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New fire drill policy, Carmel revoted safest place to live in U.S., raises questions over how prepared students are for emergencies

Student Resource Officer Shane VanNatter directs buses and traffic in the morning. VanNatter said a crash could easily occur while the buses are exiting the school.

Leslie Huang

September 20, 2019

Known by some as the “Beverly Hills of the Midwest,” Carmel has been named time and time again as one of the safest places to live in America, most recently in August 2019. According to AreaVibes, Carmel’s crime rate is 72% lower than the national average. Despite numerous credentials proving ...

New policy changes lockdown procedures

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November 18, 2011

For senior Jack Andrews, the old security policy of this school was ineffective. That old plan mandated a lockdown procedure that required teachers to simply close and lock their doors, in the event of an emergency. With the school’s administration implementing a new security policy regarding the violent-intruder...