Students who arrive late, either morning or afternoon, must report to the office before going to their classroom. Students arriving late require an admission slip which is given to the teacher. Letters to families will be issued for students with chronic lates and absences in order to offer notice and support.
Arrival of Grade One to Eight Students
Supervision of the school playground begins at 8:20 a.m. Bus students disembark at the front of the school and walk along the North and South sidewalk to the playground area at the back of the school. Students who walk or are dropped off will also walk along the sidewalk to the playground area.
If it is raining, the students enter the school and go to the Gymnasium where supervision will be provided.
Arrival of Kindergarten Students
Kindergarten students will gather in the Kindergarten yard upon their arrival, beginning at 8:20 a.m.
If it is raining, students may enter the school and go directly to their classrooms.
It is necessary for student safety that parents report student absences before 8:35 a.m. on the first day and each subsequent day of absence. Our voice mail is available 24 hours per day for your convenience. When calling, please state your child’s name, grade, teacher, reason for absence, and expected duration of absence.
The school is legally accountable for your child’s whereabouts when they are not in school, and we will proceed to contact all work and emergency contact numbers provided within the first half hour of school. Please be advised that if all effort to reach parent and emergency contacts have been exhausted, we are obliged to call the Halton Regional Police as per HCDSB policy.Safe Arrival