toradol fiale 30mg viagra drug celebrex discount card generic version of paxil alli buy online celebrex price usa lipitor in india aciclovir cost uk cialis generic does look like lipitor cost buy buying lavietra generic lexapro australia naproxen price canada cipro 125 mg acyclovir generic cream mirapex buy generic without tamsulosin when did proscar go generic omeprazole tablets capsules canadian drugs no script buy viagra in canada no prescription buy bactrim without prescription cost omeprazole pellets proscar venta online promethazine pill and percocet acyclovir cream canada buying plavix canada acyclovir online store crestor x generico india advair diskus levitra generic pharmacy name brand cialis online cipla alli tablet boots generic viagra japan buy clomid amazon accutane online in canada canada online pharmacy levitra buying cialis in canada promethazine pills and nyquil where to buy trazodone buy viagra online vipps generic propecia online buy avodart generic prednisone india amoxil 500mg used for levetiracetam cheap synthroid 200 mg generic naprosyn how to take 100mg clomid flonase get buying xenical uk buy metformin no rx generic cialis next day shipping zyrtec cold generic celexa india generic valtrex market nolvadex price australia cymbalta 60 mg online claritin cheap prices order levaquin pills ventolin evohaler price malaysia levitra cialis viagra comparison cheapest levitra in uk propecia online canada pharmacy zyrtec d buy online lipitor 40 mg cost abilify sale canada buy duloxetine 20mg zithromax pharmacy price prescription free pharmacy buy cheap advair inhaler buy viagra pills without prescription generic bupropion price celebrex 100 mg que contiene indian viagra generic pfizer website viagra sales orlistat sale philippines buy effexor online order diflucan over the counter plavix cost costco clomid to buy online uk zithromax without insurance dapoxetine amazon betaxolol, buy online lexapro 40 mg per day augmentin oral tablet buying zyrtec syrup isotretinoin cost philippines cymbalta 70mg generic zyprexa canadian pharmacy seroquel for sale online proscar 5 mg tablet cost ethinyl estradiol levonorgestrel getting zoloft overseas buying rogaine in australia diflucan 150 mg uses buy acyclovir 5 will doxycycline thin blod online alli plan buying cialis on line safe website propanolol next day delivery walmart pharmacy augmentin cost buy xenical in kenya alli 90 caps lexapro manufacturer discount card cheap cymbalta generic estrace 2mg ivf side effects generic advair com crestor 10 mg 30 tablet buy valacyclovir from india generic valtrex shingles proscar 5mg online buy lexapro in canada buy dutasteride australia generic prescription allegra tamoxifen buy cheap uk silagra uk cialis professional 20mg generic synthroid strengths best cheapest way to get cialis can you buy lasix online singulair available india vytorin cost singapore cost valtrex medication purchase rogaine in canada duloxetine generic online allegra 60 mg capsules finpecia buy cheap buy valtrex health insurance buy cheap ketoconazole cream abilify cost medication buy effexor xr 75 mg accutane canada 2008 zoloft online order buy diovan on buy cialis 50 mg diovan 160 mg filmtabletten crestor generic 2011 actonel effets secondaires order cialis with mastercard india drugs without scripts sales levitra buy propecia viagra cialis and alcohol clomid heavy period tadalafil online india valtrex generic vs brand nizoral tablet buy generic valtrex buy online clomid online for cheap lasix online kaufen advair cheap wellbutrin 60 tablets synthroid 125 mg color buy metformin london where to buy viagra legally in uk avodart 0 5 mg capsule molli where to buy celebrex cream does health insurance cover cialis clomid cheap buy online metronidazole 500mg tablets amazon aciclovir usa cheap valtrex medication buy cymbalta medication crestor discount card crestor generic drug diflucan dosage pill buy celebrex on line buy avodart online uk buy yasmin buy cheap generic valtrex inhaler purchase united states generic cialis for order viagra in australia accutane 20 mg twice a week cheap yasmin pill ventolin 2mg/5ml dosage aciclovir tablet 200 finasteride 0.5 eod find cheapest viagra generic flomax price walmart femara cost canada order prednisone for pets doxycycline purchase online can you get ventolin in bali abilify zyprexa comparison where to buy avodart crotamiton over the counter order abilify finasteride buying levitra super pro flonase generic manufacturers buy eli lilly cialis fluconazole purchase valtrex over the counter uk buy online naprosyn 500mg popular pills online buy priligy usa topamax online order generic keppra 250 mg how do you get viagra allegra half pill buy strattera cream in canada generic cipro no prescription synthroid to generic order propecia tablets generic flomax usa cheap flights cipro buy accutane online india buy finasteride in uk rogaine generic form cost lithium cell online nexium cheap fosamax online order cost of actonel buying effexor online buying clomid in mexico advair prescription cost buying seroxat on line trial viagra online pulmicort 90 nexium generic delayed cipro xl generic cheap generic propecia where can i buy imitrex gel does nexium get rid of heartburn proscar 5 mg pantip celebrex price in australia cost of wellbutrin sr without insurance zoloft generic zoloft where can i buy cialis on line cialis sale manila philippines buy cheap viagra in the uk imitrex pill when did revatio go generic lasix online drug metformin clomid getting pregnant cialis dosage information generic celexa walmart where can ibuy ivermectin for humans buy lasix antifungal cream get simvastatin prednisone pills for poison oak valtrex online india pastillas para abortar online ed meds cytotec children's allegra on sale buy flomax tablets tetracycline where can i buy desyrel 2010 kandungan ventolin tablet propranolol online rezeptfrei discount coupon for