Ridge Creek Elementary Parents,
always want to be vigilant about the safety of our children. Now that we have
settled into a new school year, it is a good time to emphasize the following stranger-danger
safety tips with your family:
- Walk to and from school in
- If anything unusual
occurs, tell an adult immediately. Time can be critical.
- Never talk to strangers or
accept rides from them, even if you are stranded. Call a trusted adult for
- Be proactive: tour the
neighborhood to identify safe and dangerous circumstances and places.
Arrange for immediate access to neighbors or other trusted adults who
could be contacted in an emergency.
- Don’t panic. If you are
afraid or have a problem, call a parent or a trusted adult.
- Never tell people at your
door, phone callers, or online that you are home alone.
- Keep your house key
hidden. Don’t give it to anyone and don’t keep it in a visible place that
would tell people you are going home to an empty house.
- Never get into a car,
enter a home, look for a lost pet or person, or accept food or items from
an adult, unless your parents know what you are doing or have identified
that person as a trusted emergency contact.
- Tell a trusted adult –
parent, teacher or counselor – if anyone ever makes you feel
uncomfortable. When children are abused, it often is by someone they know.
you for discussing these important points with your child.
Creek Elementary School