Etowah Co. students attend school safety meeting | News
ETOWAH COUNTY, AL (WBRC)- A new task force is discussing readiness and safety measure for Etowah County's schools in the wake of the deadly shootings at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn.
The group that met Friday included the DA, parents and even students. They discussed topics ranging from mental health and bullying to allowing guns in schools to increasing safety drills.
Some of the students were vocal and happy to share their opinions.
"We've got to start from the bottom and we've got to do stuff that can be done now, I mean a lot of stuff has got to be changed in order to do different things, if that's what needs to be done. But we've got to get something rolling now," Etowah High School student Michael Smith said.
The committee organizers hope that more students will attend future meetings and they say they found today's feedback very valuable.
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