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Principal Grigg's Weekly Message 8/25/19

 

Hello Bulldog Families!

 

The first day of school is finally here!  It was wonderful to see so many of you at “Meet the Teacher” last week, and we’re looking forward to the first day of school for grades 1-5 tomorrow.  Kindergarten students will attend one full day of school this week according to their staggered entry assignment.

 

BEFORE AND AFTER SCHOOL CARE: It is not too late to sign up for the before and after school programs! Registration and program information be found here.  

 

KINDERGARTEN MEET THE TEACHER: Kindergarten students will meet their teachers on Friday, August 30 from 9:30-10:30am​. All kindergarten students will report to school full time on Tuesday, September 3.

 

GRADE 5 SAFETY PATROL:  Student who signed up for safety patrol will begin tomorrow. It is not too late to join safety patrol. Students interested in being considered for safety patrol must discuss the guidelines with their parents and return the signed application no later than Friday, August 30. 

 

BACK TO SCHOOL INFORMATION ON WEBSITE: Supply lists for all grade levels, school calendar, parent handbook and kindergarten information letter in both English and Spanish have been posted to Baileywick’s website.  The link can be found here

 

BUS TRANSPORTATION: Bus route information is available at www.wcpss.net. Select Menu, Parents, More, Transportation. Please be sure and check the website for stop and route information. The time shown at the top of each route will be the estimated time the bus is due to arrive at the first stop. Parents who have kindergarten or 1st grade students must be at the bus stop to receive their children in the afternoon.

DROPPING OFF STUDENTS: To drop students off before school, parents should enter the carpool circle in a single file line and drop children off in front of the school ONLY between 8:45 and 9:10am. For safety, numbered cones will be set up daily to guide students to meet the drivers at each of the cones. Please pull all the way up to the next available cone. For safety and efficiency of the process, parents should remain in their cars during this time. Baileywick staff and safety patrol will help your students exit your vehicle. 

 

PICKING UP STUDENTS: To pick students up at dismissal, parents should enter the carpool circle in a single file line through the upper parking lot. For safety, numbered cones will be set up daily to guide students to meet the drivers at each of the cones. Please pull all the way up to the next available cone. Staff members and safety patrol will monitor the process. Students will be called by their assigned carpool number as the parent approaches the building. Students will walk around the circle to board their vehicles from the right side only. Dismissal time is 3:45pm. 

 

Kind regards,

Kendall Grigg