McKinley

Elementary School

Locations

7:30am – 8:30am | 14:50pm – 15:50pm |  W. North Ave. & N. 88th St. | McKinley Elementary

7:15am – 8:45am | 15:00pm – 16:00pm |  W. North Ave. & N. 90th St. | McKinley Elementary

7:15am – 8:45am | 14:50pm – 15:50pm |  W. Meinecke Ave. & N. Swan Blvd. | McKinley Elementary

7:15am – 8:30am | 14:50pm – 15:50pm |  W. Clarke St. & N. N. Swan Blvd. | McKinley Elementary

As the weather turns cooler, please remember that the ”Hug and Go” is for ACTIVE dropping off and picking up.  Please read the changes regarding pick up of students in the 90th street cut out.

At drop off, please pull all the way forward in the cut out lane before stopping to drop off your child. Once your child is out of the car, please drive forward slowly watching for oncoming cars.  Please do not sit and wait to watch your child walk to their line. If you have concerns about your child getting to line, please park in a “preferred” parking area and walk them to line. Please be respectful and take care of afterschool instructions, conversations BEFORE you reach school. Also, please let your child out of the car on the side closest to the sidewalk.  Thank you for keeping our children safe.

At pick up, “active pick up” means that parents must obey the “no parking” signs in the cut outs.  Parents can pull up only when students are ready to leave.  Students should enter the car from the sidewalk side and be able to buckle themselves.

In order to facilitate safe departure from school, we will start placing cones in the 90th street cut out area from 3 pm until approximately 3:25 pm.  This will start on Monday, October 28th.  Parents that desire to use the cut out area and not park are should not to arrive until after 3:25p.m.  Do not attempt to enter the cut out before 3:25 p.m. Once the area in front of the 90th street doors has begun to clear of pedestrians (approximately 3:25 p.m.), the cones will be removed and cars can begin to file into the cut out, making sure to pull the entire way forward.  Students and teachers should be able to see parents in cars more clearly once the majority of students have left.

If you will regularly be using the cut outs to pick up your child, please return the form in your child’s Tuesday folder to the office.  Children who are being picked up by car in the cut out will wait toward the back of the dismissal line.  If you infrequently use the cut out, please alert your child or child’s teacher on days your child will be picked up in the cut out.

  • If you infrequently use the cut out, try to alert your child or child’s teacher if you (or someone else) will be picking your child up in the car in the 90th street cut out area.
  • You are always welcome to park and walk to pick your child up.

IMPORTANT: “Parking passes” have been issued to families with children who need special assistance getting to and from their cars.  These families will still be able to park on the far north end of the 90th street cut out and in the “bus” parking.

What is “Active Pick – up”?

  • Student enters car at pick up time from the curb at the cut outs WITHOUT needing the parent to park.
  • Students can buckle themselves into seats.
  • No parking in the cut out areas.

How can we make it better?

  • Starting on Monday, October 28th, cones will be placed in the cut out area from 3pm until approximately 3:25 p.m.
  • Parents that desire to use the cut out area and not park are should not to arrive until after 3:25p.m.
  • Once the area in front of the 90th street doors has begun to clear (approximately 3:25 p.m.), the cones will be removed and cars can begin to file into the cut out, making sure to pull the entire way forward.
  • Students and teachers should be able to see parents in cars more clearly once the majority of students have left.

How can you help?

  • Do not attempt to enter the cut outs between 3-3:25 pm along 90th Street.
  • Pull completely forward when entering the cut- outs.
  • Return form below if you will be driving to pick up your child on a regular basis.  The form will help the teachers plan for dismissal from the building.  Children who are being picked up in the cut out will wait toward the back of the dismissal line.
  • If you infrequently use the cut out, try to alert your child or child’s teacher if you (or someone else) will be picking your child up in the car in the 90th street cut out area.
  • You are always welcome to park and walk to pick your child up.

IMPORTANT: “Parking passes” have been issued to families with children who need special assistance getting to and from their cars. These families will still be able to park on the far north end of the 90th street cut out and in the “bus” parking.

Temporary Parking Pass

Thank you for helping keep our student’s safe.

Please display your parking pass in the front window. A suggestion is to take a large binder clip and clip it to your visor mirror. If you do this, you can put down the visor to display it in the front window. This way, it can stay attached and hopefully not be misplaced.

When possible, we will ask that you park on 90th Street. Pull north of the cut out (where the bus parking is) and park.  If you have concerns or need other parking arrangements, please contact the McKinley school office.

Thank you.