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Daily School Procedures

The school day begins at 7:40am -and ends at 2:10pm. The GES front office is open from 7:15 am to 2:45 pm during the school year. 
 
For more information, you can reach the GES front office by dialing (317) 915-4260.  
 
Reporting Absences, Late Arrivals, Leaving Early
If your child will be late to school or absent you are asked to call the school office by 8:00 am. The phone number is 317-915-4260. Voicemail is available 24 hours to leave messages. Extended absences may be reported by completing the prearranged absence form.
If your child is leaving early, please send a note to the teacher. We will call the student to the office when you arrive. You will be asked to provide ID. Please pick up early release by 1:50.
Forgotten Items
If a student forgets an item at home and a parent needs to drop off that item after school has begun, that item may be dropped off in the front office on the bookshelf. Please have student's first and last names, and teacher's name, on the item and we will deliver it to the student.

Change Your Drop Off and Pick Up Plans

School Dismissal Manager is used for all daily dismissal changes including leaving early, appointments, absences, and changing dismissal type.

From within the portal, parents can schedule recurring exceptions such as carpool on Wednesday only, or YMCA every day, etc. Any changes need to be made by 12:45 pm

Volunteering at GES

Please review the SafeVisitor information to learn more about the process and begin the steps for your background check.

Visitors/volunteers/chaperones MUST have a Safevisitor background check on file with Hamilton Southeastern Schools to be allowed to volunteer or chaperone in the building or for events.

Who Can Pick Up My Student(s)

If a student needs to leave early for any reason, only family and individuals listed on a student's approved Skyward list can pick up the student.

Under the "Family and Emergency Contact" tab in Skyward, list your approved people to pick up your student. Approved individuals must show a valid Driver's License.