School Safety


school safety sign

Pedestrian Safety

Due to the congestion on First Street before and after school, students are not allowed to cross the street other than at the crosswalk at El Paso Avenue and Nees Avenue.  Students jaywalking will be issued appropriate consequences.  Cars parked in restricted areas may be cited.

Bicycle Safety

Bicycle riders should adhere to the rules and regulations as outlined in the California State Motor Vehicle Code.  Students may NOT ride their bikes on campus!  Students must walk their bikes to and from the bike rack until off campus.  Student bicycle riders are required by law to use helmets, use the bike lanes provided and always ride with traffic.  If students are going against traffic, they should walk their bike well off the roadway.  Due to the congestion on First Street before and after school, students are not allowed to cross the street other than at the crosswalks at El Paso Avenue and Nees Avenue.  Students are required to have locks on their bicycles.  THE SCHOOL IS NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR THEFT OF OR DAMAGE TO BICYCLES.

Restricted Areas

No students are to be in any unsupervised building, classroom or hallway areas at any time.  Students are restricted from areas outside of designated red lines.  This includes the following areas: parking lots, swim complex, tennis courts, baseball fields, bicycle racks, and locker areas during break and lunch.

 

 The following areas are off-limits to Kastner students:

  • Kastner campus before 7:10 a.m. and after 3:00 p.m. (unless attending a Kastner function)
  • Other CUSD school campuses
  • Fast food restaurants and shopping centers in the Kastner community (unless accompanied by their parent or an employee of Kastner)

OUR EXPERIENCE TELLS US THAT PARENTS PUT THEIR CHILDREN AT-RISK, AND IN DANGER, WHEN THEY CONDONE LOITERING IN THE SHOPPING CENTERS ADJACENT TO KASTNER INTERMEDIATE. PLEASE DON'T USE THESE SHOPPING CENTERS AS A PICKUP OR DROP OFF POINT BEFORE OR AFTER SCHOOL.