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KHS goes on soft lockdown Oct. 17

KHS goes on soft lockdown Oct. 17

Benji Wilton, print editor

October 17, 2019

KHS went on soft lockdown after three unauthorized persons arrived on campus Oct. 17.

KSD updates visitor management system

KSD updates visitor management system

Kate Schreiber, features writer

September 15, 2019

The Raptor Visitor Management System was implemented throughout KSD Sept. 3. The system will now require visitors to present a state issued ID when signing in.

Trench coat, baseball cap and airhorns

Trench coat, baseball cap and airhorns

Richard Pfeifer, feature writer

May 7, 2018

The day started with head principal, Dr. Mike Havener, making the announcement that KHS was expecting a intruder drill not initially specifying the time but later revealed to be 11:10 a.m., April 27. Then, at the expected time, airhorns, simulating gunshots, sounded in the social studies and scien...

The struggles of school safety

The struggles of school safety

Kate Hennessey and Wolfgang Frick

March 16, 2018

There have been 25 fatal school shootings in America since 1999. According to statistics included in the 2001 U.S. Digest of Education, 26,407 public high schools and 10,693 private high schools exist in the United States. This statistic fuels the thoughts of millions of Americans who send their chi...

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