PS 29 John M. Harrigan School | 425 Henry St | Brooklyn, NY 11201 | (718) 330-9277800-123-456
 

ARRIVAL AND DISMISSAL PROCEDURES

ARRIVAL AND DISMISSAL PROCEDURES FOR THE 2015-16 SCHOOL YEAR

Please take a moment to read all the information related to your child’s grade. 

Doors to school open at 8:28 AM. 

For EARLY drop-off: FREE breakfast is available to all children in the cafeteria, every day, starting at 7:30 AM and ending at 8:10 AM

Pre-Kindergarteners: 

* Pre-K -311 ONLY, please go in through the Kane Street door to the third floor. * Pre-K 113 and Pre-K 223 should enter the school through the main entrance on Henry Street. We ask that you do not block the doors to the school building as you wait for our security agent to open the doors. We need to allow for access into and out of the building, and thus we ask that you wait on the sidewalk.

For the first two days ONLY please follow the phase-in schedule outlined in the letter you received.

Wednesday, September 9, 2015

Group A: 9– 10:30 AM
Group B: 11:00 – 12:30 PM

Thursday, September 10, 2015

The entire class attends
9:00 – 11:30 AM

*Please join us after drop-off on Thursday, September 10th for our talk Adjusting to the First Days of School in the school’s auditorium at 9 AM.

Friday, September 11, 2015

First full day of Pre-K –the entire class attends:

8:30 to 2:45 PM

Starting Friday, September 11:  Doors to the school open at 8:28 AM. Parents and caregivers must drop off at (8:28) and pick up (2:45) their children at their classrooms. Again, we ask that you do not block the doors to the school building as you wait for our security agent to open the doors for arrival and dismissal. We need to allow for access into and out of the building, and thus we ask that you wait on the sidewalk.

Pre-K -311 ONLY, please go in through the Kane Street door to the third floor at drop-off. You will need to enter through the main entrance for pick-up.

Please note that parents will not be allowed into the school or school lobby before the doors open at 8:28AM in the morning and 2:45 PM in the afternoon.

NEW POLICY: Please also note that if you are picking up another child in grades 1-5, we ask that you exit the building through the front and walk around the school building to the school yard where students in grades 1-5 are picked up. Families should not walk through the school building directly into the school yard as classes are being dismissed at that time.Further, parents/caregivers may not re-enter the school building through the school yard doors. Parents and caregivers must walk around the school building and use the front entrance where our security guard is stationed  in order to enter the school building. This is for the safety of our students and staff members.*

Kindergarteners:

Please enter through the main entrance on Henry Street and go up the main staircase to the second floor. Doors to the school open at 8:28 AM. We ask that you do not block the doors to the school building as you wait for our security agent to open the doors for arrival and dismissal. We need to allow for access into and out of the building, and thus we ask that you wait on the sidewalk.

For the first day of school ONLY, Kindergarten will have a half-day from 8:30 AM to 11:50 AM. Parents and caregivers drop off and pick-up directly in classrooms.

Starting September 10th, parents and caregivers must drop off  (8:30) and pickup (2:45) their children directly from their classrooms.

*Please note that parents will not be allowed into the school or school lobby before the doors open at 8:28 in the morning, and 2:45 in the afternoon. NEW POLICY: Please also note that if you are picking up another child in grades 1-5, we ask that you exit the building through the front and walk around the school building to the school yard where students in grades 1-5 are picked up. Families should not walk through the school building directly into the school yard. Further, parents/caregivers may not re-enter the school building through the school yard doors. Parents and caregivers must walk around the school building and use the front entrance where our security guard is stationed  in order to enter the school building. This is for the safety of our students and staff members.*

 

1st Graders:

Arrival: 8:30 AM / Dismissal: 2:50 PM

Please enter through the school doors on Baltic Street and go to the 3rd floor. Doors will open at 8:28 AM and close at 8:35 AM. For the first three days of school (September 9th, 10th and 11th) you may bring your children directly to their classrooms, but starting September 16th, supervision will be in place to assist students as they go up to their classrooms on their own.  Parents will not be permitted to escort their child to classroomsbeginning September 16th.

Dismissal for the first three days (September 9th, 10th and 11th) will take place in the classroom. Parents/caregivers should remain in the hallway and the teacher will call your child.

Beginning Wednesday,  September 16th dismissal will take place in the schoolyard at 2:50 PM. We ask that parents /caregivers wait to enter the school yard until a staff member opens the gates at 2:50 PM. 
Students will line up for pick-up inside the school yard on the Baltic Street side of the building in numeric order. There will be signs with class and teacher’s name. 

*Please be on time as we have very limited staff to watch kids after teachers dismiss at 2:50 PM. Please also note that parents/caregivers may not enter the school building at any time through the school yard doors. Parents and caregivers must walk around the school building and use the front entrance where our security guard is stationed  in order to enter the school building. This is for the safety of our students and staff members.*

 

2nd Graders: 

Please enter through the school doors on Kane StreetDoors will open at 8:28 AM and close at 8:35 AM. September 9th and 10th you may bring your children directly to their classrooms, but starting September 11th, supervision will be in place to assist students as they go up to their classrooms on their own, and so should be dropped off at the Kane Street doors. Parents will not be permitted to escort their child to class beginning on September 11th.

Arrival: 8:30 / Dismissal: 2:50 PM

For pick up: We ask that parents /caregivers wait to enter the school yard until a staff member opens the gates at 2:50PM.
Students will line up for pick-up inside the school yard on the Kane Street side of the building in numeric order, near the basketball courts. There will be signs with class and teacher’s name. 

*Please plan accordingly as we have very limited staff to watch kids after teachers dismiss at 2:50 PM. Please also note that parents/care-givers may not enter the school building at any time through the school yard doors. Parents and caregivers must walk around the school building and use the front entrance where our security guard is stationed  in order to enter the school building. This is for the safety of our students and staff members.**

3rd 4th and 5th Graders:  

Please line up in the school yard at your class spot starting at 8:25AM –there will be signs with class and teacher’s name. Students will go up to their classroom with the classroom teacher on September 9th and 10th.  Beginning September 11th, staff members will supervise students as they line up in the yard by class at their class spot and enter the building.

Arrival: 8:30/Dismissal: 2:50

For pick-up: We ask that parents /caregivers wait to enter the school yarduntil a staff member opens the gates at 2:50PM.

Once the gates open we ask that parents /caregivers pick up students from their class spot.

Please note dismissal spots in the school yard

o    3rd grade—along the benches near the building

o    4th grade—along the back wall mural, near  Kane Street side.

o    5th grade—along the back wall mural near Baltic Street side.

*Please be on time as we have very limited staff to watch kids after teachers dismiss at 2:50 PM. Please also note that parents/caregivers may not enter the school building at any time through the school yard doors. Parents and caregivers must walk around the school building and use the front entrance with our security guard  in order to enter the school building. This is for the safety of our students and staff members.*

*Additional Note:  All school doors other than the front doors are alarmed. Thus, you are required to exit the building ONLY THROUGH THE FRONT DOORS main entrance. This is for the safety of our students.”