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Parents, teachers in Grove, Oklahoma, raise money for more school security

Funds raised by parents and teachers in Grove, Oklahoma, are earmarked to purchase cameras and door security systems and to pay for a second school resource officer, Superintendent Sandy Coaly said.
BY SHEILA STOGSDILL Modified: February 14, 2013 at 7:52 pm •  Published: February 15, 2013

Closer to home, the city's police department was called to the school Jan. 11 after a grade school student threatened to bring a gun aboard a school bus.

The threat was determined to be an off-the-cuff statement. Officials said no children were in harm's way, and no gun was brought to school.

Fundraisers set

The Grand Lake Family YMCA will host a 5k run/walk March 2. The “Steps for Safe Schools” run starts at the Grove School Administration building, circles the community and finishes at the administration building.

A fundraiser earlier this month at a local restaurant netted $500 from drinks and customers' tips, Coaly said. School administrators cooked, cleaned and accepted tips. Proceeds from the sale of beverages throughout the day were given to the school.


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