South Lyon Community Schools Families,
A meeting was held Monday with representatives from the City of South Lyon, Lyon Township, the Oakland County Road Commission, South Lyon Police Department, Oakland County Sheriff Department, and South Lyon Community Schools regarding traffic and pedestrian crossing issues in the Nine Mile and Pontiac Trail area. Lyon Township will check the lighting on the Northeast corner of the intersection as well as explore the addition of a sidewalk on a portion of vacant land on the east side of Pontiac Trail north of Nine Mile Road. According to the Oakland County Road Commission, crosswalk timers for pedestrians will be added at all four corners of this intersection.
The Oakland County Road Commission shared concerns about the white-lined pedestrian crosswalk, without a signal, located approximately 200 yards north of Nine Mile Road. These lines have been in place for decades and the crosswalk is used by students crossing Pontiac Trail before or after school. Traffic volume has increased significantly on Pontiac Trail over the years, and the Oakland County Road Commission has indicated that pedestrians should utilize a signaled crosswalk for safety. The white lines will be removed shortly and students should no longer attempt to cross at that location.
Additionally, the parties involved in the meeting are investigating funding opportunities through a Safe Routes to School grant. The possible addition of a new traffic light to provide a signaled crosswalk at Marjorie Ann and Pontiac Trail is also being explored.
- Congratulations to Amy McCusker, Randy Clark, and Tony Abbate for their election to the South Lyon Community Schools Board of Education. They were each elected for a 6 year term.
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Thank you to our School Board
As citizen leaders, individual school board members face complex and demanding challenges. They are alternately described as having the most important volunteer jobs in the country and facing the toughest challenge in elected American government. Yet school board members are just ordinary citizens with extraordinary dedication to our nation’s public schools. All Michigan citizens should recognize the vital contributions of these men and women and the crucial role they play in the education of our children.
Public education is the backbone of American society, and local school boards are deeply rooted in U.S. tradition. It’s the foundation on which our democracy was built. Today local school boards continue to do the most important work of their communities—that of educating our youth.
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- SLCS..........and Success
South Lyon Community Schools
Placed on the College Board’s
5th Annual AP® District Honor
Roll for Significant Gains in
Student Access and Success
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