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Afternoon Dismissal Procedures for Car Riders

Dear Parents and Guardians,

In our efforts to ensure the safest, most effective conditions for our students, the following procedure for dismissal and afternoon pick-up is in effect:  

Beginning Tuesday, September 3, 2019, the main school entry point from Blakemore will be unavailable for parent pick up. This area will be blocked off each day at 2:30 p.m. All afternoon pick up traffic will need to enter the campus from the side entrance off Jahnke Road. This entry leads into the teachers' parking lot. 

From the point of entry, all motorists must drive ONLY to the right, remaining within the yellow lines and moving in a single file--NO DOUBLE PARKING or traveling in more than one lane. The traffic will then follow the outer lane, stopping at the hedge line, adjacent to Blakemore. Parents will wait in their vehicles until such time as school staff members indicate that they may move in front of the building for pick up. This will mean that only about four parents/vehicles at a time may be in the zone directly in front of the building. After parents have retrieved their child/children, they will be directed to travel back around and then exit from Jahnke Road. 

Encouraging your child to quickly exit the building in the afternoons will expedite this process. This system is a first come first serve, so those parents who have school pick ups at other locations for siblings may need to plan to be in the parent pick up line in a timely manner. 

We will have school staff on duty to assist with this process each day, and we thank you in advance for aiding us in navigating this procedure.

Finally, this procedure impacts afternoon dismissal only. The entry on Blakemore will be open and available for morning drop off.

Thank you for your support in adhering to this procedure.

Dr. Gaines