Kathy Wickett Principal
Eileen Stull Assistant Principal
Cross Bayou Elementary
6886 102nd Ave N
Pinellas Park, FL 33782
fax (727) 547-7837
Physical School Hours: 7:35 am - 1:45 pm
Survey Link for myPCS families
After completing the survey, you may come to pick up a computer at school during the following times:
August 13th - 9:00 to 11am & 1:00 to 3:00pm
August 14th - 9:00 to 11am & 1:00 to 3:00pm
August 18th - 1:00 to 3:00pm
August 20th - 1:00 to 3:00pm
August 21st - 1:00 to 3:00pm
Parent information for 2020/2021 school year
COVID-19 Family Protocols 2020-21
PURPOSE: To have a plan for daily COVID-19 school operations. To be reassessed frequently (minimum of every 9 weeks).
THE MISSION OF PINELLAS COUNTY SCHOOLS AND CROSS BAYOU
To educate and prepare each student for college, career and life.
100% Student Success
THE VISION OF CROSS BAYOU ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
To provide a caring and success-oriented learning environment that enable each child to become a respectful, responsible and motivated lifetime learner through a collaborative effort among students, staff, parents and the community.
Where do students get dropped off in the mornings?
Where do the students go for breakfast?
R’Club- Students will be dropped off and checked in by R’Club staff outside the Cafeteria (in the bus circle) until 7:05 R’Club students will start eating breakfast in the cafeteria at 7:05.
Pre-K- VPK teachers or Vision Assistant will sign in VPK students at the car circle and direct them to sit in the designated area of the car circle. At 7:35, VPK teachers will walk VPK students to cafeteria for breakfast. Any Pre-K 3 or DHH Pre-K students will be dropped off at the car circle and an adult will walk them to class. Pre-K 3 and DHH Pre-K students will be eating in their classroom.
K – 5th grade - All students may go to the cafeteria to receive breakfast through the serving line. Students should sit in designated spots in the cafeteria, eat breakfast and then go to their classroom.
What time are students allowed on campus?
What if students arrive at school prior to 7:05 a.m.?
Will students get breakfast if they are tardy?
What will supervision look like?
Transitions and Recess
Students should use recess as time to get fresh air, experience a mask break and maintain social distancing while having their recess time. Students will have lanyards for their masks and should maintain wearing their lanyards while at recess. Teachers are expected to teach and provide guidelines for personal space during recess. It is imperative that all teachers monitor their students. Recess may be held inside or outside and is a time for students to have unstructured choice time.
Do our students need to walk in a line with 6 ft. apart from each other?
Teach WALK acronym:
W: Wear your Mask
A: Attend to Self
L: Look and Listen
K: Keep 6 feet Apart
Are hallways only one-way?
Do students need to social distance while outside playing at Recess and/or P.E.?
Can teachers go outside with their students during instructional blocks to work?
Can students and/or classes go to the Media Center to check out books?
Do students eat in the cafeteria?
Will students stand in line to get their lunches in the cafeteria? How will they be able to social distance?
How will students be dismissed?
Where can students and staff access water?
A water bottle filling station is located in the cafeteria.
Students will be able to access water in their classrooms at the sink. They can fill their own water bottle at the sink. If a student does not have a water bottle, they can use the small cups (provided by the school) in their classroom. PE will have a cooler with small cups (provided by the school) for students who do not have a water bottle with them at PE.
Where can students and staff access hand washing stations?
We have installed 10 Hand Soap Stations. We will add more when additional shipments are ordered.
Updates to school and student schedules, due to Learning Option selections, are still being made. Please allow school staff the time to complete this process. At this time, schedule changes will not made until the master schedule is recreated. Final schedules will be made available in Focus on August 13.
Cross Bayou Elementary will provide a caring and success-oriented environment that enables each child to become a respectful, responsible, and motivated lifelong learner through a collaborative effort among students, staff, parents and the community.
The Annual School Financial Report has been posted to the district website. Florida Statutes require each school to distribute this report to their parents as soon possible.
The report can be found on the district website by following the link below: