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One month after Parkland, Florida shooting, school security issue remains at the fore

A month after a tragic high school shooting in Florida, Gloucester High School students are understandably concerned over their own safety while school administrators are doing their best to ensure that the students in their charge are protected from any such threat and can continue to focus on learning.

“After seeing what happened in Parkland, Florida, of course it’s got everyone thinking to be a little scared now. So I can’t say that I feel 100 percent safe at school” said GHS senior Jeffrey Cho.

GHS principal Craig Reed, as well as the rest of the school’s administration, faculty and staff, has taken many precautions in attempts to ensure the safety of everyone working and learning inside the building.

“The safety and security of a building should be a priority and concern for all stakeholders in a school,” Reed said.

To raise awareness about the issues surrounding school safety, as well as honor the 17 lives lost on Feb. 14 at Parkland&...

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