There has been much debate over how to keep Michigan students and staff safe after the fatal November 2021 Oxford High School shooting that claimed the lives of several students and teachers. Should West Michigan schools follow suit and adopt a clear backpack policy?
After 13-year-old Lakeview Middle Schooler Kaileb Cobb took his own life September 5, the spirit rocks at Lakeview High School, and at schools in the Battle Creek and Pennfield Districts, were painted with messages saying things like “stop bullying” and “in honor of Kaileb”.
The Calhoun County Clerk’s Office says that they now have available information including affidavits, petition forms needed to get on the November ballot and more, for all of the districts under their purview.
After a second failed bond request in less than 12 months, Pennfield Schools Superintendent Tim Everett tells 95.3 WBCK the district will, again, seek to figure out how voters want them to address security and other upgrades in school buildings.