The Grade 1-8 student drop off
location is at the main entrance of the building. Students arriving for
school shall enter through the main entrance and report
to the following designated waiting areas:
a. Grades 1-5 – Cafeteria
b. Grades 6-8 – Gymnasium
Parent/Guardians shall pull up
in their car to the designated drop off location and wait to be greeted
by staff. The designated drop off location will be indicated with
Staff members will greet and
escort students from their parent’s vehicle; therefore parents will no
longer need to leave their vehicle or park the vehicle for student drop
Staff will be on duty to assist students arriving to school prior to 8:00 AM.
Parent Pick-Up Procedures for Grades 1-8
Parent pickup time is 3 PM for a
full day or 12:40 PM for a half day of school. The designated pickup
location is the main entrance as indicated by signage.
Parents/Guardians can request a
child be placed on the parent pickup list by sending a note with the
date, time, and the name of the person picking up the child to the main
office by 9 AM.
Parent/guardians shall contact
the main office, in advance of dismissal time, to inform the main office
that someone from the child's authorized pickup list is picking up the
Grades 1-8 families utilizing
parent pickup will proceed to the designated parent pickup car line,
indicated with traffic signs. Once in line parent/guardians/authorized
adults should wait in line until there are greeted by staff to sign
their child out from school. Once the parent/guardian/authorized adult
has signed the child out and staff has confirmed their identity, the
staff member will release the child to the adult's car. Anyone picking
up a child shall present their photo identification in order for the
child or children to be released to the vehicle.
Parents/Guardians/Authorized adults shall bring their identification
with them to parent pickup even if you have previously been to parent
pickup. Remember that the grades 1-8 parent pick up car line is at the main entrance of the building.
Grade 1-8 students that have a
PK/K sibling will be called to the kindergarten wing to assemble into
their families in anticipation of parent pickup. Staff on duty will
confirm the family ID number for parent pickup and students will wait
for their number to be called to proceed to the parent pickup car line
Students will be called to the
Library to assemble into their families in anticipation of parent
pickup. Staff on duty will confirm parent pickup and students will wait
for their names to be called to proceed to the parent pickup car line
Sterling Community School
staff will not buckle or secure students in the adult's vehicle. The
parent or guardian shall be responsible for appropriately restraining
the child or children into their vehicle in accordance with state law.
Remember for grade 1-8
students that have a PK/K sibling they will meet their younger sibling
for parent pick up in the PK/K line.
Sterling community staff will be
on duty to assist families with the dismissal process, please note that
no student will be dismissed to a vehicle without confirming the
identity of the authorized adult. Parents do not need to leave their
vehicles for parent pick up, the children are brought directly to the
vehicle by staff, there is no need for parents to park and exit their
vehicle unless to assist a child into a seat belt/car seat.
For both arrival and pick up,
motor vehicle operators shall adhere to all traffic signage and arrival
and dismissal procedures.