December 2, 2020

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MILFORD, CT — A middle school, school resource officer is credited with helping to solve the theft of a bicycle from a city school, police officials said.



logo: A middle school, school resource officer is credited with helping to solve the theft of a bicycle from a city school, police officials said.


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A middle school, school resource officer is credited with helping to solve the theft of a bicycle from a city school, police officials said.

At a recent Board of Police Commissioners meeting, officials said that a school resource officer at the middle school, helped solve the theft of a student’s bicycle from the bike rack at school.

Officials also noted the officer’s “compassion and care for the student and the situation,” according to meeting minutes.

Chairman Richard Smith added it is incidents such as the West Shore Middle School bicycle theft and the way it was handled by “one of our officers that makes are officers and the work they do special.”

Police Chief Keith Mello stated he serves on various task forces and one of them is to have police be law enforcement officers and not deal with policing complaints but only have police respond to those incidents where there is criminality.

He added the department is proud of its officers and if such a recommendation goes forward “you may start to see situations like the one mentioned not addressed. He added the Department is proud of the fact that we hopefully improve people’s quality of life.”

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A high school student was killed and another student was injured when a freight train struck the vehicle they were riding in late Thursday in Middlesex County, officials said.

The collision occurred at New Brunswick Avenue and Tyler Place in Piscataway, according to the Middlesex County Prosecutor’s Office. The vehicle was hit as it “drove through a railroad crossing” at the intersection.

The vehicle’s driver died at the scene while a passenger was taken to an area hospital, authorities said.

Officials confirmed the driver was a student at Piscataway High School while the injured passenger was also a student.

“I am deeply saddened to report the death of one of our Piscataway High School students in an accident, and the injury of a second student,” Superintendent Dr. Frank Ranelli said.

“I know our entire school community joins me in grieving the loss of a student, and will pull together to support both families, as well as in supporting all students and staff of the Piscataway School District,” Ranelli said in a message to the community.

“We have crisis management procedures in place to help students through this tragedy,” Ranelli said. “School counselors and Child Study Team members will assist students and staff through their grief.”

“During a time such as this, I am deeply grateful for the strength of our Piscataway Family,” he said.

Authorities did not immediately disclose the names of the students or provide more details on the crash.

Anyone with information was asked to call Piscataway police at 732-562-7647 or the county prosecutor’s office at 732-745-4328.

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An Amber Alert has been issued for an 11-year-old girl thought to have been abducted by her non-custodial parents.

The Montana Department of Justice issued the alert for Adrianna Carreia on Monday.

The alert says the girl was last seen being dropped off in an alley by her school in Anaconda at around 8 a.m. on Monday, but she never arrived at class.

Video footage shows she entered a red vehicle driven by a man with short dark hair, according to the alert.

An AMBER Alert has been issued for 11-year-old Adrianna Carreia.
Montana Department of Justice

The alert adds the girl may have been taken by Justin Timothy Taylor, 30, and Amanda Carreia, 31—her non-custodial parents who live in Washington.

Both Taylor and Amanda Carreia also use the last name Gangi-Stamps, the alert says.

Adrianna Carreia is described as 5 feet and 2 inches tall, 130 pounds with brown hair and gray eyes. She was last seen wearing a Griz sweatshirt, maroon sweatpants, purple boots and a red coat. She was also carrying shoes and a red backpack.

Video footage shows Adrianna Carreia getting into a red vehicle driven by a male with short dark hair. The vehicle is a red 1997 Toyota Camry with Washington license BUU3550, the alert said,
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Taylor is described as 5 feet 9 inches tall, 155 pounds and has brown hair and gray eyes. Amanda Carreia is 5 feet 5 inches tall, 200 pounds with brown hair and blue eyes.

According to the alert, they are thought to be in a red 1997 Toyota Camry with Washington license plate number BUU3550.

Anyone with information about the missing girl is asked to contact Anaconda-Deer Lodge law enforcement at 406-563-5241 or call 911.

The girl is thought to have been taken by her non-custodial parents, Justin Timothy Taylor and Amanda Carreia, who live in Washington state.
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The Amber Alert System provides law enforcement nationwide the ability to notify the public of missing children who are believed to have been abducted.

According to the Montana DOJ’s website, there must be a reasonable belief that a child has been abducted or has disappeared under suspicious circumstances for an Amber Alert to be issued in the state.

The law enforcement agency must also believe the child is in imminent danger of serious bodily injury or death. The Amber Alert system is not used to track runaways, missing children or children involved in custody disputes, but restricted to child abduction cases that could be life-threatening.

