Parent Information

Student Arrival/Dismissal

Morning lineup and supervision by school staff for grades 1 through 5 begins at 8:15 a.m. The students should line up by class behind the school building.  Unless your child is participating in the breakfast program please do not drop off or allow you child to arrive to school prior to 8:15 a.m. On school days when the weather is inclement, students will be allowed to assemble in the cafeteria at 8:15 a.m. 

Students enter the building at 8:20 a.m. to begin their school day.  Please make every attempt to bring your child to Robert Gordon School between 8:15 and 8:20 a.m. daily.

All Kindergarten students enter and are dismissed from the building through the main entrance on Grant Ave.

Tardy Policy

Students who arrive to school after the 8:30 a.m. bell (second bell) must enter the building through the main entrance and report to the main office. Parents please be sure that your child arrives to school on time.  
Lunch Procedures

For grades K - 5 student lunch begins at 11:15 a.m. and concludes at 12:05 p.m.  There are two lunch sessions during the lunch period. Half of the fifty minute lunch period is for eating in the cafeteria, the other half is for recess. Lunch recess is outdoors, weather permitting. Please make sure your child is dressed appropriately to be outdoors during lunch daily.

Students are permitted to go home for lunch.  If you plan to take your child out of school for  lunch,  please send in a note with your to your child's teacher. All students going home for lunch must be picked up by ringing the bell at the main entrance.

Dismissal Procedure

Students are dismissed from one of three doors at 2:50 p.m.
Dismissal Doors

Front Door
Kindergarten - Miss Mingoia

Kindergarten - Mrs. Warren

Miss McEvoy

Grade 1 - Mrs. Erbeck
Grade 1 - Mrs. Longo

Locust Avenue Side

Mrs. Lugara

Grade 3 - Mrs. Connell/Mrs. Ortizio

Grade 3 - Mrs. Heimall

Grade 4 - Miss Basile/Miss Swirz

Grade 4 - Miss Kulbaba


Middle School Side  
Grade 2 - Mrs. Batista
Grade 2 - Siegel
Grade 5 - Mrs. Bennett
Grade 5 - Mrs. Marino/Mrs. Trapani
 

All students who are not picked up at dismissal or are unsure of their after school plan are sent to the main office. If you are unable to pick up your child at the end of the day, please notify the office as soon as possible.

Before/After School Programs

A number of student programs are scheduled before and after the regular school day. Morning programs begin at 7:40 a.m. and conclude at 8:20 a.m. After school programs begin at 2:50 p.m. and conclude at 3:30 p.m. Students go directly from their morning program to their homeroom to begin their regular school day schedule. Students participating in after school programs are dismissed through the front doors at 3:30 p.m.

 *Please refer to your child's personalized schedule for more accurate information**

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