2016-2017 Arrival and Dismissal Procedures
Blanton Elementary is committed to safety first for all our students. Please assist us with the following guidelines concerning drop off and pick up procedures:
· Observe speed limits and do not use your cell phone.
· WATCH CLOSELY FOR ALL CHILDREN, THEY DO NOT ALWAYS LOOK BEFORE WALKING.
· DO NOT let children out of a vehicle in the middle of the street. You can and will be ticketed.
· DO NOT stop or park in a yellow area or in a designated “drop-off area”.
· Use the crosswalk when crossing the street. Crosswalk is located on Tanglewood Ave. west of the school.
· If you prefer to walk your child to the front doors, do not park in the circle drive area in front of the school.
· Do not walk in front of the vehicles in the parent pick up lane. – use designated crosswalk
East Parking Lot: This area is reserved for Blanton teachers and cafeteria workers parking. Only school buses and daycare buses are allowed to use this lot for loading and unloading students. This lot (including the alley) is not for dropping students off in the morning or picking them up in the afternoon.
Front Circle Drive: You will not be able to make a left hand turn into the circle drive from Lynbrook. Please turn onto Montclair off of Maple then turn left onto Lynbrook and you will be with the flow of traffic.
Students may not cross the circle drive to from Lynbrook Ave without a parent. Students should exit the cars on the right side (north) nearest the curb. The doors to the school do not open until 7:15 due to no supervision on the campus for the students. Remember that school starts promptly at 7:45 this year. Students will be counted tardy beginning at 7:46. All students will enter the South side door by the cafeteria.
Drive Through pick-up: You will not be able to make a left hand turn into the circle drive from Lynbrook. Please turn onto Montclair off of Maple then turn left onto Lynbrook and you will be with the flow of traffic.
Parents remain in their cars. Students will be given a number upon registering for school and students will be called by number when you drive up. Students will then be go to the designated numbered cone. Parents will drive up to that cone and students will be assisted into the car by a Blanton faculty member. Students will be seated in the cafeteria until his/her name is called.
Walk Home students: All students walking home will be dismissed out the South doors next to the cafeteria and escorted to the side of the building near the playground. Students will use designated cross walks to cross the street.
Parking and Walking to Pick-up Students: Your child will seated in the cafeteria. Please park and walk to the east side door of the cafeteria. Your child will be called out of the building to meet you.
Blanton faculty and staff respectfully request that parents stand outside on the sidewalk near the East exit. You cannot park in bus lanes or block bus routes for any reason. Cars that are parked in these zones will be ticketed.
Remember, all procedures listed here are for the safety of all students including yours.
Please feel free to contact the school if you have any questions. Thank you in advance for your cooperation.