Nixon Elementary School
Arrival & Dismissal
Car Arrival - Important to Keep the Flow of Traffic Moving -
- Please stay in your car and have your child exit the vehicle only
- Only enter the drop off loop if your child is ready to exit the vehicle
No one should exit a car without staff direction, nor prior to 7:45 a.m.
Cars will stage at the stop sign at the front of the drop off circle
Staff will be present to help as needed
One staff will be present at the stop sign arrival sidewalk
Parents should remain in their car for drop off
Stay in line with traffic unless a staff member waves you to pass on the left of the vehicle in front of you
Thank you for your kind attention to these procedures. Keeping the loop moving and departure sweet, calm, and brisk will keep us all on schedule.
IMPORTANT REMINDER ABOUT SCHOOL HOURS: SCHOOL STARTS AT 7:55 A.M. DOORS OPEN AT 7:45 A.M. SCHOOL DISMISSAL IS 2:25 P.M *Early Release Days Dismiss at 11:45 A.M.
We will adhere to the Three W’s begins as soon as anyone joins the Nixon School campus
Children will come to the front vestibule to buzz in
Families can walk their child to the front doors and enter the schoolhouse when dropping off their child(ren). *Mask Must Be Worn.
Socially distant owls are placed along the sidewalks for visibility when moving toward our front door entrance.
Any change in dismissal, please use firstname.lastname@example.org
Child will be called from the classroom when the parent present for pick up
Parent will remain in the vestibule to receive their child
- An SED staff member will accompany children to and from their classrooms during arrival and dismissal
- SED will be stationed in the cafeteria this school year and will use other spaces in the schoolhouse for their time together
- Dismissal from SED will take place at the cafeteria double doors and staffed by an SED staff member.
A designated staff member will meet each bus upon arrival each school day as well as when departing for the afternoon. Busses will be unloaded one at a time under the awning at the rotunda doors. Students will remain on the bus until allowed to disembark. Priority will be given to the Boston bus due their length of commute.
There will be two staff members, one located inside the double doors of the rotunda and one staff in front of the library to support children through their entrance into the schoolhouse and directly into their classrooms.
“Right is polite” will be the way we assist children in remembering how to pass in the hallway.
Children will wash their hands or use hand sanitizer upon entering the classrooms
Children will use hand sanitizer when boarding or disembarking from the bus
Enter through the front door.
Should not arrive on site until 7:45 a.m.
Walkers/Bike Riders will come directly to the cafeteria to meet a staff member to prepare for an assembled dismissal
Walkers/Bike Riders dismissed through cafeteria door
Walkers should aim for minimum six-foot physical distance wherever possible
Officer “Rocky” will meet children at the crosswalk area to cross the children safely across Concord Road
We will continue to use our “live dismissal procedures”: Link found here.
Children will prepare for dismissal within the schoolhouse.
Children will exit the schoolhouse from the front double doors
Owl stencils are visible on the sidewalk for spacing when departing from the schoolhouse
We will depart vehicles by groups of ten
Changes in Dismissal
All changes in dismissal must be communicated ahead of time. Parents may either call the main office or email email@example.com by 1 p.m. Changes in dismissal cannot be guaranteed if received after 1 p.m.