Pick up, Drop off and Parking

Drop Off

When dropping off and picking up students, please drive all the way around the outer edge of the circle, and pull all the way forward to drop off/pick up your child at the curb.  The upper parking lot will be used for drop-off and pick-up.  
 
Morning Drop Off:
  • Do not let your child out of the vehicle until you have come to a complete stop at the edge of the curb. 
  • Never leave your car unattended in the loading zone.  If you need to enter the school campus for any reason, please park your car on the street or in the marked visitor space in the lot.  All other parking spaces in the lot are for staff parking only.
  • Parents should remain in the vehicle when dropping off their child, please give goodbye hugs and kisses at home, before coming to school.
  • Students should exit the vehicle on the passenger side.
  • Please avoid pulling around other vehicles while in the parking lot.  Remain in the drop off lane until the vehicles in front of you have moved, then you may proceed forward.
 
Afternoon Pick up:
  • Do not let your child in the vehicle until you have come to a complete stop at the edge of the curb. 
  • Never leave your car unattended in the loading zone.  If you need to enter the school campus for any reason, please park your car on the street or in the marked visitor space in the lot.  All other parking spaces in the lot are for staff parking only.
  • Parents should remain in the vehicle when picking up their child.
  • Students should enter the vehicle on the passenger side.
  • If you are waiting for your child, as the vehicles in front of you pick up their child, please move forward to allow other parents to pull into the pickup lane behind you.

Parking

Please remember that the Tierra Bonita parking lot is for staff parking only. Parents should park along Tierra Bonita Road.
 

Safety Tips

  • Parents, please model safe street crossing strategies, including the use of the crosswalk, and avoid walking through the parking lot.
  • Use sidewalks only.
  • Offer encouraging words to Safety Patrol. These students are very dedicated and committed to what they are doing.
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