Inquiring Photographer

How do you think students can keep schools safe from intruders?

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“They can do random searches and wand checks. And, lock all doors and move things in advance to their advantage.” ninth grader Kendra Houp said.
Photo taken by Ben Blackie

“They can do random searches and wand checks. And, lock all doors and move things in advance to their advantage.” ninth grader Kendra Houp said. Photo taken by Ben Blackie

“They can do random searches and wand checks. And, lock all doors and move things in advance to their advantage.” ninth grader Kendra Houp said. Photo taken by Ben Blackie

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How do you think students can keep schools safe from intruders?

“They can do random searches and wand checks. And lock all doors and move things in advance to their advantage,” ninth grader Kendra Houp said.
Photo by Ben Blackie

“There’s not much you can do. Just act when the time comes,” ninth grader Dylan McNelly said. Photo by Ben Blackie

“Wearing ID’s and keeping them updated every year. That way we will know if they don’t belong,” teacher Christine Johnston said. Photo by Ben Blackie

“I guess more searches and to be aware of surroundings,” ninth grader Nyje Burress said. Photo by Ben Blackie

“I think they can keep them safe by getting different hiding spots,” seventh grader Emma Barefoot said. Photo by Ben Blackie

“Don’t bring weapons to school. Or talk about shootings outside of school. To keep us safe,” seventh grader Jenna Vazguez said. Photo by Ben Blackie

“Not opening doors for the intruders,” eighth grader Ethan Clark said. Photo by Ben Blackie

“Not going in the hallways often, also getting cameras. And just being aware,” eighth grader Marcus Almeida said. Photo by Ben Blackie

“Putting metal detectors in the doors. And, putting more cameras by the doors,” seventh grader Jacob Keller said. Photo by Ben Blackie

“Getting security cameras and checking often. Also not having students open doors,” eighth grader Hanna McGuire said. Photo by Ben Blackie

About the Writers
Ben Blackie, Reporter

Ben Blackie is a student at AAJHS. Along with being in the school newspaper, he has been a part of the school’s student council since seventh grade. He is also in the ninth grade committee. Every year during his summer vacation he and his family try to do a new and adventurous activity. For example this past summer he went parasailing and zip lining .

Chastity Brunner, Reporter

Chastity Brunner is a student at Altoona Area Junior High School. Along with being in her school’s newspaper site, she is a captain for the AAJHS cheer squad, in vocal ensemble and is currently in honors classes. Twenty One Pilots is her favorite band. Her favorite sport is football, and her favorite team is the Pittsburgh Steelers. Chastity also has two dogs and one cat, and she loves to draw and take photos in her free time.

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  1. kyle hite on April 26th, 2018 12:41 pm

    I agree in making the school safer. i love it here and don’t want anyone to be harmed:) <3

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