Arrival & Dismissal

Please note that our most current arrival and dismissal times and procedures are located in our Distance Learning section.

Starting November 2nd for K-1 students and November 9th for grades 2 and 3, school times will be as follows:

Cherry Campus

8:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.

Oak Campus

8:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Review our procedures for school arrival and dismissal. All dismissal changes must be called in or e-mailed to the teacher and office by noon.

School times

Cherry Campus

8:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Oak Campus

8:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.

Cherry Campus

Beginning-of-Day Parent Drop-Off

7:30 a.m.

Doors open. Students go to the cafeteria.

8:20 a.m.

Students leave the cafeteria and report to homeroom.

8:30 a.m.

Classes begin. Please plan to be at school by 8:20 a.m. Classroom instruction starts at 8:30 a.m., and having time to transition between home and school is important. Students arriving at school after 8:30 a.m. are tardy and will need to get a pass prior to joining class.

End-of-Day Parent Pick-Up

4:00 p.m.

Classes are dismissed. Kindergarten students and first through third graders with a sibling at another campus are picked up in the gym. First through third grade students who are Cherry-only families are dismissed through the car rider line. Students who use bus transportation are sent to buses or students are excused to the Upper Room after-school program.

4:15 p.m.*

Remaining students are brought to the office.

* Every minute after 4:15 p.m., a $1 charge is incurred.

Oak Campus

Beginning-of-Day Parent Drop-Off

7:30 a.m.

Doors open. All students eating breakfast and K–1 students go to the “cafeteria” (the gymnasium), 2–5 students not eating breakfast go to the auditorium.

7:50 a.m.

Students leave the “cafeteria”/auditorium with a teacher to go to their homeroom.

8:00 a.m.

Classes begin. Please plan to be at school by 7:55 a.m. Classroom instruction starts at 8:00 a.m., and having time to transition between home and school is important. Students arriving at school after 8:00 a.m. are tardy and will need to get a pass prior to joining class.

End-of-Day Parent Pick-Up

3:30 p.m.

Classes are dismissed. Students who use bus transportation are sent to buses on 69th Street (north side of campus) or students are excused to the Upper Room after-school program. Walkers will be dismissed out of the NW door (must have signed the permission slip). All students K–5 will receive a car rider number. We will dismiss in order of cars arriving in the circle drive. Numbers will be called into the auditorium and students will be organized into a list of 6–8 cars in the hallway and then brought outside by a staff member to put kids in the car. Every child will have a number. We are NOT using the same number you had a Cherry. Our numbers will be on green paper. Please go to the Oak office to pick up your car rider number or any additional numbers.

3:45 p.m.*

Remaining students are brought to the office.

* Every minute after 3:45 p.m., a $1 charge is incurred.

BUILDING ENTRANCE DOOR WILL REMAIN LOCKED AT ALL TIMES (as well as all other doors to the building). During the school day, the door will remain locked and all who enter will be buzzed into the building.

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