ACS TRAFFIC PATTERN

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ACS Carline Traffic Pattern
 

MORNING CARLINE
 

  • Starts at 7:45am

  • Ends at 8:10am *
     

  • Enter Kronbergs Ct. from Jimmie Kerr.

  • Turn into our driveway and follow the carline lines, loop around the back and stop at the cones in the left and middle lanes. Do not proceed to the unloading zones until directed to do so.

  • Do not use the far right lane (this is the bus lane).

  • Apply your facemasks as soon as you come to a stop, including all adults and children in the vehicle.

  • Display your carline sign(s) on the passenger side dashboard.

  • As you wait prior to pulling up to the unloading zones, have your child get their mask on and get their backpack, lunchbox, etc. ready to be unloaded once you pull up to the unloading zones.

  • When you are directed by our Stop & Go staff member, you will pull up for drop-off.

  • Pull all the way up to the first available cone and come to a complete stop. A staff member will open
    the car door and your student can exit the vehicle. Students MUST be ready to exit the car at this point and should not still be gathering items at this time. If a student is not prepared to exit the vehicle, you will be asked to pull forward so as not to delay carline.

  • Your student will be directed to a hand sanitizer station and then they will enter the building through the gym.

  • Please do not ask staff that are assisting with carline to pass messages to the teacher, etc. It is so hectic, there is a very good chance that we will not remember by the time carline is over. If you have a message for a staff member, please contact them directly.

  • Staff are not permitted to unbuckle your student(s). If your child cannot unbuckle, you will need to pull ahead of the very first cone and you will need to assist them with unbuckling and unloading. We strongly encourage you to begin teaching your children how to do this on their own.

  • Do NOT exit your vehicle to assist your student. This is a safety concern and also slows down carline.

  • Cell phone use is prohibited at all times during carline. This includes talking and texting!

* Our instructional day begins at 8:15am. Students are to be in their classrooms, ready to begin morning meeting at 8:15.

AFTERNOON CARLINE
 

  • Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday afternoon carline starts at 3:15 pm and ends at 3:40 pm

  • Wednesday afternoon carline starts at 1:15pm and ends at 1:40 pm

  • Enter Kronbergs Ct. from Jimmie Kerr

  • Turn into our driveway and follow the carline lines, loop around the back and stop at the cones in the left and middle lanes.

  • Do not proceed to the loading zones until directed to do so.

  • Do not use the far right lane (this is the bus lane).

  • Display your carline sign(s) on the passenger side dashboard.

  • We use a software application to facilitate and expedite our dismissal process, so it is important that you have your carline sign.

  • Do not get out of your cars to load (or unload) book bags into your trunk. This is not only a safety concern, but also slows down the carline. Bookbags, etc. need to go into the vehicle (or out of the vehicle) with the student. In the afternoon, if you want to pull around and go into our parking lot to reload bookbags, you are welcome to do this.

  • If your student is not at your vehicle in a timely manner, you may be asked to pull up to our overflow zone to continue to wait for your student.

  • If your child cannot buckle their seatbelt, a staff member cannot do this. Do not stay in the loading zone to buckle your child. Please pull up ahead of the first cone to buckle in your student or you can turn right and follow the carline driveway and drive around to our parking lot to buckle them.

TIPS & REMINDERS

There are a few things that we must and must not do so that everyone is safe in the AM & PM:

  • Do not talk or text on your cell phone during AM & PM carline.

  • Be focused and alert! There will be many people active on campus during arrival and dismissal times.

  • Carline signs are customized per student, so you must use and keep track of the sign we provide.

  • All parents are to have their student’s carline sign/s displayed in their car window for BOTH morning & afternoon carlines.

  • In the morning and afternoon, there are unloading and pick up zones/stations where students are dropped off or picked up.

  • Siblings can be dropped off and picked up together.

  • We will have a School Resource Officer (SRO). One of the SRO’s duties will be to direct morning and afternoon carline traffic.

  • Do not use the far right lane. This is our school bus lane.

  • Make sure you have your carline sign with the QR code & carline number displayed on the PASSENGER side of your windshield. This will speed up the afternoon carline pick-up.

  • Stop at the cones located in the left and middle lanes. Do not proceed to the unloading zones until directed to do so.

  • Do not get out of your cars to load (or unload) book bags into your trunk. This is not only a safety concern, but also slows down the carline. Bookbags, etc. need to go into the vehicle (or out of the vehicle) with the student. In the afternoon, if you want to pull around and go into our parking lot to reload bookbags, you are welcome to do this.

  • In the afternoon, if your child cannot buckle their seatbelt, a staff member cannot do this. Do not stay in the loading zone to buckle your child. Please pull up ahead of the first cone to buckle in your student or you can turn right and follow the carline driveway and drive around to our parking lot to buckle them.

  • Please be kind and listen to staff as they help ensure the safety of our community.

ARRIVAL, DISMISSAL, & CARLINE FAQs

 

What if I am late dropping my student off in the morning?

  • Students should be in class by 8:15am, ready for Morning Meeting. We end the morning carline at the back of the building around 8:10. If you arrive after 8:10, proceed to the front of the building, park and accompany your child to the front door to sign them in for the day.

  • Your student will receive a tardy slip and will be marked tardy for the day.
     

What if I am late picking my student up at the end of the day?

  • To ensure students are safe and so that teachers and staff can fulfill their duties, at 3:45, all remaining students will be taken to the Genesis Athletics After Care Program and families will be charged a late pickup fee.

  • The fee for late pickup is $10 for the first 30 minutes and then $5 for each additional 30 minutes.

What if I need to check my student out early on a given day?

  • We understand that sometimes appointments and obligations must be scheduled during the instructional day. If you need to check your student out early, please come to the front door and ring the bell.

  • Someone will answer to assist you. Please let them know you need to check your student out early. You will need to provide the student's name and their teacher. You may be asked to show photo ID as well.

  • It can sometimes take a few minutes to prepare a student for an early checkout, especially during lunch and recess. So please allow enough time to consider this when picking your student up early.

  • All early checkouts must be done 30 minutes or more before dismissal. Please check your student out before 2:45pm (12:45 on Wednesdays), if you need to do so. If you arrive after 2:45 (12:45 on Wednesdays), please be patient for us to connect you with your student. You may be required to wait an extended amount of time due to safety and our dismissal procedures.