23 A/B block schedule start and stop times


 Printable Bell Schedules shared in Google Docs 

Westhill Lunch Waves

  • For 2023-24 there will be four lunch waves
    • First lunch: Students and Teachers eat lunch first. They will be dismissed from lunch to period three.
    • Second and Third lunch: Students and Teachers will start period three in class. They will be dismissed to lunch, and then return to period three to continue class.
    • Fourth lunch: Students and Teachers will start period three in class. They will be dismissed to lunch. At the end of fourth lunch students will be dismissed to period four.
  • 2023-2024 Lunch Waves
    • Wave 1 - Ag Sci, Visual and Performing Arts, Career Technical Education (CTE), All classes in the 100’s
    • Wave 2 - 500’s, 600’s

    • Wave 3 - World Language, English (except for classes in the 500s & 600s), 400’s (except for Social Studies classes)

    • Wave 4 - 300’s, PE, ROTC, Social studies (except for classes in the 500s & 600s)

    • Study Halls eat by the department of the primary teacher