Amber stands for America’s Missing: Broadcast Emergency Response and was created as a legacy to 9-year-old Amber Hagerman, who was murdered in January 1996 after being kidnapped while riding her bicycle in Arlington, Texas.

It began after Dallas-Fort Worth broadcasters teamed up with local police to develop an early warning system to help locate abducted children. Other states and communities set up their plans and the idea was adopted across the U.S.

As of September last year,

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COVID-19 Transportation Information

The Hopkinton Public Schools, like all school districts across the Commonwealth, were charged with designing a reentry plan, unique to the needs of the Hopkinton Community, and in keeping with the “Initial Fall School Reopening Guidance”  issued by the Commissioner of Education, Jeffrey Riley on June 25, 2020.  Here is the Transportation specific information.  Please see the full reentry plan for more details.  

9/23/2020 Transportation Change Requests

9/15/20 New Legacy North Bus Stops

9/14/2020 Transportation Reminders

9/7/2020 Transportation Welcome Back letter

 

New Student ID’s / Z Pass

Students will be issued a new smart Student ID.  The ID will have the student ID number as a bar code, an RFID chip and a QR code.  This ID will function as the bus pass, enable touchless payments in the cafeteria and more.  For transportation, the student ID must be scanned upon entering and exiting the bus.  The RFID chip interfaces with the new system called

Z Pass.   Z Pass ridership capability enables the district to know who is on the bus and where and when they entered or exited. The information is transmitted to a secure database.  The transportation department will use this information to locate a rider, and improve routes and utilization.  This will increase safety and efficiency for the district.  The Student ID will come hole punched for attaching  to backpacks, lanyards etc.  Students must have their ID at all times for riding the bus.  There will be a replacement fee charged for lost or damaged cards.

 

The district provides transportation to students in grades Kindergarten (K) through grade six (6).  Students in grades seven (7) through twelve (12) must purchase a bus pass to be eligible for transportation. Every effort will be made to provide safe, comfortable and pleasant transportation service while maintaining an appropriate level of efficiency. 

Effective transportation service requires cooperation among bus drivers & staff, school administrators, students and parents/guardians.  Transportation rules and procedures are provided so you can be familiar with our expectations and the transportation procedures.  The bus is an extension of the classroom and the bus driver is an extension of the teacher, thus all district policies are also observed on district transportation.

The Transportation Office is located in the HPS Central Administration building at 
89 Hayden Rowe Street, Hopkinton, MA.

The new Student ID must be scanned upon entering and exiting the bus.  All students should be at their designated bus stop 5-10 minutes before their scheduled pick-up time.  It is the parent responsibility to get students to and from the bus stop.  Bus routes will be published the last week of August.  Please see below for additional information based on your student grade level.

GRADES K-5          GRADE 6          GRADES 7-12

 

Additional Information:

BUS CONDUCT ITEMS ALLOWED ON THE BUS PARKING PASS

 KINDERGARTEN PROTOCOLS TRANSPORTATION FAQ’s

Transportation Forms:

Application for Bus Pass (PAPER)      Bus Stop Review Request Form

PAY ONLINE USING THE MYSCHOOLBUCKS LINK BELOW – FOLLOW DIRECTIONS ON HOW TO PAY ONLINE HERE. 

OR PAPER APPLICATION BUTTON

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PRSD Transportation Information 

Each day in our community, 75 School Bus Drivers transport approximately 3000 students 11,848 kms with a total service area of 12,378 square kilometers!

The Transportation Department, under the Management of John Przybylski and Transportation Manager David Rushton is located at 9530-90 Avenue, Peace River, AB. Transportation has repair and maintenance garages in Fairview, Manning and Peace River. We conduct bus driver training and safety programs with in-house trainers. The Department provides transportation to the public and separate schools within the Division boundaries.  There are 117 Drivers, Mechanics, Support, Training and Managment staff employed with the Transportation department. For Transportation to run smoothly, everyone must work together;  employees, parents and students. This site was designed to provide information and answer any questions you may have. Feel free to browse around, and remember, check for updates as we continue to build and add to our site.

 

Peace River School Division (PRSD) Transportation Bus Note Communication

June 25, 2019 — In following up to a letter dated March 5, 2019 that was issued to schools by PRSD Transportation Manager, David Rushton, PRSD Transportation department will implement the use of a common school authenticated school bus transportation note for all schools effective September 1, 2019.

Peace River School Division (PRSD) Transportation department has amended Administrative Policy 560 (AP 560) and has implemented the need for school authenticated bus notes (TF-304 Transportation Bus Note).

