Parade of Windsor Elementary teachers planned for Friday
Published 11:59 am Thursday, March 26, 2020
Isle of Wight County Schools has scheduled another parade of teachers, staff and school administrators, this time from Windsor Elementary, for Friday morning.
The parade will begin around 10:15 a.m. in the Longview/Oliver Drive area and will travel as follows, all times being approximate:
• 10:30 a.m. – Smithfield Heights/Scotts Factory
• 10:45 a.m. – Courthouse Highway
• 11:05 a.m. – Clydesdale Mobile Home Park
• 11:30 a.m. – Windsor Woods
• 11:45 a.m. – Georgie Tyler Apartments
• 11:55 a.m. – Twin Ponds
• 12:15 p.m. – Windsor High/downtown area
• 12:50 p.m. – Holland Meadows
• 1 p.m. – Hidden Acres
• 1:15 p.m. – Windsor Manor
Earlier this week, Gov. Ralph Northam announced sweeping measures to slow the spread of the COVID-19 virus, to include a ban on any gathering of more than 10 people. According to Lynn Briggs, spokeswoman for the school division, parents and students are to adhere to social distancing – meaning they should watch from their door or front yard, and not congregate. The teachers will also each be in their own cars in a line of slow-moving traffic.
The event flyer further specifies that attendees should respect the six-foot minimum distance for social distancing, warning, “Safety is a must! We know our Hornets are full of excitement. Please ensure they remain a safe distance from the vehicle parade. Respect local traffic laws and ensure you are u sing sidewalks, not roadways to stand and cheer on the tour. Please do not approach the vehicle tour.”