SAFETY CHANGES

SAFETY CHANGES

CHARLTON COUNTY SCHOOL SYSTEM

2018-2019 SCHOOL YEAR

 

SYSTEM-WIDE

  • All schools now have a video surveillance system.
  • All schools have a “buzz in” system with video at all front entrances.
  • Enhanced armed law enforcement will have a greater presence at all schools.  Specific details are not being released to the public.
  • All schools will utilize the Check-mate Plus System to check-out students and to monitor visitors/volunteers on campus.  A picture identification will be required.

 

FOLKSTON ELEMENTARY SCHOOL

  • Parents are allowed to escort students to their classrooms for the first week of school only.
  • Fencing will be installed to secure the walkway to the gym.
  • Parents eating lunch with their children will not be allowed to escort students back to classes.

 

ST. GEORGE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL

  • The office area is now a secure area and admittance to the main hall way will require entry through new security doors.
  • Parents are allowed to escort students to their classrooms for the first week of school only.

 

BETHUNE MIDDLE SCHOOL

  • Fencing will be installed to secure the ISS building.
  • Parents are allowed to escort students to their classrooms for the first week of school only.

  

CHARLTON COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL

  • A new front office area has been renovated.  Once school begins each morning, all exterior doors will be locked and alarmed.  Entrance to and exit from the building can only be obtained through the new front office area.
  • The high school bell schedule has been revised and extended learning time has been added to the day.  For safety reasons, the morning break time has been eliminated.
  • Oversized duffle bags or backpacks are not allowed.  Approved athletic bags are allowed.  Administration will be glad to view bags for approval.
  • Head phones or ear buds are prohibited unless they are being used in an instructional activity.
  • Food deliveries for lunch will be restricted to Friday only.
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