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10.56.P.1 Student Safety

Section 10.56 - Policy


Use of Bicycles

Students are expected to follow all local laws when traveling to and from school and are encouraged to wear appropriate safety equipment including helmets. Bicycles and scooters must be walked in crosswalks and once on the school grounds. Skateboards, rollerblades, etc. must be similarly carried. It is recommended students in K-2 be accompanied by a parent/guardian or a rider in grades 3-8.

Students who are eligible to ride bicycles to school are responsible for following common bicycle safety practices.
  • Walk bicycle from edge of school property and across crosswalks; bicycles and scooters must be walked in crosswalks and once on the school grounds.  Skateboards, rollerblades, etc. must be similarly carried.
  • one rider per bike
  • park in racks provided
  • lock the bike

Schools WILL NOT store skateboards, scooters, rollerblades, etc. in the office or classroom areas. If a student chooses to use this mode of transportation to/from school, the item must be able to be secured with a locking mechanism in the bike rack area. Bicycles must also be secured in the bike area. The school will not be responsible for the loss or theft of any of these items.

Motorized vehicles including scooters are not allowed at any time.

Conduct of Students to and from School

The Board has adopted policies and procedures governing student behavior and has authorized each school to develop school rules consistent with Board policies. These policies and procedures apply to students during the school day; while students are going to or returning from school, whether the student is walking, waiting for, or riding a school bus or a private vehicle; and while the student is participating in or attending any school sponsored activity, whether at school or elsewhere. These policies and procedures also apply to students whose conduct at any time or place interferes with or obstructs the mission or operation of the schools, or the safety or welfare of students, employees, or property.