Check Out----Check In----Tardies----Before and Afterschool Care
The school day is from 8:45AM to 3:15PM. Students may enter classrooms at 8:45AM. Students must be picked up by 3:30PM. The WS/FC school buses will transport children to any day care in the Zone 8 attendance area.
If you need to take your child from school during the school day, come to the school office. We will call for your child, and you will be asked to sign your child out. Please be prepared to show a picture ID. Teachers have been instructed not to release any child without authorization from the office. Do not go to the classroom and interrupt the class to pick up your child. We are not allowed to release your child to anyone other than parents or guardians unless we have your permission. This policy is for the protection of your child.
If your child arrives late (after 8:45AM), you will need to accompany him/her to the school office and sign in so your child will not be counted absent.
Tardies and Early Dismissals
Tardies and early dismissals hinder your own child's learning and interrupt the entire class. Tardies are unexcused for the same reasons as those under the "Attendance" section on the School Policies page. All other tardies and early dismissals should be avoided and will become part of your child's attendance profile. Each time a child arrives late or leaves early, the education of every child is interrupted. Each parent is responsible for keeping these disruptions to an absolute minimum. (NC Law G.S. 115c-378, State Board Policy No. 10, WS/FC Policy 6112). WS/FC School's AR5110 and Policy 6112 will be followed to monitor/reduce tardies and early dismissals.
Before and After School Child Care Program
The West Area YMCA conducts a before and after school child care. The after-school program will be in the Ward Gym, from dismissal at 3:15 until 6:00PM daily. Parents may enroll children in the program by contacting the West Area YMCA at 712-2000. The Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Schools Bus Transportation Department will transport your child by bus to any day care program in Zone 8.