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Board of Ed votes 5 to 2 to approve SRO

Board of Ed votes 5 to 2 to approve SRO

March 28, 2018

By Kaya Leitner '19 In light of the school shooting in Parkland, Florida and the Feb. 27 Shelter in Place at Staples High School due to a student’s violent threat, the Westport Board of Education voted 5-2 on March 26 to approve the hiring of an armed School Resource Officer (SRO). According to WestportNow, the ...

Staples Locks Down at the Start of the School Year

Staples Locks Down at the Start of the School Year

Max Bibicoff, Staff Writer

September 7, 2014

Nearly two years since the shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn., the Westport Board of Education puts into action their plan of revamping school security. Most Staples students have either heard rumors or seen the new features firsthand. All of the classroom doors now have an automatic locking system, and the entirety of the ground floor windows have a laye...

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