Dismissal Safety at Newburgh Public School

Dismissal Safety
Posted on 09/28/2020

Dear Parents and Guardians,

The Dismissal process at Newburgh Public School is a busy time of the day and to ensure that everyone is safe, we would like to address a couple of issues that have arisen related to our new procedures.

  1. Walkers and students being picked up are dismissed first with the intention that these students and parents are able to clear the school area before the buses are loaded and depart the school. Please be on time to pick up your children so that you are able to clear the roads and sidewalks to allow the buses clear passage.  
  2. Do not drive into the parking lot being used for dismissal as we are using this as a meeting space for parents and students.
  3. When using East Street to pick up your children, please drive slowly and use extra caution in case parents or children are crossing the road.
  4. If you are still in the school area as the buses begin to leave the turnaround, please ensure that you give them right of way.

We will continue to assess the situation over the next couple of weeks and notify you if further changes need to be made.

Thank you so much for your kind attention to this matter.

John Ricci

Principal, Newburgh Public School