Safety & Security News

Increased School Resource Officer Presence, New Visitor Management System Latest in Safety-Security Initiatives
08/07/2018
Lakota Schools has announced several new safety and security initiatives since the spring. Most recently, the district has committed to hiring eight additional school resource officers (SRO) for the upcoming school year, bringing the total number to 18. This will allow full-time law enforcement coverage at every Lakota school campus.
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Lakota Partners with MindPeace to Increase Student Access to Mental Health Services
08/02/2018
A new partnership between Lakota Local Schools and MindPeace will increase student access to high quality and affordable mental healthcare.
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Lakota SRO Named Deputy of the Year
07/25/2018
Deputy Doug Hale was named Deputy of the Year by Butler County Sheriff Richard Jones on July 18. Hale was recognized for his years of service and outstanding performance.
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Lakota Increases Number of School Resource Officers
07/25/2018
In another demonstration of its commitment to the safety and security of its students and staff, Lakota Local Schools has committed to hiring eight additional school resource officers (SRO) for the upcoming school year, bringing the total number to 18. This will allow full-time law enforcement coverage at every Lakota school campus.
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Lakota Announces Continued Commitment to Safety, Security Efforts
06/28/2018
Earlier this year, Lakota announced that it was researching new safety and security measures that go beyond the November 2013 levy commitments. “We have been exploring new initiatives for the safety and well-being of our district for the past year. Prior to the proposed levy, Lakota had already committed to the implementation of some of these programs,” said Superintendent Matthew Miller. “Those plans remain in place even after today’s withdrawal from the county-wide levy.”
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Information on County School Safety & Security Levy
06/27/2018
At the June 11, 2018 Board of Education meeting, Jenni Logan, Treasurer/CFO of Lakota Local Schools, presented information regarding the proposed county-wide school safety and security levy.
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Lakota Adds Safety Tip Line
04/30/2018
Lakota Schools is adding another layer to its safety and security protocols. The district has partnered with the Ohio Department of Education and the Ohio Department of Public Safety to bring the SaferOH tip line to the Lakota community.
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K-9 Units Perform Drug Search as Part of Safety and Security
04/12/2018
There are many different components included in the safety and security protocols at Lakota Schools. In addition to the safety drills practiced throughout the school year, periodically our partners at the Butler County Sheriff’s Office bring in K-9 units to perform drug searches at the high schools and in the student parking lots.
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Lakota Welcomes Hope Squads to School Safety Program
04/11/2018
Lakota Local Schools, in partnership with Greater Cincinnati’s Grant Us Hope, is proud to bring Hope Squad to students at both Lakota East and Lakota West high schools. Preparation for full implementation in the 2018-19 school year is beginning now with student, staff and parent informational meetings.
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