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Springfield, IL 62704
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Dismissal and Your Child's Safety at Sandburg

February 26, 2019
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Please remember that the safety of the children is the number                 

one concern that all of us share.  With this in mind, following a few simple parking lot rules will help ensure that even the busiest traffic times are safe times for all the children.  Remember, saving a few seconds of your time is never more important than safety.


  • Traffic flow is one-way only.  Enter the parking lot from the north entrance only.  Exit through the south drive.  

  • Never pass a school bus that is loading or unloading students.  Not only is this dangerous, it is illegal.

  • If you pick up your child from school, pull into a marked parking spot and walk to the front of the school.  Do not leave your car anywhere else in the parking lot except in a marked parking spot.  Students have been instructed to wait for you in the “yellow safe zone” until you meet them there.

  • Never beckon a child to come across the parking lot to meet you.  Children are never allowed to walk onto the parking lot without an adult’s hand.

  • Whenever possible, use the sidewalk on the south side of the lot to walk the length of the parking lot.

Thank you for setting a good example for the children by following these safety rules.