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North Knox School Board Approves Use of Safe Schools Grant

The North Knox School Board voted Monday night to approve the use of a 100-thousand dollar "Safe Schools" grant made available through the State of Indiana.

The state provided 50-thousand dollars of the funding in a dollar-for-dollar match with the school corporation.

The grant will be used for advanced security, including cameras, locks, and School Resource Officers.  

The three S-R-O's -- provided by the Knox County Sheriff's Department - are stationed at North Knox Junior-Senior High School, North Knox Intermediate School, and North Knox Primary School.

Superintendent Darrell Bobe praised the officers' work -- both in school, and mixing with students at extra-curricular school functions.