Parkway implements new check-in protocol in effort to keep students safe

A visitor rings the doorbell as the sign above her tells her what she should expect during the check-in process. Visitors require an identification card and a purpose for the visit in order to be able to check in. “It is a hassle, it’s not as easy to enter the building, but what we have found is that most people are aware of the world that we live in and are willing to spend the extra time,” Mitchell said.

Lydia Roseman, News Editor

October 15, 2018

While waiting for the vote for Prop S on the November ballot, administration has incorporated new security measures that run background checks on every visitor that enters the building. “It used to be that you just signed in and we knew your name, but we didn’t know who you were or if you were a ...

Freshman LaTasia Brooks calls 911 on bus to save student

Brooks stands in the doorway of the bus where she helped call an ambulance for a student in distress.

Maddie Cooke, Staff Writer

December 12, 2016

Without hesitation, Brooks turned off her music and made her phone into a life saving tool.

Safe and sober prom

Kathryn Harter, Staff Writers

April 30, 2015

Listen to why students are choosing to stay sober on prom night!

Hiding for safety

Hiding for safety

Sydney Kinzy, Convergent Media Writer

January 27, 2015

On Jan. 21 during Common Ground junior Vericia Pearson hides under a table during an intruder drill. Students in the classrooms barricaded the doors with desks, chairs and backpacks. "Doing the drill made me more aware about what needs to happen and what I need to do in order to be safe," Pearson said.

Students practice for potential intruders

Following the Intruder Drill procedure, junior Vericia Pearson hides underneath the desk.

Claire Martin, Staff Writer

January 22, 2015

Students describe their experience during Common Ground which practiced the Intruder Drill.

Parkway teachers and staff take part in an intruder training program

Hannah Hoffmann, Staff Writer

August 29, 2014

The staff and administration share stories from intruder training on Aug. 7 and discuss Parkway's future security propositions.

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