School district addresses school safety policies — Elaine Pinckney

At the central office, we are focused on developing a mass communication system, a visitor management system, a universal set of crisis commands, a camera surveillance policy, and a systematic plan for connecting with our community resources. We understand that safety goes beyond the physical, and applies to mental and emotional well-being as well. At… Read More »

Op-Ed — The power of nature works to clean waters

By Rose Paul In the outcry over bad water quality in Lake Carmi and the continuing drumbeat to improve water quality from the Connecticut River to Lake Champlain, there is one strategy often overlooked: smart investments in nature. Scientists know that wetlands and forests are naturally designed to filter sediment and pollutants such as excess… Read More »