Back-to-school starts next week

First-day bells ring next Wednesday; campus information included

The first day of school for Fredericksburg Independent School District will be Wednesday, Aug. 14.

Class start times and dismissal varies on each campus. Below are the schedules for each school campus.


Fredericksburg  Primary School

The Fredericksburg Primary School opens at 7:30 a.m. with classes running from 8 a.m.-3:30 p.m.

FPS is hosting a “Meet the Teacher” event Thursday, Aug. 8.

Parents with students entering PreK will be contacted by the teachers to set up individual meetings during the day. Kindergarten meetings will be from 5-6 p.m. and first grade from 6-7 p.m. at FPS.

The principal of FPS is Wendy Dietrich, and the vice principal is Blaine Hahn.

For additional enrollment information, call 830-997-7421.


Fredericksburg  Elementary School

Classes at Fredericksburg Elementary School will run from 8 a.m. until 3:40 p.m.

FES will be hosting a “Meet the Teacher” event for the upcoming school year today, Wednesday, Aug. 7.

Second and third grade students and parents may come to FES from 5-6 p.m., and fourth and fifth grade from 6-7 p.m.

The principal of FES is Monica Ward, and the vice principal is Kelli Rode.

For additional information, call 830-997-9595.


Stonewall Elementary School

Stonewall Elementary School will open for school hours at 7:50 a.m., and classes will run through 3:35 p.m.

SES has 91 students enrolled as of July 25.

A “Meet the Teacher” and an opportunity to meet the new principal will be held on Monday, Aug. 12 from 5-6 p.m.

Students will also be able to drop off their school supplies that afternoon.

A PTO Pool Party will follow at Jellystone Park from 6-8 p.m.

Back-to-School Night will be Wednesday, Aug. 28 at 5:30 p.m.

Teachers will be holding two sessions to accommodate for parents who have children in multiple grade levels.

The first session will be at 5:30 p.m. and the second session will be at 6:15 p.m.

The new principal of Stonewall Elementary is Amie Chalberg.

For more information. Call SES at 830-990-4599.   


Fredericksburg Middle School

Fredericksburg Middle School will be hosting a campus tour for newly registered students in FISD on Thursday, Aug. 8 at the FMS Office, at 1 p.m.

The principal at FMS is Sheryl Wallace. The assistant principals are Jeff Wanek and Marti Spruiell.

For addition information, contact FMS at 830-997-7657.


Fredericksburg  High School

Fredericksburg High School opens at 8:30 a.m., and classes run until 3:50 p.m.

FHS currently has 1,008 students enrolled with numbers expected to increase before the start of school.

An open house will be held at 6 p.m. Monday, Aug. 26 for students of all grades.

The bell schedule is as follows:


Fredericksburg High School

Bell schedule

•  1st period – 8:30-9:15 a.m.

•  2nd period – 9:19-10:11 a.m.

•  3rd period – 10:15-11:00 a.m.

•  4th period – 11:04-11:49 a.m.


‘A’ Lunch Schedule

•  Lunch – 11:49-12:34 p.m.

•  5th period – 12:38-1:23 p.m.


‘B’ Lunch Schedule

•  5th period – 11:53-12:38 p.m.

•  Lunch – 12:38-1:23 p.m.


•  6th period – 1:27-2:12 p.m.

•  7th period – 2:16-3:01 p.m.

•  8th period – 3:05-3:50 p.m.


The principal of FHS is Joe Gonzalez, and the vice principals are Chris Weirich and Sarah Southard.

For more information, call 830-997-9551.


Gillespie County  High School

Gillespie County High School currently has approximately 30 students expected to enroll.

Classes are expected to begin at 8 a.m.

The phone number for GCHS is 830-990-4598.

Fredericksburg Standard

P.O. Box 1639
Fredericksburg, TX 78624-4228