Welcome back! Parent Orientation + Important Information for 2019-2020

Parent Orientation August 16, 2019 1:30p.m.

Dear Parents, August 12, 2019

Welcome back to an exciting new school year. Below is information regarding safety procedures.

Safety Procedures

School Hours- Students must be in class by arrival time.

PreK- 1st 8:20-1:50 M-F

2nd-8th 8:35-3:05 M, T, Th,F

8:35-1:50 Wednesdays

Head Start 8:15-3:05 M-F

To ensure student safety, our arrival/dismissal procedures have been modified. Please note, although arrival/dismissal procedures have changed, our main entrance for school business during the hours of 8:35-3:05 will remain at Drexel Circle.


  • Student arrival begins at 7:40 a.m., no supervision prior to this time. Breakfast- from 7:40 – 8:10 a.m.

  • 7:40-8:35- Arrival Entrance is Drexel Avenue and 14 Street.

  • 8:35-3:05- Main Entrance is Drexel Circle. Any Tardy students are to enter through Drexel Circle.

  • Parents may escort students in for the first two days only. As of August 21, 2019, students will enter on their own. Parents of ESE self-contained, PreK and Head Start students may escort students to the cafeteria entrance or PreK/Head start classroom.

  • Arrival Entrances:

  • DREXEL and 14th Street - 7:30-8:35 ALL STUDENTS- Gate closes at 8:35

  • Drexel Circle 8:35-3:00 Entrance for Fienberg Fisher K8 Visitors

  • Drexel Avenue and 14th Street will be open for student arrival until 8:35 a.m. Students must be inside classrooms by their grade level start time.

  • After 8:35, Drexel Circle will be opened and manned by security for Miami Beach/Fienberg Fisher K-8 Visitors.

  • DISMISSAL: Change

  • PreK and Kg, 1st grade students will be dismissed from the class at 1:50; Head Start at 3:05

  • All students will be dismissed through Drexel Avenue and 14th Street.

Thank you for your assistance in keeping students safe.

Maria P. Costa, Principal

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