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COLUMBIA CITY â Whitley County Consolidated Schools Superintendent Pat OâConnor praised all of the WCCS staff for working hard for a smooth to start the 2013-14 school year.
At Tuesdayâs WCCS work session, OâConnor 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.
âThe custodial staff did a great job getting the schools in shape,â OâConnor said.
Custodians conducted deep cleaning of the schools, as well as painting and landscaping to spruce up the buildings.
âThe schools were all ready for the kids to come,â OâConnor said.
Along with making the schools look spic-and-span, staff also worked to provide a safer atmosphere for students.
âThe day before students arrived, each principal met with their staff and reviewed the schoolâs safety plans,â OâConnor said. âWe wanted to highlight that some of the most important things for our students are safety and security.â
She also touted the hard work of the transportation department.
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