Emergency Community Council Meeting
January 14, 2016, 3:40 pm
Attending: Diane Hammer, Jody Knecht, Brooke Pendleton, Hilary Hales, Ellen Cox, Shellie Ashby (PTA)
We asked for recommendations for the city to consider. One of the dads living in the neighborhood, whose child walks to the Jr. High, works for a company who supplies safety equipment. He suggested the city consider the following:
We know that we can’t provide any hardware or physical properties to help with the safety of the children, but we can provide preventative safety education to help students be more aware of their responsibility to be alert to dangers. As a school, we will provide the following through a safety fair and direct instruction by teachers and by assemblies. United Parcel Service drivers will come and help with the safety fair, and we will work with our SRO to help provide resources to teachers, students and parents.
In light of the recent fatal auto/pedestrian accident, we have updated our SNAP plan to highlight the dangers of the intersection at Fort Lane and Lindsay Street.
Whitesides Elementary is located at 233 Colonial Ave., Layton, Utah 84041.
Cross walk duty and cross walk is located at Colonial and Gentile Monday through Thursday from 8:20 to 8:50 before school and from 3:25 to 3:55 after school.
Cross walk duties and cross walk at Colonial and Gentile on Fridays from 8:20 to 8:50 before school and from 1:25 to 1:45 after school.
There are drop off areas on the south and east sides of the school.
- Students living south of Gentile: Student should go to the cross walk with a cross walk duty located on Colonial and Gentile.
- Students living east of Fairfield: Students should go to the cross walk located on the corner of Fairfield and Gentile. There is a light on this corner, so kids need to pay attention to the “walk” and “do-not-walk” sign that will tell them when it is and is not okay to cross the road.
-Students living west of Fort Lane: Crosswalk at Fort Lane and Lindsay Street – crosswalk is provided, but no lights or crossing guard is present. Students must use extreme caution when crossing the street.
- Students living north of the school should walk on sidewalks provided by Layton City.
Next meeting is April 14 @ 3:45 pm in the library.
On the Agenda:
Review of DIBELS data and 2015-16 School Improvement Plan
Internet Safety - What we do to keep students safe
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