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Dear Manuel F. Hernandez Families,

It is a pleasure to welcome you back to Manuel F. Hernandez for the 2022-2023 school year. We are excited and looking forward to partnering with you to ensure a productive and successful year.


Visalia Unified School District has sent you information with your child’s class assignments. Names of students and their class assignments will not be posted at the school.


Thursday, August 11th: FIRST DAY OF SCHOOL.

        • The office opens at 7:30 am and students may arrive on campus starting at 7:30 am. Breakfast will be served from 7:45 am- 8:00 am. Supervision will be provided in the cafeteria until 8:00.
        • Thursday, August 11th Morning Drop off: All Parents are welcome to come on campus with their student and walk them to class.
        • Friday, August 12th Morning Drop off: Only Kindergarten parents are able to come on campus and walk in with their student.


The bell for Kindergarten-6th grades rings at 8:10. Instructions begins promptly at 8:15 am.

Daily schedules are:

        • Kindergarten-3rd grades:             8:10 am-2:08 pm
        • Grades 4th -6th grades:               8:10 am- 3:02 pm
        • Wednesdays:                             All grades dismissed at 2:08 pm


Student Drop Off: #3 gates will be used in the morning

        • Gate #1- South End of front parking lot, next to kinder area wall
        • Gate #3- Main gate next to front office
        • Gate #4 – Behind Cafeteria; Off Ferguson St.

Student Dismissal: Kinder-3rd Grade

        • Gate #1:   Kinder Classes (Mrs. Lopez, Ms. Moreno, Mrs. Johnson)

  2nd grade- (Mrs. Correa, Mrs. Padilla)


        • Gate #2:  1st Grade (Mrs. White, Ms. Bellin, Mrs. Boyle)

          2nd Grade (Mrs. Hernandez, Mrs. Woodbury)


        • Gate #3:     3rd Grade (Ms. Reynoso, Mrs. Isaak, Ms. Buller)


        • Gate #4: Kinder Classes (Mrs. DiMeo, Ms. Garcia)


Student Dismissal: 4th- 6th Grade

        • Gate #3:  6th Grade (Mrs. Sanchez-Hernandez)
        • Gate #4: 4th Grade (Mr. Sawatsky, Ms. Garcia, Mrs. Servadio, Mrs. Saucedo)

         5th Grade- Ms. H. Sandoval

        • Gate #5: 5th Grade (Mrs. Schultz, Mrs. B. Sandoval)

             6th Grade (Mrs. Bockman, Mr. Hernandez, Mr. Benavides)