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Mountain Way School Hours

GRADES K, 1, 2

Regular Hours:  8:20 am - 2:50 pm
Early Dismissal:  8:20 am - 12:45 pm
Delayed Opening:  10:20 am - 2:50 pm
Regular Hours:  8:45 am - 1:45 pm
Early Dismissal:  8:45 am - 11:15 am
Delayed Opening:  10:45 am - 1:45 pm
Grade 2 Lunch:  11:30 am
Grade 1 Lunch:  12:00 pm
Grade K Lunch:  12:30 pm      

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  • *Students cannot be dropped off before 8:00 am unless they participate in the before-care through the YMCA.  Especially with the cold weather, the doors to the school do not open until 8:00 am.  It is critical the students remain supervised by a parent until that time.  They will not be permitted in the school or on the playground prior to that time.
    *Please follow our drop-off rules.  If you wish to walk your child up the hill (even a little bit), you must park outside of the drop-off zone.  When cars remain in the drop-off zone unattended, it creates traffic problems throughout that section of Mountain Way. 
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Welcome to Mountain Way School

A Welcome Message from the Principal 
 *Where the stars of tomorrow shine brightly today*
 Mountain Way School is an early childhood learning community serving the needs of Morris Plains’ children in preschool through second grade. Our school philosophy embraces each child entering school and recognizes his or her unique needs, abilities, aptitudes, and interests. A creative, caring, and competent professional staff encourages every child to learn, grow, and flourish within a challenging yet supportive environment. Children develop positive self-esteem coupled with a love for learning, acquisition of knowledge, and problem solving skills.  We look forward to partnering with you through your child's early school experience.  For more information about out school or programs, please contact Lindsay Vieira, Principal at 973-538-0339 x1 or