CHRISTIAN BREAKING NEWS: Siouxland Christian School, Sioux City, Iowa | Christian School to Have Armed Staff Members Starting Next Week [#SiouxlandChristian]
Siouxland Christian School in Sioux City has been working over the past year to improve facility security and student safety.
In a letter to parents, the school administrator revealed that select staff members will be armed on campus beginning next week.
Superintendent Dr. Lindsay Laurich stated that the staff members, who will remain unidentified, were carefully vetted and trained.
In the letter, Laurich added in the case of an active shooter the armed staff members are instructed to move immediately to the threat.
Laurich stated that their approach will allow teachers and children to seek safety while still providing an active response until law enforcement arrives.
However, Laurich stated that the decision to arm staff was a difficult one.
Siouxland Christian School is a fully accredited private school that serves students from preschool through 12th grade.
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