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Safe Walking Routes

Safe Walking Routes

Dear Parents, Guardians, and Neighbors:

Your students’ safety is of great concern to us. To ensure their safe passage to and from school, we are providing a Safe Walking Routes Map for your use. Our local law enforcement officers and municipal safety experts have recommended these routes.

We encourage students to walk along well-­‐traveled sidewalks, to walk with other students whenever possible, to use crosswalks and to follow the directions of the crossing guards. We also encourage parents to become familiar with the safest walking route to school and to walk this route with their children before the school year begins.

Please review the procedures for school drop-­‐off/pick-­‐up and bus zones. Remind your students to exit cars on the side closest to the school sidewalk and to use the crosswalk with an adult when walking from the east parking lot to the school. Students may not cross the crosswalk unattended. Do not drop students off in the East (faculty & bus) parking lot.

You may park and accompany your children across the crosswalk. Please review the map carefully. Feel free to contact the school if you have questions. Thank you for your help as we all work to keep our students safe.

Sincerely, Mr. Pullan

Mr. Pullan


Safe Walking Map

Text Descriptions of Walking Routes

Zone 1: Students who live on Oak Vista Drive, or the connecting streets between Oak Vista and 6700 West, will walk east toward 6700 West. Students should continue south on 6700 West to gain access to the school through the chained link cut through path.

Zone 2: Students who live on Valley Oak Drive, Scarlet Oak Drive, or Oak Acorn Court should walk east toward Pin Oak Drive. Once on Pin Oak Drive, students should walk south to Fall Oak Drive, where they will join other foot traffic. They will walk west to Hilltop Oak Drive, where they have access to the school.

Zone 3: Students who live south of Fall Oak Drive and west of Hilltop Oak Drive should walk toward Hilltop Oak Drive. They should continue walking south to the crossing guard located at the intersection of Hilltop Oak Drive and Laurel Oak Drive. After crossing Hilltop Oak Drive, students will have access to the school.

Zone 4: Students who live Oak Farms Drive, Scrub Drive, Spring Oak Drive, and Poison Oak Drive should walk toward the intersection of 6700 West and Hilltop Oak Drive. Students who live on Ivy Springs Lane, Ivy Gable Drive, Maul Oak, and Cork Oak Drive, should walk toward Hilltop Oak Drive. Once on Hilltop Oak Drive, students have access to the school.

Zone 5: Students who live in the Sycamores should use the newly installed walkway over U111 at 8200 South. They should continue walking east on 8200 South to 6700 West. Turn south on 6700 West and continue to the crossing guards on Hilltop Oak Drive. After crossing 6700 West to Hilltop Oak Drive, students will have access to the school.

Zone 6: Students living in the Three Forks neighborhood will walk west towards 6400 West. They will cross 8600 South at the roundabout with crossing guards and then immediately cross the roundabout again to continue on 6400 West on the west side of the street where there are sidewalks. They will follow sidewalks to Black Oak Dr and walk west to Hill Top Oak. They will cross with another crossing guard across Hilltop Oak to the main entrance of the school.