cialis abilify price in india buy levaquin in mexico order prednisone tablets dapoxetine hydrochloride generic for cymbalta 30mg generic valtrex with no prescription canada levaquin doxycycline price for dogs cymbalta japan generic synthroid itching sildenafil nitrate uk celexa order voltaren online yasmin generic walgreens xenical stock uk viagra india men tadalafil shop online cheapest cialis 20mg buy cheap letrozole voltaren spray how to buy xenical online cialis generico 5 mg letrozole sale furosemide 40 mg obat untuk apa wellbutrin 500mg methocarbamol no prescription sildenafil pillspills cymbalta dosage rxlist albuterol if swallowed celebrex 200 mg for sale actonel buy canada lasix buy cheap lansoprazole 20 generic for flonase cost dapoxetine tablet formulation buying dapoxetine online cetirizine discount tablet lasix healthymen lexapro prescription cost allegra 180 mg over the counter orlistat 120 dosage viagra mastercard mail order cialis canada online ed tratments ventolin inhaler without rx furosemide trade name india aricept hong kong price actonel 5mg estradiol pills price valtrex 500mg zovirax 5 cream dosage cilas pills on line generic flomax buy buy avodart in uk duloxetine buy uk buy lasix over the counter zithromax online doxycycline 100 mg kapsul doksisiklin order zithromax z-pak zithromax online order cheapest canadian generic cialis ventolin price in india crestor tablet 20 mg canada pharmacy viagra 25mg all day chemist viagra uk buy tadalafil substitute buy pfizer viagra uk buy canadian viagra generic zyprexa where to buy proscar gel female use of viagra diflucan compare prices finasteride online order buy nolvadex in the united states generic viagra india safe buy keppra online cheap promethazine 25 mg iv metformin 850 mg xr where to buy metformin tablets ivermectin cost in india buy viagra qld diclofenac gel canada generic for lisinopril hctz fexofenadine non prescription cialis soft tabs vs cialis promethazine pill trip buy nexium 40 mg online flomax generic medication 247overnightpharmacy amoxicillin pills ear infection buy isotretinoin online no prescription effexor price canada ampicillin manufacturer india fluoxetine costco pharmacy get aleve canada acyclovir generic canada generic celebrex safe promethazine pill get you high donepezil 10 mg tablets levaquin cost of 500 mg lexapro generic liquid finasteride costco pharmacy dutasteride 5 mg price of speman in india isotretinoin purchase buy rogaine direct zyprexa price singapore citalopram tablets order viagra 100 mg without pill diclofenac doxycycline buy india accutane price buy femara australia cheap valtrex uk actonel online uk buy simvastatin tablets 40mg doxycycline health canada prilosec cheap online flagyl buy omeprazole india uk viagra without prescription doxycycline price at publix price zyrtec 45 online allegra generic viagra reviews message board lexapro generic cost costco how to buy tetracycline online viagra generic name buy 20 mg accutane online fda valtrex generic buy propecia international pharmacy salmeterol advair generic dutasteride canada cheap cialis 100mg buying valtrex thailand generic of advair how much does furosemide cost for dogs where to buy viagra over the counter claritin generic drug buy diflucan thailand zovirax ointment 5 cost viagra pills for sale original xenical for loss weight where to buy wellbutrin buying rogaine cialis 20mg soft tabs doxycycline 50 mg tablet buy paroxetine 20mg drospirenone discount cheap lipitor uk valtrex tablets cost fosamax generic online buying wellbutrin in the uk dapoxetine uses cheap canadian levitra diovan 320 mg generic metformin 850 price diovan 6.25 mg diane 35 and yasmin pharma online tetracycline powder for sale celebrex 200 mg vs naproxen 500mg diovan going generic order propecia online with no prescription cialis sold cheap price lamictal 200mg can you buy trazodone over the counter promethazine pill iv speman forte tablets himalaya clomid 50 mg price viagra professional no prescription diovan hct in india soft viagra fast delivery buy vardenafil online cheap isogem generic accutane cymbalta 60 mg canada doxycycline brand names uk generic viagra best price premarin generic equivalent diflucan cream online metformin extended release cost buy nolvadex online india buy avodart without rx femara 10.00 levitra pills in eu lasix oral tablet price norvasc canada clomid without doctor nexium canada over the counter where can i buy ventolin over the counter lasix 20 mg cost buy generic levitra cheap buy omeprazole discount order rogaine foam for sale deltasone xenical xenical orlistat obtaining viagra orlistat tablets 120mg pillensnijder proscar 5 mg abilify for psychosis estreva gel kaufen buy ventolin hfa inhaler aciclovir 200 mg price lexapro online kaufen nexium with or without food alli pill in australia lipitor purchase in canada amoxil 500 mg capsules buy trazodone online finpecia without how to order clomid and metformin synthroid 0.025 mg dapoxetine capsule generic cymbalta vs name brand nexium dose rxlist generic clomid success cialis shop prednisone uses for dogs purchase prednisone no prescription cheapest propecia online flonase online canada diclofenac epolamine generic buy viagra online 50mg price pantoprazole lisinopril online cheap buy cheap zyprexa no prescription zyrtec in the uk zetia 40 mg flomax 700 mg prezzo buy antibiotics uk crestor price philippines buy online clomid canada buy valtrex in usa clomid street price esomeprazole india price zetia order finpecia 1mg tablet discount online viagra buy furosemide us phenergan generic price ajanta pharma on line buy antibiotics for kennel cough doxycycline hyc 100mg cheapest viagra online buy valtrex online with no prescription generic fluticasone spray
Share this page on facebook
School security tightened after Newtown tragedy PDF Print E-mail
Community
Written by STEVE OSTERMANN   
Wednesday, 26 December 2012 19:41

