Friday, October 28th, Safe Routes Chagrin is hosting a "mini" Walk to School Day for the Intermediate School students (Morning Only). Students can walk from home or join the "meet and walk" location at the Town Parking Lot (on West Washington St. across from Village Hall - meet at 7:40 AM). Volunteers and crossing guards will walk the group to school. Parents are welcome to join the walk too! Walkers will be greeted at school with bagels, lemonade and raffle chances.
CFIS students will also have an assembly during the day with a skit on walking safety. The skit is a custom program produced by the Chagrin Valley Little Theater and performed by some of our own high school students! The show will touch on important safety reminders such as not texting and walking (or playing Pokemon Go), not cutting through the parking lots, and using crosswalks.
We are excited to add some extra fun to our annual assembly day since we had to cancel or big "walk to School - Walk to Town Day" twice this fall. We hope your student will enjoy the festivities!
I am disappointed to tell you that due to an insufficient number of volunteers, as of November 1st, we will no longer be able to provide crossing guards at the corner of Bell and Philomathian Streets. Our hope is to add the coverage back and to do that we need more crossing guards. If you or someone you know is willing to donate a half hour a week to cover a regular shift or to become one of our substitute crossing guards, please let me know. ... See MoreSee Less
Janelle Zarecor RanieriI came so close to being hit by a car yesterday - we are talking mere inches. I was crossing Main in front of Lemon Falls. I had the walk signal but the car failed to yield. I find it so frustrating that the village can't find the funds. What is a life worth? I'm also frustrated bc I called the Chief to talk about this and haven't gotten a call back! Chagrin doesn't hesitate to put anything in the blotter except these pedestrian incidents bc they reflect unfavorably on the Village.