The School Board will discuss more preventive measures it could take to increase safety at LM.
In the wake of the Sandy Hook Elementary School tragedy, Lower Moreland School District has announced it will take steps to increase its own security at the High School, Murray Avenue and Pine Road. The District's Safe School Committee has discussed various ways to make our schools a safer place given what happened in Connecticut earlier this month. A plan for police officers to visit the schools several times a week to interact with teachers and students has already been put into place. Police officers will also participate in some school activities like reading and drug and alcohol awareness assemblies. This will make students feel safer while on school grounds. "Police officers will make regular visits to the buildings and become …
The Upper Moreland Police Department and school officials recently investigated an incident after talks of a possible attack at the schools.
Friday, December 21, 2012
The tragic shooting in Newtown, Connecticut has everyone across the country on heightened alert when it comes to violent attacks. Days after the Sandy Hook Elementary School incident, Upper Dublin High School was put on lockdown after a student held his umbrella like a gun. And now days after that, talks of another possible attack hit closer to home. Earlier this week the police had to step in after students at Upper Moreland High School were suspected of planning an attack at the school. After interviewing the subjects, police found "no truth to any of the rumors." On Wedesday, Dec. 19, the Upper Moreland Police Department sent out an advisory message with the subject: "False reports of pending school violence" Everyone has become …