Tuesday, January 1, 2013
District officials direct this information to all the parents connected to the schools.
- POLICE & FIRE
Tuesday, January 1
Security of the students and staff is at the foremost of all the issues currently in the Ladue School District. This is a reprint of information in the most recent edition of the Ladue E-News Newsletter. In the Aftermath of the Tragedy in Newtown, Connecticut The physical and mental safety and security of students and staff members are top priorities in the Ladue School District. Unfortunately, school districts around the country were recently reminded how unexplainable, horrible tragedies, such as the one that took place at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, CT on Friday, December 14, 2012, can occur despite every effort made to secure a school building. The Ladue School District, like all other schools around the country, both …
Friday, December 21, 2012
More are needed for the school in Connecticut.
Villa Duchesne and Oak Hill School students like senior Sarah Sutherlin made paper snowflakes for the students of Sandy Hook Elementary. The snowflakes will be mailed to Connecticut to decorate a new elementary school building. The idea was inspired by the fact that “like our children, no two snowflakes are alike. ” The Snowflake Drive is sponsored by the Connecticut Parent Teacher Student Association. If you would like to participate, mail your snowflakes to Connecticut PTSA, 60 Connolly Parkway, Building 12, Suite 103, Hamden, CT 06514, by January 12, 2013.
Monday, December 17, 2012
In the wake of the Newtown, CT school massacre, St. Louis County Police Chief Tim Fitch will visit schools this week to discuss increasing security, including putting guns in elementary schools.
St. Louis County Police Chief Tim Fitch and police officers will begin visiting St. Louis County schools Monday morning, according to KMOV. Fitch said he's received numerous calls from area schools concerned about security since Friday's mass shooting in a Newtown, CT elementary school. Fitch acknowledges that most high schools and some middle schools, including those in West County, have armed school resource officers. However, elementary schools are not normally protected by officers. Fitch wants to see armed resource officers or armed school officials in those schools, according to KSDK. He points out that Sandy Hook Elementary School conducted threat drills and locked its doors once class started, but that did not stop suspected …