Arrival & Dismissal Procedures

Woodholme is an all bus school.  Bus transportation is available to students based on their enrollment address. For help finding the appropriate bus for your child(ren) contact Suzanne DeWeese at sdeweese@bcps.org or 410-887-6700.

Morning Drop-Off Procedures:
9:15 a.m. - all students may enter the building, including breakfast students
No staff members are on duty to supervise students prior to 9:15 a.m.
Students are not to be left unattended by parents, guardians, or daycare providers prior to 9:15 a.m.

Drop-Off Location - along the sidewalk directly in front of the school building
For safety purposes, do not park on Mount Wilson Lane or drop-off students on Mount Wilson Lane.

9:31 a.m. - students are considered late and will receive a late pass from the office
Students regularly arriving late to school will be recommended to ride the bus. 
Continued tardiness will resulte in a referral to the pupil personnel worker.

NOTE:  A carpool number is not required for morning drop-ff only.

Afternoon Carpool Pickup Procedures:
If you wish to pick up your children at the end of the day, you will need to follow these guidelines to ensure the safety of our students.

Complete a Carpool Registration Form - can be obtained at the main office

Display Carpool Number in Vehicle Windshield - two copies will be issued
As you enter the car loop from Mount Wilson Lane, the number should be displayed for staff members to easily see.  Cars with no numbers will be asked to park and enter the main office to sign out the child(ren).

3:55 p.m. - 4:10 p.m. - students are dismissed by number when their car arrives

4:11 pm. - parents, guardians, or daycare providers must park and sign out the child(ren) from the office.
Staff members are off duty at 4:15 p.m. 
Students regularly picked up late will be encouraged to ride the bus. 
Continued late pickup will result in a referral to the pupil personnel worker.


Changes to a Child's Dismissal:
For the safety of your child(ren), all changes to dismissal procedures (including early dismissals) must be placed in writing to your child(ren)'s teacher and approved by the office.

Students will not be called to the office for dismissal after 3:10 p.m.