This letter is to inform you about PM parking lot changes that Memorial Middle School will be implementing after Winter Break.  I am sure many of you are not surprised by these changes because the parking lot can get very congested for PM parent pick-up.   Our goal is to get all students to their homes as safely and quickly as possible and I ask for your cooperation and patience as we implement these changes.


**We highly encourage all students to ride the bus to limit the amount of traffic in the

Memorial parking lot.  This is the safest form of student transportation.  If you choose to drive your child please prepare to be patient and assist us in keeping the Memorial parking lot a safe place for the Memorial students.

  • All parent pick-up will take place in the back parking lot (Garfield Elementary Side)

  • Please enter the driveway nearest Garfield Elementary and stay to the RIGHT side along the curb.  Only buses will use the left side of the driveway.  

  • All non-bus traffic will turn right into the Garfield Elementary back parking lot and loop around to prepare for student pickup.   Please see the diagram below.   This will help us to get traffic off of Hopkins Road.

  • Mr. Dudziak (or designee) will be located near the orange cone to stop traffic to allow buses to easily get into position for student loading.

  • There will be no student pick-up near the dumpster/cafeteria exit.   This location is only for handicap and/or special student pick-up that are approved by Mr. Dudziak.

  • Please do your best to continue to pull up as far as you can to ease traffic behind you.  

  • We will have more staff (ie. police, administrators, security guards, teachers, etc.) in the back parking lot to help direct traffic, especially early in the second semester as we transition to these new procedures.  

  • These changes will be implemented starting January 4th.   

Thank you for help with implementing these new parking lot procedures.


Mr. Dudziak

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