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Safety Patrol

The Alta Vista Safety Patrol is comprised of our 5th graders who actively participate in keeping the safety and order of our students before and after school. Drop-off and pick-up traffic control are just some of the many responsibilities these amazing students assume.

  • assists students in safely getting in and out cars in the loading/unloading zone.
  • helps children develop sound habits in the use of street safety.
  • fosters qualities of leadership, responsibility and good citizenship in Patrol members.
Rules and Procedures:
  • Wear proper gear at all times.
  • No talking to other students while on duty.
  • DO Not step off curb to open doors until car has come to a complete stop.
  • Call for a substitute from another team if you cannot make it.
  • Be on time.
  • Be courteous to adults and students.
  • Be respectful of your captain and fellow officers.
  • Make sure to get/ make up any missed worked.
  • Whatever position you sign up for in the morning is the position you will be doing in the afternoon.
  • Patrol officers working at crosswalks or driveways have first priority for whistles.
  • Whistles should only be used when necessary for safety.
  • Make sure to keep traffic moving to most forward position before opening doors.

Times for service:
  • Morning duty begins at 8:05 a.m.
  • That means you need to be IN YOUR GEAR by 8:05 a.m.
  • Afternoon duty begins at 2:40 p.m.
  • That means you do not leave class any earlier than 2:40 p.m.
  • Wednesday afternoon duty begins at 1:15 p.m.
  • That means you do not leave class any earlier than 1:15 p.m.