Morning Drop Off Procedure

The school day begins at 8:15 A.M. with prayers and morning announcements. Classes begin promptly at 8:20 A.M. Children will be considered tardy after 8:15 A.M. Children who incur numerous tardies (10 per Trimester) will be penalized with Saturday Detention (8A.M.-11A.M.).

Parents who are dropping children off should enter the parish parking lot at Holly Street and continue through the parking lot to the driveway between Mount Carmel Guild and Saint Michael School.

Students will be dropped off at the door across from Mount Carmel Guild. Parents should then exit onto Alden Street turning right out of the driveway.

The key: STOP, DROP, GO!!

Children should be ready to exit car in a speedy fashion. The older students will greet and assist the younger children, by hand, to their respective classrooms.

Parents may not drop their children off before 7:50 AM and send them to class. If children must be dropped off before 7:50 A.M. they must go to Before Care.

No student should be dropped off on Alden Street or at the front of the building. The front door should not be used.

Parking or dropping off in front of the building is not permitted due to safety. Please respect the traffic cones placed in front of building.

End of School Day Pick Up Procedure

Dismissal is at 2:45 P.M. for Pre-K3 through Grade 8. There is no parking permitted on Miln Street between 8:00 A.M. and 4:00 P.M. according to town ordinance. At dismissal please do not double park on Miln Street or park in the Cleveland Plaza lot. Those not abiding will be subject to ticketing by the Cranford Police Department.

  • PK 3 and PK 4 dismissal is at Saint Michael’s Lane.
  • Grades 6,7 & 8 use the middle door by the playground.
  • Grade K uses the door on Miln St. closest to Saint Michael’s Lane.
  • Grades 1A, 4A and 5A  use the back side door closest to the playground.
  • Grades 2A, 3A and 3B use the side door closest to front of building(the STOP-DROP-GO door).