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Morning Drop Off

Morning Drop Off Procedures for Grades 1-5


Students are allowed on campus starting at 8:00 a.m. and no earlier unless attending Breakfast.  No student is to be on the blacktop or any school areas prior to 8:00 a.m.  Running Club begins at 8:00 a.m. Students are to stay on playground area only.  Students should not take backpacks to classrooms at any time.


Valet drop offs (1-5) are from 8:00 to 8:13 a.m. at the Nelson South gate only.  Students should come on to campus and place backpacks at classroom’s designated line up location on the playground.


Students coming to school via walking/biking drop off (alone or with a parent) should enter the school from 8:00 to 8:13 at the Ruhland gate entrance on the North side of school closes to the equipment.  Students should come on to campus and place backpacks at classrooms designated line up location on the playground.


The front of the school is for school business only and students will not be allowed to enter through the MacKay entrance. Please DO NOT drop students off in the staff parking.


In order to respect teacher preparation and instruction time, parents that need to speak to their child's teacher prior to school need to call the office, leave an email, write a note, or request a conference prior to morning drop off.

In an effort to respect our instructional time, Parents are requested to leave campus at the 8:13 morning bell.  Side gates will be locked at 8:15 and instructional time begins, regardless of the activity being done.


Madison Morning Entrance Map

Madison Morning Entrance Map

Bikes and Scooters

Only students in grades 1-5 will be allowed to ride and park on campus.  Helmets are required for any student riding. Any primary student wanting to ride or scooter will not be able to leave item on campus.  The bike racks will be located just north of the playground equipment on the Ruhland side of school.  Bikes and scooters must be walked to the racks and locked up.


Students Arriving Late

Students who are arriving after the 8:13 bell has rung, should come through the front office for a tardy slip.