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Rockwood looks into being more clear on penalties for students who bring drugs to school to distribute

Rockwood School District’s Board of Education members agreed, on June 2, to ask staff and the district’s legal counsel to review district discipline policies and look into the possibility of being more clear in wording on consequences for students who bring drugs to schools to distribute to others. Board member Dominqué Paul suggested the investigation after saying, in light of increasing prescription drug abuse nationwide, that “we need to ensure Rockwood’s policy protects the safety of our kids – we need to tighten our policy to prevent students supplying drugs to others.” “There should be an extremely strong consequence for ...

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Rockwood receives first delivery of new school buses

A new era in student transportation in the Rockwood School District has taken another step forward. On June 2, the district took delivery of the first buses that will be part of its new district-owned and managed fleet. A ribbon-cutting ceremony at Rockwood’s transportation and maintenance facility in Wildwood concluded a caravan that began at the Central States Bus Sales facility in Fenton. The 12-bus procession included stops at Uthoff Valley Elementary, Eureka High and Crestview Middle before ending at the Wildwood location on Manchester Road. Central States is the source for the 164 passenger buses – manufactured by the ...

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