Will Rogers Learning Community

Safety Rules To and From School

Please review these safety rules with your child.

  • Follow a safe route to and from school.
    - Always follow the directions of the crossing guard.
    - Do not walk through John Adams or Santa Monica College campus.
    - Enter and exit school from 14th Street near the school office.
    - Do not enter or exit from the parking lots.
    - From 16th Street, enter and exit using the pedestrian gate, not the parking lot
  • Once at school, do not leave campus for any reason unless you are with an authorized adult who has signed you out through the office.
  • Communicate clearly with your parents before you leave home each day about after school play dates, appointments and child care arrangements.
  • Wear a helmet and follow all safety rules for bikes, skateboards, skates and scooters.
    - Only 4th and 5th graders may ride bikes, skateboards, roller blades or scooters to school unless accompanied by an adult.
    - Get off your bike immediately upon entry to schoolgrounds and lock it at bike racks.
    - Get off your skateboard, skates or scooter immediately upon entry to school grounds and leave them in the front office.
    - Never ride bikes, skateboards, skates or scooters on school grounds before, during or after school.
  • Stay in supervised areas before and after school.
    - Playground supervision begins at 8:10 Monday-Thursday and at 9:30 on Friday.
    - Remain in the cafeteria until dismissed to play ground.
    - If you are enrolled in CREST or Playground Access, go directly to your program when dismissed from class.
    - After school Playground Access supervision ends at 5:00.
    - There is no Playground Access program on rainy days.
    - Do not wait in front of school for pick up after 3:10 p.m. Ask permission to use the phone and then go to a supervised playground to wait.
    - Students in grades 1-5 may not play or wait on the Kindergarten yard.
  • Use the Five Q's and follow all Behavior Standards while on school grounds before, during and after school.
  • Parents:
    - Do not drop off your child in the parking lots! Parking lots are for staff use only.
    - If you must park your car, there is 30 minute parking on the west side of 14th Street and south of the driveway on the west side of 16th street.
    - The east side of 14th is for drop-off/pick up only at certain hours. During mid-day, this area is also 30 minute parking.
    - All adults visiting school grounds must enter through the front office, sign the visitor's log and receive a visitor's badge.

Santa Monica Malibu Unified School District