Lower School Schedule and Cohorts

Pre-kindergarten, Transitional Kindergarten, and Kindergarten (Early Childhood)

Arrival/Dismissal

  • Childhood students will enter at the Lower School carpool deck doors. A School employee will open and close the car door for the student.
  • Lower School students will remain in classrooms until notified by SchoolPass that their cars have arrived, at which time they will exit through the Lower School carpool deck doors.

Schedule

  • Students arrive between 7:45 – 8:15 a.m. and depart at 2:30 p.m. Academic instruction begins at 8:15 a.m.
  • Students will eat lunch in classrooms with their cohort. Weather permitting, classes will use outdoor recess areas.

Cohorts

Early Childhood students will be in a cohort with their homeroom teacher and classroom assistant. Students will remain with their cohort for all classes, recess times, and lunch.


First and Second Grades

Arrival/Dismissal

  • Students in first and second grades will be dropped off near the flagpole and will enter from the door near the Early Childhood playground.
  • Lower School students will remain in classrooms until notified by SchoolPass that their cars have arrived, at which time they will exit through the Lower School carpool deck doors.

Schedule

  • Students arrive between 7:45 – 8:15 a.m. and depart at 2:45 p.m. Academic instruction begins at 8:15 a.m.
  • Students will eat lunch in classrooms with their cohorts. Weather permitting, cohorts will rotate through outdoor recess areas (e.g., field, playground, green space, Middle School donut) throughout the week.

Cohorts

Students will be in a cohort with their homeroom teacher. Students will remain with their cohort for all classes, recess times, and lunch. If we find it to be in students’ best interest, we will revise cohort groupings when we return to school in January.


Third and Fourth Grades

Arrival/Dismissal

  • Students in third and fourth grades will be dropped off by Parish Hall, proceed down the steps, enter through the front doors, and walk up the steps near the front desk. An alternative route will be planned for inclement weather.
  • Lower School students will remain in classrooms until notified by SchoolPass that their cars have arrived, at which time they will exit through the Lower School carpool deck doors.

Schedule

  • Students arrive between 7:45 – 8:15 a.m. and depart at 3:15 p.m. Academic instruction begins at 8:15 a.m.
  • Students will eat lunch in classrooms with their cohorts. Weather permitting, cohorts will rotate through outdoor recess areas (e.g., field, playground, green space, Middle School donut) throughout the week.

Cohorts

Students will be in a cohort with their homeroom class. Students will remain with their cohort for all classes, recess times, and lunch. Teachers will rotate to provide instruction. If we find it to be in students’ best interest, we will revise cohort groupings in January.