A Word From The Superintendent

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By Brad Overton

School safety and gun control has been at the forefront of many discussions since the recent school shooting in Florida. While I don’t want to get political, I would like to share my thoughts on school safety and security. Any school shooting is a tragic event; I simply can’t imagine having to deal with such a tragedy.

Having to deal with the death of students while at school has become way too common across our country. It is hard to understand what drives someone to commit such an act. I believe that there are numerous factors that drive someone to take such action. Family life, past experiences, drugs/alcohol, mental illness and even video games have all been blamed for contributing to such behavior.

However, there has been no one direct cause or link that can be correlated to such violence


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