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School Resource Officers (SROs) plan for SRO at door 21

School Resource Officers (SROs) plan for SRO at door 21

Hari Patel

November 20, 2019

School Resource Officers (SROs) at CHS plan for the transition to having an SRO stationed at door 21, according to SRO Shane VanNatter.   “Students may have noticed the construction at door 21 is almost complete so there will be an SRO stationed at that door soon,” VanNatter said.   According to VanNatter, an SRO at door 21 will help keep the nor...

School Resource Officers (SROs) continue to plan for potential new SRO at CHS

School Resource Officers (SROs) continue to plan for potential new SRO at CHS

Hari Patel

October 29, 2019

School Resource Officers (SROs) at CHS continue planning for the transition to potentially having a new SRO in November, according to SRO Shane VanNatter.   “The school safety referendum will be on the ballot for the election, and if it is passed, we will have four SROs if we get another officer in November,” VanNatter said.   According to VanNatter,...

Construction by Door 21 to finish by early November

Construction by Door 21 to finish by early November

Da-Hyun Hong

October 20, 2019

Construction at Door 21 should conclude by Nov. 1, according to Principal Tom Harmas. The new secured entrance will not only feature a buzzer system but will also have an office window. Harmas said, “In the vestibule of Door 21, we’ll have an office window so people can drop off stuff without co...

School Resource Officers (SROs) plan for potential new SRO at CHS

School Resource Officers (SROs) plan for potential new SRO at CHS

Hari Patel

October 8, 2019

School Resource Officers (SROs) at CHS plan for the transition to potentially having a new SRO in November, according to SRO Shane VanNatter.   “We often have only three SROs at the high school so another officer will help with that, and we will always have four SROs if we get another officer in November,”...

School resource officers schedule another lockdown drill before end of semester

School resource officers schedule another lockdown drill before end of semester

Alanna Wu

November 10, 2018

School resource officers (SROs) at CHS are organizing another lockdown drill before the end of the semester. For this particular drill, officers plan to implement more discussion about possible scenarios with a shooter and the appropriate actions to take. SRO Scott Moore said the goal of these lockdo...

School Resource Officers (SROs) assembles a student committee to discuss student safety

School Resource Officers (SROs) assembles a student committee to discuss student safety

Alanna Wu

October 17, 2018

School Resource Officers (SROs) plan to assemble and meet with a committee of CHS students in order to discuss ways to improve school safety. Donald “DJ” Schoeff, head of the committee and SRO, said this committee is designed get valuable input about school safety directly from students themselves. ...

School Resource Officers work to restrict access to open doors before, after school

School Resource Officers work to restrict access to open doors before, after school

Alanna Wu

September 4, 2018

School Resource Officers (SROs) are working to implement new safety measures at CHS by restricting the number of doors open both before and after school. Starting Sept. 4, students and staff can only enter the school through Doors 1, 4, 7 , 9, 13, 21, 22 and 29. SROs will open these doors at 7 a.m. ea...

To Serve and Protect: CHS students, staff reflect on police shortage nationwide

To Serve and Protect: CHS students, staff reflect on police shortage nationwide

Richa Louis

May 18, 2018

Within the last year, the law enforcement community has faced a nationwide police shortage. In Indiana, instructors at the Indiana Law Enforcement Academy said it’s likely law enforcement departments across the state will need more than 100 additional people combined. Some of that shortage may be a...