Lower School Schedule and Cohorts

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

Arrival/Dismissal

  • PK/TK/K enters from the flagpole doors.
  • 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 7:30 – 8:05 a.m. and depart starting 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 at the Lower School doors and keep left to proceed to classrooms.
  • 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 starting at 7:45 a.m. and depart starting 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 enter the Lower School carpool doors  and keep right and proceed down the ramp towards the front desk.
  • 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 starting at 7:45 a.m. and depart starting at 3:00 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.

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