*It is recommended that elementary school students, particularly age 10 and below, have adult supervision while they walk or that they walk in a group. For all other students, parents/guardians should consider the age and maturity of the child.
Albemarle High School already had a walk zone that included Georgetown Green. We are expanding it out where it is safe to do so.
There will be a Sheriff at the intersection of Hydraulic Road and Whitewood/Lambs Lane for students crossing in the morning and in the afternoon.
No students are recommended to walk along Hydraulic Road on points north of Albemarle High School where there is no sidewalk. However, from Four Seasons Drive to Whitewood Road, there are sidewalks. Students should cross at the intersection of Whitewood and Hydraulic utilizing the controlled crosswalk that leads to the school.
From points south, students should utilize Hydraulic Road sidewalks. Students crossing at Georgetown and Hydraulic shall wait at the stoplight and cross at the crosswalk only when the light is flashing that it is safe to cross. Proceed to AHS.
For all points east of Albemarle High School, students are expected to utilize the sidewalks on any collector road that leads to Hydraulic (Whitewood, Commonwealth, or Greenbrier) and cross utilizing the crosswalks.
Walk along sidewalks on Old Trail Drive to the top of the street. Before Rockfish Gap (250), take a left onto the asphalt walking path. Take the asphalt walking path all the way to the basketball courts behind Henley. Cross onto the sidewalk at Henley Middle School. Do not cross any parking lots.
Hollymead has had an established walk zone. It will remain in place.
From north or south, travel along Powell Creek Drive, utilizing the walking paths where available. Students who walk to and from school must arrive and depart via the crosswalk on Powell Creek Drive and enter through one of the front doors of the school. As some of these areas do not have crosswalks and/or paths, we encourage parents to walk with their child until they safely cross to the school side of Powell Creek Dr. or the side of Hollymead Drive with the path. Trained staff members serve as crossing guards to assist with safe passage to and from school. Crossing Guards will be posted at the cross walk on Powell Creek near the school and at other locations on or close to school grounds deemed necessary to provide a safe passage for students.
Lakeside had an established walk zone. We expanded the walk zone out up to one mile.
If traveling on Timberwood Parkway, use the walking paths. At the traffic circle, continue straight onto Powell Creek Drive. Turn left into Lakeside Middle School. Use the crosswalk on Powell Creek Drive for safe crossing.
Traveling from Ashwood Boulevard, use the walking paths where available. Continue straight on the walking paths until Lakeside MIddle School. Use the crosswalk on Powell Creek Drive by the school for safe crossing.
There will be a Sheriff at the intersection of Old Trail Drive and 250 for the crossing.
Walk along sidewalks on Old Trail Drive to the top of Rockfish Gap (250). Wait at the stoplight and cross at the crosswalk only when the light is flashing that it is safe to cross. Proceed to the school.