New Student Information

Welcome to Ross!

Here is what you need to know…

Students may enter the school at 8:35am, the school day begins at 8:45am; children should not be left at school before 8:30am since there is no teacher supervision.

The school day ends at 2:50pm [12:10pm on Early Release Days, no lunch]

We are a walking school [no bus routes]. For those who need to drive, the following are reminders about “rolling drop-off” and parking at Ross School:

There is no parking in the driveway in front of the school at any time.

In the morning, parents may pull into the driveway to drop off their children but must proceed out of the driveway after their children have left the cars. Teachers will be there each morning to assist students.

In the afternoon, no cars are allowed to enter the driveway from 2:45-3:00pm. Parking is allowed in the west parking lot, but cars need to park there before 2:45. Cars should line up according to the arrows and lines painted in the lot. A crossing guard will stop traffic at approximately 3:00 to allow cars to exit the lot.

Please do not park in the parking lots across from the school at Hayward Market and Paul Rogan Co. Those parking spaces are meant for the customers of these businesses.

You may park anywhere along the school side of Hayward Street. You also may park on side streets as long as your car does not block driveways or is not too close to an intersection.

Please be considerate of our neighbors and put the safety of children and families first. Weather permitting; the best way to get to Ross School is on foot. If you must drive, please keep these procedures in mind.

ATTENDANCE & ABSENCES

Students arriving after 8:45am are considered tardy. We urge parents to make every effort to get students to school on time, as it is unsettling to children to arrive after lessons have begun.

If your child is absent please call Nurse Olson at 781-380-0240, option 3 and give your child’s name, grade, and reason for the absence. There is an answering machine so you may call at any time.

Notes are required for every absence.

BREAKFAST & LUNCH

We offer breakfast each morning at 8:20 for students and staff. Breakfasts are $1.25 [or $.30 or free for those who qualify]. The price of lunch is $2.75 [or $0.40 or free for those who qualify].

Payments for meals can be made at MySchoolBucks.com. Prepayments can also be made with a check made out to Braintree School Food Service or with cash. Payments can also be made on a day to day basis at your child’s cafeteria.

CONTACT INFORMATION

Principal: Frank McGourty

Phone: 781-380-0240, option 2

FMCGourty@braintreema.gov

Admin Assistant: Diane Intravaia

Phone: 781-380-0240, option 2

dintravaia@braintreema.gov

website: http://www.braintreeschools.org/our-schools/ross-elementary-school

email:RossSchoolPTO@gmail.com - “like” us on facebook: www.faccebook.com/donaldrosspto

Jessica Faoro, 2017-2018 PTO Co-President – jessfaoro@gmail.com

Lisa Kirk, 2017-2018 Co-President – lisa.kirk07@gmail.com