Newport Elementary School Handbook
Drop-off & Pick-up
In the interest of the safety of our students we will follow specific procedures for morning drop-off and afternoon dismissal & pick-up. The maps below will help you know the correct place to either drop off/pick up your children or where your children will be exiting the school at the end of each day. Please carefully review the maps. If you have any questions, please let the front office know. Again, your students’ safety is our main concern.
Drop Off and Pick Up
MORNING DROP-OFF FOR TK-6th GRADES
Students being dropped off by vehicles will follow the valet procedures, see the map below. Staff members will be on the sidewalk to valet, and doors to the MPR will open daily at 7:45 am. All grade levels arriving to school prior to 8:00 am will enter the school building through the MPR doors and go to the QUAD area until the 7:55 am bell when they can head to their classrooms. TK – Kinder students will be escorted by a teacher to the Kindergarten Playground. TK/Kinder arriving at school AFTER 8:00 am will walk down 13th street to the Kindergarten gate. THERE WILL BE NO CAR DROP OFF OR PARKING IN THE RED ZONE ON 13TH STREET!
Students walking or riding their bikes to school may enter through the back gates near the library and bike racks. Staff members will open the gates daily at 7:45 am. Students will go to the QUAD area until the 7:55 am bell in which they can head to their classrooms.
Students who are interested in utilizing the library for book check-out or AR quizzes before school, may enter through the front door. Students must be accompanied by an adult.
Students may not be dropped off in the front office/hallway through the front doors.
There will be no staff supervision on the playground before school.
Please follow the dismissal map below.
TK AND KINDER DISMISSAL TIME IS 2:25 P.M., EXCEPT ON WEDNESDAYS, EARLY DISMISSAL IS AT 1:00 p.m.
THERE WILL BE NO PARKING in the red zone on 13th Street. TK/Kinder students will be picked up at the Kinder. THERE WILL BE NO CAR PICK-UP OR PARKING IN THE RED ZONE ON 13TH STREET!
First through sixth graders will be dismissed at 2:35 p.m. Staff members will escort/valet students to their vehicles. Guardians are asked to STAY in their vehicles at all times and continue to pull forward as students are being picked up. NO double parking.
Guardians who choose to park their vehicles or walk to pick up their TK/Kinder students in-person, may meet the students at the 13th Street Kinder playground gate at 2:25 p.m., except on Wednesday early out at 1:00 p.m.
Guardians who choose to park their vehicles or walk to pick up their first through sixth grade students in-person, may meet the students at the back gate near the science lab at 2:35 p.m., except on Wednesday early out at 1:00 p.m.
Students walking or riding their bikes home may exit through the back gates near the library and bike racks. Bike riders are asked to walk their bikes until they are past the perimeters of the school.
Students who are taking the bus will exit through the side door to 14th street near the library.
Students may not be picked up in the front office/hallway through the front doors immediately after the school bell rings. Please meet your student in the designated pick-up area.
There will be no staff supervision on the playground after school.
Students who are not picked up by a designated adult by 2:45 pm, will be escorted by a teacher/staff member to the front office, where they can wait to be picked up. Parents/guardians will be contacted. In the interest of student safety, school policy prohibits teachers/staff members from leaving students unattended or releasing students to non-designated adults (aka. wait with a family friend to be picked up).