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Carpool / Walker Policy

Carpool Instructions

Adults other than the primary driver may pick up the student(s) IF they are listed on the transportation card; however, please send a note in the morning to the teacher specifying who will be responsible for your child if the primary driver will not be picking them up that day.

Morning Carpool Instructions

  1. Enter on the campus south perimeter road from McPherson onto the right lane.
  2. Follow the car in front of you at all times, do not cross lanes and do not pass.
  3. Students will exit the vehicles in the front of the building in the area stretching from the APR to the Extended Day building. 
  4. Students will enter the building from the front area in the morning as follows: PK-2 through the front main entrance
. / 3rd-4th grade through the red gate by Extended Day building
. / 5th-8th through the red gate by APR.
  5. Students report to the classroom area, leave the backpack lined up along the wall in front of the classroom and then report outside to the play area.
  6. The flow of carpool vehicles will exit through gate 2.

If you follow these guidelines we should be able to speed up the carpool line and make for a safe entrance of your children.

Afternoon Carpool Instructions

  1. Enter on the campus south perimeter road from McPherson onto the right lane.
  2. When the right lane fills up, a magnetic sign that says “last car” will be attached to the roof of that vehicle.  No cars should pull up behind this vehicle.
  3. Once the “last car” sign is in place, all entering traffic will flow into the left lane and pull up to the entrance of the school directly behind the cones provided. (This is so that no vehicles extend onto McPherson causing traffic congestion).
  4. At the entrance to the school, when the duty teacher sees the vehicle with the “last car” sign, she will move the cones to the right lane allowing vehicles from the left lane to be next to enter.
  5. Follow the car in front of you at all times, do not cross lanes and do not pass.

If you follow these guidelines we should be able to speed up the carpool line and make for a safe exit of your children.

* Parents are responsible to inform all drivers of the policies, whether it be chauffeur, relative, friend, or other who is allowed to pick up your child.

Walker Instructions

Adults other than the primary driver may pick up the student(s) IF they are listed on the transportation card; however, please send a note in the morning to the teacher specifying who will be responsible for your child if the primary driver will not be picking them up that day.

Morning Walker Instructions

NOTE:  Walker limited to no more than two students per adult/parent.  Adult/parent escorting more than two students will be considered Carpool.  Please refer to Carpool instructions of the reverse.

  1. ALL walker traffic must ENTER and EXIT through gate 3 directly across from Doctor’s Hospital.
  2. Vehicles must park in front of the gym.
  3. Walk student to the front area of the school.
  4. Students will enter the building from the front area in the morning as follows: PK-2 through the front main entrance. / 
3rd-4th grade through the red gate by Extended Day building
. / 5th-8th through the red gate by APR

Afternoon Walker Instructions

NOTE:  Walker limited to no more than two students per adult/parent.  Adult/parent escorting more than two students will be considered Carpool.  Please refer to Carpool instructions of the reverse.

  1. Enter gate 3 directly across from Doctor’s Hospital and park in front of the gym, not in teacher’s covered parking area.
  2. Walk down to Pavilion building and enter gate when opened.
  3. Students will wait in shaded area.
  4. Pick up your child and exit through tennis gate.
  5. Return to your car and exit gate 3.
  6. Students not picked up by 3:20 will be sent to Carpool (therefore, please try to enter and be in line for your child by 3:15).

* Parents are responsible to inform all drivers of the policies, whether it be chauffeur, relative, friend, or other who is allowed to pick up your child.