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All students, grades PK-5, enter the building at 7:30 a.m., once the bell rings. Students will line up by grade level under the canopy and will enter through the front door of the building, by grade level. Students will walk on the right side of the hallway as they go to their classes. Breakfast is provided for all students, in their classrooms. Instruction begins at 7:45 a.m.
*In inclement weather, students line up by grade level, in the lobby area and will be monitored by a staff member.
Announcements begins at 1:45 p.m. Student movement begins at 1:50 p.m. Teachers line up their students in the following order: Bus riders, Car/Dare Care riders and Walkers. Teachers will escort their students to their designated dismissal area. Primary students (PreK-2 grades) are dismissed and escorted first. Afterwards, Intermediate students are dismissed and escorted by their teachers. Students are dropped off at the following areas:
Students enter through the front half of the multipurpose room, entering through the first door.
Students enter through the back half of the multipurpose room, entering through the second set of doors.
Parents, who have completed an informational form, will be given a number to display in their cars. They can drive around in the circle, remain in their cars, and their children will be released to them, from the cafeteria. Car riders will be dismissed at the side door, nearest the cafeteria.
Bus riders and Daycare Van riders will be called individually by bus number and daycare name. They will be dismissed out the front door. Daycare Van staff will sign out and pick up students from the front door of the school.
Students being picked up by parents or daycare van, must be signed out. No exceptions.
Students will line up on the left side of the main hallway, near the lobby area. At 1:55 p.m., the walkers will be dismissed out the front door of the school.
Students will be released to the Media center with the Alphabest staff.
Pre-Kindergarten and Kindergarten bus and daycare van riders are escorted down the main hallway. They will sit in the hallway, near the main office and will be dismissed from there. The remaining Pre-Kindergarten and Kindergarten parent pick up students will be dismissed from the Kindergarten wing. Parents will pick up students from the second main doors, closest to the staff parking lot. Students being picked up by parents or daycare van, must be signed out. No exceptions.
At 2:15 p.m., the remaining students will be escorted to the lobby area for late pickups. Parents will need to ring the bell and come into the office to sign out their children. Late bus students will remain in the cafeteria until the bus arrive.
*Any changes made to how a student is dismissed from school, must be made in writing from the parent. No exceptions.
Parents who desire to pick up their children early from school, must do so before 1:30 p.m. Parents must present their government issued Identification Card (ID) to the secretary, which will be scanned using the Raptor system and/or using the student’s cumulative file. Once verified, the student/s will be called to the office for dismissal. Any adult, other than the parent, picking up a student for early dismissal must be listed on the student’s emergency information card and the individual must present a government issued Identification Card (ID) to the secretary. No exceptions.
Any parent request for an individual, not listed on the student’s emergency information card, to pick up a student, must be made in writing. No exceptions.
Students will not be released to individuals, under the age of 18.
Students who stay after school for extracurricular programs, are to report to the multipurpose room during dismissal and wait for the group sponsor. Students will remain there from 1:55 p.m. until after dismissal, at 2:15 p.m.
Parents who pick up students from after school programs, must come into the building to sign the student out. Consent must be provided by the parent, if the student is to walk home from an after-school program.