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Bell Schedules

Hillcrest Drive Elementary and Music Magnet will make every attempt to communicate special days and changes to the regular bell schedule early and often. Parents can always visit our school calendar and this page to stay abreast of changes as well. 
Regular Day Schedule
Description / Period Start Time End Time Length
Start/End 8:00 AM 2:25 PM 385 min
Recess 1 (grades K-2) 9:30 AM 9:50 AM 20 min
Recess 2 (grades 3-4) 9:55 AM 10:15 AM 20 min
Recess 3 (grade 5) 10:20 AM 10:40 AM 20 min
Lunch 1 (grades K, 1) 11:00 AM 11:40 AM 40 min
Lunch 2 (grades K, 2) 11:25 AM 12:05 PM 40 min
Lunch 3 (grades 3-4) 11:50 AM 12:30 PM 40 min
Lunch 4 (grade 5) 12:15 PM 12:55 PM 40 min
Banked-Time Tuesday Early Dismissal Schedule There are 26 banked-time early dismissal Tuesdays during the school year. Visit the school calendar here on the website to see when they occur.
Description / Period Start Time End Time Length
Start/End 8:00 AM 1:25 PM 325 min
Recess 1 (grades K-2) 9:30 AM 9:50 AM 20 min
Recess 2 (grades 3-4) 9:55 AM 10:15 AM 20 min
Recess 3 (grade 5) 10:20 AM 10:40 AM 20 min
Lunch 1 (grades K,1) 11:00 AM 11:40 PM 760 min
Lunch 2 (grades K,2) 11:25 AM 12:05 PM 40 min
Lunch 3 (grades 3-4) 11:50 AM 12:30 PM 40 min
Lunch 4 (grade 5) 12:15 PM 12:55 PM 40 min
Shortened Day Schedule The Shortened Day Schedule occurs during the two scheduled parent conference weeks of the school year to provide ample time for parents to meet with their child's teacher.
Description / Period Start Time End Time Length
Start/End 8:00 AM 1:50 PM 350 min
Recess 1 (K-2) 9:30 AM 9:50 AM 20 min
Recess 2 (3-4) 9:55 AM 10:15 AM 20 min
Recess 3 (5) 10:20 AM 10:40 AM 20 min
Lunch 1 (grades K, 1) 11:00 AM 11:40 AM 40 min
Lunch 2 (grades K, 2) 11:25 AM 12:05 PM 40 min
Lunch 3 (grades 3-4) 11:50 AM 12:30 PM 40 min
Lunch 4 (grade 5) 12:25 PM 12:55 PM 30 min
Minimum Day Schedule
Description / Period Start Time End Time Length
Start/End 8:00 AM 1:05 PM 305 min
Recess 1 (grades K-2) 9:30 AM 9:50 AM 20 min
Recess 2 (grades 3-4) 9:55 AM 10:15 AM 20 min
Recess 3 (grade 5) 10:20 AM 10:40 AM 20 min
Lunch 1 (grades K,1) 11:00 AM 11:30 AM 30 min
Lunch 2 (grades K, 2) 11:30 AM 12:00 PM 30 min
Lunch 3 (grades 3-4) 12:00 PM 12:30 PM 30 min
Lunch 4 (grade 5) 12:30 PM 1:00 PM 30 min
Inclement Weather Schedule Students will line up under the lunch pavilion, receive a tray, and eat lunch in the auditorium and/or at the lunch tables along the wall in the south lunch pavilion depending on the temperature. (If it’s too cold, students will eat inside the auditorium.) Supervision will be provided. Lunch periods will be 30 minutes. Each teacher will have a 30-minute duty free lunch break. The lunch schedules are as follows:
Description / Period Start Time End Time Length
Start/End 8:05 AM 2:30 PM 385 min
Grades K-2 Recess 9:30 AM 9:50 AM 20 min
Grades 3-4 Recess 9:55 AM 10:15 AM 20 min
Grade 5 Recess 10:20 AM 10:40 AM 20 min
K, 1 Lunch 11:00 AM 11:30 AM 30 min
K, 2 Lunch 11:40 AM 12:10 PM 30 min
3-4 Lunch 12:20 PM 12:50 PM 30 min
5 Lunch 1:00 PM 1:30 PM 30 min