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School Traffic Safety- News from the Principal



Hello M.V. Parents,
This is an update regarding traffic issues around our school that I hope will be beneficial for all.
First,  there will be construction the month of August for road Construction in our school neighborhood. There will be No Parking around the school except during drop off and pick up times (8-8:30 am and 3-3:30pm it will be allowed) Please obey all posted signs in the area.


Next, if you are double parking (in the middle of the street) to let your child out, or call your child over, it can be a possible parking violation of $76.  City officers take pictures of cars with this violation.  You will recieve a ticket in the mail. 

Our duty aides out there seeing this occur are also asked to take pictures of license plates during this violation.

We are opening up several gates in the morning and the afternoon to help distribute the traffic flow.  We will continue to open the KINDER gate in the mornings, hoping this will cut down on the mass craziness in the morning by the cafeteria gate.

AT THE END OF day, we are going to open up the gate at the far back of the school at the corner of 13th Street West and Jackman.  A duty aide will be present at the gate.  You may park your car on Jackman or 13th.  IF THIS is where you want to pick up your child, make sure that THEY know this is where you will meet them.

We are working hard to develop the best plan for traffic.  Please follow ALL traffic laws and parking laws.  There are signs that say NO STOPPING in front of the school, which means you can quickly drop off and quickly move on safely.  Our streets are narrow and we are working with what we have but we need our parents to follow the laws and your cooperation.  Thank you.


Thank you,  Ms. Forte