East Hill Arrival and Departure Procedures

Arrival Procedures

Arrival begins at 9:00 a.m with buses unloading students. Parents may enter the parking loop to drop off their children between 9:05 a.m and 9:10 a.m after all buses have unloaded. Parents must stay in their car at all times. Walkers may arrive at the school at 9:00 a.m. Please do not arrive early or let your child arrive early as there is no supervision until 9:00 a.m. when the doors will be opened. Students that would like breakfast will pick it up upon arrival and eat in their classroom. 

Dismissal Procedures

Bus dismissal ill begin at 3:15 p.m. Parents can enter the parking lot after all buses have arrived (roughly 3:20 p.m.). Parent  pickup tags, similar to the ones pictured at right, will be provided for all families that indicated the need for afternoon  transportation. Each family will get two car tags with the same number. Students will be provided with a backpack tag with the corresponding number. School staff will be able to easily identify the correct car in the pickup line outside of  school. If a parent is designating someone else to pick up a child on a particular day, it will be up to the parent to make sure they provide that person with the pickup tag. Again, parents must stay in their car at all times unless, of  course, it is necessary for you to help a child get out of their carseat. 

We truly appreciate your support with following our arrival and dismissal procedures to keep all students safe. Please do not hesitate to contact the main office at 315-487-4648 with any questions.                                                      

Questions & Answers:

Q: What about walkers and students riding bikes?
A: If you are allowing your child to walk or bike home, please send a note to the office. Walkers and bike riders should arrive at 9:00 a.m.

Q: What if my children participate in a carpool?
A: Please contact the office. You will need to provide a written note indicating your permission for your child to  ride in a different car. If the carpool is happening daily, we will provide the children with the same tag number. 

Q: What if a tag is lost?
A: Please contact the office.  

Q: What if I need to pick up my child early on a given day?
A: Early pick up must occur before 2:45 p.m. so that the buses can enter the parking lot.

Q: What if I selected district transportation but want to pick my child up once in a while?
A: If you typically pick up your child more than twice a month, please contact the office for a tag.