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Barrackville Elementary and Middle School Arrival and Dismissal Procedures

Welcome Back Bisons!   We are excited to get started on a new school year!  Below we have listed the arrival and dismissal procedures for this school year.  These procedures are in place for the safety and security of our students.  If you have any questions, please call Ms. Bombard or Mrs. Episcopo. 

Protocols for Parents in the Building, Mask Wearing and Arrival/Dismissal Procedures

IF A PARENT NEEDS TO PICK UP A STUDENT FOR AN APPOINTMENT OR DUE TO SICKNESS- THEY MUST CALL THE MAIN OFFICE WHEN THEY ARRIVE AND SCHOOL PERSONNEL WILL GIVE THEM FURTHER DIRECTION BEFORE ENTERING THE BUILDING.

IF A STUDENT NEEDS TO ARRIVE LATE TO SCHOOL- THE PARENT MAY PULL INTO THE FRONT OF THE BUILDING AND CALL THE MAIN OFFICE AND SCHOOL PERSONNEL WILL GIVE THEM FURTHER DIRECTION BEFORE ENTERING THE BUILDING.

 ARRIVAL – STUDENTS WILL NOT BE PERMITTED IN THE BUILDING UNTIL 8AM-DOORS WILL REMAIN LOCKED.

PARENTS ARE NOT PERMITTED TO ENTER THE SCHOOL OR WALK STUDENTS INTO THE SCHOOL.  Pre-k and K PARENTS MAY ACCOMPANY THEIR CHILD INTO THE SCHOOL ON THE FIRST DAY ONLY

PARENT DROP OFF WILL OCCUR IN THE METHODIST CHURCH PARKING LOT BEGINNING AT 8 AM ONLY.

THE FRONT LOOP IS FOR BUS ARRIVAL ONLY- PARENTS ARE NOT PERMITTED TO DROP OFF THIS IN AREA.

ALL ELEMENTARY STUDENTS WILL ENTER THROUGH THE MAIN ENTRANCE OF THE BUILDING BEGINNING AT 8AM AND REPORT TO HOMEROOM

ALL MIDDLE SCHOOL STUDENTS WILL ENTER THROUGH THE ANNEX SIDE OF THE BUILDING BEGINNING AT 8AM AND REPORT TO HOMEROOM

IF STUDENTS NEED A GRAB AND GO BREAKFAST – THOSE STUDENTS WILL ENTER THROUGH THE OUTSIDE CAFETERIA RAMP TO GET BREAKFAST THEN PROCEED TO HOMEROOM IMMEDIATELY

 DISMISSAL- 

BUS DEPARTURE BEGINS AT 3:08

PARENT PICK UP BEGINS AT 3:12

WALKERS ARE DISMISSED AT 3:20

THE FRONT LOOP OF THE SCHOOL WILL BE CLOSED TO ALL TRAFFIC BEGINNING AT 2:45 PM.  PARENTS ARE ADVISED TO AVOID COMING TO THE SCHOOL TO PICK UP STUDENTS AFTER 2:30 PM DUE TO NEW DISMISSAL PROCEDURES.

BUS STUDENTS WILL BEGIN DISMISSAL AS BUSSES ARRIVE AT 3:08 PM TO THE MAPLE AVENUE SIDE OF THE BUILDING.  PARKING IS PROHIBITTED ON MAPLE AVENUE DURING DISMISSAL DUE TO BUS ARRIVAL AND DEPARTURE. PLEASE KEEP THIS AREA CLEAR.

PARENT PICK UP WILL BE IN THE FRONT LOOP OF THE SCHOOL IN TWO LANES OF TRAFFIC.  PARENTS MUST IN A VEHICLE AND NO PARENTS WILL BE PERMITTED TO WALK UP TO THE BUILDING TO RETRIEVE STUDENTS.  PARENTS WILL BE GIVEN A STUDENT CARD TO PLACE IN THEIR DASHBOARD AND STUDENTS WILL BE CALLED AS PARENTS ARRIVE.

THE FRONT LOOP WILL BE BLOCKED OFF UNTIL 2:45 PM.  PLEASE DO NOT BLOCK TRAFFIC ON PIKE STREET.  IF YOU ARE EARLY, PLEASE PARK IN ONE OF THE CHURCH PARKING LOTS UNTIL PICK UP STARTS.

SCHOOL PERSONNEL THAT WORK PARENT PICK UP ARE FAMILIAR WITH PARENTS AND GRANDPARENTS THAT ROUTINELY PICK UP STUDENTS.  IF YOU HAVE SOMEONE ELSE PICKING UP YOUR STUDENTS YOU MUST 1. SEND A NOTE WITH YOUR CHILD SPECIFYING WHO IS PICKING THE UP.  2. THE PERSON PICKING THEM UP MUST HAVE A NOTE FROM YOU SAYING THEY HAVE YOUR PERMISSION. 3. THE INDIVIDUAL PICKING YOUR CHILD UP MUST BE LISTED ON THEIR SCHOOL FORM AS AN ADULT ABLE TO PICK THEM UP.  IF THESE THREE CRITERIA ARE NOT MET, DISMISSAL WILL BE DELAYED UNTIL WE MAKE CONTACT WITH YOU/PARENT/GUARDIAN. 

WALKERS ARE NOT PERMITTED TO WALK TO VEHICLES IN THE PARKING LOTS.  WALKERS ARE STUDENTS WHO WALK UNACCOMPANIED HOME.  STUDENTS WHO HAVE YOUNGER SIBLINGS WILL GO TO THE ELEMENTARY HOMEROOM TO RETRIEVE THEIR YOUNGER SIBLINGS.  STUDENTS ARE NOT PERMITTED TO WAIT OUTSIDE. 

  We appreciate your commitment to your child’s education and safety.   We are excited to get started on a new school year!  As always, if you any have questions, please feel free to email your child’s teacher on Livegrades or call the office to speak with our Principal, Ms. Vicki Bombard or our Assistant Principal, Mrs. Sarah Episcopo.  

Welcome Back Bisons!  We are proud to have you part of our HERD!