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Saturday, March 28, 2015

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Weather often puts superintendents in no-win situations

School superintendents have to make tough decisions regarding  having school when there’s the threat of inclement weather, and they are really in a no-win situation since Mother Nature ultimately decides whether their decisions were good or bad. Consider, however, that their responsibility is the safety of thousands of youngsters and you need to give them the benefit of the doubt. (February 24, 2015, Page 4)

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    Letters to the Editor

    Angie and Alex Dorris write to thank the teachers and administration/staff members who help with the carpool line at Lafayette Elementary Schools each day. (January 16, 2015, Page 4)

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      With school traffic, think safety first

      It’s the time of the year when our most valuable resources — our children — are heading to and from school daily. Editor Don Whitten offers best practices for students, parents and drivers in dealing with the increased traffic of students. (August 13, 2014, Page 4A)

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        OSD installs new security system

        Oxford School District has a new security system for visitors into the buildings this year. (August 13, 2013, Page 5)

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          Letters to the Editor

          Preston Ray Garrett writes about gun control and government involvement, urging a move that would place armed officers in every school in America. (May 15, 2013, Page 4)

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            Local districts increase security

            After the school shooting in Newtown,Conn.,  local school districts along with many others in the state, have evaluated security issues and are taking steps to increase safety in the schools. (March 1, 2013, Page 1A)

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              OSD considers more security

              Oxford School Board met on Monday and discussed their annual review of their security plan as well as adding police, rather than security guards back to their elementary schools. (December 18, 2012, Page 1)

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                Local schools review safety

                Local school districts reevaluate safety plans in wake of Friday’s shootings in Conn. (December 17, 2012, Page 1A, 10A)

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                  Dropping off, picking up students a big challenge

                  Do you pick up or drop of children at area schools? If so, Editor Don Whitten warns that it doesn’t get any better as the students get older as he tells stories about early-morning and mid-afternoon trips through the line. (April 4, 2012, Page 4A)

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                    Dealing with storms very nerve-racking

                    People throughout Lafayette County and surrounding areas spent a hectic 24 hours or so dealing with storms, tornadoes and the threat of them, and will now begin dealing with the aftermath and helping those who suffered major damage. Editor Don Whitten takes a look back at Tuesday night and Wednesday, and hopes for a long spell without any more days like them. (April 28, 2011, Page 4)

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