Additional Security Measures on Campus

Notice of Additional Security Measures on Campus during the Opening of School
Posted on 08/30/2019
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When teachers, students and staff practice proper school parking lot safety, it makes it easier to keep everyone safe. Honeoye Falls-Lima school parking lots can be incredibly busy places in the morning when children arrive and in the afternoon when it's dismissal time.

With the added pressure of on-going construction, ensuring that everyone remains safe is a primary concern of the school staff, but it requires everyone's participation, including parents. At the opening of school this year the District will be providing additional security and parking lot safety through a contractual agreement with a local licensed security firm. These security personnel will be wearing security vests and will be assisting school staff as we begin each day at the High School and at the Manor School.

As the school year progresses, the District will examine the need to either continue, increase, or decrease the support of additional parking lot security.

General Reminders:

  • We encourage reflective clothing be worn by all. Cars and other vehicles are coming and going. Be sure to look both ways before walking in our lots.

  • Please follow the directions of all signs, warnings, and signals on school buses

  • All traffic should drive with extreme caution on campus

  • If dropping your child off, please be prepared to stop and quickly have all students exit the vehicle on the school side of the car. This keeps the car line moving smoothly and efficiently.

  • Local law enforcement officials will continue to be present on campus and in our buildings throughout the school year and continue to provide training to all of our staff.

Morning School Parking Lot Safety: While the first few days of any new school year can be chaotic, mornings of any school day can be incredibly busy. Parents may walk or drive their children to school; buses will be arriving to bring kids. The school Administration and staff will be outside and inside to oversee the students' arrival and to ensure that everyone is following the rules to make the mornings smooth and trouble-free.

Cars: For parents dropping off children in all schools, each building principal or assistant principal has communicated those specific building procedures. If you are planning to walk inside the building, please plan to park your vehicle in a marked spot.

Staff are assigned parking decals to be displayed during the school day, students are also required to purchase parking decals that must also be displayed and students are also required to park in the designated student lot on the high school campus.

Buses: Buses will arrive and park in specifically designated bus loops on every campus. DO NOT pass a bus with flashing red lights or park in designated bus locations. Buses will be parked at Manor and the Middle School overnight for the next several months as renovations to the transportation center continue.

Finally, if you see something, say something. Please contact any school staff member immediately. Building school principals hold direct line authority for their schools and can provide you with the most accurate answers. The Director of Transportation and Security Bill Harvey can also answer general questions and closely evaluates and supports each building’s safety team as well as the District’s Safety Team. Safety remains issue #1. The District also has a safety tip line that can be accessed 24 hours a day. This is not an emergency tip line, for an immediate threat or if you are in danger, please call 911.

We know that students and staff must feel safe and secure before high-level learning can occur. That is why the Honeoye Falls-Lima School District has placed safety as our first strategic intent. With a team effort, including parents, students, and staff we can continue to focus on these areas and help our students realize their aspirations and succeed in this rapidly changing world.

The Honeoye Falls-Lima Central School District does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, or age in its programs, activities, employment, and admissions; and provides equal access to the Boy Scouts and other designated youth groups.

The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies: David Leahy, Compliance Officer/Coordinator, at: Email - David.Leahy@hflcsd.org, Telephone - (585) 624-7181, Address - 20 Church Street, Honeoye Falls, NY 14472. Inquiries concerning the application of the Honeoye Falls-Lima Central School District non-discrimination policies may also be referred to the U.S. Department of Education, Office for Civil Rights (OCR), 32 Old Slip, 26th Floor, New York, NY 10005, Telephone (646) 428-3800 (voice) or (800) 877-8339 (TTY).

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