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    First Day Of School 2019
    Posted on 09/03/2019
    Back to School

    First Day of School (Grades 1-5)

    Wednesday, September 4th
    *Regular school hours apply, no early release

    7:40 AM to 7:52 AM 
    Students and families gather on the Whittier playground 

    7:52 AM First Bell.
    1st & 2nd grade students will line up at their assigned spot on the playground. This is where students will meet their teacher during pick up, drop off and at recesses. Teachers will meet you on your assigned spot no later than 7:55 AM on the playground each day.  
    3rd – 5th grade students and families will enter the building and line up in the hallway outside their teacher’s classroom door.

    7:55 AM School Starts

    First Day of School (Kindergarten)

    Monday, September 9th

    7:40 AM to 7:52 AM
    Students and families gather on the Whittier playground.

    7:52 AM First Bell
    Kindergarten students will line up at their assigned spot on the playground. This is where students will meet their teacher during pick up, drop off and at recesses. Teachers will meet you on your assigned spot no later than 7:55 AM on the playground each day.
     
    7:55 AM School Starts

    Before School Line up & After School Pick up 

    2019-2020 Whittier Before School Line Up Diagram

    2019-2020 Whittier After school pick Up Diagram

    Driving in the School Zone: Moving People and Cars Around Whittier

    When dropping off your child(ren) by car, drive slowly and carefully around the school. Please be attentive to children crossing the street, traffic patterns, drop zones, and crossing guards.

    • Parents are encouraged to drive clockwise around Whittier: west on NW 75th St, 
      north on 14th Ave NW, east on NW 77th St, and south on 13th Ave NW.
    • Don't block driveways; leave 5 feet of room or risk a ticket and a tow.
    • Remember to leave at least 20 feet from any crosswalk, marked or unmarked.
    • The BUS ZONE is located alongside the school on 13th Ave NW. 
      No drop off, pick up, or parking is permitted in this area.
    • 14th Ave NW is recommended for drop off/pick up before and after school.
    • Always drop off on the school side of the street or where children can 
      carefully cross at corners.
    • Pedestrians and cyclists: do not cross between buses or cars.
    Whittier Traffic Map