As per newly amended AP 560, specifically Section 6.2 – 6.4, commencing on September 1, 2019, if for any reason a student needs alternate school bus transportation other than his or her designated bus or designated stop, he/she will require PRSD’s TF-304 Transportation Bus Note to be issued by your child’s school office manager a minimum of one day prior to the date of change in transportation.  The school authorized note will be issued to the student to give to the bus driver the day of change in transportation.

Parents may print this bus note, fill it out and pass it to the school office manager to be authorized and processed or parents may send a note or call the school to arrange plans with the school office manager for authorization and distribution to the Transportation office no later than one day prior to the date of change in transportation.

In the event of an unavoidable same day emergency, transportation will only be provided with the direct approval of the Transportation Manager or designate by calling 780.624.3006.

For further clarification, please call PRSD Transportation department at 780.624.3006. 

 

Did You Know…..

84% of our drivers have been employed with PRSD for over 3 years

86% of our drivers are female

70% of our drivers value the flexible hours that come with driving school bus

94% of our drivers feel respected by Peace River School Division as their employer

 

 

 

 

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PORSHA: YES MECCA, VERY HEARTBREAKING FOR SURE — MANY TAKING TO SOCIAL DESCRIBING — SOCIAL MEDIA, DESCRIBING CRUM AS SELFLESS AND GENUINE SAYING HE MAY BE GONE BUT WON’T EVER BE FORGOTTEN. THOUSANDS KEEPING MOORE IN THEIR HEARTS AS THEY NOW MOURN THE LIFE OF THE THIRD MOORE STUDENT KILLED BY A DRUNK DRIVER. THIS PAGE DEDICATED TO CRUM REMEMBERING HIM AS THE TYPE OF PERSON WHO IMPACTED MANY ASKING FOR PEACE AND PRAYERS FOR HIS FAMILY. THE MOORE WAR RUN PAGE ALSO SHARING, SAYING HE WAS A TALENTED RUNNER WHO ALWAYS FINISHED HIGH AND NEVER STOPPED PUSHING HIMSELF. HIS FRIENDS AT D.Z. COMICS HAVE BEEN HOSTING FUNDRAISERS THROUGHOUT THE WEEK TO HELP IN ANYWAY THEY CAN, SAYING THIS JUST DAYS AGO, CHRIS DIAZ DZ >> HE WOULD COME HERE AND HANG OUT AND BE PART OF THE COMMUNITY. THAT’S WHY HE’S TOUCHED SO MANY PEOPLE. PORSHA: RACHEL FREEMAN AND YURIDIA MARTINEZ ALSO KILLED, 57-YEAR-OLD MAX TOWNSEND CHARGED IN THEIR DEATHS WITH 13 COUNTS, INCLUDING MANSLAUGHTER, DUI, AND FLEEING THE SCENE. JUST A SAD, SAD DAY KEEPING THE MOORE COMMUNITY IN MY THOUGHTS. AS FOR TOWNSEND, HE’S EXPECT

Kolby Crum, one of the Moore High School students hit by vehicle, has died


Kolby Crum, one of the Moore High School students hit by a vehicle on Monday, Feb. 3, died Saturday morning, according to the Prayers for Kolby Facebook community page.“It is with immeasurable grief and sorrow that we share that Kolby left his earthly home to finish his race in heaven this morning. He impacted the lives around him in positive ways every day. He is so loved by so many and will be deeply missed. Please pray for peace that surpasses all understanding for his family and friends as they grieve the tremendous and devastating loss of this precious young man. Please pray on,” loved ones posted Saturday morning on the Facebook page.Crum was one of six students who were hit by the driver on Monday, Feb. 3 near Main Street and Eastern Avenue. The crash claimed the lives of Rachel Freeman and Yuridia Martinez.Three others, Shiloh Hutchinson, Ashton Baza and Joseph White, are recovering from their injuries. The driver involved, 57-year-old Max Townsend, is charged with 13 counts, including first-degree manslaughter and DUI.The Moore War Run Facebook page shared a post Saturday morning, remembering Crum: “Today we mourn the loss of Kolby Crum, a senior at Moore High. Kolby ran the Moore War Run with us every year since 2016. In each race he finished in the top 5% of all runners, making him an elite runner in the field. In 2018 and 2019 he crossed the finish line in the top 2%. As the field grew larger, Kolby ran faster! We have watched him grow up before our eyes!”

Kolby Crum, one of the Moore High School students hit by a vehicle on Monday, Feb. 3, died Saturday morning, according to the Prayers for Kolby Facebook

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