Grafton district increases police presence, plans to install security cameras, buzzer-lock entrances at all buildings

The Dec. 14 shooting tragedy in Newtown, Conn., that claimed the lives of 28 people, including 20 students and six staff members at an elementary school, has prompted the Grafton School District to tighten its own security measures.

Grafton Supt. Jeff Pechura said last week that the district’s administrative team met quickly after learning of the shooting and agreed to increase police presence in and around all school buildings, a change implemented with the cooperation of Police Chief Charles Wenten.


The district is also poised to install security cameras and buzzer-lock systems at the entrances to district buildings. The new lock system would prevent visitors from entering a building unless a door is opened electronically by an employee inside.


The changes are designed to enhance the district’s current security practices, which include locking all school doors except for one main entrance that leads directly to or passes by front offices, Pechura said.


“We feel very comfortable with our security and the timeliness of it,” he said. “But you always think you can do more. We’ll shore up the areas where we can improve, like making the entryways more secure.”


The district has had a longtime police liaison officer at Grafton High School, which is part of a Washington Street campus that also includes the adjoining district office and Grafton Elementary School. Two additional police officers will now patrol all five public schools — including Kennedy and Woodview elementary schools and John Long Middle School — on a regular basis, Pechura said.


To further bolster security, district officials have asked Plunkett-Raysich Architects to incorporate security cameras and buzzer-lock systems into design plans for each building.


The firm, which recently completed a facilities study for the district, is expected to present options to the School Board in January.


There are currently 20 cameras at the high school but none at other schools.


“I foresee us implementing some type of buzzer system for security. The technology is advanced enough to do this,” said Pechura, who noted the new measures would upgrade security but not make buildings totally secure.


“If someone really wants to get in the school by force, you probably can’t stop them, but at least you can slow them down and have a plan in place to protect students and staff members.”


Pechura said the district was contacted by a number of parents concerned about school safety after the news that a 20-year-old man armed with an assault rifle and two handguns broke into Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown and went on a deadly shooting rampage before killing himself.


“We got some calls but not an outpouring,” Pechura said. “We did receive some questions about safety and security in our schools.


“The horrendous nature of what happened in Connecticut is compounded by that fact that it can happen anywhere. Students have been fearful. Parents have been understandably concerned that their children will be safe, and that’s our No. 1 concern, too.”


In response to the tragedy, the district sent letters to all families reminding them of security measures that are in place and being considered.


Like most school districts, Grafton has had a longtime protocol for emergencies, including a lockdown in case of intruders. In response, police are immediately contacted. If students have to be confined to classroom, each room is locked and they are huddled in the safest area of the room and kept quiet and out of sight.


The district has regular safety drills, including monthly fire evacuations and annual intruder evacuation.

An evacuation was effectively used this fall when a bomb threat forced officials to clear Grafton High School. Students left the building in orderly fashion and walked to nearby St. Joseph Church, where they remained while the school was searched for several hours. When no bomb was found, students returned to classes.

Pechura said the district is fortunate to have the Grafton Police Station across the street from the campus, as well as a short distance from other schools. He praised the district’s close working relationship with police.


“First and foremost, you have to have confidence in the plans we have in place. We also have tremendous confidence in our police department,” he said.


“Chief Wenten has been working closely with us, and the police response time for emergencies is within seconds.


“We’re doing everything we can to be proactive in this. We do not want to become experts on this because we had to deal with a tragedy like the one they had in Connecticut.”

Comments (0)Add Comment

Write comment
You must be logged in to post a comment. Please register if you do not have an account yet.

busy
 
advertisement
Banner
Banner