Family Picnic

March 6, 2020

The P.K. Yonge Family Picnic is an annual event for Elementary School families that during the week before Spring Break. This year it will be on Thursday, March 19 from 11:00am – 12:30pm on the grassy area in the middle of the front circle. Most families bring lunches from home or from take-out places*. Families also bring blankets or chairs.

Who Participates: Elementary families (and siblings in secondary)
Date: Thursday, March 19, 2020
Time: 11:00am – 12:30pm
Location: On the grassy area in the middle of the front circle
Parking: Elementary upper field – Enter via the main gate near the guard booth and take a left through visitor parking, drive through the staff parking lot, and enter the top grassy field.  NO PARKING ON THE FRONT CIRCLE.

Important Check-in Information: Online Sign-Up
In the interest of campus safety, all family members need a visitor badge to attend the picnic. Please use the on-line sign-up to get your visitor badge printed ahead of time. On the day of the picnic, you can pick up your badge from your child’s teacher at the front circle. In order to use the on-line sign-up , you must have already shown your picture ID and had it scanned in the Front Office. We strongly encourage you to register ahead of time; lines were quite long last year! If you don’t register ahead of time, you will need to wait in line at the office to get a badge printed.

Secondary Siblings
If you have a middle or high school student who attends P.K. and will be joining you for the picnic, please CONTACT ATTENDANCE PRIOR TO THE PICNIC (a few days) and include the student’s name, grade, and that they will need to be checked out for the picnic. The preferred method for contacting attendance is via email ( You can also call the Front Office at 352-392-1554 ext. 221. Middle and high school students who have officially been checked out for the picnic will be released at 11:00am. If your secondary student will be returning to class after the picnic, please officially check them back in at the Front Office.

We realize every family may not be able to attend the picnic and we would like to make sure that every child has the opportunity to sit with a family or friend. Please let us know if we need to make arrangements for your child.

The picnic begins at 11:00. After morning drop-off, the FRONT CIRCLE WILL BE CLOSED; there will be NO PARKING ON THE FRONT CIRCLE! The primary parking area will be on the elementary upper field.

Enter via the main gate near the guard booth and take a left, drive through the staff parking lot, and enter the top grassy field. Arrive early to find the best parking! We look forward to seeing you there!

When the picnic is over, you may check your child out early to avoid making an extra trip back to school. Teachers will have clipboards with sign-out sheets at the front circle for quick check-out. With student safety in mind, families MUST sign their children out before leaving.

If adult family members need to return to work, students may return to their teachers.

*Lunches will be available from the cafeteria for students whose families are unable to attend.

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