Arrival and Dismissal

Please Read Your Grade Specific Arrival and Dismissal Procedures Carefully.

Arrival and dismissal procedures will be staggered.

Please note:

The school yard will be closed prior to morning arrival.

The yard will reopen to the public at 4:30 PM.

 

We will clear the yard immediately following dismissal to accommodate

our After School Kids Club Program. At 4:30, the school yard will resume as a

socially-distanced play space for our community. Masks are required for all

individuals that are in the school yard - even after school hours,

in accordance with NYC Park Rules.

PreK

Kindergarten

Grade 1

Grade 2

Grades 3, 4 + 5

Late Pick-Up Protocols

 

Pre-Kindergarteners 

Arrival: 8:30 AM / Dismissal 2:45 PM from the gates on either side of the main entrance. 

ARRIVAL

  • Pre-K students and families (1 adult per child) will line up along the gate on either side of the main doors on Henry Street at 8:30 AM. Teachers will meet Pre-K students in their lines and escort them to the classroom. 

    • Each class teacher will conduct temperature screenings of the Pre-K students in the classroom.

DISMISSAL

  • Pre-K: 2:45 PM from the gates on either side of the main entrance on Henry Street. 

  • Teachers will escort students to the outer gated gardens and dismiss students to a parent or caregiver. 

Kindergarteners

Arrival: 8:35 AM in schoolyard / Dismissal 2:50 PM from the schoolyard line spots.

ARRIVAL

  • Students will enter the schoolyard via the Kane Street and Baltic Street gates at 8:35 AM (without families accompanying them). 

    • Kindergarteners will be forming circles that align with the painted circles on the concrete between the school building and the benches.

    • The classroom teachers will be there prior to the gate opening.

    • There will be signs indicating the specific class and teacher as well as markers on the ground to ensure social distancing.

    • Each class teacher will conduct temperature screenings in the classroom after escorting the Kindergarteners upstairs.

DISMISSAL 

  • 2:50 PM from schoolyard line spots.

  • One caregiver per family will be permitted into the schoolyard at a time for pick-up. 

  • This is not a time for lingering or holding conversations with teachers or one another.

  • You will need to exit the yard immediately after picking up your child as the yard will be closed to the public until 4:30 PM

Grade 1

Arrival: 8:30 AM / Dismissal 2:50 PM from the schoolyard line spots.

ARRIVAL

  • Students will enter the Baltic Street doors on their own beginning at 8:28 AM (without families accompanying them). 

    • There will be markers on the ground in the stairwells to ensure social distancing.

    • Each class teacher will conduct temperature screenings in the classroom.

DISMISSAL

  • 2:50 PM from the schoolyard line spots.

  • One caregiver per family will be permitted into the schoolyard at a time for pick-up. 

  • This is not a time for lingering or holding conversations with teachers or one another.

  • You will need to exit the yard immediately after picking up your child as the yard will be closed to the public until 4:30 PM.​

Grade 2

Arrival: 8:30 AM / Dismissal 2:50 PM from the schoolyard line spots.

ARRIVAL

  • Students will enter the Kane Street doors on their own beginning at 8:28 AM (without families accompanying them). 

    • There will be markers on the ground in the stairwells to ensure social distancing.

    • Each class teacher will conduct temperature screenings in the classroom.

DISMISSAL

  • 2:50 PM from the schoolyard line spots.

  • One caregiver per family will be permitted into the schoolyard at a time for pick-up. 

  • This is not a time for lingering or holding conversations with teachers or one another.

  • You will need to exit the yard immediately after picking up your child as the yard will be closed to the public until 4:30 PM.​

Grades 3, 4 and 5

Arrival: 8:30 AM / Dismissal 2:50 PM from the schoolyard line spots. 

Note: Gates will open at 8:28 AM for arrival.

ARRIVAL

  • 3rd, 4th, and 5th grade - Students will enter the building, through the schoolyard on their own (without an adult accompanying them) beginning at 8:28 AM. ​

  • There will be markers on the ground in the stairwells to ensure social distancing.

  • Each class teacher will conduct temperature screenings in the classroom.

DISMISSAL

  • 3rd, 4th, and 5th: 2:50 PM from the schoolyard line spots.

  • One caregiver per family will be permitted into the schoolyard at a time for pick-up. 

  • We are encouraging 4th and 5th-grade families to allow for self-dismissal to reduce the number of people in our yard. (Email your child’s teacher if you would like your 4th or 5th grader to self-dismiss. Documentation is required for allowing students to self dismiss)

  • You will need to exit the yard immediately after picking up your child as the yard will be closed to the public until 4:30 PM.​

  • This is not a time for lingering or holding conversations with teachers or one another.

LATE PICK-UP PROTOCOLS

  • Students who have not been picked up will be escorted to the “Late Line” in the outer cafeteria on the Baltic Street side. Late pick-up begins at 2:55 PM

  • Families will have to enter the school building using the main entrance to pick up their children at this time.