Fire Alarms and Fog Machines: Manitou’s New Security Procedures

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Sam Weiss, Senior Reporter

October 14, 2014

On Wednesday, September 17, many students were confused when the fire alarms sounded and rather than being told to evacuate, school faculty directed students to go to the farthest corner from the door of their classrooms and remain silent while teachers locked their doors and pulled their blinds shu...

Homecoming Dance: fire alarms fail to hinder the student experience

Evacuees stand outside of the school waiting for approval from the fire department to reenter the dance.

Sam Weiss, Senior Reporter

September 26, 2014

“It was just really, really hot.” Said junior Hannah Kimmet, who like many of the other Mustangs that attended the Homecoming dance, did not let the excessive heat and fire alarms stop her from having a good Homecoming experience. “It would have been nicer if it wouldn’t have been as hot,...

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