Here are some frequently asked questions as we prepare to open school next week:

What date does school start?

The first day of school for students is August 12th.  It will be a 9:30 a.m. start. We will have a 9:30 a.m. start time on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday next week.

What time does school begin and end (after the first week)?

On Monday-Thursday, school begins at 8:00 a.m. and ends at 3:30 p.m.  On Friday, school begins at 8:00 a.m. and ends at 2:30 p.m.  Students are encouraged to arrive no earlier than 7:45 a.m., unless they are eating breakfast.  Doors open at 7:30 a.m. for breakfast in the cafeteria.

Where can I find information about bus transportation?

Call Holiday Express at 308-384-1800 if your student plans to ride the bus and you have not yet been contacted by them.

Where can I find the school supply list?

The school supply list can be found on the school website - Blue Hill Elementary School Supply List

Will there be an Open House this year?

Due to Covid-19, we will not be having an Open House before school starts.

Where do students go when they arrive to school?

Students will go directly to their classrooms or to breakfast (in the cafeteria) upon entering the school. Lockers will not be used for the time being.

Who is my child’s homeroom teacher?

Kindergarten - Mrs. Allen

First Grade - Mrs. Mans

Second Grade - Ms. Peterson

Third Grade - Mr. Lonowski

Fourth Grade - Ms. Randall

(Fifth & Sixth Grade rotate and students have already received information on their homeroom teacher)

If you have any additional questions or concerns, feel free to contact Mrs. Toepfer, Elementary Principal at

We are so excited to welcome the kids back to school!!  See you on the 12th!