If your child misses school…please send a note with your child explaining the absence. After 3 undocumented absences, a letter will be sent home from the school. After 5 undocumented absences, your child will be referred to the Visiting Teachers’ office.
If your child is late to school…a parent must come in and sign in the student under “Student Tardy” using our computer system in the office A tardy pass will be printed for the student to take to their teacher. The tardy bell rings at 9:05 a.m. Please note that 3 unexcused tardies will restrict your child from receiving a Perfect Attendance award for a 9-week period. Arriving at school on time is very important!!
If your child is picked up from school on a regular basis…you may be interested in signing up for the Student Pick-Up Loop. Click here for more information on how this system works.
If your child needs to be picked up from school…please send a note with him/her that morning letting the teacher know they will be a pickup. The teacher will forward that note to the office so we will be aware as well. If you find out that you will need to pick up your child at the last minute, you may call to let us know and we will let the teacher know as well. Please call before 3:15 p.m. You will need to sign your child out using our computer system in the front office. School ends at 4:00. Please note that 3 unexcused early pickups will restrict your child from receiving a Perfect Attendance award for a 9-week period.
If your child needs to ride another bus home…please send a note to the school explaining what bus they need to ride. If they are not riding home with another student, please include the address to where they need to be dropped off. If they will consistently ride this bus, you will need to fill out a dual ridership form available at the front office.
All adult visitors must sign inusing our computer system in the office. You will receive a visitor’s badge that you must wear. Please sign out before leaving.
- Bus Route Information
- School start and dismissal times
- Attendance zone maps
Parent Drop-Off Loop & No Parking Zones:Please note that the Parent-Drop Off loop located at the front of the school is a No Parking Zone. This is a safety measure for our students, staff, parents and community. In addition, note other No Parking Zones on school grounds as well.
Emergency/Inclement Weather Delayed Openings and Early Dismissals:Delayed openings and early dismissals due to emergency or inclement weather will be determined by the superintendent and communicated to principals and supervisors. Click here for more information.
Alert Now phone calling message system - information for parents!
GCPS Code of Conduct Manual