Elementary Division Orientation: July 8

Welcome to Washington SchoolOrientation for Elementary Division students and families will be held on Saturday, July 8, in the Multi-Purpose Room at Washington Elementary School. At the Orientation, you will hear about program procedures, meet your teacher, familiarize yourself with the school, and have a chance to visit with other students. Although not mandatory, attendance at Orientation Day is recommended, especially for new students and their parents. If you are unable to attend, you do not need to notify the ATDP office.

Program Schedule

This student and family orientation is in two parts: a half-hour large group meeting in the Washington School Multi-Purpose Room (MPR) and a smaller half-hour meeting with the student’s teacher and classmates in the student’s regular classroom. Some families are invited first to the MPR and then to the classroom. Others are invited to the classroom first. Please find your course schedule below to learn in which group you belong and to where you should report first. If parents have children in different groups, they should pick just one time to go to the MPR. The same program will be repeated at each MPR meeting.

GROUP 1: Morning classes for students who have completed grades K through 3
  • Go first to the Multi-Purpose Room at 10 a.m. and then to your classroom by 10:30 a.m.
GROUP 2: Morning classes for students who have completed grades 4 through 6
  • Go first to your classroom at 10 a.m. and then to the Multi-Purpose by 10:30 a.m.
GROUP 3: Afternoon classes for students who have completed grades K through 3
  • Go first to the Multi-Purpose Room at 11:30 a.m. and then to your classroom by 12 noon.
GROUP 4: Afternoon classes for students who have completed grades 4 through 6
  • Go first to your classroom at 11:30 a.m. and then to the Multi-Purpose Room by 12 noon.

Directions to Washington School

From San Francisco, Berkeley/Oakland, Highway 24, the Peninsula, and the South Bay: Take I-80 East to the I-580/Richmond-San Rafael Bridge junction (right lanes), and continue on I-580 West. Follow I-580 to the Canal Blvd. exit. Turn left onto Canal Blvd. Go under the freeway and move to the right hand lane. At the next light, turn right onto Cutting Blvd. Continue on Cutting for one block and turn left onto Wine Street, just after the railroad tracks. Washington School is on the right.

From Sacramento, Vallejo, Highway 4: Take I-80 West. Exit at Richmond Parkway. Turn right onto Richmond Parkway and continue for several miles. Richmond Parkway becomes Garrard Blvd. Follow Garrard to Cutting Blvd. Turn left onto Cutting, and then right onto Wine Street. Washington School is on the right.

From Marin, Sonoma via 580: From US 101 take I-580 East across the Richmond-San Rafael Bridge. Take the Canal Blvd. exit. Turn right onto Canal Blvd. At the next light turn right onto Cutting Blvd. Continue on Cutting for one block and turn left onto Wine Street, just after the railroad tracks. Washington School is on the right.

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