Howard Drive Elementary Safety & Logistics
Procedures to Transfer Students To/From Practice Field
Students enrolled in after care:
All players enrolled in After Care should report to their location for attendance check-in. These players will be picked up at the After Care Location by DCS personnel and escorted to the practice field. When practice is finished, they will be returned to the After Care Location by DCS personnel. No child enrolled in After Care will be released to a parent on the practice field. Parents must check out and pick up their child at the After Care location.
Students not enrolled in after care:
Grades K to 1: For safety reasons, parent must escort his/her child to the practice field. When practice is finished, parent must pick up child at practice field.
Grades 2 to 5: These students should proceed to the Media Room location at the dismissal bell. These students will be picked up by DCS personnel and escorted to the practice field. When practice is finished, they should be picked up by their parent at the practice field.
Cancellations due to rain:
Before practices: email to family, text message to phone number on record, DCS will inform the school’s After Care management by phone about cancellation
During practices: Students enrolled in After Care will be returned to the After Care location by DCS personnel (lead coach). Students not enrolled in After Care will be taken to the school’s nearest indoor location (e.g. school hallways, cafeteria). Lead coach and team coaches will remain with students until all parents/ authorized persons have been reached and pick up has been secured.
Coach screening and background checks:
Lead coaches – Level 2 screening proof
Team coaches (high school students) – MDCS student ID number