SCHOOL SAFETY


Just as teachers, books, and homework go hand-in-hand with children's school year, so should safety for adults.
  1. Slow down in school zones, and observe speed limits.
  2. Make sure your child uses the sidewalks and crosses the street at crosswalks.
  3. If your child walks to school, either accompany him or her, or have your child walk in a group.
  4. If your child rides a bus, tell them to sit in their seat until the bus has stopped at the school.
  5. Make sure they know where to get off on the way home.
  6. Teach young children their address and phone number.
  7. Check with the school about policies on allergies and what food items are restricted or not allowed.
  8. Teach your child to wash their hands after using the washroom and before eating snacks.
  9. Make sure their knapsack fits them comfortably and is not too heavy.
  10. Teach children not to talk to strangers or approach a stranger in a car.