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Closed Campus, Drop-off & Pick-up Procedures

Dollahan’s campus is closed to all adults during school hours, including hallways and playground areas.  Please check in at the office at all times to receive a visitor's badge or sign-in as a volunteer.  

Drop Off Time at 7:30 a.m.

For drop off safety, students should NOT walk in between cars in the parking lot for any reason.  STUDENTS SHOULD NOT BE DROPPED OFF OR ARRIVE ON CAMPUS PRIOR TO 7:30 a.m.  We request parent/guardian support in not dropping students off at school prior to this time. There is no supervision available for students until 7:30, and your child’s safety may be at risk if arriving prior to that time.

Drop-Off Procedures

Walkers and students being dropped off must enter the campus through the front doors of the main building. All parents/guardians must wait outside the double front doors.  Only students are allowed through.  Parents/guardians with office business may enter directly into the office. Students with parents/guardians may enter directly into the library to check out books.  

For drop off safety, students should NOT walk in between cars in the parking lot for any reason.  STUDENTS SHOULD NOT BE DROPPED OFF OR ARRIVE ON CAMPUS PRIOR TO 7:30 a.m.  We request parent/guardian support in not dropping students off at school prior to this time. There is no supervision available for students until 7:30, and your child’s safety may be at risk if arriving prior to that time.

Any parent on campus that is here to observe or volunteer, must sign in and obtain a visitor’s badge or display their volunteer badge.  Once signed in, all visitors or volunteers must be under the supervision of a teacher. 

Kindergarten & Transitional Kindergarten (TK) Drop-off and Pick-up Procedures

Morning Kindergarten & Transitional Kindergarten Procedures:

  • 7:30-7:45 Drop off at the playground
  • 11:21 Pick up at doors for students not eating, please minimize waiting inside to keep hallways clear
  • 11:51 Pick up at doors for students who are eating, please minimize waiting inside to keep hallways clear

Afternoon Kindergarten Procedures:

  • Drop off at doors between 10:30-11:00
  • Pick up at playground at 2:21

All Morning Kindergarten students and Transitional Kindergarten students must be picked up by 11:51 a.m.  All Afternoon Kindergarten students must be picked up at 2:21.

PICK-UP PROCEDURES

Early Release of Students: If you need to take your child out of school during the school day, please go to the school office to sign your child out of school.  DO NOT GO DIRECTLY TO THE CLASSROOM, AS STUDENTS WILL NOT BE RELEASED DIRECTLY FROM THE CLASSROOM.  If your child returns to school the same day, please return to the office to sign him/her back in to school. 

 

For student safety, students will be released only to adults authorized to pick the student up on the student’s emergency card, unless prior arrangements have been made in person directly with office personnel.  Authorized adults must show photo identification to office personnel when picking up a student before regular dismissal.  Students will not be released to anyone who is NOT on the emergency card, unless the office receives prior parent consent.  PLEASE KEEP THE INFORMATION ON THE EMERGENCY CARD CURRENT.  Please bring photo identification whenever picking up your child.

 

School Dismissal: 1st through 3rd grade students are dismissed at 1:49 on regular school days.  4th and 5th grade students are dismissed at 2:06.  Minimum day dismissal is 1:01 p.m. for all grades.  First grade and kindergarten students are NOT allowed to walk home alone.  All parents/guardians must wait outside for students.  If you have a meeting with a teacher after school, please check in with the office and follow our regular visitor procedures. 

 

After 4pm the office doors will be locked.  Think Together pick-up will be located in W-1.  

 

Parking Lot: The gate leading into the Dollahan driveway will be closed shortly before dismissal, will remain closed during dismissal, and will reopen shortly after dismissal.  Only those drivers displaying current handicap placards or a handicap license plate will be permitted to enter the parking lot once the gates have been closed.  All other drivers should park along Etiwanda Avenue, or on nearby surface streets and walk onto campus to pick up your student(s).

 

Students will either be along the walk way near the front of the school entrance, or under the trees near the front of the school entrance.  Students will NOT be dismissed from their classrooms with the exception of rooms W1, W2, W3, and during inclement weather.  

 

Safety is a top priority.  Please remember to discuss safety procedures with your student if he/she has been granted permission to walk.  Students must leave campus when school is dismissed.  Students walking home must go directly homeStudents must use the crosswalk, where available.  If one is not available, please instruct him/her to cross at a corner only after checking for traffic in both directions multiple times.

Inclement Weather Procedures

Inclement Weather: In the event of rain or extreme weather conditions, students will follow a different arrival and dismissal procedure.  During arrival on inclement weather days, students will report to and remain in the cafeteria.  Teachers will pick students up from the cafeteria at 7:45 a.m. to go to class.

 

During dismissal on inclement weather days, the driveway gates will remain open for parents to drive in.  Students who have permission to walk will be dismissed directly from the classroom.  Students who do not walk will need to be picked up from the classrooms listed below until 2:26 p.m.  After 2:26 p.m., the students can be picked up from the front office.  Students will be released to parents from classrooms with the doors leading to the outside.  No students will be released from within the Dollahan hallways.

 

Classroom

Classroom

Will Dismiss from Outside the Door of..

W1

W12

W1

W2

W11

W2

W3

W10

W3

W8

W9

Double Doors Near W1

E1

E12

E1

 

E2

E10

E2

E3

E9

E9

E6

 

E6

E7

 

E7

E8

 

E8

Portables (P1, P2, P3) from their doorways.