Arrival & Dismissal Procedures

Arrival (AM)
The building opens at 7:00 am. Please note that students are not permitted to enter the building prior to that time. Parents, please note that TIS staff is not on duty prior to 7:00 am. 
 
Bus Riders:
  1. Students will put their mask on before entering the bus.
  2. When students arrive at TIS, the bus will drop them off by the auditorium entrance. 
  3. A staff member will greet them and send them into the building.
Car Rider Drop Off:
  1. Cars enter the parking lot off School Street and snake around to the circle drive (see map below). 
  2. Students will put their mask on before exiting the car.
  3. Stop the vehicle at the designated drop off cone.
  4. Cones 5-8 will enter through the front entrance of the building. 
  5. Cones 1-4 will enter through the entrance near the Cougar Cafe. 
  6. Parents are not permitted to drop students off from the CVS parking lot due to high traffic and safety concerns. 
  7. An administrator will greet your child at the front entrance or at the entrance near the Cougar Cafe.
  8. All students will have their masks on before entering the building. 
Walker Drop Off:
 
Students are considered walkers when they live within 2 miles of the school. Students are not permitted to walk to any other location, including their parent's vehicle located in the TIS parking lot.
  1. Students will put their mask on before entering the building.
  2. Students walking from Main Street will enter through the front entrance of the building. 
  3. Students walking from School Street (circle drive) will enter through the entrance near the Cougar Cafe. 
  4. Parents are not permitted to drop students off from the CVS parking lot due to high traffic. 
 

Dismissal (PM)

Bus Rider Pick Up

  1. Students will wear their mask upon entering the bus.
  2. Parents can view their child’s bus route via the Smart Tag system.
  3. Students who miss their bus will remain in their homeroom, contact their parent, and wait with their teacher until parents arrive.

Car Rider Pick Up

  1. Cars enter the parking lot off School St. and snake around to the circle drive.
  2. Several teachers will need to see your car rider sign throughout the line so please keep it in the window.
  3. We will place your child at a cone.  Please pull around to the cone to pick up your child.
  4. Once your child is in the car, please complete the circle and turn right on Malone St.
  5. If your child is late to car rider, we may ask you to pull around to the opposite side of the circle.  We will walk your child to your car.
  6. The dismissal bell rings at 2:48; however, the line may not start moving for a few minutes.  Please be patient.
  7. If your child is in band/orchestra, you may want to arrive around 2:55 so that your child has time to pick up his/her instrument.
  8. Parents are not permitted to pick up students from the CVS parking lot due to high traffic.

Dismissal (PM): Walker & YMCA Participants Pick Up

Students are considered walkers when they live within 2 miles of the school. Students are not permitted to walk to any other location, including their parent’s vehicle located in the TIS parking lot.

  1.     Students will be dismissed by Homeroom and via the campus intercom.
  2.     Walkers will be dismissed from the gym. YMCA participants will be dismissed from the Cougar Cafe.     
  3.     All Students must wear their mask upon entering the gym or Cougar Cafe.
  4.     A staff member will escort walkers via Main St. or School St. near the circle drive.
  5.     Parents may pick up students participating in YMCA after school from the Cougar Cafe entrance. 
CAR RIDER SIGNS
 
At dismissal, TIS staff members will continue to monitor and escort students to their vehicles. Parents must stay in their vehicles and wait for their students.  *Please have your white information card on display. 
 
*If you need a white information card, please contact the front office prior to dismissal.