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*School Safety Policy UPDATE*



December 10th, 2018

To the Families of CornerStone Christian Academy:

Over the past year we have undertaken a detailed examination and evaluation of our security and safety measures here at CCA. With directive input through monitoring and oversight of this assessment (including school surveys), the Board of Directors has put forth unanimous approval to officially allow pre-qualified staff to have the ability to defend and protect our school with being armed.

This change in improved school safety now includes the public declaration that our staff may be armed and use whatever force is necessary to protect our school family. Various signs will be posted with the following statement that is used by a large number of schools nationwide:                        

We believe this to be an appropriate safety measure given the unfortunate reality of violence in our society today. We also believe this is a prudent and pro-active step in furthering the safety of our school.

While specific details are not provided for obvious security reasons, there is a detailed set of parameters and qualifications involved in this level of security. The safety of our children is taken at the utmost priority and of the highest considerations. Please understand that our staff will not be able to answer “specific” or “detailed” questions that could compromise our school safety operations.

These enhancements were taken with much prayer and discernment, and in the best interest in stewarding the care of our children. If you have any questions, please see me directly. As always, please keep our school ministry and our safety in your daily prayers!



In His blessings,

Rev. John Young

Executive Director

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