Henry County Schools to Host School Safety Town Halls

Henry County Schools logo in purple on white background

Henry County Schools will be hosting two school safety town halls this month. The meetings will be to discuss the district’s ongoing efforts to ensure a safe school environment in Henry County.

School Safety Town Halls

The school safety town hall meetings will occur at the following dates and times:

  • Thursday, April 20, 6:00 pm – 7:15 pm
    Henry County Schools Boardroom
    33 N. Zack Hinton Pkwy, McDonough, GA
  • Tuesday, April 25, 6:00 pm – 7:15 pm
    Henry Learning and Support Center (formerly Henry County Middle School)
    166 Holly Smith Drive, McDonough, GA

In a district email blast, they shared the following:

Please join us for a Community Conversation focused on School Safety and Security – where we will discuss the district’s security investments and efforts to ensure safe school environments. There will also be time dedicated to structured Q&A, as well as small group discussions to facilitate recommendations as we continuously improve.

Henry County Schools, April 17, 2023.

Be sure and attend one of the two meetings if able.

School Safety Measures

Since last summer, Henry County Police Department has provided school resource officers in Henry County Schools. The Sheriff’s Office previously fulfilled this role.

In addition to school resource officers, the district is in the finishing touches of installing a new security access control system at all schools. The system requires staff to have a badge access card to enter the building. Any visitors must be screened-in at the front entrance. The current education SPLOST program paid for the new security control system.

Featured image shows the Henry County Schools logo. HCS photo.

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