|

Solution needed for hallway blockage in schools

To the Editor,

Opinion-icon-for-website[1]I am writing about my feelings toward hallway traffic in public schools. I believe that we should be taught at an early age that people drive on the right side of the road so we can apply the concept to walking in hallways. Also, I believe that we should be taught to not stop in the middle of the hallway like cars do not stop in the middle of the road for no reason unless there is an emergency or they have to turn.? I believe that this would make hallways safer and easier to move around in.

At my middle school, people stop in the middle of the hallway and they block other people trying to get to their classes. This creates a domino effect which blocks up the hallway to three classrooms down the hallway. Although, the students may be a little late to their classes after the block is relieved, teachers are understanding but annoyed.

Another way that hallway blockage becomes a hazard is when a group of people take up the whole width of the hallway and go in one direction. This wave of people causes others going in the opposite direction to change their direction or slow down to allow the crowd to pass.

I feel that the schools need to find a solution to the hallway blockage problem. ?Perhaps, it is in reviewing hallway protocol with the students on a monthly basis or possibly dividing the hallway for two directions so students can make it to their classes on time.

Sincerely,

Richard Caron

?Richard is a 13-year-old student at the Sarah W. Gibbons Middle School in Westborough

Short URL: http://www.communityadvocate.com/?p=48578

Posted by on May 1 2014. Filed under Byline Stories, Editorially Speaking, Letters to the Editor. You can follow any responses to this entry through the RSS 2.0. You can leave a response or trackback to this entry

Leave a Reply


Recently Commented

  • ryan: Unbelievable, I can’t believe they’re not willing to support legislation they actually wanted...
  • tbsbet: am shocked to hear of Mr. Johnson’s passing. I had known him since a 1968 tournament at Taylor University...
  • Robbin W Miller: Please note the photo exhibit is now showing at Union Station from June 20th til July 15th in...
  • John Paul: Well, I would like to suggest you. You can hire a internet service by checking their online reviews. where...
  • Brigette Peterson: This is amazing! The Rock painting for Tiki was so heartwarming and see this sad life event in...