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updated 9:21 AM, Oct 22, 2020 America/Chicago

Centerville schools address safety

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By Tony Farkas

TRINITY COUNTY — A recent safety audit of the Centerville school system shows the students are learning in a safe environment.At its regular meeting on Oct. 15, the district’s School Board members discussed the audit, which also contained some deficiencies.The deficiencies were discussed only in closed session and not made public. However, Superintendent Mark Brown said that of those, most could be taken care of easily.

The district was commended for numerous items, which include:

  • having 30 fire extinguishers on campus;
  • having 10 staff members trained in the use of an automated external defibrillatorand CPR;
  • well-kept grounds;•student monitoring;•morale;•adequate use of security cameras;
  • secure classroom doors and metal exterior doors;•robustphone/intercom system; and
  • a healthy school climate.

In other business, the board:

  • held a second hearing on changes to the school’s policy manual; and
  • approved school finances for the month.
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