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Student Entry and Exit Procedures

Procedures for Student Entry

Drop Off

Butler Parking Lot Side   

Time: 9:10am

  • Please have your child remain in your car until an adult signals them to exit.
  • A staff member will direct them to the appropriate entrance for their grade level.
  • Students MUST be wearing their mask when they exit the car.
  • Students will NOT be able to be dropped off early.  They must wait in your car.
  • Students will line up on their respective “fins” and wait for an adult to direct them into the building, which will allow for appropriate social distancing.
    • Each “fin” is spaced out 6 feet as per social distancing requirements to best allow safe entry and exit.

Bus Students

Shaughnessy Front Parking Lot Side

  • Students who ride the bus will wait on the bus until they are greeted by a Shaughnessy staff member and will be exited one at a time.
  • Students should continue to wear their masks as they exit the bus.
  • Students will line up on the fins outside of the bus
  • Students will be escorted to their designated entry door

Entry Points and Traffic Patterns:

CSA/K (Bus)

  • Students who ride the bus will wait on the bus until they are greeted by a Shaughnessy staff member and will be exited one at a time.
  • Students should continue to wear their masks as they exit the bus.
  • Students will enter the former Kindergarten Wing Door (front left)
  • CSA students will be directed left by staff
  • K Bus students will be directed straight by staff and will then turn right to approach their classrooms

K (drop off)/ Third Grade

  • K students will enter the left Tot Lot door (back right) and will turn left to enter their classrooms
  • Kindergarten will enter first and third grade will enter second.
  • Third Grade students will enter the right Tot Lot door and will turn immediately right and go up the stairs.  Students will continue to proceed down the hallway and enter their classrooms

First/Second Grade

  • First Grade students will enter the left, rear-main door and turn left to walk straight to their classrooms.
  • Second Grade students will enter the right, rear-main door and turn right to go to A124 and A125, walking straight to their classrooms.

Fourth Grade

  • Fourth Grade students will enter the door opposite the baseball field (Butler Corner) and turn left to go up the stairs to approach their classrooms.

Dismissal Procedures

Butler Parking Lot Side

Time: 

  • 3:10 -  CSA and K parent pick-up with siblings in other grades.
  • 3:20 - Grade 1 and 2 parent pick-up with other siblings
  • 3:30 - Grade 3 and 4 parent pick-up/ All bus students

Parents will remain in their vehicle.

  • Parents will need to have their child’s name/ grade level displayed on the passenger side dashboard and visible through the windshield of their car.  
  • Students will be waiting in designated areas.  Students in upper grades will wait with siblings in the lowest grade level.
  • Students will remain inside during inclement weather, so please be patient as we get your child to ensure safety.

Bus Dismissal

  • Bus students will remain in their classrooms until their bus is called.
  • Bus dismissal will be slower than traditional dismissal so as to maintain traffic patterns and social distancing
  • Staff will escort students from their designated exit point to the correct school bus

Exit Points and Traffic Patterns

CSA/K (Bus)

  • CSA students will be escorted by CSA staff and exit their classrooms
  • CSA students waiting for parent pick-up can leave through the exterior classroom doors, as escorted by staff
  • CSA bus students will be escorted by staff and leave through the K entrance
  • K bus students will be escorted from  their classrooms and turn left down the hallway, turning right when they reach the main corridor.  They will proceed out the main entrance of the building.

K (pick up)/ Third Grade

  • K drop off students will be escorted from their classroom, turn left,  and then turn left again when they reach the main corridor.  They will be escorted out the back main entrance by school staff to find their “fin.”
  • Third grade students will exit their classroom and turn right, heading down the stairs at the end of the hallway.  They will then exit the Tot Lot doors and find their “fin” to wait for the parent/guardian.

First/ Second Grade

  • First grade parent pick-up students will exit their classroom and turn right.  Students will turn right at the end of the hallway and exit the back main door, as directed by staff, to find their “fin” to wait for the parent/guardian.
  • First grade bus students will exit their classroom and turn right.  They will turn left at the end of the hallway and proceed to exit the main entrance.
  • Second grade parent pick-ups will turn left out of their classroom and turn left at the end of the hallway.  They will exit the back main entrance as escorted by staff to stand on their “fin.”.
  • Second grade bus students will exit their classroom and turn left.  They will turn right at the end of the hallway and then be escorted by staff to exit the main entrance.

Third Grade

  • Third Grade students will turn left out of their classroom and proceed down the main staircase when directed by a staff member
  • Bus students will maintain social distance and line up on the right side of the hallway
  • Bus students will continue and exit out the right main door
  • Parent pick-ups will turn right at the bottom of the stairs and exit the left rear main door.  Students will be escorted by staff to their “fins.”

Fourth Grade

  • Fourth grade students will turn right out of their classroom and proceed down the main staircase when directed by a staff member
  • Bus students will maintain social distance and line up on the left side of the hallway
  • Bus students will continue and exit out the left main door
  • Parent pick-ups will turn right at the bottom of the stairs and exit the right rear main door, continuing on to stand on their “fins.”