Being an OES Safety Patrol is a 5th grade leadership position. These student leaders ensure a safe and orderly environment in and around our school. Each patrol is entrusted with the well being of students in their particular area. They serve every day, no matter what the weather, and can be easily recognized by their bright safety belts and badges.
Roles and responsibilities of OES Safety Patrols include:
- Monitoring the safety of students on the bus and at bus stops
- Assisting students getting to and from their buses/cars safely, especially kindergarten students
- Monitoring safety of students during arrival and dismissal (hallways, APR, car rider and walker locations)
- Monitoring the arrival and departure of buses and communicate with the front office for smooth transitions
- Meeting with Officer Gloster, a Montgomery County Police Officer, twice a month for training