It’s Crossing Guard Appreciation Week! 

Crossing Guards ensure the safety of students and their families as they cross the street, going above and beyond to make sure everyone arrives at school safely. These dedicated individuals not only know every student who crosses at their location but also their families, making them an integral part of our school communities.

Each and every school day, these safety-focused monitors provide strong guidance, bright smiles, and greater visibility for students, setting them up for successful school days. They are a vital part of our school communities and act as trustworthy adults in times of need.

To help make our Crossing Guards feel extra special today, we encourage our elementary schools, students and families to give their Crossing Guards a warm thank you and tell them how much they are appreciated.

No matter the weather or temperature, you will always see our Crossing Guards at their crosswalks waiting to greet and cross pedestrians Monday to Friday!

Ways to Show #LoveMyGuard Appreciation

If you have social media, please tag @wr_dsb on Instagram r and use the hashtag #LoveMyGuard in your appreciation posts. We want to reshare them all day!Student Transportation Services of Waterloo Region (STSWR) also has a printable thank you card that you can give to your crossing guard as a thank you!