How to get to class on time!
In the morning, the BSD busses that service Lombardy line up around the circle to drop the students off. Once the busses are given the "go-ahead" the students leave the bus and enter the school in an orderly fashion. We ask that parents dropping off students to not pull into the circle or drive behind the school, as you will likely get stuck and slow down the flow.
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Parents that will be dropping off students in the morning will drive down Lombardy Drive and then enter the parking lot (make a right into the parking lot), drive up and around and then join the car rider line by making a right and driving to the back of the building. This ensures that traffic is not at a standstill because of the number of cars dropping off students. Students will remain in the car until an adult is present to monitor the area. We will begin unloading students at 8:40 am. PLEASE BE SURE THAT WHEN YOU PULL UP TO ONE OF THE DROP OFF CONES, THAT YOUR CHILD IS READY TO EXIT THE CAR IMMEDIATELY so that the car line continues to move. That means, mask on if required, book bag closed and ready to exit the car with your child.
The first car in line will move up to position one by the dumpster. There will be flags to mark where parents are to drive up to the mark (flag 1-2-3-4-5). Once your car is stopped, you child may exit your car and please remind them to walk behind the purple line closest to the building for safety purposes. The children will enter the building and go directly to breakfast and then to class. If your child is not having breakfast, they will proceed directly to their classroom. It is important that students are ready so that we can keep the line moving so that students can eat breakfast and get to their classrooms on time. If your child is late, he or she is losing valuable learning time. It is very important that all students are in the building by 8:55 at the latest.
After 8:55, your child is late and will need to enter through the front door and receive a late slip so that they are not marked absent by the homeroom teacher. You will need to walk your student into the main office and assist with signing him/her in for the day.
Car Riders will be dismissed to the gym at approximately 3:30. We will not begin loading students until 3:35. When driving around back, please do not drive past the gate since students may be outside and need to re-enter the building. Someone will open the gate at the appropriate time for cars to continue driving around the circle. Please be sure to have your car number visible so that your child can be called.
IF YOU DO NOT HAVE YOUR CAR NUMBER WITH YOU IN THE CAR, YOU WILL NEED TO PARK IN THE PARKING LOT, WALK INTO THE BUILDING TO BE VERIFIED THAT YOU ARE ABLE TO PICK THE STUDENT UP FROM SCHOOL. YOU WILL THEN BE ISSUED ANOTHER CAR RIDER TAG SO THAT YOU MAY JOIN THE CAR RIDER LINE TO PICK YOUR STUDENT UP. PLEASE UNDERSTAND THAT WE REQUIRE THE NUMBER TO BE CERTAIN THAT YOUR CHILD IS GOING HOME WITH THE APPROPRIATE PERSON.
IF YOU NEED MORE THAN TWO CAR RIDER TAGS BECAUSE YOU HAVE MORE THAN TWO PICK UP PEOPLE (INCLUDING YOURSELF), PLEASE CONTACT THE OFFICE SO THAT WE MAY MAKE ADDITIONAL TAGS FOR YOU.
The same procedure will be followed from the morning. Cars will pull up to the spots numbered 1-5, once the cars stop, the students will be directed that it is safe to walk to the car and get in. Please encourage your child to get in quickly and get their seatbelt on so that you can begin moving and the next set of cars can pull up to load. If the seatbelts take a lot of time to be put on, please feel free to pull up slowly past the dumpster so that you are not blocking traffic and you can assist your child with his/her seatbelt.
Thank you for familiarizing yourself with the procedures so that students are dropped off and picked up as efficiently as possible!!!