Arrival and Dismissal

Students taking the bus to school will follow the regular procedures for pickup and drop off at the school.  If you have additional questions about your child’s bus transportation, please contact John Demkowicz (demkowiczj@qvsd.org).

 

Elementary Arrival and Dismissal 
Elementary parents choosing to drop their children off at school will use curbside drop-off on the track side of the building (Osborne) and in the front of the building (Edgeworth).  A designated drop off area will guide you as you enter the area. Parents should not exit their vehicles.  Walkers will enter in the front of the building (Osborne and Edgeworth). Students may not enter the building prior to 8:40 a.m.  Dismissal at the elementary will begin at 3:40 p.m.  Car riders will exit the buildings in the same locations described for arrival.  Walkers will be dismissed at the back (Edgeworth) or front (Osborne) of the building.

Middle School Arrival and Dismissal
Middle School parents choosing to drop their children off at school will travel towards the middle school on Peebles Street. Students will exit the vehicle onto the sidewalk and wait to cross Harbaugh Street (a faculty/staff member will stop traffic to enable students to safely cross the street). Drop-off at the middle school will occur between 7:45 – 8:00 a.m. Doors to the middle school open at 7:45 a.m. Children are not to be dropped off any earlier than 7:45 a.m. 

High School Arrival and Dismissal 
Arrival: Leetsdale Police will not permit any stopping, standing, or parking on Beaver Street. There are Two Dropoff Locations for Students being Transported by a Parent/Guardian 

  • QVHS Student Parking Lot: Students can be dropped off in the stadium parking lot by entering from SR 65 and making a right turn into the stadium lot to drop students off at the bottom of the hill before turning left and exiting the lot back onto SR 65. Students must walk up the hill and use the bus dock entrance into the building 
  • Leetsdale VFW Parking Lot: Students can also be dropped off in the VFW parking lot at 515 Beaver Street (do not drop off along Beaver Street). All vehicles must enter the parking lot to drop of students. Students then may walk down the sidewalk to the high school (two blocks). Students will use the main entrance to access the building.
  • Students who do not ride a bus will not be permitted in the building until 7:45 a.m. 
  • Upon arrival between 7:45 – 8:00 a.m., students will proceed directly to their first-period class (15-minute homeroom period). 
  • The QVHS Cafeteria will serve breakfast each morning. Students wishing to eat breakfast may go to the cafeteria to eat.  They must be in their first-period class by 8:00 a.m. when class begins. 
Students being Transported by QVHS Buses
Monark begins dropping off students at QVHS around 7:35 a.m.  Students will enter the bus dock and proceed to the cafeteria or the gym (physically distanced with staff monitors). 
At 7:45 a.m., students will proceed directly to their first-period class (15-minute homeroom period).
The QVHS Cafeteria will serve breakfast each morning. Students wishing to eat breakfast may go to the cafeteria to eat.  They must be in their first-period class by 8:00 a.m. when class begins. 

Student Drivers
Students are not permitted to enter the building until 7:45 a.m. 
Students will park in the student lot and proceed up the hill to the building.  Students will enter via the bus dock entrance and proceed to the cafeteria for breakfast or immediately to their first-period class (homeroom 7:45 – 8:00 a.m.) 
 
Dismissal: Leetsdale Police will not permit any stopping, standing, or parking on Beaver Street. 
  • Staggered dismissal beginning at 2:44 through 2:58 
  • Student drivers will be released in the first two waves and should immediately exit the parking lot via SR 65 (buses will be in the high school driveway – no cars permitted) 
  • Walkers will be released at 2:48 to allow time for the student drivers to clear the student lot 
  • Students being picked up by a parent/guardian will be released in three waves (2:50, 2:52, 2:54) 
  •  Parents/Guardians should plan to pick-up students at one of the two designated locations – student parking lot or Leetsdale VFW. 
  • Parents/Guardians SHOULD NOT arrive in the high school student lot until 2:48 (after student drivers have exited) 
  • Students remain in period 6 class until called on PA system 

Time 

Students 

Thursday 

Friday 

2:44 PM 

students who drive to school 

A – F  

M – S  

2:46 PM 

students who drive to school 

G – L  

T – Z  

2:48 PM 

students who are walkers   

All 

All 

2:52 PM 

students getting picked up by parent 

A – D 

M – P  

2:54 PM 

students getting picked up by parent 

E – H 

Q – T 

2:56 PM 

students getting picked up by parent 

I – L 

U – Z 

2:58 PM 

Bus riders 

All 

All 

   

Two Pickup Locations for Students being Transported by a Parent/Guardian
1. QVHS Student Parking Lot: Parents/Guardians SHOULD NOT arrive in the high school student lot until 2:48 (after student drivers have exited.  Cars MUST exit back out on the SR 65 (no access up the hill to the high school upper parking lot/Beaver Street)
2. Leetsdale VFW Parking Lot: No restrictions on arrival time