Renaissance ELOB Parent Handbook

Our Guidelines

Renaissance Core Beliefs and Behavior Guidelines:

  • You may engage in any behavior that does not create a problem for you or anyone else in the world.

  • If you find yourself with a problem, you may solve it by any means that does not cause a problem for anyone else in the world.

  • You may engage in any behavior that does not jeopardize the safety of yourself or others. Unkind words and actions will not be tolerated.

Drop Off & Pick Up Procedures

  • Parents must use one of the four surrounding parking lots or the Kiss & Go Lane

    • In the parking lot, parents must park in a designated, legal spot and walk their student to the cross-walk personnel or school

    • In the Kiss & Go Lane, parents must remain in their vehicle; students should exit onto the sidewalk

  • Students must remain with their crew until parents pick up directly from their teacher(s) or through the Kiss & Go Lane

  • Students can only enter a Kiss & Go Lane car when it is one of the first two cars and must check-out with their teacher

  • The Kiss & Go Lane is closed during Storm Dismissals

  • For student walkers, parents must email teachers with written permission allowing their student to walk

    • Student walkers must have a home to enter at the end of their destination

Hours and Attendance Info

  • First bell rings at 8:30am; late bell rings at 8:40am

  • Dismissal bell rings at 4:00pm

    • Wednesday dismissal is at 1:00pm

  • Students go directly to class after first bell rings

  • All persons - students and visitors - coming to the school must enter through the front door

  • For any absence or late arrival, call the attendance line at 303-387-8002


It is the parents'/guardians' responsibility to keep the school updated with current records and changes,

as well as to stay informed about school and District events.


What We Need From YOU:

  • Parents must contact the school Registrar when any household/contact information changes and update their phone, address, email, legal name, etc.

  • Both parties must contact the school Registrar when households separate and provide updated contact & address information.  Additional District paperwork may be required.

  • Parents must contact the school Heath Assistant with any health or medication information changes. 

    • Proper, District paperwork must be completed.


What You Can Expect From US:

  • Renaissance communicates with parents through a Weekly Newsletter.

    • It is the parents' responsibility to stay informed.

  • Renaissance communicates Crew information through email from Crew Parents.

    • Parent/Guardian emails will be shared with Crew Parents.


Adventure Education Voyages

  • The learning embedded in Voyages is part of the Renaissance Curriculum

  • These learning experiences can not be replicated during regular class time or with make-up work

  • There is an expectation that all students participate

    • In the event a student is not able to attend due to a special circumstance, they must stay home during the Voyage dates

  • Students who become ill or show disruptive behavior on Voyages must be picked up at camp by their parent(s)

  • Providing proper gear is expected and essential for the success of a good experience

  • Approximate arrival times are posted on the Event Calendar

    • Any change in arrival time will be updated on the Event Calendar

  • If your student has a unique health or dietary need/situation, contact the Adventure Education Coordinator or the front office




Attendance Line:


Main Number:


Fax: 303-387-8001

Find us: 

3960 Trail Boss Lane

Castle Rock, Colorado



School Hours:

8:40 am - 4:00 pm

Wed 1:00 pm early dismissal

Douglas County School District Nondiscrimination Notice: The Douglas County School District does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, religion, national origin, ancestry, creed, age, martial status, genetic information, or physical characteristics, disability or need for special education services in admissions, access to, treatment of, or employment in educational programs or activities. The School District's Compliance Officer is Ted Knight, Assistant Superintendent, 620 Wilcox Street, Castle Rock, Colorado,, 303-387-0067. Compliant procedures have been established for students, parents, employees and members of the public.