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Student Drop Off and Pickup Policy

 

Mary Star of the Sea High School
Student Drop Off and Pick Up Information
DURING THE CLOSURE OF THE WESTERN AVENUE GATE
Effective August 2016

This access plan is temporary until iStar develops the Ponte Vista land. The closure of the Western Avenue Gate is neither Mary Star’s decision nor preference.  Our administration and staff will do our utmost to provide traffic safety for our students.  In order for this transition to work smoothly, it is essential for all parents and drivers to cooperate fully and abide by these traffic rules.   

 MORNING DROP OFF

 
  1.  All parents and student drivers must enter and exit the school from the Taper Avenue Gate off of Westmont Avenue.  The Gate opens at 6:45 a.m. Parents dropping off students must continue on Taper Avenue to the turn around on the west end of the property and proceed to the coned drop off area in front of the school.  Student drivers are to park in the student parking lot on the west end of the property.  Please do not drop off students outside the coned area and/or block the traffic flow.  Please do not block parking lot driveways or enter the faculty and northern (gravel) parking lots when dropping students off.  Students walking to school must enter through the Taper Avenue Gate. 
  2. To prevent traffic jams and provide safety for our students, we request parents not drop off their students at the Taper Avenue/ Westmont or Taper Avenue/Sandwood corners
  3. Student drivers must park in the student parking lot and may not park on neighborhood streets. Students who do not follow this rule will be issued a detention.
  4. Parents wishing to conduct school business or pick up their child during the school day must enter through the Taper Avenue Gate and may park in the (gravel) parking lot on the northern side of the property directly across from the school.
  5. Parents and students are asked to follow the directions of Mary Star staff members and City Traffic Control Officers.  All Mary Star drivers MUST adhere to the speed limit.  Student drivers who do not follow traffic laws/rules will lose their campus driving privileges.
 

AFTERNOON PICK UP

 
  1. Parents picking up students must enter and exit the school from the Taper Avenue Gate.  The Gate opens at 1:45 p.m.  Parents picking up students must continue on Taper Avenue to the turn around on the west end of the property and proceed to the coned pick up area in front of the school where they may park and wait for their students. Please do not block any driveways while waiting for students.  Parents may not wait for or pick up their students in the gravel parking lot area.  This area is for parents conducting school business and/or attending games only.
  2. To prevent traffic jams and provide safety for our students, we request parents not pick up their students at the Taper Avenue/Westmont or Taper Avenue/Sandwood corners. 
  3. Parents are not to block any driveways on or off campus.  Also, please allow student drivers to exit the student parking lot and stop for student pedestrians.
  4. Parents entering campus during student pick up time to conduct business or attend games,  MUST park in the northern gravel lot across from the school.  NO PARKING WILL BE ALLOWED ON TAPER AVENUE BETWEEN 1:45 PM AND 3:15
  5. Parents and students are asked to follow the directions of Mary Star staff members and City    traffic Control Officers.  All Mary Star drivers MUST adhere to the speed limit.  Student drivers who do not follow traffic laws/rules will lose their campus driving privileges.