School safety grant awarded to Menomonie School District

Menomonie (WQOW) – The Menomonie School District is the latest to win a grant from the Wisconsin Attorney General’s Office to improve school safety.

According to Menomonie Superintendent Dr. Joseph Zydowsky, the district was awarded $196,168 for improving safety measures and supporting mental health.

The school safety grant funds will allow the school district to:

● Provide adolescent mental health training for district staff
● Provide additional trauma sensitive schools training for district staff
● Provide emotional wellness therapy for students
● Revise the district’s crisis plan
● Purchase additional security supplies for school buildings
● Purchase technology tools for emergency communications
● Purchase additional bus cameras and Internet monitoring services
● Improve the secure entrance at Oaklawn Elementary School
● Improve the video surveillance system at Wakanda Elementary School

 

Clint Berge

Clint Berge

Clint Berge is the Social Media & Digital Content Manager for Eau Claire's Own WQOW News 18. Report any website issues to him at cberge@wqow.com

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