Some of the money will go toward securing the front entrances at the intermediate and junior high schools. They’re the only two schools without systems that require visitors to be buzzed in.
Superintendent Laura Hammack says they started talking about the renovations more than a year ago, but the approval process came at an interesting time.
“It’s especially timely, of course, with the recent events in Parkland,” Hammack says. “We’ve been looking at ways in which we can make our buildings much more hard targets instead of soft.”