Public Safety

Providing and maintaining a secure and safe campus for both our faculty and our students is one of our top priorities here at McCracken Middle School. We request everyone’s assistance in providing our students a safe place to learn and our faculty a safe place to teach. Please review the information below.

Visitor Policy

  • It is unlawful for any non-student to be on school grounds at any time without permission of the principal. Visitors must go directly to the main office to state their business as soon as they arrive on campus.
  • Visitor’s passes are not issued without the principal’s permission.
  • McCracken Middle School utilizes School Check-In software. Please have your state issued driver’s license or identification card with you when you enter the building.
  • Visitor’s passes must be worn in a visible location upon your person the entire time you are in the building.
  • You must sign in and out when visiting our school.
  • We respectfully request that your cell phones be turned off while you’re inside the building.
  • Students are not allowed to have visitors at school at any time.
  • Students who are absent or suspended from school are not to be on school premises.
  • Pursuant to the passing of Act 373 of 1994, all persons entering a public school property consents themselves to a search of their person, with or without probable cause, and their effects including without limitation, lockers, desks, vehicle, and personal belongings such as purses, book bags, wallets, and satchels.
  • When visiting our campus please secure your vehicles and do not leave valuables visible in your vehicle. School District Seven and McCracken Middle School are not liable for any lost or stolen property or any damage to you vehicle while on school grounds.

LOADING/UNLOADING OF STUDENTS

  • All parties should remain in their vehicles at all times
  • Drop-off/pick-up areas to be used by parents are the side carpool loop or the front parking lot.
  • When using the front parking lot for dropping off/picking up, no thru traffic is allowed in the parking areas. Please follow the flow of traffic around these parking areas to the front of the school. Students should utilize the cross walk when crossing to the school.

SAFETY & SECURITY

  • McCracken Middle School is equipped with security/surveillance cameras that are located throughout our building.
  • District Seven Policy requires periodic unannounced searches of cars, book bags, classrooms, and lockers by trained drug dogs. Parents will be notified in a timely manner following the search if warranted.
  • McCracken Middle School provides a full time School Resource Officer on school grounds during operating hours. We encourage you, as well as your student, utilize our Deputy Sheriff.
  • McCracken Middle School enforces a Zero Tolerance policy with reference to weapons, drugs, and gang activity.

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