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LCHS book bag policy change

Lee County High School students will have to bring clear book bags to school during the 2018-2019 school year. (Source: Amazon.com via ProEquip) Lee County High School students will have to bring clear book bags to school during the 2018-2019 school year. (Source: Amazon.com via ProEquip)
LEE CO., GA (WALB) -

Lee County High School students will have to bring clear book bags to school during the 2018-2019 school year.

The principal, Karen Hancock, said this is in response to the recent incidents at schools across the nation.

You can read the whole policy here.

For clarification, they can't be mesh or colored.

Hancock added they recognize this is a change, but its all about the safety of the students.

"It is not that we think clear book bags solve everything in society, but is it a step that might make this building a little more safe? We have to try. We have to do everything, I don't ever want to say we should have at least tried," said Hancock. 

Purses and lunch boxes are still allowed.

And as far as athletics, the directors and coaches will be meeting next week to figure out the policy for duffel and sports bags.

You can purchase them for a low cost online, and they will also be selling some at the Kickoff at the beginning of the next school year.

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