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Collins Arrival and Dismissal Procedures

Collins Arrival and Dismissal Procedures

 

  • Arrival – Students may arrive one of 3 ways:
  • Please be advised that there is no supervision of students before 7:30 a.m. Parents may not drop off their child before this time. Students participating in our Universal Free Breakfast program may arrive beginning at 7:30 a.m.
  • School begins at 8:00 a.m. Please be advised that all gates, including the front gate to the main office will be locked at 8:00 a.m., and parents will have to call in to the main office to enter the building. Students who arrive to school after 8:00 a.m. must be escorted into school and signed in by a parent or an adult designated on their child’s emergency contact form.
  • Car-line – Students are dropped off in the car line and enter the building through the front doors and single point of entry.
  • Biker/Walker – Students will walk up to the school at the crosswalk from the east side in front of the school and enter through the West Gate.
  • Bus Rider – Students arrive to school on a bus through the West Gate and proceed to breakfast or their designated SMART Start room.
  • Parents who wish to park east at the school at CW Thomas Park and walk their child to the West Gate of the school MUST arrive by 7:55 p.m. Please be advised that the parking lot is for faculty and staff only and will close at 8:05 a.m. daily.
  • Dismissal – Due to space availability, the parking lot is designated for faculty and staff only.
  • Per school board policy, all early dismissals must be done more than 30 minutes before Collin’s regular dismissal time.
  • Walker/Biker – Any student who walks off campus MUST be dismissed as a walker from the East Gate.
  • Students who live west of the school will exit off campus from the EAST Gate cross the street with the crossing guard and walk on the sidewalk to the second crossing guard to get home.
  • Students who live east of the school will exit off campus from the EAST Gate and either proceed on the sidewalk or cross the street with the crossing guard.
  • K – 5 parents who wish to park east of the school at CW Thomas Park and pick up their child MUST wait for their child at the East Gate. Preschool parents will wait for their child in front of the school’s main entrance.
  • For personal safety and continuity with traffic flow, no one is permitted to cross in front of the car line.
  • Car Riders- Parents will enter the car loop from the east side of the school and leave the car line exiting west. This will enable us to maintain traffic flow for buses to exit on the side street.
  • Bus Rider – will be dismissed at the East Gate to the bus area.
  • After School Program students will be dismissed from their classrooms to the cafeteria to meet their counselors.