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Frequently Asked Questions

Q:  How do I apply for free and reduced lunch for my student?

A:  For the 2023-2024 school year, all Hermiston School District schools will participate in the National School Lunch and School Breakfast Programs: the Community Eligibility Provision (CEP). HSD enrolled students may participate in these meal programs without having to pay for meals or submit an application.
Each enrolled student is eligible for one (1) no-cost breakfast and one (1) no-cost lunch per day. Students may purchase an additional breakfast and/or lunch, at the paid meal price adopted by the board.

Q:  How do I communicate a message to my student during the day?
A:  In order to protect the learning environment, we try to minimize interruptions to the classroom. Please call the main office at 541-667-6700 and we will contact the teacher during a break.

Q:  How do I contact the bus company?
A:  Transportation services for Hermiston School District are provided by First Student, a leading school transportation solutions provider in North America, helping school districts achieve their missions by providing the best start and finish to every school day.
Questions regarding student transportation? Please contact First Student at 541-656-1256.
Q:  Where do I go if I have a concern?
A;  The best advice is to contact the closest source. For instance, if your concern is about homework, leave a message for the teacher. If you are concerned with a playground safety issue, call the principal. If you are unsure, call the main office at 541-667-6700 and we will direct your call to the appropriate individual.