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Sandy Hook Elementary School

Sandy Hook Elementary School
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  • Dedicated officers return to Mesa, Estancia high schools

    Costa Mesa and Estancia high schools will have specific police officers dedicated to each campus this school year for the first time since 2012. The Costa Mesa Police Department revived its school resource officer, or SRO, program in February. It was...
  • College district chancellor to discuss campus safety

    The Coast Community College District chancellor will respond Wednesday to campus safety concerns that faculty voiced earlier this year. This spring, the academic senates at Orange Coast College and Golden West College passed resolutions hoping to...
  • Ex-officers form campus security unit

    Ex-officers form campus security unit
    A former Costa Mesa police officer and a cadre of other law-enforcement veterans say they believe they've come up with a viable plan to prevent violence in schools Jess Gilman, a 27-year police veteran, retired from Costa Mesa's department in October....
  • A song for Sandy Hook

    A song for Sandy Hook
    "Hi, Mommy!" "Hi, baby, how ever are you?" "Oh, in heaven, everything is fine. There's no pain, sickness, sadness. What about on Earth?" "Well, there's all of that and we miss you terribly." "I miss you too, Mommy, but please smile for me. I see...
  • Former officer says campuses can't stop shooters

    When Newport-Mesa school officials reacted to the deadly shooting in a Connecticut elementary school Friday with a message, they reaffirmed their commitment to safety but acknowledged that the district has no real response for a tragedy on the scale of...
  • Vice principal: Rumored threats at Harbor not 'credible'

    Newport Harbor High School administrators tried to quash rumors about threatened violence on campus Friday with a message sent out to parents saying they had uncovered no current danger. "Several students have expressed concern about coming to school...
  • Apodaca: Our children, first and foremost

    I am not a particularly brave or noble person. But like every other parent I know, I possess an unwavering certainty that I would lay down my life for my children. Yet we parents also know that we can't always protect our kids from danger, a fact that...
  • Commentary: Make school safety a new year priority

    By the time you read this, Christmas will have come and gone and we'll be heading to the new year with anticipation of better days to come. The children of our community have taken the obligatory holiday break and most are eagerly looking forward to...
  • Students come through for Sandy Hook

    Newport-Mesa students have pitched in with schools across the U.S. to create a blizzard of support in the form of paper snowflakes, welcoming those displaced from Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn. After winter break, students from Sandy...
  • Commentary: Armed teachers makes no sense

    We need to carefully examine the notion of armed teachers in the classroom. In our bumper sticker world, it sounds good, doesn't it? A friend of mine called me recently and asked me to consider what would have happened at Sandy Hook Elementary School...
  • Commentary: It's time to arm school personnel

    The echoes from the gunfire had scarcely subsided at Sandy Hook Elementary School before the hysterical pleadings from the gun haters for ever-tougher gun control laws reached a crescendo. Lamentable, but predictable. It happens every time somebody goes...
  • Teachers push for assault rifle ban

    The Newport-Mesa Federation of Teachers has twice asked the school district to support tighter gun regulations, but district officials say there are no plans to address the topic while school-safety discussions continue in the wake of the Newtown, Conn.,...