Category Safety

Oakland Schools makes safety and security a priority

Grant funds will go to tech, main campuses Grant money recently garnered by Oakland Schools will be allocated directly to beefing up the safety and security at all four Oakland Schools Technical Campuses, as well as the Main Campus building in Waterford. Oakland Schools received $282,375 from the Michigan State Police Competitive School Safety Grant […]

America’s Safe Schools Week provides opportunity to engage with students, local community

Observation is Oct. 21-27, 2018  Oct. 21-27 is America’s Safe Schools Week, an annual observance which draws attention to the continuing problem of school violence by educating students, school faculty and the community about how schools can be made safer and more secure. America’s Safe Schools Week offers an opportunity to address this very important issue […]

Oakland County Health provides tips to residents on how to fight the flu

Influenza (flu) causes more hospitalizations among young children than any other vaccine-preventable disease, and children younger than 5 are at higher risk for serious flu-related complications. Getting a flu shot can reduce flu illnesses, doctor’s visits, missed work and school days, and prevent flu-related hospitalizations and deaths. Taking preventive actions, such as washing your hands […]

Safety is no accident at Oakland Schools -ISD earns 2017 safety award from state insurance company

Oakland Schools was recently presented with the 2017 Safety is No Accident Award from SET SEG’s MASB-SEG Property/Casualty Pool – one of only five educational entities in the state to garner this recognition. MASB-SEG Property/Casualty Pool is a member-owned, risk-sharing pool that provides coverage and services tailored to Michigan’s public education community. It is an […]

National School Bus Safety Week puts the brakes on poor student transportation habits

National School Bus Safety Week (Oct. 16-20) is upon us and it’s a great time to recognize the importance of the big yellow bus! Did you know the school bus industry that provides safe, effective transportation for over 25 million schoolchildren is the largest form of mass transit in the United States? According to the […]

What you can do to advocate for safer schools

This week (Oct. 15-21) Is America’s Safe Schools Week. Whether you’re a parent, an educator or a guardian of students, please take some time to raise awareness for school safety by implementing some of the activities listed below. Advocating school safety is how we can help ensure the well-being of all children and the quality […]