Entries by safesound

Let’s Open the Conversation about Door Safety

The most visible tool we have to protect our schools are doors. They are everywhere – on the outside of our buildings at various external entrances, and all throughout a school building. While doors may have originally served as a way to allow people to come and go, or help cut down on distractions outside […]

Connecting With Teens for a Cause

Earlier this year, I had the pleasure of meeting some very special teens who joined us to celebrate our cause during our New Year, New Sound event in NYC. While the event recap does a great job of capturing the essence and excitement of the day, I wanted to share some more personal reflections with […]

Safe and Sound Schools and Bark Team Up

Safe and Sound Schools and Bark Team Up to Provide Schools With More Comprehensive School Safety Resources Research-backed educational resources combined with smart monitoring technology helps parents and schools improve safety efforts Newtown, CT – Jan. 16, 2019 – Safe and Sound Schools, a national school safety non-profit founded by Sandy Hook parents, today announced […]

Happy New Year!

As the Safe and Sound team reflects on 2018 and looks forward to 2019, we’d like to express sincere gratitude to our supporters and partners. We are thankful for all the support we received this year, the donations and fundraisers, the new folks we’ve met and the familiar faces we reconnected with. School safety takes […]

Become a Sponsor of the National Summit on School Safety

  Don’t Miss the National Summit on School Safety Safe and Sound Schools is thrilled to host our first National Summit on School Safety in partnership with the Region 4 Education Service Center, in Houston, Texas. If you haven’t already done so, save the date for March 28-30, 2019! This event will bring together educators, […]

Remembering Emilie and Joey

December 14, 2018 I still remember Emilie pacing back and forth through the endless, pink Barbie packaging that filled the aisle at Target. She couldn’t quite decide what to buy. She was picking out a gift for her sweet classmate, Josephine (Joey for short), for her seventh birthday party. Joey was autistic and apraxic, which […]