Bus/Transportation Information/Parking Lot Info

posted Aug 12, 2016, 11:11 AM by lwood@athens-213.org   [ updated Aug 12, 2016, 11:12 AM by Mitch Boston ]
Welcome back to school on Thursday, August 18 (dismissal at 2:00)!  Bus route/times will remain the same.  If there is a change in your child’s pick-up/drop-off location, you will be called by the driver with times.  If you have not received a call, you can talk to Mr. Jerry Beiermann, bus supervisor, on Tuesday night during Meet Your Teacher Night from 5:30-7:00 at Cantrall Elementary School or call the bus barn at 636-7264.
 **One important thing is that you please communicate with your child about their transportation plans each morning.  This not only helps us, but helps them with any anxiety they may have.  Teachers and staff will be helping students find their bus after school.  Students being picked up by their parents will meet you OUTSIDE the east parking lot doors, as we do not unlock the doors until dismissal.  We ask that you park in a parking space if you are not sure how quickly your child will come out the doors and assist them to your car.  You may also get in the pickup lane.  We ask that you do not hold up the flow of traffic in this area.  There will be a teacher on duty at the doors.**  The parking lot is a busy place.  Please DON’T be in a hurry.  Talking on your cell phones while driving in the lot or in a school zone is AGAINST THE LAW.
Students CANNOT ride the bus home with other students for any reason (unless they have a pre-arranged daycare situation approved by the principal the day before).  It is important and so helpful for everyone that after-school transportation plans be consistent.  We understand that occasionally situations arise when you need to make a change.  In this case, please call the office before 2:00, as we distribute these messages to students at the beginning of the last period at 2:15.
*Sports*  Students should ride their REGULAR after-school bus to the Jr. High/High School for practice.  If they do not have a regular bus or their bus does not stop at the high school, they will ride Bus #10.  Students will be advised if a separate bus will come to CIS to pick them up for a game.  Please be sure athletes have all their sports gear for practices/games when they come to school.
Late drop-offs or early pick-ups during school hours should be done at the south office doors. Students need to be signed in or out by the parent.  THANK YOU FOR YOUR HELP!  WE LOOK FORWARD TO A GREAT YEAR AT CIS!