Carpool

St. Cecilia Catholic School’s commitment is to keep carpool safe for students and efficient for parents.

 

General Carpool Safety:

  • Please remember to always follow the teachers’ instructions for the safety of the students.
  • All students must exit the car from the sidewalk side. No students are allowed between cars at any time. All vehicles should be in PARK when unloading.
  • Please refrain from using cell phones during carpool drop off or pick up. No driving with small children on your lap. No children leaning out of windows.
  • For all afternoon pick-up: buckle little ones in AFTER in a parking spot that doesn’t block the line.

Morning Drop-Off: Self Screening and Temperature Checks

  • The self-screening and temperature checks are for all students – whether they are arriving during Early Arrival, Morning Community Center drop-off, or Morning HOV drop-off.
  • Please self screen using this flowchart prior to coming to school each day.
  • Students must remain in their cars until a temperature check is complete.
  • Students with a temperature below 100.0 will be permitted to proceed to their classroom.
  • Students with a temperature of 100.0 or greater will proceed to a secondary temperature check. If the secondary temperature check confirms a temperature of 100.0 degrees or greater students will be sent home.

Morning Drop-Off: Students Exiting Vehicles

  • For all students arriving for drop-off at either Early Arrival, HOV, or Community Center.
  • Teachers will not be able to assist with opening doors, unloading bags, or unbuckling students in car seats this year.
  • Please have your child open the door themselves, or be ready to open the door for them.

Morning Drop-Off: Early Arrival (7:00AM – 7:35AM)

  • Early Arrival Map
  • Early Arrival: 7:00AM, outside the gate to the school field.
  • Any students (not just HOV) can be dropped off during the Early Arrival time.
  • Students who arrive for Early Arrival will go to the gym, and be monitored by staff, socially distanced, and organized by grade level from 7:00AM – 7:15AM.
  • Beginning at 7:15AM, students will have the option of remaining in the gym or playing on the Field or Pavilion.
  • For rainy days, PK3-2nd graders will proceed to the Cafeteria, and 3rd-8th graders will go to the Gym.
  • Teachers will not be able to assist with opening doors, unloading bags, or unbuckling students in car seats this year.
  • Please have your child open the door themselves, or be ready to open the door for them.

Morning Carpool – HOV (7:35AM – 7:50AM)

  • HOV Drop-Off Map
  • HOV Morning Drop-Off Video
  • HOV Morning Carpool is from 7:35AM to 7:50AM
  • Only HOV and HOV-Auction may use the front office entrance/teacher lot after 7:35AM.
  • Teachers will not be able to assist with opening doors, unloading bags, or unbuckling students in car seats this year.
  • Please have your child open the door themselves, or be ready to open the door for them.

Morning Carpool – Community Center Drop-Off (7:35AM – 7:50AM)

  • Morning Community Center Drop-Off Map
  • Morning Community Center Drop-Off Video
  • Community Center Drop-Off is from 7:35AM to 7:50AM
  • Teachers will not be able to assist with opening doors, unloading bags, or unbuckling students in car seats this year.
  • Please have your child open the door themselves, or be ready to open the door for them.
  • Parents will enter the parking lot from Denise Street at the very first entrance located next to the building. Cars will continue to follow the sidewalk from that entrance, go under the porte cochere, and continue along the sidewalk to the Community Center.
  • Cars must pull all of the way to the Community Center regardless of the number of cars in the line. No cars may enter the line from Joan of Arc Drive.
  • Cars will exit onto Joan of Arc or at the designated exit on Denise Street.

Afternoon Pick-Up: Entering Vehicles (Early Dismissal, HOV, & Community Center)

  • For all students departing at either HOV, or Community Center.
  • Parents and/or students are responsible for opening car doors and loading bags.
  • Teachers are not allowed to touch vehicles or personal belongings.

Afternoon Pick-Up – Early Dismissal for Oldest / Only (Community Center)

  • Afternoon Community Center Pick-Up Map
  • Early Dismissal Oldest / Only students will have a staggered dismissal from their classrooms.
  • Early Dismissal Pick-Up takes place in the Community Center parking lot.
  • Early Dismissal For Oldest / Only Pick-Up for PK3 and PK4: 3:00PM
  • Early Dismissal For Oldest / Only Pick-Up for Kindergarten & 1st Grade: 3:15PM
  • Any PK3 and PK4 students who have an Oldest sibling in Kindergarten or 1st Grade may be picked up with their older sibling at 3:15
  • Remaining students will stay in their homerooms to be dismissed at the regular carpool.
  • Students will be assigned to exit the school building and go to a specific numbered cone. Parents will be directed to that cone to pick-up.
  • Parents and/or students are responsible for opening car doors and loading bags.
  • Teachers are not allowed to touch vehicles or personal belongings.

Afternoon Pick-Up – HOV (Begins at 3:35PM)

  • HOV Afternoon Pick-Up Map
  • HOV Afternoon Pick-Up Video
  • Afternoon HOV Pick-Up begins at 3:35PM.
  • HOV students will be dismissed from their classrooms to the pavilion.
  • They will sit socially distanced on the pavilion until their HOV carpool number is called.
  • HOV students will then exit the field gate to their vehicle.
  • Parents and/or students are responsible for opening car doors and loading bags.
  • Teachers are not allowed to touch vehicles or personal belongings.
  • Please note the HOV line faces west on Joan of Arc.
  • Please leave the church circle drive free for non-carpool traffic.

Afternoon Pick-Up – Community Center (Begins at 3:35PM)

  • Afternoon Community Center Pick-Up Map
  • Afternoon Community Center Pick-Up Video
  • Afternoon Community Center Pick-Up begins at 3:35PM.
  • Students will remain in their homerooms, and be dismissed when their carpool number is called.
  • Students will be assigned to exit the school building and go to a specific numbered cone. Parents will be directed to that cone to pick-up.
  • Do not enter pick-up zone to go to your child’s assigned cone until directed by carpool coordinators.
  • Parents and/or students are responsible for opening car doors and loading bags.
  • Teachers are not allowed to touch vehicles or personal belongings.

Afternoon – Bridges

  • Bridges Students will remain in their classroom until dismissal is over.
  • Bridges teachers will escort Bridges students to their designated grade level room where they will remain until they are picked up by a parent.