First Day Information For Parents: 

Arrival Procedures

Parents and Families will not be entering the building. There will be teachers to escort students in the classrooms on the first day.

We will not be taking temperatures this year.

In the carline in the morning, pull all the way forward to keep traffic going.

No student dropoff prior to 7:30. Please wait until staff is present before letting students out.

If students are tardy (arriving after 8:05) please walk them to the front door to check them in. There will be a grace period on this for the first several days. 

General  Information

Monday, August 16 is a 12:30 dismissal. Tuesday, August 17 will be a regular dismissal.

Transportation changes need to go through the office by phone. Teachers will NOT be able to make transportation changes through remind messages.

Kids Club will not start until Tuesday, August 17. Students must have a completed application to participate. Applications are available at the front desk.

All students should bring beach towels to eat outside.

Lunch is free to students-but we need you to fill out free and reduced lunch applications for funding and school needs.

No checkouts after 2:20

Dismissal Procedures

Carline: come through with your nametag in afternoon. Drive slowly to the numbered poles to meet your student 

Buses may run several minutes behind schedule as drivers learn the students that are on their route. In the afternoon buses 184 and 172 were merged. Some stops will be later than usual.



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Upcoming Events

August 30, 2022
Hearing Screenings
October 13, 2022
Vision Screening
November 10, 2022
Veteran's Day Program
Time: 1:00 pm - 1:25 pm

Contact Us

  • Junaluska Elementary
  • Alex Masciarelli, Principal
  • 2238 Asheville Rd. Waynesville, NC 28786
  • 828.456.2407
  • 828.456.2446