The safety of our students is always our number one priority, and we encourage students to walk to school whenever possible. Thank you to our families that are respecting our school traffic/parking rules by not driving through/dropping off students in the Day Care parking lot or in the staff parking lot. Please obey all traffic signs (see below).
Please help us to be courteous neighbours and community members during the morning and afternoon busy periods: 7:55-8:15 A.M. and 2:40-3:05 P.M. Here are some tips to help alleviate some of our traffic issues:
Please remember that there is supervision starting at 8:00 in our school yard; so it is safe to drop off your children in front of the school in the morning at 8:00 to avoid the 8:10-8:15 entry time rush.
The safest place to stop (when driving your child to school) is directly in front of the school, in between the appropriate signs. If you prefer to walk your younger child to their entry door, please safely park on a surrounding side street (i.e., NOT on Oasis Blvd.) and walk to the school yard.
Please do not block our neighbour's driveways.
If you witness unsafe driving practices happening in front of the school, please notify the police via phone call or by using this link:
If you have a licence plate and/or description of the driver, the police can lay charges for moving violations, if the complainant is willing to go to court and can identify the driver. If the complainant is not willing to go to court, the police will send a letter to the registered owner about traffic safety.
Below are some by-laws that you may not be aware of:
HIGHWAY TRAFFIC ACT
Fail to stop for a school bus $ 490.00 - 6 Points
Fail to obey school crossing stop sign (crossing guard) $180.00 – 3 points
Fail to stop at crossover (crosswalk) / Fail to yield to a pedestrian $180.00 – 3 points
Disobey sign (Bus Loop – Parking Lot)$110.00 – 2 points
Improper turns/turn not in safety $110.00 – 2 points
Drive – hand-held communication device
$490.00 – 3 points
Park within 9 metres of intersection roadway (intersection) $50.00
Stand or stop vehicle signed highway during prohibited time $60.00
Stop within 15 metres of Pedestrian crossover (crosswalk) $60.00
Stop in School bus loading zone $60.00
Park in a fire route (Our Bus Loop) $250.00
Park vehicle in accessible parking space without proper display of valid permit $450.00