Crossing guards become a staple in their communities

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Posted on: June 8, 2017

Crossing guards are among the most visible signs of a caring community. In all types of weather, they diligently work their daily split shifts at key intersections to ensure students, parents, and other community members are able to safely navigate journeys that could otherwise pose peril due to red light runners, road rage, and distracted drivers.

Hometown News reporter Matthew Behrens spoke to a number of Smiths Falls and Perth crossing guards to understand what motivates their daily commitment and what they miss the most when schools are closed for the summer.

2 thoughts on “Crossing guards become a staple in their communities

  1. Eileen

    Nice publications. However what about Carleton Place and it’s cross guards. They are also doing their part.

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