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Important Arrival and Dismissal Information


September 1, 2016

Dear Families,

Please review the following procedures and decide which option works best for your family.  Complete the attached Dismissal Plan Form and return it to school on Tuesday, September 6, 2016.

Walker Students—Students who walk to and from Johnson House each day will enter and be dismissed through the FRONT DOORS.  During dismissal students will be walked to the flagpole in FRONT OF JOHNSON HOUSE.  A crossing guard is available to get parents and students safely across the street.  Please list the names of person(s) who will be picking up your child each day.

CAR LINE (2 options)

OPTION 1—Johnson House students with siblings at Victoria Soto School (VSS) will be picked up at VSS each afternoon with their younger brother or sister.  These students will be dropped in the morning using this car line as well. Please list the names of siblings who attend Victoria Soto School (VSS).

To drop off/pick up at Victoria Soto SchoolEverett Street to Sedgewick.  Enter the driveway off Sedgewick Avenue near the tennis courts and continue to the driveway in front of VSS. Johnson House students and their Victoria Soto sibling(s) will be called out to meet you.  After looping around the parking lot, exit back out onto Sedgewick Avenue by taking a LEFT HAND TURN ONLY

OPTION 2—Johnson House students without siblings at Victoria Soto School will be picked up from the Johnson House car line.  This car line will be used in the morning for drop off as well.

To drop off/pick up at Johnson HouseHoneyspot Road to Sedgewick Avenue. Take a left hand turn to enter the driveway off of Sedgewick Avenue closest to the Johnson playground.  Follow the driveway to join the drop off loop and wait for your child to be called to your car by staff.  Exit back out onto Sedgewick Avenue by taking a RIGHT HAND TURN ONLY.

To keep the flow of traffic moving and avoid congestion on Sedgewick Avenue, it is CRITICAL that you follow the directions above.  It is our intention to keep the two dismissal lines from crossing over into each other.  Your cooperation is appreciated.

The driveway in front of Johnson House is reserved for BUSES ONLY from 8:30-9:00 a.m. and 2:45-3:30 p.m.  Do not park in the designated Fire Lane at any time.