Arrival & Dismissal
Grade-specific Arrival & Dismissal Procedures
Arrival and Dismissal for Kindergarten
On the first day only – Teachers will meet Kindergarten students at their class line spots in the yard at 8:55 a.m.
#1 – Joyce Sharpe
#2 – Janet Yablonsky
#3 – Jamie Zucker
#4 – Meghan Moulton
#5 – Stacy Silver / Tara Thorne
On the first day only – Kindergarten teachers will bring their classes inside at 9:00 am. We encourage you to come a few minutes before that to find your class line spot and be ready. Parents may go into the classroom with their children for a short time on the first day. (Please be aware the 1st and 2nd grade classes will be lining up in the yard at 8:30 am – please allow them enough space to meet and walk.)
After the first day of school, arrival for Kindergarten students is at 8:30am in the schoolyard. Teachers will meet Kindergarten students at their class line spots.
On the first day only, Kindergarteners will be dismissed at 11:50am. On Thursday Kindergarten students eat lunch at 11:00 am and will be dismissed at 11:50am to meet you at their line spots in the yard. Please be on time to pick up your child so there is a friendly face waiting to take him/her home. We ask that you leave the park as soon as you pick up your child as school is still in session for all other grades.
After the first day of school, dismissal is at 2:50pm – Parents and caregivers pick up students at their line spots in the schoolyard.
Arrival and Dismissal for Grades 1 & 2
Teachers will meet first and second grade students at 8:30am at their class line spots in the yard.
#6 – C. Steiner / J. Ramos
#7 – JoAnn Jimenez
#8 – J. McSorley
#9 – Melissa Fields
#10 – Carina Mirchandani
#11 – Peter Rockwitz
#12 – Amanda Rabain
#13 – Enrique Gonzalez
#14 – Colette Hall
#15 – B.Paulenoff/A.Madrigal
#16 – Bethany Trench
Dismissal is at 2:50pm. Parents and caregivers pick up students at the line spot in the schoolyard.
Arrival and Dismissal for Grade 3
On the first day of school only – When the first siren rings at 8:28am, students will proceed from the schoolyard to the gym to meet their teachers.
After the first day of school – When the first siren rings at 8:28am, third grade students will go directly to their classrooms.
Please note that parents will not be able to come inside with their children. When the siren sounds at 8:28am, only students will enter the building.
Dismissal is at 2:50pm. Parents and caregivers pickup students at these line spot in the schoolyard.
#17 – Rachel Baer
#18 – Chris Miller
#19 – Zoe Plantevin
#20 – Lauren Becker
#21 – Rebecca Lapide
#22 – Christine Cherichella
Arrival and Dismissal for Grades 4 and 5
Students will proceed to their classes when the first siren rings at 8:28am. This procedure is the same for the entire school year.
Please note that parents of upper grade students will not be able to come inside with their children. If your child is new to PS199 please kindly wait by the ramp in the school playground at 8:28am. Arrangements will be made to help your child to his/her classroom.
Dismissal is at 2:50pm. Students will wait in the cafeteria for their parents/caregivers to meet them. Adults will enter the school using the front doors and leave through the exit to the driveway. Students who have younger siblings will go to the line spots in the yard where their brother/sister is picked up. (Please let your child knows who their siblings’ teacher is and their line spots.)