Safe Arrival

Safe Arrival

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. Please refer to Attendance Matters for further details.

Arrival of Grade One to Eight Students

Supervision of the school playground begins at 9:00 a.m. Bus students disembark as the east side of the school and walk along the sidewalk to the playground area. 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 directly to their classrooms where supervision will be provided.

Arrival of Kindergarten Students

Kindergarten students will gather in the Kindergarten yard upon their arrival, beginning at 9:00 a.m.

If it is raining, students may enter the school and go directly to their classrooms.

Absence Procedures

School Messenger® offers an absence management system that improves student safety and makes it easy for parents and guardians to let the school know about their child’s absence. When can absences be reported ? Absences can be reported in advance: 24 hours/day 7 days a week For any school.

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.

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