UPDATES ON SCHOOL OPENING:
Due to the changes to the School District of Philadelphia Transportation Plan, our school day will begin 15 minutes earlier this year.
8:15 AM – 2:50 PM
Students should arrive no earlier than 8:05 to enter the building to be directed to their admission location.
Due to COVID safety regulations and space concerns, families will NOT enter the building with children.
1st – 4th Students should bring fully charged chromebooks.
We are waiting for K Chromebook delivery.
Kindergarten has half days for the 1st 5 days of school.
Served in classrooms during Community Meeting. Do not send students early for breakfast, they should begin to arrive no earlier than 8:05 AM.
Admission will begin at 8:15 AM inside the building.
REGULAR ADMISSION AND DISMISSAL
Regular Admission – Students will enter the building and go to assigned spaces based on grade and room.
Kindergarten – Students enter from the cafeteria and will be escorted to classrooms.
1st Grade – Students go to the cafeteria for admission
Autistic Support Students – Students enter from the visitor entrance (front door) on Dorrance Street.
2nd Grade – Students enter from the cafeteria and go to the auditorium.
3rd Grade – Students enter from the cafeteria and go to the auditorium.
4th Grade – Students enter from the cafeteria and go to the auditorium.
Students will be dismissed from assigned spaces outside and K will dismiss from classrooms.
INCLEMENT WEATHER ADMISSION AND DISMISSAL:
Kindergarten – regular dismissal from classrooms, families should meet children at schoolyard doors near Snyder and Dorrance Street Doors.
1st Grade – Dismissal from cafeteria, families should meet children at school yard doors near 18th street
Autistic Support Students – Students dismiss from the visitor entrance (front door) on Dorrance Street.
2nd Grade – Auditorium, families should meet children by doors on Passyunk Avenue near Dorrance Street. and exit by these doors.
3rd Grade – Auditorium, families should meet children by doors on Passyunk Avenue near Dorrance Street and exit from the rear auditorium doors that exit to Dorrance Street.
4th Grade – Dismissal from Cafeteria. Students who walk will be immediately dismissed.
Burgundy/Maroon Polo Shirt
Khaki/Tan Pants, Skirts, Jumpers
Closed Toe Shoes for Recess Safety
Please stop at the front desk to sign in when visiting Stephen Girard! All visitors need an orange visitor’s pass to walk building.
For the safety of all our children, we need all parents to report to the main office before going anywhere in the building. We thank you for your cooperation!