Back to school safety and security: Buena Vista City Public Schools

10 News investigates the measures school districts are taking to protect staff and students

BUENA VISTA, Va. – Buena Vista City Public Schools serves about 900 students and consists of one high school, a middle school and two elementary schools.

This year the division invested:

  • $160,000 on a camera system at Parry McCluer High School.
  • $180,000 for a fence at Enderly Heights Elementary
  • $5,000 for an emergency communication system
  • $20,000 for door locks at both elementary schools and the middle school
  • Two school resource officers
  • Digital mapping
  • Visitor sign-in systems at all schools

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Alyssa Rae grew up in Roanoke and graduated from Virginia Tech. An avid sports fan, she spent her first 8 years in TV as a sports anchor and reporter.

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