Car Rider Policy

RESPONSIBLE, PATIENT DRIVERS = SAFE STUDENTS

IMPORTANT VIDEO: Arrival and Dismissal Information

PLEASE CLICK ON THE LINK BELOW TO VIEW OUR ARRIVAL AND DISMISSAL PROCEDURES.


https://www.powtoon.com/c/cJBLwq9pJxQ/1/m

Things That Can Help The Car Line Move Quickly and Safely

  1. Follow the policies and procedures listed below
  2. Carpool if possible
  3. If you have to help buckle your child, please wait and do so when you pull up past # 1 spot.
  4. Your child needs to unload and load on the passenger side
  5. In the afternoon remind your child to listen for their name carefully, walk quickly and load quickly
  6. Be an alert driver and please refrain from using your cell phone while dropping off or picking up your child.
  7. Have your child take advantage of our buses instead of being a car rider

Morning Procedures for Car Riders

Morning Car Rider procedures.

Between the hours of 7:15 am - 8:15 am

* Please know that any policies put in place here at Spearman are for the purpose of doing what is in the best interest of children and their safety. Thank you in advance for your understanding and support.


*County signs communicating the times and procedures are posted at the entrance and exit of the car circle. (See pics below.)

What To Do:

1. DROPPING STUDENTS OFF: Turn onto Campbell Rd., or another appropriate road, that allows you to come in from behind the school onto Spearman Rd. so that you are only turning left into the car circle.

*You will not be able to enter the school car circle from Hwy. 8 during the above times.

2. EXITING CAR CIRCLE AFTER DROP OFF:
Only turn right
out of the car circle
onto Spearman Rd. This will keep the line moving.

*You will not be able to exit the school car circle to the left toward Hwy. 8 during the above times.

3.
Have your child prepared to exit car (bookbag ready, lunch money, papers signed, etc).

4
. DO NOT drop off your child at the front of the building. This can hold up the car line. Drop off at the cafeteria at the end of the car circle.

5.
GIVE YOURSELF PLENTY OF TIME EACH MORNING TO ALLOW FOR THESE REQUIRED MORNING PROCEDURES.

Map of Morning and Afternoon Car Rider Route

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MORNINGS HAVE MANY VARIABLES THAT AFFECT YOUR COMMUTE, SO GIVE YOURSELF PLENTY OF TIME EACH MORNING TO ALLOW FOR THESE REQUIRED MORNING PROCEDURES.

Afternoon Car Rider Procedures

Between the Hours of 2:15 pm - 3:15 pm

* MUST HAVE CAR RIDER TAG TO PICK UP YOUR CHILD.


1. PICKING STUDENTS UP: Turn onto Campbell Rd., or another other appropriate road, that allows you to come in from behind the school onto Spearman Rd. so that you are only turning left into the car circle.

*You will not be able to enter the school car circle from Hwy. 8 during the above times.

2. EXITING CAR CIRCLE AFTER PICK UP: Only turn right out of the car circle onto
Spearman Rd. This will keep the line moving.

*You will not be able to exit the school car circle to the left toward Hwy. 8 during the above times.


3. Parents will not be allowed to walk up and get their child from the car circle. If you are walking instead of driving you will need to go to the front office to get your child.

MUST HAVE CAR RIDER TAG TO PICK UP YOUR CHILD

We want to keep your child a SAFE as possible. You must have a car rider hanging tag to pick up your child. We want to make sure each child goes home with the correct individual.


Each family receives one FREE car tag. If you need additional car tags, they can be purchased in the front office for $2 each. Must have ID to receive a car tag.

PLEASE HELP US OUT BY INFORMING EVERYONE WHO MAY BE DROPPING OFF OR PICKING UP YOUR CHILD OF THESE CAR LINE PROCEDURES (aunts, uncles, grandparents, neighbors, etc.)

Thank You

Thank you for your willingness to always do whatever is necessary to make every aspect of Spearman the safest and best possible. Although there is no easy or perfect way to drop off and dismiss 650 students, we feel the above procedures will keep our car line moving safely and efficiently in the mornings and afternoons.

I truly appreciate your support, understanding and patience