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School Safety Forum Scheduled Thursday at Reno High School


By Carla O’Day

chief-trevino-school-police-300x200-3048240-6049157The public is invited to a free community forum and roundtable discussion regarding school safety scheduled from 5:30 to 7 p.m. April 27 in the cafeteria at Reno High School, 395 Booth St.

Information on the Washoe County School District’s comprehensive safety assessment executive report and independent audit findings will be provided and discussed.

Topics are as follows: school visitor management, such as why people must sign in for every visit; campus security, including funding for upgrades; bullying and what parents can do if they think their children are victims; mental wellness, including what’s normal behavior and what’s not; various types of emergency procedures and how the district communicates via social media.

The Safe and Healthy Schools Commission, an advisory committee to the Board of Trustees, is hosting the event.

For more information, visit http://www.washoeschools.net/Page/6120 or call 775-348-0200.

For a copy of the safety assessment and audit: http://www.boarddocs.com/nv/washoe/Board.nsf/files/AJBSNA7166F3/$file/Attachment%20A%20–%20Executive%20Report.pdf

Carla O'Day
Carla O'Day
Carla has an undergraduate degree in journalism and more than 10 years experience as a daily newspaper reporter. She grew up in Jacksonville, Fla., moved to the Reno area in 2002 and wrote for the Reno Gazette-Journal for 8 years, covering a variety of topics. Prior to that, she covered local government in Fort Pierce, Fla.




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