COLUMBIA CITY â€” Whitley County Consolidated Schools Superintendent Pat Oâ€™Connor praised all of the WCCS staff for working hard for a smooth to start the 2013-14 school year.
At Tuesdayâ€™s WCCS work session, Oâ€™Connor told the Board of Trustees that all of the staff, from janitors to bus drivers, was diligent over the summer months to get the school year off to a good start.
â€śThe custodial staff did a great job getting the schools in shape,â€ť Oâ€™Connor said.
Custodians conducted deep cleaning of the schools, as well as painting and landscaping to spruce up the buildings.
â€śThe schools were all ready for the kids to come,â€ť Oâ€™Connor said.
Along with making the schools look spic-and-span, staff also worked to provide a safer atmosphere for students.
â€śThe day before students arrived, each principal met with their staff and reviewed the schoolâ€™s safety plans,â€ť Oâ€™Connor said. â€śWe wanted to highlight that some of the most important things for our students are safety and security.â€ť
She also touted the hard work of the transportation department.
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