Visiting & Volunteering

LOM Visitor FAQ

 LOM Visitor FAQ

What time is “secure campus” and visitors are required check in?

                All visitors are required to sign in at the front office 7:45 a.m. through the final bell.

What entrances are open at what time?

                East Gates: 7:45-8:15 – Main student entrance -STUDENTS ONLY

                Office/Administration: 7:45  - All visitors MUST check-in with office.

   North Gate/Breezeway: Closed before and during school hours. The gate will for use by                 west- walking students/bicycles open upon dismissal bell. 

What if I want to escort my child to their classroom to start the day?

    Parents must check in through office and may accompany their child to the playground where     teachers will pick up students when the bell rings.

What if I need to talk to my child’s teacher before school?

                Parents wishing to talk to their child’s teacher before school will need to make an appointment with the teacher.

I want to eat lunch with my child.

    Parents will sign in at the front office and join their child for lunch. Parents my bring lunch for             their student only.

Oops! My child forgot his or her lunch/band instrument/homework/medication/etc.!

                 Items may be left at the front desk with the exception of medication. Medication must be given                  directly to the Health Tech.

I need to give the cafeteria money?      

    You may bring money to the cashier prior to the start of school or deposit money on              


                We welcome volunteers on campus.  If you are interested please contact your child’s teacher.                    He or she will give you information on training and the volunteer agreement form that needs to be                 completed prior to your scheduling.

Pick my child up early (Sick or appointment)

You will need to bring a picture ID to sign your child out of school. Please allow ample time when signing students out for appointments. Due to transition at the end of the day, signing students out early is not an option after 3:00 p.m. (or 1:30 p.m. on Wednesdays). Please plan on picking up your child prior to 3:00 p.m. if you have an appointment.

Can I wait for my child after school by their classroom?

                 Parents must use the waiting areas designated outside of school fences.

I need to help carry in a project to classroom?

Teachers will communicate to parents the protocol for dropping off larger projects that may need to be delivered.

I need to buy whatever someone is selling (student council/PTO/etc.) before school starts?

   Typically tables will be set up by the main gate or in the center breezeway.

How do I deliver snacks/birthday treats?

                 All snacks and birthday treats must be from the Approved Food List that is available on the                          Lookout Mountain website also below in pdf. Snack and birthday treats may be dropped off at the                 front desk.


    The front gate will be open until 7:30AM for before school conferences. After that time, parents      will need to sign in at the front office and get a visitors badge.

Areas to park

                Visitor parking lot and overflow lots are located on Coral Gables, on the east side of the                             property.

                Staff Parking Lot is located on Coral Gables at the west end of the property closest to the                 cafeteria.

Tricia Heller,
Jul 28, 2014, 8:24 PM