Hi! ROPES is just days away! Attached is the packing list that the class went over this morning. If you have questions about the packing list, your child should be able to answer them or email me. If your child takes any medications, please send it in with them on Tuesday (11/5) morning along with time of medication administration and dosage amount.
We still need 2 more drivers to ROPES and 2 more drivers from ROPES. What would be VERY, VERY helpful is a parent with a truck that could help us haul all our stuff to and from Camp McConnell. If you can drive please email me at your earliest convenience. I need to know how many seatbelts you have. Please do NOT including the front seat passenger seatbelt, no students in front seat on field trips. I’ve also included the Local Background Check form that all field trip drivers need to complete and the parent driver criteria. The front office will also need a copy of your driver’s license and insurance information.
Here is the list of parents who have volunteers to drive (THANKS!!!).
11/5 – To Camp McConnell
11/7 – From Camp McConnell (to MMS)
Dobbins (5) – Is this the truck?!?! I hope so
|Field Trip Parent Driver and Chaperone Criteria
Parent drivers must meet the following criteria:
Rules for Safety on Field Trips
Each student and driver must be secured in an individual seat belt and wearing a seat belt at all times.
No student, regardless or height, weight or age may ride in the front seat. It does not matter if it is your own child; they may not ride in the front seat while on a class trip.
Electronic Devices While Operating a Motor Vehicle
This policy about electronic device usage applies to any device that makes or receives phone calls, leaves messages, sends text messages, surfs the Internet, or downloads and allows for the reading of and responding to email.
Due to research that indicates that cell phone use while driving is dangerous, and may even approach the equivalent danger of driving while drunk, according to some studies, parents and/or staff members who are transporting his or her self, other parents, staff members, or students on school related trips or school related business are prohibited from using a cell phone or similar devise while driving.
We recognize that other distractions occur during driving, however curbing the use of cell phones, while driving, is one way to minimize the risk, for our students, parents and staff, of accidents. If cell phone use while driving is necessary, the school requests that you wait to stop your vehicle in a safe location so that you can safely use your cell phone or similar device.