January 31, 2013 | Vol. 116 -- No. 41

Medical Lake takes school security ‘very seriously here’

Recent gun incidents in schools have prompted school districts across the country to review their security and safety policies. Medical Lake is joining others in the area and ensuring its practices provide the safest learning atmosphere for its students.

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Middle school assistant principal Scott Blasingame said safety committees have been in place at both the district level and in each building for a number of years. Those committees meet several times each year, reviewing and updating practices along the way.

“We take safety very seriously here,” Blasingame said.

Among the items disc...

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