$400K Safety Upgrade OK’d

County Schools Entryway Project Going Out To Bid

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Posted: February 1, 2013

The vestibule at Spotswood High School requires people entering the school to come through the office. (Photos by Nikki Fox / DN-R)
Matt Cross, resource officer at Spotswood High School, chats with students during class change on Thursday afternoon. Work is moving forward with safety improvements at several Rockingham County schools, including new entrances with vestibules at some schools and camera equipment. Each county high school already has its own resource officer.
A mounted camera keeps a watchful eye on the exterior of Spotswood High School.
Patty Quillen, special education social worker, signs in with the Spotswood security system. Eight schools in the Rockingham County system will be getting security upgrades, thanks to funding approved by the Board of Supervisors last week.
HARRISONBURG — Approximately $400,000 worth of safety projects are moving forward for Rockingham County Schools.

By the end of next week, the division will go out to bid to build safer entryways…

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