Menomonie (WQOW) – On Tuesday, Wisconsin Attorney General Brad Schimel announced that the School District of the Menomonie Area was awarded $168,808 for improving safety measures in the school district.
The school district received all the money it asked for.
The school safety grant funds will allow the school district to:
- Install shatter resistant film on primary and secondary entrances and sidelight windows in each of the seven school buildings in the school district,
- Purchase crisis response kits for building offices and updated emergency flip charts for classrooms,
- Provide training for staff in the areas of non-violent crisis intervention and trauma informed care,
- Improve building surveillance systems and extend perimeter fencing at several of the district’s schools.