• School Day:  8:05 am - 2:55 pm

    Arrival & Dismissal this year - including Traffic Pattern:

    To maintain a parking lot and school entry area that is safe for students, drivers and pedestrians, we will continue using the traffic patterns that were established and practiced last year. The parking lot in front of the school will remain ONE WAY ONLY- entrance on the westside (library) and exit on the Mt. Philo Road side. In addition, please respectall traffic cones usedto direct traffic. Thank you for following the indicated traffic patterns, driving slowly on school grounds and making safe, respectful choices behind the wheel.

    Students arriving by bus: Students will be arriving by bus starting at 7:55 a.m. and immediately go to their classroomsto transition themselves into the day ahead.

    Students arriving by car: If you are driving your child(ren) please plan to arrive at CCS at 8:00 a.m. and be prepared to drop them off between 8:00 and 8:10.
    The following entryways will be used for parent drop-off and pick-up:

    • Cafeteria Doors- Grades K-2
    • Front Bus Loop- Grades 3-5 (only once buseshave pulled away)
    • FlagPole Doors- Grades 6-8

    Students departing by bus: Students will be dismissed to their busses at 2:45-2:55. Cars are not allowed to enter the bus loop until buses have pulled away.

    Students departing by car: Parent pick-up will happen immediately following the exit of the busesat 2:55. All students should be picked up by 3:10.

    • Cafeteria Doors- Grades K-2
    • Front Bus Loop- Grades 3-5
    • FlagPole Doors- Grades 6-8

    Wednesday Early Dismissal:

    • Students will be dismissed from school one hour earlier every Wednesday, to allow for Teacher Professional Development.

    Tardy or Early Dismissal:

    • All incidents of tardiness and early dismissal must be excused by the parent or guardian, either through a note, telephone call, or email.  Any child who is to be dismissed is to be met by the parent/guardian in the main office.

    After School Change of Plans:

    • Families are required to call the Front Desk with any change of afterschool plans. Please call by 1:30 p.m. (noon on WEdnesdays) at 425-2771, so that we can make sure that your change in plans is relayed to the student.

    Absence from School:

    • When it is necessary for your child to miss school for any reason, please call the school at 425-6688 before 7:30 a.m. to report the absence. An automated voice mail system has been established for this purpose, to leave the main office line available for incoming business calls.  The school practice is to call home in the event of an unexplained absence in order to ensure the safety of the children.