Arrival for all walkers at both the Main site and the 6:1:1 site will take place at beginning 8:10am for all students. Please do not arrive early as it is difficult to social distance around the building. All bus students will be met by staff members who will greet the students as they arrive. Staff will escort students to the gymnasium to wait to be escorted to their respective classrooms or line up.
If you walk your child to school, drop off will be in various locations, indicated below. Please wait outside with your child until a staff member arrives and never leave your child unaccompanied as we will be doing temperature checks during this time. It is important to make certain that you and your child/ren are practicing social distancing during arrival and dismissal. You will find signage that informs you of where to stand for morning line up and students will return to the same place for afternoon dismissal. Please follow the signage details as well as the following instruction of support staff.
6:1:1 Students arriving with parents will wait at the Carlton Street entrance no earlier than 8:10am. Staff will greet
parents at the doors and escort students to the classrooms. At the 6:1:1 site, students are escorted to and from any transition points at all times.
During this time, parents will not be permitted to enter the school building.
Arrival: PreK students will arrive at the doors on Denton Place closest to Carroll Street. Teachers will greet families
outside and instruct students and parents with next steps. During the first few days of school, ONE parent will be
permitted to accompany their child/ren to the classroom in the morning only. Dismissal: PreK students will be dismissed from the same doors as arrival. Dismissal will begin at 2:20 pm. Please wait at the doors for the teaching staff to arrive. Once a member of the staff has identified you, your child will be escorted to you. Parents will not enter the building at this time.
Arrival: Kindergarten students will be greeted by the staff at the doors on Denton Place closest to 1st street. Teachers will greet families outside and instruct students and parents with next steps.
Dismissal: Kindergarten students will be dismissed from the same doors as arrival. Dismissal will begin at 2:20 pm. There are three classes dismissing at the same time, please be extra patient as we navigate this the first few days. Teachers in each classroom will provide you with further instructions. Please stand away from the doors to allow children to travel to their dismissal area with physical distancing being a priority at all times.
Arrival: 1st Grade students will be greeted by the staff at the doors closest to the school yard on Whitwell Place.
Students will line up along the wall and wait until a staff member arrives. Students will be escorted to their classrooms by a staff member. Dismissal: 1st Grade students will be dismissed from the same doors (Whitwell Place) as entry. Dismissal will begin at 2:20 pm. Please wait for your child in the same area as the morning arrival being mindful of physical distance requirements.
Arrival: 2nd, 3rd, 4th, and 5th grade students will arrive and go to their respective area in the school yard. Please
look for signage to direct you to the correct waiting area. Students will be expected to line up and remain 6 feet apart at all times. Parents will not be permitted to wait in the gates at line up.. Dismissal: for grades 2-5 will be in the same place as arrival. Please make sure to arrive at the school no later than 2:20pm.
Things to keep in mind:
● It is important to be patient during arrival and dismissal. It will take us extra time to get students in and out while
following the physical distance guidelines and all other safety procedures.
● Be on time for arrival and dismissal! School begins at 8:10am and ends at 2:30pm. It is important to be on time
because teachers are required to return to their classrooms by 2:30pm.
● Parents are asked to make certain that physical distancing requirements are practiced during all arrival and
● Students must be on time daily. Arrival doors and gates will close at 8:15am. Late arriving students will go tho the front doors and wait outside until a staff member arrives. Please call the main office and let them know that you
are arriving late.
● Main entrance doors: Please do not enter the main doors. Call the main office and wait outside. The main office number is 718-624-5271. At our 6:1:1 site, please call the main office at 718-858-6291.