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Tragedy puts school safety in the spotlight

With the Florida high school Valentine’s Day tragedy that left 17 people dead still fresh on the nation’s mind, many people are wondering about safety measures in their own schools including Hayesville’s. Many adults are also seeking advice on how to reassure the children in their lives. 

On Monday, Clay County Schools Superintendent Dr. Mark Leek said, “Our thoughts and prayers go out to all the victims, their families and community of Parkland, Fla. It is extremely sad and definitely heightens our awareness not only at school, but all places of mass gatherings.” 

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By Lorrie Ross Staff writer

Clay County Progress

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